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featurecricket16 days 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?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket17 days 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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newscricket2 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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newscricket2 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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newscricket5 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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newscricket6 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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newscricket7 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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newscricketa year ago

Would have been tough for India had we put 320 runs in 2011 World Cup final, admits Angelo Mathews

Angelo Mathews, who missed out on the 2011 World Cup final owing to injury has stated that it would have been tough for the home side to chase down 320 runs in Wankhede on that night. On top of that, the all-rounder also admitted that the visitors were short by 20-30 runs after their first innings.
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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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