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Mad Max destroys India

Feb 21, 2007: Aravinda de Silva was in the zone at Eden Gardens, scoring at manic pace, yet without a trace of violence

Sambit Bal

Taunton School Invitational XI v Lashings World XI

Tendulkar scores third hundred for Lashings

Jul 7, 2006: Sachin Tendulkar scored his third century in four matches for Lashings as he and Aravinda de Silva formed the backbone of the 26-run victory against Taunton School Invitational XI

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June 2006

Bounce back inability

Jun 2, 2006: Sri Lanka arrived at Lord's in 1984 for a one-off Test match. It was a chance for England to restore some pride and pick up a straightforward victory. At least that was the plan...

Interviews by Simon Lister

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Edgbaston

de Silva backs Jayasuriya and Malinga for second Test

May 23, 2006: Aravinda de Silva has called for the inclusion of Lasith Malinga and Sanath Jayasuriya to play in the second Test against England

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20-20 World Cricket Classic

Old boys enjoy their days in the sun

Apr 30, 2006: Rod Gilmour looks back on the inaugural 20-20 World Cricket Classic in Nassau

Rod Gilmour in Hamilton

Cricinfo XI

Eleven more hot streaks

Jan 31, 2006: Eleven more batsmen who scaled the heights

Andrew Miller and Martin Williamson

Over-35 tournament in April 2006

Bermuda to host World Cricket Classic

Jun 15, 2005: The World Cricket Classic, a Twenty20 cricket competition set to feature former leading international players, has been launched in London

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Three-year term for former PM

Major tops election poll for MCC

Apr 15, 2005: John Major, the former Prime Minister and current president of Surrey, has topped the poll in the elections of the next of committee of MCC

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ICC Super Series 2005-06

Gavaskar leads World XI selectors

Feb 2, 2005: A star-studded selection panel chaired by Sunil Gavaskar will choose the ICC World XIs for the six-day Super Test against Australia and three one-day matches in October

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Tsunami disaster

Sri Lankans thank New Zealand Cricket

Jan 3, 2005: Sri Lankans thank New Zealand Cricket

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

ICC cricket committee meeting

Panel calls for more research into suspect actions

May 15, 2004: The ICC's cricket committee has recommended that more research be done regarding bowling actions before making any changes to the current rules on illegal deliveries

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New Zealand in England 2004

Astle shines amid the showers

May 3, 2004: Nathan Astle scored an unbeaten 64 to confirm that he is well on the way to full match fitness, but New Zealand were frustrated by the weather for the third day running, as the opening fixture of their tour of England - against a British Universities

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Jayasuriya ready to lead from the top

Feb 16, 2004: Sanath Jayasuriya believes his performance at the top of Sri Lanka's batting order will be crucial to the outcome of the forthcoming Test and ODI series between Australia and Sri Lanka

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Aravinda de Silva pulls no punches as national selector

Apr 24, 2003: Perhaps the biggest surprise of recent weeks - a period packed with resignations, sackings and appointments - was the appointment of Aravinda de Silva as a selector

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Aravinda de Silva: The end of the Road

Mar 22, 2003: So the time has come to say farewell

Charlie Austin

Aravinda De Silva prepares himself for swangsong

Feb 9, 2003: Aravinda de Silva, the Sri Lanka's highest run scorer in Tests and ODIs, is preparing himself for the final chapter in a glorious career that has spanned nearly two decades

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Aravinda de Silva applauds Sri Lanka's new abrasive approach

Nov 26, 2002: Veteran middle order batsman Aravinda de Silva, the longest serving international cricketer on the circuit today, has applauded his younger teammates for their abrasive, never-say-die approach in the final Test against South Africa

Charlie Austin

The hardest hit

Oct 4, 2002: As a modest club legspinner the "finest hours" column on my Wisden.com player page wouldn't be terribly long, but bowling a dot ball to Aravinda de Silva would be fairly high on the list

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Peaks and troughs

Oct 4, 2002: Bare statistics don't really do justice to the peaks and troughs of Aravinda de Silva's career

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de Silva retires from Tests

Oct 4, 2002: Aravinda de Silva effectively brings his Test career to a close

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