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World T20: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe scoreboard


September 19th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 18 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the Group C match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe at the ICC World Twenty20 here Tuesday.Sri Lanka:Dilshan Munaweera run out Mpofu/Taylor ... Read more...

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Ajantha Mendis spins Sri Lanka to thumping win (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka started their World Twenty20 campaign in convincing fashion, spinning a clueless Zimbabwe out of the game by 82 runs here Tuesday. Off-spinner Ajantha Mendis ... Read more...

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Series win against Sri Lanka takes India to second spot


August 5th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Aug 4 (IANS) India jumped to the second spot in ODI rankings after they wrapped up the five-match series 4-1 beating Sri Lanka by 20 runs in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka bat in third ODI


July 28th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat against India in the third One-day International at the Premadasa Stadium here Saturday.Teams: Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, ... Read more...

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Daley’s all-round effort lifts Windies to series win


April 30th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucas Street (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) Shanel Daley's spirited all-round performance fired the West Indies women's cricket team to a 45-run victory over Sri Lanka, under the Duckworth/Lewis (D/L) method, in ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan women win second ODI


April 28th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucas Street (Barbados), April 28 (IANS/CMC) Sri Lanka held their nerve to beat the West Indies by one wicket with two balls to spare in a thrilling finish to the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to sack Dilshan, Marsh for South African debacle


January 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 19 (IANS) Stung by the series loss in Tests and ODIs in South Africa, the Sri Lankan sports ministry is planning a wide-ranging overhaul in Sri Lanka Cricket ... Read more...

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Morgan, Mendis top T20 batting and bowling rankings


October 24th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) England's Eoin Morgan and Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka have been rated the top batsman and bowler in the inaugural ICC T20 rankings announced here ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka leave out Samaraweera of Pakistan series


September 21st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka Wednesday left out solid middle-order batsman Thilan Samaraweera from their 16-member squad for the three-Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka squad for Australia ODIs, Twenty20 announced


July 21st, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka Wednesday announced a 20-member squad to play in the five One-Day Internationals (ODI) and two Twenty20 cricket matches against Australia next month without ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka recall veteran Jayasuriya for ODIs and Twenty20 in England


June 9th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 9 (IANS) In a stunning decision, the Sri Lankan cricket selectors Thursday recalled 41-year-old former captain Sanath Jayasuriya for the ODIs and the Twenty20 internationals against England ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan sports minister sets up panel for Tharanga’s dope case


May 30th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 30 (IANS) Sri Lankan Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage Monday set up a three-member panel to investigate how opening batsman Upul Tharanga failed a dope test during the 2011 ... Read more...

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Holding’s ‘illegal Doosra’ comments directed at Pak spinners “not prudent”: Qasim


May 1st, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): Former Pakistan spinner Iqbal Qasim has insisted that "doosra" is a legal delivery, and advised former Jamaican fast bowling legend-turned-commentator Michael Holding to take his reservations over this ... Read more...

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Indian, Sri Lankan cricket boards hopeful of finding a solution


April 21st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Indian and Sri Lankan cricket boards are in discussions to break the impasse over the Sri Lankan players' continued participation in the Indian ... Read more...

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World champions India still second in ICC ODI team rankings


April 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 4 (IANS) India are the new World champions but Australia continue to head the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day Internationals (ODIs) team rankings released Monday.India, who ... Read more...

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Dilshan, Tendulkar and Gambhir all rise in ICC rankings


April 4th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr. 4 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Tillekeratne Dilshan has risen to his career best ranking to date in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI batsman. The 34-year-old all-rounder is occupying ... Read more...

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World Cup for India is Asia’s win too: Pakistani daily


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) The World Cup belongs to India but the victory belongs to skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni who "epitomised composure under duress", said a leading Pakistani daily, ... Read more...

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Sangakkara, Jayawardene steady Sri Lankan innings


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh removed dangerous Tillakaratne Dilshan to give India the second wicket but Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara (39) and Mahela Jayawardene (25) steadied the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka go in with two off-spinners, India one


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka sprang a big surprise by making as many as four changes for the World Cup final here from the side that played the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka win toss, to bat against India


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and decided to bat against India in the World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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World Cup scoreboard: Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand


March 30th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 29 (IANS) Scoreboard of the first 2011 World Cup semifinal between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Tuesday.New Zealand: Martin Guptill b ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by five wickets, enter final


March 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka entered their second successive World Cup final, defeating New Zealand by five wickets at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Tuesday.Set to score 217, ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of New Zealand’s innings against Sri Lanka


March 29th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 29 (IANS) Scoreboard of New Zealand's innings against Sri Lanka in the first 2011 World Cup semifinal here Tuesday.New Zealand: Martin Guptill b Malinga 39 Brendon McCullum ... Read more...

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New Zealand all out for 217 against Sri Lanka


March 29th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 29 (IANS) New Zealand were all out for 217 against Sri Lanka in the first World Cup semifinal at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Tuesday.All-rounder Scott Styris top-scored ... Read more...

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World Cup scoreboard: Sri Lanka vs. England, quarterfinal


March 26th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the fourth quarterfinal of the cricket World Cup between England and Sri Lanka at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Saturday:England: ... Read more...

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Trott and Morgan give England a decent 229/6


March 26th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) Butter-fingered Sri Lanka crawled back in the batting powerplay as Jonathan Trott's fighting 86 and a chancy 50 by Eoin Morgan took England to a decent ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of England’s innings against Sri Lanka


March 26th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of England's innings against Sri Lanka in the fourth World Cup quarterfinal at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Saturday:England: Andrew ... Read more...

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A ‘Big Match’ rivalling the World Cup quarter-final (World cup Diary)


March 26th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) Atmosphere outside the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC), the headquarters of Sri Lanka Cricket, was festive. It could easily be mistaken as the build-up for Saturday's quarter-final ... Read more...

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England-Lanka WC quarterfinal, a battle of two great off spinners


March 26th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 26 (ANI): England's World Cup showdown against Sri Lanka here on Saturday, will essentially be a battle between the best current off-spinner Graeme Swann against the greatest of all time ... Read more...

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From now on it is do-or-die, says Sangakkara


March 19th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara said it was their variety in bowling that gave them a confidence-building 112-run win over New Zealand in their last ... Read more...

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Sangakkara, Muralitharan combine to crush New Zealand (Intro Roundup)


March 19th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Kumar Sangakkara struck his maiden World Cup century and Muttiah Muralitharan ran through the New Zealand middle order as Sri Lanka warmed-up for thequarterfinals with ... Read more...

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Sangakkara, Muralitharan star in massive Sri Lankan victory (Roundup)


March 19th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka cruised to a massive 112-run victory over New Zealand in their last World Cup Group A match at the Wankhede Stadium here Friday.... Read more...

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World Cup scoreboard: Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand, Group A


March 18th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Cup Group A match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium here Friday.Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga run out (Southee) ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 112 runs


March 18th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Muttiah Muralitharan took four wickets as Sri Lanka trounced New Zealand by 112 runs in their last Group A World Cup match here Friday.Chasing a ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka elect to bat against New Zealand


March 18th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat against New Zealand in their last World Cup Group A match here Friday.Teams: New ... Read more...

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