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  1. Time for excuses over, says Rohit SharmaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Rediff.com

    Rohit said the learning phase for the Virat Kohli-led side, post the transition phase, is long over and the team is now ready to perform with the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka. "After we finished the West Indies tour and went to South Africa in 2013 that was a challenge.

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  2. Play of the day: Hat-trick to open a matchRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... swan! Brief delay as a low flying swan completes a few laps of the outfield! #whatnext pic.twitter.com/rY8UqZNMGp Sri Lanka's Chaminda Vaas achieved a similar feat when he became the first player in Tests or ODIs to take a hat-trick with the first ...

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  3. Ramdin Was not AxedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    ... not true.' With the tour of Zimbabwe off, the West Indies' next international assignment will be a full tour of Sri Lanka where they will play all three formats. The West Indies last toured Sri Lanka in 2010-2011 where they drew the Test series and ...

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  4. Have to implement plans: ViratRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: India's Test captain Virat Kohli is looking forward to the three-match series in Sri Lanka and believes it will be a challenge for him. Kohli was speaking at the pre-departure media conference, in Chennai, on Sunday.

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  5. Coach Waqar credits attacking mindset after thrashing Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi celebrates with his teammates after they won their second Twenty 20 cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Saturday. Pakistan won the Twenty 20 series against Sri Lanka.

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  6. Joe Leach takes hat-trick but Worcestershire Rapids crash to 21-run...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Malvern Gazette

    ... as Worcestershire were dismissed for 105 in the 32nd over. Leach's feat is not unique in modern times. In 2003 Sri Lanka's Chaminda Vaas - who played county cricket for Worcestershire - began a World Cup match with three wickets in three balls ...

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  7. Virat Kohli: India may go for 5-bowler strategy in Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | India.com

    Chennai, Aug 2 India captain Virat Kohli said that the basic idea in cricket is to take 20 wickets and for that he needs five bowlers in the team which would then put the responsibility on the batsmen to score runs. Speaking to reporters ahead of the team's departure for Sri Lanka on Monday, Kohli said there is a need to play with a stronger bowling side and the team can field up to three spinners in upcoming series against the Lankans.

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  8. Rohit Sharma talks tough ahead of Lanka tourRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Rohit also said that playing Sri Lanka at home will be a challenge for the Indian team as they have some good spinners. Middle-order batsmen Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane on Sunday said the time for giving excuses for India's mediocre performances in overseas Test matches is long over and the team is now ready to take up the challenges.

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  9. Ramdin was not axed from squad - sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    ... not true." With the tour of Zimbabwe off the West Indies' next international assignment will be a full tour of Sri Lanka where they will play all three formats. The West Indies last toured Sri Lanka in 2010-2011 where they drew the Test series and ...

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  10. Captain Kohli keen on five-man attackRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    India Test captain Virat Kohli has hinted that he will stick to a five-bowler strategy in Sri Lanka. Under Kohli, India had played five bowlers in the one-off Test against Bangladesh as well.

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  11. Virat Kohli's aggressive nature rubs on to players, says Shikhar DhawanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... too and we are also more attacking towards the opponents," said Dhawan ahead of the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka. Dhawan and Kohli have been friends for long time and have played Ranji Trophy for Delhi. Asked about their friendship, the ...

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  12. Pakistan selectors looking to give youngsters 'proper run'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Anwar Ali played the lead role in guiding Pakistan to a dramatic last over win over Sri Lanka in the second T20 international on Saturday night. Pakistan chief selector Haroon Rasheed has said that a few more youngsters will be tested out in the coming months prior to the World T20 Cup early next year.

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  13. India v/s Sri Lanka: Take a cue from Sehwag's 201 at Galle, Rahul Dravid tells Virat KohliRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... the name Sehwag got the utmost respect out of Kohli's voice. "That innings personally taught me how to play in Sri Lanka against their spinners in their conditions. I am sure lot of batsmen would want to watch it again throughout the series and take ...

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  14. Northants hit back to win after Leach hat-trickRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... 22 as the home side were dismissed for 105 in the 32nd over. Leach's feat is not unique in modern times. In 2003 Sri Lanka's Chaminda Vaas - who played county cricket for both Northamptonshire and Worcestershire - began a World Cup match with three ...

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  15. Anwar Ali snatches victory from the host : August 02, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Down and out, but still manages to emerge victorious only the green shirts the unpredictable can do such wonders. An unbelievable victory by Pakistan against Sri Lanka in second and final T20 International on Saturday night proves this, where sheer brilliance of Anwar Ali snatched victory from the host.

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  16. Finn - England reject to Ashes heroRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... the boundary balls that relieve pressure on batsmen. Finn was restored to the England one-day squad for the Sri Lanka tour and the disastrous World Cup campaign that followed, but when he was left out of the touring party for West Indies in March ...

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  17. Worcestershire bowler Joe Leach claims hat-trick with first three...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... is the second bowler to take such a hat-trick and is in fine company with Chaminda Vaas, the first to do so for Sri Lanka in the 2003 World Cup against Bangladesh. Remarkably, Vaas took a fourth wicket in that opening over. At New Road on Sunday, a ...

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  18. Leach takes stunning hat-trickRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    ... to take three wickets with the opening three deliveries, doing so against Bangladesh in the 2003 World Cup. The Sri Lanka paceman bowled Hannan Sarkar first up and then took a return catch to dismiss Mohammad Ashraful before Ehsanul Haque poked to ...

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  19. Saqlain asks batsmen to seek guidance from Miandad, Inzamam : August 02, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... in a sports TV channel as ananalyst during the recently held Test, ODI and T20 series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka - applauded country's young players, particularly batsmen. He said that Pakistan's current bunch of batsmen was consisted of highly ...

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  20. Let's invest in potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Way back in 2003 Chaminda Vaas took four wickets in four balls for Sri Lanka, against their hapless neighbours, Bangladesh. In the right conditions, Vaas was a decent left-armer, so it wasn't totally surprising.

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