England all-rounder Ben Stokes has climbed to his career best position in the International Cricket Council Rankings for batsmen and bowlers after his fine performance in the third Test against South Africa at The Oval.
Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja shared six wickets between them equally as India wrapped up Sri Lanka for 245 runs in the final innings and completed their biggest win overseas with a 304 run margin on day four of the first Test in Galle.
After Sri Lanka were bowled out for 291 runs in the first innings, Abhinav Mukund and Virat Kohli scored 81 and 76 respectively to stretch India's lead to 498 runs with seven wickets in hand in the first Test in Galle.
The final day of the tour game in Colombo saw the Indian batsmen gain valuable match practice as they responded with a score of 312 for nine in response to Sri Lanka Board President's 187 in the first innings as the two-day game ended in a draw.
Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja shared seven wickets between them as India restricted Sri Lanka Board President XI to 187 in their first innings and managed to score 135 for three at stumps on day one of the tour game in Colombo.
Harmanpreet Kaur played the innings of her life as she smashed an unbeaten 171 off 115 deliveries to help India post 281 for four in the allotted 42 overs following which the bowlers restricted Australia to 245 runs as they claimed a 36 run victory in Derby to reach the final of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017.