India vs Sri Lanka

Asia Cup: How Atrocious Team Selection Let India Down Against Lanka

The New Indian looks at the five factors that led to India’s defeat against Sri Lanka in Asia Cup Super Four tie.

2nd Test: Iyer, Bumrah Give India An Upper Hand On Day 1

BENGALURU: On an action-packed Day 1 of the second Test at Bengaluru, India reduced Sri Lanka to 86-6 at stumps after scoring 252 in their first innings. Jasprit Bumrah was the wrecker-in-chief as he snapped up three wickets. Earlier in the day, India opted to bat after winning the toss. However opener Mayank Agarwal was …

1st Test: Clinical India Decimate Sri Lanka By an Innings and 222 Runs

MOHALI: After scoring an unbeaten 175, Ravindra Jadeja came good with the ball and propelled India a victory by an innings and 222 runs against Sri Lanka on Day 3 of the 1st Test at Mohali. The visitors, after following on, were skittled out for 178 in their second innings. Earlier in the day, the …

‘Heroic Jadeja, listless Sri Lanka’: Highlights of Day 2 of 1st India-Sri Lanka Test

MOHALI: On the back of Ravindra’s Jadeja’s terrific all-round performance, India are in a commanding position against Sri Lanka in the first Test at Mohali. At stumps on Day 2, Sri Lanka were reeling at 108-4 after India declared their first innings for 574-8. Here are the highlights from the second day of the first …

I Would Prefer To Bat At No. 3 in Tests: Hanuma Vihari

MOHALI (PUNJAB): Batsman Hanuma Vihari was promoted to number three position in the absence Cheteshwar Pujara and he responded well by scoring 58 on Day 1 of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Mohali. Pujara was dropped from the Test squad after performing badly over the last two years. “I would prefer batting at number …

‘Game-changer Pant, Befuddled Kohli’: Day 1 Highlights of 1st India-Sri Lanka Test

Propped up by Rishabh Pant’s rollicking 96 and Hanuma Vihari’s fifty, India reached 357-6 at stumps on Day 1 of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Mohali. Playing his 100th Test, Virat Kohli uncorked a few gorgeous shots but was prised out at 45. Here are the highlights of the day: Rohit pulls and …

[email protected]: How Does He Stack Up Against Greats Like Sachin & Dravid

On Friday, Virat Kohli became the 12th Indian cricketer to play 100 Tests as the first match between India and Sri Lanka at Mohali gets underway. He has joined the elite list of cricketers such as Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan …

Rohit Sharma replaces Virat Kohli as India’s full-time Test captain

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday announced that Rohit Sharma will be India’s full-time Test captain. He is replacing Virat Kohli, who had voluntarity quit Test captaincy after the series defeat against South Africa. Rohit is already the ODI and T20I captain of India. Rohit has score 3047 runs in …

Lucknow to host 1st T20I as BCCI revises schedule of Sri Lanka’s tour to India

The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) has announced a revised schedule for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour of India, keeping in the mind the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. The assembly polls in UP are being held in seven phases, the last of which will take place on March 7. The tour will …

HPCA Gears Up For India-SL Match At Dharamshala

DHARAMSHALA: Preparations for the  third India- Sri Lanka T20 to be held at the Dharamshala International cricket stadium on March 15 are on in full swing. The ground including the pitch and the outfield are being prepared at least a month prior to the match, that is, by February 15 so that any further suggestions on …