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Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Colombo

A tonic for Sri Lanka's top order

Nov 26, 2014: Though a strong argument remains that Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan are Sri Lanka's best opening pair, a consistent Kusal Perera is vital to the batsmen maintaining their present positions

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Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Colombo

Thirimanne set for middle order role

Nov 25, 2014: Lahiru Thirimanne, Sri Lanka vice-captain, suggested he would continue to bat in the lower middle order until the World Cup, despite having tasted his greatest successes higher up the order.

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England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

Both England and Sri Lanka need to rebuild

Nov 25, 2014: The home side were thrown into a tour of India and got hammered 5-0 while the visitors are still searching for a way to consistently match the modern one-day game

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Sri Lanka news

Senanayake retested in Chennai

Nov 24, 2014: Banned offspinner Sachithra Senanayake underwent an official retest of his action in Chennai on Sunday, with the results expected within the next two weeks

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England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

Kandamby recalled as Sri Lanka ring changes

Nov 24, 2014: Thilina Kandamby, the 32-year old batsman, will hope to end a three-year hiatus from ODIs after he was named in the Sri Lanka squad for the first three matches against England

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England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

Ramprakash wants 'no fear' England

Nov 23, 2014: Most teams have begun to shift their ODI cricket into World Cup gear, but for England, the trip to Sri Lanka is not so much a training run for the big event, as it is an expedition

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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
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