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Kumar Sangakkara made a brisk 72 as Sri Lanka declared after setting South Africa a target of 369
Kumar Sangakkara made a brisk 72 as Sri Lanka declared after setting South Africa a target of 369 © 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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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".

Kithuruwan Vithanage tumbles to his right to catch Alviro Petersen at silly point
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Umpires Nigel Llong and Richard Kettleborough check the light
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Angelo Mathews plays a pull
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The whole outfield was covered after rain during the lunch break
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Kumar Sangakkara was fluent in the second innings
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Rangana Herath bowled 45 overs and took four wickets
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 24-28
Sri Lanka 421 & 229/8d South Africa 282 & 55/2
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)
Glamorgan v Sri Lanka A at Cardiff
Aug 3, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
NZ A v Sri Lanka A at Taunton
Aug 5, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
1st Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle
Aug 6-10, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A at Taunton
Aug 6, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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