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Jayawardene calls for strong start against 'wounded' Australians

Lee Gaskin Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene is bracing for a vicious backlash from Michael Clarke's men as the visitors attempt to break through for their first Test victory in Australia.

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Khawaja misses chance to prove selectors wrong

Queensland batsman Usman Khawaja.

Lee Gaskin Usman Khawaja and Alex Doolan missed golden opportunities to feast on a modest Sri Lanka bowling attack on the opening day of the tour match in Canberra.

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Jayawardene wary of 'wounded soldiers'

Mahela Jayawardene

Lee Gaskin SRI LANKA captain Mahela Jayawardene is bracing for a vicious backlash from Michael Clarke's men as the visitors try to break through for their first Test victory in Australia.

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Sri Lankan bowlers toil on first day of tour

Sport. The Chairman's XI versus Sri Lanka 3 day cricket match at Manuka Oval, Canberra. First session day 1. Chairman's XI batsman, Scott Henry in action. December 6th. 2012  Photo Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin Based on first impressions, Sri Lanka is in store for a long, hot and ultimately unsuccessful Australian summer.

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Sri Lankan dangerman finds form

Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka

Lee Gaskin Sri Lanka's batting linchpin Kumar Sangakkarra has emerged from his mini slump and is poised to be a thorn in Australia's side, according to wicketkeeper Prasanna Jayawardene.

Sri Lanka's dangerman finds form

Kumar Sangakkara in full flow against the Chairman's XI.

Lee Gaskin, Canberra Kumar Sangakkara emerges from his mini slump and is poised to be a thorn in Australia's side.