The Sri Lankan batsmen fought hard until the final moments of the fifth day but the rival bowlers got through their defences and won the match for Australia.
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Australia anticipates win by clinching early wickets of Sri Lanka
Australia came back in the match by removing the openers of Sri Lanka and the home side looks for a victory after setting a mammoth target for the visitors.
Australia on the rise besides ton from Tillakaratne Dilshan – first Test vs.Sri Lanka
Tillakaratne Dilshan thrashed a ton and ably assisted by Angelo Matthews, he saved Sri Lanka from a follow on as Australia got a comprehensive lead in the match.
New Zealand toppled Sri Lanka to square the series – 2nd Test
New Zealand demonstrated an all round performance in the second Test, upset the hosts, Sri Lanka, registered their first win of 2012, and squared the series.
Thilan Samaraweera boosted Sri Lanka – second Test vs. New Zealand
Thilan Samaraweera played an anchor’s role in the first innings of Sri Lanka and avoided a follow on against New Zealand that looked eminent at one stage.
New Zealand get hold of Sri Lanka – 2nd Test
New Zealand continued their supremacy in the second Test by removing three top order batsmen of Sri Lanka after the visitors scored 412 runs in the 1st innings.
Chennai Super Kings take Revenge from Pune Warriors after a tough fight
Chennai Super Kings held their nerves and brought the statistics even by winning the match vs. Pune Warriors after losing to them earlier in the 16th match.
England comfortably placed at close on 2nd day – 2nd Test vs. Sri Lanka
England was cruising well in their first innings due to a solid opening stand of 122 runs against Sri Lanka and was chasing well at 154 with 9 wickets in hand.
Mahela Jayawardene’s ton keeps the Lankan Lions on top – 2nd Test vs. England
Mahela Jayawardene led Sri Lanka from the front by thrashing a ton as the home side ended up the first day of the second Test vs. England on a high note.