newscricket25 days ago

IND vs SL | Twitter pities Charith Asalanka for letting towel cost him his wicket in bizarre incident

With technology becoming increasingly embedded in cricket, batters now have the facility to unabashedly challenge calls by the umpire. However, Charith Asalanka surprised everyone as he simply walked back to the pavilion after the umpire ruled him out despite the ball having nicked just his towel.
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newscricket1 month ago

IND vs SL 2022 | Twitter reacts as Ishan Kishan's superhuman stuff with gloves makes Hardik Pandya and crowd go mad

There is nothing more beautiful to watch for a captain when one of his fielders produces a stunning fielding effort. Hardik Pandya proved the same when he expressed his joy with an infectious smile and the crowd also responded with a loud cheer after Ishan Kishan pulled off a diving catch.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts to wounded Pathum Nissanka after mid-pitch collision while attempting cheeky single

Cricket fields often produce unfortunate incidents, and sometimes players get hurt while attempting something clever. Sri Lanka’s Mr. dependable Pathum Nissanka, however, was at the non-strikers end when Charith Asalanka called for a quick single, only to knock out the former after a collision.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts to Pathum Nissanka playing dumb after bizarre mix-up at crucial juncture

A run-out right at the moment when the team is intending to switch gears can shun their scoring momentum and it culminates into a low total. Sri Lanka are on the same path against Australia as Pathum Nissanka was involved in a freak mix-up just when he was looking to steer the team’s scoring rate.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as Karthik Meiyappan spins web around Sri Lanka to register fifth hattrick in tournament history

Taking three scalps in a row with top-notch deliveries is special for any bowler and if it comes in a World Cup, the moment is to be cherished forever. Karthik Meiyappan achieved such a feat on Tuesday against Sri Lanka, becoming the fifth bowler to take a hattrick in World T20 history.
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newscricket6 months ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Sri Lanka announces squad, Dilshan Madushanka earns maiden call-up

Sri Lanka have recently announced a strong squad for the Asia Cup starting from 27 August and Dilshan Madushanka has earned his maiden call-up. Dasun Shanaka will lead the team while Charith Asalanka will be his deputy as the team will start their campaign with a game against Afghanistan.
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newscricket11 months ago

IND vs SL 2022 | Twitter reacts as Shreyas Iyer drops Charith Asalanka at deep mid-wicket

India's middle-order batter Shreyas Iyer had dropped an easy catch at deep mid-wicket during India's first of the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka, on February 24. The incident happened when Charith Asalanka tried to hit Yuzvendra Chahal over deep mid-wicket in the fifth over.
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newscricket1 year ago

SL vs AUS | Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka return for Australia T20I series

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced a 20-member squad for the five-match T20I series against Australia, and Kusal Mendis along with Danushka Gunathilaka have returned from suspension and are included in the team. The five fixtures in the series will be played across three venues in Australia.
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newscricket1 year ago

WI vs SL | Youngsters have worked hard to get this win, says Dasun Shanaka as Sri Lanka defeat West Indies

Dasun Shanaka was impressed with the performance of his teammates, and stated that the youngsters in the squad have worked very hard to claim the victory against West Indies on Thursday in Abu Dhabi. He further lauded Pathum Nissanka and Charith Asalanka for their exuberant performance with the bat.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | We were 25-30 short, reflects Dasun Shanaka after Sri Lanka’s defeat to Australia

Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka has said that his team were 25-30 runs short against Australia as they posted a total of 154/6 after having a great start in the powerplay with 53/1 on the board. Shanaka’s comments came after the Aaron Finch-led side beat Shanaka’s men by seven wickets on Thursday.
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