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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Fatullah

Malinga five-for cuts Pakistan short

Feb 25, 2014: Lasith Malinga reasserted his skill for rattling chases in a tight finish, after Lahiru Thirimanne had proclaimed his relevance to the ODI format, as Sri Lanka sputtered to an opening win in Fatullah

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

CSA confirms two-Test tour to Sri Lanka

Feb 24, 2014: South Africa will play two Tests and three ODIs in Sri Lanka in July, a CSA release confirmed

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Fatullah

Familiar foes in Asia Cup opener

Feb 24, 2014: Sri Lanka have the better batting. Pakistan have the better bowling. Who will prevail in the opening encounter of the Asia Cup

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

'SLC happy with ICC resolutions' - Ranatunga

Feb 11, 2014: Sri Lanka Cricket's concerns about the ICC revamp were largely allayed by the second set of revisions to the position paper proposals in Singapore, SLC secretary Nishantha Ranatunga has said

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka 2013-14

Sri Lanka's experienced hands lead from the front

Feb 10, 2014: Sri Lanka's marks out of ten, for the Test series against Bangladesh

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Bangladesh v SL, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 5th day

Bangladesh save Test but SL take series

Feb 8, 2014: Having arrived on the fifth day short of runs and confidence, Mominul Haque led Bangladesh to safety with a third Test hundred that showcased remarkable courage and a striking understanding of the dynamics of Test-match momentum

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Chittagong

Bangladesh v SL, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Declaration wasn't defensive - Silva

Feb 7, 2014: Sri Lanka only got eight overs at the Bangladesh batsmen before stumps after setting them 467 to win, but Kaushal Silva said the size of the target would allow his team to attack more on the fifth day

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

'Tried to keep my mind fresh to score runs' - Sangakkara

Feb 7, 2014: A long-time purveyor of Test cricket's grind, Kumar Sangakkara says it was a refreshed focus on positivity that helped him score the third-highest match tally of all time, against Bangladesh

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Bangladesh v SL, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Sangakkara feat puts SL in commanding position

Feb 7, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara eased, almost casually, to a 35th career hundred in a Test match already heaving with his runs, completing a feat only Graham Gooch had achieved before him

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Chittagong

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

Sri Lanka discover their limitations

Feb 6, 2014: As they spurned the opportunity to grab a lead in excess of 200 on the third day in Chittagong, Sri Lanka would have discovered some of their limitations in fielding and the lack of a bowling bench strength

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Bangladesh v SL, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

Late wickets give Sri Lanka advantage

Feb 6, 2014: Maiden tons for the overnight pair of Shamsur Rahman and Imrul Kayes had energised Bangladesh and their crowd in the morning, but by stumps, Sri Lanka's industrious spinners had extracted enough dismissals to stay on track for victory, despite the visitor

The report by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Chittagong

Bangladesh v SL, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 2nd day

The case for Sangakkara's all-time greatness

Feb 5, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara does not usually feature in discussions of modern batting greats. His numbers demand for that to change

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ICC revamp

SLC confirms opposition to ICC revamp plans

Feb 5, 2014: Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed its staunch opposition of the ICC's proposed revamp, after a special meeting of the board's stakeholders voted unanimously against the revised proposals presented to the ICC directors

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 2nd day

Sangakkara 319 sets Bangladesh big test

Feb 5, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara struck his first Test triple-ton as he farmed the strike brilliantly with the lower order and took the attack to Bangladesh's spinners

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 1st day

Sangakkara 160* leads Sri Lanka

Feb 4, 2014: A seamless 178-run union between Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene formed the centrepiece of Sri Lanka's familiar dominance

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong

Eranga and Herath ruled out with injury

Feb 3, 2014: Sri Lanka were forced to revamp their bowling attack on the eve on the second Test as their lead spinner Rangana Herath and pace spearhead Shaminda Eranga were ruled out through injury

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong

'Mental approach' in Chittagong important - Mathews

Feb 3, 2014: Sri Lanka's major battle in Chittagong will be in the mind, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said, as his team prepares to pursue their first away series victory since 2008, which had also come against Bangladesh

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong

Sri Lanka guard against travel weariness

Feb 3, 2014: The injuries to two major Sri Lankan bowlers will help Bangladesh as they look to bounce back after a massive defeat in Mirpur

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando and Mohammad Isam

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong

Sangakkara expects Bangladesh fightback

Feb 2, 2014: Sri Lanka will anticipate stiffer resistance from Bangladesh in Chittagong, despite the feebleness of their Mirpur loss, batsman Kumar Sangakkara said

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Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2013-14

Chandimal's reckoning looms

Feb 2, 2014: Test cricket is Dinesh Chandimal's best format, but his position doesn't look as secure, due to competition from other batsmen and inconsistent scores. He needs a big innings in Chittagong to revive his confidence

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