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Friday, June 26, 2015
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Three quick wickets pegged back Sri Lanka’s advantage and at tea on 2nd day, the hosts’ lead the game by 93 runs with only 4 wickets remaining in the first innings.
DDJW
Friday, June 26, 2015
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Pakistan's pace spearhead Wahab Riaz will miss the remainder of the three-Test series against Sri Lanka with a hand injury, the country's cricket board said on Friday.
Island Cricket
Friday, June 26, 2015
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Kaushal Silva remained unbeaten after his eighth Test fifty as Sri Lanka lost two wickets before overtaking Pakistan's paltry first innings total to reach 147 for three at lunch on day two of the second Test at P Sara Oval on Friday.
Island Cricket
Friday, June 26, 2015
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Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz has been ruled out of the remainder of the Test series in Sri Lanka, after he suffered a hairline fracture on the knuckle of his bowling hand on the first day of the second Test in Colombo. Wahab is expected to be out of the game for at least two weeks.
WZRD
Friday, June 26, 2015
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Dwayne Smith and Dilshan Munaweera then launched the chase with a flurry of boundaries as Tridents sealed the win in 14 overs with eight wickets to spare. After having opted to bat, Red Steel's top order was blown away by Holder and Ravi Rampaul.
WZRD
Friday, June 26, 2015
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Kaushal only played the second Test due to an injury sustained by off-spinner Dilruwan Perera and it proved to be a blessing in disguise as the team management looked adamant to persevere with Perera for the second Test. Once, Perera was ruled out, they were even fancying of packing the side with..
AmilaSaman
Thursday, June 25, 2015
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The young Tharindu Kaushal’s bowling resembles more like our very own Muttiah Muralitharan and his spell against Pakistan on 25th June to take his maiden Test five-for reminded us how Murali tore-apart world-class batting lineups during his 18-year old Test career.
DDJW
Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Sri Lanka has not witnessed a five-for from this kind of spin in Tests for a while. Rangana Herath has been a weaver of webs, a quick-witted conjurer, a subtle illusionist. Kaushal's is rockstar spin, dipping suddenly, gripping both pitch and spectator.
AmilaSaman
Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Graham Ford could be on the verge of a return to the Sri Lanka coaching job. Ford, who was Sri Lanka coach from January 2012 to January 2014, is currently with Surrey, but is believed to have responded positively to the approach from Sri Lanka Cricket.
WZRD
Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal scythed through Pakistan's batting order to pick up his first five-wicket haul as the visitors were bundled out for 138 on the opening day of the second Test on Thursday.
Island Cricket
Thursday, June 25, 2015
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A second-wicket partnership of 91 from Sam Evison and Malinga Bandara, saw the home side recover, but the loss of Bandara for 45 in the 32nd over was quickly followed by the dismissal of former Skegness batsman Ricky Lovelace.
WZRD
Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Sri Lanka took full control of the second Test match against Pakistan at P. Sara Oval grounds at back of off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal’s maiden five-wicket haul on Thursday.
DDJW
Thursday, June 25, 2015
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The former India skipper got the highest number of votes to emerge on top of the list of the 100 best Test players since 2000, in a poll conducted by cricket.com.au. Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara received the second highest votes, followed by Adam Gilchrist of Australia in the thi...
WZRD
Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Mystery off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal took his maiden five-wicket haul in the rain-hit second session to rattle Pakistan for 138 at Tea on day one in their second Test currently being played at P. Sara Oval grounds.
DDJW
Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Sri Lanka fast bowler Dhammika Prasad struck twice as Pakistan made a nervous start to second Test on Thursday, the tourists reaching lunch on 70 for two wickets as their batsmen struggled.
Island Cricket