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Ajinkya Rahane takes hundreds of catches in training: Fielding coach Sridhar
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Ajinkya Rahane takes hundreds of catches in training: Fielding coach Sridhar

It's not overnight that Ajinkya Rahane has turned into one of India's best slip catchers in recent times as he takes "hundreds of catches" during training session

Dhoni back in the mix to pick squad for South Africa series
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Dhoni back in the mix to pick squad for South Africa series

India's limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be back in the thick of things after a three month break as Indian selectors will be picking the squad for the upcoming SA series

Sustained brilliance will be the key against South Africa: Ravi Shastri
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Sustained brilliance will be the key against South Africa: Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri reserved special praise for the likes of Ravichandran Ashwin – the man with the ‘astronaut-mind’ and Ishant Sharma – who ‘bowled like a million dollars in Sri Lanka.

Statistical wrap of Sri Lanka vs India: Away wins, young captains and opening troubles
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Statistical wrap of Sri Lanka vs India: Away wins, young captains and opening troubles

This is India’s only second win in Sri Lanka since 1993 and first away series against any country since beating West Indies 1-0 in West Indies in 2011. This is also India’s only 16th series win outside India.

India in Sri Lanka report card: Ashwin edges Mishra for first spot; Kohli leads the batsmen
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India in Sri Lanka report card: Ashwin edges Mishra for first spot; Kohli leads the batsmen

Ashwin stood out for India - big time. India used as many as 16 different players in this series against Sri Lanka with only Bhuvaneshwar Kumar from the original squad not getting even a single game

'Got carried away with dressing room atmosphere': Ishant's coach blames Shastri, Kohli
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'Got carried away with dressing room atmosphere': Ishant's coach blames Shastri, Kohli

The response to Ishant Sharma's moment of madness has been ranging from "Atta boy, Ishant" to "What on earth was he thinking!"

Victory achieved with the ball: Indian bowlers score a perfect 60 out of 60 in Sri Lanka
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Victory achieved with the ball: Indian bowlers score a perfect 60 out of 60 in Sri Lanka

The key for India’s bowlers has been short spells and the building of pressure.

Cheteshwar Pujara, Ishant Sharma break into top 20 of ICC Test rankings
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Cheteshwar Pujara, Ishant Sharma break into top 20 of ICC Test rankings

Apart from Pujara, there were few other middle-order batsmen who made significant contributions to India's cause

'Itna bada kaddoo mein teer nahin maara': Bedi blasts overzealous celebration of win in SL
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'Itna bada kaddoo mein teer nahin maara': Bedi blasts overzealous celebration of win in SL

Bedi, who congratulated the young team for the win, opined that the visitors were up against a weak opposition and the celebrations that followed were uncalled for.

India's victory over Sri Lanka was built on guts, flexibility and patience
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India's victory over Sri Lanka was built on guts, flexibility and patience

While India has weaknesses – they are by no means a complete team – they made the most of their strengths.

Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal reported for suspect illegal action
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Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal reported for suspect illegal action

Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during the third Test against India, which concluded at the Singhalese Sports Club in Colombo, on Tuesday.

Mathews made Kohli sweat but bowlers seal historic series win for India
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Mathews made Kohli sweat but bowlers seal historic series win for India

A brave new dawn of Indian cricket under Kohli is off to a very positive start, indeed.

All the stats from India's first series win over Sri Lanka in 22 years
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All the stats from India's first series win over Sri Lanka in 22 years

Statistical highlights on the fifth and final day of the third cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka in Colombo on Tuesday.

India in Sri Lanka: Drawing a Test is the last option for this team, says Kohli
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India in Sri Lanka: Drawing a Test is the last option for this team, says Kohli

Kohli said that patience is key to success in Test cricket as one mistake can turn the game around.

There's not a moment Kohli lets the game stagnate and drift: Gavaskar
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There's not a moment Kohli lets the game stagnate and drift: Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar today said that the young captain has shown early signs of great leadership with his "pro-active" approach.

India in Sri Lanka: Man of the series Ashwin on his perfect rhythm and finally getting runs
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India in Sri Lanka: Man of the series Ashwin on his perfect rhythm and finally getting runs

Ashwin got 21 wickets in the series and the icing on the cake was a half-century in the Indian second innings.

Ishant-Prasad spat happened at just the right time for us, says India skipper Kohli
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Ishant-Prasad spat happened at just the right time for us, says India skipper Kohli

Ishant had an argument with the Sri Lankan pacer and his teammate Dinesh Chandimal after Prasad bowled a barrage of short-pitched deliveries and the Delhi speedster returned the favour with a hostile spell

India break Mathews' resolve to end 22-year wait for Test series win in Sri Lanka
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India break Mathews' resolve to end 22-year wait for Test series win in Sri Lanka

It was new captain Virat Kohli's first series win ever since he took over reins of India from Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

'A bit of history': Kohli and Co script first Test series win on Sri Lankan soil in 22 years
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'A bit of history': Kohli and Co script first Test series win on Sri Lankan soil in 22 years

A delighted Indian Test captain Virat Kohli termed his team's 2-1 series win as a "magnificent milestone" as they now became a a "part of history" today. Here are photos from the final match.

Ishant Sharma’s anger to Anushka Sharma’s absence, Twitter’s tongue-in-cheek reaction to India’s win
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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.