Result
1st Test, Galle, Jul 26-29 2017, India tour of Sri Lanka
600 & 240/3d
(76.5 ov, target 550)
291 & 245
India won by 304 runs
Player Of The Match
Day 4
Sanath Jayasuriya chats with the Sri Lankan players
'We are a better team than this' - Herath
1yAndrew Fidel Fernando in Galle
Virat Kohli is all smiles as India go 1-0 up
Bowlers' show on flat deck pleases Kohli
1ySidharth Monga in Galle
Galle win is India's biggest away win
India's biggest away win, SL's biggest defeat
3yBharath Seervi
Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli celebrate the wicket of Angelo Mathews
Ashwin, Jadeja wrap up 304-run win
3yThe Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy
Day 3
Abhinav Mukund profited from the cut shot
Back-up man Abhinav Mukund makes peace with his role
1ySidharth Monga in Galle
Consolidating the first innings lead has become the norm in international cricket
Why captains choose not to follow-on these days
3yShiva Jayaraman and Srinath Sripath
Dilruwan Perera's footwork and intent against spin were top class
SL need to solve the Perera conundrum
1yAndrew Fidel Fernando in Galle
Dilruwan Perera's footwork and intent against spin were top class
Abhinav, Kohli extend India's lead to 498
1yThe Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy
Day 2
Upul Tharanga nudges a ball fine on the leg side
Languid, loose, luckless
1yAndrew Fidel Fernando at the SSC
Kusal Mendis fell for a duck for the first time at home
Notes from SL's press conference in 2030
3yAndrew Fidel Fernando in Galle
Cheteshwar Pujara keeps his eyes on the ball
Fleet-footed India outdo Sri Lanka in the Galle maze
1ySidharth Monga in Galle
India have made 5 600+ totals in last one year
India's fifth 600-plus total since December
3yBharath Seervi
R Ashwin got drift and dip to be a constant threat
India run through top order after amassing 600
1yThe Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy
Day 1
You can't stop me: Shikhar Dhawan smashed more than 100 runs in the post-lunch session
Fortunate Dhawan directs his sail
1ySidharth Monga in Galle
Shikhar Dhawan made his fifth Test century
Smashing it after late call-ups
1ySrinath Sripath
Shikhar Dhawan made 126 runs in the second session of the first day of the Galle Test, 2017
Dhawan thrashes 126 runs in a session
1yBharath Seervi
Asela Gunaratne injured his wrist while attempting a catch at second slip
Gunaratne in doubt for rest of India Tests
1yAndrew Fidel Fernando in Galle
Nuwan Pradeep had Abhinav Mukund nicking behind
Pradeep's miserly resurgence amid Sri Lanka's continued misery
1yAndrew Fidel Fernando in Galle
Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara set off for a run
Dhawan, Pujara tons put India in control
1yThe Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy
Others
Asela Gunaratne's thumb fracture, suffered on the first day of the Test, reduced an already struggling Sri Lankan side to ten men
Galle mismatch symptomatic of wider malaise
3ySidharth Monga in Galle
India's players get together to celebrate a wicket
India look to defy ghosts of past Galle defeats
3ySidharth Monga in Galle
Virat Kohli tries to escape from the heat
'The bond within the team is outstanding' - Kohli
1ySidharth Monga in Galle
Sri Lanka have a significantly higher win rate when the toss goes their way
Why you should win the toss and bat first in Galle
3yBharath Seervi
Rangana Herath dismissed both Zimbabwe openers
Shaky Sri Lanka brace for tougher test
3yThe Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando
R Ashwin ponders the vagaries of life and cricket
'Every Test match is a blessing'
1ySidharth Monga in Galle