Andrew Fidel Fernando

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Nic Pothas and Upul Tharanga at a training session

Sri Lanka v India, 1st ODI, Dambulla

Can ailing Sri Lanka spring a surprise?

India have runs, wickets, form and confidence on their side. Sri Lanka have the distant memory of that Oval victory and familiarity with conditions on theirs

Dinesh Chandimal reacts on his way back to the pavilion after falling for 48

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 3rd day

'Worst series loss of my career' - Chandimal

Not once could Sri Lanka push a Test match to the fifth day and the new captain Dinesh Chandimal felt quite badly about that

Wriddhiman Saha, Cheteshwar Pujara and KL Rahul appeal against Angelo Mathews

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 3rd day

Cherish the old memories, Sri Lanka

Never in their history have Sri Lanka been so comprehensively rolled over. There was no Duleep Mendis-style counterattack, or a Muttiah Muralitharan-esque bamboozling. There was only misery

Malinda Pushpakumara is rather pleased after having Hardik Pandya caught

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 1st day

Sri Lanka's glorious competence

After being pummeled for 1462 runs in three innings, the hosts, led by two rookie left-arm spinners, were sublimely adequate for most of the first day in Pallekele

Lahiru Kumara celebrates the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, Pallekele

Chandimal banks on Kumara, Fernando to fill void

The Sri Lanka captain has pinned his hopes on the inexperienced quicks to deliver in the absence of injured seniors Nuwan Pradeep and Suranga Lakmal

Dimuth Karunaratne lunges into a reverse sweep

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, Pallekele

Sri Lanka pin hopes on quicks to avoid whitewash

Both teams have lost an influential spinner - Ravindra Jadeja and Rangana Herath, but India still appear to have all bases covered on a green Pallekele surface