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Asela Gunaratne 84* caps stunning series win for Sri Lanka

Asela Gunaratne 84 caps stunning series win for Sri Lanka Sri Lanka vs  Australia 2nd T20I Sri Lanka beat Australia by two wickets. All-rounder Asela Gunaratne smashed a boundary off the last ball to secure a thrilling two-wicket victory for Sri Lanka against Australia in the second Twenty20 Internationals. “Asela’s was an …

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Lasith Malinga returns for Sri Lanka’s T20I series against Australia

Chandimal dropped as Malinga returns  Chandimal dropped Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga will turn up for the national side for the first time in nearly a year after he was declared fit to play a part in Sri Lanka’s T20I series against Australia.  Upul Tharanga has replaced the dropped Dinesh …

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Herath bowls historic Sri Lanka win in first Test

Herath bowls historic Sri Lanka win in first Test Sri Lankan Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath dismissed five Australian wickets including one from skipper Steven Smith as the hosts claimed a historic Test win over Australia on the tense final day of the rain-hit first Test in Pallekele on Saturday (June 30 2016).  …

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Sri Lanka wins first T20 by 6 wickets

Sri Lanka wins first T20 by 6 wickets WORLD T20  2016 Sri Lanka won the first T20 against Afghanistan by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining) at Kolkata(World T20, 16th Match, Super 10 Group 1:) Tillakaratne Dilshan unbeaten 83 powered Sri Lanka to a 6-wicket win over Afghanistan while skipper Angelo Mathews made 21. Batting first Afghanistan set …

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Aravinda, Sangakkara, Kaluwitharana appointed to new National Cricket Selection Committee

Aravinda, Sangakkara, Kaluwitharana appointed to new National Cricket Selection Committee  In a surprise move nine days from the start of Sri Lanka’s World T20 campaign 2016, Sri Lanka Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara has appointed a new National Cricket Selection Committee with immediate effect and Cricket legend Aravinda Silva has been appointed as …

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Kumar Sangakkara to retire from ODIs after 2015 World Cup

Kumar Sangakkara to retire from ODIs after 2015 World Cup Sri Lankan Veteran cricketer Kumar Sangakkara, who recently announced his retirement from T20 internationals, announced that he will retire from ODI’s after Word Cup 2015 which will be held in New Zealand and Australia. “I am 36 years old now and will be 37 next year …

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