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newscricketa month ago

SL vs AUS | Sri Lanka announce squad for Australia T20Is, Matheesha Pathirana and Nuwanidu Fernando earns maiden call-up

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have announced their squad for the upcoming three-match T20I series against Australia and have handed a maiden international call-up to Matheesha Pathirana and Nuwanidu Fernando. Kasun Rajitha and Lakshan Sandakan have also returned to the squad for the T20I series.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2022, DC vs CSK | Twitter reacts as David Warner is livid after his dismissal

This year's Indian Premier League has seen quite a few instances when the batters have made their displeasure known to the umpire after being given out. In the game between DC and CSK at DY Patil stadium, David Warner was seen livid after being given out leg before the wicket by umpire Nitin Menon.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2022 | Devon Conway will look comfortable while playing on pitches in Maharashtra, opines Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has opined that New Zealand's left-handed batsman Devon Conway will look comfortable while playing on surfaces in Maharashtra and he can open the innings for CSK. However, Pathan also suggested that if Robin Uthappa opens the innings, Maheesh Theekshana can be included in playing XI.
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newscricket4 months ago

AUS vs SL | WATCH: Steve Smith produces a brilliant piece of fielding in the deep

Steve Smith produced a brilliant effort near ropes while fielding at deep mid-wicket but failed to save the six and hurt himself in the process. M Theekshana lofted the ball to clear the fence in the mid-wicket region on a delivery by Marcus Stoinis and Smith displayed a stunning effort at boundary.
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newscricket8 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Our bowlers executed really well, says Dasun Shanaka as Sri Lanka top Group A Round 1 table

After registering an eight-wicket victory against Netherlands on Friday in Sharjah, Dasun Shanka has lauded his bowlers for thier exuberant performance in the match. Sri Lanka are placed alongside Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, South Africa, and Bangladesh in Group 1 of the Super 12 round.
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newscricket8 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as Netherland collapse for 44 in 10 overs vs Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan bowlers displayed a great bowling performance and bundled out Netherlands for a paltry total of 44 runs on Friday in Sharjah. Maheesh Theekshana started off with two scalps in his very first over, and Wanindu Hasaranga and Lahiru Kumara clinched three wickets each in the match.
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newscricket8 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Theekshana has been outstanding, has a lot more to offer in future, says Dasun Shanaka

After registering a seven-wicket victory against Namibia on Monday in Abu Dhabi, winning captain Dasun Shanaka heaped praise on Maheesh Theekshana, and stated that the bowler has a bright future ahead of him. Theekshna, was adjudged Man of the match for his brilliant figures of 3/25 in the match.
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newscricket10 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Theekshana, Jayawickrama named in Sri Lanka’s T20 World Cup squad

Mystery spinner Maheesh Theekshana, who starred on his international debut last week, has been named in Sri Lanka's 15-member T20 World Cup squad, alongside left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama and top-order batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa. Meanwhile, former captain Angelo Mathews misses out.
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newscricket10 months ago

SA vs SL | Maheesh Theekshana's variations make him a difficult bowler to read, remarks Dasun Shanaka

Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka has lauded Maheesh Theekshana for his stunning debut figures of 4/37 from 10 overs and stated that the 21-year old spinner has mastered many variations of spin. Shanaka also stated how Theekshana's skill makes him an extremely challenging bowler to face.
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