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newscricket6 days ago

SL vs IND | Acknowledge and recognise every player's contribution after second ODI, advocates Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid has appreciated the Indian team's collective performance after they pulled off the second ODI against Sri Lanka from a losing position which helped them to win the ODI series. Dravid also called the fightback incredible and mentioned that it wouldn't matter had they lost the match.
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newscricket6 days ago

SL vs IND | Sri Lankan team has forgotten winning ways, opines Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan has criticised the Sri Lanka cricket team after they lost the second ODI against India despite being in a commanding position to win and also lost the three-match ODI series. Muralitharan also pointed out that reserving Wanindu Hasaranga for death overs cost them the game.
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newscricket6 days ago

SL vs IND | We tried hard and took it to the final over but unfortunately lost, rues Charith Asalanka

Charith Asalanka, who scored 65 against India admitted that the hosts tried hard and took the game to the final over but were unfortunate to be on the losing side. He also insisted that bowlers apart from Wanindu Hasaranga have to find ways to get wickets and not be reliant on him.
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featurecricket7 days ago

SL vs IND | 2nd ODI Takeaways - Minod Bhanuka’s marked improvement and Shaw’s spin struggles

Losing, like winning, can be a habit, and Sri Lanka paid the price for conservatism with the ball as Deepak Chahar and Bhunveshwar Kumar helped India snatch victory from the jaws of defeat to seal a series win. India looked down and out at 193/7, but Chahar and Bhuvneshwar had other ideas.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 days ago

VIDEO | Funky Deepak Chahar goes into ‘dance mode’ after bowling Hasaranga with perfect knuckle-ball

Deepak Chahar was in party mode at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo today as the CSK star unleashed special dance moves after castling Wanindu Hasaranga. Chahar outwitted Hasaranga with a perfect knuckle ball, after which he went into dance mode to celebrate his second wicket of the day.
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featurecricketa month ago

Takeaways for Sri Lanka from the England T20Is ft. Chameera's x-factor and Hasaranga's untapped potential

Once the land of Sanath Jayasuriya, Muttiah Muralitharan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene and Chaminda Vaas, Sri Lanka's decline in world cricket, over the years, has been staggering. Their awful run continued in England as they were whitewashed in the three-match T20I series. 
Harshit Anand
featurecricket2 months ago

2021 CPL Draft full squads ft. Faf du Plessis, Chris Morris and Smit Patel

It was not an entirely shocking draft on display for the 2021 edition of the Caribbean Premier League, with Faf du Plessis, Chris Morris and Wanindu Hasaranga all being picked. However, elsewhere, there were some surprising decisions, with Smit Patel being picked by the Barbados Tridents.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | One injury replacement player for each of the 8 IPL franchises 

We are hardly a month away from the commencement of the 2021 IPL that will also mark back the return of the cash-rich league to the country, after last year, UAE had to host the league owing to the pandemic. It was recently announced that it would be played between April 9 and May 30. 
Harshit Anand
newscricket7 months ago

Mickey Arthur to vouch for ‘injury substitutes’ on the back of Centurion horror show

Sri Lanka head coach Mickey Arthur, who is incidentally a part of ICC’s cricket committee, has revealed that he will be taking up the issue of ‘injury replacements’ in Tests after as many as 4 Lankan players went down with injury. Sri Lanka only had 2 premier bowlers fit and bowling on Day 3.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to Wanindu Hasaranga walking out of pitch to hit lofted cover drive

We’ve seen the likes of de Villiers and Jos Buttler improvise and hit many a crazy shot, but Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga, on Wednesday, took the art of innovation to a whole new level. Adamant to hit the ball through the off-side, Hasaranga walked OUT of the pitch to loft a Dwayne Bravo delivery.
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