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featurecricket15 days 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?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Three from Sri Lanka camp test positive for Covid-19; first ODI in jeopardy

Three members from the Sri Lanka camp - two cricketers and a support staff - have reportedly tested positive for Covid-19 hours before the commencement of the first ODI against Bangladesh. The development means that the first ODI, which is set to start in 2.30 hours time, is now in doubt.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

Chaminda Vaas resigns from the position of Sri Lanka's bowling coach

In what comes as surprising news, Chaminda Vaas, within days of being hired as Sri Lanka's bowling coach, has resigned from his position, just ahead of the West Indies tour. The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) expressed their displeasure at the exit of Vaas and termed it a 'disheartening' move.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa year ago

Afridi used Sachin Tendulkar’s bat to score fastest hundred, reveals Azhar Mahmood

Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has revealed that Shahid Afridi used the bat of Sachin Tendulkar - which was given to him by Waqar Younis - when he hit a 37-ball ton against Sri Lanka in 1996. Afridi’s ton, which came in his first-ever innings, was the then-fastest ODI century of all time.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Chaminda Vaas backs India to make semi-finals

Chaminda Vaas is confident that the Indian team under the leadership of Virat Kohli and guidance of Ravi Shastri will definitely make the semi-finals of this year’s World Cup in England. Meanwhile, Rangana Herath backed the Indian spinners to shine in next month’s global showdown.
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newscricket4 years ago

Rangana Herath to lead Sri Lanka against India in first two Tests

Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath will lead Sri Lanka in the first Two Tests against India even though Upul Tharanga had been selected the vice-captain for the Zimbabwe Test. Earlier today, Dinesh Chandimal was ruled out of the Galle Test after being admitted to a hospital with pneumonia.
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