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Cheteshwar Pujara returned to the Indian side with an extremely hard-fought century on a tough pitch to make sure India did not collapse on a pitch responsive for bowlers. Pujara's unbeaten 135 and his eight wicket stand of 104 Amit Mishra

Only 15 overs were possible on the opening day of the deciding Test between India and Sri Lanka at Colombo. During this time, India lost two wickets for the addition of 50 runs, while Sri Lanka created plenty more opportunities.

It may be difficult to believe that India have not won a Test in the island nation in 22 years, but that is a cruel fact. Five years back, they managed to square the series courtesy a spectacular ton from VVS Laxman,

India won the second Test of the three-match series against Sri Lanka at the P Sara Oval by 278 runs, thus levelling the series, and denying Kumar Sangakkara a winning farewell.

Ravichandran Ashwin claimed five wickets, and Amit Mishra chipped in with three, including the final one, as India defeated Sri Lanka by 278 runs on the final day to square the three-match series 1-1.

On a day when Ajinkya Rahane hit yet another Test hundred, to win more fans with his mature batting, Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara, who had an equally good start to his Test career, called it quits

Ajinkya Rahane made up for his first-innings failure with a splendid century as India took further command of the second Test at the P Sara Oval in Colombo on Sunday

Indian bowlers have brought India back into the game after Angelo Mathews century. Amit Mishra took four wickets to bowl out Sri Lanka for 306 runs and took important 87-runs first inning lead.

Just like day one, there was no clear winner on day two of the India-Sri Lanka Test at the P Sara Oval as well. India added 74 runs to their overnight score of 319, before losing their last four wickets.