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Sunday, February 26, 2017
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Openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Kaushal Silva too failed during that series, which can open the way for three wicket keeper/ batsmen - Sadeera Samarawickrama, Sandun Weerakkody and Niroshan Dickwella – to fight for places in the Test team.
AngeloP
Sunday, February 26, 2017
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Nanayakkara was well supported by fellow Sri Lankans Supeshala Jayathilake and Prabodha Arthavidu. Arthavidu made 46 and Jayathilake a quick fire 81, including three sixes and 10 fours, as he dispatched the Star bowlers around the park.
WZRD
Sunday, February 26, 2017
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Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath will lead Sri Lanka in the two match Test series against Bangladesh that starts next month. Sri Lanka Cricket announced yesterday that captain Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the series after he failed to recover from his hamstring injury.
Daniel Alexander
Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Sri Lanka's next Test series is just two weeks away, with the first Test scheduled to start on 7 March in Galle. The SL team is far from settled after being heavily wounded in South Africa, as neither of the top seven batsmen were among the runs during the tour or in the ODI
WZRD
Saturday, February 25, 2017
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England Lions were put to the sword by an unbroken stand of 303 on the second day in Dambulla. Test opener Dimuth Karunaratne and 21-year-old Sadeera Samarawickrama gorged themselves during the latter two sessions to put Sri Lanka A in control. The Lions had extended their total to 353 and when Sri
Sujan
Saturday, February 25, 2017
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There was much relief among cricket enthusiasts after Sri Lanka secured a thrilling series win over Australia earlier this week. Sri Lankan cricket hit new lows during the tour of South Africa where they were whitewashed in both Test and ODI cricket. The success in Australia was a godsend and it
Sujan
Saturday, February 25, 2017
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When contacted, Mathews confirmed that he has been advised by the doctors to rest two to three more weeks to get back to 100% fitness level. “It’s the tendon of my right hamstring which was injured in South Africa. Rather than a muscle, doctors say that it takes longer to heal and get back to normal
WZRD
Saturday, February 25, 2017
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After the debacle in South Africa, winning the T20 series against the virtual second string of Australia appears to be a ray of sunshine to Sri Lankan cricket fans. However the first two games were won in the last balls of each game proving the games went to the wire. Entertaining no doubt and
Sujan
Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Mahela Jayawardene, the former Sri Lanka captain, said Friday domestic Pakistan players will benefit from Pakistan Super League (PSL) with the passage of time, just like the IPL and BBL. “This is my first time in PSL,” said Jayawardene, adding these types of leagues are good for domestic players.
Sujan
Saturday, February 25, 2017
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The dashing Sri Lankan batsman, who retired from international cricket in 2003, says he would have relished playing T20 cricket and embraces the change in attitude the format has brought to the game.
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