Kohli faces big test in Sri Lanka
Despite Sri Lanka losing the recently concluded
home series against Pakistan in all three formats, Indian captain
Virat Kohli believes that the three Test matches against the host
country should provide a high voltage series. The first Test will
begin on August 12 at the Galle International Stadium, one of the
Islandís most picturesque and successful venues.
Aussies butchered in Ashes
Cook says unbelievable, Clarke goes into
England regained the Ashes after wrapping up a
spectacular victory over Australia on the third morning of the
fourth Test at Trent Bridge on Saturday as the hosts took
Australiaís three remaining second-innings wickets in 39 minutes to
win by an innings and 78 runs. Englandís second successive three-day
triumph gives them an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series with one
match to play.
Rahane and Sharma warm-up for Galle Test
India got much-needed match practice as they
enjoyed an advantage on all three days against the Sri Lanka Board
Presidentís XI in the tour opener that ended in a tame draw at the
Premadasa Stadium in Colombo yesterday as batsman Ajinkya Rahane and
fast bowler Ishant Sharma had good work-outs ahead of the first Test
in Galle starting on Wdenesday.