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newscricket16 days ago

Reports | Angelo Mathews willing to return to the Sri Lanka squad

According to reports, Sri Lanka cricketer Angelo Mathews is interested to make a comeback for the national squad and the all-rounder has mailed Sri Lanka Cricket of his intentions to do so. Sri Lanka Cricket will take a final decision on the matter at a meeting on Tuesday, October 13.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Theekshana, Jayawickrama named in Sri Lanka’s T20 World Cup squad

Mystery spinner Maheesh Theekshana, who starred on his international debut last week, has been named in Sri Lanka's 15-member T20 World Cup squad, alongside left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama and top-order batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa. Meanwhile, former captain Angelo Mathews misses out.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sri Lanka players sign national contracts till end of 2021, Angelo Mathews misses out

After citing ‘lack of transparency' and strong refusal to renew the contract, the Lankan players have finally signed the national contract which is valid till December 2021. Notable omissions from the contract list include Angelo Mathews, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, and Niroshan Dickwella.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Satire | Sri Lanka should be grateful that they are still playing international cricket

Let’s just say, if you are not living under a rock, or Sri Lanka, whichever is more under the soil now, you would know that Sri Lanka are very lucky. In fact, incredibly lucky to be playing international cricket. But does the buck end there?
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newscricket4 months ago

Angelo Mathews rules himself out of white-ball series against India amid retirement speculations

Angelo Mathews has ruled himself out of the upcoming limited-overs series against India as the senior Sri Lankan player has informed the board to relieve him from national duties until further notice. There also have been media reports which claim Matthews is considering international retirement.
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newscricket5 months ago

ENG vs SL | Angelo Mathews dropped for England tour; Avishka Fernando and Nuwan Pradeep earn recalls

Angelo Mathews continues to be sidelined from Sri Lanka’s squad that will fly to England to play the limited-overs series starting June 23. Meanwhile, Avishka Fernando and pacer Nuwan Pradeep have earned their recall alongside four uncapped players in the 24-man squad against England.
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newscricket6 months ago

BAN vs SL | Kusal Perera named new Sri Lanka ODI skipper; Karunaratne and Mathews dropped

On Wednesday, Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) announced the 18-man squad for the ODI series against Bangladesh, in which they named Kusal Perera as the new skipper. Meanwhile, a host of big names - Dimuth Karunaratne, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews - have been overlooked for the 50-over games.
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newscricket8 months ago

WI vs SL | Angelo Mathews named as Sri Lanka's stand-in T20I captain

Senior batsman Angelo Mathews will be leading the Sri Lankan side in the T20I series against the West Indies in the absence of skipper Dasun Shanaka. Shanaka wouldn't be able to make it to the tour on time as his travel plans got delayed due to the US transit visa issues, which has delayed his trip.
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newscricket9 months ago

SL vs ENG | Angelo Mathews and Nuwan Pradeep return for England Tests

Following his injury in the Lanka Premier League, Angelo Mathews finally makes his well-awaited comeback in the two-match home Test series against England. Meanwhile, Nuwan Pradeep also got a call up for the series alongside Sandakan while Dhananjaya de Silva missed out after his injury.
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newscricket10 months ago

Angelo Mathews ruled out of SA Tests with hamstring issue but picked for England series

Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the Test series against South Africa with a hamstring injury but has been picked for the Test series against England. Meanwhile, the selectors have picked Wanindu Hasaranga, Minod Bhanuka, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka, and Santhush Gunathilaka in the team.
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