Monday, 17 June 2019

Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

ICC criticises Bangladesh Test pitch

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) penalised the “below average” pitch in Chittagong after batsmen plundered more than 1,500 runs during last week´s Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Five centuries and six half-centuries were smashed over five days at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium before the teams accepted a ...

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Mominul guides Bangladesh to draw Chittagong Test

CHITTAGONG: Mominul Haque became the first player from Bangladesh to score a century in both innings of a Test as he steered his side to a draw in the opening match against Sri Lanka on Sunday. Mominul , who made 176 in the first innings, hit 105 off 174 balls ...

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Bangladesh in trouble after Sri Lanka’s 713

CHITTAGONG: The fall of three late Bangladesh wickets lent hope the Chittagong Test may yet produce a result, after Sri Lanka had secured a first-innings lead of 200, amassing 713 for 9. Roshen Silva completed an assured hundred, Dinesh Chandimal a measured 87 and Niroshan Dickwella a rapid 62, but it was Sri Lanka’s ...

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De Silva hits ton in strong Sri Lankan reply

CHITTAGONG: Dhananjaya de Silva struck a century and shared 187 runs in an unbroken second wicket stand with Kushal Mendis as Sri Lanka gave a strong reply to Bangladesh in the first Test in Chittagong. De Silva made an unbeaten 104 while Mendis hit 83 not out, guiding Sri Lanka ...

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Bangladesh dominate Sri Lanka in 1st Test

DHAKA: Mominul Haque hit 175 not out as Bangladesh reached 3-374 at stumps on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka. Mushfiqur Rahim was out for 92 toward the end of the day’s play, but he and Mominul combined for a national record of 236 for the third ...

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Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh to reach tri-nation final

DHAKA: Suranga Lakmal led Sri Lankan bowlers on a confidence-boosting rampage to skittle out Bangladesh for 82 on Thursday and guide his side into the final of the Dhaka tri-nation tournament. Openers Upul Tharanga (39) and Danushka Gunathilaka (35) sped to the target 83 in just 11.5 overs to seal ...

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Sri Lanka beats Zimbabwe tri-nations ODI

DHAKA: “Thisara is performing as a batsman and bowler. It is crucial; we missed the most senior player after the first game so Thisara stood as up as a performer,” said Chandimal. “As I said, once you get a start in the top four you need to bat long. That’s what ...

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Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka for biggest ODI win

DHAKA: Tamim Iqbal smashed 84 as Bangladesh hit 320 and then inflicted further misery on Sri Lanka to claim their biggest win in one-day cricket. Sri Lanka , under new coach Chandika Hathurusingha, were skittled out for 157 and the performance will set new alarm bells ringing after they lost ...

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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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Sri Lanka cricket cleared of match-fixing allegations, board says

COLOMBO: Cricket (SLC) said on Tuesday the sport’s global governing body had found no evidence of wrongdoing against it following allegations of match-fixing and other forms of corruption. The board said the International Cricket Council (ICC) had failed to uncover evidence of graft during an investigation into explosive accusations levelled ...

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