Eden Gardens where the ball was doing all sorts

Sri Lanka losing a test match in India is hardly a surprise. India has been on an absolute annihilation spree in their home conditions in the last one and a half years and much more settled and solid test teams than Sri Lanka have found it hard to topple India on Indian pitches. Sri Lanka was always going to be the underdogs coming into the series, but what was surprising in the Nagpur test match which the Sri Lankans lost  by an innings was the lack of spine that they showed.

It was not a pitch like Eden Gardens where the ball was doing all sorts of things. It was a much better and easier surface. Even though it also had a bit of green tinge to it, it was not too quick, neither it had too much of seam movement. There was not a huge amount of turn for the spin bowlers either.
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