India have never won a Test series Down Under but fancy their chances against an Australian team yet to recover from a ball-tampering scandal that led to bans for former captain Steve Smith,…
The 32-year-old dismissed Yasir Shah for nine to achieve the feat in his 37th Test.
Hasan clinched his maiden five-wicket haul with figures 5-45, while Yasir finished with 5-110.
India play four Tests and three one-day internationals from early December, with three Twenty20s before that, starting in Brisbane on Wednesday.
Asked how important it is for India to win the series in Australia, Shastri said: "You have got to learn from your mistakes. When you go overseas and when you look at teams that travel around now…
Left-arm spinner Jack Leach picked up the final wicket of the Sri Lanka innings to complete a maiden five-wicket haul in his third test with the hosts all out for 243.
'I think it's important, not just because it's Australia but for ourselves and our team, because we have the momentum,' said Jemimah.
India thus notched up their fourth victory in as many matches to top group B.
Sri Lanka's hopes on the final day will rest on wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella, who was unbeaten on 27 at the close of play.
Chasing 301 for a series-levelling win on a turning Pallekele track, Sri Lanka reached 93 for three at lunch after being reduced to 26-3 by Leach's brilliant spell of spin bowling with the new…
Faf du Plessis suggested Australian team to avoid confrontation with Virat Kohli and give him "silent treatment".
Root and Foakes added 82 for the seventh wicket, dampening Sri Lanka's hopes of restricting England's lead to a manageable target at Pallekele after reducing them to 219-6 at one stage.
India and Australia will play four Tests, three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches.
Pandya is undergoing rehabilitation after suffering a lower-back injury during the Asia Cup in Dubai last September.
The pair are serving year-long bans for their part in the Cape Town incident in March and were barred from the 2018 IPL tournament.