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.
Stunning knocks from Niroshan Dickwella and Asela Gunaratne proved handy as Sri Lanka chased down a target of 388 runs in the final innings to win the Only Test against Zimbabwe by four wickets in Colombo.
A fighting unbeaten 60 run knock from Kusal Mendis has given some hope for Sri Lanka as they are left with 218 more runs to win on the final day with seven wickets in hand in the Only Test against Zimbabwe in Colombo.