Weather permitting, India will win the third Test against Sri Lanka: Sunil Gavaskar
Weather permitting, India will win the third Test against Sri Lanka: Sunil Gavaskar

India may have lost three quick wickets in the second innings but Sunil Gavaskar believes the visitors are in a good position to beat Sri Lanka in the third and final Test and it is the weather that will be the deciding factor.

Cheteshwar Pujara's temperament is big asset: Sunil Gavaskar
Cheteshwar Pujara's temperament is big asset: Sunil Gavaskar

With his tight technique and a cool temperament, Cheteshwar Pujara has an assuring presence at the crease, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said in praise of the young batsman, who rescued India with his century.

India vs Sri Lanka: 3rd Test, Day 2 – Statistical highlights
India vs Sri Lanka: 3rd Test, Day 2 – Statistical highlights

Following are statistical highlights on the second day of the third cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka.

We can regain good position against India on changing SSC track: Dhammika Prasad
We can regain good position against India on changing SSC track: Dhammika Prasad

Notwithstanding India's dogged fightback after losing a flurry of wickets, pacer Dhammika Prasad on Saturday said Sri Lanka can claw back into the game as the nature of the wicket was changing and it was not as bowler friendly as at the start of the Test.

Rahul Dravid said there's nothing wrong in my technique: Cheteshwar Pujara
Rahul Dravid said there's nothing wrong in my technique: Cheteshwar Pujara

Relieved after notching up his first hundred in close to two years, Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on Saturday thanked A team coach Rahul Dravid for reassuring him that there was "nothing wrong" with his technique during the prolonged lean patch.

Pujara ton helps India reach 292/8 against Lanka on Day 2 of 3rd Test​
Pujara ton helps India reach 292/8 against Lanka on Day 2 of 3rd Test​

Cheteshwar Pujara marked his comeback with a gritty unbeaten century as India recovered from an early slump to reach a decent 292/8 in their first innings of the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka here on Saturday.

New-look pitch leaves India, Sri Lanka guessing ahead of 3rd Test
New-look pitch leaves India, Sri Lanka guessing ahead of 3rd Test

India and Sri Lanka were left to ponder the behaviour of an unusually greenish wicket as they delayed naming their line-ups for the decisive final Test starting in Colombo on Friday.

Positive batting will help us put pressure on India: Dhammika Prasad
Positive batting will help us put pressure on India: Dhammika Prasad

Sri Lankan pacer Dhammika Prasad on Sunday said his side is in a good position to earn a draw or even a win in the second Test match against India if they can bat positively on the fifth and final day tomorrow.

Sunil Gavaskar banks on Indian spinners for series-levelling win against Sri Lanka
Sunil Gavaskar banks on Indian spinners for series-levelling win against Sri Lanka

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has backed in-form Ravichandran Ashwin and leg-spinner Amit Mishra to play key roles in spinning India to a series- levelling win against Sri Lanka on the final day of the second Test here tomorrow.

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: We have to be patient on day five, says ton-up Ajinkya Rahane
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: We have to be patient on day five, says ton-up Ajinkya Rahane

Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane on Sunday said that his team will have to bowl with a lot of patience on fifth day tomorrow in their pursuit of victory in the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka here.

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Statistical highlights from Day 4
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Statistical highlights from Day 4

Statistical highlights on the fourth day of the second cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka here on Sunday.

India vs Sri Lanka: 2nd Test, Day 4 - Rahane ton helps visitors set 413-run target, Sangakkara swansong ends in disappointment
India vs Sri Lanka: 2nd Test, Day 4 - Rahane ton helps visitors set 413-run target, Sangakkara swansong ends in disappointment

India were eyeing a series- levelling victory in the second cricket Test by reducing Sri Lanka to 72 for two after setting the hosts a daunting victory target of 413, riding on Ajinkya Rahane's sparkling century.

Hopefully we can restrict India to under 300: Lahiru Thirimanne
Hopefully we can restrict India to under 300: Lahiru Thirimanne

Expressing disappointment of conceding an 87-run first innings lead to India in the ongoing second Test, batsman Lahiru Thirimanne on Saturday said Sri Lanka will now look to restrict the visitors to under 300 runs in their second essay here.

2nd Test: Sri Lanka begin well in Mahela Jayawardene`s final Test

Sri Lanka made a solid start in the second and final Test against Pakistan in Colombo on Thursday, reaching 69 for no loss by lunch on the opening day.

Colombo Test: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh to clinch series 1-0

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh to clinch series 1-0.

Colombo Test, Day 3: Bangladesh stage fightback; lead Sri Lanka by 52 runs

Scorecard and commentary from the first day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

Colombo Test, Day 2: Sangakkara, Chandimal score tons as hosts dominate day 2

Live scorecard and commentary from the first day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

Colombo Test, Day 1: Sri Lanka restrict Bangaldesh to 240

Live scorecard and commentary from the first day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

Colombo Test: Match ends in a draw as Pakistan dominate

The Colombo Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan ended in a draw.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Sangakkara, Dishan hit centuries

Kumar Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan added 225 runs for the second wicket at the Colombo Test as Pakistan bowlers continued to struggle for runs.