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Sri Lankan presidential candidate and former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa waves to his supporters during a rally in Neluwa village in Galle, Sri Lanka. Rajapaksa is the front-runner in Sri Lanka's upcoming presidential election.

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India's Taniya Bhatia successfully takes a run out to dismiss Sri Lanka's Nipuni Hansika during their second women's one day international cricket match in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's Smriti Mandhana, left, raises her bat scoring fifty runs against Sri Lanka as Punam Raut watches duringtheir first one day international women's cricket match in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's Raveendra Jadeja, third left, celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews with team mates during the fourth day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's Ajinkya Rahane, left, Wriddhiman Saha and Abhinav Mukund, right, unsuccessfully appeals for the wicket of Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis, second right, during the fourth day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's bowler Mohammed Shami, second left, celebrates taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga with team mates during the fourth day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli celebrates scoring a century during the fourth day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's captain Virat Kohli, right, and Abhinav Mukund run between the wickets during the third day of the first test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin plays a shot as Sri Lanka's wicket keeper Nirishan Dickwella watches during the second day's play of their first test cricket match in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's bowler Raveendra Jadeja, center, captain Virat Kohli, left, and Abhinav Mukund celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews during the third day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin, right, is congratulated by his teammates for the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella, left, during the second day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara celebrates scoring a century during the first day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's Shikhar Dhawan celebrates scoring a century during the first day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara, left, and Shikhar Dhawan run between wickets during the first day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during the first day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's cricket captain Virat Kohli gestures during a training session ahead of the first test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's cricket captain Virat Kohli walks in a batting net during a training session ahead of the first test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin tosses a ball during a training session ahead of the first test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara, left, attends a training session ahead of the first test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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India's batsman Rohit Sharma, left, listens to head coach Ravi Shastri during a training session ahead of the first test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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South African captain Hashim Amla, left, and Dale Steyn after defeating Sri Lanka by 153 runs during fifth day of the first test match in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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Fruits of the sand Why home excha­nges in Galle can be alluring

Fruits of the sand Why home excha­nges in Galle can be alluring