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Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says Angelo Mathews' injury ahead of 2011 World Cup final was decisive
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Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says Angelo Mathews' injury ahead of 2011 World Cup final was decisive

Reflecting on the six-wicket loss to India, Sangakkara said Mathews' injury forced him to opt for a 6-5 combination and was also the reason behind his decision to bat first after winning the toss.

Laureus Awards 2020: Sachin Tendulkar's victorious lap after clinching 2011 World Cup wins best Sporting Moment in last 20 years
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Laureus Awards 2020: Sachin Tendulkar's victorious lap after clinching 2011 World Cup wins best Sporting Moment in last 20 years

'A reminder of how powerful a sport is and what magic it does to our lives. Even now when I watch that it has stayed with me,' Sachin Tendulkar reacts after being awarded the best Sporting Moment in last 20 years at the prestigious Laureus Awards.

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Dimuth Karunaratne says hosts hope to give Nuwan Kulasekara good send-off in third ODI
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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Dimuth Karunaratne says hosts hope to give Nuwan Kulasekara good send-off in third ODI

Sri Lankan Cricket on Monday had announced that they would be dedicating the final ODI to retired pacer Nuwan Kulasekara.

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: SLC to honour recently-retired pacer Nuwan Kulasekara in 3rd ODI at Colombo
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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: SLC to honour recently-retired pacer Nuwan Kulasekara in 3rd ODI at Colombo

Sri Lanka will dedicate Wednesday's third one-day international against Bangladesh to fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara who recently announced his retirement from international cricket.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 255: PV Sindhu progresses to second round of Japan Open, Sourav Ganguly surprised over Shubman Gill, Ajinkya Rahane's omission and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 255: PV Sindhu progresses to second round of Japan Open, Sourav Ganguly surprised over Shubman Gill, Ajinkya Rahane's omission and more

In today's episode of Spodcast, we discuss PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy's win in the first round of Japan Open, former India captain Sourav Ganguly's surprise reaction to not see Shubman Gill and Ajinkya Rahane in India's ODI squad for West Indies tour and more.

Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara announces retirement from international cricket
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Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara announces retirement from international cricket

For Indian fans, their biggest connect with Kulasekara would be MS Dhoni hitting him for the Wold Cup-winning six at the Wankhede Stadium in 2011.

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI: Nuwan Kulasekara inspires hosts to series-levelling 70-run win
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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI: Nuwan Kulasekara inspires hosts to series-levelling 70-run win

Seam bowler Nuwan Kulasekara took 4/37 after Thisara Perera hit a rapid 52 to propel Sri Lanka to a 70-run win over Bangladesh in the third one-day international on Saturday.

Sri Lanka name Thikshila de Silva, Lakshan Sandakan in T20 squad against South Africa
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Sri Lanka name Thikshila de Silva, Lakshan Sandakan in T20 squad against South Africa

Sri Lanka named uncapped all-rounder Thikshila de Silva today in a 15-member squad for the three Twenty20 Internationals against South Africa.

Sri Lankan all-rounder Nuwan Kulasekara released on bail following car crash that killed one
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Sri Lankan all-rounder Nuwan Kulasekara released on bail following car crash that killed one

The Sri Lanka police briefly detained international cricketer Nuwan Kulasekara on Monday, after a fatal crash involving his car and a motorcycle on one of the most dangerous roads in the country

Sri Lanka bowler Nuwan Kulasekara retires from Test cricket, to focus on shorter formats
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Sri Lanka bowler Nuwan Kulasekara retires from Test cricket, to focus on shorter formats

Sri Lankan pace bowler Nuwan Kulasekara quit test cricket on Wednesday in order to focus his attention on the sport's shorter formats, in which he is considered a greater threat with the ball.

World T20: Dilshan saved Sri Lanka on a day Afghanistan served notice of arrival
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World T20: Dilshan saved Sri Lanka on a day Afghanistan served notice of arrival

Afghanistan showed enough proficiency with bat and ball to make the discerning sit up and take note. They were expected to be cannon-fodder for the bigger teams but on the day they battled Lanka on level terms

ICC World Twenty20: Batting an Achilles' heel but Sri Lanka experienced enough to make an impact
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ICC World Twenty20: Batting an Achilles' heel but Sri Lanka experienced enough to make an impact

This Sri Lanka side may not be as resourceful as the champion team of the past. But they still have the ability to spoil someone else’s party on a given day. And that is what makes them such a dangerous side.

Sri Lanka hammer England in second ODI to level series
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Sri Lanka hammer England in second ODI to level series

Sri Lanka's bowlers ripped through a fragile England batting line-up to win the second one-day international in Durham by 157 runs to level the five-match series 1-1.