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Asgiriya Stadium

England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

The ground which gave cricket Kumar Sangakkara

There is one international cricket ground where it is okay to make schoolboy errors. That's because the Asgiriya Stadium in Kandy is home to the teams of Trinity College, who have played at the picturesque location chiseled out of the hillside for almost

A memorial for Phillip Hughes outside the SCG

India in Australia 2014-15

Not a shot you just get on with

Australian cricketers and the public are known for their certainty and clarity when it comes to cricket. That has gone missing as they struggle to come to terms with Phillip Hughes' death

Volunteers for the World Twenty20 in Mirpur

World T20 2014

Service with a smile

Bangladesh's cricket team may not have impressed many, but their team of volunteers at the World T20 has

The Liberation War Museum in Dhaka

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2013-14

Soothing and familiar Dhaka

ESPNcricinfo's Sri Lanka correspondent Andrew Fernando discovers the cuisine, language and residents of the capital of Bangladesh reminds him of home

Jatinder Singh won $100,000 for taking a catch

India's tour of New Zealand 2013-14

Fresh graduate cashes it in

A 22-year-old from the town of Te Aroha went home with NZ$100,000 after taking a one-handed catch on the Seddon Park grass bank