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November 12, 2017 4:55 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne said on Saturday (November 11) that confidence was the key to do well against the home side, India, in the three-match Test series, beginning on November 15. Addressing a news conference in India’s eastern Kolkata city after their warm-up match, Karunaratne ...
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October 24, 2017 5:54 am gmt |
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Opening batsman Murali Vijay returned to India’s squad for the first two tests against Sri Lanka next month after missing the matches against the same opponents earlier this year with a wrist injury. The 33-year-old right-hander underwent surgery in England following the four-test series agains...
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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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August 7, 2017 4:48 am gmt |
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Test captain Dinesh Chandimal admitted that Sri Lanka lost the second Test to India at the SSC because of their poor batting display in the first innings. Replying to India’s massive first innings of 622-9 declared, Sri Lanka was shot out for 183 and although they came up with a fighting batting disp...
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August 6, 2017 9:42 am gmt |
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India sealed their eighth series win in a row after they beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs in the second Test in Colombo by bowling out the hosts for 386 in the second innings with Ravindra Jadeja picking up five wickets.   India took a 2-0 unassailable lead in the three-match series […...
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September 6, 2016 7:12 am gmt |
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Test Cricket has been played over the years due to this format of cricket being recognized as a true test of a cricketer’s skills, technique, concentration and mental toughness. In the past, spectators had the time to come for the games with picnic hampers with the hope of watching days of entertaini...
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August 16, 2016 12:12 pm gmt |
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Overnight batsman Kaushal Silva scored a gritty century on Tuesday to stretch Sri Lanka’s lead to 222 against Australia’s persistent bowlers in a tight third and final Test in Colombo. Sri Lanka, who resumed in the morning on 22 for one in their second innings, was 187 for five at tea on the fourth d...
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July 22, 2016 4:52 am gmt |
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Virat Kohli continued his sublime form to ease to a 12th hundred and lead India to 302 for four on day one of the first Test against the West Indies. Kohli (143 batting) led from the front to lay a solid platform for his team with the other major contribution coming from opener Shikhar Dhawan [&helli...
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August 22, 2015 5:32 am gmt |
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Kumar Sangakkara got a rousing reception on Friday when he walked out to bat in what is his farewell Test match. While captain Virat Kohli led Indian players in giving a guard of honour to the Sri Lankan legend, passionate supporters cheered on from the stands of Colombo’s P. Sara Oval. A renow...
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June 27, 2015 11:19 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan batting phenomenon Kumar Sangakkara is to announce his retirement plan during a media conference later today (27), Sri Lanka Cricket officially stated. Sangakkara on March 08 said that he will retire from Test cricket “by the end of August” where Sri Lanka hosts India in a three-match seri...