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Kumar Sangakkara scored a fighting 76 but couldn't prevent Sri Lanka's only third loss to South Africa at home
Kumar Sangakkara scored a fighting 76 but couldn't prevent Sri Lanka's only third loss to South Africa at home © AFP
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Stylist makes pragmatic exit

After bidding farewell to Tests in front of his home fans, Mahela Jayawardene will focus his energies on one final tilt at the 50-over World Cup

    Four Sri Lankan masters

Ramachandra Guha: From Mendis to Sangakkara, a look at a few iconic batsmen who shaped Sri Lanka's cricket

'Sangakkara has been consistent across the world'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Kumar Sangakkara's appetite for runs

    SL's seam attack, and Watling's rise

Numbers Game: Sri Lanka's seamers thrive at Headingley, while New Zealand's wicketkeeper keeps scoring runs

    Abbey Road photographs, and Yorkshire hospitality

Diary: Our correspondent takes in tea at Lord's, fish and chips at Headingley, and a heady Sri Lankan series win

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Blogs

A man of his people

Janaka Malwata: Mahela Jayawardene embodies artistry and steel in his batting, and warmth and humanity off the field

Let's hear it for cricket's capriciousness

Sankaran Krishna: The game's idiosyncrasies can lead to talking points, but they also add thrill to the outcome

Sri Lanka's triumph of attitude

Janaka Malwatta: They won in England by playing tough, bloody-minded cricket, refusing to take a backward step, on or off the pitch

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Angelo Mathews, the victorious Sri Lanka captain, responds to Michael Vaughan's claim that the side had "a glorified county attack".

Hashim Amla and Angelo Mathews at a charity event for the visually impaired
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Wayne Parnell spends time with kids at a charity event for the visually impaired
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Members of Sri Lanka's Visually Handicapped XI
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Dinesh Chandimal was bounced out again
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Mahela Jaywawardene could only add 10
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Kumar Sangakkara walks back disappointed
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Ireland v Sri Lanka A at Belfast - Jul 23
Sri Lanka A 52/1 (9/50 ov)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC)
Jul 24-28, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
Ireland v Sri Lanka A at Belfast
Jul 25, 2014 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
Ireland v Sri Lanka A at Coleraine
Jul 27, 2014 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 05:45 EDT | 04:45 CDT | 02:45 PDT)
Yorkshire v Sri Lanka A at Leeds
Jul 31, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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