Tag: Suranga Lakmal

Sri Lanka World Cup Squad 2019

Sri Lanka announce World Cup squad 2019

Sri Lanka named their 15-member squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on Thursday afternoon. Led by their newly-appointed captain – Dimuth Karunaratne, Sri Lanka have made plenty of surprising changes to their side, which lost 5-0 in an ODI series against South Africa last month. Karunaratne has not played ODI cricket since the last World Cup in

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Sri Lanka Cricket team, Dinesh Chandimal

Sri Lanka Cricket team off to New Zealand

The Sri Lanka Cricket team departed to New Zealand where they will play two Tests. Sri Lanka Test squad: Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Suranga Lakmal,

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Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Suranga Lakmal

SLC T20 League 2018 squads finalized

Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera and Suranga Lakmal have been appointed to lead Colombo, Kandy, Dambulla and Galle teams respectively in the forthcoming SLC T20 League which will run from 21st August to 02nd September 2018. 84 players have also been named in the preliminary squads with 21 players in each squad for the tournament. Each

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Sri Lanka - South Africa Test series

SL wins 1st Test against South Africa by 278

Sri Lanka won the first Test against South Africa by a massive 278 runs in Galle yesterday. Chasing a target of 352 in the second innings, the Proteas were bundled out for just 73 runs under 29 overs. The Proteas couldn’t withstand the Lankan spin attack, with Dilruwan Perera bagging 6 for 32, his best figures in an innings. Batting first Sri Lanka

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Jason Holder (L) of West Indies and Suranga Lakmal (R) of Sri Lanka receives the trophy from David Hinds of Sandals at the end of day 4 of the 3rd Test between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, on June 26, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Randy Brooks

Points to ponder from the Caribbean sojourn

Many moons ago Fast Bowling coach Champaka Ramanayake went up to former cricketer S. Skandakumar and informed him that there’s this rural farmer’s son of less than modest means in the remote south who had the potential as a fast bowler. Skanda, currently Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Australia, didn’t hesitate to help. Tamil Union has always been the

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