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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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While teams such as Australia and New Zealand have arrived at the World Cup on a cloud of form, and intent to dominate the competition, Sri Lanka have chosen a less ambitious approach. The favourites speak of establishing winning momentum, and rolling forward like a "juggernaut"...
Daniel Alexander
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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“Wherever you play, you’ve got to play your best cricket. I think we haven’t played our best cricket yet,” said Mathews ahead of Sri Lanka’s Pool A game against Bangladesh at the MCG on Thursday. “Regardless of pitches and conditions, if we play our best crick...
WZRD
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Out-of-form Sri Lanka must play every pool game at the World Cup as if it were a knockout match to ignite their stuttering campaign, captain Angelo Mathews said on Wednesday. Runners-up at the last two tournaments, the Sri Lankans were thrashed in their opening match against New Zealand...
Jagath Perera
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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The sudden departure of Al-Amin Hossain and all the controversies surrounding the issue had, for a brief period, deteriorated the mood in the Tigers camp. However yesterday it seemed as though the players had found their mojo yet again during training at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Jagath Perera
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Bangladesh are a point above Sri Lanka and although the World Cup is still at a very early stage, it is hard to imagine both sides envisioning themselves in their respective positions after their first two matches.
ayeshdon
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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"My personal goal is to get a ton in the World Cup. After that if I get a call-up back to Sri Lanka, I might go," said the 22 year-old opening batsman who represented Sri Lanka at the Youth World Cup five years ago ... "I still have dreams of playing for Sri Lanka since I'm only 22."
Neil Weerasekara
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Sri Lanka's legspinning all-rounder Jeevan Mendis will be sidelined for a minimum of two to three weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury and will head home from the World Cup, captain Angelo Mathews said on Wednesday.
Jagath Perera
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Jeevan Mendis will play no further role in the World Cup, said captain Angelo Mathews, after the allrounder had sustained a mild-to-moderate inner hamstring muscle injury at training on Tuesday.
LankanPride
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup has approved Upul Tharanga as a replacement player for Jeevan Mendis in Sri Lanka’s squad. Mendis is suffering from a hamstring injury, which he picked up at a training session on Tuesday.
WZRD
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Sri Lanka's legspinning all-rounder Jeevan Mendis will be sidelined for a minimum of two to three weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury and will head home from the World Cup, captain Angelo Mathews said on Wednesday.
AmilaSaman