Friday, 15 December 2017

Tag Archives: Dinesh Chandimal

Chandimal questions India’s green-track claim

Dinesh Chandimal

KOLKATA: Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal mocked India ‘s claim of preparing green tracks for the ongoing series and said his side was focused only on winning the final Test against the hosts. The visitors trail the three-match series 1-0 after suffering a record innings and 239-run defeat in the ...

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Kumar Sangakkara hails captain Chandimal

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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has got praise from former captain Kumar Sangakkara after Sri Lanka became the first time to win a series against Pakistan in UAE ever. At their adopted home, Pakistan have never lost a Test series since 2007. Hailing Chandimal for his leadership, Sangakkara said ...

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Sri Lanka sweeps test series by 2-0 against Pakistan

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DUBAI: Off-spinner Dilruwan Perera finished with five wickets to help Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 68 runs in the second Test in Dubai on Tuesday and take the series 2-0. Perera had figures of 5-98 as Pakistan, chasing a tough 317 to win, were bowled out for 248 in the second hour of ...

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Sarfraz, Chandimal look for new beginning

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ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Dinesh Chandimal hope the recent two-match Test series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will give them a new beginning. Pakistan want to turn the page after the retirement of their two greats Younus Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq while Sri Lanka will look to lift ...

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Pneumonia-hit Chandimal to lead Sri Lanka recovery bid

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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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Shastri on mission to keep India at Number 1

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GALLE: New India coach Ravi Shastri will Wednesday look to prove his team remains the world’s best Test side when they take on Sri Lanka in the first of three matches. Shastri, who took over the demanding role after Anil Kumble’s acrimonious exit last month, has backed India to continue ...

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Chandimal to lead SL in Tests, Tharanga in shorter formats

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COLOMBO: Dinesh Chandimal has been named Sri Lanka’s new Test captain, after Angelo Mathews stepped down from the role in all formats on Tuesday. Upul Tharanga will take over in ODIs and T20s. Chandimal had served as Mathews’ deputy and led the T20 team in the past, while Tharanga led ...

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Late wickets hurt Bangladesh reply to Lanka’s 338

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COLOMBO: The two ends of the day were delicate and disastrous. Dinesh Chandimal took Sri Lanka out of a slippery slope, from an overnight 238 for 7 to a more comfortable footing of 338. Then, Bangladesh did what they have so regularly, giving away a good start and looking like ...

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Sri Lanka beat South Africa to win T20 series 2-1

Sri Lanka’s players storm the field after sealing a 2-1 series win, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20, Cape Town CAPE TOWN: Niroshan Dickwella’s 68 off 51 balls inspired Sri Lanka to register a 2-1 T20 series victory against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town tonight. The visitors ...

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