Player of the Match
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, play 04:34
Maharoof: Change needed in SL domestic structure

Farveez Maharoof and Deep Dasgupta analyse Sri Lanka's defeat and how the domestic set-up in Sri Lanka has been a factor in their performances against India

, play 02:49
Can't give excuses for defeat inside three days - Chandimal

The Sri Lanka captain rues injuries to key players and inconsistency, which added to his team's misery

, play 03:10
We let Pandya be who he is - Kohli

The India captain talks about the team's 3-0 series win against Sri Lanka, the all-round impact of Hardik Pandya, and getting rid of the culture of judging newcomers

, play 07:19
Maharoof: Mathews, Tharanga and Chandimal must set an example for youngsters

Farveez Maharoof says that Sri Lanka will need their senior players to take on a chunk of the batting responsibility in a relatively inexperienced line-up

, play 03:18
'It was an ideal opportunity for me' - Pandya

India allrounder Hardik Pandya credits his maiden international ton to his own hard work, the team management and a piece of advice from MS Dhoni

, play 03:54
Dasgupta: Only Hardik can score a century batting with the tail

Deep Dasgupta believes Hardik Pandya should be retained at No. 8 in spite of his heroics

, play 02:37
Maharoof: Worst batting performance in this series

Farveez Maharoof puts down Sri Lanka's first-innings collapse to the lack of a clear game plan

, play 01:27
Dasgupta: Kuldeep has brilliant control over his variations

The former India wicketkeeper-batsman talks about Kuldeep Yadav's variations, which add depth to India's spin attack

, play 02:19
Dasgupta: Pandya's century had phenomenal hitting

Deep Dasgupta says Hardik Pandya's success with the bat and ball bodes well for India as they look for a fast-bowling allrounder before big away series

, play 02:22
Dasgupta: India batsmen missed converting bright starts

Deep Dasgupta looks at how India's batting on the opening day panned out, as they lost six wickets after the openers had built a strong platform

, play 01:43
Maharoof: Tremendous fightback from Sri Lanka

Farveez Maharoof lauds Sri Lanka's spinners for fashioning a strong comeback against India on the first day in Pallekele

, play 01:16
Dasgupta: Second session saw a change of momentum

Sri Lanka managed three India wickets to give themselves a chance to come back in the third Test against India in Pallekele

, play 01:30
Maharoof: India showed their intent from ball one

Farveez Maharoof analyses Sri Lanka's bowling performance after India ran up 134 without losing a wicket in the first session of the third Test

, play 02:45
Agarkar: Play Kuldeep, he'll be useful in away Tests

Although India have won the series against Sri Lanka, they'll be looking to complete a rare series whitewash away from home

A first


This is the first time India have whitewashed the oppositions in an away Test series of 3 or more Tests.

Chandimal's low


Dinesh Chandimal's average in this series - his 2nd worst in any Test series playing 2+ Tests. Also, he's the only SL top-order batsman without a 50+ score in this series.

All out in no time


No. of times SL have got all out in fewer overs in first inns of a home Test, than 37.4 overs in this match. They were all out in 28.2 overs v Pak, Kandy 1994 & 34.2 v Aus, Pallekele, 2016.

Maiden FC ton in Test


No. of India players to score their maiden first-class century in a Test, including Pandya. Others are: Vijay Manjrekar, Kapil Dev, Ajay Ratra and Harbhajan Singh.

Bang bang


Runs scored by Pandya in one over off Pushpakumara, the most by any India player in an over in Test history. Previous most: 24 by Kapil off E Hemmings, Lord's, 1990.

Brakes applied


Runs for which India lost their six wickets after Dhawan and Rahul added 188 runs for the opening wicket. The run rate dropped from 4.75 to 3.65.

Openers' double


Last time an Ind opener scored 2+ 100s in an away Test series, Dravid in England. This is also the first time Dhawan has made more than one century in a series.

Record partnership


Previous highest opening stand for visiting sides in Sri Lanka, between Prabhakar & Sidhu at SSC in 1993. Dhawan & Rahul have gone past that mark.

Record streak


No. of consecutive 50+ scores for KL Rahul, the joint-most. Weekes, A Flower, Chanderpaul, Sangakkara & Rogers also made 7 50+ scores in a row.

Quick hundred runs


Last time India reached 100 runs in fewer balls in a Test innings than in the 17.4 overs today, v Aus in Mohali. Since 2001, this is the sixth-fastest team 100 for Ind.

Three in a row


No. of tosses won by India in this 3-match series. They have elected to bat first all the three times.