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Sri Lanka vs England: James Anderson shines with six-for before Joe Root leads recovery on second day
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Sri Lanka vs England: James Anderson shines with six-for before Joe Root leads recovery on second day

Root and Bairstow got together to thwart the Sri Lankan attack as they put on an unbroken 93-run stand until the close of play.

Sri Lanka vs England: Angelo Mathews leads hosts' fightback with an unbeaten century on Day 1 of second Test
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Sri Lanka vs England: Angelo Mathews leads hosts' fightback with an unbeaten century on Day 1 of second Test

Mathews built crucial partnerships, including a 117-run stand for the fourth wicket with skipper Dinesh Chandimal who made 52.

Sri Lanka vs England: Spinners, WTC points in focus with Test series set to get underway
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Sri Lanka vs England: Spinners, WTC points in focus with Test series set to get underway

Joe Root's team, missing Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer, need a convincing win in the two-match series to keep alive their hopes of reaching the World Test Championship final.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne's ton in vain as bowlers lead Proteas to Test series win
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne's ton in vain as bowlers lead Proteas to Test series win

South Africa won by 10 wickets after Sri Lanka were bowled out for 211 in their second innings. Set to make 67 runs to win, the hosts sealed their victory half an hour after lunch.

Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Visitors recall experienced pacer Suranga Lakmal for two-match Test series
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Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Visitors recall experienced pacer Suranga Lakmal for two-match Test series

Lakmal returned to Sri Lanka's Test squad after missing the tour of Pakistan due to dengue fever.

India vs Sri Lanka: Pacer Lasith Malinga to captain visitors' squad, Angelo Mathews set to make T20I return
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India vs Sri Lanka: Pacer Lasith Malinga to captain visitors' squad, Angelo Mathews set to make T20I return

32-year-old all-rounder Angelo Mathews made a comeback to the team after a 16-month absence from the shortest form of the game

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Pakistan is '200 percent safe' says visitors' captain Dimuth Karunaratne
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Pakistan is '200 percent safe' says visitors' captain Dimuth Karunaratne

Pakistan had hosted brief Twenty-20 and one-day international engagements in the past two years, but this first test series required a longer stay for the visiting Sri Lankan team, of around 15 days

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Shaheen Afridi five-for can't stop Dinesh Chandimal from taking visitors into lead on day two of second Test
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Shaheen Afridi five-for can't stop Dinesh Chandimal from taking visitors into lead on day two of second Test

Pakistan openers responded aggressively to cut down Sri Lanka’s lead to 23 runs on day two of the second Test

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Bad weather curtails visitors' chances of posting big total in first innings
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Bad weather curtails visitors' chances of posting big total in first innings

Resuming on 202-5, Sri Lanka reached 263-6 when play was called off at 3.30 pm local time due to bad light

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Highlights, 1st Test Day 2 at Rawalpindi: Rain, bad light disrupts most of second day
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Highlights, 1st Test Day 2 at Rawalpindi: Rain, bad light disrupts most of second day

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Australia vs Sri Lanka: David Warner's third successive fifty leads hosts to big win in third T20I and series clean sweep
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Australia vs Sri Lanka: David Warner's third successive fifty leads hosts to big win in third T20I and series clean sweep

David Warner scored unbeaten 57 to guide Australia to seven-wicket win in the third T20I in Melbourne and 3-0 series victory.

PCB hopes for full-strength Sri Lanka to tour Pakistan for Test series in December
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PCB hopes for full-strength Sri Lanka to tour Pakistan for Test series in December

The PCB announced Rawalpindi and Karachi as venues for two ICC Test Championship matches in December. Pakistan had won the ODI series 2-0 while the Lankans blanked the hosts 3-0 in the Twenty20 series.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal return as hosts begin T20 World Cup preparations with three-match series
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal return as hosts begin T20 World Cup preparations with three-match series

Pakistan enjoy a superior record against Sri Lanka, having beaten them in eight of the 13 matches they have played against each other to date. They beat Sri Lanka in the final to win the 2009 Twenty20 World Cup in England.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Lahiru Thirimanne to lead visitors in ODIs in absence of Dimuth Karunaratne; Dasun Shanaka named T20I captain
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Lahiru Thirimanne to lead visitors in ODIs in absence of Dimuth Karunaratne; Dasun Shanaka named T20I captain

Lahiru Thirimanne has replaced one-day international skipper Dimuth Karunaratne, who refused to join the tour along with Twenty20 skipper Lasith Malinga.

Sri Lanka Cricket denies NOC to Niroshan Dickwella to play in ongoing Caribbean Premier League
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Sri Lanka Cricket denies NOC to Niroshan Dickwella to play in ongoing Caribbean Premier League

The board will also prevent all-rounder Thisara Perera from playing in the majority of the tournament. Dickwella and Thisara were among ten players who refused to tour Pakistan despite assurances from Sri Lankan security experts.

Fawad Hussain claims Sri Lankan cricketers opted out of Pakistan tour after IPL exclusion threat from India
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Fawad Hussain claims Sri Lankan cricketers opted out of Pakistan tour after IPL exclusion threat from India

Fawad Hussain claimed that Sri Lankan cricket players opted out from the Pakistan tour after India threatened them that they will be ousted from the IPL.

Pakistan Cricket Board says home series against Sri Lanka to go ahead despite withdrawal of several high-profile players
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Pakistan Cricket Board says home series against Sri Lanka to go ahead despite withdrawal of several high-profile players

Most of the international teams have refused to tour Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus during a Test match in Lahore in March 2009. The Sri Lankan cricket board had given the freedom to its players to choose if they want to travel to Pakistan

Ten Sri Lankan players including Lasith Malinga and captain Dimuth Karunaratne refuse to travel to Pakistan
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Ten Sri Lankan players including Lasith Malinga and captain Dimuth Karunaratne refuse to travel to Pakistan

The Sri Lanka Cricket board said in a statement that players in a preliminary squad were briefed on security arrangements for the six-match limited over series, and given the freedom to decide if they wanted to travel.