India A coach Dravid, who has just finished a long series against Australia and South Africa A teams, opines that Indian youngsters are still good players of spin and can go a long way if they do a few nips and tucks.
Apart from Pujara, there were few other middle-order batsmen who made significant contributions to India's cause
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.
A brave new dawn of Indian cricket under Kohli is off to a very positive start, indeed.
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 decided to mock Prasad by slapping himself on the helmet so as to tell the bowler: "Your bouncers won't reach my head."
India lost three wickets for seven runs while the fourth wicket (57) and fifth wicket (54) partnerships have produced fifty-plus runs.
Sri Lanka vs India 3rd Test day 1 as it happened: Rains play spoilsport after Sri Lanka reduce India to 50/2
Mohammad Azharuddin had last led an Indian team to a Test series win on Lankan turf, back in 1993, with a 1-0 margin.
India grabbed eight wickets in the final morning in quick time to win the second Test by a handsome 278-run margin.
Srinath was speaking at a programme organised by Nagpur Sports Journalists Association. Asked about India's performance abroad, he said strong attitude coupled with confidence is needed to win matches overseas.
Sri Lanka have their joint-best win-loss ratio at home in SSC with 18 wins, 6 losses and 14 draws. But this is India's best chance to end the 22-year jinx.
The right-handed batsman played an impressive knock of 126 runs in the just concluded second Test against Sri Lanka.
Jayasuriya praised India spinner Ashwin, who has now taken 17 wickets from two Tests with two five-wicket hauls.
For the third time, Amit Mishra has bagged four wickets or more in an innings — once each against Australia, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Wriddhiman Saha (56) has posted his second fifty in Tests - his highest is 60 vs Sri Lanka at Galle in the first Test of the present series.
The former India medium pacer also said that the support staff has worked on Umesh Yadav's consistency and it has started to show some results.
Sri Lankan opener Kaushal Silva has asserted the need for his team to bat well in the morning session of day three.
23-year Rahul expressed his satisfaction at getting a second Test hundred on the opening day but at the same time said he was disappointed at not having scored more than the 108 runs he did as India finished at 319/6 at stumps.
India, despite losing two wickets for just 12 runs after opting to bat, recovered to reach 319 for six at stumps on day one of the ongoing second Test.
Rahul has emulated Rahul Dravid’s feat of two centuries as an opener in first away Test innings. Dravid had scored 128 not out at Lahore and 103 at Faisalabad — both vs Pakistan in January 2006.