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  • India vs Sri Lanka Delhi Test: De Silva, Chandimal fight as SL reach 119/4 at lunch

    New Delhi: Ravindra Jadeja endured mixed luck with no-balls as young Dhananjaya De Silva’s gutsy half-century enabled Sri Lanka to stay afloat by reaching 119 for 4at lunch on the fifth day of the final cricket Test against India here. Jadeja bowled two no-balls — one of which accounted for Angelo Mathews (1) — with umpires missing it altogether.

  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 5 at Delhi

    The fourth day of the third Test at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi saw India inching closer towards 2-0 series win against Sri Lanka. India got the wicket of SL captain Dinesh Chandimal early on day four and then batted with intent to score required number of runs to set up the declaration. India declared at 246/5, with Shikhar Dhawan top scoring with 67.

  • Next game in Delhi not before 2020, courtesy BCCI’s rotation policy

    New Delhi: BCCI’s rotation policy might do what Sri Lankan team’s complaints of poor air quality could not — keep international cricket away from Delhi at least till 2020. Delhi’s viability as an international sports venue has been called into question after Sri Lankan players complained of breathing problems due to smog and continued to wear anti-pollution masks in the ongoing third Test against India here.

  • India vs Sri Lanka: Shikhar Dhawan, ‘Gabbar’ of Team India, turns 32; wishes pour in on Twitter

    Shikhar Dhawan, the ‘Gabbar’ of Team India, turns 32 today. The opening batsman of the Indian cricket team, is currently playing the series against Sri Lanka. Dhawan also happens to be a role model for a generation. Be it his much talked about jolly avatar on the field and off, or his bolting fast runs, Shikhar always manages to earn a spot in the news.

  • India vs Sri Lanka Delhi Test: India reach 51/2 after bowling out Sri Lanka for 373 at lunch on Day 4

    New Delhi: India reached 51/2 in their second innings after bowling out Sri Lanka for 373 in their first essay till lunch on the fourth day of the third and final Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground here on Tuesday. Pacer Ishant Sharma removed Dinesh Chandimal at his Test career-best score of 164 as the Sri Lankans fell short of India’s first innings total by 163 runs.

  • India vs Sri Lanka Delhi Test: SL’s Suranga Lakmal leaves field sick on Day 4

    New Delhi: The controversial issue of air pollution flared up again in the third and final Test between India and Sri Lanka, with the visiting seamer Suranga Lakmal going off the ground after vomiting here on Tuesday. After the visitors were bowled out for 373 in their first innings on the fourth day, they came out fielding wearing anti-pollution masks.

  • India vs Sri Lanka Delhi Test: SL bowled out for 373 in 1st innings

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka were bowled out for 373, falling 163 runs short of India’s first innings total on the fourth day of the third and final Test against India at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here on Tuesday. Resuming the day at 356/9, Dinesh Chandimal was dismissed at his Test career-best score of 164. He hit 21 fours and a six.

  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 4 at Delhi

    The third day at Feroz Shah Kotla finally saw a contest as Sri Lanka finally put up a fight and ended the day at 356/9. The day began with Angelo Mathews and captain Dinesh Chandimal tiring Indian bowlers and added 181 for the fourth wicket and also reached their respective hundreds. After the fall of Mathews, SL lost wickets in clusters and now Chandimal is holding the innings with an unbeaten 147.

  • Delhi pollution: worse for Mathews, Shami used to it

    New Delhi : Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo Mathews termed it “worse” than before but Indian pacer Mohammed Shami found nothing out of ordinary in the pollution levels, which had prompted the visitors to hold up proceedings in the ongoing third Test here.

  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 3 at Delhi

    The third Test between India vs Sri Lanka at Delhi followed a familiar script as hosts had the upper hand at the stumps on day two. The day started with Virat Kohli registering his sixth double century and becoming the first skipper to hit six double tons. The match in the second session saw dramatic pictures as Sri Lankan players were wearing masks and play had to be halted for several minutes. Frustrated with Lanka’s

  • India vs Sri Lanka 3rd Test: Kohli takes a Dhoni-like break during smog-gate; Twitterati swing into action

    Team India is currently playing Test series against Sri Lanka at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla stadium. The second day of the third and final Test was dominated by Indian players and skipper Virat Kohli was the highlight of from the day. Virat Kolhi continued his century spree and made 243 runs, the smog and pollution in the capital visibly troubled the Sri Lankan players as they were seen wearing

  • Is Virat Kohli going through a purple patch or competing with himself?

    Cricket is a game of fine margins and every run, wicket matters and what separates great players from good players is that ability to find extra one percent in crunch moments and doing the basics right. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is one such example and in recent past has been on a record spree and after hitting 243 runs against Sri Lanka at Feroz Shah Kotla at Delhi, one question is

  • India vs Sri Lanka Delhi Test: SL 192/3 at lunch on day 3, trail by 344 runs

    New Delhi: Former captain Angelo Mathews dug deep into his reservoir of experience as Sri Lankan showed some stomach for fight, reaching 192 for three at lunch against India on the third day of the final cricket Test here. Starting the day at 131 for three, the Sri Lankan batsmen were cautious in their approach during the first session on a benign Feroz Shah Kotla track that offered little help to the