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

T20 kings show Test aptitude

Jan 11, 2014: Though unsuccessful for long stretches during Pakistan's rearguard, the Sri Lanka attack demonstrated admirable patience and application

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

Two wickets changes outlook - Ford

Jan 10, 2014: Two quick wickets for Sri Lanka on the fourth morning would alter the Test's outlook considerably, Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford said, after Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan stalled the visitors on day three.

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

Sri Lanka still rough around the edges

Jan 10, 2014: Sri Lanka have the ingredients of a fine Test team but a little all-round dynamism might make the end product more appetising

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

Kaushal knock as good as a ton - Mahela

Jan 9, 2014: Kaushal Silva narrowly missed a maiden hundred on day two in Abu Dhabi, but Mahela Jayawardene emphasised the value of Silva's 95, which he said was as good as a ton

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

Jayawardene reasserts his thrill for the fight

Jan 9, 2014: Hamstrung by a hand injury, Mahela Jayawardene was forced to guts it out to make his 32nd Test century

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

Watershed moment for Sri Lanka quicks

Jan 8, 2014: From looking completely out of their depth in Australia to destroying Pakistan's top order in Dubai, Sri Lanka's fast bowlers have come a long way to realising their penetrative potential

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai

Always under pressure when I play for SL - Prasanna

Jan 7, 2014: Returning to a team full of wicketkeeper-batsmen, Prasanna Jayawardene shows what he brings to Sri Lanka's table, either side of the stumps

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai

Will Dubai provide more for spinners?

Jan 7, 2014: Going into the second Test, it will be a match-up between Sri Lanka's batting and Pakistan's bowling

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2013-14

Lakmal and Eranga are bowlers to watch - Jayawardene

Jan 6, 2014: The intensity of Shaminda Eranga and Suranga Lakmal's toil in the first Test against Pakistan has moved Mahela Jayawardene to mark them out as future matchwinners for Sri Lanka

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2013-14

Mahela under the microscope after horror Test

Jan 6, 2014: Twin failures in the Abu Dhabi Test left Mahela Jayawardene without a half-century in his last 14 innings. At 36, he finds his place in Sri Lanka's team under question for the first time

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 5th day

Resilient Sri Lanka overcome Test layoff

Jan 4, 2014: Sri Lanka will be pleased at having yielded no ground to Pakistan, after having been dormant in this format for so long. The pitch may have had the final say, but Sri Lanka were the more satisfied side in the end

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2013-14

Injured Kulasekara out of Pakistan Tests

Jan 4, 2014: Nuwan Kulasekara, Sri Lanka seam bowler, will not be available for the remaining Tests against Pakistan, after having sustained a hamstring tear at the end of the ODI series

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

Sri Lanka fans have reasons to smile

Jan 3, 2014: If Sri Lanka's young cricketers can build on Friday's gains, perhaps in years to come fans will look upon this match not simply as Angelo Mathews' coming of age, but as the turn of an era

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

'We'll be pressing for victory'- Chandimal

Jan 3, 2014: Sri Lanka batsman Dinesh Chandimal declared his team's intention of pressing hard for victory on a day-five pitch that is likely to be receptive to spin bowling

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Sri Lanka news

Jayasuriya questions Perera's work ethic

Jan 3, 2014: Sanath Jayasuriya, the Sri Lanka chief selector, has questioned Thisara Perera's work ethic as the board denied the allrounder permission to participate in the BBL

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day

Persistent Kaushal makes a case for the future

Jan 2, 2014: Kaushal Silva's entry into the Test scene hasn't been smooth, but if given the opportunitiy to blossom, Sri Lanka may have a man who can stabilise the top order

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 2nd day

SL need more Tests to nurture pace-bowling talents

Jan 1, 2014: Although Sri Lanka ended up conceding a big lead to Pakistan on the second day, there were a few signs of a potentially good attack. For their young bowlers to develop, however, Sri Lanka must play more Tests

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 2nd day

Graham Ford rues Sri Lanka's missed review

Jan 1, 2014: Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford has rued the missed opportunity to review an lbw shout against Misbah-ul-Haq, soon after tea on day three

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 1st day

Mathews working hard to justify captaincy

Dec 31, 2013: Without a mandate to rule, Angelo Mathews is having to work extremely hard to prove his worth as captain. He played an important innings to save his side from disaster on day one in Abu Dhabi

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2013-14

Mathews calls for other bowlers to support Herath better

Dec 30, 2013: Angelo Mathews has challenged the supporting men in Sri Lanka's attack to ease Rangana Herath's wicket-taking burden ahead of the first Test against Pakistan, in Abu Dhabi

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