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No. 48

Mendis arrives

Nov 8, 2009: The man who made every ball compelling

Sidharth Monga

Twist of faith

Sep 8, 2008: S Badrinath has withstood the slings and arrows of fortune, and added to his game without shaking its base

Nagraj Gollapudi

Mahi hews a new road

Sep 5, 2008: How Dhoni changed his game to become the world's top ODI batsman again

Sidharth Monga

Bad times for Dravid and Kallis, and England's new No. 3

Sep 5, 2008: Kallis and Dravid have been the mainstays of their batting orders for a while now, but 2008 has been a particularly bad year for both

S Rajesh

An August assembly

Sep 1, 2008: Three fine innings, two fast bowlers on the comeback trail, one marauder par excellence, and more

Sidharth Monga

Call correct, call the shots

Aug 29, 2008: At some venues hosting day-night ODIs, just winning the toss might be enough

S Rajesh

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, 4th ODI, Colombo

Dhoni binds a winning ODI package

Aug 27, 2008: From the barrage of questions faced before this series to now, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his bunch of upstarts can sit back and smile

Jamie Alter in Colombo

The carrom-ball

Giving 'em the finger

Aug 26, 2008: The newest addition to cricket's lexicon is derived from a non-contact sport

ESPNcricinfo staff

India in Sri Lanka 2008

An unexpected pace revival

Aug 25, 2008: Zaheer Khan, Praveen Kumar and Munaf Patel have been the most inspiring aspect of India's current campaign

Jamie Alter in Colombo

Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo

Sri Lanka in need of a batting revamp

Aug 25, 2008: Sri Lanka's batting woes start from the top and that has troubled them for over a year

Jamie Alter in Colombo

Celebrating struggle

Aug 22, 2008: There is extra satisfaction in playing a scratchy knock, in concentrating harder than usual, in pulling yourself back into form

Kumar Sangakkara

Spin kills

Aug 22, 2008: Never before Mendis has a spinner dominated Indian batsmen so comprehensively and collectively

Mukul Kesavan

Livewire in a graveyard

Aug 22, 2008: Surrounded by the subcontinental deathbeds, Dambulla has been the best ODI venue for bowlers

S Rajesh

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd ODI, Dambulla

Zaheer back in full swing

Aug 20, 2008: A mesmeric burst of 3-1-4-3 from Zaheer Khan, combining pace, accuracy and movement, unstitched Sri Lanka and sealed the fate of this match

Jamie Alter in Dambulla

Stumps for Sourav

Aug 20, 2008: For the Indian middle order, it has become a matter of survival, and Ganguly is the most vulnerable

Peter Roebuck

Sri Lanka v India, 1st ODI, Dambulla

Problems and opportunities for both teams

Aug 17, 2008: On the eve of the five-match bilateral series, Sri Lanka and India both have problems to solve

Jamie Alter in Dambulla

Sri Lanka v India, 1st ODI, Dambulla

Middle order needs to fire for SL

Aug 17, 2008: Jayasuriya's return, after a terrific Indian Premier League and his Asia Cup final century, makes a massive difference to Sri Lanka, as he is the only real power player they have

Jamie Alter in Dambulla

India's middle-order blues

Aug 15, 2008: How Murali and Mendis brought about one of the worst batting displays by the Indian middle order in the last 40 years

S Rajesh

Life in the past lane

Aug 14, 2008: India's decline is reflected in the stats of the big four batsmen. The team desperately needs new batting talent, but already they may have left it too late

Dileep Premachandran
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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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