Sri Lanka Cricket

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Bangladesh cricketers celebrate after winning Gold at the 2014 Asian Games Introduction of cricket to the Asian Games There has always been hesita ...
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Colombo, July 23 (IANS) Left-handed batsman Lahiru Thirimanne will skipper the Sri Lanka cricket team at the Asian Games to be held at Incheon from Se ...
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Colombo, July 23 (IANS): Uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been included in the Sri Lanka squad for the second and final Test again ...
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Vernon Philander was fined 75% of his match fee for ball tampering South Africa’s recent Test win in Sri Lanka was marred by ball-tampering ...
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Dale Steyn celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of Mahela Jayawardene at Galle At Galle, South Africa completed their win over Sr ...
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Vernon Philander Despite efforts from Cricket South Africa (CSA) and their team management to try and convince the broadcasters not to air the tel ...
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Dale Steyn was at his mesmerising best at Galle Mohammad Asif’s heroics: The last time I witnessed some high quality pace bowling in Sri La ...
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Russell Domingo South African coach Russell Domingo jumped to the defense of pace bowler Vernon Philander, who was fined for ball tampering durin ...
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Sanath Jayasuriya Sanath Jayasuriya was the only player to get out more than two hundred times for less than 10 runs in international cricket. Sac ...
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Gary Ballance Gary Ballance has joined Andrew Strauss and Jonathan Trott to become only the third cricketer to score 2 centuries in first two Test ...
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MS Dhoni (wicket-keeper) Here is a list of wicket-keepers with the most number of stumpings in the history of Test cricket. Indian captain MS Dhon ...
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In the first of the two Tests against Sri Lanka, at Galle, South Africa’s AB de Villiers pulled off a stunner to dismiss Rangana Herath (19 off ...
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BIO: The Sri Lankan cricket team is the national cricket team of Sri Lanka which is administered by Sri Lankan cricket. The team first played international cricket in 1926–27. The team's first win came against Patiala at Dhruve Pandove Stadium in 1932–33. Sri Lankan cricket team's One Day International debut came in the 1975 Cricket World Cup and their first One Day International win against a test cricket playing nation came in the 1979 Cricket World Cup against India. Sri Lanka were later awarded test cricket status in 1981, by the International Cricket Council.   The Sri Lankan cricket team currently holds several world records, including world records for highest team totals in all three forms of the game, Test, ODI and Twenty20. They were the winners of the 1996 Cricket World Cup, which they co-hosted with India & Pakistan. They were the joint Winners of the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy. They won the Asia Cup in 1986, 1997, 2004 and 2008. Sri Lanka is the only ICC Trophy winning team to have gone on to win the Cricket World Cup at a later date. Sri Lanka is the only team to have participated in every edition of the Asia Cup. Some of it's famous players are: Sanath Jayasuriya, Aravinda de Silva, Muttiah Muralitharan, Chaminda Vaas, Mahela Jayawardene, Tharanga Paranavitana, Angelo Mathews etc
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