Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

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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ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup opens in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: The ICC Under-19 Cricket World 2018 Cup officially got underway in style at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday with an impressive ceremony showcasing New Zealand’s culture. According to a media release of the ICC, the ceremony was attended by representatives of all the 16 participating ...

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Sri Lanka sacks ODI skipper Perera

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka ousted Thisara Perera as one-day captain and said it would announce a replacement next week. Perera took on the job in late November, succeeding Upul Tharanga, who was sacked after a series of losses. Sri Lanka Cricket said it would name a successor after consulting new coach Chandika ...

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New Sri Lanka cricket coach bans music at training

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

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

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

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

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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