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Sri Lanka cricketer Kusal Mendis arrested over fatal crash

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s wicket-keeper batsman Kusal Mendis was arrested Sunday after his vehicle collided with a cyclist, killing him. The 25-year-old batsman was driving an SUV at Panadura before dawn when the incident happened, police said. Mendis has been named in the 16-player squad for a two-match home Test series ...

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Sri Lanka name 16-man roster for Pakistan Test series

LONDON: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Friday announced a full-strength squad for the upcoming two-Test tour of Pakistan, with no regulars left behind – a significant show of confidence in security arrangements of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The islanders had visited Pakistan for two limited-overs series in September as ...

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Kane Williamson left frustrated after drawn test vs Sri Lanka

WELLINGTON: Blackcaps captain Kane Williamson admits he or his teammates could have done little more to claim victory in the first test against Sri Lanka in Wellington. New Zealand seemed to be in the box seat for a big win after Day Three, following their first innings total of 578, ...

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Mendis drives Sri Lanka to Twenty20 series sweep

SYLHET: Opener Kusal Mendis hit a blazing half-century as Sri Lanka thrashed Bangladesh by 75 runs in the second Twenty20 to complete a 2-0 series sweep. Sri Lanka rode on Mendis ‘ 70 off 42 deliveries to post 210-4 and then bowled out the hosts for 135 in Sylhet. Skipper ...

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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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Lucky Mendis lifts Sri Lanka with big ton

GALLE: Kusal Mendis made the most of a first-ball reprieve and went on to score an unbeaten century as Sri Lanka posted a commanding 321-4 in the first Test against Bangladesh. Mendis remained unbeaten on 166 at stumps after sharing a 196-run stand with Asela Gunaratne (85) for the fourth ...

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