West Indies v Sri Lanka 2007-08

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Silver linings

Apr 10, 2008: The result in Trinidad aside, there's plenty of good that can be taken from the West Indies Test series

Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lanka in West Indies 2007-08

Splendid Sarwan turns it around

Apr 8, 2008: Stats highlights from the two-Test series between West Indies and Sri Lanka

S Rajesh

West Indies captain docked 70% of match fee

Gayle rapped for slow over-rate

Apr 7, 2008: Chris Gayle, the West Indies captain, has been docked 70% of his match fee after his side failed to meet the minimum over-rate requirements during the second Test against Sri Lanka in Trinidad

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad, 4th day

Jayawardene blames top order for defeat

Apr 7, 2008: Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka's captain, has put the blame on his side's top order for their six-wicket loss to West Indies in the second Test in Trinidad

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad, 4th day

Sarwan pleased with strong return

Apr 7, 2008: Sarwan said the months spent outside the team had given him time to think of what he needed to do

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad, 4th day

Sarwan ton helps West Indies square series

Apr 6, 2008: An innings of exemplary application from Ramnaresh Sarwan and his partnership of 157 with Shivnarine Chanderpaul helped West Indies level the series

The Bulletin by George Binoy

West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad, 3rd day

West Indies' attack lacked variety

Apr 6, 2008: If there are two specialist spinners in a 15-man squad with a pitch like the Oval, someone offering variety should be allowed to absorb some overs and take some pressure off the faster men

Kern De Freitas

West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad, 3rd day

'New ball crucial' - Samaraweera

Apr 5, 2008: Thilan Samaraweera, whose century rescued Sri Lanka from a dicey 99 for 6, said the key to securing a win in the second Test at the Queen's Park Oval would be how they utilise the new ball

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West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad, 3rd day

Dyson chases greater consistency

Apr 5, 2008: The coach John Dyson has defended his bowlers after they let Sri Lanka off the hook in the second Test

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West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad, 3rd day

Samaraweera ton sets challenging target

Apr 5, 2008: Thilan Samaraweera's determined hundred brought the match back into balance as Sri Lanka set West Indies a target of 253

The Bulletin by George Binoy

West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad, 2nd day

Fan dies after taking ill during Test

Apr 5, 2008: The second day of the Trinidad Test between West Indies and Sri Lanka turned tragic for the Hosam family as West Indian supporter Michael Hosam, 66, died after being taken ill while watching the game

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West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad, 2nd day

'It's going to be like a one-innings match' - Jayawardene

Apr 4, 2008: Sri Lanka's captain Mahela Jayawardene was unhappy with his side's total but praised the bowlers for ensuring the honours were even after the second day

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West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad, 2nd day

Chattergoon overcomes debut nerves

Apr 4, 2008: Walking out with his captain settled Sewnarine Chattergoon as he began his Test career with a composed 46 against Sri Lanka

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West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad, 2nd day

West Indies fight hard for control

Apr 4, 2008: Sri Lanka and West Indies fought hard to try and gain the upper hand but the second day's play ended with neither team earning a decisive advantage

The Bulletin by George Binoy

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

Utter disregard for spin bowling

Apr 4, 2008: What does a specialist spinner have to do these days to get a fair chance in the West Indies side?

Fazeer Mohammed

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

Collymore provides right advice for Edwards

Apr 3, 2008: Corey Collymore was Fidel Edwards' secret weapon as he returned to the Test scene with three important wickets

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Dilshan and Silva spark recovery

Apr 3, 2008: The first day of the second Test began and ended in similar fashion, with West Indies bowling a poor line and length and the Sri Lankan batsmen, who finished on 217 for 5, scoring at a fast clip

The Bulletin by George Binoy
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Tour Results
West Indies v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet - Apr 15, 2008
No result
West Indies v Sri Lanka at Port of Spain - Apr 12, 2008
West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 27 balls remaining) (D/L method)
West Indies v Sri Lanka at Port of Spain - Apr 10, 2008
West Indies won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
West Indies v Sri Lanka at Port of Spain - Apr 3-6, 2008
West Indies won by 6 wickets
W. Indies A v Sri Lankans at Scarborough - Mar 29-31, 2008
Match cancelled without a ball bowled
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