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SL vs IND: Virat Kohli leads Team India to first ever overseas clean sweep in series of three or more matches

SL vs IND: Virat Kohli leads Team India to first ever overseas clean sweep in series of three or more matches

India is now the team to win the most number of Test matches in Sri Lanka. They have nine such victories to their name. Adding to it, this was Team India's fifth consecutive Test victory over the Sri Lankan side, and all came under the captaincy of Virat Kohli.

MS Dhoni taught me to put the team first, says Hardik Pandya

MS Dhoni taught me to put the team first, says Hardik Pandya

The right-hander scored 108 and helped India accumulate 487 runs before they bundled out the hosts for 135 and enforced the follow-on. 

Hardik Pandya can be next Kapil Dev, provided he stays grounded: MSK Prasad

Hardik Pandya can be next Kapil Dev, provided he stays grounded: MSK Prasad

Bursting onto the scene as a T20 specialist for Mumbai Indians, the young Baroda all-rounder marked his debut Test series with a smashing century in the ongoing third and final match.

SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: Hardik Pandya becomes first Indian batsman to score most runs in an over in Test cricket

SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: Hardik Pandya becomes first Indian batsman to score most runs in an over in Test cricket

As for Hardik Pandya, he completed his maiden Test ton in just 86 deliveries, the fastest by an Indian batsman batting at number eight. And his raised his hands in two-peace celebration. That was breathtaking indeed! Probably he was giving his ODI trials whose team announcement is set to come today.

Ravi Shastri has statistics to back his claims on Team India's performance, says Kapil Dev

Ravi Shastri has statistics to back his claims on Team India's performance, says Kapil Dev

However, while Sourav Ganguly reckons that Team India's true test is yet to come, especially when the squad travels to South Africa and then to England; Mohammad Azharuddin felt that Shastri's words are more of 'disrespectful'.

Hardik Pandya has ability to become a good all-rounder, feels Kapil Dev

Hardik Pandya has ability to become a good all-rounder, feels Kapil Dev

The spin combo of Ashwin and Jadeja has been instrumental in India's journey upto the No. 1 spot on Test rankings. Their repeated performance not only with the ball, but also with the bat has proved worthwhile in India's 13-Test-matches long home tour. 

WATCH: Ravindra Jadeja bowls a deceptive spin to outfox Dhananjya de Silva vs SL in 2nd Test

WATCH: Ravindra Jadeja bowls a deceptive spin to outfox Dhananjya de Silva vs SL in 2nd Test

Jadeja achieved his 150th wicket in just 32 Test matches, thereby edging past the above two names along with Harbhajan Singh. Anil Kumble had taken 34 Test matches, Harbhajan in 35, while Haryana Hurricane Kapil Dev in 39 Tests.

SL vs IND: Ravindra Jadeja edges past Anil Kumble, Kapil Dev to become second fastest Indian to claim 150 Test wickets

SL vs IND: Ravindra Jadeja edges past Anil Kumble, Kapil Dev to become second fastest Indian to claim 150 Test wickets

Adding onto it, among the left-arm bowlers, he is the fastest to claim 150 Test wickets, breezing past Aussie paceman Mitchell Johnson.

SL vs IND: R Ashwin becomes fastest cricketer to achieve Test double of 2000 runs & 250 wickets

SL vs IND: R Ashwin becomes fastest cricketer to achieve Test double of 2000 runs & 250 wickets

He achieved his feat in the 123 over of their innings when he stepped out to smash Rangana Herath for a fabulous six over long-off. With that, he not only notched up his 11th Test fifty, but brought up 2000 Test runs.

Harmanpreet Kaur reveals the secret behind her six-hitting prowess — MUST READ

Harmanpreet Kaur reveals the secret behind her six-hitting prowess — MUST READ

The 28-year-old reckoned that playing with boys during formative stages of her cricketing career had helped gain confidence of playing big shots.

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.

She bats like Virender Sehwag and is aggressive like Virat Kohli, says Harmanpreet Kaur's sister

She bats like Virender Sehwag and is aggressive like Virat Kohli, says Harmanpreet Kaur's sister

Indian eves were reduced to 35 for two in the 10th over, when Harmapreet Kaur walked towards the crease. She combined with the captain Mithali Raj (36) to weave an important 66-run stand. After the latter's dismissal, she stitched a blistering 137-run partnership alongside 19-year-old Deepti Sharma.

Harmanpreet Kaur’s 171* vs Australia or Kapil Dev’s 175* vs Zimbabwe - Which is the greater World Cup knock by an Indian?

Harmanpreet Kaur’s 171* vs Australia or Kapil Dev’s 175* vs Zimbabwe - Which is the greater World Cup knock by an Indian?

Now it may be like comparing apples and oranges if you pit the two knocks against each other considering one has to factor in the era, the opposition, the chances a batsman/ batswoman got and the situation of the match with respect to the tournament.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Harmanpreet Kaur becomes second after Kapil Dev to score big World Cup ton

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Harmanpreet Kaur becomes second after Kapil Dev to score big World Cup ton

Kaur took 115 deliveries to notch up a record-breaking 171 runs and stayed unbeaten as India posted a target of 282 runs in a rain-truncated semi-final encounter. It was Kaur's third one-day international ton and it came during the 35th over of their innings.

Not Arjun Kapoor but THIS actor will play Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan’s film

Not Arjun Kapoor but THIS actor will play Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan’s film

Ranveer Singh, who is often referred to as a bundle of energy, is indeed producers’ hot favourite.

CoA wants Kapil Dev as part of steering committee for players’ body

CoA wants Kapil Dev as part of steering committee for players’ body

The Lodha Panel in its recommendation initially wanted a steering committee with GK Pillai, Mohinder Amarnath, Diana Edulji and Anil Kumble.

I am not looking for any post in BCCI or Haryana cricket, says Kapil Dev

I am not looking for any post in BCCI or Haryana cricket, says Kapil Dev

Kapil of course is usually busy with his broadcasting commitments and business interests.

Kapil Dev laughs at today’s players! Know reason why

Kapil Dev laughs at today’s players! Know reason why

Kapil talked about giving up superstitions during a recent interview. He added how being superstitious can distract you from performing on the cricket field. He also shared a beautiful anecdote.

ICC Champions Trophy: India vs Pakistan – June 4 could give rebirth to Virat Kohli vs Mohammad Amir rivalry

ICC Champions Trophy: India vs Pakistan – June 4 could give rebirth to Virat Kohli vs Mohammad Amir rivalry

It was then, almost 65 years ago. The rivalry has changed since then. Although not for the fans, who still tear their vocal chords out on terms of patriotism. In terms of cricket, yes indeed. Since the mid 70s India-Pakistan match revolved mostly around fiery Pakistan pacers attacking the classy Indian batting line-up.

ICC Champions Trophy: Kapil Dev is my favourite Indian all-rounder till date, says Hardik Pandya

ICC Champions Trophy: Kapil Dev is my favourite Indian all-rounder till date, says Hardik Pandya

Ahead of India's opening warm-up match against New Zealand, Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya spent some time answering a few interesting questions asked by fans, on the offcial Twitter page of ICC. He talked about his favourite shot, his favourite all-rounder and much more.