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Shane Shillingford reported for suspect action

Nov 20, 2010: Shane Shillingford, the West Indies offspinner, has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action following the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle

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Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

We had a winning mindset - Sammy

Nov 19, 2010: Darren Sammy, West Indies' new captain, was thrilled with the way his team dominated the first Test against Sri Lanka

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

Sangakkara not surprised by West Indies' performance

Nov 19, 2010: Kumar Sangakkara has said he was not surprised by the way in which West Indies dominated the drawn first Test in Galle but added the difference in bowling between the teams was an "eye-opener"

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

Paranavitana, Mahela ensure draw on final day

Nov 19, 2010: A lacklustre post-lunch performance from West Indies, and rain clouds that once again swooped over Galle in the afternoon, ensured that Sri Lanka held on for a draw in the first Test in Galle

The Bulletin Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

Gayle turns umpire

Nov 19, 2010: Plays of the day from the fifth day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Galle

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

Dilshan's good fortune, Samaraweera's bad luck

Nov 18, 2010: Plays of the day from the fourth day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Galle

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

Prasanna Jayawardene rues not avoiding follow-on

Nov 18, 2010: Prasanna Jayawardene has rued not being able to avoid the follow-on but said his team could finish on a positive note after the encouraging start provided by openers in the second innings

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

West Indies in the ascendancy - Gibson

Nov 18, 2010: West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has said his team is in the "ascendancy" in the first Test in Galle despite the Sri Lankan openers responding strongly after following on

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

Sri Lanka solid after following on

Nov 18, 2010: Sri Lanka's openers responded well after following-on in the first Test in Galle

The Bulletin by Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Jayawardene resists before rain ruins third day

Nov 17, 2010: A testing morning spell from the West Indies bowlers had the hosts struggling at 165 for three on the third day in Galle, before bad light, then rain, intervened to offer them some respite

Andrew Fernando at Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Gluttonous Gayle adapts to West Indies' needs

Nov 16, 2010: If the first day had been all about making an emphatic statement to Sri Lanka, the second was about restraint and maturity

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

'Scared Chris would get 400' - Mendis

Nov 16, 2010: Sri Lanka spinner Ajantha Mendis admitted that he was scared that West Indies opener Chris Gayle would get to Brian Lara's world record score of 400

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Onus on West Indies spinners - Nash

Nov 16, 2010: Brendan Nash, the West Indies vice-captain, said taking early wickets was the key to West Indies' push for a win against Sri Lanka

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Mathews' miracle cure, and Gayle gets a life

Nov 16, 2010: Plays of the day from the second day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Galle

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Gayle triple-century lights up Galle

Nov 16, 2010: Chris Gayle became the fourth batsman to make two Test triple-centuries to put West Indies on top in Galle

Andrew Fernando at Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 1st day

'I'd love to get to that 317' - Gayle

Nov 15, 2010: Chris Gayle wants to top his highest score of 317 in Tests

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 1st day

Gayle takes a siesta

Nov 15, 2010: Plays of the Day from the first day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Galle

Andrew Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 1st day

Explosive Gayle puts West Indies on top

Nov 15, 2010: An unsettled West Indies were expected to struggle against the formidable Sri Lanka, but Chris Gayle blasted an attractive double-century in Galle to leave the visitors in charge

Andrew Fernando at Galle

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle

Unsettled West Indies face tough task

Nov 14, 2010: ESPNcricinfo previews the first Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Galle

The Preview by Siddarth Ravindran

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle

Sangakkara confident of spin options

Nov 14, 2010: Captain Kumar Sangakkara has backed the trio of spinners named in Sri Lanka's squad for the first Test against West Indies starting on Monday at the Galle International Stadium, saying Sri Lankan spin is in good hands despite the retirement of Muttiah Mur

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