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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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It was a sad night for Sri Lankan cricket in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. A proud cricketing nation losing to the lowly Afghanistan and crashing out of Asia Cup in the first round following back to back defeats with horrendous performances was hard to take...
Short-Leg
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Sri Lanka lose to Bangladesh and Afghanistan and the cricket world takes little notice. While it is exciting that emerging and emergent teams can do this kind of damage, it is worth looking at Sri Lanka’s slide. Until recently they were unbeatable at home, punching above their weight overseas and a
Hilal
Monday, September 17, 2018
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After the defeat against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup opener, Sri Lanka suffered yet another embarrassment on Monday when they were defeated by 91 runs by Afghanistan. The former champions were thus knocked out of the tournament.
Jehan
Monday, September 17, 2018
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Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews minced no words after his team were knocked out of the Asia Cup 2018, terming their performance “shocking” and “disappointing”. "This was shocking from the whole team. Even in the first game, we got all out for 150-odd. Congratulations to Afghanistan as they...
Neil Weerasekara
Monday, September 17, 2018
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Riding on brilliant performances from the spinners, Afghanistan registered a comfortable 91-run win against Sri Lanka in their first Asia Cup encounter at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Chasing a tricky target of 250, the Sri Lankan team got bundled out for 158 in 41.1 overs.
Jagath Perera
Monday, September 17, 2018
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Afghanistan set a daunting target of 250 runs for Sri Lanka in Group B match of the Asia Cup 2018 on Monday. Winning the toss, Afghanistan elected to bat first and were all out for 249 in fifty overs. Their main scorers were Rehmat Shah (72), Ihsanullah (45), Hashmatullah Shahidi (37) and...
Short-Leg
Monday, September 17, 2018
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This was Sri Lanka’s biggest defeat in the Asia Cup. It was also the biggest defeat by a major team (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka) in the Asia Cup. Their haul of 124 was also Sri Lanka’s lowest total against Bangladesh.
Short-Leg
Monday, September 17, 2018
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Five Indian nationals are being questioned by Sri Lankan police over possible links to fixers after Sri Lanka Cricket's anti-corruption unit flagged them during the third ODI women's between Sri Lanka and India on September 16.
WZRD
Monday, September 17, 2018
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Sri Lanka will bring in spinner Akila Dananjaya for their must-win Asia Cup game against Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Dananjaya arrived on Sunday afternoon and immediately joined the team’s training session at the ICC Academy in Dubai on Sunday.
Jagath Perera
Sunday, September 16, 2018
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Sri Lanka women held their nerve to pull off a thrilling three-wicket win with just one ball to spare in the third ODI against India women in Katunayake. Mithali Raj's unbeaten 125 had powered India to 253 for 5 at the FTZ Sports Co...
WZRD