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  1. Cook brushes aside Pietersen call to quit England captaincyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Bangkok Post

    ... to win the series against India, having already been beaten 1-0 in a two-Test contest this season at home to Sri Lanka. Not since 2001, when they drew with Pakistan and lost to Australia, have England failed to win either of their series in a home ...

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  2. Perera's five-for puts Sri Lanka on topRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | The Indian Express

    ... Amla remained unbeaten after his 22nd Test hundred but off-spinner Dilruwan Perera's career best figures gave Sri Lanka a big first innings lead at the end of the third day of the second Test on Saturday. South Africa were dismissed for 282 in reply ...

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  3. Cricket: Cook brushes aside Pietersen quit callRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... captain Alastair Cook leaves the field after being bowled for 16 on the fourth day of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds. (AFP/Paul Ellis) SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom: Alastair Cook shrugged off calls from Kevin Pietersen to ...

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  4. Cricket: Sri Lanka on top despite Amla tonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Captain Hashim Amla struck a gritty 139 not out but failed to stop Sri Lanka from taking the driver's seat in the second and final Test against South Africa on Saturday .

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  5. Sri Lanka maintain controlRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Ananova

    A five wicket haul by Dilruwan Perera helped Sri Lanka stay in control of South Africa on the third day of the second Test in Colombo.

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  6. Buttler wants to draw inspiration from Prior on Test debut for EnglandRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    ... Buttler was tipped to replace Prior in the Test line-up after hitting England's fastest ODI century against Sri Lanka in June, but was called up as cover for Prior for the first Test at Trent Bridge. Buttler said that he needed to improve before ...

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  7. Buttler aims to mimic KP's 'big hitting heroics' on Test debut for EnglandRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    ... to make the transition from ODI wonder to Test match thrill-seeker, The Mirror reported. Buttler's 121 against Sri Lanka had already confirmed his mettle, yet he made his Test debut only after an injury to Matt Prior and after playing for two and a ...

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  8. Lanka takes big lead over Proteas despite Amla's ton as day 3 of second Test concludesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Sri Lanka has taken a big lead in the first innings despite South African captain Hashim Amla's ton as the hosts bowled out the visitors for a total of 282 as the third day of the second Test came to an end.

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  9. Sri Lanka on top despite Amla tona (SportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Namibian

    ... Lankan batsman Upul Tharanga bats during the third day of the second test cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, July 26, 2014. Photo: Nampa-AP COLOMBO - Captain Hashim Amla struck a gritty 139 not out but ...

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  10. Sri Lanka on top against S.Africa...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Suria

    Captain Hashim Amla struck a gritty 139 not out but failed to stop Sri Lanka from taking the driver's seat in the second and final Test against South Africa on Saturday.

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  11. Cook brushes aside Pietersen call to quit England captaincyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    ... to win the series against India, having already been beaten 1-0 in a two-Test contest this season at home to Sri Lanka. Not since 2001, when they drew with Pakistan and lost to Australia, have England failed to win either of their series in a home ...

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  12. Herath takes South Africa on rough rideRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Cricketer International

    On a pitch that had not yet begun to take huge turn off the straight, a spinner who seemed to have lost some of his bite of late shaped his entire day's work around one small patch of loose soil Rangana Herath was in the Sri Lanka dressing room when his destiny two days into the future began to materialise.

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  13. Patel eyes domestic trebleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ananova

    ... day stuff where I want to get big runs and wickets. \"I'm targeting the India ODI series in England and then on to Sri Lanka. I don't want to look to look too far ahead.\"

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  14. Luke Wright becomes fifth batsman to smash 150 runs in T20s: A statistical overviewRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CricketCountry.com

    ... India tour of England 2014 India vs England India vs England 2014 Ishant Sharma South Africa South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2014 South Africa vs Sri Lanka South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2014 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka vs South Africa Sri Lanka vs South Africa ...

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  15. Amla takes time to save TestRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    On the same day South Africa's first match on this Sri Lanka tour took place - July 3 - CSA announced a new sponsor: Rolux.

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  16. Cricket: Buttler says he's no quick England fixRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... he alone could not "fix" England's ills. Just under two months ago, following his stunning One-day hundred against Sri Lanka at Lord's, the 23-year-old Buttler doubted if he was ready for the challenge of Test cricket. But Matt Prior's withdrawal ...

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  17. Kevin Pietersen calls for Alastair Cook to resign as England captain, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... him, which (England coaching team) Peter Moores and Paul Farbrace lack. "Look at Marvan Atapattu working with Sri Lanka, Rahul Dravid with India, Shane Warne with Australia. How many ex-international players have England had recently working with ...

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  18. COMMENT: Hampshire's Ageas Bowl ready for biggest game everRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... the one proviso laid down by the ECB when The Ageas Bowl was allocated this Test match. Having had to cover the Sri Lanka Test and subsequent one-day internationals from the Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie stand, effectively from the same angle as third ...

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  19. Sport24.co.za | England look to restore prideRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News24

    ... if bringing back Pietersen won't be a cure-all for England's ills, what the preceding 1-0 series defeat at home to Sri Lanka and the ongoing campaign with India have both demonstrated is that he is not the sole source of their woes. Cook and Ian ...

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  20. Perera double-strike rocks South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Dilruwan Perera grabbed two wickets in three balls to push South Africa on the backfoot despite an unbeaten 77 by captain Hashim Amla in the second Test against Sri Lanka Saturday.

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