newscricket4 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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newscricket8 months 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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newscricketa year ago

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh | Shakib Al Hasan denies calling players back against Sri Lanka

Shakib Al Hasan claimed that his gesture of calling the players back in the last over of the game against Sri Lanka was actually him telling his players to continue with the match. While admitting that he had failed to control his emotions, Shakib said that he would be more careful in the future.
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newscricketa year ago

Nidahas Trophy | Kusal Mendis’ dismissal in 15th over was turning point of match, says Thisara Perera

Thisara Perera has asserted that Kusal Mendis’ dismissal by Yuzvendra Chahal in the 15th over turned the match in India's favour as the visitors defeated SL by 6 wickets in the Nidahas Trophy yesterday. Sri Lanka now need a win against Bangladesh to give themselves a chance of making the final.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma's struggle and Kl Rahul's hit wicket as India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets

After winning the second match against Bangladesh, India continued their good performance, beating Sri Lanka by six wickets with 9 balls to spare. India looked in control of the game but the Twitterati reserved their comedy for KL Rahul's bizarre hit wicket and Rohit Sharma's ongoing struggles.
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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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newscricketa year ago

Rohit Sharma happy for players cashing in on given opportunities

Rohit Sharma has praised the youngsters for grabbing the given opportunities beautifully during the series against Sri Lanka. Despite losing the series, Thisara Perera has claimed that it gave a chance to learn many things and he also praised his bowlers to give some fight in Mumbai.
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reportcricketa year ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Rohit-Rahul pyrotechnics seal series for India

Though Sri Lanka finally put up a fight with the bat, it came after a carnage from Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul, whose 165-run partnership helped India post a score of 260. The visitors could only manage a score of 172 in reply to concede the game by 88 runs and the series with a game to play.
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newscricketa year ago

WATCH | Rohit Sharma hits 28 in 5 balls to become joint-fastest centurion in T20Is

Rohit Sharma has been absolutely brutal in the ongoing series against Sri Lanka, where he has scored at will in all three formats. After becoming the first man to score three double centuries in ODIs, he went on to equal David Miller’s fastest T20I century, in 35 balls, record in Indore. 
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