And Sri Lanka Cricket doesn't even try to make our correspondent work for his jokes
Visitors must find a way to draw series on most challenging of pitches, keeper says
- Ben Foakes admits England expect more of the same from Ahmedabad pitch
- Gujarat, Andhra, Karnataka qualify for Vijay Hazare Trophy quarter-finals
- Rohit Sharma attains career-best eighth spot in Test rankings, R Ashwin moves to No. 3 among bowlers
- R Ashwin on pink-ball Tests and quick finishes: 'If you favour the bowlers a little bit, this is what might happen'
A round-up of the Vijay Hazare Trophy Matches on Sunday, February 28
Rohit Sharma attains career-best eighth spot in Test rankings, R Ashwin moves to No. 3 among bowlers
Axar Patel, who picked up 11 wickets in the third Test against England, also gained 30 slots to reach the 38th position
R Ashwin on pink-ball Tests and quick finishes: 'If you favour the bowlers a little bit, this is what might happen'
The India allrounder says day-night Tests ending sooner than expected have been the norm so far
"I find it heinous where you have a thought process and you want everyone to follow that and think that"
The series begins on March 7 in Lucknow starting with three ODIs followed by five T20Is
Decision keeping in mind life for all-format players in bio-secure bubbles and workloads in a year of non-stop cricket
ESPNcricinfo analyses the India squads picked for the five ODIs and three-T20I series due to begin on March 7
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The Indian board would prefer for tournaments to be allocated, as they have been before
"Time has come today for me to put a full stop to this innings of my life," 38-year-old allrounder says
Former Karnataka captain finished with 504 first-class wickets, including a record 442 in the Ranji Trophy
The near-identical dismissals of Pope in Ahmedabad highlight Ashwin's mastery of flight, drift and dip
Matches to be held across six venues; teams to report at centres on March 4
WV Raman and support staff contracts extended, possibility of crowds at 40-50% being explored
England could do well to listen to voices from the past
Most runs, most wickets, and a lot more
ISL musings: Mumbai City win in style, ATKMB's missed opportunities and spectacular Khalid Jamil
PLUS: Odisha finish in style and Hyderabad win everyone's heart in this week's ISL musings.
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