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When the first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand began at Dunedin last week, it was unanimously agreed that the hosts would be favourites to win the match and the series.

Sri Lanka 215 for 3 (Dilshan 56) beat West Indies 185 (Fletcher 57, Senanayake 4-46) by 30 runs

After dismantling the West Indians inside four days at Galle, Sri Lanka would aim to come up with a similar effort at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo, in the second Test beginning on Thursday

It may be difficult to believe that India have not won a Test in the island nation in 22 years, but that is a cruel fact. Five years back, they managed to square the series courtesy a spectacular ton from VVS Laxman,

Indian bowlers have brought India back into the game after Angelo Mathews century. Amit Mishra took four wickets to bowl out Sri Lanka for 306 runs and took important 87-runs first inning lead.

Sri Lanka thrashed Pakistan in the fifth game of the five match ODI series at Hambantota to restore some faith back. Batting first, with the help of blitzing hundred from Kusal Prera, Sri Lanka posted a mammoth total of 368 runs in 50 overs.

With the three-Test series tied 1-1, both Pakistan and Sri Lanka will look to go all out to clinch the series in the third Test at Pallekele. Pakistan won the first Test at Galle with ease while Sri Lanka fought back equally well to claim the second match at Colombo comprehensively.

Sri Lanka waltzed their way to 153 in 26.3 overs on the final day of the Colombo Test to level the three-match series 1-1. After rain again delayed the start of play on the final day, Sri Lanka did not take any chances and went on an all-out attack from the word go