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Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets

Angelo Mathews

LONDON: Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 contest at The Oval on Thursday. Chasing the 322-run total, Sri Lanka reached the target with ease and lost just seven wickets in the process. This result makes Group B wide open as now the winner ...

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Champions Trophy: England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets

England v Bangladesh

Alex Hales and Joe Root put on 159, England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval, June 1, 2017 LONDON: Joe Root scored an unbeaten century as hosts England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening match of the Champions Trophy at the Oval on Thursday. England set ...

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Champions Trophy: Mathews likely to miss South Africa clash

Angelo Mathews

COLOMBO: Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lankan skipper, is unlikely to play against South Africa in his side’s Champions Trophy opener due to a calf injury, Sri Lanka Cricket confirmed Mathews complained of pain on his calf and as a result, the management wouldn’t want to take a risk on Saturday. ...

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Mathews to lead Sri Lanka in Champions Trophy

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20:  Angelo Matthews of Sri Lanka looks dejected after his bowlers concede another boundry during game four of the Commonwealth Bank one day international series between Australia and Sri Lanka at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

COLOMBO: Angelo Mathews will return as Sri Lanka skipper for the Champions Trophy after missing the ODI series against South Africa, the tour of Australia and the home series against Bangladesh. Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday announced a 15-member squad led by Mathews, who cut short his tour of South ...

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ICC unveil practice match schedule for Women’s World Cup

WOMENS WORLD CUP

LONDON: Defending champions Australia will face South Africa and Pakistan in warm-up matches prior to this year’s International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup in England and Wales, it has been announced. The ICC has published the warm-up schedule for the eight competing nations, with games due to be played ...

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Sri Lankan spinner Kamindu Mendis bowls with both hands

Kamindu Mendis

HOBART: Sri Lanka have found a ‘double-hand’ bowler in the form of Kamindu Mendis. According to details, Sri Lanka under-19 captain Kamindu Mendis bowled with both hands against Australia in second match of Youth Series. Head coach Roy Dias praised the talent of young Mendis and said his bowling skills ...

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Malinga makes history with another hat-trick

MALINGA

COLOMBO: A hat-trick from Sri Lankan paceman Lasith Malinga wasn’t enough for his side to prevent Bangladesh squaring their T20 series with a 45-run win in Colombo. Mustafizur Rahman’s 4-21 led Bangladesh to victory, with Malinga ending up on the losing side despite taking the fourth international hat-trick of his ...

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Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in second Test

SRILANKA BANGLA

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

BAN SRI

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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