Sri lanka vs india 2015 Features
- The Beginning of the Virat Kohli Era
The Test series win in Sri Lanka in many ways was vindication for Virat Kohli and his aggressive brand of cricket. A new era in Indian cricket seems to have begun under a positive, determined and aggressive captain.
- The Divine Glance in the Indian Team
Ishant vs the Sri Lankan team was the highlight of the day but as India heads into day 5 on the brink of pulling off their first Test series win in Sri Lanka in 22 years, the highlight of the series could be identified as Virat Kohli's reasonably justified optimism in certain developing teammates.
- To Call Out the Indian Team or Not?
With all that's at stake in the third Test between India and Sri Lanka, both sides had their moments of getting carried away. It is probably the visitors who will be scrutinised more. Question is what would you like to do, scrutinise or give the young team some more time?
- His Strokes May be Ugly, but Cheteshwar Pujara's Determination is Beautiful
Possibly the least stylish international cricketer, Cheteshwar Pujara was the lone batsman amongst India's famed line up who withstood the test of a green SSC Pitch to script probably the story of the series - how you could be dropped, thought of as lesser, shunned to the oblivion of carrying the drinks, but when the opportune moment presents itself, when everyone aro...
- India in Sri Lanka: The Dance That Changed The Day?
Too often they say 'Cricket is a funny game'. Too often they say 'anything can happen'. Not often enough do they try to read, see, hear and find what a realist would want to hear - That there must have been something that caused it? So did India's stunning comeback on day 3 of the Colombo Test have an explanation or did it just happen?
- India in Sri Lanka: The Oohs, The Drop and The Third Ball Six
Did India's shuffling of the batting order do more bad than good? We'll never know but there were certainly some moments that defined the first day's play in Colombo but probably none more than the one that saw Stuart's little adventure end.
- India vs Sri Lanka: Time Running Out for Under-Fire Harbhajan Singh After Galle Test Failure
Harbhajan Singh picked up just one wicket during India's 63-run loss to Sri Lanka in the first Test at Galle. The other four spinners -- Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Rangana Herath and Tharindu Kaushal -- accounted for 30 wickets in the match.
- The Comebacks by the Dead
The stunning Herath, the lady luck blessed Chandimal, and the blessed weather Gods, highlighted what was an unbelievable Test match at Galle. The only thing that didn't show up was India's one promise.
- Sri Lanka's Fall at Galle, Ashwin's Wicket Haul
India may not have won a Test series in Sri Lanka in 22 years but after day 1 of the 1st Test, the visitors have given themselves the perfect platform to push for a historic victory.
- The Hundred That Wasn't, Run-up That Was
Day 1 of the Indian team at Galle was one to remember, with rain hogging most of the (lime)light, Varun Aaron playing snakes(not ladders) and Murali Vijay's century (that wasn't).