Tag Archives: Sri Lanka tour of India

Fans make a huge beeline for players

Bhubaneswar: Is it excessive cricket that is taking the charm away of the game. It can be so if one judges by the number of fans present in front of a city hotel when both the India and Sri Lankan … Continue reading

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India seek to finish on a high

Visakhapatnam: An imposing line-up and a very good record (India have won five of the six ODIs they have played here) in this port city make India the clear favourites as they seek to clinch another series win against Sri … Continue reading

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India seek redemption

Mohali: Handed an embarrassing defeat in the inaugural ODI, a wounded India would look to get even against an inspired Sri Lanka in a do-or-die second game of the three-match ODI series, here, Wednesday. The loss not only hurt but … Continue reading

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India stumble in tough conditions

  Dharamsala: In the recent past, the talk by the think-tank of the Indian cricket team has been about playing in difficult conditions and learning the ways to adjust and adapt. The intent has been to prepare with the tough … Continue reading

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King Kohli rules Kotla turf

  New Delhi: Skipper Virat Kohli’s magnificent 243 (287b, 25×4) was overshadowed by unprecedented scenes of mask-wearing Sri Lankan players, who halted proceedings thrice, complaining of poor air quality, on day two of the third Test, here Sunday. The unrelenting … Continue reading

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Milestone beckons dominant India

  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 Saturday. However, India have enough … Continue reading

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India crush listless Sri Lanka

  Nagpur: A ruthless India equalled their biggest victory margin, decimating a lacklustre Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs in the second cricket Test to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, here Monday. The victory margin … Continue reading

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A Kohli, Rohit masterclass

Nagpur: Skipper Virat Kohli (213, 267b, 17×4, 2×6) battered a lackadaisical Sri Lanka attack into submission with his fifth double hundred as India piled up a gigantic 610/6 before declaring their first innings on the third day here to take command … Continue reading

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Pujara, Vijay put India in command

  Nagpur: Opener Murali Vijay (128, 221b, 11×4, 1×6) added to the selection conundrum with a patient ton and was ably complemented by ‘Run Machine’ Cheteshwar Pujara (121 batting, 284b, 13×4) as India grinded a mediocre Sri Lankan attack on … Continue reading

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Indian spin twins destroy Sri Lanka

  Nagpur: A day before the game, Virat Kohli had said that the places of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja were not guaranteed in the playing XI in away tours as the pitches there tend to help the pacers. The … Continue reading

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