newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Angelo Mathews returns to Sri Lanka squad as Dinesh Chandimal gets dropped

After missing out to Sri Lanka’s most of the Southern Hemisphere sojourn, Angelo Mathews has returned to the Sri Lankan squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup. Meanwhile, the national selection committee has dropped former skipper Dinesh Chandimal from the squad, possibly ending his career.
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newscricket5 months ago

VIDEO | Angelo Mathews does 10 push-ups to prove his fitness

With the increase in competition in world cricket, fitness has become a top priority for many cricketers across the globe. Players are asked to prove their fitness ahead of a crucial series and Angelo Mathews did something like that as he tried proving his fitness by doing push-ups on the field. 
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newscricket8 months ago

Axed from captaincy, Angelo Mathews rues for being made a scapegoat

Angelo Mathews has claimed that he has been singled out by the cricket board for what was a collective failure of his team in their Asia Cup campaign. Sri Lanka lost both their group stage matches against Bangladesh and Afghanistan in the ongoing Asia cup to make an early exit from the tournament.
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newscricketa year ago

Nidahas Trophy | Dinesh Chandimal to lead Sri Lanka tr-series

The Sri Lanka Cricket Board announced the squad for the Nidahas Trophy and named Dinesh Chandimal as their captain for the tri-series as Angelo Mathews will miss the tournament due to a recurring calf injury. The tri-series also involving India and Bangladesh is set to begin on March 6 in Colombo.
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newscricketa year ago

Nidahas Trophy : BCB and SLC not concerned with BCCI’s decision of resting star players

BCB and the SLC have asserted that they are not concerned with BCCI’s decision of resting star players like Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni for the Nidahas Trophy. The Tri-series, which is scheduled to start from March 6 in Colombo, will mark the 70th anniversary of Sri Lanka's independence.
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newscricketa year ago

Angelo Mathews ruled out of Nidahas Trophy with calf injury

Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the upcoming Nidahas Trophy with a calf injury that he picked during a training session while undergoing rehab. In his absence, Dinesh Chandimal is expected to lead the side in Nidahas Trophy, which marks Sri Lanka's 70 years of independence.
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newscricketa year ago

Angelo Mathews reinstated as Sri Lanka’s limited-overs captain

Six months after stepping down as Sri Lanka's captain across all formats of the game, Angelo Mathews has, once again, been given the team's limited-overs captaincy duty today. The 30-year-old all-rounder resigned from the role after Sri Lanka's shambolic series defeat to Zimbabwe in July.
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newscricketa year ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Angelo Mathews ruled out of Mumbai T20I with hamstring injury

Angelo Mathews will be out of action for at least two weeks with the hamstring tear he sustained while bowling in the second T20I in Indore yesterday. The all-rounder didn't come out to bat either as Sri Lanka suffered a heavy 88-run defeat and will fly back home to nurse his injury problems.
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newscricketa year ago

Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal left out of Sri Lanka T20 squad for India series

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced the squad for the upcoming three T20I games against India which will start after the third ODI in Visakhapatnam. Lasith Malinga didn’t find a place in the squad and Suranga Lakmal and Lahiru Thirimanne have also been rested for the games.
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newscricketa year ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Angelo Mathews fit for third ODI in Visakhapatnam

Sri Lanka will be mightily relieved to get the news of Angelo Mathews' timely recovery from cramps ahead of the third and deciding ODI against India in Vizag. The 30-year-old suffered cramps during his unbeaten knock of 111 runs in the second ODI in Mohali, where Sri Lanka lost by 141 runs.
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