Emotions were running high at the P Sara Oval in
Colombo as Kumar Sangakkara walked off the field for one final time in
national colors.Ravichandran Ashwin not only became the only bowler to dismiss him in four consecutive innings, but also put India on top.
To Virat and the Indian team, thank you for
everything, your kindness and all the words. I can't ask for anything
more than tough cricket when I am leaving. You guys over the years, have
been our toughest opponents.
A mammoth 278-run victory to level the series against Sri Lanka ended Virat Kohli's barren run as India Test skipper. Obviously delighted with the win, Kohli was lavish in his praise for his team-mates: