newscricket22 days ago

Axed from captaincy, Angelo Mathews rues for being made a scapegoat

Angelo Mathews has claimed that he has been singled out by the cricket board for what was a collective failure of his team in their Asia Cup campaign. Sri Lanka lost both their group stage matches against Bangladesh and Afghanistan in the ongoing Asia cup to make an early exit from the tournament.
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newscricket8 months 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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newscricket8 months ago

Nidahas Trophy : BCB and SLC not concerned with BCCI’s decision of resting star players

BCB and the SLC have asserted that they are not concerned with BCCI’s decision of resting star players like Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni for the Nidahas Trophy. The Tri-series, which is scheduled to start from March 6 in Colombo, will mark the 70th anniversary of Sri Lanka's independence.
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newscricket8 months ago

Angelo Mathews ruled out of Nidahas Trophy with calf injury

Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the upcoming Nidahas Trophy with a calf injury that he picked during a training session while undergoing rehab. In his absence, Dinesh Chandimal is expected to lead the side in Nidahas Trophy, which marks Sri Lanka's 70 years of independence.
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newscricket9 months ago

Angelo Mathews reinstated as Sri Lanka’s limited-overs captain

Six months after stepping down as Sri Lanka's captain across all formats of the game, Angelo Mathews has, once again, been given the team's limited-overs captaincy duty today. The 30-year-old all-rounder resigned from the role after Sri Lanka's shambolic series defeat to Zimbabwe in July.
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newscricket10 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Angelo Mathews ruled out of Mumbai T20I with hamstring injury

Angelo Mathews will be out of action for at least two weeks with the hamstring tear he sustained while bowling in the second T20I in Indore yesterday. The all-rounder didn't come out to bat either as Sri Lanka suffered a heavy 88-run defeat and will fly back home to nurse his injury problems.
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newscricket10 months ago

Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal left out of Sri Lanka T20 squad for India series

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced the squad for the upcoming three T20I games against India which will start after the third ODI in Visakhapatnam. Lasith Malinga didn’t find a place in the squad and Suranga Lakmal and Lahiru Thirimanne have also been rested for the games.
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newscricket10 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Angelo Mathews fit for third ODI in Visakhapatnam

Sri Lanka will be mightily relieved to get the news of Angelo Mathews' timely recovery from cramps ahead of the third and deciding ODI against India in Vizag. The 30-year-old suffered cramps during his unbeaten knock of 111 runs in the second ODI in Mohali, where Sri Lanka lost by 141 runs.
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reportcricket10 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Rohit Sharma leads India to domineering win

India levelled the three-match ODI series riding on Rohit Sharma’s mesmerizing unbeaten knock of 208, which helped India post a mammoth target of 393 in Mohali. Sri Lanka, in reply, could only muster a paltry total of 251 after the Indian bowlers kept claiming wickets at regular intervals.
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featurecricket10 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | How and where India won second ODI in Mohali

Rohit Sharma stole the show with a thunderous double century and showed the world that what happened in the first match was just an aberration. Although Angelo Mathews waged a lone battle for the Lankans with the bat, it was the visitors' lack of situational awareness that cost them dearly.
Bastab K Parida