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Business as usual, it would appear, for India and England in the ongoing five-Test series. Norman Powell Jersey . A crushing victory, by 246 runs in the second Test, has given India a 1-0 lead with three games to come, and restored their hegemony after a scare in the opening contest in Rajkot.If you take the odds at face value, the series already seems to be in the bag ahead of the third Test in Mohali. India are an ominous 1/14 to seal the deal, with England a distant 22/1 to stage enough of a comeback to turn the scoreline on its head.Nevertheless, weve been here before with England - four years ago in Ahmedabad, when India won the first Test of the four-match series by nine wickets, only for England, inspired by their skipper Alastair Cook, to regroup with victories in Mumbai and Kolkata.Its a much-changed team in 2016 - no Kevin Pietersen for starters, not to mention the spin twins Graeme Swann and Monty Panesar. But aside from a few culpable dismissals in the first innings, England did not play terribly at Vizag, with arguably nine of their 11 players either matching or exceeding expectations.Could a repeat of 2012 be on the cards? If so, Bet365 expects England to lean on in-form top three of Cook, Haseeb Hameed and Joe Root for the bulk of their runs - they are all priced between 10/3 and 9/2 to be Englands top scorer.Dont discount the claims of Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali in Englands middle order though. They are both priced at 7/1, and though Bairstow in particular has been coming in low at No.7 in the first two Tests, he is in fine form and could even be due a promotion to No.4 if Ben Duckett, as expected, is given a break from the team. Plenty more opportunities to bed in for a big one. Custom Toronto Raptors Jerseys . Siddikur, whose previous win on the circuit came in Brunei three years ago, finished his bogey-free round with a birdie on the 18th for a total of 17-under 199. Indias Shiv Chowrasia, who has finished runner-up in this tournament twice, was in second place after a 66. Vince Carter Jersey .J. -- Seven games into a disappointing season, New York Giants defensive catalyst Jason Pierre-Paul is getting the feeling hes back. . The Browns coaching search remains incomplete. Sri Lanka A coach Avishka Gunawardene was pleased the home series against West Indies A had served its purpose of grooming young players, despite the 3-0 loss in the one-dayers. Gunawardene was also satisfied that the four-day matches - which his team won 2-1 - had allowed Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Perera to find form before the tours of Zimbabwe and South Africa.Karunaratne and Kusal played the first two unofficial Tests, tallying 241 runs and 176 runs respectively. While Karunaratne scored a century and a fifty, Kusal notched up two half-centuries. Both batsmen struck hundreds in the first Test against Zimbabwe.The senior squad in Harare includes another four men who had played the four-day games against West Indies A, which pleased Gunawardene. The idea was to groom players for the next level and out of the players picked for Zimbabwe, three were fast bowlers Lahiru Gamage, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Madushanka and one batsman Asela Gunaratne. The other positive factor was we wanted to get Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Perera back in form. Both of them scored runs in the ongoing Zimbabwe first Test.We also wanted to have a look at how (Niroshan) Dickwella was as a wicketkeeper-batsman at No. 6 because (Dinesh) Chandimal wasnt sure of going on the tour. Then there was legspinner Jeffrey Vandersay who was out with an injury for almost six months. We managed to play him in two four-day games and in the last one he got his rhythm back.Vandersay was returning to cricket after an eight-month break. In his first match back, he took 2 for 190 and Sri Lanka A lost by 333 runs. In the the series decider though, he took 6 for 47 to bowl West Indies A out for 194 and set up a 138-run win. Gunawardene also praised 19-year-old Charith Asalanka, who took 11 wickets with his offspin and scored 104 runs in the three unofficial Tests.Another plus point is that we played Charith Asalanka throughout the tour, he said. Although he didnt make any big impact, in patches he did well with both bat and ball. Both Under-19 fast bowlers [Lahiru Kumara and Asitha Fernando] played in the unofficial Test series and one of them [Lahiru] went on the Zimbabwe tour.Gunawardene said the pitches prepared for the A series were hard and bouncy keeping in mind those Sri Lanka might get on tour later this season. It was a decision that was taken prior to the series that we would prepare tracks more like the ones that Sri Lanka are bound to come up against in Zimmbabwe and South Africa. Marc Gasol Jersey. We played on such good surfaces that you can hardly say you were playing in Sri Lanka. Up to the fourth day we didnt see much spin on the track.Despite the mixed results, Gunawardene said the team had stuck to its policy of testing new players and combinations, giving a chance to 30 players in the series.If you are talking overall about the tour, someone like Sandun Weerakkody was a good sign. We all knew that he was good and when we gave him the opportunity in the four-day match he came off with a good innings. It was also nice to see Shehan Jayasuriya getting into form with a hundred [in the one-dayers] and he is bowling well too.Another thing was that we were trying to find out the fast-bowling combinations - who could bowl with the new ball upfront and who could bowl with the older ball at the death. The plan was whether the bowlers came off well or not. We wanted to see how well they will adapt. Even though they went for runs sometimes we persisted with them for a couple of more overs to give them the experience and expose them for the latter part of the innings.If you take all the fast bowlers we used in the one-dayers, there was Keshan Wijerathne who has not played a single first-class game in his career, Binura Fernando was coming out of an injury and hadnt played much but he is still in his early 20s, then Anuk Fernando, a left-arm seamer who is only 21. Out of all the fast bowlers, most of them havent played much first-class cricket, they are pretty young and they need to play at the higher level for some time, [play] more domestic cricket. We have identified them as good potential but they need some time, a bit of a long-term plan and we need to be patient with them.Gunawardene praised Rahkeem Cornwall, the most impressive player for West Indies A on the tour. The offspinner from Antigua took 23 wickets in the three four-day games at 19.82, including an eight-for in the first unofficial Test.Credit to him, he was very precise with his lines and lengths and he would give very little bad balls away, said Gunawardene. He used to vary his pace very well. The other factor was that we had about six left-handers in our line-up at the top and that made it easier for him.Sri Lanka As next series is against England Lions who are due to visit in February. ' ' '