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newscricketa month ago

Angelo Mathews’ absence real turning point in 2011 World Cup final, rues Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara, who led Sri Lanka in the 2011 World Cup final against India, believes Angelo Mathews’ injury in the semis, which forced him out of the final, is what dented the Lankans in the final. Sri Lanka were downed in the final by India, who lifted their first World Cup trophy in 28 years.
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newscricket2 months ago

187 against Australia in Mohali one of my best knocks, states Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan has stated that he considers the 187 he scored against Australia on his debut in Mohali as one of the best knocks of his career thus far. Dhawan also expressed that scoring against Australia is always a big thing and revealed that he had no idea about the record he broke that day.
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newscricket2 months ago

Going to miss playing in front of a huge crowd, asserts Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan is of the opinion that fans bring an aura to a cricket match and he will miss all that if cricket resumes behind closed doors. However, he has also added that he is eager to get to the field to have the joy of playing cricket after being forced to sit at home for two months now.
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newscricket6 months ago

ICC Test Rankings | Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara stay rooted as Ajinkya Rahane inches up

Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara have maintained their spot at one and six respectively in the ICC Test rankings as Ajinkya Rahane climbed up to eight. Ben Stokes rose o the second spot among all-rounders while Angelo Mathews grabbed the 16th spot with an unbeaten double ton against Zimbabwe.
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newscricket6 months ago

Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal are frontline choices over Kusal Perera, clarifies Sri Lanka selector

Sri Lanka’s chief selector Ashantha de Mel justified the non-selection of Kusal Perera in the Test squad for the tour of Zimbabwe by saying that seniors Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal were always the frontline options. Sri Lanka will play two Tests against Zimbabwe, starting from January 19.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs SL | Isuru Udana all but ruled out of third T20I, confirms Mickey Arthur

Mickey Arthur has confirmed that Isuru Udana, who hurt his knee in the fourth over of India's chase and stayed off the field for the rest of the match, will most likely miss the third T20I. Udana, whilst putting in a dive to save a KL Rahul shot, hurt his knee and had to be carried off the field.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs SL | Angelo Mathews returns to Sri Lanka T20I squad

Angelo Mathews is set to return to Sri Lanka’s T20I squad, after a long break, with the team touring India for a limited-overs series this month. Sri Lanka will play three T20 International matches against the Men in Blue, starting January 5 at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Assam.
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newscricket7 months ago

PAK vs SL | Hope Test cricket returns regularly to Pakistan, hopes Azhar Ali

Pakistan Test skipper Azhar Ali hopes that Test cricket will return to Pakistan frequently now that Sri Lanka will play a two-match Test series against them beginning from December 11. Test cricket has returned to Pakistan after a gap of ten long years and Azhar is positive about Pakistan's chances.
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newscricket7 months ago

PAK vs SL | Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal return as Sri Lanka name full-strength squad

In Pakistan's first home Test after 10 years, Dimuth Karunaratne will lead a full-strength Sri Lanka side, with Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal returning to the squad. The team leaves for Pakistan on December 8 where they will play two Test matches as a part of the World Test Championship.
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newscricket9 months ago

Seniors’ refusal to tour Pakistan has been a blessing in disguise for us, says SLC Secretary

Mohan de Silva, the honorary Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket, believes that the Sri Lankan youngsters have benefited a lot from their tour of Pakistan. Absence of senior players gave the young players a stage to prove their talent and Sri Lanka whitewashed Pakistan in their own den in the T20Is.
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