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Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Melbourne

Confident of Watson's leadership - Clarke

Dec 25, 2012: Australia captain Michael Clarke remained hopeful of his participation in the Boxing Day Test despite a hamstring injury, but was confident of his team's prospects under Shane Watson's leadership if he wasn't fit to play

Andrew Fernando in Melbourne

Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Melbourne

Mathews strives for bigger contributions with the bat

Dec 24, 2012: As the Boxing Day Test approaches, Mathews said he was aware of his poor conversion rate, and was working to rectify the problems that produced it

Andrew Fernando in Melbourne

Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Melbourne

Sangakkara at the MCG on cusp of landmark

Dec 24, 2012: Kumar Sangakkara has the chance of joining the pantheon of greats on the biggest stage of all - the Boxing Day Test at the MCG

Andrew Fernando

Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

Sangakkara wants more Tests for Sri Lanka

Dec 23, 2012: Kumar Sangakkara hoped better communication between administrators and players would in future help avoid the dearth of Test cricket that Sri Lanka face in 2013

Andrew Fernando in Melbourne

Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Melbourne

Sri Lanka seek inspiration from Durban 2011

Dec 23, 2012: For most of Sri Lanka's Test squad, Christmas may almost seem like déjà vu, having found themselves in a near-identical situation this time last year

Andrew Fernando in Melbourne

Sri Lanka news

SLC to probe Jayawardene's comments to newspaper

Dec 22, 2012: SLC will be reviewing the actions of captain Mahela Jayawardene and team manager Charith Senanayake, after Jayawardene said he had "lost all confidence in dealing with SLC" in a letter to the Daily Mirror newspaper

Andrew Fernando

Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

Herath's 'modesty' at odds with stats

Dec 22, 2012: Rangana Herath, the leading wicket-taker for 2012, has not yet mastered self-belief. If his numbers are anything to go by, it is time he began counting himself among the world's best

Andrew Fernando

Sri Lanka in Australia, 2012-13

Dilshan undimmed by his age

Dec 21, 2012: Tillakaratne Dilshan's Test career may be nearing its end, but he hasn't lost the form, his fire, or the enjoyment of the game's challenges

Andrew Fernando

Sri Lanka in Australia, 2012-13

Eranga capable of sharpening blunt SL attack

Dec 20, 2012: In the absence of Lasith Malinga in Tests, Shaminda Eranga has the skills to be the most potent bowler in Sri Lanka's pace attack

Andrew Fernando

Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

Last-day pitch a 'minefield' - SL coach

Dec 19, 2012: The fifth day Hobart pitch was a tough Test for Sri Lankan batsmen, says coach Graham Ford

Andrew Fernando in Hobart

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 5th day

Sri Lanka's skill demands they do better

Dec 18, 2012: While some of the fighting individual performances in Hobart were consolations for Sri Lanka, many in the team did not reach their full potential; they must strive for more in the two remaining Tests

Andrew Fernando in Hobart

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 5th day

Television replays caused Sri Lanka's tampering concerns

Dec 18, 2012: Mahela Jayawardene has said it was the broadcaster's choice of close-up replays that led Sri Lanka to raise concerns with the match referee that Australia's players were allegedly tampering with the ball

Andrew Fernando at Bellerive Oval

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 5th day

Australia's wicketkeeper-bowler

Dec 18, 2012: Plays of the day from the fifth day of the Hobart Test between Australia and Sri Lanka

Andrew Fernando at Bellerive Oval

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 5th day

No evidence of tampering, says ICC

Dec 17, 2012: ICC match referee Chris Broad has said there was no evidence to suggest that the condition of the ball had been changed by Australia during the Hobart Test

Andrew Fernando at Bellerive Oval

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 4th day

Lyon a likely threat on final day - Herath

Dec 17, 2012: Spinner Rangana Herath, who took five wickets in Australia's second innings, believes the final day track will help Australian offspinner Nathan Lyon

Andrew Fernando in Hobart

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 4th day

Fighting draw could set-up improving Sri Lanka

Dec 17, 2012: If Sri Lanka can fashion a draw in Hobart, they will head into the rest of the Test series in high spirits and with most parts of their machine humming nicely

Andrew Fernando in Hobart

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 3rd day

'SL unlucky with reviews' - Dilshan

Dec 16, 2012: Sri Lanka have made poor use of the review system in the Hobart test, failing to overturn any decisions with their three reviews

Andrew Fernando in Hobart

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 3rd day

Fiery Dilshan gives Sri Lanka belief

Dec 16, 2012: Tillakaratne Dilshan's adventurous fightback has given Sri Lanka hope of walking out of the Hobart Test with their heads held high

Andrew Fernando in Hobart

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 3rd day

Australia add a touch of Silk

Dec 16, 2012: ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the third day of the Hobart Test

Andrew Fernando

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 2nd day

SL batsmen's lack of focus costly - Ford

Dec 15, 2012: Sri Lanka's batsmen may have been scuppered by cluttered minds on day two of the first Test in Hobart, deems Sri Lanka's coach Graham Ford, as they slumped to 87 for 4 by stumps

Andrew Fernando in Hobart
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