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Sri Lanka won by 70 runs

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Sri Lanka squared the three-match one-day international series against Bangladesh with a 70-run victory in the final match in Colombo. The visitors managed just 210 runs in their chase as Nuwan Kulasekara (4-37) picked up the crucial wickets for the ...

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Niroshan Dickwella suspended by ICC

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Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited-over matches after his accumulated demerit points reached five within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for which he received a 30 per cent fine and ...

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Gunaratne inspires to series victory over Australia

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All-rounder Asela Gunaratne struck a superb 84 off 46 balls to inspire Sri Lanka to a dramatic two-wicket victory over Australia in the second Twenty20 International in South Geelong, Victoria. The touring side needed 48 runs off the last three ...

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Mathews named Cricketer of the Year @ Dialog Cricket Award.

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Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has been named as Cricketer of the Year 2015 while T M Dilshan was voted Dialog People’s Player of the year 2016 at the Dialog Cricket Awards on Wednesday (30). Mathews also won the award ...

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Mendis, Tharanga steer Sri Lanka to title

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Sri Lanka followed a clinical display in the field with steady middle-order batting to chase down 161 with 75 balls to spare and complete a convincing six-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the tri-series final. Kusal Mendis starred with the bat, ...

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Lasith Malinga refuses the Annual Cricket Contract of SLC

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Lasith Malinga had refused the Annual Cricket Contract offered to him by his employer – Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for the 2016/2017 period. Malinga, the world’s most feared limited over player with a sling arm action is recovering from a ...

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Chaminda Vaas appointed as bowling coach of SL ‘A’ team

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has appointed former national fast bowling coach Chaminda Vaas as bowling coach of the Sri Lanka ‘A’ team for the forthcoming West Indies A tour of Sri Lanka. Vaas re-joined Sri Lanka Cricket as their fast ...

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Sri Lanka Won first Medal at Paralympics

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Dinesh Priyantha Herath secured Sri Lanka’s first medal- a bronze in men’s javelin throw F46 final at the Rio Paralympics yesterday. The 30-year-old Sri Lankan thrower cleared a distance of 58.23 meters a personal best mark to win the medal. ...

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SL’s highest ODI record broken by England

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England made a world record-breaking 444-3 against Pakistan in their third one-day international on Tuesday, after opening batsman Alex Hales hit England’s highest individual ODI score with 171. That surpassed the previous record of 443 for nine by Sri Lanka ...

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Paul Pogba returns to Manchester United for record-breaking £89m

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Manchester United coughed up a record-breaking deal of £89m for Paul Pogba The 23-year old mid-fielder stated that “the time is right to go back to Old Trafford”. Pogba is making a returns after four years away, having left United ...

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