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England stay top with Colombo success

England stay top with Colombo success

Live images from Colombo where England ended a disappointing winter on a high by securing an eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka that ensured they remained at the summit of the International Cricket...

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Prior praises England spirit

Prior praises England spirit

Matt Prior paid tribute to England’s battling qualities after they moved a step closer to claiming a series-levelling victory over Sri Lanka. "The way we stuck to our guns was absolutely fantastic," said the wicketkeeper-batsman.

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Swann double lifts England

Swann double lifts England

Matthew Sherry

Graeme Swann removed Thilan Samaraweera and Suraj Randiv in quick succession late on day four to enhance England's hopes of securing victory in the second Test against Sri Lanka, who closed 33 ahead on 218 for six.

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Swann double lifts England

Swann double lifts England

Matthew Sherry

Live images from Colombo where Graeme Swann removed Thilan Samaraweera and Suraj Randiv in quick succession late on day four to enhance England's hopes of securing victory in the second Test against...

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Excessive appealing costs Dilshan

Excessive appealing costs Dilshan

Sri Lanka batting all-rounder Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 10 per cent of his match fee for excessive appealing in the second Test with England.

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Aggressive approach pays off for Pietersen

Aggressive approach pays off for Pietersen

Chris Devine

Kevin Pietersen admitted he had operated in “one-day mode” after firing England into a position of strength in Colombo with a dazzling 151 on day three of the second Test against Sri Lanka.

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Brilliant Pietersen stars for England

Brilliant Pietersen stars for England

Matthew Sherry

Kevin Pietersen struck one of his finest international centuries as England batted in a manner that belied their winter struggles to move into a dominant position in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

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Brilliant Pietersen stars for England

Brilliant Pietersen stars for England

Matthew Sherry

Live images from Colombo where Kevin Pietersen struck one of his finest international centuries as England batted in a manner that belied their winter struggles to move into a dominant position in the...

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England's day delights Swann

England's day delights Swann

Graeme Swann hailed “probably our most complete day” of a troubled Test winter after England took the ascendancy in Colombo.

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England in control in Colombo

England in control in Colombo

Matthew Sherry

England enjoyed arguably their finest day in Test cricket this winter as they prospered with the bat after dismissing Sri Lanka for 275 in Colombo. Opener Alastair Cook reached 77 not out as the tourists closed on 154 for one.

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