For Sri Lanka, the second Test at the P Sara Oval, beginning on Thursday, will have great sentimental value. After all, it will be the final international match of one of their greats. While India would be pleased to be part of the special occasion,
In spite of Dinesh Chandimal’s exploits on day three of the Galle Test, India would still have been relatively confident of victory on day four, as they needed a little over 150 runs with nine wickets in hand
MS Dhoni produced what could easily be one of the greatest ever knocks in the history of ODI cricket to help India pull off a miraculous win over Sri Lanka to clinch the Celkon Mobile Tri-Series. Dhoni steered India to a nerve-wrecking one-wicket win with just two balls to spare.
Sri Lanka have never won a Test in Australia, leave alone a series. As such, there wouldn’t be plenty of hopes from the island nation as they take on the Australians in Australia. In spite of their poor record though they should be disappointed if they do not put up a fighting show in their latest battle against the Aussies.
The First Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand was done and dusted inside three Tests at Galle. Hosts Sri Lanka eased to a 10-wicket win following a destructive spell from Rangana Herath which saw the Kiwis shot out for a paltry 118 in their second innings.