Match Day

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Sri Lanka grind on remoselessly in Galle

In what appeared to be an attempt to break the spirit of the foot-sore WestIndians, Sri Lanka's batsmen ground on remorselessly on the fourth day of theGalle Test, to set-up an opportunity for their spinners to press for victoryon the final day

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Scholarly century from Sangakkara puts pressure on tourists

Both teams retain realistic chances of victory in the first Test between SriLanka and West Indies at Galle, but the pendulum swung towards the home teamafter their batsmen carried on the fight-back started by MuttiahMuralitharan on Wednesday

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Muralitharan leads Sri Lankan fightback on day two

A dramatic West Indies batting collapse inspired by spin wizard MuttiahMuralitharan pulled Sri Lanka back into the first Test in Galle onWednesday, to leave the match evenly poised after the second day

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Lara marks Test return with dazzling ton

West Indian preparations may well have been bedeviled by poor weather andinjuries, but that did not hinder the performance of star batsmen BrianLara, who announced his return to Test cricket with a brilliant hundred onthe opening day of this