As a result of their on-field altercation, Indian speedster Ishant Sharma and Sri Lankan left-handed batsman Dinesh Chandimal have been suspended for one-match each by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara said his experience in international cricket helped him make an impactful comeback into the Test team, which eventually helped his side win the third match and beat Sri Lanka 2-1 here on Tuesday.
There was a lot of criticism from all quarters when Rohit Sharma was moved down the batting order from one drop to No 5 but the talented right-hander is of the opinion that "no one owns any particular batting slot" in this team.
The freak injury to Wriddhiman Saha opening the door for him after a "long wait", Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha on Wednesday said he would be "under pressure" to perform if he makes the playing XI in the decisive third cricket Test against Sri Lanka starting Friday.
India Test captain Virat Kohli on Monday gave a clear indication that Cheteshwar Pujara is likely to come back into the playing XI as an opener alongside KL Rahul in the series-deciding final Test against Sri Lanka.
England will continue to bowl bouncers at Australian batsman Chris Rogers if the opener is passed fit for this week`s third Ashes test at Edgbaston after suffering from dizziness, seamer Mark Wood has said.
Defending his team's tactics in the drawn third cricket Test against India, Australian vice-captain Brad Haddin on Thursday said the hosts earned the right to go about the way they wanted after playing India out of the series.
Australia put themselves in a comfortable position by taking an overall lead of 326 runs by the end of the fourth day as the third cricket Test headed for an exciting finish, with India needing to go for a all-out win to keep themselves afloat in the series.