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One of them Viru days

Feb 19, 2010: Records fell, bowlers sighed. Sehwag smiled and beat everything to a pulp

Sidharth Monga

The new Bradman

Jan 3, 2010: Like the Don, Sehwag bats with an uncluttered mind, has made over 290 three times in Tests, and has the best strike rate among high scorers of his generation

Ian Chappell

ICC Test rankings

'The ability was always there' - John Wright

Dec 7, 2009: Former New Zealand batsman John Wright, who coached India for five years, has praised their elevation to the No. 1 spot in the ICC Test rankings

ESPNcricinfo staff

ICC Test rankings

How India reached the top

Dec 6, 2009: India's ascent to the No.1 position in the ICC Test ratings is largely due to their much-improved performances overseas

ESPNcricinfo staff

ICC Test rankings

India's spell at the top not in their hands

Dec 6, 2009: The lack of Tests in India's upcoming schedule could limit the duration of their No. 1 ranking

ESPNcricinfo staff

Steps to the summit

Dec 6, 2009: A look back at the major developments in India's Test side over the decade

Sidharth Monga

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

Dhoni, Tendulkar celebrate No. 1 ranking

Dec 6, 2009: MS Dhoni is aware that India's No. 1 ranking could be shortlived considering they are not scheduled to play any more Tests until October 2010

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

It's been a long road to No. 1

Dec 6, 2009: Over the course of the decade, India's not-so-formidable links have gotten progressively stronger

Dileep Premachandran

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

Absence of review system hurt us - Sangakkara

Dec 6, 2009: Kumar Sangakkara has said that the three-match contest was the best advertisement for having the review system

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

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

India go top with thumping victory

Dec 6, 2009: Sri Lanka may have thwarted India through the fourth day, but Zaheer Khan sliced through the remaining four wickets to take India to a 2-0 series win

The Bulletin by Sidharth Monga

Sri Lanka in India 2009-10

Injured Muralitharan may miss Twenty20s

Dec 6, 2009: Muttiah Muralitharan has expressed doubts over his participation in the two Twenty20s against India after damaging ligaments in his right bowling hand

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

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

The captain's last stand

Dec 5, 2009: Sangakkara's knock is unlikely to save Sri Lanka from losing the Test, though it may prevent a second successive innings defeat,

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

Muttiah Muralitharan wants ICC to enforce reviews

Dec 5, 2009: The UDRS is currently being used in New Zealand and Australia, but not in India, where Sri Lanka have been on the receiving end of poor umpiring decisions

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Victory delayed by disappointing spinners

Dec 5, 2009: A four-man attack works when three of the individuals are on top of their games. When your main spinner has an off day and the other is callow, life can be a struggle

S Aga

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

Sangakkara fights but India in control

Dec 5, 2009: Kumar Sangakkara stood alone between India and the No. 1 Test ranking, scoring his first hundred in six Tests in India

The Bulletin by Sidharth Monga

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

Unfazed Virender Sehwag plots more big innings

Dec 4, 2009: He may have made an error of judgement to fall short of a record triple-century by seven runs, but Virender Sehwag sauntered back to the dressing chest out, smiling as he acknowledged the applause from the stands

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Last sighting of Indian Trinity?

Dec 4, 2009: Few would have realised that they had possibly witnessed a moment of history - today might have been the last time an Indian crowd saw, in a Test, the big three of Indian batting

S Aga

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

No reason why we can't score 400 tomorrow - Trevor Bayliss

Dec 4, 2009: Trevor Bayliss, the Sri Lanka coach, has said that setting India a target of "150 on a wearing wicket" was probably the best his team could hope for at this stage

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

Happy to have got 293 - Sehwag

Dec 4, 2009: Virender Sehwag has said he is happy to have got "at least 293 runs" and was not disappointed at missing out on a record third Test triple-century

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sehwag more destructive than Richards

Dec 4, 2009: Time to cut out the buts and salute Sehwag for what he is: one of the greats of batting

Sambit Bal
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No result
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India won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
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India won by 7 wickets (with 45 balls remaining)
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Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
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India won by 3 runs
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