Sri Lanka made a solid start in the second and final Test against Pakistan in Colombo on Thursday, reaching 69 for no loss by lunch on the opening day.
Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh to clinch series 1-0.
Scorecard and commentary from the first day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Live scorecard and commentary from the first day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
The Colombo Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan ended in a draw.
Kumar Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan added 225 runs for the second wicket at the Colombo Test as Pakistan bowlers continued to struggle for runs.
Sri Lanka has raised concerns over the bowling action of Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal after the first Test in Galle last week.
Pakistan lost the wicket of Asad Shafiq early in the innings on Day 3 of Colombo Test.
Graeme Swann claimed a match haul of 10 wickets as England roared to a series-levelling win over Sri Lanka in the second and final Test on Saturday to retain their number one ranking.
Kevin Pietersen shrugged off a switch-hit controversy to smash an explosive 151 off 165 balls as England took charge of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Thursday.
Skipper Mahela Jayawardene cracked his second century in consecutive matches to pull Sri Lanka out of trouble in the second and final Test against England in Colombo on Tuesday.
There was no play before lunch on the opening day of the second cricket test between Sri Lanka and West Indies on Tuesday due to a wet outfield.
A stupendous 103-run knock by VVS Laxman guided India to a series levelling victory as they won the final Test by 5 wickets.
VVS Laxman, who guided India to a series-levelling win over Sri Lanka, said he relishes orchestrating wins in difficult situations.
An absorbing day’s play came to an end with India registering 53/3 at stumps on Day 4, needing 204 more runs to win the third Test.
Virender Sehwag scored a ton and took two wickets to put India slightly ahead in the game at the end of Day 3.
The second day’s play of the final Test ended with India registering 180/2 in reply to Sri Lanka’s 425.
Statistical highlights of the second day`s play in the third and final cricket Tests between India and Sri Lanka here on Wednesday.
Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera expects the wicket to take spin from the third day as it was drier than expected.
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