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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

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

Rope for reviews

Aug 13, 2008: The system may have thrown up more questions than foreseen but it deserves a fair go

Sambit Bal
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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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