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  1. Flexible Rohit backs shot-making abilityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... the common choices being No. 3, No. 5 and outside the XI. He has been persisted with through the Test series in Sri Lanka, and has ended the series scoring more runs - 202 - than any other Indian batsman barring his captain Virat Kohli. Rohit's 50 ...

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  2. England edges Australia by five runs in T20Read the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | ABC News

    ... Smith's highest score at this level, comfortably surpassing his previous Twenty20 international best of 34 against Sri Lanka at Perth in 2010. England now faces 50-over world champions Australia in a five-match one-day international series starting ...

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  3. ESPNCricinfo & Twitter tie up to take #CricIQ social for #SLvIndRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Indian Television

    MUMBAI: ESPNCricinfo and Twitter have walked out to the middle together to take #CricIQ social for the series deciding third test between Sri Lanka and India. Cricket fans around the world can now play CricIQ, which is ESPNCricinfo's flagship cricket trivia game, by simply Tweeting their answers to @ESPNCricinfo.

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  4. On-field Controversy: Here's how Ishant Sharma 'took on' Lankan teamRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Here's the sequence of events as they unfolded in the middle when Ishant Sharma got involved in an altercation with some Sri Lankan players at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo on Monday Indian speedster Ishant Sharma was again involved in an altercation with some Sri Lankan players during the visiting team's second innings on the fourth day of the 3rd Test in Colombo's SSC stadium on Monday. Ishant Sharma avoids a bouncer off pacer Dhammika Prasad during the fourth day of the third and final Test match between Sri Lanka and India at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo on Monday.

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  5. England win T20 despite Smith's brillianceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... Aaron Finch, had never before passed 50 in the format at international level. His previous best, a 34 against Sri Lanka five years ago, is now dwarfed by a knock which thrilled the sell-out crowd at Sofia Gardens - but couldn't quite get Australia ...

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  6. Rohit, Ojha falter when it mattered mostRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ... innings. Dhammika Prasad's and Nuwan Pradeep's early bursts had the game on a knife's edge. Another wicket and Sri Lanka would have had the upper hand. Rohit carried his customary nonchalance to the middle. A flick off his hips got him going. A pull ...

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  7. Batsmen suffer as bowlers improve individual recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Virat Kohli is averaging 21.80 in the third match innings as compared to his average of 27.72 in the first match innings. Statistical highlights on the fourth day of the third and final cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka in Colombo on Monday.

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  8. Cricket: Morgan leads England to T20 win against AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Smith's highest score at this level, comfortably surpassing his previous Twenty20 international best of 34 against Sri Lanka at Perth in 2010. Australia were then 165 for five, needing 18 to win off nine balls. But from then on, their innings fell ...

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  9. Rohit Sharma says India in very good position in Colombo TestRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | India.com

    Colombo, Aug 31 : India batsman Rohit Sharma has said that his side are standing in a 'good position' at the moment after reducing Sri Lanka to 67-3 at draw of stumps on the fourth day of the decisive third and final Test in Colombo on Monday. Chasing a daunting 386-run target, Sri Lanka stuttered from the beginning and were reeling at 21-3 before Angelo Mathews and Kaushal Silva restored some stability at the Sinhalese Sports Club.

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  10. India vs Sri Lanka Cricket Highlights: Watch Full Video Highlights of IND vs SL 3rd Test Day 4 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | India.com

    India are seven wickets away from a historic series win against Sri Lanka. The hosts, chasing a daunting target of 386, at close of play on penultimate day of the Test are 67 for three.

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  11. Rosier to captain GriquasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... cricket at the moment so he brings continuity to our leadership structure. Triegaardt has recently returned from Sri Lanka where he was part of the management team of South Africa's Emerging Squad's successful tour so he has not seen a lot of his ...

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  12. Gavaskar slams on-field rows during India-Lanka seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    ... IMAGE: Umpire Nigel Llong, centre, cautions Ishant Sharma, left, and Ravichandran Ashwin (second from left, as Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews, second right, leads Dhammika Prasad away on Day 4 of the third Test. Photograph: Dinuka ...

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  13. Sri Lanka vs. India, 3rd Test, Day 4: Sri Lanka Flop, Sharma and Prasad ScuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Despite an entire day's play being lost to rain, India find themselves in the driving seat heading into the fifth day of the deciding Test against The hosts will have to try and survive 90 overs tomorrow with just seven wickets in hand after India's lower order helped them put on a respectable second-innings total. Those who believe that cricket is the "Gentleman's game" would have been shocked to see how the players behaved on the field today.

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  14. (Cricket) Sri Lanka top order cumbles chasing improbable target to winRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Standard

    Sri Lanka, set a victory target of 386, were 67 for 3 in their second innings at stumps on the fourth day of the decisive final Test against India in Colombo today. Kaushal Silva was unbeaten on 24 and skipper Angelo Mathews was on 22 after the hosts were reduced to 21-3 by the seventh over.

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  15. Cricket: India need seven wickets to clinch seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    India stood seven wickets away from a series-clinching victory after setting Sri Lanka a formidable 386-run victory target on the penultimate day of the third and final test on Monday. India's Stuart Binny and Naman Ojha run between wickets during the fourth day of their third and final test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo August 31, 2015.

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  16. Did Ishant Sharma and Dhammika Prasad really cross a line in India vs Sri Lanka 2015, 3rd Test?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | CricketCountry.com

    Ishant Sharma and Dhammika Prasad were involved in an altercation on Day Four of the third Test between India and Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club , Colombo. The incident occurred towards the end of India's innings, when Ravichandran Ashwin and Ishant were batting.

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  17. Sport24.co.za | Tempers rise as India eye series winRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News24

    Fired-up India sighted their first series win in Sri Lanka for 22 years when the home team's top order collapsed during the decisive final Test in Colombo on Monday. Sri Lanka, set a tough victory target of 386, lost three wickets for 21 runs before moving to 67 without further loss by stumps on a tense fourth day at the Sinhalese Sports Club.

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  18. India need seven wickets to clinch seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates with Lokesh Rahul after taking the catch to dismiss Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal during the fourth day of their third and final test cricket match in Colombo. COLOMBO: India stood seven wickets away from a series-clinching victory after setting Sri Lanka a formidable 386-run victory target on the penultimate day of the third and final test on Monday.

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  19. India close on series victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    India require seven wickets on the final day in Colombo to secure a long-awaited Test series success in Sri Lanka. India have not won a Test series on the island nation since 1993 but it appears only rain - which has lurked throughout the match - could prevent them from victory after Sri Lanka fell to 67-3 in pursuit of 386.

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  20. 3rd Test: India bowled out, Sri Lanka need 386 to winRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Colombo: India handed Sri Lanka a challenging target of 386 runs to win after the visitors were bowled out for 274 in their second innings on the fourth day of the third and final cricket Test here on Monday. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was the highest run-scorer for India and the last wicket to fall in the second innings at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.

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