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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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SLC Chief Selector Kapila Wijegunawardene said "We were unfortunate to miss Chameera in the (third) Test and in the ODIs, he would have definitely been a determining factor had he been fit. "Chameera is being monitored closely and undergoing treatment. A side strai...
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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The former chief selector also lambasted the current selection panel headed by Kapila Wijegunawardene for giving into the whims and fancies of captain cum out of form sling-arm fast bowler Lasith Malinga at a critical juncture for cricket in the country.
Neil Weerasekara
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Former Sri Lanka pacer Chaminda Vaas inspired youngsters from the UAE’s Desert Cubs Cricket Academy with valuable tips on adapting their performances to the green-topped pitches of Australia. The left-armer, who was known for his ability to swing the ball in all conditions and trap batsmen with...
Neil Weerasekara
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Morecambe continued their wonderful form on Saturday and continue to stay top of the Northern Premier League thanks to a crushing seven wicket victory over Chorley at Woodhill Lane.
Jagath Perera
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly believes the experience of the Australia tour last winter will have matured and helped the likes of Virat Kohli, Murali Vijay and others for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka.
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Out-of-form bowling star Lasith Malinga may have rightly been dropped for the final ODI against Pakistan, which Sri Lanka won emphatically by 165 runs, but selectors believe the 31-year-old bowler with a sling-arm action is still good enough to lead the national side in the two-match T20I series..
Daniel Alexander
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Sri Lanka pace bowler Chanaka Welegedara has decided to migrate to Australia after being cold shouldered by the national selectors during the recent home series against Pakistan.
Siyadoris
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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"The coach supports us a lot," Kayes said. "He has given us all the freedom to play shots. Previously, we faced a situation where we had to play in a certain way. I like it now that he doesn't put stipulations on us. He tells us to play like we want to. It is a positive thing."
Daniel Alexander
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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2 Openers who have scored at least 4000 ODI runs at an average higher than Dilshan's 47.22. Only Hashim Amla (average 54.45) and Sachin Tendulkar (48.29) have higher averages. Also, as an opener, Dilshan has scored 21 hundreds in 166 innings, an average of one every 7.90 innings - it's a rate..
Daniel Alexander
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera is expected to miss Sri Lanka's first Test against India in Galle from August 12 to 16 because he has not recovered fully from a side strain that kept him out of the third Test against Pakistan and the five-match ODI series.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 27, 2015
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Chairman of selectors Kapila Wijegunawardene says sling-arm fast bowler Lasith Malinga, will need to rediscover his lost venom if he is to be considered Sri Lanka's premier pacer in future ODIs, after being axed for the fifth and final one-day match against Pakistan at Hambantota last Sunday.
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Monday, July 27, 2015
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Sri Lankan Tillakaratne Dilshan on Sunday became the 11th member of the exclusive 10,000 ODI run club. He is the fourth Sri Lankan to the milestone, joining three Indians and one Australian, South African, Pakistani and West Indian in doing so.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 27, 2015
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"It was a clinical performance, but unfortunately it came a bit too late," Mathews said. "We had to go back to our basics, especially in the bowling department. "We also showed a bit of improvement in the fielding, but one needs to keep improving."
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 27, 2015
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As a consequence of the series defeat, Sri Lanka remains in fifth place but has dropped three rankings points which means that sixth-placed England has an opportunity to gain ground on Angelo Mathews’ men when it faces Australia in a five-match ODI series from September 3-13.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 27, 2015
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Pakistan has moved into eighth position in the ICC ODI Team Rankings after its 3-2 series victory in Sri Lanka in the five- match series which concluded in Hambantota on Sunday. Azhar Ali’s men have advanced to 90 points, two ahead of the West Indies, and now has seventh- pla...
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