Caught in the crosshairs
The scrutiny on India's aggression is unfair and unhelpful to a new team finding its groove.
Start of an aggressive phase
The key things we've learnt from India's victory in Lanka, and what is needed for the future.
Mad Max - Delhi Road
Between Virat Kohli and Ishant Sharma, controlled aggression is bringing in a new phase of Indian cricket.
Pujara and the Indian batting-order confusion
Chopping and changing, swapping positions, and panicked reactions. India's line-up is a mess.
Rohit Sharma: Boon or bane?
The future of Indian cricket, or an inconsistent struggler who is keeping out better players?
Sangakkara: Above stats and beyond greatness
Apart from being a statistical giant, Sanga was a modern gentleman.
Sri Lanka's suave stylist walks away
Saluting Kumar Sangakkara, a prince among cricketers.
India Need Proper Team Selection
The current team management needs to make sure that such loss is not repeated again anytime soon.
India’s chance to exorcise a 22 year hoodoo
Sri Lanka is in decline and India on the rise, but both teams must play carefully.
On the policy of resting players
All players require rest, but striking the right balance is what's difficult.
Why Kohli's five-bowler theory is a bad idea right now
At the moment, India's batting is not good enough to back up five bowlers.
It’s Virat Kohli’s Team Now
The Sri Lanka tour is the beginning of the Kohli era, and he's already showing his influence.
Sri Lanka : Angelo Mathews (captain), Lahiru Thirimanne (vice-captain), Kaushal Silva (wk), Dimuth Karunaratne, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Upul Tharanga, Jehan Mubarak, Kusal Perera (wk), Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera, Tharindu Kaushal, Nuwan Pradeep, Dhammika Prasad, Vishwa Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera (subject to fitness), Shaminda Eranga (injured), Suranga Lakmal (injured)
India : Virat Kohli (captain), Varun Aaron, R Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Rohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Karun Nair (Vijay's replacement), Naman Ojha (Saha's replacement), Shikhar Dhawan (got injured in the 1st test), Murali Vijay (got injured in the 2nd Test), Wriddhiman Saha (got injured in the 2nd Test)