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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

Follow live scores and updates of Day 2 of the 2nd Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies

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.

Lasith Embuldeniya, Ramesh Mendis lead Sri Lanka to big win over West Indies in first Test
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Lasith Embuldeniya, Ramesh Mendis lead Sri Lanka to big win over West Indies in first Test

Embuldeniya, who had innings bowling figures of 5-46, had six wickets in the match while Mendis with 4-64 had a seven-wicket match total.

Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Shai Hope replaces Jeremy Solozano as concussion substitute
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Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Shai Hope replaces Jeremy Solozano as concussion substitute

Solozano was at short leg on day one in Galle on Sunday when he was hit a sickening blow on the grille of his protective helmet from Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne's full-blooded pull shot

Sri Lanka vs England: Dom Sibley, Jos Buttler help visitors chase down 164, sweep series 2-0
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Sri Lanka vs England: Dom Sibley, Jos Buttler help visitors chase down 164, sweep series 2-0

Sibley and Buttler put on an unbeaten 75-run stand as England, who were struggling at 89-4, got to their target of 164 in an extended final session on the fourth day in Galle.

Sri Lanka vs England: Jonny Bairstow, Dan Lawrence ensure visitors seal seven-wicket win
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Sri Lanka vs England: Jonny Bairstow, Dan Lawrence ensure visitors seal seven-wicket win

The pitch gave Sri Lanka's spinners hopes of claiming more wickets but Bairstow (35) and Lawrence (21) took England to 76-3 after resuming at 38-3.

Sri Lanka vs England: Joe Root's century puts visitors in command of Galle Test on rain-hit Day 2
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Sri Lanka vs England: Joe Root's century puts visitors in command of Galle Test on rain-hit Day 2

England were 320 for four when rain halted play in Galle. Root and Dan Lawrence, who scored 73 on his Test debut, built a 173-run partnership after the tourists resumed the day on 127-2.

Sri Lanka vs England: Visitors' team hotel hit by coronavirus cases
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Sri Lanka vs England: Visitors' team hotel hit by coronavirus cases

England are playing two Tests against Sri Lanka in Galle. Despite strict efforts to enforce a bio-secure bubble, they have already seen all-rounder Moeen Ali test positive since arriving in the South Asian nation.

Sri Lanka vs England: 'Haven't bowled as well as I could have', says Dom Bess after five-for in Galle
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Sri Lanka vs England: 'Haven't bowled as well as I could have', says Dom Bess after five-for in Galle

Bess, who returned figures of 5-30, combined with paceman Stuart Broad, who took three wickets, as Sri Lanka were all out in two sessions as the two-Test series resumed in Galle after the original tour was aborted over the coronavirus in March.

Sri Lanka vs England: Galle rain keeps Joe Root guessing on selection for first Test
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Sri Lanka vs England: Galle rain keeps Joe Root guessing on selection for first Test

The southern coastal city of Galle has seen several days of wet weather and more is predicted for the first of the two Tests, leaving the tourists wondering whether to use more pace on the usually spin friendly wicket.

England to fly to Sri Lanka on Sunday for Test series despite surge in COVID-19 deaths in island nation
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England to fly to Sri Lanka on Sunday for Test series despite surge in COVID-19 deaths in island nation

Joe Root's team will immediately go into a secure bubble on their arrival which comes two days after authorities deployed top military officers to help contain coronavirus cases.

England squad clears COVID-19 test, set to travel to Sri Lanka for Test series
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England squad clears COVID-19 test, set to travel to Sri Lanka for Test series

On arrival, the contingent will spend 10 days in a bio-secure bubble in Hambantota, according to a report in Sky Sports.

Sri Lanka parliamentary election: Rajapaksa clan heading for landslide win, show early results
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Sri Lanka parliamentary election: Rajapaksa clan heading for landslide win, show early results

Mahinda Rajapaksa's SLPP is expected to win control of the 225-member Assembly by a comfortable margin, according to analysts.

Irfan Pathan showing interest to play in Lanka Premier League, says report
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Irfan Pathan showing interest to play in Lanka Premier League, says report

Irfan Pathan could be one of the biggest attractions in the inaugural Lanka Premier League (LPL) as he is among the 70 foreign players who have expressed interest in competing in the event starting 28 August.

IPL 2020: No proposal received from Sri Lanka Cricket to host tournament, says BCCI official
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IPL 2020: No proposal received from Sri Lanka Cricket to host tournament, says BCCI official

The IPL, scheduled from 29 March - 24 May, has been postponed indefinitely by the BCCI in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Board will only conduct the tournament when normalcy returns.

Will fist bump instead of shaking hands on Sri Lanka tour, says England captain Joe Root as scare around coronavirus grows
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Will fist bump instead of shaking hands on Sri Lanka tour, says England captain Joe Root as scare around coronavirus grows

Root’s team were laid low by flu and gastroenteritis in South Africa and are cautious following the coronavirus outbreak that has killed over 3,000 people and infected more than 89,000 globally

Kane Williamson's bowling action found to be legal after assessment, can continue bowling in international cricket, says ICC
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Kane Williamson's bowling action found to be legal after assessment, can continue bowling in international cricket, says ICC

The right-handed batsman and occasional off-spinner came under scrutiny in Galle during a Test that Sri Lanka won by six wickets.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Kane Williamson, Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action during first Test
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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Kane Williamson, Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action during first Test

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya have been reported for suspect bowling action after the first Test between the two sides in Galle, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka sports minister promises coach Chandika Hathurusingha's replacement ahead of home Test series against New Zealand
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Sri Lanka sports minister promises coach Chandika Hathurusingha's replacement ahead of home Test series against New Zealand

Harin Fernando said Hathurusingha would be given until the start of Sri Lanka's home Test series against New Zealand, which begins on 14 August, to quit and make way for a new coach.