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Dushmantha Chameera celebrates a wicket, India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Pune, February 9, 2016(ESPNCI)


Milinda Siriwardana and Seekkuge Prasanna celebrate after taking Sri Lanka to victory, India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Pune, February 9, 2016(ESPNCI)


Chamara Kapugedera scored a handy 25, India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Pune, February 9, 2016(ESPNCI)


Dinesh Chandimal made a run-a-ball 35, India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Pune, February 9, 2016(ESPNCI)


Dasun Shanaka dismissed Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya, India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Pune, February 9, 2016(ESPNCI)


Kasun Rajitha dismissed India's top three early, India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Pune, February 9, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Dushmantha Chameera took a sharp catch at mid-off to dismiss Rohit Sharma, India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Pune, February 9, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Kamindu Mendis slogs one to the leg side, India v Sri Lanka, Under-19 World Cup 2016, Mirpur(ESPNCI)


Damitha Silva sends one down, India v Sri Lanka, Under-19 World Cup 2016, Mirpur (ESPNCI)


Lahiru Kumara is mobbed by his team-mates, India v Sri Lanka, Under-19 World Cup 2016, Mirpur (ESPNCI)

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* Sri Lanka in second place in medal tally at South Asian games

Feb 09 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lanka, with a total medal Tally of 64 is in second place after India at the 12th South Asian Games that is simultaneously underway in Guwahati and Shillong in India. Sri Lanka has bagged 11 gold medals, 30 Silver medals and 23 bronze medals. India tops the list with 58 gold, 20 silver and 6 bronze medals. Sri Lanka's Matthew Abeysinghe continuing his dominance in Swimming bagged gold in the Men's 200m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly, 400m Individual Medley, 50m free, and 400m free relay.
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* Rajitha, Shanaka knock India out for 101

India 101 (18.5/20 ov) Sri Lanka 6/1 (0.5/20 ov)

Feb 09 (ESPNCI) Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl first on a green-tinged surface in Pune. Dinesh Chandimal felt there may be some seam movement early in the game. Seamer Kasun Rajitha and batsman Niroshan Dickwella debut for Sri Lanka. Dasun Shanaka is likely to bat in the top order and 24-year old Dushmantha Chameera takes over the lead fast bowler's role.
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* Anmolpreet, Sarfaraz fifties put India Under-19s in final

India Under-19s 267/9 (50.0 ov) Sri Lanka Under-19s 170 (42.4 ov)

Feb 09 (ESPNCI) India soared to the final of the Under-19 World Cup, for the fifth time, after their dominating 97-run win against Sri Lanka in the first semi-final in Mirpur. India were tested by Sri Lanka's pacers on a pitch with a tinge of green, but Anmolpreet Singh and Sarfaraz Khan added 96 together, and from thereon there was no stopping India,
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* Sri Lanka seamers topple India on green track

Feb 09 (ESPNCI) Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera and Dasun Shanaka - Sri Lanka's lanky seam-bowling labour force - came upon a thoroughly surprising green Pune deck, and wound up delivering their team a surprisingly thorough victory. The three quicks took eight wickets for 59 between them, to blow India away for 101. Sri Lanka's inexperienced batsmen were rarely at ease in pursuit, but did well enough to get to the target with five wickets in hand and two overs to spare.
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* Siriwardene returns to lead SL Women in World T20

Feb 09 (ESPNCI) Shashikala Siriwardene will lead Sri Lanka Women in the Women's World Twenty20 and the preceding T20I series against India, which starts from February 24. Siriwardene has recovered from a thumb injury she suffered during the side's tour of New Zealand in November last year, which ruled her out of two ODIs and the following T20I series. The squad for India includes uncapped allrounders Hansima Karunaratne and Harshitha Madavi,
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* Sri Lanka Under-19s bowl on overcast morning in semis

India U19 267/9 S Lanka U19 78/3 (21/50 ov)

Feb 09 (ESPNCI) Sri Lanka Under-19s won the toss and inserted India Under-19s into bat on an overcast morning with a pitch that had a tinge of grass, in the first semi-final of the Under-19 World Cup. Captain Charith Asalanka, who said they had done well when bowling first, made one change to the side that beat England in the quarter-finals, bringing in fast bowler Lahiru Kumara for Charana Nanayakkara.
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