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Angelo Mathews and Kaushal Silva rebuilt the innings, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 4th day, August 31, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Tempers flare: Ishant Sharma and Dinesh Chandimal got into an altercation, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 4th day, August 31 (ESPNCI),


Nuwan Pradeep celebrates after dismissing Virat Kohli, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 4th day, August 31, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Nuwan Pradeep struck twice in two overs, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 3rd day, August 30, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Rangana Herath reaches out to play a reverse sweep, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 3rd day, August 30, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Kusal Perera raises the bat after his maiden Test fifty, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 3rd day, August 30, 2015 (ESPNCI)

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* Sri Lanka cricket Head Coach Marvan Atapattu resigns

Sept 03 (CP) Colombo- Head Coach of Sri Lanka's national cricket team Marvan Atapattu stepped down from his post today after nearly a year in the job. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced that it had accepted his resignation. His resignation comes in the wake of Sri Lanka's 1-2 loss against India in the recently concluded home Test series.
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* England v Australia: Matthew Wade stars as tourists win first ODI

Sept 04 (BBC) A stuttering England batting display handed Australia a 59-run victory at Southampton in the first game of their five-match one-day series. Adil Rashid's 4-59 reduced the Aussies to 193-6 but Matthew Wade (71 not out) added 112 with Mitchell Marsh (40 not out) to help the tourists post 305-6. Jason Roy (67) led England's reply but fell when well set, as did James Taylor (49) and captain Eoin Morgan (38).
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* Kumar Sangakkara: a legend and his legacy

Sept 03 (Alpha) Sri Lanka’s most accomplished cricketer and all-round top bloke Kumar Sangakkara retired from all forms of cricket recently. Erudite, articulate and deeply passionate about the game, Sangakkara was also among the greatest batsmen of the modern era and grew from being a canny sledger to an elder statesman, liked by friends and rival teams. Such was his aura that the Sri Lankan president offered him a diplomat’s post in the UK on the day he retired – a fitting testament to the impact he had on the game and his country.
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* West Indies in Sri Lanka 2015-16: Holder replaces Ramdin as captain for SL Tests

Sept 04 (ESPNCI) Jason Holder has replaced Denesh Ramdin as captain of West Indies for the upcoming two-Test series against Sri Lanka. A WICB media release stated that Holder's appointment "was recommended by the selection panel and endorsed unanimously by the directors during a teleconference meeting on Wednesday."
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* It starts: PSL attracts big names from West Indies, Sri Lanka

Sept 04 (TET) KARACHI- The first edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has attracted some leading T20 players from around the world; according to the information made available by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials, four West Indian and two Sri Lankan T20 specialists have expressed interest in the inaugural event, set to take place in Doha in February 2016.
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