India vs Sri Lanka: Rain plays spoilsport, first T20I called off without a ball bowled due to wet patches on pitch
The umpires held several inspections but the damp patches on the pitch did not allow the match to start, much to the disappointment of fans who had gathered in large numbers
India vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 1st T20I at Guwahati, Full Cricket Score: Match abandoned without a ball bowled due to wet pitch
India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I Live Updates: Virat Kohli wins the toss and opts to bowl first. Says the wicket is a bit damp and it could get difficult to defend totals here.
The shortest format does reduce the gap between teams to the minimum, and India’s relative inexperience presents Sri Lanka their best chance to upset the third-ranked T20 side in the world and kickstart their Independence Day celebrations in style.
India vs Sri Lanka: Biscuits banned in hosts' dressing room due to fitness concerns, says manager Asanka Gurusinha
Gurusinha was quick to dismiss rumours of Lankan players breaking crockery in protest of the biscuit ban.
India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli hints at handing Hardik Pandya Test debut, lauds all-rounder's wicket-taking ability
India had lost to Sri Lanka at Galle during the 2015 series when Kohli went in with a combination of five specialist bowlers with a batsman short in the playing XI.
Live updates from the India vs Sri Lanka match in Asia Cup
Ashwin was simply unplayable for the Sri Lankans on a pitch, which offered help to the spinners and took four wickets in his magical three-over opening spell.
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India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20: Yuvraj's lack of time in middle a concern as Dhoni's men eye series win
Dhoni has conceded that it will be difficult to send him up the order since the top-four are doing extremely well but showed intent of giving Yuvraj more chances to bat for longer period.
“Experimenting is a word banned from Indian cricket, but yes we’re trying different things. Our top order has done well, so we’re trying to give everyone an opportunity whenever possible,” Dhoni said when asked about experimentation in the games before the World T20.
The Indians were taken aback by what skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni described as an "English" track in Pune. Now that he will be leading in his own backyard before his home fans here, Dhoni can hope to get a typical sub-continent wicket at a ground that is hosting its first ever Twenty20 International.
India vs Sri Lanka: Endeavour is to give all players of World T20 squad a go, depending on conditions, says Shastri
Ravi Shastri said it was not easy to get used to the conditions straight after the tour of Australia.
Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and much of the lower order would be itching to make a point in the second T20 International against Sri Lanka
The Bengaluru FC and Delhi Dyanmos forward Robin Singh scored twice in the second half before being substituted due to a nasty looking leg injury.
Live updates from India's opening match in SAFF Cup as they take on Sri Lanka
India will seek a fresh beginning as they open their campaign by taking on the challenge of Sri Lanka in the SAFF Cup match on Friday
India vs Sri Lanka three things: Ishant's star turn, Dhammika's dependability and India's tail of woe
Unlike the struggling Indian top-order, Ishant Sharma’s eyes would have lit up when he saw the green top at the SSC, Colombo
India were firmly in the driver's seat as they reduced Sri Lanka to 47/5 at lunch after Pujara led India to 312 in their first innings
Pujara, making a comeback to the Test side after a long time, was unbeaten on 135 as he saved the Day 2 of the third Test against Sri Lanka.
Pujara played arguably the best innings by an Indian batsman of this series of so far, to carry his bat through to the end of the day.