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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Dambulla

Thisara will be major part of World Cup squad - Mathews

Aug 30, 2014: For months Sri Lanka's selectors and captain have been speaking of developing pace stocks for the World Cup, and they appear to have lurched closer to that goal in the series against Pakistan

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Dambulla

Mathews puts faith on versatile XI

Aug 29, 2014: Angelo Mathews has had his sights set on the World Cup for some time now, and as the build up begins in earnest, he hopes to make adaptability a cornerstone of Sri Lanka's bid

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Sri Lanka news

Vithanage to face disciplinary inquiry

Aug 29, 2014: Kithuruwan Vithanage will face a disciplinary inquiry over leaving the team hotel overnight during the first Test against Pakistan at Galle, Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Hambantota

Sri Lanka seek to stall Hambantota slide

Aug 25, 2014: Sri Lanka do not have the best of records in Hambantota, but they will need to beat Pakistan - who are minus Younis and Ajmal - on Tuesday to keep the series alive

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Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014

Second ODI moved to Hambantota

Aug 23, 2014: The second ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan has been moved to Hambantota and brought forward to 26 August, after the Premadasa Stadium outfield was left waterlogged by 48 hours of continuous heavy rain

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Hambantota

World Cup prep priority for Mathews

Aug 22, 2014: Angelo Mathews has expressed his desire to build a team and hone a World Cup strategy ahead of the ODIs against Pakistan

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Sri Lanka news

Senanayake returns after remedial work on action

Aug 21, 2014: SLC hopes to have Sachithra Senanayake cleared by the ICC over the next few months, after biomechanics experts were confident his action had been remedied

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Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014

Perfect Herath leads SL dominance

Aug 19, 2014: Sri Lanka's marks out of 10 following their 2-0 series win against Pakistan

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day

Emotional Mahela remembers the good times

Aug 18, 2014: "It's been an emotional day but I promise I won't cry," were Mahela Jayawardene's first words when he took the podium following his final Test

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day

'Got a move on again in Tests' - Mathews

Aug 18, 2014: Angelo Mathews credited Sri Lanka's performance in all forms of cricket, after they climbed to fourth in the Test rankings after a 2-0 win over Pakistan

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Jayawardene retires from Test cricket

The people's man bids them adieu

Aug 18, 2014: To the people who have loved him, Mahela Jayawardene has never seemed like an A-lister. Almost 20 years after he became a celebrity, he has remained, unmistakeably, a man of the people

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

Win would be 'fitting farewell' for Jayawardene - Sangakkara

Aug 17, 2014: The Sri Lanka team had spoken about keeping emotions in check in Mahela Jayawardene's final match, but they will relish the chance to bid him farewell with a 2-0 series win, Kumar Sangakkara said

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

Sangakkara scotches retirement fears

Aug 17, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara's wave of the bat after falling for 58 triggered worries about whether he was set to quit Test cricket

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Jayawardene retires from Test cricket

A fitting swansong for Jayawardene

Aug 17, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene's farewell innings was not his most fluent, but at the end of it all, there was no wistful lingering or sentimentality - just a typically restrained acknowledgement of an exhilarating ride

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 3rd day

A tense artist's final strive for perfection

Aug 16, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene has won matches off his bat, and thrilled crowds from around the world, but he has never been about the tidy, round numbers

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 2nd day

'Younis wicket turning point' - Herath

Aug 15, 2014: Rangana Herath marked out Kaushal Silva's sharp work to dismiss Younis Khan as a key moment on Friday

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 2nd day

Herath's pledge, turn and prestige

Aug 15, 2014: Rangana Herath may lack the turn of a Murali or the guile of an Ajmal, but his immaculate set-up has still left many batsmen scratching their heads

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 1st day

Tharanga, Hitchcock horror or Eastwood western?

Aug 14, 2014: There are very few batsmen in international cricket who play each ball so differently from the next like Upul Tharanga, who continues to polarise fans with such an approach

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Jayawardene retires from Test cricket

'Mahela an unbelievable team man' - Mathews

Aug 13, 2014: Angelo Mathews hailed Mahela Jayawardene's influence on Sri Lanka's dressing room on the eve of his farewell Test

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Mahela Jayawardene retires from Test cricket

'We watched cricket, we talked cricket'

Aug 12, 2014: On the eve of Mahela Jayawardene's final Test, his team-mate, best friend and fellow batting superstar Kumar Sangakkara speaks about what made him, and them, tick

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