Saturday, 18 November 2017

Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Cricket confirm Pakistan tour

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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket authority confirmed on Monday that it will go ahead with its tour of Pakistan later this month for the third and final T20I match despite security concerns expressed by several players. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said its executive committee agreed unanimously that the October 29 match ...

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Pakistan look to keep up momentum against Sri Lanka

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ABU DHABI: After flaying Sri Lanka out with their fiery pace in the first One Day International, Pakistan will be looking to carry their momentum into the second day-night encounter at the Shaikh Zayed Cricket Stadium on Monday. The action starts at 3pm. Right-arm pacer Hasan Ali (3 for 36) ...

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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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We will bounce back in Dubai, says Mickey Arthur

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ABU DHABI: Mickey Arthur promised that Pakistan will make a strong comeback in the second and final Test against Sri Lanka in Dubai later this week after his team crumbled in a run-chase of just 136 in the first Test in Abu Dhabi. Pakistan’s coach was visibly frustrated after the ...

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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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Sri Lanka Cricket to cooperate with ICC corruption probe

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COLOMBO: Sri Lankan cricket board Sunday asked all national players and its employees to cooperate fully with an ICC investigation following allegations by former players of match-fixing and other forms of corruption. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said its executive committee had directed players and staff to cooperate with investigators from ...

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Sri Lanka probes ‘longest saree’ wedding for using kids

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COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan couple is under investigation for deploying hundreds of school children to carry the train of the bride’s saree during a wedding ceremony, authorities said. About 250 students of a state-owned school carried the train of the 3.2-kilometre (two-mile) long saree worn by the bride as she and ...

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Mathews to miss the opening Test against Pakistan

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COLOMBO: Sri Lankan cricket has been going through a rough patch as of recent and it seems like the problems are never-ending. Now according to reports, former Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the opening Test against Pakistan to be played in UAE owing to a ...

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Sri Lanka Cricket announces new selectors ahead of Pakistan tour

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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officially announced the newly appointed panel of Selectors as ratified by the Minister of Sport, Dayasiri Jayasekara. The panel will be chaired by former Sri Lanka seamer Graeme Labrooy. The remaining members are former Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Gamini Wickremasinghe, former national team manager Jeryl Woutersz, ...

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PCB names 18 players for camp for Sri Lanka tour

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LAHORE: The national selection committee headed by Inzamam-ul-Haq has selected 18 players to feature in the training camp here at Gaddafi Stadium from September 19 for the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka.  The players will assemble at NCA on September 18 evening and the camp will conclude on September ...

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