featurecricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sri Lanka's predicted XI for the game against Australia

After two back to back washed out games that they could have won, Sri Lanka are up against another team from the Southern Hemisphere. A win could give them a chance to make it into the top four but a loss could very well end their chances of making the top four considering their remaining fixtures.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sri Lanka's predicted XI for the game against Bangladesh

After getting thrashed by the Kiwis, all of Sri Lanka’s fears from their experience in the last couple of years would have come rushing back into the minds of their fans. After their horrible batting performance against Afghanistan, the washout against Pakistan didn’t help their qualification cause.
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featurecricket2 months 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
featurecricket3 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sri Lanka’s predicted XI for match against Afghanistan

Sri Lanka will head into their second match of the World Cup on the back of a disappointing 10-wicket loss against last edition’s runners-up - New Zealand. Dimuth Karunaratane-led Sri Lanka will hope that his squad will be able to register a win against Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Tuesday.
Daniel Arambur
newscricket3 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sri Lanka need to build partnerships, says Dimuth Karunaratne

Dimuth Karunaratne has stated that Sri Lanka need to build partnerships, referring to his side’s dismal batting display against New Zealand on Saturday where they were dismissed for 136 runs. Sri Lanka were put to bat first and were completely decimated by the swing on a green wicket.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts as Sri Lanka pull off a Pakistan-like batting collapse in Cardiff

Sri Lanka opened their World Cup campaign with a paltry total of 136 runs on the scoreboard as their batsmen struggled to score against the New Zealand pace trio. Cricket fans expressed their disappointment on Twitter and roasted Sri Lankan for their terrible batting performances.
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featurecricket3 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | SWOT Analysis - Sri Lanka

Why has it come to this position? What happened to Sri Lankan cricket - a team that had somehow able to find its feet in the World Cup and pose a serious threat to the established order? Well, the answer could never have been satisfactory and extended grass-root research might as well do it.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket7 months ago

Thisara Perera raises questions about Lasith Malinga’s leadership after FB squabble with latter’s wife

Thisara Perera has written a letter to SLC CEO Ashley de Silva, raising objection against Lasith Malinga’s leadership after a social media exchange between him and Malinga's wife. He described the team as "a laughing stock to the whole country" for the same activity and asked the board to intervene.
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newscricketa year ago

VIDEO | Bangladesh is at it again; reviews for an LBW call despite ball never hitting the pads

Bangladesh and embarrassment always go hand in hand and more often than not, players put themselves in a situation that makes them a butt of joke. Yesterday, despite ball coming straight off the bat and not hitting the pad at all, Mehidy Hasan appealed for an LBW and then went for a review too.
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newscricketa year ago

Rest of the World can be seen competing against West Indies in a T20I on May 31 at Lords

A special T20 match will be played between Rest of the World XI and West Indies at Lord's on May 31 and the funds collected from it would go towards the restoration of the two cricket grounds Dominica and Angulia in West-Indies, after they were damaged by hurricanes in September 2017.
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