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Hardik Pandya made an impressive Test debut, making 50 off 49 balls at Galle as India thrashed Sri Lanka by 304 runs in the opening Test.

India skipper Virat Kohli termed the team's imposing 304-run win over Sri Lanka in the Galle Test as a "clinical performance". Speaking at the post match conference, Kohli stated

Ashwin, Jadeja wrap up commanding victory.The 304-run victory is India's best in terms of runs

Abhinav Mukund, who has made a comeback into the Indian Test team after six years, made 81 at Galle on Friday. This was his second fifty, six years after he made his first, back in West Indies.

India may be dominant in the Galle Test, but Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan is hopeful that the hosts can bounce back in the match.

Shikhar Dhawan made a brilliant return to the Test side, after getting a lucky backdoor entry owing to another injury to Murali Vijay.

India captain Virat Kohli has dropped a hint that Hardik Pandya may make his Test debut against Sri Lanka on Wednesday at Galle.

India wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha has said that he is looking forward to working with Ravi Shastri again on the Sri Lanka tour.