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Ramakrishnan Kaushik

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 5th day

'We're enjoying our cricket', says Sehwag

Dec 22, 2005: 'We had a bad phase last year, but have recovered well,' Virender Sehwag told the media

Dileep Premachandran at Ahmedabad

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 5th day

India spin to emphatic series win

Dec 22, 2005: Virender Sehwag decided to ask his spinners to open the bowling on the fifth morning of the Ahmedabad Test, and it paid off

The Bulletin by Amit Varma

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 5th day

Indian spinners 'exploited the wickets better' - Atapattu

Dec 22, 2005: Marvan Atapattu and Tom Moody express their thoughts after Sri Lanka lost the Test series.

Dileep Premachandran at Ahmedabad

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 4th day

Some bright sparks amid the gloom

Dec 21, 2005: Many expected this day to be the last of the Test series, but Sri Lanka's batsmen showed that they weren't ready to lie down and allow the Indian spinners to trample all over them

The Verdict by S Rajesh

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 4th day

Kumble's strikes put India on top

Dec 21, 2005: The highlight of Sri Lanka's innings was a fifth-wicket partnership of 105 between Mahela Jayawardene and Tillekeratne Dilshan

The Bulletin by Amit Varma

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

'I can't compare and rate innings' - Yuvraj

Dec 20, 2005: Yuvraj Singh's fifty and Harbhajan Singh's supreme bowling spell in the morning session put India in the driving seat

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Leading with the right foot

Dec 20, 2005: The most significant image of the day's play came ten minutes before stumps when Harbhajan Singh attempted an outrageous reverse-sweep against Muttiah Muralitharan

The Verdict by Dileep Premachandran at Ahmedabad

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

Yuvraj and Agarkar put India on top

Dec 20, 2005: Sri Lanka were switched on, positive, and played with unrelenting intensity. But, yet again, they were outplayed by a determined Indian side

The Bulletin by Amit Varma

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 2nd day

I have seen Irfan grow as a cricketer - Laxman

Dec 19, 2005: VVS Laxman and Irfan Pathan talk to the media

Dileep Premachandran at Ahmedabad

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 2nd day

A surge of spin

Dec 19, 2005: It was left to Harbhajan Singh to obliterate whatever slim chances that Sri Lanka may have harboured of squaring this series

The Verdict by Dileep Premachandran at Ahmedabad

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 2nd day

Harbhajan spins it India's way

Dec 19, 2005: Harbhajan Singh racked the Sri Lankan top order, taking 4 for 24 as Sri Lanka limped to 131 for 5 in reply to India's 398

The Bulletin by Amit Varma

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

'It's always nice to bowl having some runs on the board' - Kumble

Dec 18, 2005: Anil Kumble admitted that the presentation of a memento from his team-mates at a special function before the start of play had been "quite emotional", but otherwise, he was his usual phlegmatic self when he addressed the media at the end of an engr

Dileep Premachandran at Ahmedabad

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

Banking on Malinga

Dec 18, 2005: Poor old Marvan Atapattu. He lost his third toss of the series, this time on a featherbed pitch

Charlie Austin

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

Laxman provides the lifeline

Dec 18, 2005: VVS Laxman once again steadies the ship for India

Dileep Premachandran in Ahmedabad

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

Laxman leads Indian fightback

Dec 18, 2005: Test cricket reveals character, and the first day of the Ahmedabad Test had ample displays of it. First, Sri Lanka shrugged off an indifferent start to reduce India to 97 for 5 - this, after their first-choice new-ball bowlers had opted out of the game du

The Bulletin by Amit Varma

The furore over Ganguly's axing

Don't interfere in selection matters, Pawar tells Dalmiya

Dec 18, 2005: Sharad Pawar, the Indian board president, today told Jagmohan Dalmiya that it was "not proper" on his part to interfere in the selection committee's decision to drop Sourav Ganguly

PTI

The furore over Ganguly's axing

'I respect the selectors' decision' - Ganguly

Dec 18, 2005: Sourav Ganguly has appealed to his fans to desist from activities that disrupt normal life.

PTI

Kumble's 100th Test

An old-style centurion

Dec 17, 2005: Dileep Premachandran pays tribute to Anil Kumble who, on Sunday, will play his 100th Test

Dileep Premachandran

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad

Sehwag to lead in the third Test

Dec 17, 2005: In a major setback for India, Rahul Dravid will for the first time ever miss a Test match

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