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Second Test

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe

2003: At Kandy, January 4, 5, 6, 7

Sri Lanka crush Zimbabwe but sterner tests lie ahead

Jan 7, 2002: Sri Lanka completed their third consecutive Test series win on Monday when they crushed a poor Zimbabwean side by an innings and 94 runs at Asgiriya International Stadium in Kandy

Charlie Austin

Sri Lanka poised for series clinching win on fourth day

Jan 6, 2002: Zimbabwe were left with their backs firmly to the wall in Sri Lanka's hill country capital on Sunday night with the hosts poised for a series clinching win on the fourth day of this second Test

Charlie Austin

Day of anti-climax after Muralitharan misses out on all ten

Jan 5, 2002: A day that started with anti-climax, when hometown hero Muttiah Muralitharan narrowly failed to become the third man in history to take ten wickets in an innings, ended with Sri Lanka in a now familiar position of dominance in this one-sided Test

Charlie Austin

Muralitharan grabs limelight with brilliant nine wicket burst

Jan 4, 2002: An extraordinary power struggle between the national selectors and the Sri Lankan team may have dominated the build-up to the second Janashakthi National Test against Zimbabwe at Kandy but local hero Muttiah Muralitharan soon grabbed the limelight

Charlie Austin

Muralitharan's world record attempt - wicket by wicket

Jan 4, 2002: Muttiah Muralitharan finished the first day of the second Janashakthi National Test with nine wickets, agonisingly short of a world record, with Jim Laker's best ever Test bowling of 10/53 well within his sights

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