newscricket24 days ago

WATCH | Lasith Malinga takes three wickets with his new off-spinning deliveries

Lasith Malinga has shown his new off-spinning ability which helped him take three wickets during the 25th Singer-MCA Premier Knockout final match in Sri Lanka. The fearsome pacer had been a regular member of ODI side of Sri Lanka, but his recent struggling form forces him to stay out of the squad.
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newscricket3 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Rain may play spoilsport in fifth ODI

Team India eagerly waiting to register a 5-0 whitewash against Sri Lanka as they already won the four One-day matches of the series to take a 4-0 lead. But, according to the weather experts, rain may play spoilsport today and there are strong chances of the match shifting to the reserve day.
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newscricket3 months ago

Lasith Malinga : I will decide my future after India series

Lasith Malinga’s recent performances have forced him to think about his future in cricket and he stated that he would take the call after the India series. The series has been one to forget for the Lankans who have lost seven matches, 3 Test and 4 ODIs, in a row including a 168 run defeat yesterday.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar fans target Shardul Thakur for wearing jersey No. 10

Shardul Thakur played his debut match against Sri Lanka, yesterday, where he wore jersey No. 10 which was the enough reason for Sachin Tendulkar fans to target him and they took Twitter to vent out their anger. In his debut match, Thakur claimed the scalp of Niroshan Dickwella as his maiden wicket.
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newscricket3 months ago

WATCH | Rohit Sharma shows sportsmanship as he congratulates Lasith Malinga for 300th wicket

The fourth ODI between India and Sri Lanka became special affair for the hosts as Lasith Malinga claimed his 300th wicket in his 203rd match at Premadasa Stadium, yesterday. Virat Kohli became his victim and Rohit Sharma showed great sportsmanship, hugging the Sri Lankan after his captain's wicket.
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reportcricket3 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Rohit, Kohli guide India to a remarkable 168-run victory

Indian bowlers complemented the valiant efforts of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli to dismiss Sri Lanka for a paltry 207 runs to hand India a fantastic 168-run victory. Earlier, both Sharma and Kohli hit centuries to give India a great start before MS Dhoni and Manish Pandey helped them reach 375/5.
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newscricket3 months ago

WATCH | MS Dhoni hits 94m monstrous six after getting dropped

When MS Dhoni finds himself in his zone, it is a tough ask for any bowler in the world to contain him from scoring runs freely. Today was one such day where the Indian keeper found his touch and demonstrated that with a huge six off a Lasith Malinga delivery after being dropped four balls earlier.
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newscricket3 months ago

Lasith Malinga turns to Zaheer Khan for help as he eyes reinvention

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has sought help from former Mumbai Indians teammate Zaheer Khan, as he looks to reinvent himself for a prolonged run amidst a dwindling career. The 34-year-old will lead Sri Lanka in the 4th ODI against India after Chamara Kapugedera was sidelined with an injury.
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newscricket3 months ago

Chamara Kapugedara ruled out of series; Lasith Malinga to lead in fourth ODI

Sri Lanka have been dealt another blow in their ongoing series against India as Chamara Kapugedara has been ruled out of the remaining matches with a back injury. Subsequently, Lasith Malinga will lead the home side in the fourth ODI on Thursday, before Upul Tharanga returns for the final ODI.
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newscricket3 months ago

Virat Kohli open to helping Sri Lanka in their transition after the series

Virat Kohli has offered to help Sri Lanka come to terms with the transitional phase that they are currently undergoing after the ongoing limited overs series between the two sides comes to an end. The 28-year-old believes that the process takes mental preparation more than anything else.
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