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Tag Archives: Angelo Mathews

Sri Lanka name 16-man roster for Pakistan Test series

LONDON: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Friday announced a full-strength squad for the upcoming two-Test tour of Pakistan, with no regulars left behind – a significant show of confidence in security arrangements of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The islanders had visited Pakistan for two limited-overs series in September as ...

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Sri Lanka drops Mathews, Perera for New Zealand T20 series

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Saturday dropped former captain Angelo Mathews and all-rounder Thisara Perera from the team’s Twenty20 squad for the three-match series against New Zealand. Veteran paceman Lasith Malinga has been retained captain in the shortest format with Sri Lanka Cricket naming a 15-man squad for the series starting September ...

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Mathews, Shanaka star as Sri Lanka complete sweep

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka romped to a 122-run win in the third ODI to complete a 3-0 whitewash of Bangladesh. After posting an imposing 294 for 8, their second-string bowling attack ran through the visitors in 36 overs, bowling them out for 172. Bangladesh have now lost five ODIs in a ...

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Fernando, Mathews star as Sri Lanka wrap up series win

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka made an auspicious start to life after the 2019 World Cup, clinching the ODI series against Bangladesh with one game to spare. They won the second ODI by seven wickets after their bowlers put together a great team effort. Their batsmen saw off tricky periods in their ...

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I’m a ‘scapegoat’ says Sri Lankan captain Mathews

Sri Lanka’s sacked skipper Angelo Mathews accused the country’s cricket board Monday of blaming him solely for the island’s humiliating exit from the Asia Cup. The 31-year-old all rounder has threatened to retire from the two shorter formats of the game after being dumped on Sunday as captain of Sri ...

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Sri Lanka sacks skipper Mathews ahead of England tour

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket board on Sunday sacked skipper Angelo Mathews after the country’s humiliating exit from the Asia Cup, replacing him with Dinesh Chandimal for the upcoming England tour. The board said it asked Mathews to step down as captain of the ODI and T20 teams to clear the ...

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Sri Lanka sweat over Mathews fitness ahead of Bangladesh ODI

DHAKA: Skipper Angelo Mathews is doubtful for Sri Lanka’s second One Day International in the tri-nation tournament in Bangladesh after the all-rounder sustained a suspected injury on Thursday. Mathews, who was in action during Sri Lanka’s opening loss to Zimbabwe on Wednesday, was under observation ahead of the crucial game ...

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Malinga, Mathews not to play ODIs against Pakistan

DUBAI: Lasith Malinga has been omitted from Sri Lanka’s squad for the Pakistan One-day Internationals (ODIs), while Angelo Mathews is again unavailable through injury.Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said that Malinga was not considered due to his current form and in the context of Sri Lanka’s plans in view of the ...

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Mathews to miss the opening Test against Pakistan

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan cricket has been going through a rough patch as of recent and it seems like the problems are never-ending. Now according to reports, former Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the opening Test against Pakistan to be played in UAE owing to a ...

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Pneumonia-hit Chandimal to lead Sri Lanka recovery bid

COLOMBO: Dinesh Chandimal is set to return from pneumonia to lead injury-hit Sri Lanka as they bid to rebound from their record thrashing against India in the second Test in Colombo, starting on Thursday. Chandimal, who was only appointed last month, sat out the first Test in Galle when Virat ...

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