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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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Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014

Gamage called up as cover for Eranga

Aug 12, 2014: Right-arm seam bowler Lahiru Gamage has been called up to the Sri Lanka squad as injury cover for Shaminda Eranga, who has developed inflammation in his hip following the first Test against Pakistan

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Mahela Jayawardene retires from Test cricket

Mahela Jayawardene, master of silken savagery

Aug 12, 2014: He was all about 21st-century aggression filtered through age-old method, an artiste who crafted the most technically demanding shots to perfection but lived for the pure adrenaline of battle

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

Mathews puts chase down to faith

Aug 10, 2014: Faith was all the explanation Angelo Mathews could give for a day in which the weather itself colluded with the hosts, who sped to a thrilling seven-wicket victory, to take the series lead in Galle.

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

Galle revels in perfect day

Aug 10, 2014: The ground slowly filled and the tension slowly built, even the clouds held off from bursting as Sri Lanka closed in on a memorable win

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

Keeping to Murali prepared me for Ajmal - Sangakkara

Aug 9, 2014: Years of keeping wicket to Muttiah Muralitharan and plain good vibes have been behind Kumar Sangakkara's ability to mute Saeed Ajmal and succeed against the Pakistan attack, the batsman said after hitting his 10th double-hundred

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

A run-machine that just won't stop

Aug 9, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara has always adapted his game over the years, and at present, each and every part of him is conditioned towards run-making

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Five of Mahela Jayawardene's best innings

Graceful steel

Aug 9, 2014: A maiden Test hundred, a century at Lord's, a triple against South Africa, and a 180 when his team-mates floundered are among Mahela Jayawardene's virtuoso performances

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