PM urges parties to reach consensus on simultaneous polls

PM urges parties to reach consensus on simultaneous polls

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Addressing floor leaders of parties in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha here on December 14, 2017, ahead of Winter Session of Parliament beginning on More »

NHRC orders probe into torture of NOIDA Juvenile Home inmates

NHRC orders probe into torture of NOIDA Juvenile Home inmates

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The National Human Rights Commission ( NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that amidst torture, abuse and disease, Home for juveniles  More »

Sindhu wins second match in BWF Super Series Finals at Dubai

Sindhu wins second match in BWF Super Series Finals at Dubai

Speed Post News Network Patna : World Number 3 P V Sindhu, 22, India, won her second match in the Women’s section of BWF Super Series Finals at Dubai on December 14, More »

Axelsen, Srikanth suffer defeats in BWF Super Series finals

Axelsen, Srikanth suffer defeats in BWF Super Series finals

Speed Post News Network Patna : World Number 4 Badminton player Kidambi Srikanth, 24, India, lost his second consecutive match in the BWF Super Series Finals at Dubai on December 14, 2017. More »

England 305/4 at stumps on Day 1 in 3rd Ashes test at Perth

England 305/4 at stumps on Day 1 in 3rd Ashes test at Perth

Speed Post News Network Patna : England were 305/4 at stumps on the first day of the third Ashes test against Australia at WACA Ground, Perth, Australia, with Dawid Malan batting on More »

Goons destroy wheat crop on 50 acre at W Champaran village

Goons destroy wheat crop on 50 acre at W Champaran village

Speed Post News Network Bettiah : A gang of musclemen carrying firearms laid siege to village Singhpur village under Mainatand police station in West Champaran district and destroyed wheat crop on about More »

 

India – Sri Lanka 3rd test ends in draw, Kohli wins 9th series

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Patna : The third test between India and Sri Lanka ended in a draw at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi, on December 6, 2017, as the Indian bowlers failed to take the seven wickets the team required to win the test. India won the three-match test series 1-0 having won the second test at Nagpur by an innings and 239 runs. Ravindra Jadeja took 3/81.

With this series win against Sri Lanka,  India Captain Virat Kohli has won nine consecutive series victory for the country as captain since 2015 equaling former Australia Captain Ricky Ponting’s record. Kohli was declared Man of Match as well as Man of the Series

Set a target of 409 to win the third test and level the series 1-1, Sri Lanka ended the fifth and final day at 299/5 with Dhananjay de Silva scoring 119 retired hurt, his third century in 11th test. Roshen Silva was unbeaten on 74 and Niroshan  Dickwella remained not out on 44. Captain Dinesh Chandimal, who had scored 164 in Sri Lanka’s first innings, was out for 36 in second innings. Former Captain Angelo Mathews, who had also scored century ( 111) in the first innings, made only 1 run in the second. Dhananjay de Silva had made only 1 run in the first innings while Roshen Silva was out for a duck.

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