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At the end of the day Trist looks at the sunset like the old cowboy

Aug 9, 2001: Virender Shewag's spectacular 69-ball century knocked New Zealand out of the Coca-Cola Cup and brought to an end David Trist's two-year tenure as the CLEAR Black Caps coach

Rex Clementine

Youngsters failed to consolidate but did enough to avoid the axe

Aug 8, 2001: It is the biggest malaise to haunt Indian cricket over the years

Anand Vasu

Dav Whatmore: We are saving our best for the biggest games

Aug 8, 2001: Dav Whatmore National Coach During the last 12 months we have started to see a very encouraging trend: Sri Lanka are playing their best one-day cricket in the biggest games

Dav Whatmore

10th Match (Final), Coca Cola Cup, India v Sri Lanka,Statistical Highlights

Aug 6, 2001: It was the 1744th ODI in cricket history

Rajneesh Gupta

India stumble yet again at the final hurdle

Aug 6, 2001: The can't-win-final story of Indian cricket doesn't seem to end

Erapalli Prasanna

A tinge of disappointment perhaps but nothing more

Aug 6, 2001: The denouement must have come as a disappointment to the millions of Indian cricket followers the world over

Partab Ramchand

Jayasuriya: I didn't expect it to be that easy

Aug 6, 2001: Sri Lankan captain and player of the series Sanath Jayasuriya said he didn't expect India to go down so tamely in the final of the Coca-Cola Cup which his side won by 121 runs, "Honestly, I didn't think we could win the game that easily" said

Rex Clementine

Ganguly: You need something exceptional on occasions like that

Aug 6, 2001: Indian captain Sourav Ganguly after his side's humiliating defeat in the final of the Coca-Cola Cup where his side was beaten convincingly by Sri Lanka admitted that his side had been outplayed by Sri Lanka in all departments of the game

Rex Clementine

Sri Lanka overwhelm India in Coca-Cola Cup final

Aug 5, 2001: Sri Lanka reserved their best performance of the Coca-Cola Cup until the end and cheered on by an animated capacity crowd, they crushed India by 121 runs in the final played tonight at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo

Charlie Austin

Jayasuriya 14th batsman to be left stranded on 99

Aug 5, 2001: Sanath Jayasuriya became the second Sri Lankan and 14th batsman in ODI history to be left stranded on 99 when he spooned a simple catch to his Indian counterpart off the bowling of Shewag in the final of the Coca- Cola Cup

Rajneesh Gupta

Coca-Cola Cup final offers hope of temporary relief

Aug 4, 2001: Notwithstanding some pyrotechnics from Virender Shewag and the possibility of an epic clash between India and Sri Lanka in the final of the Coca-Cola Cup on Sunday, this triangular series will not remembered for the cricket, which has been

Charlie Austin

Sri Lankan media comes down heavily on Ganguly

Aug 4, 2001: Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has come in for scathing criticism in the Sri Lankan media for violating the ICC Code of Conduct twice within a week during the triangular one-day series in Colombo inviting the wrath of the match referee

South Asian neighbours clash in the Coca-Cola Cup Final

Aug 4, 2001: India and Sri Lanka have been involved in some enthralling cricketencounters in the recent past

Rex Clementine

Shewag, Yuvraj give India confidence of breaking the jinx

Aug 4, 2001: Despite the stunning comeback into the Coca-Cola Cup triangular oneday series in Colombo, the big question facing India is whether they can break their losing streak in the last four final appearances when they take on Sri Lanka on Sunday

Mahela Jayawardene previews the Coca-Cola Cup final

Aug 4, 2001: We are yet to fire on all cylinders, but we have achieved our first objective of reaching the final of the Coca-Cola Cup

Mahela Jayawardene

Tendulkar's mini-me blocks entrance to final in Sri Lanka for New Zealand

Aug 4, 2001: A chance to make a final and we let it slip out of our hands, or should I say a 'mini-me' version of Sachin Tendulkar stole it out of our grasp

Daniel Vettori

The strip of paper that is Shewag's inspiration

Aug 4, 2001: The celebrations are over as far as Virendra Shewag is concerned

Staff Reporter

Tendulkar congratulates Shewag

Aug 3, 2001: After drawing comparisons with Sachin Tendulkar for his masterly knock against New Zealand, Virender Shewag today disclosed that the batting maestro had sent him a congratulatory message for his match-winning innings yesterday

Give Shewag the freedom to run riot

Aug 3, 2001: Virender Shewag is a very shy man

Anand Vasu

The Indians are peaking at just about the right time

Aug 3, 2001: When things looked difficult for the Indian team in the triangular series having lost the first three matches, three sterling performances ensured that India did qualify for Sunday's final against Sri Lanka for the Coca-Cola Cup

Erapalli Prasanna
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Tournament Results
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 5, 2001
Sri Lanka won by 121 runs
India v New Zealand at Colombo (SSC) - Aug 2, 2001
India won by 7 wickets (with 26 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC) - Aug 1, 2001
India won by 46 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 31, 2001
Sri Lanka won by 106 runs
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS) - Jul 28, 2001
India won by 7 wickets (with 26 balls remaining)
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