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Ashian Daniel lone new face in Sri Lanka squad for India T20Is; Avishka Fernando among regulars missing out
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Ashian Daniel lone new face in Sri Lanka squad for India T20Is; Avishka Fernando among regulars missing out

Daniel has been rewarded by the Sri Lankan selectors for his excellent List A form, though his inclusion is subject to ministerial approval

U-19 World Cup 2022: Time for future stars to shine as Caribbean hosts tournament for first time
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U-19 World Cup 2022: Time for future stars to shine as Caribbean hosts tournament for first time

The tournament, facing the constant threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, will feature 16 teams divided across four groups and is being held in the Caribbean for the first time.

T20 World Cup 2021: Maheesh Theekshana, Wanindu Hasaranga help Sri Lanka hammer Namibia
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T20 World Cup 2021: Maheesh Theekshana, Wanindu Hasaranga help Sri Lanka hammer Namibia

Theekshana returned figures of 3-25 and Hasaranga took two wickets to help dismiss Namibia for 96 in the second Group A encounter of the day in Abu Dhabi.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Janneman Malan's knock of 121 powers visitors to series-levelling win in second ODI
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Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Janneman Malan's knock of 121 powers visitors to series-levelling win in second ODI

South Africa scored 283-6 in 47 overs of the reduced match with opening batsman Malan scoring his third ODI ton after the tourists elected to bat first in Colombo.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Avishka Fernando slams ton to help islanders win first ODI
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Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Avishka Fernando slams ton to help islanders win first ODI

South Africa fell short on 286-6 despite opener Aiden Markram's 96 off 90 balls and a run-a-ball 59 by Rassie van der Dussen.

India vs Sri Lanka: Islanders expose visitors' struggles against spin as Wanindu Hasaranga stars in T20I series win
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India vs Sri Lanka: Islanders expose visitors' struggles against spin as Wanindu Hasaranga stars in T20I series win

Leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga (4/9) made the Indians dance to his tunes on his 24th birthday, playing a crucial role in restricting them to a paltry 81 for eight, which is their lowest against the Lankans.

India vs Sri Lanka: Varun Chakravarthy set for debut as visitors start favourites in T20I series
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India vs Sri Lanka: Varun Chakravarthy set for debut as visitors start favourites in T20I series

Having lost a game in the ODI series, Shikhar Dhawan's men would look to go one better against Sri Lanka with a team that is ahead in almost all departments.

India vs Sri Lanka: Skipper Shikhar Dhawan rues losing wickets in middle overs, says team was short by 50 runs
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India vs Sri Lanka: Skipper Shikhar Dhawan rues losing wickets in middle overs, says team was short by 50 runs

India were bundled out for a meagre 225 with Sri Lankan spinners Akila Dananjaya (3/44) and Praveen Jayawickrama (3/59) wreaking havoc in the middle overs.

India vs Sri Lanka: Rejigged visitors falter in final ODI as Islanders end nine-year wait with three-wicket win
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India vs Sri Lanka: Rejigged visitors falter in final ODI as Islanders end nine-year wait with three-wicket win

While India won the three-match ODI series 2-1, the exciting rookies who were blooded on the day still have a long way to go before they can come close to challenging the big boys

India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts announce 23-member squad for white-ball series, Dasun Shanaka named captain
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India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts announce 23-member squad for white-ball series, Dasun Shanaka named captain

Recently sacked captain Kusal Janith Perera will be missing due to a knee injury along with left-arm pacer Binura Fernando, nursing an ankle injury.

Highlights, England vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI at Bristol, Full Cricket Score: Rain washes out final match
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Highlights, England vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI at Bristol, Full Cricket Score: Rain washes out final match

Catch the live score and updates from the third and final ODI between England and Sri Lanka at Bristol on our blog.

Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis tons help hosts seal series-clinching win in second ODI with a game to spare
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Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis tons help hosts seal series-clinching win in second ODI with a game to spare

Avishka Fernando and Kusal Mendis' centuries guided Sri Lanka to a massive 161-run win against West Indies in the second ODI at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Wanindu Hasaranga guides hosts to slender victory as Shai Hope's century goes in vain
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Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Wanindu Hasaranga guides hosts to slender victory as Shai Hope's century goes in vain

West Indies began by scoring a competitive 289-7 in 50 overs with Hope hitting 115 — off 140 deliveries — including 10 boundaries

India vs Sri Lanka: Pacer Lasith Malinga to captain visitors' squad, Angelo Mathews set to make T20I return
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India vs Sri Lanka: Pacer Lasith Malinga to captain visitors' squad, Angelo Mathews set to make T20I return

32-year-old all-rounder Angelo Mathews made a comeback to the team after a 16-month absence from the shortest form of the game

Australia vs Sri Lanka: David Warner, Steve Smith half-centuries help hosts clinch series with nine-wicket win
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Australia vs Sri Lanka: David Warner, Steve Smith half-centuries help hosts clinch series with nine-wicket win

Warner and Smith came together after Aaron Finch was caught down the leg side off Lasith Malinga for a golden duck, and the pair produced a batting masterclass

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 3rd T20I at Lahore: Visitors sweep series with 13-run win
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 3rd T20I at Lahore: Visitors sweep series with 13-run win

Follow the live scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary from the 3rd T20I between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on our live blog.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 2nd T20I at Lahore: Visitors seal series with 35-run victory
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 2nd T20I at Lahore: Visitors seal series with 35-run victory

Follow the live scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary from the second T20I between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on our live blog.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 1st T20I at Lahore: Danushka Gunathilaka's quickfire half-century powers visitors to win
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 1st T20I at Lahore: Danushka Gunathilaka's quickfire half-century powers visitors to win

Follow the live scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary from the first T20I between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on our live blog.