newscricket14 days 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month 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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reportcricketa month 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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featurecricketa month 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.
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reportcricketa month ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Lakmal and co thash hosts by 7 wickets in Dharamsala

Suranga Lakmal (4/13) was the star of the show for Sri Lanka as they restricted India to a meagre 112 score in the first ODI in Dharamsala. In reply, Upul Tharanga (49) put his side in complete control before Angelo Mathews and Niroshan Dickwella ensured the Lankans took the first game by 7 wickets.
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reportcricket2 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Visitors grind out draw on the last day of 3rd Test

Sri Lanka churned out an unlikely draw in the third Test in Delhi as Roshen Silva (74*) and Niroshan Dickwella (44*) capitalized on Dhananjaya Silva’s hard-fought ton to see off the Indian bowlers. With 36 more minutes to go, skipper Virat Kohli eventually offered a draw that the visitors accepted.
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featurecricket2 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Talking points from Day 3 of the third Test

On a day when Angelo Matthews and Dinesh Chandimal gave India a taste of their own medicine, the hosts fought back brilliantly with a flurry of wickets in the final session to restrict the Lankans to 356/9 at stumps. Here are the main talking points from all the action from Day 3 in Delhi.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Thisara Perera set to be appointed limited-overs captain

Sri Lanka Cricket have zeroed in on Thisara Perera as the skipper for the upcoming three-match ODI and T20I series against India and the announcement is to take place after the final Test match in Delhi. Perera will replace Upul Tharanga who faced a humiliating 8-0 loss to Pakistan in the UAE.
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