Bangladesh in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2002 /

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Second Test

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh

2003: At Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo, July 28, 29, 30, 31

First Test

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh

2003: At P

Sri Lanka secure tenth consecutive win on home soil

Jul 30, 2002: Sri Lanka completed formalities shortly before the scheduled luncheon interval on the fourth day, bowling out Bangladesh for 184 to secure their tenth consecutive victory on home soil; and their first win without the services of Muttiah Muralitharan

Charlie Austin

Vandort states case for Test inclusion

Jul 30, 2002: Opener Michael Vandort made a strong case for inclusion in Sri Lanka's squad for their two-Test tour of South Africa this November, as he scored a maiden Test century at the Sinhalese Sports Club on the third day of this one-sided series

Charlie Austin

Sri Lanka's bowlers grab the initiative with bat and ball

Jul 29, 2002: Sri Lanka's bowlers, no doubt wary of another ear bashing from Sanath Jayasuriya, who has become increasingly agitated by their ill-discipline in recent weeks, reasserted the home team's dominance in this ACL Cables Test series on Monday

Charlie Austin

Sri Lanka ponder selectors' wisdom as batting fails

Jul 28, 2002: Sri Lanka's controversial decision to field an under-strength side in this ACL Cables Second Test against Bangladesh proved costly as the tourists produced their most disciplined performance of the series, restricting the hosts to 301 for eight at

Charlie Austin

Jayasuriya disappointed despite landslide victory

Jul 23, 2002: It may not have healed the scars of their battering in England, but Sri Lanka will be hoping that normal service has resumed after an emphatic innings and 196 run victory against Bangladesh, the largest ever win in their 126 Test history

Charlie Austin

De Silva blazes double ton as Sri Lanka pile on the runs

Jul 22, 2002: Some of his team-mates may have squandered their chances of boosting their Test averages against the world's weakest bowling attack, but Aravinda de Silva's experience insured that he cashed in on a perfect opportunity to show the Sri Lankan

Charlie Austin

Muralitharan grabs five as Sri Lanka dominate day one

Jul 21, 2002: Four days after their return from England, Sri Lanka's disheartened cricketers were pressed back into action against Test greenhorns Bangladesh

Charlie Austin
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 28-31, 2002
Sri Lanka won by 288 runs
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (PSS) - Jul 21-23, 2002
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 196 runs
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