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newscricket4 months ago

SL vs WI | Thisara Perera and Nuwan Pradeep return for West Indies T20Is

Veteran all rounder Thisara Perera returns to the T20I squad for West Indies after being sidelined for almost a year along with Shehan Jayasuriya and Nuwan Pradeep. Opener Danushka Gunathilaka is unavailable due to a back injury as Kasun Rajitha, Bhanuka Rajapaksha and Oshada Fernando are left out.
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newscricket6 months 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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newscricket9 months ago

PAK vs SL | Boys are trying hard, can't be too harsh on them, says Sarfaraz Ahmed

Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has stated that it will be unfair to be too harsh on his players for their dire performance in the two T20s due to the effort they've put in. On Monday, Pakistan slumped to a 35-run defeat in Lahore at the hands of the Lankans, thereby losing the series.
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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year ago

7 things you missed | From Nuwan Pradeep picking up his cap instead of throwing the ball to Malinga getting frustrated

While you were sleeping till the final few overs of the match, you missed a ton of things that you might have missed even if you were watching the match between Sri Lanka and England. Don't worry, we have got your back! Sit back and enjoy the 7 things that you missed during the match!
Srijith Gopal
featurecricketa year ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sri Lanka’s predicted XI for clash against Pakistan

Having started the World Cup with a humiliating 10 wicket loss to New Zealand, Sri Lanka regained some of their form with a win against Afghanistan though, their performance was still subpar. They’ll be determined to pull one up against Pakistan to build their confidence for future matches.
Gantavya Adukia
newscricketa year ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Need to improve our batting in middle overs, says Dimuth Karunaratane

Dimuth Karunaratane reckons that an improvement in the batting performance by the Sri Lankan middle order is all that they are lacking at the moment in this year’s World Cup. The Lankans defeated Afghanistan by 34 runs (DLS method) as Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Pradeep impressed with the ball.
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newscricketa year ago

VIDEO | Three Sri Lankan fielders fail to back up as dot ball goes for a four in hilarious manner

Sri Lanka are slowly making a parody of themselves and it wouldn’t be far-fetched to say that they have learnt all this from their new-found rivals Bangladesh. Today, a nothing shot by Dawlat Zardan beat three fielders, one by one, to go for a boundary when it should have ideally been a dot ball.
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featurecricketa year ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sri Lanka’s predicted XI for opener against New Zealand

Sri Lanka have arrived at the ICC World Cup 2019 with no expectations and with no pressure on their heads to go all the way at the global showpiece. That being said, Dimuth Karunaratane & Co. will be eager to prove their doubters wrong as they take on 2015 WC runners-up New Zealand on Saturday.
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newscricket2 years ago

Dushmantha Chameera’s IPL participation in doubt; could miss West Indies tour as well

Sri Lankan fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera has suffered a back injury and his participation is in doubt for the ongoing IPL as well as Sri Lanka's Test tour of the West Indies in June. Sri Lanka’s chief selector Graeme Labrooy said that Chameera might take at least 3 weeks for him to resume bowling.
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