Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

India power to 9-wicket ODI win over Sri Lanka

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Shikhar Dhawan’s blazing century and a disciplined effort by the spinners powered India to a nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international on Sunday. Chasing a modest 217 for victory, India rode on an unbeaten 197-run stand between Dhawan, who smashed 132, and skipper Virat Kohli, who ...

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Sri Lanka seek redemption against India

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DAMBULLA: Sri Lanka are looking to new captain Upul Tharanga for redemption in the one-day international series starting Sunday against India after enduring a humiliating Test whitewash on home soil. Tharanga will lead the islanders into the opening match of the ODI series in Dambulla, having been appointed limited-overs captain ...

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Ranatunga slams Sri Lanka board over whitewash

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COLOMBO: Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga blamed Sri Lanka s cricket board Tuesday for the squad s crushing three-Test series whitewash on home soil against India. Ranatunga said Sri Lanka s XI could not be faulted for the humiliating 3-0 drubbing described by skipper Dinesh Chandimal as the worst series of his career, but ...

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Dazzling Pandya and Kuldeep, India floor Sri Lanka

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PALLEKELE:  A blazing century from all-rounder Hardik Pandya and four wickets from spinner Kuldeep Yadav left India in total command of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka on Sunday. Kuldeep led an inspired bowling display with his left-arm wrist spin to help dismiss Sri Lanka for 135 in ...

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PCB recalls 13 players from CPL and English county circuit

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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has abruptly revoked No-Objection Certificates given to 13 players currently in England and the West Indies and has asked them to return home to fulfill national and domestic commitments. The board had originally given as many as 10 players, including seven centrally contracted cricketers, permission ...

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Lanka fight back after Dhawan fires ton

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PALLEKELE: Shikhar Dhawan smashed a scintillating century for India, but Sri Lanka’s spinners struck five times to leave the tourists on edge after the first day of the third Test on Saturday. Malinda Pushpakumara took three wickets and Lakshan Sandakan two, leaving India on 329-6 at the close, with Wriddhiman ...

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Ranatunga urges ICC to probe Sri Lanka cricket boss

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COLOMBO: Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga has blamed Sri Lanka’s string of humiliating defeats on the country’s cricket chief and demanded his investigation by the International Cricket Council (ICC). In what could be the opening shots of a new bid to head Sri Lanka Cricket, Ranatunga, 53, told AFP there was ...

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ICC suspends Jadeja from third Test against Sri Lanka

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COLOMBO: Ravindra Jadeja was India’s hero in their win over Sri Lanka in the 2nd Test at Colombo but the 28-year-old’s moment of glory was somewhat soured by the fact that he won’t be featuring in the third Test due to a suspension. The all-rounder has been suspended for the ...

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Ashwin steers India to 442-5 at lunch against Sri Lanka

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COLOMBO: Ravichandran Ashwin closed in on his half-century as India reached 442 for five at lunch on day two of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Friday. India, who resumed on 344-3, lost two of their overnight centurions in Cheteshwar Pujara (133) and Ajinkya Rahane (132) as Sri Lankan ...

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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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