Thursday, 26 April 2018

Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

New Sri Lanka cricket coach bans music at training

Sri Lanka cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha

COLOMBO: New Sri Lanka cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha pledged to get tough with the under-performing national team – including banning music in training – while demanding “full control” over selection. With the 1996 World Cup winners coming to the end of their worst year in international cricket, Hathurusingha said he ...

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Sharma’s 35-ball ton helps India win T20 series

Sharma's 35-ball ton helps India win T20 series

INDORE: Skipper Rohit Sharma equalled the record for fastest Twenty20 century to set up India ‘s 88-run series-clinching win over Sri Lanka in the second match. Sharma ‘s 43-ball 118 steered the hosts to 260-5 and then dismissed Sri Lanka for 172 in 17.2 overs, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead ...

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Sri Lanka have to show some fight: Tharanga

Upul Tharanga

Sri Lanka suffered their worst defeat in T20Is after India crushed them by 93 runs in the series opener and senior batsman Upul Tharanga said the team must show some fight in the remaining matches of the tour. Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl on a dew-laden ...

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Dhawan lead India to series-clinching ODI win over Sri Lanka

Dhawan, spinners lead India to series-clinching ODI win over Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Opener Shikhar Dhawan’s blazing century and a decisive spell by their wrist spinners powered India to a series-clinching eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the third one-day international on Sunday. Chasing 216 for victory, India rode on a 135-run partnership between Dhawan (100 not out) and Shreyas Iyer (65) ...

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T10 League: Pakhtoons best Team Sri Lanka to remain unbeaten

T10 League Pakhtoons best Team Sri Lanka to remain unbeaten

HARJAH: Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal’s unbeaten half-century and England left-arm spinner Liam Dawson’s vital strikes helped Pakhtoons defeat Team Sri Lanka in the T10 League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, in the early hours of Saturday morning. The 27-run victory saw the Pakhtoons become the only team to finish up ...

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Sri Lankan Hambantota port formally handed over to China

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COLOMBO: The Hambantota port was today formally handed over to a China-led company and Sri Lanka received its initial payment for the lease. Following the signing of an agreement, the port operations was handed over to Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) and Hambantota International Port Services (HIPS). China Merchants Port ...

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India scent win as pollution makes zbowlers vomit

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NEW DELHI: Sri Lanka were reeling on 31-3 while chasing a daunting 410-run victory target Tuesday in a pollution-tainted third Test in New Delhi blighted by scenes of bowlers vomiting on the ground. Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja struck twice in an over to rattle the visitors, who must bat out ...

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Pujara inspired me to score big runs, says Virat Kohli

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DEHLI: Virat Kohli slammed his sixth double-century on Sunday at Delhi. However, Cheteshwar Pujara is ahead in the race when it comes to piling on big runs. His knack of batting for long hours has been a story since his childhood. He had scored a triple-century during U-14 cricket and a ...

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