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  • 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

  • Job satisfaction is most in Test cricket: Virat Kohli

    New Delhi: For a man with an insatiable hunger for runs, Virat Kohli says he derives utmost job satisfaction when he shines in Test cricket, a format he has mastered “watching” teammate Cheteshwar Pujara bat for long hours. Only 29, Kohli has already established himself as one of the game’s greats, yesterday overtaking Brian Lara as the skipper with most Test double hundreds (6). “My favourite obviously is Test cricket, we are

  • India vs Sri Lanka 3rd Test: Host 371/4 at stumps on day 1

    New Delhi: Captain Virat Kohli and opener Murali Vijay made a mockery of sub-par Sri Lankan attack with effortless centuries as India cruised to 371 for four on the first day of the third and final cricket Test.

  • India vs Sri Lanka Delhi Test: India 116 for 2 at lunch on day 1

    New Delhi: Opener Murali Vijay cruised to an effortless half-century as India reached a comfortable 116 for two at lunch on the opening day of the third and final cricket Test, here today. Vijay was batting on 51 while skipper Virat Kohli hit three fours in his 17. While the home team scored runs at a fast clip during the opening session, both Shikhar Dhawan (23) and Cheteshwar Pujara (23) would be lamenting the

  • Indian cricket team commemorates Armed Forces week

    New Delhi: The Indian cricket team on Saturday commemorated the Armed Forces week by sporting badges in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka at the Ferozeshah Kotla here. India celebrates the Armed Forces week from December 1-7.

  • India vs Sri Lanka Delhi Test: India wins toss, elects to bat

    New Delhi: India won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in the third Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla Cricket Ground here on Saturday. For India, pacer Mohammed Shami replaces Umesh Yadav and opener Shikhar Dhawan comes in place of Lokesh Rahul.

  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 1 at Delhi

    India, the No 1 ranked Test side will take on beleaguered Sri Lankans in the third Test at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi. SL registered their biggest loss in Test cricket by losing the second match by an innings and 239 runs. It was business as usual for India as they ticked all the boxes and continued their impressive run of form. The team played collectively and its a step in the right direction before the

  • India vs Sri Lanka Delhi Test: Team India brace up for another big win

    New Delhi: An infinitely superior India will be eager to carry out yet another demolition act on a below-par Sri Lanka when the two teams clash in the third and final Test starting here tomorrow. After the batting debacle in the first innings of the first Test, Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul enjoyed fruitful second innings with scores of 94 and 79respectively. Murali Vijay, who was surprisingly kept out of

  • India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Rangana Herath ruled out of third Test at Kotla

    New Delhi: Veteran Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath was today ruled out of the third Test against India due to a sore back, compounding the visiting team’s problems in the ongoing series. Leg-break bowler Jeffrey Vandersay has been added to the touring squad as Herath’s replacement.

  • Ashwin is currently the best spinner in the world, says Muralitharan

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan feels India’s Ravichandran Ashwin is presently the best spinner in the world and his achievements with the ball are a testimony to his greatness. Ashwin yesterday became the fastest bowler to reach the milestone of 300 Test wickets in his 54th match, breaking Dennis Lillee’s record during India’s convincing win over SriLanka in the second Test. And Muralitharan congratulated the Indian off-spinner on his achievement. “I

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