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Sri Lanka have leveled the 3-match ODI Series 1-1 with a crushing 77-run win at Hambantota in the second ODI.

Thisara Perera has recently been in the news for wrong reasons as allegations of spot-fixing have surfaced against him and a few other players from Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Thisara Perera’s blinder and Darren Sammy’s timely big hits helped Sunrisers Hyderabad to clinch a thrilling 4-wicket with just three balls to spare against the Trinidad and Tobago at Mohali.

News relating to spot and match fixing continue to haunt T20 Cricket, in particular the IPL. If reports from a couple of newspapers are to be believed, four players from Sunrisers Hyderabad find themselves under the scanner for alleged involvement in fixing.

South Africa bounced back after two defeats to win the Third ODI at Pallekele by 56 runs. The Proteas have kept the 5-match series alive with this much needed victory on Friday to reduce the Sri Lankan lead to 2-1.

Kumar Sangakkara scored a 16th ODI century to set up a massive 180-run victory for hosts Sri Lanka over South Africa in the first ODI at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

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.

The Asian sides, barring Pakistan when they get their act right, have traditionally found it difficult to come to terms with the seaming conditions in England. The case is no different for Sri Lanka.