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Sri Lanka’s Selectors Name 25-Member Squad To Prepare For India Series, Naming Dasun Shanaka As Skipper

Sri Lanka’s national cricket selectors yesterday named a 25-member squad in preparation for the limited-overs series against India, which begins on July 13. According to reliable sources, the selectors have also named all-rounder Dasun Shanaka as the new captain for the series with Dhananajaya de Silva as the vice-captain. The squad has to be approved

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Sri Lankan Cricketers Sign Contracts For Limited-Overs India Series

Sri Lanka Cricket says almost all the players who were short-listed for the forthcoming limited-overs India series beginning July 13 have signed the tour contract for the series. Sri Lanka recently toured England without a contract as the turmoil between the board and the players continued. Sri Lanka cricketers and their cricket board have been at

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Image Source : TWITTER Asia Cup called off due to rising COVID cases in Sri Lanka
Image Source : TWITTER Asia Cup called off due to rising COVID cases in Sri Lanka
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Pakistan Is Likely To Host Asia Cup 2022

Pakistan is likely to host the 2022 edition of the Asia Cup, with Sri Lanka hosting in 2023, reported ESPNcricinfo. If Asia Cup had gone ahead this year, it would have been a T20 affair in order to give all participating teams a chance to get practice before the T20 World Cup which is to be played

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Ishan Jayaratne
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Dhananjaya Lakshan And Ishan Jayaratne Tested COVID-19 Positive

Dhananjaya Lakshan and Ishan Jayaratne, the duo of fast bowling all-rounders tested positive on Saturday and have been put into quarantine for 14 days. Ahead of their England tour next month, two Sri Lanka cricketers, who are part of a provisional 28-man squad, have tested positive for the coronavirus. Dhananjaya Lakshan And Ishan Jayaratne, Part

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Kusal Perera
Kusal Perera
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Kusal Perera To Be Appointed Sri Lanka ODI Skipper Following Radical Overhaul

Kusal Perera is tipped to take over ODI captaincy with Kusal Mendis as his deputy, while Dasun Shanaka is set to remain T20 skipper. Kusal Perera, a key member of the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 winning team, made his One-day international debut against Australia in the 2nd ODI on January 13, 2013, replacing the injured Dinesh Chandimal. Kusal Perera has played

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Dhanushka Gunathilaka, Dimuth Karunaratne take a run. (Photo: AFP)
Dhanushka Gunathilaka, Dimuth Karunaratne take a run. (Photo: AFP)
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Sri Lanka Fined 40% Of Match Fees For Slow Over-Rate

Sri Lanka has been fined 40 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate against the West Indies in the third ODI in Antigua on Sunday. Richie Richardson of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Dimuth Karunaratne’s side was found to be two overs short of

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Upul Tharanga Matthew Childs/Reuters
Upul Tharanga Matthew Childs/Reuters
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Upul Tharanga Retires From International Cricket; Represented Sri Lanka For 15 Years

Upul Tharanga, Sri Lanka’s veteran opening batsman has drawn curtains on his 15-year old international career. Upul Tharanga has not played for the national team since March 2019. The left-handed batsman, who was part of Sri Lanka’s World Cup squad in 2007 and 2011 that reached the finals, posted an emotional message, thanking the cricket

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Dhammika Prasad
Dhammika Prasad
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Dhammika Prasad Retires At 37 After Last Playing For Sri Lanka In 2015

Dhammika Prasad, Sri Lankan pacer has announced his retirement from international cricket at 37 years of age. Dhammika Prasad has represented the country in 25 Tests, 24 One Day Internationals, and in one T20I and his last series was in 2015 against the West Indies. Dhammika Prasad Felt Correct Time Had Arrived To Retire From

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Nuwan Zoysa Disagrees With ICC Corruption Charges On Him
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Nuwan Zoysa Disagrees With ICC Anti-Corruption Unit’s Verdict

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Nuwan Zoysa has denied all the corruption charges International Cricket Council (ICU) had accused him of. He stated that the charges against him are ‘fallacious and cheap gimmick’ to tarnish his and his country’s reputation. ICC has accused him of three offences and said Zoysa would remain suspended until punishment is given

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Nazmul Hassan, Bangladehs, Christchurch Attack
Nazmul Hassan. Photo Credit: Getty Images.
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BCB Supremo Nazmul Hassan Disagrees Over Sri Lanka Cricket’s 14-Day Quarantine Prerequisite

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan Papon has vehemently opposed the condition of 14-day quarantine condition set by Sri Lanka Cricket, of late ahead of Bangladesh’s tour of the island nation. This disagreement took place after SLC has extended the quarantine requirement from seven days to two weeks. Papon had made it clear that

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