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Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Cricket announces new selectors ahead of Pakistan tour

Sri Lanka Cricket

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


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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British journalist killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka


COLOMBO: A British man has died in Sri Lanka after reportedly being dragged into a river by a crocodile. Paul McClean, who is believed to have been a reporter for the Financial Times, was washing his hands in the river when he was attacked by the reptile. Search and rescue ...

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Sri Lanka Court Jails Top Former Senior Officials for Graft


COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan court on Thursday jailed and fined two top officials in former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s government for misappropriation of funds, a lawyer said, the first convictions in a series of investigations into official corruption. The government of President Maithripala Sirisena unseated Rajapaksa in 2015 on promises to ...

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Sri Lanka selectors resign after series defeat by India


COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s selection panel will step down en masse after their current home series against India, following a turbulent year on and off the field. After being whitewashed 3-0 in the Tests, Sri Lanka trail 3-0 in the five-match one-day international series, and Sunday’s match in Pallekele was delayed ...

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India beat Sri Lanka to clinch ODI series


PALLEKELE: Rohit Sharma once again showed his class in the limited overs format with a stylish unbeaten 124 as India took an unassailable 3-0 lead with a six-wicket victory in the third ODI, which was marred by unruly crowd behaviour. Sensing another meek surrender from the home team, the crowd ...

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Star-studded World XI squad to tour Pakistan confirmed

World XI squad

LAHORE: Three Australians included in team of international stars to play historic T20 in Pakistan A star-studded line-up featuring three Australians has been unveiled as the World XI side that will play an historic T20I series in Pakistan next month. George Bailey, Ben Cutting and Tim Paine are part of a ...

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India beat Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI


PALLEKELE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar anchored India’s chase after a stunning batting collapse as the visitors edged past Sri Lanka by three wickets in the second one-day international. Leg-spinner Akila Dananjaya returned career-best figures of 6-54 to make India stutter at 131-7 while chasing a Duckworth-Lewis revised target ...

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India power to 9-wicket ODI win over Sri Lanka


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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