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Sri Lanka v Bangladesh 2007

Mar 18, 2008: Match reports from Sri Lanka v Bangladesh 2007

Charlie Austin

The Friday Column

Murali and the Bangladesh factor

Jul 13, 2007: Muttiah Muralitharan got another bagful against Bangladesh, but over the last seven years he's had success against all teams

S Rajesh

The Friday Column

Bangladesh botch up their Test act again

Jun 29, 2007: Bangladesh have developed into a competitive ODI unit - especially in favourable conditions - but in Tests they continue to flounder

S Rajesh

Lasith Malinga on slinging and not sledging

'I like teasing batsmen'

Jun 28, 2007: Sri Lanka's pace spearhead talks to Cricinfo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo, 4th day

'Our bowlers created the opportunities' - Jayawardene

Jun 28, 2007: Mahela Jayawardene described his team's thumping innings and 234-run victory over Bangladesh in the first Test as a brilliant effort under tough conditions

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo, 4th day

An end has a start

Jun 28, 2007: After such a brave fight on day three, Bangladesh's demise on the fourth morning was both spectacular and sad, writes Charlie Austin

Charlie Austin

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo, 4th day

Murali and Malinga wrap up innings win

Jun 28, 2007: Srl Lanka took the last five Bangladesh wickets in just 30 minutes on the fourth morning to sweep to victory by an innings and 234 runs

The Bulletin by Sriram Veera

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo, 3rd day

Penney rues dropped catches

Jun 27, 2007: Stand-in coach Trevor Penney said that there there are no excuses for dropping so many catches

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo, 3rd day

Bangladesh resistance delays the inevitable

Jun 27, 2007: The hope Bangladesh held out early was however frittered away towards the end

The Bulletin by Sriram Veera

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo, 2nd day

'I have been waiting for this moment' - Vaas

Jun 26, 2007: Chaminda Vaas and Prasanna Jayawardene figured in a 223-run partnership which was a seventh wicket record for Sri Lanka against all countries

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Ton-heavy Sri Lanka eye crushing win

Jun 26, 2007: Sri Lanka ground down the visitors in humid conditions, with 125 runs coming in the first session, 107 in the second and 118 in the third as the lead swelled to 488

The Bulletin by Sriram Veera

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo, 1st day

Hard work paid off, says Vandort

Jun 25, 2007: Michael Vandort played his last Test over a year ago and it could have stayed that way had Upul Tharanga not broken a bone in his foot in the build-up to the first Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

Michael Vandort refuses to take no for an answer

Back with a vengeance

Jun 25, 2007: It was the naked hunger and opportunism of Vandort that was the most compelling story of the day

Charlie Austin

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo, 1st day

Murali mesmerises Bangladesh again

Jun 25, 2007: Muttiah Muralitharan has now taken 55 wickets in 13 innings against Bangladesh. He averages 11.65 against them and has a strike-rate of just under 27

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo

Sri Lanka to provide no respite for Bangladesh

Jun 24, 2007: Bangladesh can expect no respite from a charged up Sri Lanka team when they confront them in a series of three Tests starting tomorrow at the SSC grounds

The Preview by Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Colombo
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