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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 5th day

Jayawardene praises Bangladesh fight

Dec 31, 2008: Mahela Jayawardene, the Sri Lanka captain, said his team were fortunate to have the cushion of a 500-plus lead against Banglades

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 5th day

Brave Bangladesh fall 107 short

Dec 31, 2008: Bangladesh fell 107 short of pulling off the most miraculous of chases as Sri Lanka clawed back after lunch to seal a victory

The Bulletin by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 4th day

'We need only two wickets' - Dilshan

Dec 30, 2008: Bangladesh, led by their captain Mohammad Ashraful, may have extended the first Test against Sri Lankans to the fifth day in Mirpur, but the visitors are confident of winning

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 4th day

Ashraful takes contest into fifth day

Dec 30, 2008: A face-saving partnership of 74 for the sixth wicket between Mohammad Ashraful and Shakib Al Hasan ensured Bangladesh put up a fight chasing an improbable target of 521

The Bulletin by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Jayawardene puts Sri Lanka in dominant position

Dec 28, 2008: A fine hundred by Mahela Jayawardene and half-centuries by Kumar Sangakkara and Thilan Samaraweera effectively shut Bangladesh out of the match as Sri Lanka extended their lead to an imposing 406

The Bulletin by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 2nd day

Vicious after Christmas

Dec 27, 2008: South Africa's batsmen struggled through one of the more ferocious spells of the summer as Peter Siddle finished the day with 3 for 24 from 13 overs

Brydon Coverdale at the MCG

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

Muralitharan hastens Bangladesh collapse

Dec 27, 2008: Muttiah Muralitharan continued his utter domination of Bangladesh, taking 5 for 48 - his 11th five-for against them - to leave the home team struggling at 177 for 9, still 116 behind Sri Lanka's first-innings total of 293

The Bulletin by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Shakib strikes leave SL in trouble

Dec 26, 2008: Shakib Al Hasan took three wickets, including the prized ones of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene, to rattle Sri Lanka on the first day in Mirpur

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur

Murali gives Sri Lanka the edge in spin battle

Dec 25, 2008: Preview of the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Mirpur

The Preview by Kanishkaa Balachandran
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