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Kusal Mendis fell for a duck for the first time at home

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Notes from SL's press conference in 2030

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene are still being missed, Rangana Herath is bowling with the help of a walker, and the video analyst needs a dietitian

Corrugated iron sheets and SLC branding obscuring the view into the ground from the road

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle

Galle's covered exterior sparks spectator displeasure

Sri Lanka Cricket have covered the outer periphery of the Galle Stadium with corrugated iron sheets and SLC branding, much to the resentment of the local spectators

Rangana Herath dismissed both Zimbabwe openers

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle

Shaky Sri Lanka brace for tougher test

While India will rely on Cheteshwar Pujara in the absence of their first-choice openers, much of Sri Lanka's fortunes will depend on Kusal Mendis and stand-in captain Rangana Herath

Angelo Mathews cools down in the middle

India in Sri Lanka 2017

Can Mathews arrest batting slump?

The latter half of Angelo Mathews' captaincy wore his batting down. As Sri Lanka prepare to face the top-ranked side in the world, they need Mathews the batsman to let the weight fall and rediscover his old freedom

Nuwan Pradeep prepares to bowl

India in Sri Lanka 2017

Dhananjaya, Pradeep return to Sri Lanka's Test squad

Batting allrounder Dhananjaya de Silva, uncapped left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara, and seamer Nuwan Pradeep returned to Sri Lanka's squad for the first Test against India, in Galle

Virat Kohli didn't take long to find fluency

Sri Lanka Board President's XI v Indians, tour match, 2nd day, Colombo

India batsmen tune up for Galle with runs

Virat Kohli was the only batsmen to make fifty plus, while Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Wriddhiman Saha all crossed 30 before retiring out

Danushka Gunathilaka top-scored with 74

Sri Lanka Board President's XI v Indians, tour match, 1st day, Colombo

Kuldeep, Jadeja rip through SL Board President's XI

Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav scythed through Sri Lanka Board President's batting to bowl them out for 187, before India finished the first warm-up day at 135 for 3