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Run-laden second Test heads for draw

Colombo, July 30: India compiled their second-highest total ever as the big-scoring second cricket Test against Sri Lanka headed for a draw on Friday.

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Sri Lanka make 19/0 at lunch

Colombo, July 30: Sri Lanka were 19 for no loss in the second innings at lunch, after bowling out India for 707 in the first innings, on the final day of the second cricket Test here Friday.


India end fourth day at 669/9, take 27 runs lead

Colombo, July 29: India made 669 for nine in the first innings, in reply to Sri Lanka's 642 for four declared, and took a 27-run lead at the end of the fourth day's play in the second cricket Test her

Essex snap up Windies all-rounder Bravo

London, Jul 29: West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has been signed by Essex for the English county's Twenty20 finals day.

Essex qualified for the last four with victory over Lancashire on Tuesday a

Broad keen to match father's Ashes exploits

Nottingham (England), Jul 29: Stuart Broad has admitted his father will have family bragging rights until he too is a member of an England team that has won an Ashes series in Australia.

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Debutant Raina hits ton as India makes 477/4


Colombo, July 29: Suresh Raina scored a century on debut as India avoided a follow on and scored 477 for four in the first innings, in reply to Sri Lanka's 642 for four declared, at lunch on the fourt

New proposal to revolutionise Test cricket championship

Sydney, Jul 29: A new proposal under consideration is all set to revolutionise Test cricket, with the two best nations to play a grand final possibly over six days or, even until there is a result.

Akram says ‘knee-jerk’ reactions bane of Pak cricket

Lahore, July 29: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has called for stability in the national team, and urged the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to stick with newly-appointed skipper Salman Butt.


Sachin Tendulkar slams double century


Colombo, July 29: Sachin Tendulkar hit an unbeaten 202 and Suresh Raina made 120 on his debut as India matched Sri Lanka's scoring spree in the second cricket Test on Thursday.

England win toss and bat against Pakistan

Nottingham, England, July 29: England captain Andrew Strauss won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in the first Test of a four-match series at Trent Bridge here on Thursday.

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