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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
Nidahas Trophy 2018 tri-series fixtures announced
Nidahas Trophy 2018 tri-series fixtures announced
The tri-series features India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
IPL 2018 auction: 5 players on whom Mumbai Indians might use the Right To Match card
IPL 2018 auction: 5 players on whom Mumbai Indians might use the Right To Match card
After retaining Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah, Mumbai have 2 RTM cards remaining.
Sri Lanka cricket cleared of corruption, board says
Sri Lanka cricket cleared of corruption, board says
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Sanath Jayasuriya unable to walk without crutches
Sanath Jayasuriya unable to walk without crutches
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Reports: Angelo Mathews set to return to limited-overs captaincy
Reports: Angelo Mathews set to return to limited-overs captaincy
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Top 3 bowlers in T20I wins
The flamboyant all-rounder from Pakistan features in this list.
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Top 5 T20Is of 2017
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Top 5 T20I Performances in 2017
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5 biggest Indian triumphs in T20 internationals
Biggest Indian wins in terms of runs in T20Is.
Rohit Sharma reveals origin of nickname “Hitman”
Rohit Sharma reveals origin of nickname “Hitman”
The big-hitting Rohit Sharma was called "Hitman" after his blazing recent centuries against Sri Lanka in an ODI and a T20
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Rating the Indian players after T20I series
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Rating the Indian players after T20I series
It was a great outing for India, who whitewashed Sri Lanka 3-0.
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