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Harbhajan hits out at lifeless SSC pitch

Aug 6, 2010: Harbhajan Singh has hit out at the benign nature of pitched laid out for the second Test between India and Sri Lanka at the SSC

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Curator defends SSC pitch for second Test

Jul 31, 2010: Anurudda Polonowita, Sri Lanka's national curator, has defended the pitch at the SSC, blaming the weak bowling line-ups for a dull draw

Sidharth Monga in Colombo

Sri Lanka v India

Malinga on track for third Test

Jul 30, 2010: India and Sri Lanka look set to welcome back injured troops for the final Test of the series

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day

Dhoni impressed with seamers on placid track

Jul 30, 2010: MS Dhoni has defended his bowling unit, which is yet to bowl a side out on tour, including the Board President's XI in a tour game

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day

Flat tracks make for pointless cricket

Jul 30, 2010: Only one result was ever going to be possible on an SSC pitch that was a batting paradise

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day

2-0 series win not enough for SL to become No. 1

Jul 30, 2010: Sri Lanka won't be able to displace India from the No. 1 position in the Test rankings in this series

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day

The Yuvraj conundrum

Jul 30, 2010: Plays of the Day for the final day of the second Test at the SSC

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day

Teams play out high-scoring draw

Jul 30, 2010: The second Test laboured towards its predictable end but not without India scoring some brownie points

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Talya

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

The respect you get as a Test player is different - Raina

Jul 29, 2010: Suresh Raina fulfills his brother's wish, talks of the satisfaction of finally experiencing Test cricket and emulating his hero Rahul Dravid

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

Tendulkar braves demanding conditions and delivers

Jul 29, 2010: After leading India to safety with his fifth double-century, Sachin Tendulkar spoke about how demanding it was to bat for so long after fielding for two days

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

Bayliss praises bowlers' effort on dead pitch

Jul 29, 2010: Trevor Bayliss has praised his bowlers for their consistency and discipline on a flat SSC pitch after they captured five wickets to reduce India to 669 for 9

Sa'adi Thawfeeq at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

Tendulkar stars with fifth double-century

Jul 29, 2010:

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

Taking away the Don's records

Jul 29, 2010: Plays of the Day from the fourth day of the SSC Test between Sri Lanka and India

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

Raina's convincing first step

Jul 29, 2010: Suresh Raina's century on Test debut was hard earned and richly deserved, but tougher tests await for India's most promising emerging batsman

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

India ahead as run-fest continues

Jul 29, 2010: Normal services resumed on the fourth day with the bat dominating on a placid pitch, after the Sri Lankan spinners had injected some life in the Test on the third

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Talya

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 3rd day

Randiv revels in maiden wicket

Jul 28, 2010: Test debutant Suraj Randiv was ecstatic after getting his first wicket, that of Virender Sehwag, with a doosra

Sa'adi Thawfeeq at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 3rd day

Carefree Sehwag unconcerned by missed ton

Jul 28, 2010: Sehwag had shown remarkable patience and application in giving India a superb start, but threw it away when he tried to go from 99 to 105

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 3rd day

Different strokes, similar result

Jul 28, 2010: Virender Sehwag's innings are exhilarating while Sachin Tendulkar's batting is more calculated. Both of them played their part to lead India's fightback

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 3rd day

Tendulkar revives India with ton

Jul 28, 2010:

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC, 3rd day

Tendulkar and Raina keep India afloat

Jul 28, 2010: Sachin Tendulkar led India's attempt to stay alive in the series on an attritional day at the SSC

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Talya
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