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newscricket4 months ago

BAN vs SL 2022 | Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 10 wickets in second Test, win series

Sri Lanka have defeated Bangladesh by 10 wickets in the second Test at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka to win the two-match series 1-0. They only had 29 runs to chase after skittling Bangladesh out for 169 in the second innings, before Oshada Fernando and Dimuth Karunaratne got the job done.
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newscricket4 months ago

BAN vs SL 2022 | Internet reacts as Sri Lankan players disappointed after Angelo Mathews fell for 199

Angelo Mathews was in supreme touch for Sri Lanka during their first Test match against Bangladesh in Chattogram, but he fell one run short of a well-deserved double hundred on Monday. Sri Lankan players, who desperately wanted a double ton from Mathews' bat, was left disappointed after his wicket.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs SL 2022 | Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli's prediction coming true in 2nd Test against Sri Lanka

India are just seven wickets away to complete a 2-0 sweep in the Test series against Sri Lanka at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Ravindra Jadeja, On Day 3 in the 21st over, bowled Angelo Mathews moments after Virat Kohli, who was fielding at first slip, said a wicket would come.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Angelo Mathews willing to return to the Sri Lanka squad

According to reports, Sri Lanka cricketer Angelo Mathews is interested to make a comeback for the national squad and the all-rounder has mailed Sri Lanka Cricket of his intentions to do so. Sri Lanka Cricket will take a final decision on the matter at a meeting on Tuesday, October 13.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Theekshana, Jayawickrama named in Sri Lanka’s T20 World Cup squad

Mystery spinner Maheesh Theekshana, who starred on his international debut last week, has been named in Sri Lanka's 15-member T20 World Cup squad, alongside left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama and top-order batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa. Meanwhile, former captain Angelo Mathews misses out.
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newscricketa year ago

Sri Lanka players sign national contracts till end of 2021, Angelo Mathews misses out

After citing ‘lack of transparency' and strong refusal to renew the contract, the Lankan players have finally signed the national contract which is valid till December 2021. Notable omissions from the contract list include Angelo Mathews, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, and Niroshan Dickwella.
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featurecricketa year 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?
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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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