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England in control in Colombo

England in control in Colombo

Live images from Colombo where England enjoyed arguably their finest day in Test cricket this winter as they prospered with the bat after dismissing Sri Lanka for 275. Opener Alastair Cook reached 77...

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Anderson earns Finn praise

Anderson earns Finn praise

England's Steven Finn hailed the “exceptional” ability of James Anderson after an evenly-fought first day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

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Jayawardene shines on enthralling day

Jayawardene shines on enthralling day

Matthew Sherry

England’s bowlers toiled in the Colombo heat as Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene produced another batting masterclass.

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Jayawardene shines on enthralling day

Jayawardene shines on enthralling day

Matthew Sherry

Live images from Colombo where England’s bowlers toiled in the heat as Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene produced another batting masterclass.

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Strauss wants to end on a high

Strauss wants to end on a high

Test captain Andrew Strauss accepts England have “one final chance” to salvage something from their winter programme.

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Vaas delights in aces of pace

Vaas delights in aces of pace

Rob Barnett

Chaminda Vaas is Sri Lanka’s champion fast bowler and he remains a champion of that art. He told ecb.co.uk he took pleasure even in James Anderson's five-wicket haul versus his countrymen.

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Jayawardene: England still the best

Jayawardene: England still the best

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene still rates England as the number one side in the world, despite their recent struggles in the sub-continent.

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Time for batsmen to step up - Trott

Time for batsmen to step up - Trott

Jonathan Trott acknowledges the need for England’s batsmen to deliver first-innings runs in Colombo as they aim to level the two-Test series with Sri Lanka.

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Finn ready for recall

Finn ready for recall

Steven Finn is desperate for the chance to replace Stuart Broad as England look to end their four-Test losing streak from Tuesday in Colombo.

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Welegedara woe but Mathews returns

Welegedara woe but Mathews returns

Rob Barnett

Sri Lanka, like England, have lost one of their leading fast bowlers for the second Test, with Chanaka Welegedara being ruled due to a groin injury.

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