Sri Lanka vs England 2nd Test Day 5: Leach completes five-for as England claim unassailable 2-0 series lead

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Jack Leach finished with career-best figures of 5-83 off 28 overs

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England spinner Jack Leach completed his maiden five-wicket haul to not only lead his side to a 57-run win over Sri Lanka on the final day in Kandy, but also hand them an unassailable 2-0 series lead.

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McCullum and Taylor out of Sri Lanka tour

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“Both players are vital to our success and fine-tuning their red-ball skills before the West Indies series starting in early December is paramount”

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum and flamboyant batsman Ross Taylor have both been ruled out of the upcoming limited overs tour to Sri Lanka, which gets underway on November 10, in order to get some much-needed rest and relaxation ahead of the Black Caps’ home series against the West Indies in December.

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SLC ask WICB to reschedule CPL in order to avoid it clashing with SLPL

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Jayasekara is trying to do everything in his power to get the WICB to postpone the CPL

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have called on the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to postpone the inaugural edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) to a later date in order to avoid it clashing with the second edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL).

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