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Sri Lanka team, nation look ahead

On the way to watch India vs. Pakistan in ICC World Twenty20

Updated: October 9, 2012, 8:38 PM ET
By Wright Thompson | ESPN.com

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OLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Last night, already in a haze from jet lag, cheap beer and the seething energy on the eve of a Pakistan-India match, I stood in a living room and listened to friends explain the Green Bay Packers to the head coach of Pakistan's cricket team. Andy and Melissa Heger live on a quiet lane in central Colombo, moving here after falling in love with it during a sailing trip around the world, somehow ending up in the inner circle of subcontinent cricket. Andy went to the same ...

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