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Sri Lanka beat Zinbabwe

Openers Danushka Gunathilaka and Niroshan Dickwella completed maiden international centuries as Sri Lanka chased down a record target of 311 to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series against Zimbabwe at the Mahinda Rajapakasa Stadium in Suriyawewa yesterday. Sri Lanka cruised to victory with eight wickets and 16 balls …

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Term of SLC’s Sanath led Selection Committee extended

The term of the Sri Lanka Cricket’s National Selection Committee Chaired by Sanath Jayasuriya had been extended by six month, the Sri Lanka Cricket announce today. “Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera had extended the term of the Committee till December 31, 2017,” the SLC said. The Committee is comprised of Sanath …

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Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe

Debut at home ground and then a hat-trick to make the occasion special; it doesn’t get better than that as Richmond College’s Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva announced his arrival at the world stage as Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by seven wickets in the second ODI here in Galle yesterday.   …

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Malinga to miss 2nd ODI due to viral influenza

Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of the second one-day international against Zimbabwe today as he is suffering from viral influenza, SLC announced . Malinga who is just short of his 300th ODI scalp, has been diagnosed with a viral influenza while medical reports have ruled …

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Zimbabwe chase down 317 to stun Sri Lanka

Solomon Mire smashed 112 off 96 balls as Zimbabwe scored a historic six wicket win over Sri Lanka in their opening one-day international in Galle on Friday. Zimbabwe hit 322-4 as they passed Sri Lanka’s 316 with more than two overs to spare. It was the first time a visiting …

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PAFFREL to receive MP dual citizen list

Immigration and Emigration Department officials have informed People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) that they would be able to provide the names of Members of Parliament who are holders of dual citizenship and the relevant details of such citizenships within the next two to three weeks, PAFFREL Executive …

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Lasith Malinga issued six month suspended sentence

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga was suspended for one year after he pleaded guilty to a breach of contract by speaking to the media without permission, Sri Lanka Cricket announcing the outcome of the disciplinary Inquiry held against him said. The special inquiry panel found the player guilty of …

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Malinga under fire

Sri Lanka Cricket Executive Committee decided to put Lasith Malinga under six months probation and fine him for making statements to media without board consent,

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