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What can cricket learn from problems of Delhi Test?

With pollution affecting players from India and Sri Lanka in the Delhi Test, Ajit Agarkar, Cyrus Broacha and the ESPNcricinfo team look at the lessons the game can take from the situation

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Delhi match shouldn't have taken place - IMA president

Indian Medical Association president Dr KK Aggarwal gives his views on the harmful conditions the third Test was played in, in Delhi

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Nine consecutive series wins for India

A look at the timeline of India's winning streak since 2015, which is now the joint-longest with Australia

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Chopra: Mathews wicket off no-ball may have cost SL the Test

The man who made a century in the first innings was dismissed for 1 in the second, after Ravindra Jadeja had overstepped

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Dasgupta: Not sure why Dhananjaya wasn't picked for first Test

Deep Dasgupta is impressed with Sri Lanka's fight in Delhi and ponders what went wrong for R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja

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'We tried to forget about pollution' - Chandimal

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal explains how Sri Lanka fought back after two difficult days in Delhi

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'Could've done better but 2017 has been excellent' - Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara speaks to the media following India's final Test match of 2017

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Quickinfo - India's Test dominance

With their ninth consecutive series win, India are on a hot streak in Test cricket

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Dasgupta: Good to see the application from SL batsmen

Deep Dasgupta lauds Sri Lanka's improved batting performance on the fifth day in Delhi, but also points to the fielding and bowling lapses that have hurt India on the final day

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'I won't deny that there is pollution' - Dhawan

India opener Shikhar Dhawan admitted conditions in Delhi were tough, but said it is a player's duty to push through it

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Vallabhji: Poor air quality will affect cricketers in the long run

Sports scientist Shayamal Vallabhji explains the threat posed by poor air quality after several Sri Lankan players struggled with the air pollution in Delhi

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Chopra: Shami's spell on a non-responsive pitch the highlight

Aakash Chopra digs into how Mohammed Shami set up Sadeera Samarawickrama and Ajinkya Rahane's prolonged lean patch

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Chandimal's Test rollercoaster since 2015

A quick look at the incumbent Sri Lanka captain's performances in Tests over the past two-and-a-half years, including his career-best knock of 164 against India at Delhi

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Dasgupta: Rahane looks in rhythm, but shot selection a concern

Deep Dasgupta comments on Rahane's form and Pujara's feat of becoming the highest run getter in Tests so far in this year

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'India's slip cordon becoming a game of musical chairs'

The former India batsman discusses the top three talking points after the third day of play in Delhi

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'Wish we had a few more wickets in hand' - Mathews

Sri Lanka allrounder Angelo Mathews also spoke about the pollution, saying that it was probably a bit worse than yesterday, when play was stopped for 16 minutes

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Dasgupta: Seniors have stepped up for Sri Lanka

Deep Dasgupta also says India need to look at the personnel who field in the slips as they dropped at least four catches in Sri Lanka's first innings

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Quickinfo: Mathews' sterling century

Here's a quick look at Angelo Mathews' eighth Test hundred that helped Sri Lanka counter India's dominance on the third day of the Delhi Test

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Chopra: Kohli's hunger for runs is insatiable

Aakash Chopra offers his views on the manner in which the Delhi pollution issue was handled, and India's woes with slip catching

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Dasgupta: Situation with SL players unfortunate

Deep Dasgupta speaks about the stoppage in play as Sri Lanka players struggled with the effects of pollution in Delhi on the second day

  • India's record streak of nine consecutive series wins

    Their 1-0 series win over Sri Lanka helped India match Australia's record of nine consecutive series wins from 2005-08, while Dhananjaya de Silva surpassed Viv Richards to score the highest fourth-innings score by a visiting batsman in India

  • India aware of issues in slip cordon - Pujara

    With fitness being on agenda, India players have become better athletes, their ground fielding has improved, but nobody from the camp has been able to say why the same fielders seem to resemble non-stick cookware at slips

  • Dhananjaya, Roshen deny India 2-0

    Dhananjaya de Silva and the debutant Roshen Silva were Sri Lanka's fifth-day heroes as they fought their way to a drawn third Test

  • Dhananjaya and a new dawn for Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka dropped him after throwing him in the firing line in South Africa. He has returned with the highest fourth-innings score by a visiting batsman in India. Young talents like that need better nurturing

  • SL's struggles with Delhi air may be genuine - Dhawan

    After having seen his team-mate Shami vomit on the field, the India opener was more understanding of the visitors' discomfort, but he only went as far as giving them a benefit of doubt

Dhananjaya fights

109*

Previous highest score by visiting batsmen when chasing in India, by Viv Richards at Kotla in 1987. Dhananjaya de Silva has gone past that in this chase.

Kohli's series

610

Runs by Kohli in this series, the fourth-most for any batsman in a three-match Test series.

Fails again

17

Runs accumulated by Ajinkya Rahane in this series, in 5 innings. His scores: 4, 0, 2, 1, 10.

Chandimal's best

162*

Previous highest score for Dinesh Chandimal in Test, that came against India in Galle in 2015. He's better it with 164 in this game.

Record ten

0

No. of SL batsmen to score 10 Test centuries in fewer innings than Chandimal who has done it in 80 innings. Thilan Samaraweera, who took 84 innings, was the previous quickest for SL.

A long show

476

Balls faced by Mathews and Chandimal in this partnership - the most by any visiting pair in India since 2010. Kallis and Amla had batted 641 balls in Nagpur in Feb 2010.

Record double

6

No. of double-centuries by Virat Kohli as captain - the most. He went past Brian Lara's five 200s as captain. All other Indian captains combined have only four 200s.

No. 20 for Kohli

4

Number of batsmen to score 20 Test centuries in fewer innings than Kohli who has got there in his 105th innings. Bradman (55), Gavaskar (93), Hayden (95) and S Smith (99) are the only ones ahead.

Kohli's 5000

3

No. of India batsmen to get to 5000 Test runs in fewer inns than Kohli who has taken 105 inns. Gavaskar (95), Sehwag (99) and Tendulkar (103) are the three ahead of Kohli.

Perera's milestone

25

No. of Tests taken by Dilruwan Perera to take 100 wickets - the fastest among 6 Sri Lanka bowlers to the milestone. Muralitharan was the previous fastest in 27 matches.

Victorious venue

11-0

India's win-loss record in last 12 Tests at Delhi, before this. The last time they lost there was in 1987 to West Indies.