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England in Sri Lanka 2014

Finn happy to be 'selectable' again

Nov 22, 2014: Steven Finn has arrived in Sri Lanka hoping that months of working past self-doubt have left him better equipped than before

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Sri Lanka news

Sangakkara asked to delay Test retirement

Nov 21, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara's Test future remains undecided after Sri Lanka's selectors implored him to reconsider his decision to retire from all formats after the 2015 World Cup

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India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi

World Cup plans not affected, says Mathews

Nov 17, 2014: Angelo Mathews said Sri Lanka's worst-ever ODI whitewash at India's plans had not upset his team's World Cup plans, and suggested the side was closer to locking down a World Cup combination, thanks to the series

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India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi

Contrite Kohli, apoplectic Kohli, and a Dhoni impersonator

Nov 16, 2014: Plays of the day from the fifth ODI in Ranchi

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India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi

Kohli 139* outdoes Mathews 139*

Nov 16, 2014: A sublime Virat Kohli hunted down Sri Lanka's 286 to complete India's absolute domination in this series

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi

India attack shaping up well for Australia series - Bangar

Nov 15, 2014: Having sewn up the ongoing series with Sri Lanka emphatically, India have begun to look ahead to the challenges that loom away from home, in the next few months

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India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi

Sri Lanka's nightmare to forget

Nov 15, 2014: Sri Lanka had scaled down their expectations for the series, given the lack of preparation, but the team has still disappointed, even by those lowered standards

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India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi

Flailing Sri Lanka in fight to avoid first 0-5 whitewash

Nov 15, 2014: Sri Lanka have not looked this uncompetitive in a series in a long time; for them to avoid a whitewash against the rampaging India, it will take a huge effort

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kolkata

'Embarrassing to not be competitive' - Mathews

Nov 13, 2014: Angelo Mathews, an increasingly forthright speaker, has virtually run out of ways to describe his team's failure against India in the five-match ODI series

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India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kolkata

The costliest drop in ODIs

Nov 13, 2014: Plays of the day from the fourth ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Kolkata

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Sri Lanka news

Player comments upset Jayasuriya

Nov 13, 2014: Sri Lanka chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya has expressed alarm at Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara's statements to media regarding team selection, and has said the players' comments revealed Sri Lanka's plans

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India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kolkata

Rohit 264, Sri Lanka 251

Nov 13, 2014: Rohit Sharma amassed 45 more runs than any ODI batsman had ever managed in an innings, finishing on 264 from 173 balls

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kolkata

'Rohit could be our X-factor' - Kohli

Nov 12, 2014: India's stand-in captain Virat Kohli believes that Rohit Sharma's dynamism and capacity to build big innings could give India the edge at the 2015 World Cup

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India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kolkata

Different goals for rejigged teams

Nov 12, 2014: Having already secured the series, India will be targeting a 5-0 sweep to move two points clear of South Africa at the top of the ODI rankings

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kolkata

Jayawardene curbed by middle-management problem

Nov 11, 2014: As valuable as he is in the middle order, Mahela Jayawardene has expressed a willingness to open the innings and perhaps it is time Sri Lanka allow his flamboyance to find full expression at the top of the order

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Sri Lanka news

Sri Lanka hire Penney as fielding coach

Nov 11, 2014: Trevor Penney has been appointed Sri Lanka's fielding coach until the end of the 2015 World Cup, Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed

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Sri Lanka in India 2014-15

SL World Cup plans not in disarray yet

Nov 10, 2014: The losses against India have brought into sharp focus some long-standing concerns around Sri Lanka's contingency plans, but the side has time to correct them and the resources to thrive at the World Cup

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India v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Hyderabad

Mahela's muted celebration

Nov 9, 2014: Plays of the Day from the third ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Hyderabad

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India v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Hyderabad

Kohli and Dhawan deliver series win

Nov 9, 2014: A batting Powerplay that cost Sri Lanka three wickets for 16 runs sucked the oxygen out of an already imperiled innings, and set the visitors on course for a third hiding on the trot

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in India 2014-15

Sri Lanka shuffle squad for final two ODIs

Nov 8, 2014: Four Sri Lanka players, including Kumar Sangakkara, will be replaced in the squad for the two final ODIs against India, as the selectors seek to test fringe players with the World Cup on the horizon

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