SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan post highest opening stand against Islanders in Lanka
Saturday, 12 August 2017 () This was also the sixth 150-plus opening stand against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka and four of them came form Indians batsmen. Adding to it, India's last 100-plus opening partnership in an away match had come at Fatullah, when India were playing Bangladesh, back in June 2015.
Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul have attained career-high positions in the latest ICC Test rankings after figuring in an important partnership that helped India defeat Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs to complete a 3-0 series whitewash.
[Sri Lanka], Aug 12 (ANI): Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul shared a brilliant 150-run opening stand before Sri Lanka fought back as India reached 329-6 at stumps on... Sify - BusinessAlso reported by •Reuters India
PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - India openers KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan punished Sri Lanka's bowling attack with brisk half centuries on Saturday, laying the... Reuters India - Front PageAlso reported by •DNA