Ravindra Jadeja claimed a five-wicket haul as India overcame a 141 run knock from Dimuth Karunaratne to dismiss Sri Lanka for 386 runs in the second innings and completed an innings victory in the second Test in Colombo to wrap up the series.
Kusal Mendis and Dimuth Karunatatne shared a 191 run stand for the second wicket as Sri Lanka staged a tremendous fightback to reduce the trail to 230 runs with eight wickets in hand after India enforced follow on in the second Test in Colombo.
After India went on to post a massive 622 for nine in their first innings, Ravichandran Ashwin struck twice before stumps to leave Sri Lanka reeling at 50 for two at the end of day two in the second Test in Colombo.
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.