• Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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India win ninth Test series in a row after Sri Lanka draw

By: Sarwar Alam

India won a record ninth Test series in succession Wednesday after drawing the pollution-tainted third and final Test with Sri Lanka in New Delhi. Top-ranked India won the series 1-0 to equal Australia’s record of nine successive Test series victories, between 2005-2008. The first Test between India and Sri Lanka in Kolkata had ended in a draw and the hosts won the second game by an innings and 239 runs. But Sri Lanka salvaged some pride in the final match thanks to Dhananjaya de Silva and Roshen Silva, who defied the odds and held out for a draw. The Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla…

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