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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Two different Test series finished recently in England and Sri Lanka respectively. Apart from the embarrassing defeats for the visiting teams, which happen to be India and Pakistan, there were more some other similarities as well. The most important being the captaincy styles of MS Dhoni...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Mathews scored 39 and 43 not out in Colombo, and was rewarded with a rise of two places that has elevated him into third position. Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara holds the number-one batting position, while AB de Villiers of South Africa is in second spot.
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Sri Lankan cricketing great Mahela Jayawardene has signed off his illustrious Test career at 15th position in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings for Test batsmen released Tuesday. The right-hander represented his country in 149 Tests amassing 11,814 runs to sit in...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Beauty can be a curse too, you know. As in life, so in cricket. The best-looking batsmen, the most aesthetically pleasing, are often judged by different, much harsher standards. So much more is expected of them. Their departure from the crease is always lamented more.
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Left arm spinner, Rangana Herath who produced career best bowling performances during the second test said he is delighted with his performances. He won the Man of the Match and Man of the Series awards in the two-test series. Herath who picked up 14 wickets in the match believes that...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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ලෝකයේ සුපිරිතම පිතිකරුවන් අතර සිටි අරවින්ද ද සිල්වා යළිත් එංගලන්තයේ කෙන්ට් හි දර්ශනීය පිති හරඹයක යෙදුනු බව ටොන්බ්‍රිජ් ක්‍රිකට් කණ්ඩායමේ හිටපු නායක මාටින් බැට්ලී ප්‍රකාශ කරයි.
Nimesh Wiranga
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Sri Lanka are banking on young talent to see them through a transitional phase in Test cricket despite the departure of one batting great, another approaching retirement and an ageing spinner in the ranks. Former captain Mahela Jayawardene, who ended his 17-year Test career on Monday...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Thisara Perera struck a brisk half-century and then took two wickets to help Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI beat Pakistanis by 13 runs according to the D/L method. Opting to bat, the President's XI openers Danushka Gunathilaka and Tillakaratne Dilshan raced to 48 in 7.2...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Oh, this is tricky. Last week, Kumar Sangakkara was our player of the week, after scoring a double ton. Then Rangana Herath took nine wickets in one innings in Colombo, and now we're stuck with giving our gong to a Sri Lankan two weeks in a row. This is not to be borne.
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has achieved a career-best third position in the Test rankings for batsmen, and in the rankings for Test bowlers, Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath has achieved a career-best ranking.
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