Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis has a confidence problem

LONDON: Kusal Mendis was dropped from the Sri Lanka Test squad for their tour of India to protect him from a loss of confidence. That’s according to Graeme Labrooy, the side’s chief selector. The batsmen endured a sorry series against Pakistan scoring 10, 18, one and 29. And even though ...

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Climate change-fueled drought drives Sri Lanka’s farmers to cities

COLOMBO: When Siri Hettige, a sociology professor at Colombo University, conducts surveys of young people across Sri Lanka, he never fails to ask one key question: Does anybody want to become a farmer? No, has been the overwhelmingly emphatic answer, he said. That is one indicator of the growing poverty ...

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Khan’s record haul destroys Sri Lanka

DUBAI: Left-arm paceman Usman Khan Shinwari destroyed Sri Lanka with a five-wicket burst to help Pakistan achieve a convincing nine-wicket win in the fifth and final one-day international to secure a 5-0 series sweep. Khan’s 5-34 in seven overs reduced Sri Lanka to 103 all out in 26.2 overs in ...

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Pakistan defeat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in fourth ODI

SHARJAH:Pakistan ruled the roost in the fourth One-Day International as well as Sri Lanka folded for 173 in 43.4 overs after opting to bat in Sharjah on Friday (October 20). Only Lahiru Thirimanne (62) got going but with little support, as the visitors could only muster a paltry score. After ...

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The best I can do is answer with my bat: Imam-ul-Haq

DUBAI: A couple of weeks back, when Pakistan announced their One-Day International squad for the five-match series against Sri Lanka, questions were raised over the selection of Imam-ul-Haq. Imam, who received his maiden ODI call-up, had proven his credentials as far as his cricketing skills were concerned but being the ...

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Hassan, Imam bring series victory for Pakistan against Lanka

ABU DHABI: Debutant Imamul Haq scored a century and propelled Pakistan to a comfortable win against Sri Lanka in the third ODI at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. A brilliant century by Imam, who scored 100 off 125 balls, set the stage for Pakistan to win the five-match ODI series 3-0. ...

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Babar, Shadab lead Pakistan to win against Sri Lanka in second ODI

ABU DHABI: Babar Azam scored a second successive hundred while Shadab Khan gave his career best bowling and batting to help Pakistan thump Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the second day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Monday. One-drop batsman Babar knocked a fighting 133-ball 103 while Shadab scored a ...

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Sri Lanka Cricket confirm Pakistan tour

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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