India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Lasith Malinga says he will happily retire if he can't deliver what is expected of him
"I'm playing after 19 months following a leg injury. In Zimbabwe and India series I couldn't play well. I'll see where I'm at after this series," Malinga said
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Lasith Malinga must reinvent himself to stay in contention for 2019 World Cup
This wasn't the Malinga of 2004-05 that threatened the toes of batsmen with his searing yorkers. This wasn't the Malinga that would hoodwink batsmen with his umpteen slower varieties.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma tons craft facile win, dent hosts' World Cup hopes
Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma produced sublime centuries as India dented Sri Lanka's chances of a direct World Cup qualification with a thumping 168-run victory in the fourth ODI at the R Premadasa Stadium.
Highlights India vs Sri Lanka, 4th ODI in Colombo, cricket score: Virat Kohli and Co win by 168 runs; gain 4-0 series lead
Having gone wicketless for so long, Kuldeep Yadav gets the remaining wickets to complete a huge win for the Indians. While Fernando starts the over off with an inside-out short towards the extra-cover fence for a four, he departs the very next ball after serving a simple return catch to the bowler. Captain Lasith Malinga walks out to bat, and is the last man dismissed as he gets his stumps rattled while looking for a heave towards the leg side. India are now one step closer to a 5-0 whitewash.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Visitors eye World Cup preparation, hosts hard-pressed to ensure direct qualification
The fourth ODI of the series between India and Sri Lanka is no more than a practice match for the visitors, while it is no less than an ICC tournament knockout for the hosts.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: I'm always ready whether I get to play or not, says uncapped Shardul Thakur
Shardul Thakur could be in line to make his international debut on Thursday when India take on Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI in Colombo.
In the wake of unruly crowd behaviour in 3rd ODI, Sri Lanka will deploy unprecedented security ahead of the 4th ODI against India at Colombo
Amidst all the questions and criticism that his finishing powers are waning, Dhoni has remained calm. His ability to shut off the outside world is probably his biggest asset.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Arjuna Ranatunga asks local fans not to behave like 'Indian spectators', claims report
Former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga however, advised fans not to behave like "Indian spectators" while reacting to the crowd trouble caused during the third ODI at Pallekele.
Kuldeep Yadav has sat out the first three ODIs against Sri Lanka, but with the series wrapped up already, he is expected to make a return to the playing eleven as skipper Virat Kohli will look to experiment.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Sanath Jayasuriya-led selection panel set to resign after hosts' poor showing
In a combined letter, with names of all five selectors sent to Sri Lanka's sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekara, it is mentioned that the present committee will be done with their tenure on 7 September.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Virat Kohli and Co must challenge themselves this tour for bigger battles ahead
Virat Kohli must fail fast and fail often on the ongoing tour of Sri Lanka to ensure he has a better chance of winning the bigger battles ahead.
India vs Sri Lanka: SLC chief Thilanga Sumathipala rejects call for his resignation from Arjuna Ranatunga
Sumathipala said his administration has laid long term plans to resurrect the country's cricket but it will take 3-4 more years to yield results.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Misfiring Kedar Jadhav must adapt to unfamiliar role as India tweak squad ahead of 2019
Keeping in mind India's journey to the 2019 World Cup, the focus has shifted to Kedar Jadhav, whose last four innings have fetched just 15 runs.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: From 1996 World Cup semi-final to unruly Cuttack fans, five instances of crowd disruption
The third ODI between India and Sri Lanka had to be halted due to crowd disruption. Here is a look at some of the other occasions when unruly crowds lost their calm and expressed their anger.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Jasprit Bumrah says zeal to improve each game helped him survive in international cricket
India pacer Jasprit Bumrah says the zeal to learn something new with each game has helped him survive in international cricket.
Stand-in skipper Charama Kapugedara feels Sri Lankan have lost the art of winning matches and urged his team to take responsibility and work on their weakness ahead of the fourth ODI.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Dinesh Chandimal ruled out of remainder of ODI series due to fractured thumb
Dinesh Chandimal ruled out of the remaining two ODIs due to fractured right thumb after being hit by Hardik Pandya in the 3rd ODI
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Virat Kohli says series win allows them to make changes and give other guys a go
After taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the ODI series, Virat Kohli said they can afford to make changes in the playing XI and will look to give some of the other guys a go
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Jasprit Bumrah's transformation from death overs specialist to new ball bowler is complete
Sunday’s match was more about Bumrah the new ball bowler than Bumrah the death overs bowler. And he would do well to keep bowling like this with the new ball in the future as well.