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Broad's injuries a concern - Flower

Apr 9, 2012: Andy Flower, the England team director, has said that Stuart Broad's recurring injury problems are a worry

Andrew McGlashan

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Mahela Jayawardene wants to find new captain

Apr 9, 2012: Mahela Jayawaradene has reiterated that his current role as Sri Lanka captain is a short-term job and he wants to find his successor as soon as possible

Andrew McGlashan

England in Sri Lanka 2012

Flower keen to pass on lessons

Apr 8, 2012: Andy Flower, the England team director, is keen to ensure lessons are learned on the team's recent overseas tours are not limited to the senior squad and get passed down the chain to younger players.

Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day

Lessons learned ahead of India tour - Strauss

Apr 7, 2012: Andrew Strauss said the most important aspect of England's win was that they emerged from a difficult period with important lessons learned

Andrew McGlashan in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day

Swann over was decisive - Jayawardene

Apr 7, 2012: Mahela Jayawardene was left to rue missing the opportunity for Sri Lanka's first Test series victory since 2009 and believes if they had survived Graeme Swann's last over on the fourth evening they would have saved the match

Andrew McGlashan in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day

England level series to stay No.1

Apr 7, 2012: Whatever doubts England might have had about chasing 94 to win the second Test at the end of a tormented Asian winter did not manifest themselves as they gambolled to victory

The Report by David Hopps

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Dilshan calls for mandatory Hot Spot

Apr 6, 2012: Tillakaratne Dilshan remains convinced he did not edge the delivery to which he was given out on the fourth day against England

Andrew McGlashan in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Dilshan fined for excessive appealing

Apr 6, 2012: Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 10% of his match fee for excessive appealing on the third day of the second Test against England at the P Sara Oval

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Swann strikes raise England's hopes of victory

Apr 6, 2012: Sri Lanka retain hopes of wriggling out of the second Test, 101 behind at lunch on the fourth day with eight wickets remaining

The Report by David Hopps

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day

Hard work ahead - Ford

Apr 5, 2012: Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford said they have a lot of hard work to do in the next two days of the second test after England built a first innings lead of 185 and put the pressure back on the home team.

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day

Pietersen warned for switch hit

Apr 5, 2012: Kevin Pietersen has been warned by the umpires in Colombo for his controversial switch hit shot and threatened with a five-run penalty for time wasting.

Andrew McGlashan in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Mathews to continue bowling in one-day cricket

Apr 5, 2012: Angelo Mathews is determined to play his role as an allrounder for Sri Lanka despite being sidelined by constant leg injuries

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day

Pietersen's dazzling ton puts England in command

Apr 5, 2012: Kevin Pietersen made 151 as England established a 185-run first-innings lead over Sri Lanka on day three of the second Test

The Report by David Hopps

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Swann hits out at 'witch hunt'

Apr 4, 2012: Graeme Swann has hit out at what he perceives is a "witch hunt" against Andrew Strauss following England's four Test defeats this year and the captain's poor return with the bat and backed him as the best captain in the game.

Andrew McGlashan in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Strauss and Cook back in the old routine

Apr 4, 2012: Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook put on a century stand as England made a strong start after dismissing Sri Lanka for 275

The Report by David Hopps

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

England edge attritional day - Finn

Apr 3, 2012: Steven Finn praised the hard work of England's bowlers after returning to the attack for the second Test against Sri Lanka

Andrew McGlashan in Colombo

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

Jayawardene century keeps England at bay

Apr 3, 2012: Mahela Jayawardene treated England to another gentle batting masterclass with a second successive Test century on the first day of the second Test

The Report by David Hopps

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo

Captains experience conflicting fortunes

Apr 2, 2012: ESPNcricinfo previews the second Test between Sri Lanka and England in Colombo

The Preview by David Hopps

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo

We'll try and win - Jayawardene

Apr 2, 2012: Mahela Jayawardene has insisted that Sri Lanka will shelve all notion of playing for a draw in the second Test against England at the P Sara Oval even though that is all they need to secure their first series victory since 2009.

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

England in Sri Lanka 2011-12

Panesar place under threat for second Test

Apr 1, 2012: Monty Panesar could find himself back on the sidelines as England try to balance their side in their attempt to level the series against Sri Lanka

Andrew McGlashan in Colombo
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