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ICC suspends Jadeja from third Test against Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Ravindra Jadeja was India’s hero in their win over Sri Lanka in the 2nd Test at Colombo but the 28-year-old’s moment of glory was somewhat soured by the fact that he won’t be featuring in the third Test due to a suspension. The all-rounder has been suspended for the ...

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Ashwin steers India to 442-5 at lunch against Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Ravichandran Ashwin closed in on his half-century as India reached 442 for five at lunch on day two of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Friday. India, who resumed on 344-3, lost two of their overnight centurions in Cheteshwar Pujara (133) and Ajinkya Rahane (132) as Sri Lankan ...

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Pneumonia-hit Chandimal to lead Sri Lanka recovery bid

COLOMBO: Dinesh Chandimal is set to return from pneumonia to lead injury-hit Sri Lanka as they bid to rebound from their record thrashing against India in the second Test in Colombo, starting on Thursday. Chandimal, who was only appointed last month, sat out the first Test in Galle when Virat ...

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India sink Sri Lanka in Galle Test

GALLE: With a blasting century of Virat Kohli, India thrashed Sri Lanka Saturday by 304 runs in the opening test, leading series by 1-0. Overall, Kohli faced 136 balls and hit five fours as well as a six. In doing so, he equaled the records of former Indian skipper Dilip ...

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Sri Lanka reach 85-2 in hunt for 550 against India

GALLE: Sri Lanka reached 85-2 at lunch on Saturday after India captain Virat Kohli set them a daunting target of 550 to win the first Test in Galle. The home side made a poor start to the campaign, losing opener Upul Tharanga in the third over for 10 and Danushka ...

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Sri Lanka, China sign long-delayed $1.5 billion port deal

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s government signed a long-delayed agreement to sell a 80 percent stake in a $1.5 billion port to China in a bid to recover from the heavy burden of repaying a Chinese loan obtained to build the facility. The agreement comes after a nearly six-month delay since the ...

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Sri Lanka vs India first Test: Jadeja removes Mathews

GALLE: India’s bowlers tore through the Sri Lankan top order to put the visitors firmly on top on the second day of the first Test in Galle on Thursday. Paceman Mohammed Shami picked two wickets in the same over and Umesh Yadav got rid of opener Dimuth Karunaratne after India ...

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Dhawan, Pujara centuries hurt Sri Lanka in first Test

GALLE: Shikhar Dhawan smashed a career-best 190 on his Test comeback to lead a brilliant Indian batting assault on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. The left-handed opener struck 31 boundaries in a blazing 168-ball knock and Cheteshwar Pujara joined in with an unbeaten ...

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Shastri on mission to keep India at Number 1

GALLE: New India coach Ravi Shastri will Wednesday look to prove his team remains the world’s best Test side when they take on Sri Lanka in the first of three matches. Shastri, who took over the demanding role after Anil Kumble’s acrimonious exit last month, has backed India to continue ...

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Herath to skipper SL against India

COLOMBO: The ace spinner will lead in Galle and possibly Colombo depending on the health of the ill captain Veteran spinner Rangana Herath has been confirmed as Dinesh Chandimal’s replacement as Test skipper after the newly-appointed skipper was ruled out of the first Test against India with illness. Herath has ...

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