Nagpur Test

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 3: Virat Kohli double ton deflates visitors in Nagpur

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 3: Virat Kohli double ton deflates visitors in Nagpur

At stumps, Sri Lanka were down in the dumps at 21 for one with another 384 runs required to avoid innings defeat.

Nov 26, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 3 — As it happened...

It was all about Virat Kohli. The skipper established himself as one of the greats of the game, and he is only 29. On a record-breaking day, he became the first captain to hit 10 hundreds in a calendar year, then matches Brian Lara's record for most double tons by a skipper. These are some of the numbers, but he was pushing for a big win.

Nov 26, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli equals Brian Lara's record of most double hundreds by a captain

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli equals Brian Lara's record of most double hundreds by a captain

On a record-breaking day, Virat Kohli hit his fifth Test double hundred to equal Brian Lara's long-standing record of most 200s by a captain. (Day 3 - Blog | Scorecard)

Nov 26, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli hits boundary with bat handle — Watch

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli hits boundary with bat handle — Watch

While batting on 84, he tried to leave a short delivery from Suranga Lakmal, but the ball got inside the line, and connected with the end of the bat handle. The ball rolled down and went for a four.

Nov 26, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli breaks Ricky Ponting's record of most international centuries in a calendar year

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli breaks Ricky Ponting's record of most international centuries in a calendar year

Kohli, 29, reached the landmark with a single off the off the fifth ball of the 119th over, bowled by Suranga Lakmal. This is his fourth hundred against Lanka, and second in two matches.

Nov 26, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Dasun Shanaka fined for ball tampering

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Dasun Shanaka fined for ball tampering

In addition to the fine for his breach of Article 2.2.9, three demerit points have been added to Shanaka's disciplinary record.

Nov 26, 2017, 09:16 AM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Cheteshwar Pujara, Murali Vijay hit tons; India take complete control on Day 2

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Cheteshwar Pujara, Murali Vijay hit tons; India take complete control on Day 2

Ending the day at a comfortable 312 for two, the hosts are 107 runs ahead of Sri Lanka's first innings total of 205.

Nov 25, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2: Cheteshwar Pujara notches up 14th hundred, becomes first Indian to hit thousand runs in 2017

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2: Cheteshwar Pujara notches up 14th hundred, becomes first Indian to hit thousand runs in 2017

Two other players to have achieved the feat are Dean Elgar of South Africa (1097 in 11 Tests) and Lankan Dimuth Karunaratne (1000 in 12 Tests).

Nov 25, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2 — As it happened...

Ending the day at a comfortable 312 for two, the hosts are 107 runs ahead of Sri Lanka's first innings total of 205.

Nov 25, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2: Murali Vijay injures Sadeera Samarawickrama with full-blooded shot

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2: Murali Vijay injures Sadeera Samarawickrama with full-blooded shot

India opener Murali Vijay, making his comeback to international cricket after prolong injury lay off, made the most of the opportunity by hitting a brilliant hundred against Sri Lanka on the second day of the Nagpur Test on Saturday. (Day 2 Blog | Scorecard)

Nov 25, 2017, 16:28 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Murali Vijay celebrates Test return with brilliant century

India vs Sri Lanka: Murali Vijay celebrates Test return with brilliant century

It's his 10th Test hundred in 52 matches, and fourth in ten innings. He scored 126 at Rajkot, 136 at Mumbai – both against England last November. In February, he scored 108 against Bangladesh in Hyderabad.

Nov 25, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
WATCH: Virat Kohli's love affair with dogs continues in Nagpur

WATCH: Virat Kohli's love affair with dogs continues in Nagpur

Kohli may be a ruthless cricketer, who wants to win every match, but is known for kindheartedness. Early this year, he adopted 15 destitute dogs in Bengaluru.

Nov 25, 2017, 10:14 AM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Statistical highlights of Day 1

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Statistical highlights of Day 1

Ishant Sharma (3/37) has recorded his best bowling figures in 13 Tests since claiming 5 for 54 in the first innings & 3 for 32 in the second innings vs Sri Lanka at Colombo (SSC) in 2015. 

Nov 24, 2017, 21:05 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Six straight ball dismissals surprising, Lanka coach

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Six straight ball dismissals surprising, Lanka coach

The coach shielded Niroshan Dickwella, whose irresponsible shot selection led to a batting collapse with Sri Lanka losing six wickets for 45 runs.

Nov 24, 2017, 19:20 PM IST
No point thinking who would be single spinner in South Africa: Ravindra Jadeja

No point thinking who would be single spinner in South Africa: Ravindra Jadeja

India are most likely to field only one spinner in the Test matches in South Africa but left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja is not worried if he would be able to get that spot by beating Ravichandran Ashwin.

Nov 24, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli dances after the fall of Niroshan Dickwella — Video

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli dances after the fall of Niroshan Dickwella — Video

All the wickets were important, but skipper Virat Kohli showed a special liking of the Niroshan Dickwella wicket.

Nov 24, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 1: Cheteshwar Pujara pulls off excellent low catch

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 1: Cheteshwar Pujara pulls off excellent low catch

India's slip catching has been an area of concern for some time, but on Day 1 of 2nd Test against Sri Lanka at Nagpur's Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Cheteshwar Pujara pulled off a sensational low catch to leave everyone impressed. (Day 1 Blog || Scorecard)

Nov 24, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 1: Playful Rohit Sharma has fun with spider camera in Nagpur - Watch

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 1: Playful Rohit Sharma has fun with spider camera in Nagpur - Watch

Rohit played his last Test in October last year, against New Zealand, at Indore. He has been in the squad, but have failed to make the playing XI even as Indian went on a winning spree.

Nov 24, 2017, 13:38 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal hoping for miracle to beat Virat Kohli & Co

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal hoping for miracle to beat Virat Kohli & Co

On the eve of second Test match against India, Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal said that they are hoping for some miracles to beat Virat Kohli & Co.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Live streaming, TV guide, date, time, venue and squads

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Live streaming, TV guide, date, time, venue and squads

Here's everything you need to know about the Nagpur Test.

Nov 23, 2017, 15:15 PM IST