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newscricket3 months ago

WI vs SL | Micky Arthur and Lahiru Thirimanne test positive for COVID; SLC may reschedule the tour 

Sri Lanka head coach Micky Arthur and batsman Lahiru Thirimanne have tested positive for COVID-19 in tests conducted for the provisional squad set to tour West Indies. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) in a statement have stated that they might possibly reschedule the tour in light of recent developments. 
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newscricket3 months ago

SL vs ENG | Our batsmen needed to capitalize like Joe Root, claims Mickey Arthur 

Sri Lankan head coach Mickey Arthur owned up the defeat at the hands of England and stated that he ain't the one to make excuses, suggesting that the batsmen needed to capitalize like Joe Root. He also praised the first Test centurion Lahiru Thirimanne, who he feels has a very good technique.
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newscricket2 years ago

I have no problem being in Pakistan, good to see Sri Lankan team thinks so too, says Michael Holding

West Indian great Michael Holding says he has no problem being in Pakistan to support the return of international cricket to the country with the ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka. Holding strongly feels that Pakistan should not be left isolated from the game because of a 10-year-old incident.
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newscricket2 years ago

PAK vs SL | Satisfied with Pakistan's security arrangements, says Dasun Shanaka

Despite all the worry circling the security concerns in Pakistan, a second-string Sri Lankan Pakistan left for the upcoming tour to the South Asian country, on Tuesday. Dasun Shanaka, captain of the T20Is, said that he has played in Pakistan before and he's happy with the security arrangements.
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newscricket2 years ago

PAK vs SL | Lahiru Thirimanne suffers injury as Sri Lanka prepare for Pakistan tour

Despite all sorts of problems hindering the series, the Sri Lanka Cricket board are looking forward to sending the team to Pakistan for a limited-overs tour comprising six matches. Meanwhile, an injury scare is looming on the team and skipper Lahiru Thirimanne is being monitored by the physio.
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newscricket2 years ago

Lahiru Thirimanne and Dasun Shanaka named captain for Pakistan tour

The Sri Lankan squad has been revealed that will be travelling to Pakistan to play in the limited overs series, with Lahiru Thirimanne and Dasun Shanaka as the stand-in skippers. Many experienced players have backed out citing security reasons which has led the country to name a youthful squad.
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newscricket2 years ago

SL v NZ | The wicket got slower, not harder in the fourth innings, says Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson has reckoned that the pitch got progressively better for batting with the turning ball not spitting at batsmen as is usually the case in Galle. Sri Lanka chased 268 in the fourth innings courtesy of skipper Dimuth Karunaratne’s 122, to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series.
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newscricket2 years ago

SL vs NZ | Batting got easier once the ball got old, reveals Dimuth Karunaratne

Sri Lankan skipper Dimuth Karunaratne, who struck a classy century in the fourth innings to guide his team to victory against New Zealand, has revealed that batting became easier once the ball got soft and old. Karunaratne's ninth Test century helped his team take a 1-0 lead against the Kiwis.
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newscricket2 years ago

Dinesh Chandimal named in Sri Lanka's probables list for New Zealand Test series

Dinesh Chandimal makes the cut as Sri Lanka selection committee led by Ashantha de Mel release list of 22 probables for the upcoming Test series against New Zealand. The former captain hasn't played for the Sri Lanka in six months after being axed following a disappointing series against Australia.
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