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India in Sri Lanka 2008

'India were caught napping on Mendis' - Wadekar

Sep 10, 2008: Ajit Wadekar, the former India captain, said the team was not prepared to face Ajantha Mendis in the recently concluded Test series, which they lost 2-1

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Indian cricket

BCCI reprimands Kirsten for captaincy comments

Sep 4, 2008: The BCCI has reprimanded Gary Kirsten for his comments to the media, in which he stated Mahendra Singh Dhoni was ready for Test captaincy

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Indian cricket

Dhoni ready for Test captaincy - Kirsten

Sep 2, 2008: Gary Kirsten, the India coach, has said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is "ready" to captain India in all forms of the game

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India in Sri Lanka 2008

Indians gave up easily under pressure - Jayawardene

Sep 1, 2008: Mahela Jayawardene, the Sri Lankan captain, felt his side handled the pressure situations better, saying the Indians at times gave up a little too easily

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Sri Lanka in India 2008

Dhoni's return made the difference - Vengsarkar

Aug 30, 2008: Dilip Vengsarkar, India's chairman of selectors, has praised captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his role in the 3-2 series win in the one-dayers in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka v India, 5th ODI, Colombo

Triumphant Dhoni stresses on team effort

Aug 29, 2008: Mahendra Singh Dhoni readily paid tribute to his young bunch of hopefuls, who came to Sri Lanka under criticism for their defeat in the Asia Cup final

Jamie Alter in Colombo

India in Sri Lanka 2008

Thushara, Kulasekara emerge as the bright spots for Sri Lanka

Aug 29, 2008: With Murali and Vaas having an off-key series, both allrounders have taken the opportunity to impress

Jamie Alter in Colombo

Sri Lanka v India, 5th ODI, Colombo

Bowlers power Sri Lanka to consolation win

Aug 29, 2008: Sri Lanka's opening bowlers ensured their side maintained its record of not losing four consecutive ODIs at home as they beat India in the final ODI in Colombo

The Bulletin by Nishi Narayanan

Sri Lanka v India, 5th ODI, Colombo

This isn't a time to give up, says Jayawardene

Aug 28, 2008: Sri Lanka played good cricket in the Tests but have been woeful in the one-dayers

Jamie Alter in Colombo

Vaas reaches 400 ODI wickets

Sri Lanka's untiring workhorse

Aug 28, 2008: By dismissing Yuvraj Singh in the fourth ODI against India in Colombo, Chaminda Vaas became the fourth bowler to take 400 ODI scalps

Mathew Varghese

Sri Lanka v India, 5th ODI, Colombo

Sri Lanka look to revive batting form

Aug 28, 2008: Sri Lanka have lost two out of their last three series at home - against Pakistan and England - and beaten only Bangladesh so they will hope their batsmen fire them to a consolation victory

The Preview by George Binoy

Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo

I worked hard with my limited ability - Vaas

Aug 28, 2008: Chaminda Vaas, who became the fourth bowler to reach 400 one-day wickets when he had Yuvraj Singh caught for a duck in the fourth ODI in Colombo, has said he thoroughly enjoyed playing cricket through his career and had no regrets whatsoever

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Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo

Jayawardene blames inconsistent batsmen

Aug 27, 2008: Mahela Jayawardene, the Sri Lankan captain, blamed inconsistent batting for his side's defeat in the ODI series against India

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Colombo

Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo

IPL success worked wonders for Raina

Aug 27, 2008: Suresh Raina credited his success in the Indian Premier League as crucial to his second coming at this level

Jamie Alter in Colombo

Plays of the day

Sweeping success

Aug 27, 2008: Plays of the day for Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo, August 27, 2008

Jamie Alter in Colombo

Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo

India seal maiden series triumph in Sri Lanka

Aug 27, 2008: India made the most of the toss, a vicious turner in the second innings and Sri Lanka's feeble batting to record their first bilateral one-day series triumph on the island

The Bulletin by Siddarth Ravindran

Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo

Rain forces match into reserve day

Aug 26, 2008: A seasonal Colombo drizzle forced the fourth one-day international between Sri Lanka and India at the Premadasa into the reserve day

Jamie Alter in Colombo

Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo

Pressure on Sri Lanka to stay afloat

Aug 25, 2008: Sri Lanka have their backs to the wall and need to win the next two matches to ensure they avoid consecutive ODI series losses at home

The Preview by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Playing the lead to perfection

Aug 24, 2008: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has adapted his game superbly, and it showed during a bristling 76 that helped leave India one win away from their first ODI series triumph in Sri Lanka

Jamie Alter in Colombo

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Seamers and Dhoni script 33-run win

Aug 24, 2008: Mahendra Singh Dhoni's half-century laid the platform for Zaheer Khan and Praveen Kumar to deliver incisive blows as India, after a walloping in the first one-dayer, took a 2-1 lead in the series

The Bulletin by Kanishkaa Balachandran
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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 29, 2008
Sri Lanka won by 112 runs (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 27, 2008
India won by 46 runs
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2008
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 24, 2008
India won by 33 runs
Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla - Aug 20, 2008
India won by 3 wickets (with 62 balls remaining)
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