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Niroshan Dickwella stumps Sikandar Raza, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Harare, 5th day, January 23, 2020 (ESPNCI)


Lahiru Kumara is ecstatic after taking a wicket, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Harare, 5th day, January 23, 2020 (ESPNCI)


Sri Lanka celebrate a wicket, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Harare, 5th day, (ESPNCI) January 23, 2020


Suranga Lakmal sends one down, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Harare, 5th day, January 23, 2020 (ESPNCI)


Suranga Lakmal celebrates with his team-mates, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Harare, 5th day, January 23, 2020 (ESPNCI)


Niroshan Dickwella plays a cut, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Harare, 4th day, January 22, 2020 (ESPNCI)


Angelo Mathews celebrates his hundred, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, 4th day, Harare, January 22, 2020 (ESPNCI)


Dhananjaya de Silva punches down the ground, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, 3rd Day, Harare, January 21, 2020 (ESPNCI)


Kusal Mendis prepares to play a slog sweep, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, 3rd Day, Harare, January 21, 2020 (ESPNCI)


Dimuth Karunaratne seeks a high five from Lahiru Kumara, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Harare, 1st day, January 19, 2020 (ESPNCI)

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* Sri Lanka riding on Lahiru Kumara’s promise while Zimbabwe lose Kyle Jarvis to injury

Jan 27 (ESPNCI) For a side playing their first Test in 14 months, Zimbabwe’s defiance was encouraging. Ultimately, however, it was fruitless. They batted 148 overs in the first innings, and 92 overs in the second, but where most batsmen’s defence was in order on a docile Harare surface, they were less adept at scoring runs.
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* Kyle Jarvis out of second Sri Lanka Test with back injury

Jan 27 (ICC) imbabwe fast bowler Kyle Jarvis is set to miss the second Test against Sri Lanka after sustaining a disc bulge, which has resulted in him "struggling with back movements due to lower back pain, muscle spasms and stiffness". According a statement issued by Zimbabwe Cricket on Sunday, 1 January, Jarvis will undergo a period of rest to allow for the pain to subside before he starts physio therapy.
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* Kobe Bryant: Basketball legend dies in helicopter crash

Jan 27 (BBC) US basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna are among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in the city of Calabasas, California. Bryant, 41, was travelling in a private helicopter when it came down and burst into flames.
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* Shoaib Malik’s comeback fifty ends Pakista’s losing streak

Jan 25 (ESPNCI) It was neither pretty nor particularly engaging, but now isn’t the time for Pakistan to worry about that. They followed a disciplined bowling performance with a gritty chase spearheaded by the returning Shoaib Malik, after a second-ball duck for Babar Azam threatened to turn a straightforward task somewhat hairy.
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* In Shreyas Iyer, India finally have a No. 4 again

Jan 25 (ESPNCI) Shreyas Iyer has threatened to play an innings like this for India for a long time; an innings where he seemed invincible. He had no business being that. He should have been very vincible. Out of place even.
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* Pakistan eye series sweep against Bangladesh

Jan 27 (ICC) Pakistan have already taken an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the three-match series against Bangladesh, but will want to complete the sweep with a win in the third T20I in Lahore on Monday, 27 January. Pakistan, who fielded the same XI in the first two matches, might want to test their bench strength in the final game.
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* Five areas in which England have improved against South Africa

Jan 27 (ESPNCI) At the time Rory Burns went home from this tour, there were serious concerns about the strength of England’s top order. That was understandable, too: Dom Sibley had a Test average of 14.20 and Zak Crawley had one Test run. But the pair have taken the opportunity offered so well that they have both made a strong case
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* India aim to maintain T20I ascendancy

Jan 25 (ICC) India have won seven out of their last eight T20Is, and four on the trot. Another win would present them a great chance to win the series: something they haven’t been able to achieve in their previous two attempts in New Zealand.
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* ICC expands qualifiers for 2021 T20 World Cup to 16 teams

Jan 25 (ESPNCI) The ICC has eased concerns over proposed plans to scrap the men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier for the 2021 edition of the men’s T20 World Cup, announcing that it will remain in a revised format. After receiving push-back from some leading Associate members over threats to scrap the qualifier altogether,
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