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newscricketa year ago

Were moving in circles to find Feroz Shah Kotla during 1997 World Cup, recalls Anjum Chopra 

Former India captain Anjum Chopra has revealed that during the match against Sri Lanka in 1997 World Cup no one knew the way to Feroz Shah Kotla, however, rain saved them by delaying the play. She also added that when they reached the stadium, they were told to not tell anyone that they were late.
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newscricket2 years ago

Women's World T20 | Sri Lanka bring in uncapped Sathya Sandeepani

Sri Lanka have named their 15-member squad for the upcoming Women's World T20 which is set to be played in February-March in Australia. The Chamari Atapattu-led side has included the rookie all-rounder Sathya Sandeepani as the new face while experienced players like Inoka Ranaweera fail to make it.
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newscricket2 years ago

Sri Lanka Cricket awards contracts to women cricketers

The Sri Lanka Cricket Board has awarded contracts to 20 national players players and 15 emerging players for six and three months respectively. While the national players will be provided an additional monthly allowance, the emerging players will have fixed monthly rate and an attendance allowance.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC ODI Championship | Australia sweep Championship to equal 20 year old record

Australia has added another feather to its start-studded cap with the women’s team taking an unassailable lead in the ICC’s ODI Championship after their 2-0 win against Sri Lanka. With their win at the Gabba, the Australia women’s team also equalled the record for the most consecutive wins.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Sri Lanka women recreate Azhar Ali's run out as 'ghost boundary' leads to bizarre dismissal

Last year, in what was one of the most bizarre run-outs in cricket history, Azhar Ali was run out by Australia after the former stood static in the middle assuming that the ball went to the boundary. Today, Sri Lanka Women recreated the very same incident, resulting in an embarrassing run out.
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newscricket2 years ago

AUS W v SL W | More pleasing than my century was the complete team performance, says Alyssa Healy

Although her 61-ball 148 helped set up Australia complete a 3-0 whitewash of Sri Lanka in the T20I series, Alyssa Healy is more pleased with the all-round display her team put up. Australia have won 23 of their last 26 T20 games as they prepare for a World Cup at home, starting in February 2020.
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newscricket2 years ago

Australia women's team stick to same squad for T20I series against Sri Lanka

With a home T20 World Cup just beyond the horizon, Australian selectors have opted to field a squad similar to the one that toured the Caribbean for the series against Sri Lanka. Only all-rounder Erin Burns, who made her debut in the 6-0 rout of the West Indies, misses out against the Lankans.
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newscricket3 years ago

India women vs Sri Lanka women T20 | Harmanpreet Kaur's blistering fifty leads India to victory

Harmanpreet Kaur led from the front as the Indian women's cricket team defeated Sri Lanka by 51 runs in the last T20I of the bilateral series. While Harmanpreet scored her 63 off just 38 balls, Poonam Yadav scalped three wickets to deny the home side a consolation win in the final T20I game.
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newscricket3 years ago

Jemimah Rodrigues scores a half century as India win their second T20 against Sri Lanka

Jemimah Rodrigues’ 57 off 40 balls and Harmanpreet Kaur’s 24 runs helped India register the second victory in the T20 series against Sri Lanka. Earlier, after choosing to field first, India restricted the hosts to a paltry score of 131/8 thanks to Harmanpreet Kaur's bowling heroics.
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newscricket3 years ago

Chamari Athapaththu returns to lead Sri Lanka women's T20 squad

Chamari Athapaththu has been selected to lead the Sri Lankan women's cricket team for the T20 series against India which is scheduled to begin from September 19. Athapaththu missed the Asia Cup as she was down with dengue but is now included in the T20 squad along with six other new players.
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