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Sri Lanka's captain and leading Test run scorer
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Sri Lanka in England 2011

'Mindset is the most important preparation'

May 25, 2011: Sri Lanka's middle-order superstar on the challenge awaiting him on his fourth Test tour of England

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Happy the win overshadowed my milestone

Jan 2, 2011: After what we achieved in Durban, anything is possible for us. That's how you progress as a team: you set yourself little goals and try and achieve that

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'We've got our World Cup squad more or less in place'

Aug 13, 2010: There were a lot of positives from the Test series; now the focus shifts to the tri-series, and a lot of emphasis will be on the big one, six months away

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India not as aggressive as a No.1 team should be

Aug 1, 2010: It was disappointing to note that India did not go for an early declaration to make a game of the second Test. However, the third Test should produce a result on a livelier wicket

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Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC

We need to keep Harbhajan under control

Jul 25, 2010: If we can keep India's No. 1 bowler quiet, we will probably have won half the battle

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The bat will dominate

Jul 17, 2010: For India it will be time to avenge the loss of 2008. For Sri Lanka, a test of how they fare without Murali and other recent retirees

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Sanath makes batting easy

Dec 26, 2009: In ODIs and Tests alike, Jayasuriya deflated bowling attacks, taking pressure off his team-mates

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Pressure on top

Sep 8, 2009: The experienced batsmen need to stand up and be counted if Sri Lanka are to get out of their one-day rut

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Time to set the record straight

Aug 17, 2009: The last time New Zealand visited Sri Lanka, both Tests were drawn. This is an opportunity to learn from that experience and put things right

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Tough calls pay off

Jul 27, 2009: Dropping Vaas, having Dilshan keep - not all the decisions Sri Lanka made against Pakistan were universally acclaimed, but they worked in the end

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    'I felt as captain I had certain responsibilities to change the culture'

Mahela Jayawardene talks about reforming Sri Lankan cricket, and the challenges of handling big-name players

CPL games a chance to revive cricket in Lauderhill

The venue has a chance this weekend to show that the facility built for cricket has not been entirely lost to soccer

Pakistani summers

Peter Oborne recalls England-Pakistan series from the past
The Cricket Monthly July issue

    Starting trouble in Sri Lanka

Numbers Game: Since 2012, the average opening stand in Tests in Sri Lanka is 25.82, the lowest among the top countries

The hinterland of 40

Jon Hotten: At Lord's we saw three in-between scores of the sort that are as likely to annoy the selectors as excite them

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Loose West Indies succumb to Ashwin's wiles

One after another, the hosts' batsmen attempted questionable flicks and drives in their second innings, disregarding the drift and dip the offspinner was generating

Fresh Sabina track to refresh West Indies?

The likes of Alzarri Joseph and Miguel Cummins could narrow the gap between the two sides in Jamaica, on what looks set to be a green pitch

Ashwin emulates Botham with ton and seven-for

Stats highlights from the fourth day's play in Antigua where Ashwin's maiden five-wicket haul outside Asia bowled India to an innings victory

Four double-tons in a day, and a Eddie Redmayne lookalike

Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"

Shami bounces back with new weapon

Returning to Test cricket after a long layoff, Mohammed Shami ran up with noticeably shorter strides and dismantled West Indies' top order with pace and bounce

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