newscricket5 months ago

Dhananjaya de Silva backs out from West Indies tour after father’s murder

All-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva has opted to withdraw himself from the upcoming tour of West Indies after his father was shot dead by unidentified gunmen ahead of the team’s departure. Silva’s father, Ranjan, who was a local politician was killed in Ratmalana, a suburb in Colombo around midnight.
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newscricket8 months 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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newscricket10 months ago

With good team attitude, results will follow, says Dinesh Chandimal

After a hard-fought draw in the third Test in Delhi, Dinesh Chandimal was a pleased man and asked his team to continue showing good attitude that will eventually help them achieve the desired results. The Lankan skipper has also praised Dhananjaya de Silva's character for grabbing the opportunity.
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newscricketa year ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Dhananjaya de Silva replaces injured Kusal Perera in Sri Lanka squad

Dhananjaya de Silva has been confirmed as Kusal Perera’s replacement in the Sri Lanka squad for the remainder of their 2017 Champions Trophy campaign on Saturday (June 10). Perera had picked up a hamstring injury during Sri Lanka's seven-wicket win against India at The Oval on Thursday.
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