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Dimuth Karunaratne and Kane Williamson shake hands, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day, August 18, 2019 (ESPNCI)


Dimuth Karunaratne celebrates his Test century, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day, August 18, 2019 AFP (ESPNCI)


Lahiru Thirimanne celebrates his fifty, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, August 17, 2019 (ESPNCI)


Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne shake hands, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, August 17, 2019 (ESPNCI)


Lahiru Kumara roars after picking up a wicket, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 4thday, August 17, 2019 (ESPNCI)

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* Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Oshada Fernando retained in Sri Lanka T20I squad

Oct 17 (ESPNCI) Batsmen Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Oshada Fernando have been retained in Sri Lanka's full-strength squad for the T20I tour of Australia. Unsurprisingly, Lasith Malinga returned to captain the team, while the likes of Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera and Niroshan Dickwella
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* Patrick Day: Boxer dies in hospital four days after suffering brain injury in Charles Conwell fight

Oct 17 (BBC) Boxer Patrick Day has died aged 27 - four days after suffering a brain injury in a fight against Charles Conwell. The American was put into a coma on Saturday after he was knocked out in the 10th round of his super welterweight bout in Chicago.
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* Tokyo 2020: Olympic marathon and race walks set to move to Sapporo over heat fears

Oct 17 (BBC) The marathon and race walking at next summer's Tokyo Olympics are set to be moved to Sapporo - 800km to the north - because of its cooler conditions. Measures to combat the heat in the Japanese capital, including better shade and water sprays, have been trialled at test events this summer.
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* Not enough home advantage? No problem for India

Oct 17 (ESPNCI) Since the start of 2016, India's spinners have collectively averaged 25.32 in Test matches at home. Visiting spinners in India, in the same period, have taken their wickets at 51.18, or more than twice the cost.
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