Match Day

614dTony Greig falls prey to the hypnotic allure of a maestro

The wily enchanter

Tony Greig falls prey to the hypnotic allure of Muttiah Muralitharan

605dCharlie Austin

Sri Lanka seal silent victory in Colombo

India were unable to reverse a slide that had started last evening with the run out of Rahul Dravid and they lost their remaining four wickets within the first session to be bowled out for 299, still 77 runs short of making the home team bat again

605dCharlie Austin

Sri Lanka on verge of victory despite Indian resistance

This was not a day for the thrill seeking cricket supporter, but for the die hard Sri Lanka fan, as their spinners and fielders painstakingly winkled out the Indian top order to leave them on the verge of an innings victory and their first series win

604dCharlie Austin

Sri Lanka's batsmen construct winning platform

Muttiah Muralitharan's exploits on Wednesday were put firmly in perspective on Thursday as India's bowlers toiled fruitlessly while Sri Lanka's batsmen cruised past the tourist's first innings total

604dCharlie Austin

Mysterious Muralitharan puts India in a spin

Pre-match gossip had centered on India's growing confidence against Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan after their triumph in Kandy, but such idle talk looked foolish in the extreme after the beguiling off-spinner wreaked havoc on the first day of the