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September 17, 2017 11:46 am gmt |
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“Something has to be done to uplift cricket. We should select skillful cricketers. All this conflicts have occurred due to weaknesses of the Present administration. We should follow the laws. Some changes should be done to save the cricket for future generation” said the Mahanayaka Thero of the Asgir...
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September 17, 2017 9:32 am gmt |
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Cricketer Lasith Malinga launched a scathing attack on Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for preparing wickets against the wishes of the national team during the recent home series defeat to India. Making a presentation at a brainstorming session in Battaramulla to create a new direction for SLC and transform ...
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September 11, 2017 7:45 am gmt |
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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Saturday announced the itinerary for a full series against Sri Lanka that will be played mainly in neutral venues but features a planned finale in Lahore on October 29. The series will comprise two Tests — the second a day-night affair — five one-day and three...
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September 10, 2017 9:48 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket officials are in negotiations with former great Aravinda de Silva to take over a key position after the national cricket team hit new lows in the last six months. Initially SLC was negotiating with Sri Lanka’s 1996 World Cup hero to take over as Chairman of Selectors as he had done ...
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September 7, 2017 6:31 am gmt |
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India complete tour whitewash 9-0 as they beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the one-off T20I in Colombo on Wednesday. Chasing the 171-run target, India lost openers early but rode on a brilliant stand between Virat Kohli and Manish Pandey to seal an emphatic win. Kohli was out after scoring a 54-bal...
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September 4, 2017 12:12 pm gmt |
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Former Sri Lanka cricketer Russel Arnold feels legendary Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene are irreplaceable and it would be a mistake to expect the current crop of players to fill in their big shoes. “We are not going to replace big players like Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene, or even...
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September 4, 2017 11:14 am gmt |
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Upul Tharanga today said that he will not step down from Sri Lanka’s ODI captain’s post despite a 0-5 drubbing at the hands of India in the just-concluded series. “There is no reason to give up captaincy. The next selectors committee will decide how we will move forward. We didn’t p...
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September 4, 2017 3:56 am gmt |
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India on Sunday (September 03) whitewashed Sri Lanka in One-Day International (ODI) series as well, winning it by 5-0, as skipper Virat Kohli steered the team to six-wicket victory with his unbeaten century in the final ODI in Colombo. After sweeping both the Test and ODI series in Sri Lanka, Kohli s...
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September 1, 2017 4:05 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka’s chances of sealing direct qualification to the 2019 World Cup took another hit after their loss in the fourth One-Day International to India at the R Premadasa Stadium on Thursday (August 31). The former World Cup winners needed two wins in the five-match series to book their berth in the...
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August 31, 2017 10:05 am gmt |
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For the first time in the history of Sri Lanka cricket a 1000-man Police force including riot Police personnel will be deployed around the R Premadasa Stadium (RPS) with several CCTV systems installed to deal with any disturbances at the grounds during the 4th limited-over clash between Sri Lanka and...
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August 31, 2017 8:54 am gmt |
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Bangladesh secured an historic first Test victory over Australia in Dhaka, with Shakib Al Hasan finishing an engrossing match with 10 wickets. Chasing 265 for victory, Steve Smith’s Australia looked set to win on the penultimate day of the first Test after David Warner hit 112.Australia were st...
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August 30, 2017 7:25 am gmt |
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The Sri Lanka selection committee headed by Sanath Jayasuriya has resigned following the recent sequence of poor results, ESPN Cricinfo reported. They have already picked the squads for the last two ODIs and sole T20 of the India tour, and will remain in force in case any additions need to be made, b...
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August 30, 2017 5:21 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga who is facing a suspended ban for comparing the country’s sports minister to a monkey has been asked to lead a crippled team against India at the next one-day international. Malinga, who was two months ago slapped a fine of 50 percent of his match fee and g...
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August 28, 2017 10:26 am gmt |
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After scalping first fifer of his career in the third One-Day International (ODI) against the hosts, Sri Lanka, Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah on Sunday (August 27) credited hard work in the practice sessions for the stupendous performance in the match, which the visitors won and took an unassaila...
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August 28, 2017 4:24 am gmt |
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Opener Rohit Sharma and former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hit unbeaten 124 and 67 respectively as India crushed Sri Lanka by six wickets to take unassailable 3-0 lead in five-match series at Pallekele on Sunday. India romped to the 218-run target riding on knocks of Sharma and Dhoni with more than ...
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August 27, 2017 12:24 pm gmt |
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Sri Lankan Cricket fans on Sunday (August 27) expressed hope that the host would make a comeback in the series, ahead of the third One-Day International (ODI) against India in Kandy. The hosts had lost Thursday’s (August 24) match by three wickets and trail India 2-0 in the series. A fan Srinas...
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August 26, 2017 11:47 am gmt |
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Though the match eventually rolled out in favour of the visitors but, young Akila Dananjaya finished with career-best bowling figures of 6 for 54 runs. The day became even more special for Dananjaya as he had tied a knot less than 24 hours ago at his home town Moratuwa with his childhood friend Netha...
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August 26, 2017 5:56 am gmt |
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Friday – Sri Lanka who put up a gallant fight back in the second one-day international against India here on Thursday will be without opening batman Danushka Gunathilaka for ten days and Captain Upul Tharanga who has been suspended by the ICC for slow over rate for two matches. Dinesh Chandimal...
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August 25, 2017 5:01 am gmt |
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South Africa batsman AB de Villiers has resigned as his country’s ODI captain after six years in the role but will carry on playing in all formats of the game. The 33-year-old ruled himself out of the Proteas’ Test side for the recent tour of England, which Joe Root’s side won 3-1. That l...