newscricket12 days ago

SL vs NZ | Sri Lanka include Dinesh Chandimal in squad for first Test against Kiwis

Sri Lanka have included out-of-favour batsman Dinesh Chandimal in their 15-man squad for the first Test against the Kiwis in Galle on August 14. Niroshan Dickwella and Lahiru Thirimanne have also made the cut, while Dilruwan Perera, Danushka Gunathilaka, and Shehan Jayasuriya were left out.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket13 days ago

Dinesh Chandimal named in Sri Lanka's probables list for New Zealand Test series

Dinesh Chandimal makes the cut as Sri Lanka selection committee led by Ashantha de Mel release list of 22 probables for the upcoming Test series against New Zealand. The former captain hasn't played for the Sri Lanka in six months after being axed following a disappointing series against Australia.
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newscricket20 days ago

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh | This series win a new beginning for us, says Dimuth Karunaratne

Dimuth Karunaratne has agreed that Sri Lanka are looking forward to a new beginning after a long-stretch spanning 44 months during which their ODI form had struck a low point. Sri Lanka finally embraced a home series victory when they whitewashed Bangladesh 3-0 in the recently-concluded ODI series.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Don’t think Sri Lanka were consistent enough at WC, says Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene admitted that Sri Lanka weren’t consistent enough at this year’s ICC World Cup which ultimately saw them finish sixth with three wins and four losses from nine games. Sri Lanka ended their World Cup campaign with a seven-wicket loss to India in Leeds on Saturday.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

8 things you missed | From Ravidra Jadeja imitating Kuldeep Yadav to Hardik Pandya's sportsmanship

Welcome back! What if I tell you that you missed a lot of things in the match between Sri Lanka and India because of unseen circumstance? Oh. stop crying! We are here for you. We collected all the things that you missed during the match, so don't worry. Here are 8 things you missed.
Srijith Gopal
newscricketa month ago

Twitter trolls Sanjay Manjrekar after Ravindra Jadeja's masterclass in the first innings

Cricket fans exploded on Twitter by trolling Sanjay Manjrekar as Ravindra Jadeja brought out his A game to the fore, putting on an exceptional display both with the ball and on the field. Twitterati trolled Sanjay Manjrekar for his "bits and pieces" remark over Jadeja which caused a massive stir.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I haven’t held the ball for a good eight months, reveals Angelo Mathews

Angelo Mathews has revealed that he had not bowled in any form for eight months when he took the ball in a pressure situation against West Indies on Monday and picked up a crucial wicket. He went on to discuss the match in brief and his team’s disappointing World Cup campaign so far.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Playing freely without putting pressure on ourselves helped, reveals Dimuth Karunaratne

Dimuth Karunaratne has stated that he was mighty pleased with the way his team played and stated the lack of pressure allowed them to play freely, which was the key to their success. He further discussed the game in brief before Avishka Fernando remarked on his man of the match-winning performance.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

7 things you missed | From Nuwan Pradeep picking up his cap instead of throwing the ball to Malinga getting frustrated

While you were sleeping till the final few overs of the match, you missed a ton of things that you might have missed even if you were watching the match between Sri Lanka and England. Don't worry, we have got your back! Sit back and enjoy the 7 things that you missed during the match!
Srijith Gopal
featurecricket2 months ago

ENG vs SL | Takeaways – Sri Lankan veterans roar and England’s terrible day at the office

Sri Lanka defied all the odds and came up with one of the biggest upsets of the World Cup by beating tournament favourites England in a nerve-racking encounter. After striking regularly with the ball, England stumbled in the run-chase and Lasith Malinga did well to pull things back for his side.
Suraj Choudhari