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Sangakkara reaches milestone, Sri Lanka build lead

LEEDS, ENGLAND: Kumar Sangakkara scored a world record equalling half century as Sri Lanka reached 214-4 at the end of the third day to leave the second test against England delicately poised on Sunday. The stylish Sangakkara became only the fourth player in test history to score seven successive half centuries as Sri Lanka threatened to take control but he fell for 55 as England took two late wickets to stall the visitors' progress. Having earlier polished off England's first innings for 365, Sri Lanka ended the day 106…