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Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara leave Sri Lankan fans awestruck — Watch video

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara leave Sri Lankan fans awestruck — Watch video

India skipper Virat Kohli, who is arguably the most popular cricketer in the world, stepped out for team practice in Colombo and the Lankan fans were awestruck to see their idol.

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.

Shikhar Dhawan or Abhinav Mukund should not feel burden of pressure: Virat Kohli

Shikhar Dhawan or Abhinav Mukund should not feel burden of pressure: Virat Kohli

The skipper termed regular Test opener Murali Vijay's wrist injury as "unfortunate" but also praised his players being honest about their fitness status.

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Complete list of schedule, fixtures, timings, squads and venue

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Complete list of schedule, fixtures, timings, squads and venue

The two teams will lock horns in an one-off T20 International which will be played at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on September 6.

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Focus on Rohit, Rahul in warm-up game against President's XIs

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Focus on Rohit, Rahul in warm-up game against President's XIs

Rohit, who last played a Test match against New Zealand in October last year, did not feature in the Test series against England, Bangladesh and Australia during the home season.

'Ravi Shastris, Anil Kumbles will come and go': Chief coach sends out clear message as second stint begins

'Ravi Shastris, Anil Kumbles will come and go': Chief coach sends out clear message as second stint begins

Ravi Shastri, who was snubbed for the top job by the cricket advisory committee last year, also made it clear that he wasn't carrying any baggage from the past.

Dinesh Karthik feels he can make impact in Tests, says want to play under Virat Kohli's captaincy

Dinesh Karthik feels he can make impact in Tests, says want to play under Virat Kohli's captaincy

Karthik recently fought his way back into the ODI and T20 sides on the back of a successful domestic season but played only as batsman during the West Indies tour.

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli & Co share amazing in-flight photos — See Pics!

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli & Co share amazing in-flight photos — See Pics!

It will be the first series after the return of Ravi Shastri at the helm of things, as new head coach of India.

Unmissable quotes from Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri joint press conference

Unmissable quotes from Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri joint press conference

Hours before Indian team's departure for Sri Lanka, two protagonists — skipper Virat Kohli and new head coach Ravi Shastri — sat together for the first time after the first hint of a rift between captain and coach had emerged ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy. The duo, if we may, indeed heralded a new beginning for Indian cricket.

'Matured' Ravi Shastri assures to maintain 'fabric of Indian cricket team'

'Matured' Ravi Shastri assures to maintain 'fabric of Indian cricket team'

The whole process, from Kumble's resignation to the confirmation of Shastri and Arun's arrival, has indeed been one testing time for Indian cricket, and for all the stakeholders.

Virat Kohli says working with Ravi Shastri will be effortless

Virat Kohli says working with Ravi Shastri will be effortless

It has been a long saga as far as the appointment of the cricket coach is concerned. Finally the captain got his wish granted and Shastri came back to the helm after being the director of the team from 2014 to 2016.

Ravi Shastris and Anil Kumbles will come and go, it is the team that deserves the credit: India head coach

Ravi Shastris and Anil Kumbles will come and go, it is the team that deserves the credit: India head coach

Ravi Shastri not only bagged the top job, but also roped in Bharat Arun and Sanjay Bangar - two men who were a part of the support staff during his tenure as the Team Director - as bowling coach and assistant coach respectively.

Ishant Sharma speaks about his chemistry with MS Dhoni, reveals conversation with Steve Smith in Bengaluru Test

Ishant Sharma speaks about his chemistry with MS Dhoni, reveals conversation with Steve Smith in Bengaluru Test

He also looked back at the famous victory at Lord’s where he picked up a seven wicket haul, running through the batting line up of England.

Gautam Gambhir fans slam BCCI as Shikhar Dhawan replaces Murali Vijay for Sri Lanka tour

Gautam Gambhir fans slam BCCI as Shikhar Dhawan replaces Murali Vijay for Sri Lanka tour

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul, who has not played since the Australia Test series because of injury, also found a place in the squad.

Mohammad Amir calls Virat Kohli best current batsman in world cricket

Mohammad Amir calls Virat Kohli best current batsman in world cricket

Kohli has also been a big admirer of Amir's talent and had even gifted him a bat after the latter's return from 5-year suspension.

Ravichandran Ashwin refuses to comment on Ravi Shastri's appointment, says Team India will move on with time

Ravichandran Ashwin refuses to comment on Ravi Shastri's appointment, says Team India will move on with time

Ashwin is part of the India squad led by Virat Kohli which will tour Sri Lanka to engage in a bilateral series comprising three Tests, five ODIs and a one-off T20I.

Australia's Ellyse Perry scores 5 consecutive fifties for 3rd time, beats Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson in process

Australia's Ellyse Perry scores 5 consecutive fifties for 3rd time, beats Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson in process

Australia's ever-consistent all-rounder Ellyse Perry registered another record to her name in the ongoing ICC Women's World Cup 2017, scoring five consecutive fifties for the third time in her career. 

Virat Kohli – Anushka Sharma spotted in a NYC supermarket! Check out their ‘serious’ expressions

Virat Kohli – Anushka Sharma spotted in a NYC supermarket! Check out their ‘serious’ expressions

A fan club of the dashing cricketer shared a cute yet funny picture of the two inside the supermarket holding their respective trolley baskets.

 

Virat Kohli's New York vacation with Anushka Sharma comes to an end - see pic

Virat Kohli's New York vacation with Anushka Sharma comes to an end - see pic

The 28-year-old went to the United States to spend some quality time with the Bollywood actress after the conclusion of Team India's limited-overs series in the West Indies.

Shikhar Dhawan chills with family at Ocean Park in Hong Kong - see pic

Shikhar Dhawan chills with family at Ocean Park in Hong Kong - see pic

Team India skipper is vacationing with his girlfriend Anushka Sharma in New York and opener Shikhar Dhawan is having a gala time with his wife and kids.