The nation of mystery bowlers is getting its act together by weeding out suspect actions at an early stage.
Ravi Shastri defended MS Dhoni’s decision to quit during India's tour of Australia, even lauding him for it
After the 278-run win at the P Sara Oval, captain Virat Kohli and his team have the momentum to record a rare away series victory.
Cheteshwar Pujara, set to play after eight months on the bench, has little to gain but much to lose as stop-gap opener in third Test.
Naman Ojha looked in good touch in the nets, having recently appeared for India A against Australia A in Chennai.
Young Indian players have bought in their captain’s philosophy of aggression and have begun to deliver the goods.
As the thousands in attendance to bid farewell roared in unison, for once Kumar Sangakkara was lost for words.
Virat Kohli notches up first Test win as captain; India spoil Kumar Sangakkara’s farewell party by 278 runs to level the series.
The question that the team management will be asking itself is how or with whom do we replace Murali Vijay with?
Pushing Ajinkya Rahane up to No.3 was more like him serving the punishment for Rohit Sharma’s misgivings.
Kumar Sangakkara departs early in final innings of his career; Sri Lanka reduced to 72/2 after Ajinkya Rahane ton helps India set target of 413.
With 9 wickets at 13.77 apiece, Amit Mishra has been as decisive a threat as R Ashwin for the Lankans.
Cricket was always big in Jaffna, thriving during the war years. But local heroes were not allowed to travel to the mainland to showcase their skills.
As Kumar Sangakkara winds down the clock on his illustrious career, Bharat Sundaresan visits the city which fell in love with a shy, studious boy much before he became a legend.
Stuart Binny takes his first Test wicket by dismissing India’s biggest obstacle Angelo Matthews; Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra too bowl inspiring spells as visitors stretch lead.
Sri Lanka show chin to reach 140/3 at stumps on the second day after India clawed their way to a near-400 first innings score.
KL Rahul, dropped on 11, goes on to record his second hundred to help India post 319-6; Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma hit 70s.
KL Rahul said his skipper Virat Kohli told him to remain positive after India lost two early wickets in the morning.
Kumar Sangakkara will miss the sport, and the sport will miss him. But both will move on.
India go into the second Test at P’Sara Oval beset by injuries, batting order issues and a debilitating loss in the first match at Galle.
Tharindu Kaushal, spinner who tore through India’s defence in Galle, is helping construct a new life for his family.
The Oval will provide a perfect backdrop for Kumar Sangakkara to ride into the sunset.
Team director Ravi Shastri admits ‘defensive’ India froze in Galle but remains bullish about side’s endeavour to play ‘fearless cricket’.
At Galle, India had just gone from being on the verge of a dramatic innings victory to being handed a comprehensive beating.
Prior to the first Test, Ravi Shastri had declared that India would go in with four bowlers if they thought there was enough in the pitch.
Rangana Herath (7/48) and Tharindu Kaushal (3/47) spun Sri Lanka to an unlikely 63-run win over India after a remarkable turn of events in first Test.
Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne saw their edges caught, but on both occasions the appeal was turned down.
Chandimal turns Test around with a counter-attacking 162*, leaves India with a tricky 176-run chase.
Wriddhiman Saha’s 60-run knock meant India ended up with a sizeable first innings lead against Sri Lanka.
Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli hit centuries to give India 192-run lead; Ashwin, Mishra take two wickets in fading light to put India on course.
With ball expected to turn, jump and spit the likes of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma will be called into duty on a daily basis.
Ravichandran Ashwin grabbed six-for to derail the hosts on Day 1 at Galle.
Kumar Sangakkara clone? How a cover drive, an alert photographer and Tony Greig changed a 9-year-old Lankan boy’s life.
Forecasts over the next 5 days suggest nothing but thunderstorms, though Wednesday is expected to get the scattered variety of them.
Three-match Test series starting today could well be decided by how India’s fledgling batting copes with SL’s nascent bowling.
Kumar Sangakkara's biggest regret is not winning the World Cup.
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