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Sri Lanka vs India | Shikhar Dhawan ton sinks hapless hosts in Dambulla

Riding on a swashbuckling 132* from Shikhar Dhawan and an equally aggressive 82* from Virat Kohli India crushed Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in the first ODI at Dambulla. Earlier, another batting collapse from Sri Lanka after a good start meant that they were dismissed for a paltry total of 216.
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India vs Sri Lanka | India clean-sweep Sri Lanka with a comprehensive win

India have secured a 3-0 series win over Sri Lanka winning the last Test by a comprehensive margin of an innings and 171 runs. Hardik Pandya and Shikhar Dhawan were the stars with the bat while the Indian bowling unit was at its lethal best bowling out the hosts twice for only 135 and 181 runs.
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reportcricket9 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Talking points from Day 1 of third Test

The first day of the third Test between India and Sri Lanka saw an even contest between bat and ball as the hosts scripted a stunning comeback to reduce India to 329/6 at the end of the day. Earlier, KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan gave India a solid start as they added 188 runs for the first wicket.
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India vs Sri Lanka | India thrash Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs to clinch series 2-0

India thumped Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs to clinch the second Test in Colombo to bag the three-match Test series 2-0 in advance. Though Sri Lanka showed some signs of promise in their second innings, they suffered another batting collapse on day four which handed India a comprehensive win.
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India Vs. Sri Lanka | Talking points from day 3 of second Test

Kusal Mendis and Dimuth Karunaratne stitched together a 191-run partnership to take Sri Lanka to 209 for 2 at the end of the third day in their second innings. Earlier, Ravichandran Ashwin’s 5 for 69 meant India enjoyed a massive 439-run lead and also enforced the follow on on the hosts.
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India vs Sri Lanka | Talking points from Day 2 of second Test

After piling on a humongous 622/9 in the first innings of the second Test in Colombo, Ravichandran Ashwin took advantage of the sharp turn off the surface to reduce Sri Lanka to 50/2 in their first innings. For India, the lower-middle order contributed well with the bat to take the team to 622/9.
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Sri Lanka Vs. India | India thrash Sri Lanka by 304 runs

India sealed the first Test in their favour by 304 runs on day 4 as Virat Kohli’s 17th test century ensured Sri Lanka were set a target of 550 in the fourth innings. But the home side were bundled out for 245 as Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin ensured India took a 1-0 lead in the series.
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Sri Lanka Vs. India | Talking points from Day 3 of the first Test

After concluding Sri Lanka’s innings for 291 for 9 in their first innings of the Galle Test, India didn’t enforce follow-on the hosts and at the end of the day’s play, managed to score 189/3. Currently, India have an aggregate lead of 498 runs with skipper Virat Kohli batting on 74.
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reportcricket25 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Talking points from Day 2 of first Test

India consolidated their position in the first Test in Galle as cameos from Hardik Pandya (50) and R Ashwin (47) helped the visitors post 600 runs in the first innings. In response, Sri Lanka managed 154/5 at the end of the day’s play with Angelo Mathews (54*) and Dilurwan Perera (6) at the crease.
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India vs Sri Lanka | Talking points from Day 1 of first Test

India dominated the first day of the Galle Test thanks to the splendid innings of 190 by Shikhar Dhawan and a century from Cheteshwar Pujara as India finished the day with 399/3. With Pujara looking solid and Ajinkya Rahane gaining momentum, the Sri Lankans have their task cut out for the day 2.
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