Sri Lanka vs South Africa 4th ODI: Shanaka stars as Sri Lanka claim thrilling win in rain-affected showdown

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Dasun Shanaka celebrates after scoring his maiden ODI fifty

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Sri Lanka all-rounder Dasun Shanaka walloped a 34-ball 65 and took a wicket to lead his side to a nail-biting three-run consolation win over South Africa via the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method in the fourth ODI in Pallekele.

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Sri Lanka vs India 3rd Test Day 1: Dhawan, Rahul give India the upper hand despite Sri Lanka’s comeback

Dhawan celebrates after scoring his sixth Test century

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Even though Sri Lanka did extremely well to restrict India’s dominance on the first day of the third Test in Pallekele, the tourists still hold the advantage thanks to openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul, who scored 119 and 85 respectively.

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