Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan team tour Pakistan after World Cup

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan cricket team will arrive in Pakistan to play two Test matches after ICC World Cup. The matches of ICC World Test Championship will be played in Lahore and Karachi. Nine teams would be playing against each others in the ICC World Test Championship and the Sri Lankan ...

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Sri Lanka commando commits suicide at PM’s residence

COLOMBO: An elite police commando committed suicide by shooting himself at Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe´s official residence in Colombo, officials said. The Special Task Force (STF) member used his officially issued automatic assault rifle to shoot himself at the gate of the Temple Trees residence while the premier was inside ...

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Sri Lankan Test cricket captain arrested after traffic accident

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan Test cricket captain Dimuth Karunaratne has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after an accident in the capital, police said Sunday. Karunaratne, 30, was taken into custody following the pre-dawn accident that resulted in the driver of a three-wheel taxi being taken ...

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South Africa sweep Sri Lanka in T20I series

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa strolled to a 45-run DLS victory over Sri Lanka to seal a clean sweep in their three-match T20I series. The hosts were asked to bat first by Lasith Malinga and after losing Aiden Markram for 15 inside the Powerplay, never took their foot off the tourists’ throat. Reeza ...

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Imran Tahir gives Proteas super win

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s veteran leg-spinner Imran Tahir conceded only five runs in a decisive super over as they beat Sri Lanka in their opening Twenty20 International on Tuesday after both teams had finished their innings with the same score. After sending the tourists in to bat, the home side ...

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South Africa sweep Sri Lanka after floodlight failure

CAPE TOWN: South Africa completed a clean sweep of their five-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka with a 41-run victory via the Duckworth–Lewis–Stern method on Saturday as the final match at Newlands was ended prematurely by a failed floodlight. After electing to bat, Sri Lanka were bowled out for ...

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Sri Lanka recall coach ahead of South Africa T20 series

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka recalled head coach Chandika Hathurushingha ahead of a three-match T20 series in South Africa amid reports of tensions with several players. Sri Lanka play the first T20 against the hosts on Tuesday in Cape Town, but Hathurusingha will return home after the fifth and final ODI on ...

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South Africa thump Sri Lanka in second ODI

PRETORIA: South Africa’s Quinton de Kock top-scored with a fluent 94 as they cruised to a 113-run victory over Sri Lanka and a 2-0 lead in their five-match One-Day International series. South Africa claimed an eight-wicket victory in the opening match on Sunday and were dominant again despite losing their ...

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South Africa beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in first ODI

JOHANNESBURG: South African captain Faf du Plessis hit an unbeaten century as South Africa cruised to an eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the opening one-day international in Johannesburg. The hosts won the toss at the Wanderers Stadium, asked Sri Lanka to bat and bowled them out for 231, a ...

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Jayasuriya handed two-year ban under anti-corruption code

DUBAI: Sri Lanka batting great Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from all cricket for two years after breaching two counts of the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code, the world governing body said on Tuesday. The ICC said the former captain had refused to cooperate with any investigation conducted by its ...

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