newscricket3 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts to wounded Pathum Nissanka after mid-pitch collision while attempting cheeky single

Cricket fields often produce unfortunate incidents, and sometimes players get hurt while attempting something clever. Sri Lanka’s Mr. dependable Pathum Nissanka, however, was at the non-strikers end when Charith Asalanka called for a quick single, only to knock out the former after a collision.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts to Pathum Nissanka providing Pakistan competition for 'easiest catch drop of tournament'

Pakistan have long been the standard for the goofiest incidents on a cricket field, be it silly runouts or unbelievably simple dropped catches. It seems as if the tag has now passed on to Asian rivals Sri Lanka as well after Pathum Nissanka dropped an absolute sitter on the ropes against Zimbabwe.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts to Pathum Nissanka playing dumb after bizarre mix-up at crucial juncture

A run-out right at the moment when the team is intending to switch gears can shun their scoring momentum and it culminates into a low total. Sri Lanka are on the same path against Australia as Pathum Nissanka was involved in a freak mix-up just when he was looking to steer the team’s scoring rate.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as Basil Hameed produces early ‘catch of the tournament’ contender with superman-like effort

Fielding is a crucial aspect of cricket and some breathtaking catches from fielders often remind fans of superheroes from comic books. Basil Hameed added to the list of some glorious catches in cricketing history, flying to his left to take a superman-like stunner against Sri Lanka.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts to 'most ridiculous shot' in cricket history involving lost shoe, two pitches and a brutal fall

How many times have you seen a batter fall onto an adjacent pitch with no shoe on his foot and in agonizing pain while scoring a world-class boundary? You can make the count at least one following Pathum Nissanka's bizarre scoop shot to put away a slower ball against the UAE on Tuesday.
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newscricket11 months ago

IND vs SL 2022 | Twitter reacts as India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in 2nd T20I to win series

India beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the second T20I in Dharamsala to win the three-match series. The hosts, after winning the series opener by 62 runs, rode on Shreyas Iyer's unbeaten 44-ball 74, Ravindra Jadeja's unbeaten 18-ball 45, and Sanju Samson's 25-ball 39 to chase 184 in 17.1 overs.
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newscricket1 year ago

AUS vs SL | Sri Lanka fined for slow over rate against Australia in 2nd T20I

Sri Lanka cricket team have been fined 20 percent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over rate against Australia in the second T20I fixture of the five match series. Pathum Nissanka was also warned and one demerit point was added for using ‘using audible obscenity’ during the fixture.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Akila Dananjaya among four changes in revised Sri Lanka squad

The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has made four changes in their 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman on Sunday which begins on October 17. The revised Sri Lanka squad includes spin bowler Akila Dananjaya, batsman Pathum Nissanka, and pacers Lahiru Kumara and Binura Fernando.
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