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The Sri Lanka players pose after their series win, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 5th day, November 10, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Players shake hands after Sri Lanka's win, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 5th day, November 10, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Dimuth Karunaratne was awarded the Man of the Series, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 5th day, November 10, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Rangana Herath finished with match figures of 13 for 152, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 5th day, November 10, (ESPNCI)


Rangana Herath and his team celebrate a wicket, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 4th day, November 9, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Suranga Lakmal struck an enterprising 21, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 4th day, November 9, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Rangana Herath was bowled after missing a sweep, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 4th day, November 9, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Rangana Herath took yet another five-wicket haul, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 4th day, November 9, 2016 (ESPNCI)

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* Outcome of the discussion with National team by officials held today

Jan 17 (SLC) Colombo- Bouncing back graciously from a crushing defeat, Sri Lanka’s youngest test team led by Captain Angelo Mathews engaged in a lengthy discussion with President of Sri Lanka Cricket Hon. Thilanga Sumathipala this afternoon. During the meeting, the captain affirmed his team’s commitment to re-strategize for the upcoming T20 and ODI in South Africa.
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* South Africa vs Sri Lanka, Test series: Visitors’ marks out of 10

Jan 17 (CC) Sri Lanka suffered an embarrassing 0-3 whitewash against South Africa. To be precise, Sri Lanka lost sixteen wickets in three sessions to suffer this shambolic defeat. They never looked to be in the game throughout the series and were completely undone by Faf du Plessis and co. Sri Lanka were first bowled out for 131 in the first innings of the final Test, as Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada took 3 wickets each which was followed by an enforced follow-on.
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* Sridharan Sriram to coach Australia's spinners in India

Jan 17 (ESPNCI) Sridharan Sriram, the former India left-arm spinning allrounder, will mentor Australia's legion of slow bowlers on their upcoming Test tour of India. Sriram has worked with Australia's spinners on previous occasions, including on last year's tour of Sri Lanka and in the World Twenty20 in India earlier in 2016, and he was also engaged for the tour of Bangladesh that was ultimately postponed.
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* Sri Lanka’s ‘Dilscoop’ inventor Tillakaratne Dilshan signs for City Kaitak in Hong Kong T20 Blitz

Jan 17 (SCMP) Sri Lankan dynamo Tillakaratne Dilshan – the man behind the famous “Dilscoop” shot – will bring his brand of innovative and exciting cricket to Tin Kwong Road when he lines up for City Kaitak in the Hong Kong T20 Blitz from March 8-12. The 40-year-old former test captain is a made-for-T20 player with his aggressive batting, outstanding fielding and off spin.
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* AB de Villiers 'not retiring out of any format'

Jan 17 (ESPNCI) AB de Villiers has said he is not retiring from Test cricket, squashing speculation over the last few days that he was going to give up the longest format. "I'm not retiring out of Test cricket, I'm not retiring out of any format, that's for sure. I am not prepared to do that," he told South African radio station 702 on Tuesday.
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* Johannesburg and Wellington Test centurions on the charge in latest MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings

Jan 17 (ICC) The six centurions from the recently concluded Test matches in Johannesburg and Wellington have been rewarded with impressive movements in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, which were released on Tuesday morning. South Africa’s Hashim Amla, who while scoring 134 became the eighth batsman to score a century in his 100th Test, has jumped four places to claim sixth position, while JP Duminy, who scored 155 and added 292 runs for the third wicket with Amla, has vaulted nine places to secure a career-high 33rd position.
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