newscricket20 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Kasun Rajitha replaces Chickenpox-affected Nuwan Pradeep in Sri Lanka team

Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup with Chickenpox and Sri Lanka have named right-arm pacer Kasun Rajitha as his replacement. Pradeep played three matches in this World Cup, picking up five wickets, including a match-winning four-fer against Afghanistan.
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newscricketa month ago

7 things you missed | From Nuwan Pradeep picking up his cap instead of throwing the ball to Malinga getting frustrated

While you were sleeping till the final few overs of the match, you missed a ton of things that you might have missed even if you were watching the match between Sri Lanka and England. Don't worry, we have got your back! Sit back and enjoy the 7 things that you missed during the match!
Srijith Gopal
featurecricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sri Lanka’s predicted XI for clash against Pakistan

Having started the World Cup with a humiliating 10 wicket loss to New Zealand, Sri Lanka regained some of their form with a win against Afghanistan though, their performance was still subpar. They’ll be determined to pull one up against Pakistan to build their confidence for future matches.
Gantavya Adukia
newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Need to improve our batting in middle overs, says Dimuth Karunaratane

Dimuth Karunaratane reckons that an improvement in the batting performance by the Sri Lankan middle order is all that they are lacking at the moment in this year’s World Cup. The Lankans defeated Afghanistan by 34 runs (DLS method) as Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Pradeep impressed with the ball.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Three Sri Lankan fielders fail to back up as dot ball goes for a four in hilarious manner

Sri Lanka are slowly making a parody of themselves and it wouldn’t be far-fetched to say that they have learnt all this from their new-found rivals Bangladesh. Today, a nothing shot by Dawlat Zardan beat three fielders, one by one, to go for a boundary when it should have ideally been a dot ball.
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featurecricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sri Lanka’s predicted XI for opener against New Zealand

Sri Lanka have arrived at the ICC World Cup 2019 with no expectations and with no pressure on their heads to go all the way at the global showpiece. That being said, Dimuth Karunaratane & Co. will be eager to prove their doubters wrong as they take on 2015 WC runners-up New Zealand on Saturday.
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newscricketa year ago

Dushmantha Chameera’s IPL participation in doubt; could miss West Indies tour as well

Sri Lankan fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera has suffered a back injury and his participation is in doubt for the ongoing IPL as well as Sri Lanka's Test tour of the West Indies in June. Sri Lanka’s chief selector Graeme Labrooy said that Chameera might take at least 3 weeks for him to resume bowling.
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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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newscricket2 years ago

WATCH: Ro "hitman" Sharma paints Mohali sky with six sixes in seven balls

Everyone and their pet dog know how dangerous Rohit Sharma can be once he gets going and his two double centuries in ODI cricket are a testimony to the same. Today, he showcased his prowess once again by hitting six sixes in seven balls on his way to score his third double century in ODIs.
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reportcricket2 years ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Talking points from Day 2 of second Test

After piling on a humongous 622/9 in the first innings of the second Test in Colombo, Ravichandran Ashwin took advantage of the sharp turn off the surface to reduce Sri Lanka to 50/2 in their first innings. For India, the lower-middle order contributed well with the bat to take the team to 622/9.
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