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Nuwan Pradeep prepares to bowl

India in Sri Lanka 2017

Dhananjaya, Pradeep return to Sri Lanka's Test squad

Batting allrounder Dhananjaya de Silva, uncapped left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara, and seamer Nuwan Pradeep returned to Sri Lanka's squad for the first Test against India, in Galle

Virat Kohli didn't take long to find fluency

Sri Lanka Board President's XI v Indians, tour match, 2nd day, Colombo

India batsmen tune up for Galle with runs

Virat Kohli was the only batsmen to make fifty plus, while Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Wriddhiman Saha all crossed 30 before retiring out

Danushka Gunathilaka top-scored with 74

Sri Lanka Board President's XI v Indians, tour match, 1st day, Colombo

Kuldeep, Jadeja rip through SL Board President's XI

Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav scythed through Sri Lanka Board President's batting to bowl them out for 187, before India finished the first warm-up day at 135 for 3

Graeme Cremer dismissed both of Sri Lanka's overnight batsmen

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, only Test, Colombo, 5th day

Cremer proud despite 'rollercoaster of emotions'

Zimbabwe's captain said the team had chinks to work out - particularly with their bowling - and hoped this performance would get them the regular cricket needed for that

Asela Gunaratne acknowledges his fifty

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, only Test, Colombo, 5th day

Dickwella, Gunaratne star in record chase

Sri Lanka pursued 388 - the highest successful chase on the island - with fifties from Niroshan Dickwella and Asela Gunaratne

Dimuth Karunaratne was bowled by a big turner from Sean Williams

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, only Test, Colombo, 4th day

Karunaratne urges positivity over survival

Seeing out Graeme Cremer and staying positive will reverse a little pressure and bring a mammoth 388 target within reach, according to Dimuth Karunaratne

Sikandar Raza drives through the off side

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, only Test, Colombo, 4th day

Raza credits Klusener for batting revival

Raza also acknowledged continuity, a theory endorsed by head coach Heath Streak and chief selector Tatenda Taibu, for their recent upswing

Sikandar Raza leaps to celebrate his hundred

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, only Test, Colombo, 4th day

Mendis solid, SL need 218 on final day

Graeme Cremer stuck himself into Sri Lanka's flesh on the fourth day, first making a stubborn 48 from No. 9, then claiming two wickets, as Zimbabwe dismissed three Sri Lankan batsmen in their defense of 388