Player of the Match
Player of the Match
, play 02:24
'Our bowlers made things happen' - Mathews

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews lauds Sri Lanka's collective effort while admitting no one gave his team a chance during the first three-and-a-half days in Galle

, play 01:37
Realised how we needed to bowl on this track - Herath

Rangana Herath was pleased with his 7 for 48 that bowled India out for 112 on the fourth day in Galle, and said the team had planned its strategy keeping the pitch in mind

, play 02:55
'My shot selection has gotten better' - Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan speaks about his hundred, his partnership with Virat Kohli, and how his injury prevented him from playing freely

, play 01:13
Chopra: Mathews put pressure back on the Indian bowlers

Aakash Chopra talks about Angelo Mathews' attempt to steady Sri Lanka's innings on the first day of the first Test in Galle

, play 02:39
Chopra: India dropping more than holding on

Aakash Chopra believes India's tendency to drop catches is an area of concern and wants Ajinkya Rahane to field at catching positions

, play 01:02
Chopra: Ashwin was willing to pitch the ball fuller

Aakash Chopra analyses R Ashwin's six-wicket haul on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka and is impressed with the offspinner's use of flight and length

, play 01:56
Who is Sri Lanka's best Test batsman?

Arya Yuyutsu went up to the Galle fort to ask some cricket fans and find out

, play 03:16
Galle prepares to bid Sangakkara farewell

Arya Yuyutsu takes a walk around the Galle International Stadium to see how fans are preparing to bid farewell to Kumar Sangakkara, who is playing his final Test series

, play 01:35
'Have to be patient with the younger guys' - Mathews

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews admitted that it would be a tough challenge to lead the side in a transitional period

, play 04:48
'There is no lacking in the skills department' - Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli stresses on the importance of composure besides talking about his team's preparation ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle

, play 05:25
Terror attack was one of the scariest points - Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara talks about emerging stronger from the 2009 terrorist attack in Pakistan, the current batsmen he likes to watch, and more

, play 05:35
'England 2014 was my best overseas tour' - Sangakkara

Ahead of his final Test series, Kumar Sangakkara reflects on his achievements in a 15-year international career

A second?


Number times India have lost a Test when chasing a target of 200 runs or less - against West Indies (1997)



Number of dot balls played by Shikhar Dhawan at the start of Day 4. He inside edged the 36th ball for four.

Box remains unchecked


Runs scored by Jehan Mubarak in this innings, his highest Test score. Mubarak is yet to score a fifty from 21 Test innings

Non-Bangladesh Hundred


Number of previous Test centuries for Dinesh Chandimal, all three against Bangladesh

An away Test win Looms


Number of times India have achieved an innings-victory in away Tests, with seven of wins coming post 2000

Lots of early wickets


Number of previous instances of Sri Lanka losing their first 3 wickets for 5 runs or less - against ENG (2001) and AUS (2012)

In front of the stumps


Number of Indian keepers to make a 50+ score in Sri Lanka - MS Dhoni and Wriddhiman Saha

Only Two Modes


Number of previous instances of 9 or more Indian batsmen being dismissed either bowled or LBW in the same Test inns

United we fall


Number of India's top-5 batsmen who were dismissed LBW - Rahul, Rohit, Kohli and Rahane. This has only happened once before.

Size does matter


Number of Test scores between 100 and 120 for Virat Kohli. He has gone past 120 only thrice out of his 11 Test centuries

Enjoying the pressure


Number of captains who have scored 4 hundreds in their first 4 Tests as captain - Kohli, Cook and Gavaskar