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Sri Lanka 395-5 vs. S.Africa at lunch on day 2

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Scores at lunch on the second day of the second cricket test between Sri Lanka and South Africa at Sinhalese...full story
updated 2014-07-25 03:01 PM
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Sri Lanka 395-5 vs. S.Africa at lunch on day 2
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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