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LIVE India's Tour of Sri Lanka, Galle Test, Day 1: Pujara slams 12th ton, India past 300-run mark

Catch Live updates Day1 of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka at Galle, right here...

SL vs IND, 1st Test: Cheteshwar Pujara compounds Sri Lankan woes with classic hundred at Galle

SL vs IND, 1st Test: Cheteshwar Pujara compounds Sri Lankan woes with classic hundred at Galle

Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat first, but lost opener Abhinav Mukund early, in the 8th over. But the coming together of Dhawan and Pujara spelled doom for the host as Indian duo put up a 253-run stand for the second-wicket partnership.

Galle Test: Shikhar Dhawan plays ODI cricket in whites, Twitterati bow down left-hander's career-best 190

Galle Test: Shikhar Dhawan plays ODI cricket in whites, Twitterati bow down left-hander's career-best 190

The Delhi-batsman was cruising to his maiden double century when he charged out to Pradeep, only to hit the ball straight to Angelo Mathews at mid-off.

WATCH: Shikhar Dhawan's dropped catch rules out Asela Gunaratne for entire Galle Test

WATCH: Shikhar Dhawan's dropped catch rules out Asela Gunaratne for entire Galle Test

Gunaratne needed medical attention on the field and eventually walking off clutching his left wrist.

Krunal Pandya feels proud seeing brother Hardik earning maiden Test cap from Virat Kohli

Krunal Pandya feels proud seeing brother Hardik earning maiden Test cap from Virat Kohli

At toss, Kohli said that having Hardik in the team gives him depth in batting, which will be of much value against a quality side like Sri Lanka.

IND vs SL, Galle Test, Day 1: Fans slam Abhinav Mukund for another disappointing innings

IND vs SL, Galle Test, Day 1: Fans slam Abhinav Mukund for another disappointing innings

With regular opener Lokesh Rahul down with flu, onus was on Dhawan and Mukund to open the Indian innings, however the latter struggle to leave a mark once again.

Sania Mirza calls Mithali Raj an incredible ambassador for cricket

Sania Mirza calls Mithali Raj an incredible ambassador for cricket

Raj was also chosen as the captain of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 team by the International Cricket Council.

WATCH: Somerset's Peter Trego takes one-handed catch, reminds Ricky Ponting's stunner against Sri Lanka in 2006

WATCH: Somerset's Peter Trego takes one-handed catch, reminds Ricky Ponting's stunner against Sri Lanka in 2006

The Somerset star took a one-handed stunner to dismiss Brendon McCullum at mid-off after the former New Zealand skipper failed to properly connect the ball on a Tim Groenewald delivery.

India's Tour of Sri Lanka, Galle Test: Squad, Live Streaming, TV Listing, Date, Time

India's Tour of Sri Lanka, Galle Test: Squad, Live Streaming, TV Listing, Date, Time

Last time the two cricketing giants came face to face was in 2015, where India won the series 2-1.

Women cricketers' show will inspire U-17 football team: Vijay Goel

Women cricketers' show will inspire U-17 football team: Vijay Goel

Terming the Under-17 football team as "dark horse", Goel hoped a fine show from the side in the quadrennial event will do a world of good for the sport in the country.

Bangladesh's 'Fizz' on target for Australia, says Courtney Walsh

Bangladesh's 'Fizz' on target for Australia, says Courtney Walsh

The 21-year-old, known as "Fizz", created a sensation with 26 wickets in his first nine one-day internationals. He burst onto the international scene in 2015 with back-to-back five-wicket hauls against India.

England vs South Africa: Stokes wants England to right second Test 'wrongs'

England vs South Africa: Stokes wants England to right second Test 'wrongs'

England were thrashed by 340 runs with more than a day to spare at the Nottingham ground as South Africa levelled the four-match series in commanding style.

Ravichandran Ashwin's childhood coach Sunil Subramaniam in manager's shortlist

Ravichandran Ashwin's childhood coach Sunil Subramaniam in manager's shortlist

Subramaniam, who played 74 matches for Assam and Tamil Nadu has taken 285 wickets apart from scoring 1096 runs.

BCCI members likely to propose hike in women team's cash award

BCCI members likely to propose hike in women team's cash award

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) has decided Rs 50 lakh for the 15-member team with Rs 25 lakh for the support staff.

ISL spot-fixing: Sharjeel Khan will be acquitted, says lawyer

ISL spot-fixing: Sharjeel Khan will be acquitted, says lawyer

Even as former stalwarts, Javed Miandad and Mohsin Hasan Khan called for a life ban on any player (s) found guilty of fixing, Shegan Ejaz said that at the worst he saw the tribunal imposing the minimum of six months ban on Sharjeel.

England vs South Africa: Proteas release underperforming JP Duminy from squad for rest of series

England vs South Africa: Proteas release underperforming JP Duminy from squad for rest of series

The current South African middle order has the likes of Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, skipper Faf du Plessis and Temba Bavuma, followed by capable all-rounders like Vernon Philander and Chris Morkel.

Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun has pretty big shoes to fill, says Glenn McGrath

Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun has pretty big shoes to fill, says Glenn McGrath

McGrath is the director at the MRF pace foundation and is conducting a short clinic at the invitation of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).

Top five run-getters in the history of India-Sri Lanka bilateral Test series

Virat Kohli-led Team India embark on a new journey with head coach Ravi Shastri at the helm for a full series comprising of three Tests, five ODIs and a one-off T20I against Sri Lanka, starting July 26.

BCCI SGM: Majority wants partial adoption with Supreme Court hearing on August 18 in mind

BCCI SGM: Majority wants partial adoption with Supreme Court hearing on August 18 in mind

Despite the Supreme Court barring disqualified officials like N Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah, some of their confidantes may threaten to once again play spoilsport although they may just be very small in number.

SL vs IND, 1st Test: Gautam Gambhir advises Virat Kohli to play three spinners, save Hardik Pandya for green tops

SL vs IND, 1st Test: Gautam Gambhir advises Virat Kohli to play three spinners, save Hardik Pandya for green tops

Kuldeep is the third specialist spinner in the squad, along with experienced Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja – the two top ranked Test bowlers. The Galle Test will be followed by matches in Colombo and Pallekele.