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R Ashwin grateful to be reaching 50th Test landmark, eager to repeat performance of 2015 Galle encounter

R Ashwin grateful to be reaching 50th Test landmark, eager to repeat performance of 2015 Galle encounter

Sitting on 49 Tests, the Tamil Nadu-born offie reflects on his journey so far and how he plans to improve himself further and continue to be a lethal weapon, especially in this format, for Team India.

Top five wicket-takers in the history of India-Sri Lanka bilataral Test series

Top five wicket-takers in the history of India-Sri Lanka bilataral Test series

From Muralitharan to Harbhajan, here are the five bowlers who have taken most wickets in the Indo-Lanka Test series.

Sri Lanka vs India: Fighting for spots does not bother Rohit Sharma - watch video

Sri Lanka vs India: Fighting for spots does not bother Rohit Sharma - watch video

The Virat Kohli-led unit suffered a big setback after opener KL Rahul was ruled out due to illness. It makes Rohit a strong replacement candidate to fit into the batting line-up.

Sri Lanka name uncapped left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara in Galle Test squad

Sri Lanka name uncapped left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara in Galle Test squad

Left-arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan and paceman Dushmantha Chameera have been dropped from the squad who beat Zimbabwe in the one-off test in Colombo earlier this month.

SL vs IND: KL Rahul ruled out of opening Test at Galle due to high fever

SL vs IND: KL Rahul ruled out of opening Test at Galle due to high fever

Rahul reportedly missed team training on Monday and is unlikely to be fit for the match starting July 26.

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli-led Team India travels to Galle for first Test - See pic

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli-led Team India travels to Galle for first Test - See pic

This is also Ravi Shastri's first assignment after being appointed as head coach of Indian cricket team.

India's Tour of Sri Lanka 2017: A look at Men in Blue's past five visits to the island country

Team India start off their campaign with the first Test starting at July 26.

IND vs SLB President XI: Abhinav Mukund, Cheteshwar Pujara struggle as India register 312 on final day

IND vs SLB President XI: Abhinav Mukund, Cheteshwar Pujara struggle as India register 312 on final day

Overnight batsmen Kohli and Rahane batted for just eight overs today in the morning before retiring to give other a shot at some practice.

India's tour of Sri Lanka: KL Rahul nervous about Test comeback

India's tour of Sri Lanka: KL Rahul nervous about Test comeback

The 25-year-old Rahul cracked a half century in the his first outing - a two-day warm-up game against Sri Lanka Board President's XI.

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara leave Sri Lankan fans awestruck — Watch video

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara leave Sri Lankan fans awestruck — Watch video

India skipper Virat Kohli, who is arguably the most popular cricketer in the world, stepped out for team practice in Colombo and the Lankan fans were awestruck to see their idol.

Shikhar Dhawan or Abhinav Mukund should not feel burden of pressure: Virat Kohli

Shikhar Dhawan or Abhinav Mukund should not feel burden of pressure: Virat Kohli

The skipper termed regular Test opener Murali Vijay's wrist injury as "unfortunate" but also praised his players being honest about their fitness status.

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Focus on Rohit, Rahul in warm-up game against President's XIs

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Focus on Rohit, Rahul in warm-up game against President's XIs

Rohit, who last played a Test match against New Zealand in October last year, did not feature in the Test series against England, Bangladesh and Australia during the home season.

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli & Co share amazing in-flight photos — See Pics!

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli & Co share amazing in-flight photos — See Pics!

It will be the first series after the return of Ravi Shastri at the helm of things, as new head coach of India.

Unmissable quotes from Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri joint press conference

Unmissable quotes from Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri joint press conference

Hours before Indian team's departure for Sri Lanka, two protagonists — skipper Virat Kohli and new head coach Ravi Shastri — sat together for the first time after the first hint of a rift between captain and coach had emerged ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy. The duo, if we may, indeed heralded a new beginning for Indian cricket.

'Matured' Ravi Shastri assures to maintain 'fabric of Indian cricket team'

'Matured' Ravi Shastri assures to maintain 'fabric of Indian cricket team'

The whole process, from Kumble's resignation to the confirmation of Shastri and Arun's arrival, has indeed been one testing time for Indian cricket, and for all the stakeholders.

Following Arjuna Ranatunga's claim, Sri Lanka sports minister willing to probe 2011 World Cup final

Following Arjuna Ranatunga's claim, Sri Lanka sports minister willing to probe 2011 World Cup final

Ranatunga, who was present at the Wankhede Stadium as a commentator, had said that Sri Lankan performance on the day was questionable and it must be investigated.

On day of being appointed RBI assistant manager, Umesh Yadav's house robbed of Rs 45,000 and mobile phones

On day of being appointed RBI assistant manager, Umesh Yadav's house robbed of Rs 45,000 and mobile phones

The incident, coincidentally, took place on the same day when Umesh landed the coveted government job.

Ravi Shastri is a superb coach who has full faith in team, says Umesh Yadav

Ravi Shastri is a superb coach who has full faith in team, says Umesh Yadav

Umesh also reacted on Indian women's team skipper Mithali Raj becoming the all-time top-scorer in ladies' ODI cricket.

Hardik Pandya opts for a funky hair-do ahead of India's tour of Sri Lanka - see pic

Hardik Pandya opts for a funky hair-do ahead of India's tour of Sri Lanka - see pic

Hakim Aalim, seems to be quite popular with the Indian cricketers as before Pandya, Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane also got a makeover from the celebrity hair stylist. 

Shikhar Dhawan replaces injured Murali Vijay for India's upcoming tour to Sri Lanka

Shikhar Dhawan replaces injured Murali Vijay for India's upcoming tour to Sri Lanka

As per reports, Vijay witnessed a pain in the right wrist during preparatory match.