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newscricket9 days 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricket6 months 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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newscricket8 months 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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newscricket8 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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newscricket8 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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