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Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 04.54 GMT
President congratulates Sri Lanka team for historic Test win against England


President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday congratulated Sri Lanka cricket team for their first ever Test series win in England.

"Congratulations to the Sri Lanka cricket team on the 1-0 series victory, Sri Lanka's 1st multi-Test series win in England. -MR," the President said in a twitter message.

Sri Lanka for the first time won a Test series against England in the host country.

Sri Lankan team's current winning streak started with winning the tour in Bangladesh followed by winning the Asia Cup and the T20 World Championship in April. Sri Lanka also won the T20 and ODI series against England.





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