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New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff

NZ can be more than quietly confident

Jun 8, 2013: The phrase "quietly confident" captures New Zealand's approach to almost any international assignment but on the surface, this time there is perhaps no reason to be so quiet about it

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New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff

Sri Lanka openers reclaim '96 spirit

Jun 8, 2013: Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kusal Perera will attempt a breakneck start, but Sri Lanka have not compromised on finishing quality. It is difficult not to draw comparisons with their 1996 World Cup strategy

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Pakistan v West Indies, Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval

Misbah questions Ramdin spirit

Jun 7, 2013: Pakistan captain Misbah-Ul-Haq took a harsh view of Denesh Ramdin's actions during the last ball of the ninth over at The Oval, labelling the wicketkeeper's ruse "not in the spirit of the game".

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Pakistan v West Indies, Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval

Misbah's lone stand brings adoration

Jun 7, 2013: Pakistan found a home away from home at The Oval but only Misbah-ul-Haq seemed to appreciate it

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Pakistan v West Indies, Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval

Bravo loses a finger

Jun 7, 2013: Plays of the day from the second match of the Champions Trophy between Pakistan and West Indies

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Champions Trophy 2013

Will fifth time be the charm?

Jun 7, 2013: On paper, Sri Lanka have the balance and the firepower to be a genuine title-contender, but if they cannot unearth the collective courage that has ruled their past campaigns, a semi-final exit shapes as a satisfactory result

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Champions Trophy 2013

Kulasekara in search of key rhythm

Jun 6, 2013: If Sri Lanka are to go far in the Champions Trophy, minus their trademark bowling mystique, a lot will depend on Nuwan Kulasekara hitting form

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Pakistan v West Indies, Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval

Bowling remains Pakistan's trump

Jun 6, 2013: Going against stereotype, Misbah-ul-Haq has brought calmness, and some consistency, to Pakistan's cricket and now they are back in one of their favoured arenas - a global event

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Champions Trophy 2013

A last hurrah for a beleaguered tournament

Jun 6, 2013: In its last edition, the Champions Trophy can be a handy check on the health of the ODI game, even as the format provides fans with a prospect of an exciting tournament

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West Indies v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy warm-up match, Birmingham

Bravos steal the show

Jun 4, 2013: West Indies withstood a late surge from Sri Lanka's tailenders to triumph by 17 runs, in the warm-up encounter in Birmingham

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Birmingham

Champions Trophy 2013

De Villiers wants fitting finish for Kirsten

Jun 2, 2013: Ab de Villiers hopes that the fresh faces in the squad will help his team forget their most tragic flaw: the inevitable choking in major tournaments

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Sri Lanka news

Sri Lanka A leave on West Indies tour

May 31, 2013: The Sri Lanka A team departed for their month-long tour of the West Indies on Friday, after having trained throughout May for what is their only overseas trip this year

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Champions Trophy 2013

Chandimal used break to work on weaknesses

May 30, 2013: Sri Lanka vice-captain Dinesh Chandimal said an extended break from international cricket and the recent practice tournament in Pallekele had put him in good shape to succeed at the Champions Trophy in England and Wales

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The man who stepped into Murali's shoes

May 30, 2013: Since Rangana Herath's Test return in 2009, he has steadily come to be as valuable to Sri Lanka as the man he replaced back then due to injury

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Champions Trophy 2013

Mathews embarks with plenty to prove

May 27, 2013: Angelo Mathews embarks on the Champions Trophy as a largely untested commodity. Can he use this platform to successfully secure his position at the helm and lead Sri Lanka to success?

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Champions Trophy 2013

Welegedara's chances improve for Champions Trophy

May 21, 2013: Chanaka Welegedara's prospects of traveling to England for the Champions Trophy have improved, after a scan on his landing foot and ankle revealed no breaks or fractures

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Rest of Sri Lanka v SLC Combined XI, final, SLC Presidents Trophy

Kandamby, Dilruwan help Rest of Sri Lanka lift trophy

May 21, 2013: Dilruwan Perera and Rangana Herath took three wickets apiece in the final of the List-A tri-series in Pallekele, as Rest of Sri Lanka inflicted a 79-run loss on SLC Combined, to take the title

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka A v SLC Combined XI, SLC Triangular Series, Pallekele

SLC Combined make it to final

May 18, 2013: SLC Combined will play in the final of the List A tournament in Pallekele, after making short work of Sri Lanka A in the final round-robin match

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka Premier League

Lessons for the Sri Lanka Premier League

May 18, 2013: The spot-fixing scandal in the IPL has brought into focus the vulnerability of other domestic Twenty20 leagues, including the Sri Lanka Premier League, and there are many lessons that the nascent tournament can learn

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Champions Trophy 2013

Injured Welegedara doubtful for Champions Trophy

May 18, 2013: Chanaka Welegedara may not feature in the upcoming Champions Trophy after sustaining a foot injury during the recent Rest of Sri Lanka v Sri Lanka A match on Friday in Pallekele

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