Cricinfo: India v Sri Lanka 2006-07
CricinfoIndia v Sri Lanka 2006-07

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2nd ODI: India v Sri Lanka at Rajkot, 11 Feb 2006
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Kumar Sangakkara came in when Sri Lanka were staring at the specter of November 2005 when these two sides had last met at this very same ground and the tourists had been bundled out for 196. The top order had already deposited themselves in the pavilion in haste, trying to be too aggressive and Sangakkara went about providing a master class in patient counterattack. His defence was solid but he was not chary of unveiling some classic strokeplay when the opportunity arose...


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