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featurecricket10 days ago

Sri Lanka: Simply red-hot or genuine contenders for the World T20?

The Sri Lanka cricket team was cold for a long, long time, but all of a sudden they have awakened the beast within and put up perhaps the most spectacular hot streak of the summer, only behind England's Bazball shenanigans. There just seems to be one question now: do they dare to dream?
Gantavya Adukia
newscricket14 days ago

Asia Cup 2022 | We should dedicate this win to the whole nation, beams Dasun Shanaka

Dasun Shanaka could not help but be proud of what his team had achieved at the Asia Cup, winning the tournament as underdogs and wasn't shy to admit the same by acknowledging his country's long wait for the trophy. He went on to discuss the upcoming T20 World Cup and Sri Lanka's chances at the same.
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newscricket20 days ago

Asia Cup 2022 | India's body language and mindset is to beat any country on the international stage, claims Dasun Shanaka

Dasun Shanaka has spoken highly of upcoming opponents India ahead of the Asia Cup encounter, stating they house a host of experienced players with winning mindsets who have been performing well. Nevertheless, he expressed confidence in his men, revealing they will be aiming to play positive cricket.
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newscricketa month ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Dasun Shanaka labels Bangladesh 'easier opponent', Mehidy Hasan replies 'will meet in the field'

Dasun Shanaka took a dig at Bangladesh after his team's loss to Afghanistan, stating they'll be able to do better against the Tigers since they are easier to face. However, Mehidy Hasan refused to make a direct comment on the same stating the truth shall come out when the two face off eventually.
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newscricketa month 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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featurecricket3 months ago

Sri Lanka’s gradual development around Dasun Shanaka will bring back the good old days

Dasun Shanaka is an extraordinary cricketer in an extraordinary phase, not just elevating his own game, but taking care of his Sri Lankan side admirably.
Ritam Chatterjee
newscricket7 months ago

IND vs SL 2022 | Twitter reacts as India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in 2nd T20I to win series

India beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the second T20I in Dharamsala to win the three-match series. The hosts, after winning the series opener by 62 runs, rode on Shreyas Iyer's unbeaten 44-ball 74, Ravindra Jadeja's unbeaten 18-ball 45, and Sanju Samson's 25-ball 39 to chase 184 in 17.1 overs.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs SL 2022 | We want the top-order to fire, says Dasun Shanaka

Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka has said that the team needs top-order to fire in order to better their chances of winning the upcoming series against India starting from Thursday. Shanaka further added that the team will miss Wanindu Hasaranga but younger players should rise to the occasion.
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newscricket7 months ago

AUS vs SL | Sri Lanka fined for slow over rate against Australia in 2nd T20I

Sri Lanka cricket team have been fined 20 percent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over rate against Australia in the second T20I fixture of the five match series. Pathum Nissanka was also warned and one demerit point was added for using ‘using audible obscenity’ during the fixture.
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newscricket8 months 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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