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Hashim Amla, De Villiers dig in for South Africa against Sri Lanka

South Africa batted cautiously to reach three for 98 in the second and final Test against Sri Lanka on Friday as it tried to preserve its 1-0 lead in the series.

Sri Lanka paceman Shaminda Eranga out of second Test against South Africa

Sri Lanka's frontline seamer Shaminda Eranga has been ruled out of the deciding second Test against South Africa due to a hand injury, dealing a fresh blow to the beleaguered hosts.

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Mahela Jayawardene saves Sri Lanka with unbeaten century

Acknowledgement: Mahela Jayawardene celebrates his century against South Africa.

Abhaya Srivastava The retiring Mahela Jayawardene showed what Sri Lanka would be missing as he smashed an unbeaten 140 on the first day of the series-deciding second Test against South Africa on Thursday.

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Dale Steyn rips through Sri Lanka's batting in first Test

Dale Steyn sends Lahiru Thirimanne on his way, caught behind by Quinton de Kock.

Galle, Sri Lanka South African fast bowler Dale Steyn took five wickets as South Africa seizes control on the third day of the first Test.

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Sri Lanka eyes Test win over South Africa

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara glances a ball down the legside during his unbeaten knock of 58.

Galle, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka needs another 260 runs with nine wickets in hand to win the first Test against South Africa.

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Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel bowl South Africa to rare win in Sri Lanka

Dale Steyn (right) rushes to celebrate with A.B. de Villers (left) after having Lahiru Thirimanne caught in the slips.

South African fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel ripped through the Sri Lanka batting line-up to seal a 153-run win in the first Test.

Sri Lanka fight back after Elgar ton for South Africa

AB de Villiers is bowled by Suranga Lakmal.

Opener Dean Elgar smashed a century before Sri Lanka pegged back South Africa with four key wickets late on the opening day of the first Test in Galle.

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Tillakaratne Dilshan shines in Sri Lanka ODI win

Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan.

Tillakaratne Dilshan has starred with both the bat and the ball as Sri Lanka crushed South Africa by 87 runs in their second one-dayer to draw the three-match series level at 1-1.

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Hashim Amla inspires South Africa to big ODI win over Sri Lanka

Hashim Amla

Opener Hashim Amla has smashed 109 and Ryan McLaren has taken two wickets in three balls as South Africa thrashed Sri Lanka by 75 runs in their first one-dayer.

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Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene to retire from Tests

Mahela Jayawardene.

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene will retire from Test cricket following the home series against South Africa and Pakistan, the country's cricket board said on Monday.

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Alastair Cook ready to quit as England collapse against Sri Lanka

Alastair Cook

Derek Pringle Leeds: Two captains will turn up at Headingley for the final rites to this Test but with two very different futures hanging on the result.

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Sri Lanka leave it late to snatch historic win over England

England's James Anderson despairs after lasting until the second last ball of the Test.

England crashed to their first home test series defeat by Sri Lanka as the tourists claimed a thrilling win off the penultimate ball of the match.

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Kumar Sangakkara reaches milestone as Sri Lanka build lead

Kumar Sangakkara scored a world record equalling half century as Sri Lanka reached 214-4 at the end of the third day to leave the second test against England delicately poised on Sunday.

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Mahela Jayawardene slams England's tactics as Sri Lanka head towards Test series win

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Sri Lanka great Mahela Jayawardene has questioned England's tactics, their ability to handle pressure and the wisdom of home captain Alastair Cook's pre-match spat with Shane Warne as the tourists...

England on top of Sri Lanka at Lord's

Julian Guyer Kumar Sangakkara's first Test hundred at Lord's helped the tourists but England remained in control of their series opener with Sri Lanka on Saturday.

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Lasith Malinga leads Sri Lanka to nine-run T20 win over England

World champions Sri Lanka held off an England fightback to win by nine runs in a Twenty20 international at the Oval on Tuesday helped by an explosive innings from Thisara Perera and superb bowling...

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England ease to comfortable win against Sri Lanka

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A combination of brutal batting and aggressive bowling ensured England beat Sri Lanka by 81 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain interrupted first one-day international at the Oval on...

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Sri Lanka hammers England to level one-day series

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara (L) looks on as as England's Ravi Bopara (R).

Sri Lanka's bowlers ripped through a fragile England batting line-up to win the second one-day international in Durham by 157 runs to level the five-match series 1-1.

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Sri Lanka spinner Senanayake reported for suspect action

Sri Lanka off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has been reported for a suspect bowling action following his side's win over England in the fourth one-day international at Lord's on Saturday, the...

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England's Jos Buttler in controversial run out as Sri Lanka win series

Sri Lanka's Sachithra Senanayake (R) stops his bowling run up and runs out England's Jos Buttler.

Sri Lanka won the final one-day international in Birmingham by six wickets on Tuesday, a game that will be remembered for the controversial run-out of England's Jos Buttler, to triumph 3-2 in the...

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