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In the third game of the tri-series between India and Sri Lanka played at Jamaica on Tuesday, Mahela Jayawardene and Upul Tharanga batted brilliantly to add 213 for the opening wicket in 38.4 overs.

Sri Lanka thrashed India by 161 runs in Match 3 of the Celkon Mobile Cup at Jamaica. None of the Indian batsmen threatened to chase down the huge target of 349.

Sri Lanka has made two changes to their Champions Trophy squad for the upcoming Tri-Series in West Indies. Tillakaratne Dilshan is out of the tournament because of the calf muscle injury he sustained during the Semi-Final against India.

Cycling’s fallen hero Lance Armstrong has finally admitted to doping en route to winning seven Tour de France titles. Following this admission of guilt, Armstrong has received backlashes from different sections of the sporting fraternity.

The fifth and final ODI between Sri Lanka and New Zealand ended in a no result because of heavy rain at Hambantota.

Superb bowling spells from Dilhara Fernando (5/17) and Jacob Oram (3/16) set up an easy win for Uva Next over Basnahira Cricket Dundee (BCD) on Sunday night. The Thilina Kandamby led Uva Next crushed the Dilshan led BCD by 8 wickets with 10 balls to spare.

India eased to a 6-wicket win with as many as 46 balls to spare in the 4th ODI at Colombo. With this effort, India has captured the Series as well with an unassailable lead of 3-1 with one more match to come.

Sri Lanka completed an easy 9-wicket win to level the ODI Series 1-1 before leaving to Colombo. India couldn’t put up any sort of fight with the ball as the Lankans eased to the target of 139 in just 19.5 overs without playing any real big shots.