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newscricket7 months ago

Mickey Arthur to vouch for ‘injury substitutes’ on the back of Centurion horror show

Sri Lanka head coach Mickey Arthur, who is incidentally a part of ICC’s cricket committee, has revealed that he will be taking up the issue of ‘injury replacements’ in Tests after as many as 4 Lankan players went down with injury. Sri Lanka only had 2 premier bowlers fit and bowling on Day 3.
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featurecricket7 months ago

Sri Lanka’s Centurion crumble demands rethink over ICC’s stance against injury substitutes

A quick glance at the scorecard of the ongoing Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka will lead you to believe that it has, thus far, been an evenly contested bout.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs SL | Angelo Mathews returns to Sri Lanka T20I squad

Angelo Mathews is set to return to Sri Lanka’s T20I squad, after a long break, with the team touring India for a limited-overs series this month. Sri Lanka will play three T20 International matches against the Men in Blue, starting January 5 at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Assam.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Kasun Rajitha replaces Chickenpox-affected Nuwan Pradeep in Sri Lanka team

Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup with Chickenpox and Sri Lanka have named right-arm pacer Kasun Rajitha as his replacement. Pradeep played three matches in this World Cup, picking up five wickets, including a match-winning four-fer against Afghanistan.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Kasun Rajitha left to blame his own boot as Aiden Markram effects “one of the best run-outs ever”

Cricket is a funny game and more often than not, a batsman’s dismissal brings this side of the sport to the fore. When Kasun Rajitha was run out yesterday, he hardly imagined that as his boot deflected an off-side shot to the on-side, would see Aiden Markram effecting a wonderful run-out.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Faf du Plessis checks with Niroshan Dickwella about his own dismissal

Cricketers asking their teammates for the decision review is a common thing in cricket, but how many times have you seen a batsman asking the opposition about an edge. A confused Faf du Plessis did exactly the same as he was unsure about the edge and asked Niroshan Dickwella if he had got one.
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