Australia captain Steven Smith believes that the experience of playing a local bowler during their net session will benefit his team's batsmen in combating left-arm-wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav in the upcoming One-Day International series against India.
After Australia flexed their batting muscle to post 347 for seven, Ashton Agar led the bowling attack with a four wicket haul to wrap up the Indian Board Presidents XI for just 244 runs in the 49th over as the visitors completed a 103 run win in the tour game in Chennai.
Virat Kohli continued his good run with an 82 run knock while Manish Pandey slammed a maiden half-century as India chased down 171 runs against Sri Lanka in the only Twenty20 International in Colombo as they wrapped up the tour 9-0 against the hosts.
As Sri Lanka and India set to face each other one final time this season in the only Twenty20 International game in Colombo, Chetan Narula gives Cricket World TV an exclusive insight on what to expect from the encounter.
Virat Kohli slammed his second consecutive century while Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked a five wicket haul as India defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in the fifth One-Day International in Colombo to complete a 5-0 series whitewash.
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli scored blistering centuries as India went on to amass 375 runs and later bowled out Sri Lanka for 207 runs to win the fourth One-Day International in Colombo by 168 runs taking the lead in the series to 4-0.
Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 124 run knock after Jasprit Bumrah picked a five-wicket haul as India sealed a six wicket win against Sri Lanka in the third One-Day International in Pallekele, thereby completing a 3-0 series victory.
Riding on an unbeaten 100 run stand for the eighth wicket between MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, India managed to edge out Sri Lanka by three wickets with DLS method while chasing a revised target of 231 runs in 45th over in the second One-Day international in Pallekele.
After the Indian spinners shared seven wickets between them to dismiss Sri Lanka for 216 runs, Shikhar Dhawan scored an unbeaten 132 run knock to complete the chase in 28.5 overs with nine wickets in hand in the first One-Day International in Dambulla.