Then, in 2015, India was looking good to win before collapsed here on just 112-runs in the first test match under Virat Kohli as a full-time captain.
A hamstring niggle had sidelined Pradeep for two weeks, but Sri Lanka had always hoped he would regain fitness before the India series. Though De Silva got a duck against India in the two-day practice match in Colombo, he had impressed in Tests in 2016, when he had highly successful series against Australia and Zimbabwe. KL Rahul and Kohli scored half-centuries while Rahane, Rohit Sharma and Dhawan retired after scoring around 40 runs each. While Dhawan fell short of his maiden double ton by 10 runs, Pujara remained unbeaten on 145 at close of play.
Fellow quick Lahiru Kumara was unlucky not to pick up a wicket when Dhawan was dropped on 31 by Asela Gunaratne at second slip, with India at 59-1.
The leg spinner's 27 wickets against India at an average of 41.62 pales in comparison to his overall Test record of 384 at an average of 27.72. Herath (0-92) finally came on to bowl in the 19th over, but the batsmen had an easy time until lunch, bringing up India's 100-mark in the 25th over. "He is a guy who is very confident of his abilities and with his processes and mental toughness, (and) he knew it was only a matter of time (before he got back into the side)", said Dhawan's mental conditioning coach Badri Narayanan. He will lead his side against India in the three-Test series.
At Stumps, both Pujara and Rahane were batting on 144* and 39* respectively.
India will bank on a bowling combine of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami or Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Pandya, R Ashwin - who will be playing his 50th Test - and Ravindra Jadeja to take 20 wickets and set the team on the road to victory.
'Wonder Woman 2' movie set for 2019 release date
It's notable too that she broke records with Wonder Woman , as it was the highest-grossing live-action film directed by a woman. Jenkins' " Wonder Woman " is still chugging along at the box office, with over $389.7 million from North American theaters.
USB 3.2 Uses Same Cables, Doubles Data Rates
The USB 3.0 Promoter Group - which includes Microsoft, Apple, Intel, HP, and others - has announced the USB 3.2 specification. To support this flexibility, the ports and cables have four pairs of wires used for high-speed data transmission.
Ford's second quarter net income up on tax changes
And full-year earnings would be in the range of $1.65 to $1.85, well ahead of the $1.51 anticipated on Wall Street. Pretax profit for Ford Credit was $619 million, a 55 percent increase over the same quarter a year ago .
Veteran spinner Rangana Herath is leading the home side in the absence of their ailing regular skipper Dinesh Chandimal.
Hardik Pandya is also playing the match for India.
After India's tour of West Indies, Virat Kohli was off to a vacation in the United States of America.
Indian batsmen Shikhar Dhawan, right, and Cheteshwar Pujara shared a third wicket stand of 253 against Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka and Indian sub-continent: TV: Sony Ten. But the Indians had been given an early jolt when Dhawan's opening partner Abhinav Mukund edged Pradeep behind to Dickwella in the eighth over. The opening pair looks a bit unsettled with Rahul being sidelined due to fever but Abhinav Mukund is no mug with the bat.
Awan is a longtime Democratic House staffer who was worked for more than 24 Democrats, including Wasserman Schultz, since 2004. Alvi was sacked in March and moved to Pakistan , but Awan was kept on Wasserman Schultz's staff until his arrest Tuesday.
It looked like there was a path for Knight to bounce back this season, but the injury derailed any chances to do that. Reed could be the next second round pick that gives the Suns a great return on their investment.
The company sold total 2,197,689 vehicles, down 8.2 percent on year, across the world in the first sixth month period. Its operating profit came in at 1.34-trillion won and sales at 24.31-trillion won.
Bhutan said the road China has been building would run from the town of Dokola to the Bhutanese army camp at Zompelri. The Chinese media describes the Doklam situation, where it claims that India is working on the invitation of Bhutan.
The house is on the edge of the northern West Bank settlement, making it relatively easy for the assailant to reach. Three Palestinians were killed in the clashes with Israeli security forces that ensued, and hundreds were injured.
We're nowhere near a fertility crisis at the moment, so fears of us entering into a Handmaid's Tale world are largely overstated. A normal range is between 15 million to more than 200 million - a sperm count of less than 15 million is considered to be low.
Manafort was one of three top Trump campaign aides who attended a meeting in NY past year with a group of Russian advocates. Manafort and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner , now a top White House adviser, also attended the June 2016 meeting.
The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link . Franklin Resources Inc. boosted its position in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) by 3.3% in the fourth quarter.
And, speaking after the match, the club's managing director told reporters he expects the midfielder to stay put past the summer. But club chief Dietrich Mateschitz insists Keita is not for sale and he will see out his contract with the Bundesliga side.
After the run-scoring triple play, the Yankees third baseman had a base hit in the fifth and walk in the sixth. In fact, you might argue Frazier's first at-bat at Yankee Stadium couldn't have gone any worse.
Liverpool ended their interest in Van Dijk after Southampton complained to the Premier League about an alleged illegal approach. The two players are Liverpool's primary transfer targets this summer but are at clubs that are desperate not to sell.
The new feature will be called SOS alerts and will be available to all Android and iOS users through Google Search and Maps app. If you're outside of the impacted region, you'll see news stories and ways you can donate to help those in need.
WWE Smackdown Live Results 7/25/17
One thing SmackDown is doing well right now is put on incredible matches, spearheaded by the Phenomenal AJ Styles. However, that's going to be taken care of next week in a true dream match.
UN says Jerusalem crisis must end as Trump sends envoy
It said two Jordanians had arrived at a residential building housing embassy staff on Sunday evening to set up bedroom furniture. There was speculation that a separate diplomatic standoff may have helped push negotiations to remove the metal detectors along.
Daniel Craig is returning as James Bond
It's only a matter of time before we find out which actors will fill the entire roster of " James Bond 25". Daniel Craig will play James Bond in at least one more film, which will be released in November 2019.
McGregor is going to get killed boxing Mayweather: Mike Tyson
McGregor focused more on the outcome than the buildup: "I'm going to knock him out inside of four rounds", the Irishman said. When he hits people they go down and if he hits Floyd, I think he will hurt him and when he hurts people, he puts them away.
Microsoft is not ditching Paint
While Paint will be available for download from the Windows Store, that's not the same as being a core part of Windows. Microsoft executive Megan Saunders has clarified that Microsoft Paint will be available for free in the Windows Store.
CBFC'S Cheif Pahlaj Nihalani to be replaced soon?
The source says, "A screening was held for the CBFC in February, following which Pahlaj and his team refused to certify the film". He also added, "There's no need of putting a ticker warning at the end of the screen anymore".
Trans-European pipeline threatened by US Russia sanctions
Brussels also fears the new sanctions will harm European firms and oil and gas projects on which the EU is dependent. According to CNBC , the European Commission will lobby the U.S. to exclude EU energy companies from the sanctions .
Law Enforcement Leaders Decry Transgender Bathroom Bill
Greg Abbott put the bathroom bill back on the legislative table by adding it to lawmakers' agenda for the current special session. The state subsequently repealed their bill - a chain of events many feel would take place in Texas, if a similar bill is passed.
Cardinal Pell denies abuse charges in Australian court
Wednesday's brief hearing was a largely procedural matter, meant to establish a timetable for the case to move forward. Supporters of Australia's most prominent Catholic figure had also gathered, queuing patiently to witness the hearing.