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Tillakaratne Dilshan's unbeaten 161 off 146 set up Sri Lanka's 92-run win over Bangladesh in Melbourne
Tillakaratne Dilshan's unbeaten 161 off 146 set up Sri Lanka's 92-run win over Bangladesh in Melbourne © Getty Images


    'No one gives us a chance in any tournament'

Mahela Jayawardene on Sri Lanka's slow start, and their batsmen's struggles

    Drop-in pitches will nullify home advantage

Michael Bevan: Portable pitches in Australia tend to be benign, which will help subcontinent teams acclimatise quicker

    'Do you want to press charges against a Mr Jeff Thomson?'

The day Sri Lanka were bruised and broken by the Aussie tearaway in a World Cup game. By Ashley Mallett

The grizzled vet and the cocky kid

At 34, Thilan Samaraweera was desperate to add a World Cup appearance to his CV. He got his wish, and played in a final as well

Wonder year

2014 in review: Scarcely believable Test wins, a world title, and a captain who turned into an assured leader - Sri Lanka's 2014 was seriously good

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The last of Sanga

Janaka Malwatta: Kumar Sangakkara has maintained excellent standards over a glittering career; a World Cup trophy would be a fitting send-off

A maverick with maturity

Janaka Malwatta: Tillakaratne Dilshan, one the few '90s era cricketers still around, is an entertainer who never backs down from a challenge

Sri Lanka need to trust their own

Janaka Malwatta: There's still a tendency to look overseas when it comes to picking the coach. Are there grounds for this?


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Sri Lanka team manager Michael de Zoysa isn't worried about the team playing their third match in eight days

Tillakaratne Dilshan rejoices after dismissing Mortaza
Mashrafe Mortaza is stumped by Kumar Sangakkara
Rangana Herath holds on to Mahmudullah's catch
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Suranga Lakmal is disappointed after Tillakaratne Dilshan put down Anamul Haque
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Angelo Mathews is delighted after removing Soumya Sarkar
Kumar Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan shared an unbroken 210-run partnership
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