He has the reputation of being a nice guy off the field, but Indian speedster Ishant Sharma was the highlight of the play on Day 4 of the third Test match between India and Sri Lanka where he had several altercations with the Lankan cricketers.
Showered with mementos and good wishes in an elaborate farewell ceremony after the second Test match against India, an emotional Kumar Sangakkara on Monday said when one retires from international cricket it does not strike him till the last moment.
Indian opener Lokesh Rahul on Monday said that the thumping 248-run win in the second Test here will help his side renew their confidence as well as help them to go and win the series later in the third Test against Sri Lanka.
Skipper Virat Kohli and opener Shikhar Dhawan slammed classy centuries as India took firm control of the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka by taking a substantial 192-run lead first innings here on Thursday.
In yet another shocking development, flamboyant Indian right-hander Virat Kohli has further fanned the flames of a rift within the Indian dressing room by saying that it was one of the reasons behind India's humiliating series loss against Bangladesh.
Ahead of the ICC World Cup 2015, anybody who was not even a cricket fan would have told you that the Indian bowling was the weak link for them and it wasn't potent enough to defend the coveted World Cup title.
In sports, numbers are everything. In a high stake series like the one between Australia and India Down Under, numbers are bound to excite. But beware, not all numbers will help keep sanity, especially if one is an Indian fan.
A listless India capitulated to a humiliating innings and 54 runs defeat in the fourth cricket Test against England with a horrendous batting display that allowed the hosts to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.