It was Mahela Jayawardene’s 34th Test hundred and his 11th at the Sinhalese Sports Club.
President Mukherjee sent his congratulatory message to Indian captain M S Dhoni.
India’s batting mainstay Kohli has so far scored only 34 runs in four innings with a top score of 25.
Both starred in the game against Australia’s National Performance Squad during a limited overs match.
IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will face-off with the Chennai Super Kings in Hyderabad.
West Indies are scheduled to play 3 Tests and 5 ODIs in India between October 4 and November 18 this year.
Twenty20 cricket will feature in this year’s Asian Games but India and Pakistan will not participate.
While the visitors will find the pitch familiar from Lord’s, the surroundings and atmosphere will be very different.
England should have taken a decisive step ahead four times in Lord’s Test, writes Harsha Bhogle.
The 50-year-old Tulk is perhaps the best man to write Hampshire’s new cricket ground’s biography.
The 2nd Test was to be held at P. Sara Oval, but shifted to Colombo on Jayawardene’s request.
After the Perth ton, living legend Sachin Tendulkar said he became a more confident cricketer.
Noor Murad said that his team will give some tough fight to the Test-playing nations in 2015 World Cup.
‘You don’t pick Ashwin and get Murali Vijay to bowl off-spinners, it doesn’t make sense,’ Bedi said.
The suspension will stand until he has submitted independent biomechanical analysis that satisfies assessors.