Malinga 'rested' for India T20s
Suranga Lakmal has also been omitted for the three-match series, leaving the seam-bowling contingent short of experience
Rohit rewarded for sticking to 'set template'
Doing it once is hard enough, but to accelerate so crazily to get three double-tons is a perfect mix of skill, fitness and the right mental approach to ODI batting
Rohit, the ODI superstar.
Only two others have five 150-plus scores in ODI history
Rohit Sharma and the art of pacing an ODI innings
In first innings of ODIs, before he gets to his hundred, his strike rate is 92. After that, it's 204
Chopra: Won't be surprised if Rohit becomes first ODI triple-centurion.
Rohit's third ODI double-ton blows Sri Lanka away
The India opener carried his bat to power India to 392 for 4, a score that proved well beyond Sri Lanka despite a century from Angelo Mathews
'Getting closer to a formula for success' - Pothas.
'It is an eye-opener, we will learn from it' - Rohit
The stand-in India captain also spoke about why Ajinkya Rahane was left out, and what MS Dhoni's innings meant
Agarkar: Pandya isn't quite ready to be the third seamer yet.
Can Rohit cement his place in India's Test XI?
Agarkar, Muzumdar, Broacha and the team discuss
Kohli ranked No. 2 among Test batsmen
The India captain is behind only Steven Smith in Tests, and he also holds the top rank in ODIs and T20Is
ICC to take up pollution issue after Delhi Test draws criticism
While the Indian Medical Association wrote to the BCCI and the CoA chief, Gurusinha urged the ICC to deploy air-quality meters in the future
Chopra: Mathews wicket off no-ball may have cost SL the Test.
The man who made a century in the first innings was dismissed for 1 in the second
Dhananjaya ton, Roshen fifty deny India 2-0
Dhananjaya de Silva and the debutant Roshen Silva were Sri Lanka's fifth-day heroes as they fought their way to a drawn third Test
Monga: Dhananjaya and a new dawn for Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka dropped him after throwing him in the firing line in South Africa. He returned with the highest fourth-innings score by a visiting batsman in India. Young talents like that need better nurturing
India aware of issues in slip cordon - Pujara
The have become better athletes. Their ground fielding has improved too. But nobody from the camp has been able to say why the same fielders seem to resemble non-stick cookware at slips
Nine consecutive series wins for India.
A look at the timeline of India's winning streak since 2015, which is now the joint-longest with Australia
Sri Lanka bewildered by visit from DDCA doctor
It was clearly a surprise visit for the team, which was left wondering how such tests would tell them what the events on the field didn't
SL coach Pothas mulls bad light 'coincidence'
The visitors lost a wicket to a fast bowler minutes before it was deemed dark for the quicks to bowl and two in an over to a spinner before it became the last over of the day
SL's struggles with Delhi air may be genuine - Dhawan
After having seen his team-mate Shami vomit on the field, the India opener was more understanding of the visitors' discomfort, but he only went as far as giving them a benefit of doubt
Kusal Perera back in Sri Lanka ODI squad
Kusal Mendis, who was rested for the Test series, was not among the touring party. Neither was Test captain Dinesh Chandimal
SL players asked to disembark flight by sports minister
The unprecedented action was justified by citing Sri Lanka's sports law which states that all national squads are subject to the sports minister's approval
Monga: Chandimal, Mathews stand up for SL's pride
Through their centuries and a crucial partnership, Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal gave the young batsmen in the side a lesson in fighting back
Dasgupta: Seniors have stepped up for Sri Lanka.
Chopra: IPL performers have been rewarded.
Aakash Chopra was slightly surprised by Deepak Hooda's inclusion in India's T20 squad
Washington Sundar, Thampi, Hooda in India's T20 squad
The trio along with seamer Jaydev Unadkat have been rewarded for their impressive performances in the IPL
Monga: SL's struggles no Machiavellian plan
The outrage against Sri Lanka's struggles on the field on Sunday seemed to ignore the fact that being more used to high levels of pollution should not be a source of pride
'We had players coming off vomiting' - Pothas
Sri Lanka were unable to cope with conditions in Delhi, where the air quality dipped to "very unhealthy" levels on Sunday. India's bowling coach B Arun meanwhile called the stoppages "unnecessary"
Monga: India's three openers have each others' backs
The competition between M Vijay, KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan may continue to get fiercer, but Vijay says it's the trio's friendship off the field that keeps confusion and mistrust at bay
How will Ishant fare on his home ground?
A decade after his big entrance, Ishant Sharma is still figuring out the right length to bowl in a bid to take more Test wickets
Arnold: SL need a bit of a spark in Tests.
Russel Arnold urges Sri Lanka's top order batsmen to show more maturity in shot-selection, and suggests Lakshan Sandakan may be a better choice to replace Rangana Herath in Delhi
Thisara named captain for ODIs, T20Is against India
Thisara Perera is the seventh man to captain Sri Lanka in 2017, a year in which the team has suffered three ODI whitewashes
India experience will help identify the right characters - Pothas
Sri Lanka's interim coach slams team's aggressive approach on the fourth morning, says some of the players are repeating the same mistakes
'Lost a lot of focus worrying about Tests' - Rohit
Having scored his third Test century in Nagpur, Rohit Sharma admitted he had been prone to putting too much pressure on himself early in his Test career, and is now far more relaxed
'Vijay's century stood out.'
Aakash Chopra analyses the performances that stood out and potential concerns for India and Sri Lanka
Herath ruled out of third Test with back injury
Sri Lanka are likely to name legspinner Jeffrey Vandersay as the replacement for the Test that starts in Delhi on December 2
Kohli rested for Sri Lanka ODIs; Rohit to lead
India's squad for the tour of South Africa will be picked during the course of the Delhi Test, which begins on December 2
Ashwin fastest to 300 wickets as India storm home
Virat Kohli will go to South Africa without having lost a Test series as India took an unassailable 1-0 lead with their joint-biggest Test win
Ashwin bests Lillee, Muralitharan, Warne
He took the fewest matches and deliveries to reach the 300 Test-wicket landmark
Quiz - How well do you know Ashwin's Test numbers?
The fastest bowler to 300 Test wickets has some remarkable career stats. Can you separate fact from fiction?
R Ashwin's milestone timeline.
The offspinner beat Dennis Lillee's record when he picked up his 300th wicket in his 54th match
Krishnaswamy: Kohli walks the Ponting path
Leaders of a winning team, check. Blessed with a strong bowling attack, check. Unstoppable run-machines, double check
Pujara adds slip catching and quick singles to his armoury
India's preparation for their tour of South Africa continues unimpeded, in the middle of a Test series
'We bowled well despite India scoring 610' - SL bowling coach Ratnayake.
Krishnaswamy: Vijay's sweet release after an eight-month wait
Injury had deprived him from his fans, but on Saturday, those familiar wristy flicks were back. So were the deft glides behind point. For a moment, it seemed like he'd never even left
SL haven't played spin well in last two years - Samaraweera
The newly appointed batting coach also backed offspinner Dilruwan Perera to bounce back from a spell of 21-0-117-0
Krishnaswamy: Ashwin, Jadeja say 'hello again'
After bowling 10 overs together in Kolkata, the two spinners were back to their tactics of threatening both edges of the bat and targeting the stumps at all times
Ashwin and I played supporting roles for the quicks - Jadeja.
You can't be missing straight balls at this level - SL coach
While admitting that his batsmen let themselves down, Nic Pothas defended the shot selections that dismissed Chandimal and Dickwella
Krishnaswamy: Time to allow dressing-room reviews?
Dilruwan Perera's bizarre review highlighted the inconsistencies in DRS, so why not eliminate that doubt with help from the dressing room?
Dasgupta: Rohit doesn't fit if India play five bowlers.
Pitches like Eden a preparation for overseas tours - Rahul.
India eye away tours with challenging Kolkata track
The overhead conditions aside, India wanted a green track in Kolkata to prepare for a series of upcoming away tours, and their quicks proved up to the task
Green pitches likely in Nagpur and Delhi too
The Indian team management is understood to have asked the BCCI to prepare pitches that would serve as preparation for the South Africa tour
Krishnaswamy: Kohli sheds normalcy in Eden classic
Even as the rest of India's line-up scrapped against some top-class Sri Lankan bowling, Virat Kohli batted on unfazed, as though he was making just another of his many hundreds
Chopra: India timed declaration nicely.
The former India opener praised India's pacers and the side's challenging declaration on the final day of the Kolkata Test
SL cling on despite Bhuvneshwar and Shami bursts
At half-past four, with seven wickets down and India's tail up, the light deteriorated enough to help Sri Lanka draw an absolutely riveting Test match
How India's internationals have fared since their last Test.
Rahane keen to 'evolve' with more shots
The middle-order batsman was seen trying a few reverse-sweeps and reverse-laps against spinners ahead of the first Test in Kolkata
Important to play five bowlers against good sides - Chandimal
He said that using five bowlers - to aid in taking 20 wickets in the match - and staying energetic in the field was important against Pakistan and will remain so in India
Runorder: Will Sri Lanka put up a better performance this time around in India?
Ashish Nehra, Ajit Agarkar, Cyrus Broacha and the team at ESPNcricinfo discuss if Sri Lanka can turn things around against India this time
Time for Mathews to put troubles behind him
The former Sri Lanka captain has not been the batting rock he could be for a while now. Can he do the job in India?
'I asked for the rest' - Hardik Pandya
The India allrounder felt he needed time off to manage a few niggles and get "super fit" for the South Africa tour in January 2018
India face tricky call in Pandya's absence
Could the green Eden Gardens surface make the team management choose between Ashwin and Jadeja even before they reach South Africa?
Samson's brisk hundred makes SL bowlers toil
Sanju Samson struck 128 off 143 balls on the second day of the warm-up game
'Will look to continue playing with five bowlers' - Chandimal.
Pothas warns SL against 'infatuation' with India
The Sri Lanka coach says his side learnt lessons from the drubbing it got from India at home earlier this year, and comes to visit its in-form neighbour with a refreshed team culture
Want to protect Mendis' form, confidence - Labrooy
Explaining Kusal Mendis' omission for the India tour, Graeme Labrooy, Sri Lanka's chief selector, said the panel "didn't want to throw him to the deep end or take him and leave him on the bench"
Break for Mendis might be best way forward - Arnold.
Russel Arnold believes Kusal Mendis' can benefit by working on his game back home and regaining confidence after a string of low scores
Angelo Mathews declared fit for India tour
Kusal Perera and Asela Gunaratne are also expected to return to the national set-up when Sri Lanka fly to India
Sri Lanka set for packed India tour
The visitors will play three Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is over 37 days in November and December