The contest was a mismatch right from the very offset and the duration of four days just stood out as an example of that. Throughout the game, the hosts always seemed to be well below par and never looked in a position of dominance despite playing in their own backyard. The game though would best be remembered for India’s ruthless approach against the hosts, as there stood plenty of positives for the visitors.
Not even a single Indian player endured a poor outing in the game and for the side as a whole, the Galle Test emerged as a complete success. Below, we have a look at the Indian player ratings for the first Test.