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20 August, 2017 9:48 PM Sri Lankan fans turn hostile after heavy defeat to India

A section of Sri Lankan fans turned hostile and resorted to shouting slogans outside the Sri Lankan team bus after the team suffered a heavy nine wicket defeat against India, with 21 overs to spare at Dambulla on Sunday (August 20). Around 50 fans gathered behind the bus as the players were about to board and began chanting "We want our cricket back." "Bring 14

20 August, 2017 3:05 PM 1st ODI: Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli Star In India's Resounding Win Over Sri Lanka

Opting to field, India bundled out Sri Lanka for 216, chasing down the target of 217 with as many as 127 balls to spare Opener Shikhar Dhawan hit a fluent unbeaten century as India continued to embarrass Sri Lanka, cruising to an easy nine-wicket win over the struggling hosts in the opening ODI of the five-match series, here on Sunday. India carried 23

20 August, 2017 8:18 AM With start of ODI series against Sri Lanka, Team India take a step towards their World Cup 2019 plan

New Delhi: After a record-scripting 3-0 whitewash over Sri Lanka in the Test series, Virat Kohli-led Team India are all geared up to extend their domination over the hosts in the shorter format of the game when they lock horns for the first ODI match, at Dambulla, today. But for Team India the series comes about way different than that of their opponents 21

20 August, 2017 7:38 AM India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Live Cricket Score: Visitors Look to Continue Dominant Run

Live Cricket Score: India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI - The visitors won the three-Test series by a comfortable 3-0 margin and will look to take that momentum into the limited-overs' leg of the tour as well. The Tests clinched without much of a strain, India will begin the journey to identify the core of their 2019 World Cup squad when they square off against 12

19 August, 2017 2:27 PM Rahane understands he's the third opener in the team: Virat Kohli

Yeah it's quite special. When we arrived here yesterday, a lot of memories came back. It was coincidentally the same chair I sat on nine years ago when I first played for India, so very happy memories from this place. First time I ever opened in professional cricket was for India. I had never done something like that. Quite adventurous first couple of games 16

17 August, 2017 8:47 AM Sri Lanka Sports Minister demands report from SLC after 3-0 defeat to India in Test series

He also pointed out that the hosts faced defeat against the World No. 1 team, which is an important factor for the report.  New Delhi: After witnessing Sri Lanka getting whitewashed 3-0 in the recently concluded three-match Test series against India, Lankan Sports Minister Dayasriri Jayasekera has called for a report from the board, investigating reasons 19

16 August, 2017 6:51 AM Anushka, Virat Join Lankan Fans For A Photo, Coach Ravi Shastri Spotted

The Indian cricket is currently in the middle of a long Sri Lanka tour. After sweeping the Test series 3-0, Virat Kohli's men will now take on the hosts in five ODIs and one T20I. Kohli has been in Sri Lanka since mid-July and will be there until the first week of September. He has now been joined by girlfriend Anushka Sharma on tour ahead of the limited-overs 18

15 August, 2017 6:59 AM India report card: Dominating Dhawan, reliable Pujara, maverick Pandya

TOI Sports runs the rule over the performers for India during their 3-0 Test series win in Sri Lanka. NEW DELHI: A report card on the players who featured in India's 3-0 series win in Sri Lanka, which is their first by this margin overseas and eighth consecutive unbeaten series under Virat Kohli. Wasn't initially picked in the squad. Was due to be with his family 33

15 August, 2017 3:33 AM 70 years of Independence: 7 decades of sporting glory

From winning hockey Olympics gold medals to lifting the 50-overs Cricket World Cups to Abhinav Bindra's Olympic gold, here's a look at how India have fared in the world of sports since Independence. As India completes 70 years of Independence, India Today celebrates the laurels won by the country at global events in the world of sports. India remains 25

14 August, 2017 8:38 PM The Worst Series Of My Career, Says Dinesh Chandimal

Dinesh Chandimal said he takes complete responsibility for the side's abject surrender. But he was hopeful that the team would lift itself in the near future. At a loss to explain Sri Lanka's dismal performance against India, skipper Dinesh Chandimal on Monday said the 0-3 thrashing was the "worst" Test series of his career and his team has no excuses 39