newscricketa month ago

It was a really good total, but these things happen in cricket, says Dinesh Chandimal

Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal was adamant that his side put up a good total in the Nidahas Trophy loss to Bangladesh, who he credited for putting up a strong chase to win the match. Chandimal lauded the efforts of Mushfiqur Rahim as he said that it was one of the best innings he’d seen.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | 1st T20I Preview, Match Predictions, Weather, Line-ups, Live Streaming, Press Conferences

India commence the Nidahas Trophy against hosts Sri Lanka, who will have a massive point to prove in front of the home crowd after India’s whitewash on the last tour. India, on the other hand, are taking a risk playing a second string side who will be motivated to cement a place in the first team.
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newscricket2 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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newscricket5 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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reportcricket5 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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newscricket5 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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newscricket5 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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newscricket5 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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newscricket5 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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newscricket5 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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