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January 24, 2019 9:24 pm gmt |
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Hardik Pandya will join India’s limited-overs squad in New Zealand and KL Rahul the India A squad that is currently playing a 50-overs series against England Lions in Thiruvananthapuram, after the BCCI lifted their suspensions on Thursday. Pandya wlll fly out to New Zealand “at the earlie...
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January 22, 2019 10:04 am gmt |
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Virat Kohli‘s prolific 2018, especially as a batsman, has been reflected in the ICC awards with the India captain winning the year’s three biggest prizes: the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for cricketer of the year, the Test player of the year and the ICC men’s ODI player of the year. ...
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January 8, 2018 8:34 am gmt |
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Australia romped to an innings and 123-runs victory over England after dismissing the tourists for 180 on the final day of the fifth test on Monday (January 8) to complete a 4-0 Ashes triumph that fell short of a whitewash but was little less emphatic. England captain Joe Root raced from his hospital...
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December 23, 2017 4:09 am gmt |
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India’s Rohit Sharma scored the joint fastest Twenty20 international century, reaching the landmark from 35 balls in an 88-run victory over Sri Lanka. The opening batsman hit 10 sixes and 12 fours before being dismissed for 118 from 43 deliveries in Indore on Friday. The 30-year-old matched the...
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October 30, 2017 6:47 am gmt |
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West Indies batsman Chris Gayle won a defamation case against an Australian media company in the New South Wales Supreme Court on Monday (October 30) over an alleged incident during the 2015 World Cup. After less than two hours of deliberation, the jury found Fairfax media had failed to establish the...
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October 8, 2017 9:21 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka are down to play the third and final T20 international in Lahore on October 29, eight years after gunmen attacked the team bus heading to the Qaddafi Stadium there for the third day’s play of the second Test against Pakistan. Six Sri Lankan cricketers were injured. “As much as we understand...
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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 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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August 15, 2017 10:50 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officially launched the special T20 encounter to be played between Sri Lanka XI vs World XI on 8 September at R. Premadasa Stadium Colombo to raise funds for disaster affected children. The match is organized by Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) charity arm ‘Cricket Aid...
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August 15, 2017 8:43 am gmt |
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There have been past instances of Test matches getting over inside three days in bowler-friendly conditions. But the Sri Lankan team’s defeat in two-and-a-half days at the Pallekele International Stadium on Monday will be hard to digest for its cricket fraternity as it was owing to rank-bad cricket. ...
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January 23, 2017 5:56 am gmt |
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England won the 3rd ODI against India by 5 runs in Kolkata’s Eden Gardens on Sunday (Jan 22). India won the series 2-1 and England found a much needed confidence before the three-match T20I series beginning next week. Kedar Jadhav scored 90 off 75 balls to lead India’s charge in the chase...
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March 30, 2016 5:36 am gmt |
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New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is too familiar with the fickleness of cricket’s shortest format to take his team’s red-hot form for granted going into Wednesday’s (March 30) World Twenty20 semi-final against England. The Kiwis cruised into the last four as the only unbeaten tea...
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February 14, 2016 5:26 am gmt |
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Having bowled Sri Lanka out for 214, Bangladesh survived a mid-innings crisis that resulted in three run-outs before Jaker Ali hit the winning boundary off seamer Lahiru Kumara. Bangladesh captain Mehidy followed his three-wicket haul with a top-score of 53 and was later adjudged the player of the ma...
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January 19, 2016 4:21 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket has received several complaints regarding close acquaintance of Mr. Anusha Samaranayake with the main suspect Gayan Wishvanath who had approached several national players for the alleged illegal activities of match fixing. Pursuant to a preliminary inquiry conducted in this regard S...
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December 31, 2015 7:35 am gmt |
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New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is “unlikely” to play in the third one-day match against Sri Lanka on Thursday ( Dec.31) as he recovers from a back injury, coach Mike Hesson has said. McCullum, who has long battled a bad back, damaged a disc diving for a ball on the boundary during the second ma...
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December 3, 2015 5:34 am gmt |
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Australia captain Steven Smith and New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult have been included in both the ICC’s Test and ODI teams of the year. Alastair Cook, who led England to a 3-2 Ashes victory during the summer, was named the Test captain of the year. South Africa’s AB de Villiers was se...
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November 12, 2015 12:02 pm gmt |
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Sri Lanka had claimed a whitewash of the one-day international series 3-0 and also won both of the preceding Test matches. However, the West Indies, who had slumped to a 30-run defeat in the opening match of the two-game Twenty20 series, saved their best for last as all-rounder Dwayne Bravo claimed f...
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November 12, 2015 6:42 am gmt |
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Pakistan’s veteran batsman Younis Khan has announced his retirement from one-day international cricket, saying the first day-night game against England would be his last match. In a statement issued to the media Younis said that it was never easy for a cricketer to decide when to retire after15...
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November 11, 2015 9:23 am gmt |
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De Villiers returns to the top of the world AB de Villiers surges to the top of the batting chart in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings South Africa’s AB de Villiers has surged to the top of the batting chart in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings, which were updated on Tuesday following the [&helli...