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Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2012-13

Jun 1, 2013: A review of the first Test, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2012-13

Sa'adi Tawfeeq

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Batting ineptitude sinks New Zealand

Nov 19, 2012: New Zealand crumbled against the spin of Rangana Herath on the third day, but they had been damaged by seam too

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Sri Lanka's working-class hero

Nov 19, 2012: Rangana Herath's talent is no where near Muttiah Muralitharan's genius, but his control and dependability has made him integral to Sri Lanka's Test attack

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Jayawardene hails team for 'winning tough moments'

Nov 19, 2012: On the second day, Sri Lanka were 50 for 5 in response to New Zealand's 221. Before the third day was done, the Test was finished, and the hosts had won

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Galle

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Fancy gloves and unusual stumpings

Nov 19, 2012: Plays of the Day from the third day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Galle

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Herath delivers crushing win for Sri Lanka

Nov 19, 2012: New Zealand slumped to a fifth straight Test defeat in conditions far less lethal than their scoreline suggested

The Report by Siddhartha Talya

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Seamers caught us by surprise - Ford

Nov 18, 2012: Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford has said the swing New Zealand's seam bowlers generated caught Sri Lanka by surprise on the second morning in Galle

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Swing it like Southee

Nov 18, 2012: Tim Southee provided an exhibition of high-quality swing bowling during the first hour, and he's still learning

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Six and out for McCullum, again

Nov 18, 2012: Plays of the Day from the second day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Galle

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Dead heat after hard-fought day

Nov 18, 2012: The seesaw battle on the second day ensured the series lead would be decided by what is effectively a one-innings shootout

The Report by George Binoy

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 1st day

We needed to bat more positively - McCullum

Nov 17, 2012: Brendon McCullum believed an early burst of wickets and tight bowling in the afternoon session from Sri Lanka's spinners cornered the visitors into reticence

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 1st day

Patience pays off for Sri Lanka's bowlers

Nov 17, 2012: On a day of old-school Test cricket, Sri Lanka's bowlers plugged away, focusing on the basics and earned rich rewards

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 1st day

The almost-new ball, and Taylor's tactlessness

Nov 17, 2012: Plays of the Day from the first day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Galle

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 1st day

Herath five-for gives Sri Lanka control

Nov 17, 2012: Under sunny skies on a track good for batting, New Zealand failed to take advantage after winning the toss, allowing a disciplined Sri Lankan attack to first make inroads through pace before capitulating to Herath's left-arm spin

The Report by Siddhartha Talya

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle

Aggressive batting recipe to win - Taylor

Nov 16, 2012: New Zealand captain Ross Taylor believes attacking Sri Lanka's spinners will give his side a good chance of winning the Test series

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle

Dilshan misses out, Dimuth Karunaratne to debut

Nov 16, 2012: Tillakaratne Dilshan will miss the first Test against New Zealand due a back niggle and, in his place, 24-year-old Dimuth Karunaratne will debut

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle

Conditions key as New Zealand look to surprise Sri Lanka

Nov 16, 2012: ESPNcricinfo previews the first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Galle

The Preview by Andrew Fernando

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Another Herath show in Galle

Nov 15, 2012: Stats highlights from day three of the first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Galle

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan
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