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  1. Under-strength Sri Lanka have mountain to climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Times

    PUNE: When these T20 teams met most recently, at the 2014 World T20 final, India may have been better-drilled, but Sri Lanka had the cleverer strategy. Sri Lanka were T20's iconoclasts at the time, topping the rankings with wit and versatility, while other teams doubled down on power.

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  2. Need to play our A game: DravidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: India U-19 cricket coach Rahul Dravid said his team will have to produce good all-round performance to beat Sri Lanka in the ICC World Cup semi-final in Mirpur on Tuesday, given that both sides are well aware of what to expect from each other. The Indians breezed through Group D with an all-win record against New Zealand, Nepal and Ireland, before crushing Namibia by 197 runs in the quarter final.

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  3. Need to show character, says DineshRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Telegraph

    Pune: Dinesh Chandimal finds himself with a very tough challenge of leading an inexperienced Sri Lankan team that gets ready to square off versus India in the three Twenty20 Internationals, starting with the first on Tuesday, here. Many of the big names - Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga, Tillekaratne Dilshan and Nuwan Kulasekara - have been ruled out of the series with injuries, while the ban on Kusal Perera for a doping breach hasn't helped Sri Lanka's cause either.

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  4. Injury-hit Lanka haveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Telegraph

    This might sound an interesting and entertaining contest in the game's shortest format but the circumstances hardly provide much promise. It would seem this Sri Lanka team will have to play unexpectedly well to rattle India.

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  5. With WT20 on mind, Dhoni eyes stable batting orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Indian Express

    Unwilling to tinker with the line-up in view of next month's World T20, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday said the team will prefer Suresh Raina in the No.4 slot in the series against Sri Lanka even though vice-captain Virat Kohli 's absence has opened the No.3 position. "It did cross our minds but it will be slightly better if he bats at the position in which he will most likely bat in the World T20," Dhoni said at the before the first game of the three-match T20 series.

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  6. Ind vs SL, T20I: India fill in the blanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Indian Express

    MS Dhoni feels the three matches against Sri Lanka will help Suresh Raina adjust to the No. 4 position ahead of World T20.

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  7. India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I Preview: India start as overwhelming...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | India.com

    ... Men in Blue is the best T20 side in the world and it is by no means a statement borne out sheer patriotism alone. Sri Lanka meanwhile have been through a bit of slump in recent times. The last six T20s they have played has yielded only a solitary ...

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  8. Binura out of India series with hamstring injury: ChandimalRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Pune : The already depleted Sri Lanka team today suffered another blow with left arm fast bowler Binura Fernando being ruled out of the T20 series against India after sustaining a hamstring injury. "Left-arm fast bowler Binura Fernando injured his hamstring when bowling in the nets yesterday.

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  9. Craig replaces injured Santner for Wellington TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Cricketer International

    ... Mitch can make a quick recovery." Craig was part of the New Zealand squad for the two-Test series against Sri Lanka in December but was not selected. His last Test match came against Australia in the inaugural day-night Test at Adelaide where he ...

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  10. India set to take on buoyant Sri Lanka in U19 WCRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Newkerala.com

    Mirpur, Feb. 08 : Rahul Dravid-coached India will rely on its all-round strengths to put it across buoyant Sri Lanka in the first semi-final of the Under19 Cricket World Cup in Mirpur on Tuesday. The power-packed Indians breezed through Group D with an all-win record against New Zealand, Nepal and Ireland, before crushing Namibia by 197 runs in the quarter-final.

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  11. Chandimal says India series ideal opportunity for young Sri LankansRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Newkerala.com

    Pune, Feb. 08 : Sri Lanka stand-in captain Dinesh Chandimal believes that the upcoming three-match Twenty20 series against India will be an ideal opportunity for young raw talents to show their mettle before the Asia Cup and World T20. Chandimal will lead a 15-man second-string team in the absence of injured skipper Lasith Malinga.

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  12. Tigers are a force to reckon with: DravidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Star

    Former India national captain and current India Under-19 coach Rahul Dravid has said that he was impressed with the way Bangladesh's national team progressed in the last couple of years. Speaking to reporters ahead of the first semifinal of the ICC Under-19 World Cup, to be played between Sri Lanka and India, Dravid said that Bangladesh's next target would be to do well outside their home turf.

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  13. Statistical highlights and factoids of India vs Sri Lanka Twenty20 InternationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | CricketCountry.com

    ... teams will look forward to hone their skills and get their respective sides ready for the big league. India and Sri Lanka have locked horns with each other on six occasions and have won three games each. Kumar Sangakkara is the highest run scorer ...

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  14. U19 WC: Dravid expects colts to continue winning streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Indian Express

    Under-19 coach Rahul Dravid is not taking anything for granted against Sri Lanka in the semis of U19 World Cup India Under-19 cricket coach Rahul Dravid on Monday said his team will have to produce a good all-round performance to outwit Sri Lanka in the ICC World Cup semifinal on Tuesday given that both sides are well aware of what to expect from each other. The power-packed Indians breezed through Group D with an all-win record against New Zealand, Nepal and Ireland, before crushing Namibia by 197 runs in the quarter-final.

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  15. India's No.1 ranking in T20Is on line against LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Indian Express

    India need to win the upcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka to retain their number one position in the ICC T20I Championship table. India, who had vaulted seven places to first after sweeping aside Australia last week, host World T20 defending champion Sri Lanka in a three-match series starting in Pune on Wednesday.

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  16. Why Dhoni doesn't want Raina to bat at Kohli's No. 3 slot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Rediff.com

    4 slot in the series against Sri Lanka even though vice-captain Virat Kohli's absence has opened the No. 3 position.

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  17. PCB takes up bilateral India series issue with ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Rediff.com

    ... but after talks between the two boards, also involving Clarke, it was decided to have a short one-day series in Sri Lanka. "But even that proposal was not possible later on when the Indian board said it had not got government clearance," the source ...

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  18. Don't select players for Tests, ODIs based on IPL performance, says DhoniRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Rediff.com

    ... don't think would be right," said Dhoni in Pune on Monday, the eve of of India's opening T20 International against Sri Lanka. Dhoni, who will be leading newly-formed IPL franchise team Rising Pune Supergiants in the ninth edition of T20 tournament ...

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  19. Pakistan Cricket Board takes up bilateral India series issue with ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | India.com

    ... but after talks between the two boards, also involving Clarke, it was decided to have a short one-day series in Sri Lanka. "But even that proposal was not possible later on when the Indian board said it had not got government clearance," the source ...

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  20. England T20 cricket captain Eoin Morgan rules out Kevin Pietersen returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... the third game on Tuesday. The World T20 in India starts on March 8. England is in a group with defending champion Sri Lanka, South Africa, West Indies and a fifth team that's still to qualify. This story has been corrected to show that England's ...

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