Pallekele Test

Hardik Pandya poses with trophies, says couldn't have asked for better start in whites

Hardik Pandya poses with trophies, says couldn't have asked for better start in whites

India's huge score was made possible after Pandya displayed his blitzkrieg with a blistering 96-ball 108-run knock to crack his maiden Test century in just his third game.

Aug 14, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
India beat Sri Lanka by innings and 171 runs in 3rd Test, complete historic 3-0 clean sweep

India beat Sri Lanka by innings and 171 runs in 3rd Test, complete historic 3-0 clean sweep

The hosts were all out for 181 in their second innings after made to follow on. Sri Lanka were bundled out for 135 on Sunday after India posted 487 in their first innings.

Aug 14, 2017, 15:22 PM IST
Hardik Pandya equals Wasim Akram's record of quickest Test ton in Sri Lanka by visiting player

Hardik Pandya equals Wasim Akram's record of quickest Test ton in Sri Lanka by visiting player

The Pakistani cricket great had completed his century in the island country in 86-balls during a series in 2000 at Galle International Stadium.

Aug 14, 2017, 13:02 PM IST
WATCH: You miss, I strike! Kuldeep Yadav gets Kusal Mendis run-out after R Ashwin misses target

WATCH: You miss, I strike! Kuldeep Yadav gets Kusal Mendis run-out after R Ashwin misses target

After restarting innings at 329/6 on Day 2, Hardik Pandya bagged his maiden Test century to fire India to 487.

Aug 13, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
Hardik Pandya scores maiden Test century, fastest ever by Indian batsman at number 8 or lower

Hardik Pandya scores maiden Test century, fastest ever by Indian batsman at number 8 or lower

En route to his Test hundred, the Baroda-based all-rounder slamed 26 runs to Malinda Pushpakumara.

Aug 13, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
SL vs IND, 3rd Test: Chaminda Vaas hails Lankan spin dou of Malinda Pushpakumara, Lakshan Sadakan

SL vs IND, 3rd Test: Chaminda Vaas hails Lankan spin dou of Malinda Pushpakumara, Lakshan Sadakan

Lanka, playing to avoid a rare series whitewash at home, did well to restrict the visitors to 329 for 6 at stumps on day one of the third Test. At one time, Virat Kohli & Co were looking at a score of more than 400 runs on the first day itself.

Aug 12, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
SL vs IND, 3rd Test: India ride on Dhawan-Rahul record opening stand to post 329/6 on Day 1

SL vs IND, 3rd Test: India ride on Dhawan-Rahul record opening stand to post 329/6 on Day 1

Courtesy Dhawan's (119) sixth Test hundred and a record 188-run opening stand with KL Rahul (85), India looked good for a score close to 400 after opting to bat.

Aug 12, 2017, 18:29 PM IST

India's Tour of Sri Lanka 2017, Third Test, Day 1– As it happened...

Welcome to the Live Coverage of the first day of the third and final Test match between India and Sri Lanka.

Aug 12, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: Virat Kohli and Co aim for first overseas whitewash – Preview

SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: Virat Kohli and Co aim for first overseas whitewash – Preview

India have won the first two Tests by comprehensive margins -- by 304 runs in Galle and an innings and 53 runs in Colombo. The island nation, which has been going through a transition phase for quite some time, has decided to roll-out a green top with an aim to salvage some pride from the inconsequential game.

Aug 11, 2017, 14:39 PM IST
Turbulent Sri Lanka flirt with India whitewash ahead of third Test in Pallekele

Turbulent Sri Lanka flirt with India whitewash ahead of third Test in Pallekele

Sri Lanka, lampooned by fans and described as pot-bellied by their sports minister, can now ill afford a third loss to top-ranked India in Pallekele, following their crushing defeats in Galle and Colombo.

Aug 10, 2017, 13:18 PM IST
Axar Patel drafted in India's 15-man squad for Pallekele Test as Ravindra Jadeja's replacement

Axar Patel drafted in India's 15-man squad for Pallekele Test as Ravindra Jadeja's replacement

During Sri Lanka`s second innings, Jadeja fielded a ball off his own bowling and threw it at batsman Malinda Pushpakumara "in a dangerous manner", according to the on-field umpires.

Aug 09, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Back pain rules Rangana Herath out of Pallekele encounter

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Back pain rules Rangana Herath out of Pallekele encounter

With Sri Lanka already losing the series and a hectic Test season ahead, the team management decided on resting the veteran spinner.

Aug 08, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

Statistical highlights: Australia V Sri Lanka

Statistical highlights on day 1 of the second Test between Australia and Sri Lanka.

Sep 08, 2011, 23:34 PM IST

Dominant Australia skittle Sri Lanka for 174

Australia took early charge of the second Test after bowling out Sri Lanka for a hugely disappointing 174 soon after tea on the opening day in Pallekele on Thursday.

Sep 08, 2011, 18:28 PM IST