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42mThe Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Shaky Sri Lanka brace for tougher test

While India will rely on Cheteshwar Pujara in the absence of their first-choice openers, much of Sri Lanka's fortunes will depend on Kusal Mendis and stand-in captain Rangana Herath

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Three questions for Sri Lanka (3:20)
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17hAndrew Fidel Fernando

Can Mathews arrest batting slump?

The latter half of Angelo Mathews' captaincy wore his batting down. As Sri Lanka prepare to face the top-ranked side in the world, they need Mathews the batsman to let the weight fall and rediscover his old freedom

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20hSidharth Monga in Galle

Making fingerspin great again

Over the last six years, Rangana Herath and R Ashwin have racked up astounding - and astoundingly similar - numbers while reviving the art of fingerspin. On Wednesday, they will cross paths again at a venue that holds a special place in both their hearts

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Rangana Herath: Sri Lanka's trump card (2:06)
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Gambhir: India should play three spinners (3:15)
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Fernando: SL looking for Herath's long-term replacement (1:18)
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2dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Dhananjaya, Pradeep return to Sri Lanka's Test squad

Batting allrounder Dhananjaya de Silva, uncapped left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara, and seamer Nuwan Pradeep returned to Sri Lanka's squad for the first Test against India, in Galle

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3dThe Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

India batsmen tune up for Galle with runs

India declared their innings at nine batsmen down for 312, despite the match being a two-dayer. Thereafter, they also declined the opportunity to take the field again.

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4dThe Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Kuldeep, Jadeja rip through SL Board President's XI

Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav scythed through Sri Lanka Board President's batting to bowl them out for 187, before India finished the first warm-up day at 135 for 3

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Quick Facts - The rise and rise of Herath (0:57)
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Arnold: Zimbabwe were tactically superior to Sri Lanka (6:06)
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7dESPNcricinfo staff

The strangest match awards

Rangana Herath was just named Man of the Series for a one-match series, but that's not the strangest match award that's been handed out

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When underdogs came painfully close

In the wake of Zimbabwe's defeat to Sri Lanka, after being in control for the best part of five days, we look at other instances where underdogs have fumbled positions of strength

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