newscricket2 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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reportcricket2 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Visitors grind out draw on the last day of 3rd Test

Sri Lanka churned out an unlikely draw in the third Test in Delhi as Roshen Silva (74*) and Niroshan Dickwella (44*) capitalized on Dhananjaya Silva’s hard-fought ton to see off the Indian bowlers. With 36 more minutes to go, skipper Virat Kohli eventually offered a draw that the visitors accepted.
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newscricket2 months ago

WATCH | Ravindra Jadeja commits same mistake in Delhi, gets embarrased yet again

There is nothing more frustrating in cricket than getting one's joy of wicket subdued by the umpire calling it a no-ball, and Ravindra Jadeja is quite used to it now. After claiming Karunaratne's wicket on a no ball in Nagpur, he did the same thing in Delhi, but this time it was Dinesh Chandimal.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Test skipper Dinesh Chandimal dropped from ODI side

Sri Lanka have dropped Test skipper Dinesh Chandimal from their limited-overs squad for the three-match ODI series starting December 10. However, SLC have recalled Asela Gunaratne and Danushka Gunathilaka for the first three matches of the limited overs series that will be followed by a T20I series.
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newscricket2 months ago

Russel Arnold defends Sri Lankan players over “Oxygen-gate”, gets trolled on Twitter

Russel Arnold tried to defend the Sri Lankan players, whose behavior has been questioned for Oxygen-Gate, with an illogical tweet where he asked why the Indians had worn sunnies while batting. However, Arnold received a huge backlash on Twitter for his flawed logic and was trolled by the Twitterati.
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newscricket2 months ago

Nic Pothas claims Sri Lankan players came off the field and vomited

Sri Lankan coach Nic Pothas has claimed that his players had faced a lot of trouble due to the bad air quality in Delhi and on coming off the field, they started vomiting. The second day of the final Test was interrupted regularly as the Lankans kept complaining about the quality of air in Delhi.
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newscricket2 months ago

Conditions are same for both teams, says Bharat Arun on "Oxygen-Gate"

With the Sri Lankans taking long breaks citing the pollution in Delhi during the final Test Delhi, Bharat Arun rejected the idea stating that the conditions were same for both teams. Arun also praised Kohli’s career-best knock, of 243, and called him a great role model for upcoming cricketers.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka| Talking Points from Day 2 of Third Test

India’s glorious batting innings came to an abrupt end on Sunday when the smoggy atmosphere inside Feroz Shah Kotla forced an annoyed Virat Kohli to declare at 536/7. Sri Lanka didn’t start well either with Shami, Ishant Sharma, and Ravindra Jadeja reducing them to 131/3 by the end of Day 2.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to ugly sportsmanship shown by Sri Lanka in Delhi

Virat Kohli scored his sixth Test double century on the second day of the India-Sri Lanka match. But the day will be remembered for the "Oxygen-break" that the Sri Lankans forced during the match and the Twitterati didn't miss the chance to target the visitors for the same.
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newscricket2 months ago

Dinesh Chandimal laments poor batting show for Sri Lanka's heaviest defeat in Tests

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal has stated that his team's inability to post a decent total in the first innings after winning the toss in Nagpur was the major reason behind the loss to India. Chandimal has also added that he was heartbroken after Sri Lanka's heaviest ever defeat in Tests.
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