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newscricket2 months 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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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket4 months ago

SLC hand Gunathilaka, Mendis and Dickwella one-year ban from international cricket

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have suspended the trio of Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka and Niroshan Dickwella for one year from international cricket, with them also ineligible to play domestic cricket for the next six months. In addition, the trio have also been fined USD 50,000 each.
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newscricket5 months ago

Sri Lanka Cricket appoints 5-member committee to probe bio-bubble breach incident

On Thursday, Sri Lanka Cricket announced that they have appointed a five-member committee to probe the players accused of breaching bio-bubble in Durham last month. The board also confirmed that a temporary ban has been placed on the trio until investigation against them is completed.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Gunathilaka plays “ramp shot of the year” to leave commentators shell-shocked

Danushka Gunathilaka’s off-side play is a sight for sore eyes and naturally, when he played a perfect ramp shot, it was bound to create some buzz. The southpaw premeditated a Billy Stanlake full-ball by coming to the pitch of it, and then smashed it over the keeper’s head for a perfect paddle six.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Australia's Djali Bloomfield bizarrely left 'shocked' after umpire rules Gunathalika out

For the sole reason of it throwing interesting scenarios, scintillating individual displays and unusual incidents, warm-up matches are always interesting. In the warm-up match between Sri Lanka and PM XI in Canberra today, pacer Bloomfield was bizarrely left shocked despite taking a wicket.
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