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England in Sri Lanka 2012

Flower keen to pass on lessons

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.

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

Swann over was decisive - Jayawardene

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

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

England level series to stay No.1

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

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

Dilshan fined for excessive appealing

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

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

Hard work ahead - Ford

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.