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India Tour of Sri Lanka 2017


India vs Sri Lanka: Another blow for visitors as Angelo Mathews ruled out of final T20I

December 23, 2017 4:28 pm

Angelo Mathews did not come out to bat in the second T20I in Indore due to hamstring injury.

Sri Lanka coach Nic Pothas says team morale strengthened by India thrashing

September 21, 2017 6:17 pm

Sri Lanka were handed a drubbing on home soil against India, losing all nine games against the formidable tourists in a humiliating whitewash across all three formats of the game.

Hardik Pandya denies love relation with Parineeti Chopra, says we have never spoken before

September 09, 2017 12:13 pm

Hardik Pandya revealed that there is nothing between Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra and him and added that he did not know about the Twitter conversation and doesn't really answer relationship questions.

Team India’s ruthlessness against Sri Lanka earns them All Blacks comparison

September 08, 2017 8:43 am

India became the first team in the history of bilateral cricket to secure a complete whitewash across three formats on foreign soil steamrolling Sri Lanka 3-0 in Tests, 5-0 in ODIs and 1-0 in a one-off T20 International.

Who won the toss in Colombo? India or Sri Lanka? Video raises a lot of questions

September 07, 2017 9:05 pm

India had won the toss and Virat Kohli elected to bowl first. Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga had said that he would have bowled first too had he won the toss. But a closer look at the video of the toss raises the question as to whether India had really won it.

Rohit Sharma thanks fans for 'continued support' after Sri Lanka clean sweep, watch video

September 07, 2017 6:33 pm

Rohit Sharma hailed the support staff, his teammates and the Indian fans back home for helping the team to an unprecedented tour whitewash of Sri Lanka in India's recently concluded tour of the country.

Seeing Virat Kohli on the field or training in the nets itself is a motivation, says Kuldeep Yadav

September 07, 2017 5:27 pm

Leg spinner Kuldeep Yadav said that Virat Kohli gives freedom and "tremendous support" to the bowlers. Yadav played in the third Test, the final two ODIs and the standalone T20I. He took two wickets in the latter.

India vs Sri Lanka: KL Rahul dismissed by an absolute stunner from Dasun Shanaka; watch video

September 07, 2017 8:44 am

KL Rahul went for a cover drive off the fourth ball and Shanaka was standing at short cover. As the ball took flight, Shanaka dived to his left and plucked it out of thin air.

India vs Sri Lanka: Tour whitewash 'very special,' says Virat Kohli

September 07, 2017 4:24 am

Virat Kohli led India to a 9-0 cleansweep of Sri Lanka across all three formats in their tour. He stated that he was proud of the way his team's bench strength is coming up and the way he himself has been batting.

India second team to have won nine games in a tour

September 07, 2017 4:05 am

Since the advent of 20-over cricket, this is the seventh instance of a team winning all matches of a tour across formats and only the third instance of the visitors doing so. India are also only the second team to have won nine matches in a bilateral tour. 


India vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI: India give Sri Lanka's den a whitewash

September 04, 2017 3:35 am

India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the fifth and final ODI to complete a 5-0 series whitewash over them. India were taken to victory by Virat Kohli's 30th century and Bhuvneshwar Kumar's five wicket haul.

Lasith Malinga hosts India and Sri Lanka team members for dinner, see pics

September 02, 2017 5:13 pm

Lasith Malinga hosted Indian cricket team for dinner ahead of their final and fifth ODI. India have already sealed the series after winning the first four one-dayers.

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma tons help India beat Sri Lanka by 168 runs

September 01, 2017 12:31 am

India beat Sri Lanka by 168 runs in the fourth ODI to take 4-0 lead in the five-match series on Thursday. After posting a mammoth 375/5, the visitors bundled out the hosts for 207 to register the big win.

Rohit Sharma ton secures India's series-clinching win against Sri Lanka

August 27, 2017 11:41 pm

Opener Rohit Sharma smashed an unbeaten 124 to help India overcome a top-order wobble and register a series-clinching six-wicket victory in the third one-day international against Sri Lanka on Sunday.

India vs Sri Lanka: MS Dhoni, Bhuvneshwar Kumar take India to win in Kandy

August 25, 2017 1:17 am

Akila Dananjaya's career-best 6-54 was in vain as India beat Sri Lanka by three wickets in their second one-day international to go 2-0 up in the five-match series on Thursday.

Shikhar Dhawan 132*, Virat Kohli 82* help India crush Sri Lanka by nine wickets

August 20, 2017 9:27 pm

India cruised to victory in the first ODI of the five-match series in Sri Lanka by 9 wickets after Shikhar Dhawan scored an unbeaten 132 while Virat Kohli chipped in with 82*.

India blank Sri Lanka, win series 3-0

August 14, 2017 4:05 pm

The Virat Kohli-led Indian team registered a comprehensive win by and innings and 171 runs to clean sweep the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka in Pallekele. India scored 487 in first innings while Sri Lanka were bundled out for 135 and 181 respectively.

Yuvraj Singh dropped from Virat Kohli-led India squad for Sri Lanka ODIs, T20I

August 13, 2017 9:19 pm

India Squad: Virat Kohli (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Ajinkya Rahane, Kedar Jadhav, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur

Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav light up Pallekele

August 13, 2017 6:17 pm

The Virat Kohli-led Indian team took a mammoth lead of 333 runs against Sri Lanka at the end of third day's play after enforcing a follow-on against the hosts. India in first innings scored 487 runs and later bundled out Sri Lanka for 135.