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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

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kolkata

Jayawardene curbed by middle-management problem

Nov 11, 2014: As valuable as he is in the middle order, Mahela Jayawardene has expressed a willingness to open the innings and perhaps it is time Sri Lanka allow his flamboyance to find full expression at the top of the order

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in India 2014-15

SL World Cup plans not in disarray yet

Nov 10, 2014: The losses against India have brought into sharp focus some long-standing concerns around Sri Lanka's contingency plans, but the side has time to correct them and the resources to thrive at the World Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

It never gets old

Nov 10, 2014: Last week Misbah-ul-Haq became the oldest player to score two centuries in a Test. Here's a look at some other players who were the oldest to achieve some other feats

Steven Lynch

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Hyderabad

Mahela's muted celebration

Nov 9, 2014: Plays of the Day from the third ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Hyderabad

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Ahmedabad

If Sanga doesn't get you, Mahela will

Nov 6, 2014: Plays of the Day from the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka, in Ahmedabad

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Cuttack

Jayawardene's pin-point shot, and pin-point dismissal

Nov 2, 2014: Plays of the Day from the first ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Cuttack

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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Gilchrist squashes Sri Lanka

Oct 31, 2014: By the time the Australian opener was finished in the 2007 title match, there was little doubt about the place of his knock in the pantheon of innings played in World Cup finals

ESPNcricinfo staff

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Malinga slings four in four

Oct 31, 2014: South Africa needed four runs to win against Sri Lanka, with five wickets in hand, when Lasith Malinga took out four batsmen in four balls

Sri Lanka in India 2014-15

Opening slot and fielding concerns for SL

Oct 31, 2014: Five questions for Sri Lanka before the ODI series against India

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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Gilchrist's conscientious moment

Oct 31, 2014: Against Sri Lanka in 2003, Adam Gilchrist walked back to the pavilion despite being given not out by the on-field umpire

ESPNcricinfo staff

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The Taunton rampage

Oct 31, 2014: Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly paired up and took Sri Lanka to the cleaners in 1999, merrily breaking a few records on the way

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De Silva delivers the trophy for Sri Lanka

Oct 30, 2014: Aravinda de Silva's all-round showing in the 1996 final, against Australia, helped Sri Lanka seal their maiden global title

ESPNcricinfo staff

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Mad Max makes magic

Oct 30, 2014: Aravinda de Silva's masterclass in batting stunned India in the 1996 semi-final, before an Eden Gardens meltdown

Sambit Bal

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A pearl that could have been priceless

Oct 30, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene's classic 2011 hundred did not deserve to be the only one of six in World Cup finals to not have been good enough to earn the maker's side the trophy

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King Viv flays the Lankans

Oct 30, 2014: It was just Sri Lanka's bad luck in 1987 that they ran into a West Indies side smarting from a loss to England, and Viv Richards at his vintage best

ESPNcricinfo staff

Change of plan

Oct 27, 2014: After the sudden end to West Indies' tour of India, a look at some other tours which ended prematurely, or didn't happen at all

Steven Lynch

New rules, similar tempo

Oct 10, 2014: It's been almost two years since the four-outfielders rule was introduced, but while it has helped in boundary-hitting, the overall run rates haven't changed much

S Rajesh

Express v Lions, CLT20 qualifier, Raipur

Cheema's odd hat-trick, and a Dilshan doppelganger

Sep 16, 2014: Plays of the day from the qualifying game between Southern Express and Lahore Lions

Rachna Shetty
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Dec 18, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
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Dec 19, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
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Jan 3-7, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
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