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Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri bromance on test in Galle
26 Julio 2017, 07:30 | Cornelio Vivanco
Ravi Shastri was appointed Indian cricket team's coach after Anil Kumble's exit
While the view from sections of the fort ramparts remains unaffected, the general feeling is that SLC wants to cut down on the free access the public has been enjoying at the venue, especially as they seek to bring in more revenue amidst the dwindling popularity of Test cricket.
IST: Meanwhile, news from the Indian camp is that all-rounder Hardik Pandya is line for Test debut today.
Sri Lanka have named uncapped left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara in their squad for the first test against India beginning at Galle tomorrow.
The bowling department will have the world class spin twins of Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin, who will be playing his 50th Test. So we have those options open as well.
Even in the most hard of situations all the guys believe that we can do it together and we have been able to overturn situations more often than not just because of that belief.
The last time India visited Sri Lanka for a Test series, Ashwin was the Player of the Series after having picked up 21 wickets in three matches at an average of 18.09. KL is down with flu unluckily but it is not serious and he will take a few days to recover from that.
Rangana Herath picked up 11 wickets out of the 20 Zimbabwe wickets to fall in that Test and the Sri Lankans won the match in the end, but there were ample reasons for them to be anxious about their performance.
While Shikhar Dhawan and Abhinav Mukund are favourites to take up the opening slots, it will be interesting to see whether Indian think tank picks Rohit Sharma, who opens the innings in ODIs and T20s, ahead of one of the two left-handers. "These kinds of scenarios present other players in the team with an opportunity to step up", he added. A top player retires, a new coach appears, a new captain is appointed, a slew of players dropped - everything snowballs into a period of transition for a team.
He is a quality bowler. It was a great eye-opener. India came back from behind to win the next two Tests, both played at Colombo, by 278 runs and 117 runs respectively, to begin a streak of series wins for Kohli and his side, which is unabated since.
"We need to look for home advantage", said Herath on the eve of the match here on Tuesday. "He has a great chance of playing as well", Kohli explained. That he is an outlandishly talented batsman has never been in doubt, but he has, at times, been wasteful - running down the pitch to play a lazy shot when well set, or fatally failing to ground his bat at the non-striker's end, such as in his most recent game, against Zimbabwe. It doesn't matter which opposition we are playing against.
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