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Sri Lanka vs Australia: Jeffrey Vandersay named in hosts' 18-man squad for Test series
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Sri Lanka vs Australia: Jeffrey Vandersay named in hosts' 18-man squad for Test series

The Australian tour of the island began earlier this month with three T20 matches, a series the tourists won 2-1.

India vs Sri Lanka: Ashwin, Bumrah too strong for Lankans as Rohit and Co seal Test series with thumping win
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India vs Sri Lanka: Ashwin, Bumrah too strong for Lankans as Rohit and Co seal Test series with thumping win

Resuming at 28 for one in pursuit of an improbable 447-run target, the Sri Lankan batters, led by skipper Dimuth Karunaratne (107), resisted the Indian attack for some time before folding for 208 in the post-tea session.

'Good start to life under Rohit Sharma's captaincy': Twitter lauds India's 2-0 series win over Sri Lanka
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'Good start to life under Rohit Sharma's captaincy': Twitter lauds India's 2-0 series win over Sri Lanka

After a disappointing Test series loss in South Africa, India came back roaring and dismantled Sri Lanka totally to win the series 2-0 at home. Here's how Twitter reacted to India's win.

Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Bengaluru, Full cricket score: Ashwin picks four as IND wrap up series with big win
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Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Bengaluru, Full cricket score: Ashwin picks four as IND wrap up series with big win

India vs Sri Lanka Live Score, 2nd Test at Bengaluru: India complete a series sweep of 2-0 against Sri Lanka with a commendable win by 238 runs in this day-night Test. This Test, too ends in three days. It was a top, all-round performance from India in this series. Vishwa Fernando is the last to depart as he is caught by Shami at mid-off.

India vs Sri Lanka: Pant lights up Bengaluru Test with record-breaking fifty, leaves visitors with mountain to climb
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India vs Sri Lanka: Pant lights up Bengaluru Test with record-breaking fifty, leaves visitors with mountain to climb

Pant's 31-ball 50 and Iyer's 67-run knock after useful contribution from top-order batters meant that India set Sri Lanka a mammoth 447-run target after declaring their second innings at 303 for nine.

Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Bengaluru, Full cricket score: SL 28/1 at stumps on Day 2; IND need 9 wickets to win
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Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Bengaluru, Full cricket score: SL 28/1 at stumps on Day 2; IND need 9 wickets to win

India vs Sri Lanka Live Score, 2nd Test at Bengaluru: Axar Patel is the last to depart as Embuldeniya claims his third wicket. Ninth wicket down, but the biggest news is that India have declared at 303/9. Sri Lanka's target will be 447 when they come out to bat in a short while.

Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Bengaluru, Full cricket score: SL post 86/6 at stumps on Day 1
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Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Bengaluru, Full cricket score: SL post 86/6 at stumps on Day 1

India vs Sri Lanka Live Score, 2nd Test at Bengaluru: So India have been bowled out for 252. Had it not been for the assault by Shreyas Iyer (92), the hosts' total could have been much worse. Embuldeniya and Jayawickrama with three wickets each. And that will be dinner break. Do join us in a few minutes for the final session of play today, a complete session under lights. Now that should be fascinating.

India look to maintain pink-ball dominance at home as listless Sri Lanka eye batting turnaround
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India look to maintain pink-ball dominance at home as listless Sri Lanka eye batting turnaround

With confidence on India's side, spin fire-power in their arsenal and formidable record in Pink-Ball Tests at home, Sri Lanka's first-ever Test win on Indian soil still looks like a distant dream.

India vs Sri Lanka: 'Rockstar' Ravindra Jadeja puts hosts in driver's seat on Day 2 of first Test
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India vs Sri Lanka: 'Rockstar' Ravindra Jadeja puts hosts in driver's seat on Day 2 of first Test

Jadeja's career-best knock, his second ton in Test cricket, came less than 24 hours after the cricket world tried to come to terms with Warne's tragic end.

India vs Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne says Kusal Mendis still not fit, Niroshan Dickwella back for first Test
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India vs Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne says Kusal Mendis still not fit, Niroshan Dickwella back for first Test

Both Dickwella and Mendis were banned for a year for breaching bio-bubble protocols during Sri Lanka's tour of England last year.

Without the old guard, Rohit-Dravid look to hit refresh button and earn crucial WTC points
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Without the old guard, Rohit-Dravid look to hit refresh button and earn crucial WTC points

As India start off a new journey under Rohit Sharma in the Sri Lanka series, the microscopic focus will be on the middle order. In the absence of Pujara and Rahane, the onus will fall on the relatively less experienced guys to step up and stake a claim.

India vs Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella drafted in for two T20Is; Theekshana returns home
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India vs Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella drafted in for two T20Is; Theekshana returns home

Meanwhile, the 18-member Sri Lanka Test squad, led by star batter Dimuth Karunaratne, reached in Dharamsala on Friday for the two-match series against India starting 4 March in Mohali.

R Ashwin among four nominees for ICC Test Cricketer of the year award
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R Ashwin among four nominees for ICC Test Cricketer of the year award

The 35-year-old from Chennai snapped 52 wickets from eight Tests at an average of 16.23 and also contributed 337 runs with the bat at 28.08 with one century in the last one year.

Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Hosts claw back in 2nd Test as Mendis sparks Windies collapse
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Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Hosts claw back in 2nd Test as Mendis sparks Windies collapse

Mendis ran through the tourists' middle order, ending with figures of 6-70 as the West Indies were all out for 253 after tea -- a lead of 49.

Highlights, Sri Lanka vs West Indies 2nd Test, Day 2 at Galle, Full cricket score: Windies trail by 135 runs
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Highlights, Sri Lanka vs West Indies 2nd Test, Day 2 at Galle, Full cricket score: Windies trail by 135 runs

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Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Nissanka fifty gets hosts off to strong start on rain-hit Day 1
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Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Nissanka fifty gets hosts off to strong start on rain-hit Day 1

Nissanka, who completed his third test half century, and captain Dimuth Karunaratne shared 106 runs for the first wicket.

LIVE Cricket Score, Sri Lanka vs West Indies 1st Test Day 4 at Galle
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LIVE Cricket Score, Sri Lanka vs West Indies 1st Test Day 4 at Galle

Catch the live score and updates from Day 4 of the first Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies

Highlights, Sri Lanka vs West Indies 1st Test Day 2 at Galle, Full cricket score: WI trail by 273 runs
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Highlights, Sri Lanka vs West Indies 1st Test Day 2 at Galle, Full cricket score: WI trail by 273 runs

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Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Karunaratne's ton gives hosts upper hand on Day 1 but Windies' Solozano taken to hospital
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Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Karunaratne's ton gives hosts upper hand on Day 1 but Windies' Solozano taken to hospital

Dimuth Karunaratne batted through the day after winning the toss on a slow surface, making a 139-run stand for the first wicket with Pathum Nissanka.

Highlights, Sri Lanka vs West Indies 1st Test at Galle, Full cricket score: SL post 267/3 at stumps
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Highlights, Sri Lanka vs West Indies 1st Test at Galle, Full cricket score: SL post 267/3 at stumps

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