The challenge for India now is to build on this victory and continue to play well and dominate against tougher opponents.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: I don't recognise pressure, says hosts' stand-in captain Lasith Malinga ahead of 4th ODI
In the absence of both suspended Upul Tharanga and injured Chamara Kapugedara, Malinga will lead the hosts, who are trailing 0-3 in the five-match series, in the penultimate game at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Here are some of the best photo highlights from Day 2 of the third Test at Kandy.
Spinners lead Sri Lanka's fightback after Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul guide India to solid start in 3rd Test
Here are some photo highlights from Day 1 of the third Test at Kandy.
Highlights India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 1 at Pallekele: Saha, Pandya guide visitors to 329/6 at stumps
Fernando bowls the last over of the first day of the final Test. Saha guides the second ball towards the leg side to collect a single. Pandya finally gets off the mark with a single down the ground in the third delivery of the over. No runs off the remainder of the over, with the visitors going into stumps on a score of 329/6.
From Pujara-Rahane stand to Sri Lanka's harakiri, here are the five turning points of the second Test between India and Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka manage to hold off India's domination on Day 3. The hosts need to continue to play the postive cricket going into Day 4 as they still trail by 230 runs
Sri Lanka’s strategy from team selection to execution is based on the premise that they would bowl last on a crumbling pitch. This game plan, however, falls apart if they do not win the toss and bat first.
Herath to bowl the final over of Day 1. Rahane punches the third ball of the over towards the off-side to collect a single. Close-in field for Pujara, with two slips, a forward short-leg coming in. Pujara collects a double off the last ball of the day, moving to 128 as India end the day on a commanding score of 344/3.
Here's everything you need to know about watching the second Test match between India and Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo.
India approached the Galle Test with trepidation. The last time they had been here, in 2015 under skipper Virat Kohli, they had suffered a humiliating defeat after being bowled out for a mere 112 runs in the second essay.
India vs Sri Lanka: From Shikhar Dhawan's comeback to visitors’ seam riches, here's what stood out at Galle
Right from the start, India were enthusiastic, had a plan and dominated the opposition. In fact, they barely gave the hosts a sniff all through the match. Here are a few things stood out at Galle in India's outstanding show.
India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli's decision to not enforce follow-on will have long-term benefits for Men in Blue
While winning the Galle Test is extremely important and could well be accomplished over the next couple of days, Team India would like its ace bowlers to stay in the fray for tougher battles ahead.
India vs Sri Lanka: Dilruwan Perera’s brave knock can inspire hosts’ top-order to tackle visitors' attack
When Sri Lanka needed some dose of inspiration and looked to their ex-skipper, Angelo Mathews, to dig them out of the mess, it was Dilruwan Perera who stepped up.
Dhawan, from his junior cricket playing days has sought to dominate bowling attacks. On the days his overt aggression comes off, like it did at Galle, the 31-year-old left-hander looks spectacularly good. Importantly, his rapid pace of scoring puts the pressure right back on the opposition.
India vs Sri Lanka: Nine years since inception, is controversial Decision Review System in need of a review?
There have been many instances in the last few years, which suggest that DRS is not the panacea for all the problems.
Ishant Sharma’s anger to Anushka Sharma’s absence, Twitter’s tongue-in-cheek reaction to India’s win
India won a Test series in Sri Lanka after 22 years and Twitter could not help but see the funny side of it.
Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara bid am emotional farewell to cricket after playing his last international match against India in Colombo.