34 tons in ODIs, 21 centuries in Test cricket. At the current moment, there is no slowing Virat Kohli down. Here are you few facts which you may not know about the Indian skipper.
Bird is now expected to remain sidelined for at least three weeks, thus opening the door for the uncapped Sayers who is yet to win a Test cap.
The 25-year old spoke about the new challenge he faced in South Africa in the Test series about how dangerous it is for an opener to face seam, bounce and pace at the same time.
The 31-year-old was forced to leave the ground after pulling up sore while playing for Tasmania on day two of their Sheffield Shield encounter against Queensland at the Gabba
Herath achieved this feat in the ongoing Test series against Bangladesh where he collected his 415th wicket, overtaking Wasim Akram's 414 to become the highest left-arm Test wicket-taker.
Similar to their first-innings' collapse when they lost 5/3, Bangladesh lost 5/23 in its second innings to make it an easy victory for Sri Lanka inside three days.
With the first Test at Chittagong drawn on Sunday, Sri Lanka look set to record their 16th win in 20 Tests against Bangladesh, as early as Saturday.
The test was conducted by the Strategic Force Command of the Indian Army at 8:30 am today.
During Chappell's stint with the Indian team, the swashbuckler lost captaincy and also his place in the squad for a while.
Bangladesh still trail Sri Lanka by 119 runs with first-innings centurion Mominul Haque 18 not out at stumps on Day 4 with an increasingly deteriorating pitch.
Sri Lanka earlier made regular inroads on day two to wrap up Bangladesh's innings one hour after lunch, leaving captain Mahmudullah stranded on 83.
In absence of injured Shakib, vice-captain Mahmudullah will lead the national side in the first of two Tests against Sri Lanka beginning on Wednesday in Chittagong.
However, the Windies pace legend has serious doubts over Jasprit Bumrah's ability as a new ball bowler and said his specific skills does not make him an automatic choice in the playing eleven during India's tour of England later this year.
Kohli's selection decision came under the scanner in the Test series and Holding too was critical of his chop-and-change policy which saw him play a different XI in each of the 35 Tests.
Elgar took a nasty blow on his helmet in the ninth over of South Africa's second innings which forced early stumps on day three but the match resumed next day after deliberations between the captains and match officials.
After receiving a lot of flak for losing the opening two Tests in Cape Town and Centurion, Kohli's men scripted a dramatic turnaround in the third and final Test against South Africa to win the match by 63 runs.
With this win, India also kept their unbeaten record intact at the Wanderers. It was their second victory in five Tests with the other three being draws.
India had already conceded the Test series after losing the opening two matches but Kohli lauded his team for showing character and guts and pull off a dramatic win in the third Test in Johannesburg.
Shami ended with career-best figures of 5/28, while Jasprit Bumrah (2/57), Ishant Sharma (2/31) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1/39) shared the other five wickets.
The New Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg has become a battleground as the wicket is now being termed as 'spicy' after many batsmen suffered major blows to their body in the ongoing 3rd Test.