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Sri Lanka cricket captain eyes win over India in Jadeja’s absence

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The absence of world number one all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja from India’s team has given Sri Lanka hope that they can avoid a series whitewash in the third and final Test starting Saturday (12), home skipper Dinesh Chandimal said. Left-arm spinner Jadeja was banned for one match for dangerous play in India’s second Test win that secured the team an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. But despite the hosts suffering huge defeats in the first two matches, Chandimal is confident of pulling one back against the world’s top Test side in Pallekele. “We are two down but still we are a really…

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