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Chandimal left out for first two Zimbabwe ODIs
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Chandimal left out for first two Zimbabwe ODIs

June 27th, 2017 | by admin
Dinesh Chandimal has been left out of Sri Lanka’s squad for the first two ODIs against Zimbabwe. Uncapped 19-year-old spin allrounder Wanidu Hasaranga was named in the 13-member team, with recalls for spinner Akila...
Sarfraz sees shaky Pakistan into semi-finals
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Sarfraz sees shaky Pakistan into semi-finals

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
Pakistan 237 for 7 (Sarfraz 61*, Zaman 50, Pradeep 3-60) beat Sri Lanka 236 (Dickwella 73, Junaid 3-40, Hasan 3-43, Amir 2-53) by three wickets The Champions Trophy might have been damp and lifeless on the English shores this...
‘Soft dismissals a concern’ – Sarfraz
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‘Soft dismissals a concern’ – Sarfraz

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
Pakistan have little more than 36 hours before taking the field again in Cardiff for their Champions Trophy semi-final against England, but will find time to address concerns about their middle order despite the joy of overcoming...
SL batsmen expand range for Women’s World Cup
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SL batsmen expand range for Women’s World Cup

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
An increase in the hitting ability of the Sri Lanka women players should help them pose a greater threat in the upcoming Women’s World Cup, said their coach Hemantha Devapriya. “Since I took over six months ago,...
Hot-and-cold teams tussle for final semi-final spot
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Hot-and-cold teams tussle for final semi-final spot

June 11th, 2017 | by admin
Big Picture And so, it has transpired that two fundamentally flawed sides – seventh and eighth on the ODI rankings – now have the chance to scramble over the other into the semi-final of the most competitive one-day...
Mendis, Gunathilaka anchor highest Champions Trophy chase to keep SL alive
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Mendis, Gunathilaka anchor highest Champions Trophy chase to keep SL alive

June 9th, 2017 | by admin
Sri Lanka 322 for 3 (Mendis 89, Gunathilaka 76, Mathews 52*) beat India 321 for 6 (Dhawan 125, Rohit 78, Dhoni 63) by seven wickets They may be coming off an awful run of form, two of their players might have been ruled out, and...
Mathews takes pride in defying expectations
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Mathews takes pride in defying expectations

June 8th, 2017 | by admin
Angelo Mathews, Sri Lanka’s captain, hailed his players for defying expectations after their seven-wicket victory over India at The Oval kept alive their hopes of a Champions Trophy semi-final. He dedicated the performance...
Depleted Sri Lanka seek Mathews lift
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Depleted Sri Lanka seek Mathews lift

June 7th, 2017 | by admin
Match facts   June 08, 2017 Start time 1030 local (0930 GMT) Big picture   Truth be told, Sri Lanka have often had the knack of winding up in the “easy group” in world tournaments. In years gone by, this has...
Guptill, Williamson make short work of Sri Lanka’s 356
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Guptill, Williamson make short work of Sri Lanka’s 356

May 30th, 2017 | by admin
New Zealand 359 for 4 (Guptill 116, Williamson 88, Prasanna 2-63) beat Sri Lanka 356 for 8 (Tharanga 110, Boult 2-47) by six wickets New Zealand, led by Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson, overhauled Sri Lanka’s target of...
SL hire Donald as fast bowling coach for Champions Trophy
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SL hire Donald as fast bowling coach for Champions Trophy

April 30th, 2017 | by admin
Sri Lanka have appointed Allan Donald as a consultant fast bowling coach for the Champions Trophy to be played in England in June. Donald was due to join Kent this summer as assistant coach but his arrival had been delayed...