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Friday, July 24, 2015
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With the declining in pace and ineffectiveness of Sri Lanka’s fast bowling spearhead Lasith Malinga as witnessed in the on-going five-match one-day international series against Pakistan, Sri Lanka are not too eager to rush up and coming speedster Dushmantha Chameera who is recovering from a side str
Neil Weerasekara
Friday, July 24, 2015
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It will be the first time the Gulf country, coached by former Sri Lanka captain Duleep Mendis, have reached a major international tournament.
Island Cricket
Friday, July 24, 2015
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Chief selector Kapila Wijegunawardene said that the Test and One-Day International series against Pakistan has given the national selection committee the opportunity to assess where Sri Lanka stands in terms of overall requirement of the national side.
WZRD
Friday, July 24, 2015
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The omission of Dinesh Chandimal, the batsman in form, from the two-match T-20 series against Pakistan has surprised many observers. The 25-year-old Chandimal, who has already led the country in T-20s, tops the averages in the current ODI series.
Hilal
Friday, July 24, 2015
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මේ තරගාවලියේ සමුගන්නවා කියලා තවම තීරණයක් ගෙන නැහැ. දැන් මට අවුරුදු 37ක් වෙනවා. එමනිසා මගේ උපරිමයේ හිටියත් යොවුන් ක්‍රීඩකයෙකු කණ්ඩායමට ඇතුළු වෙන්න හිටියොත් ඒ අවස්ථාව මම ලබා දෙනවා. තවමත් ආබාධය 100%ක් සුව නැහැ. ඒ අමාරුකම් තියාගෙන ක්‍රීඩාකරන්නේ. එමනිසා අපහසුතාවක් ආවොත් අමාරුවෙන් හෝ සමුගැනීමක් ගැන හිතන්න
AmilaSaman
Friday, July 24, 2015
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Surrey's prospects took a serious hit though when they went down to Middlesex by 43 runs at Lord's last night (July 23). Kumar Sangakkara's 32 was the top score in a disappointing effort.
Hilal
Friday, July 24, 2015
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Lankan cricket is undergoing a massive transformation. With Mahela Jayawardene already retired and Kumar Sangakkara almost done with his career, the islanders are in one of the toughest phases since the pre-1996 era.
WZRD
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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"There are certain players who don’t allow coaches to do their job. They manipulate things and take up matters with higher authorities. If you insist on things like fitness and hard work you will end up losing your job," Vaas added.
Neil Weerasekara
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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Cinderella crashed the World Twenty20 Qualifier in style in Malahide on Thursday as Oman continued their improbable journey by storming away with a five-wicket win over Namibia. The win sealed Oman's first ever spot in a major ICC event with a trip to India now booked for next year's ICC WT20
SLCricket1
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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The chairman of senior selection committee Sandeep Patil in a polite yet firm manner made it clear that his point of view on team's pace attack is different from limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. In his third interaction in two months with the media, Patil was ecstatic about Harbhajan..
Daniel Alexander
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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"There are many young and talented players in the team and the contest is going to be a close one" Sehwag said. India are scheduled to play three Tests in Sri Lanka. The first Test begins at Galle on August 12, followed by two matches at Colombo, starting August 20 and 28, respectively.
Daniel Alexander
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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"Winning in Sri Lanka is not easy. On their home soil, they are a very good side and they play really well. We haven’t won an ODI series here for the last nine years so we wanted to win badly. The boys responded brilliantly. From our point we’ve done really well."
WZRD
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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Leg-spinner Amit Mishra was recalled to the Indian Test team on Thursday, joining a formidable slow-ball attack for the three-match series in Sri Lanka next month.
Island Cricket
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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Sri Lanka have picked five uncapped players - Binura Fernando, Dasun Shanaka, Jeffrey Vandersay, Shehan Jayasuriya and Dhananjaya de Silva - in their Twenty20 squad for the forthcoming two-match series against Pakistan.
Gaja48
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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The BCCI named eight venues for the biennial event, which has been staged across three cities in each of its previous five editions.
Island Cricket