Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in second Test

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GALLE: A win on foreign soil against a strong home side was Bangladesh’s dream for a long time. Bangladesh achieved it by beating Sri Lanka by four wickets – their first Test win against the hosts – in a performance that saw them dominate large periods of the game. They had ...

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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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Bangladesh hope to break losing streak in 100th Test

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COLOMBO: Bangladesh will be looking to overcome their recent dismal form as the perennial minnows try to make their 100th Test appearance an occasion to celebrate against Sri Lanka in Colombo. Test cricket’s newest entrants have showed occasional promise since they were drafted into the elite cricket competition in 2000 ...

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Bangladesh openers, bad light keep Lanka at bay

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GALLE: Opener Soumya Sarkar scored his second half-century of the match as Bangladesh kept their faint hopes of saving the first Test against Sri Lanka alive in Galle. Set a daunting target of 457 runs, Bangladesh reached 67-0 before bad light brought early stumps on the fourth day with the ...

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Model Ayan Ali’s abashing picture goes viral!

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COLOMBO: Scandalously famous, super model, Ayaan Ali’s recent abashing picture goes viral. The picture was taken during a commercial’s shoot in Sri Lanka. The dollar girl is standing next to a boy wearing short dress. It seems like she has gained weight in the picture and her caption claims that she will ...

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Forget India, profit from ‘quiet rise’ of Pakistan: Barron’s Asia

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JAKARTA: Investors should forget India and instead profit from the ‘quiet rise’ of Pakistan along with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Barron’s Asia said. In an article, America’s financial magazine advised investors where profit is to be had through stock investments. It pitched Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as the places to ...

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Ayyan Ali flies to Sri Lanka after exclusion from ECL

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KARACHI: Ayyan Ali flew to Sri Lanka on Wednesday night from a foreign airline’s flight EK-605. The model was successful at the airport this time as her name was excluded from the Exit Control List (ECL) by interior ministry in view of the decision by Supreme Court of Pakistan. Ayyan ...

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ICC suspends Sri Lanka’s Niroshan Dickwella

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OVAL: Sri Lanka’s Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited-over matches after he was found guilty of ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’ during Sunday’s second T20I against Australia. Dickwella had made his way to 14 in the early stages of his side’s incredible run chase at Geelong’s Kardinia ...

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Du Plessis hits 185 as South Africa win fourth ODI v Sri Lanka

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s Faf du Plessis smashed a career-best 185 off 141 balls as the hosts beat Sri Lanka by 40 runs after surviving a fierce onslaught in a high-scoring fourth one-day international to take a 4-0 series lead. After opting to bat, South Africa posted 367 for five ...

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Nurse, Holder help WI defend 227 for bonus-point win

Nuwan Kulasekara said Sri Lanka’s batsmen are not used to facing bowlers with the height and bounce of Jason Holder HARARE: West Indies’ bowlers, led by Jason Holder and Ashley Nurse, defended 227 on a deteriorating pitch to register a bonus-point win here on Wednesday, their first against Sri Lanka ...

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