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Dinesh Chandimal and Kusal Mendis departed shortly after the start of the day's play before Dickwella and Angelo Mathews managed to hold the Indian bowlers at bay for a short while with a 53-run stand

In his attempt to accelerate, Rahane perished to debutant left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara, smartly stumped by Niroshan Dickwella after facing 222 balls and sending the ball 14 times to the fence

Colombo: One must agree to the fact that it was ‘Pujara Day’. Cheteshwar Pujara, in his ‘Very Very Special’ Test, notched up 14th ton, putting India upfront with 344/3 at stumps against Sri Lanka in the second rubber of the three-match Test series at the Sinhalese Sports Club here on Thursday. Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, completely …

Skipper Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva and all-rounder Malinda Pushpakumara came in for injured Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Kumara, and Asela Gunaratne

Galle: India rode on a half-century from opener Shikhar Dhawan to post 115/1 at lunch on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka here on Wednesday. Dhawan scored a steady 64 off 78 balls, hitting eight boundaries along the way. Cheteshwar Pujara was batting on 37 at the other end when the teams …

Colombo: Ahead of the much awaited Test series against India starting from July 26, Sri Lanka suffered a major jolt after newly-chosen skipper Dinesh Chandimal was ruled out of the first match in Galle due to contracting pneumonia The information was conveyed by team manager Asanka Gurusinha on Friday. “We were actually only told late last …

London: A confident India will look to booking a semi-final berth with a win against Sri Lanka, who will be boosted by the return of captain Angelo Mathews, but rain may mar the ICC Champions Trophy Group B encounter at The Oval here on Thursday. India’s confidence must be sky high having registered a massive …