Former India captain, MS Dhoni, scored a half-century which saved his side from posting their lowest ever score in ODIs.
Suranga Lakmal took four scalps in Sri Lanka’s demolition of India’s batting lineup, which saw them stunned at 29-7 after 17 overs.
India’s concern over fast, seaming pitches in South Africa has prompted a call-up for rookie Jasprit Bumrah, who has not played first-class cricket for almost a year.
Virat Kohli became the first Test captain to score six double-centuries with his 243 against Sri Lanka in the third Test at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi.
Thick pollution stopped play in the India-Sri Lanka Test shortly after Virat Kohli reached 245, his highest Test score.
Ravichandran Ashwin became the fastest bowler to 300 Test wickets as India warmed up for their South Africa tour by crushing Sri Lanka.
Watch Afghanistan U19’s make history by beating Pakistan U19 to win their first-ever Asia Cup trophy on Sunday.
Harsha Bhogle says that India have never conquered South Africa and that little can be learnt from the Sri Lanka series to prepare them.
On this day in 1989, Sachin Tendulkar (16) and Waqar Younis (17) made their debuts in the drawn first Test between India and Pakistan.
On this Day in 1991, South Africa grabbed their first victory since readmission.
India captain, Virat Kohli, has hit back at recent criticism surrounding MS Dhoni’s performances.
India’s first-ever T20 victory against New Zealand has resulted in Pakistan moving to top spot on the T20 rankings.
On this day in 2015, South Africa posted 438-4 against India in the 5th ODI at the Wankhede Stadium to claim a 214-run win and the series 3-2.
Twelve matches, including three Test matches, will be played by India on their South African tour from 5 January to 24 February.
India have gone to No 1 on the ODI rankings after guaranteeing a series win against Australia.