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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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කෙසේ වෙතත් තෙවැනි ටෙස්‌ට්‌ තරගයේදී කණ්‌ඩායම් දෙකේම වෙනස්‌කම් කිහිපයක්‌ සිදුවීමට ඉඩ ඇතැයි වැඩිදුරටත් වාර්තා වේ. එහිදී එක දිගට අසාර්ථක වන ජෙහාන් මුබාරක්‌ වෙනුවට බොහෝ දුරට කුසල් පෙරේරාව කණ්‌ඩායමට එක්‌ කිරීමට නියමිතව තිබේ. එසේ වුවහොත් කුසල් කඩුලු රකින්නා ලෙස ක්‍රීඩා කිරීමේ අවස්‌ථාව ඇතත් කණ්‌ඩායම්
AmilaSaman
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Emerging left-arm leg spinner Jeffrey Vandersay is of the view he is experimenting with many variations in his bowling armoury. Vandersay who has already made his T-20 debut for Sri Lanka against Pakistan, can bowl the googly and top spinner, and is currently trying to master the flipper.
WZRD
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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"He was the greatest batsman Sri Lankan cricket has produced and there's no denying that. He has always given his hundred percent for the game and he has played it in the right spirit. He has set a path on which future Lankan cricketers can walk on and he goes away from the game having achieved...
Daniel Alexander
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Colonel Qiliho said the two forces had been in touch through the RFMF rugby players who now play in Sri Lanka. Now he said while RFMF would send rugby players, Sri Lanka had offered to help the RFMF in cricket.
SLCricket1
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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ECB today announced next summer’s international programme with England set to face a dual sub-continental challenge from Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Interest in next summer’s international programme has been heightened by England’s recent Ashes triumph and the home side will have an early sight of one..
Daniel Alexander
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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The England and Wales Cricket Board announced next summer’s international programme with England set to face a dual sub-continental challenge from Sri Lanka and Pakistan. The SSE SWALEC in Cardiff has been chosen to host the final matches of England’s Royal London One-Day Int...
WZRD
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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England will host Sri Lanka and Pakistan in 2016 after the England and Wales Cricket Board revealed their summer programme for next year. The international season will start with England seeking to avenge last year's Investec Test and Royal London ODI series defeats again...
WZRD
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Sri Lankan cricketing icon Kumar Sangakkara said yesterday he was surprised by President Maithripala Sirisena's invitation to take up a diplomatic posting as Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to Britain.He said he would discuss it with the President before taking a decision.
Daniel Alexander
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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It wasn't supposed to end like this but that didn’t stop the crowd at P Sara Oval from getting to their feet and applauding a champion who walked into the sunset one last time. There were tears and some were inconsolable as Kumar Sangakkara trudged back to the pavilion after scoring 18.
WZRD
Monday, August 24, 2015
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I have always been his harshest critic. And he knows about it all too well. For the world, Kumar was this venerated technician. But in my opinion, he never reached that level. He could have done so much better with the skills he had.
WZRD
Monday, August 24, 2015
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There's a very strong bond between Mahela and Kumar, but I also think there was a healthy rivalry between the two," Moody said. "It never really came to the surface. It was underlying. It was there in a positive way where one would drive the other with their performances..
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 24, 2015
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"Since the last Test we talked a lot about Ashwin." Mathews said. "He is very accurate. Yasir Shah was also accurate. You need to be positive against them - look for the balls that you can hit rather than trying to defend all six. That's the approach we wanted to take towards this game and we just..
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 24, 2015
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"I think he is one of the greatest, without a doubt. One of game's terrific players and I wish him best for the future," said Gilchrist in his praise for the Sri Lankan, who just like him, gained respect from fans all around the world.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 24, 2015
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Umpires asked a papare (brass) band at the P Sara Oval to stop playing during overs, for the second Colombo Test match in a row. The band set up in the "Sanga Fan Zone" were also asked to lower their volume, but continued to play during the match.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 24, 2015
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Your excellency, the President of Sri Lanka, the honourable Prime Minister, Members of Parliament, all the well wishers and the invitees, fans, all my friends, my family - who are all here, which is a rare occasion that all of us are together - Virat Kohli and the Indian team, Angelo and my team..
Daniel Alexander