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Sri Lanka charged to 396 all out in its first innings(Twitter)

SA vs SL, 1st Test: Sri Lanka post 396, their best score in South Africa

By Press Trust of India | Centurion
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 06:42 PM IST
The Sri Lankans continued where they left off on the first day with an attacking brand of batting as Dasun Shanaka hit 66 not out for his maiden Test half-century.
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File image of Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne.(AP)
File image of Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne.(AP)

Sri Lanka announce full-strength squad for Pakistan Tests

By Indo Asian News Service | Colombo
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2019 03:36 PM IST
Dinesh Chandimal, who was part of the Sri Lanka squad during the Test series against New Zealand but did not get a chance to play a game, has been retained in the squad for the series against the Men in Green.
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Glenn Maxwell plays a shot during Adelaide T20I.(Getty Images)
Glenn Maxwell plays a shot during Adelaide T20I.(Getty Images)

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Glenn Maxwell pulls off a MS Dhoni during Adelaide T20I – Watch

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 01:17 PM IST
Aus vs SL: Glenn Maxwell, along with centurion David Warner, helped Australia crush Sri Lanka by 134 runs in their opening match of the series in Adelaide.
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Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 134 runs.(Twitter)
Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 134 runs.(Twitter)

David Warner scores birthday T20I ton as Australia slam Sri Lanka

By Agence France-Presse | Adelaide
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 04:46 PM IST
Birthday boy Warner clubbed an unbeaten 100 as he powered Australia to a massive 233 for two, aided by century stands with skipper Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell.
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Kasun Rajitha in action.(Twitter)
Kasun Rajitha in action.(Twitter)

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Kasun Rajitha concedes most runs in T20I history against Australia

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 11:44 AM IST
The batsmen were particularly brutal against fast bowler Kasun Rajitha who ended up conceding 75 runs off his four overs - the most expensive figures in a T20I ever.
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File image of Dimuth Karunaratne(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Dimuth Karunaratne(Action Images via Reuters)

Sri Lanka bench strength makes Dimuth Karunaratne hopeful of fresh start

By Reuters | Reuters
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 03:04 PM IST
Karunaratne also pointed to players who have spent the last few months on the sidelines.
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Sri Lanka pacer Nuwan Pradeep was on Saturday ruled out of the World Cup(Reuters)
Sri Lanka pacer Nuwan Pradeep was on Saturday ruled out of the World Cup(Reuters)

ICC World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Pradeep ruled out with chickenpox

By PTI | London
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2019 07:56 PM IST
Sri Lanka pacer Nuwan Pradeep was on Saturday ruled out of the World Cup due to chickenpox and Kasun Rajitha was named his replacement.
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Sri Lanka's Vishwa Fernando appeals and gets the wicket of South Africa's Dean Elgar in the second over during day 1 of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka held at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Anesh DEBIKY / AFP)(AFP)
Sri Lanka's Vishwa Fernando appeals and gets the wicket of South Africa's Dean Elgar in the second over during day 1 of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka held at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Anesh DEBIKY / AFP)(AFP)

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Vishwa Fernando castles Hashim Amla, scripts history in Port Elizabeth

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 11:45 AM IST
Fernando scalped the wickets of Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla and Duanne Olivier to return with outstanding figures of 3/62.
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South Africa's Kagiso Rabada, second from left, celebrates with teammates after dismissing Sri Lanka's captain Dimuth Karunaratne.(AP)
South Africa's Kagiso Rabada, second from left, celebrates with teammates after dismissing Sri Lanka's captain Dimuth Karunaratne.(AP)

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Visitors shine with the ball before Proteas fight back

By Reuters | Port Elizabeth, South Africa
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2019 11:00 PM IST
Sri Lanka seamers Kasun Rajitha and Vishwa Fernando took three wickets each to bowl out South Africa for 222 on the first day of the second and final test on Thursday, but the hosts struck back late in the day with the ball
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South Africa's Dale Steyn (L), Aiden Markram and Zubayr Hamza (R) celebrate the wicket of Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera during day 2 of the first test match between South Africa and Sri Lanka held at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban on February 14, 2019(AFP)
South Africa's Dale Steyn (L), Aiden Markram and Zubayr Hamza (R) celebrate the wicket of Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera during day 2 of the first test match between South Africa and Sri Lanka held at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban on February 14, 2019(AFP)

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Hostile Dale Steyn grabs advantage for South Africa

By AFP | Durban
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2019 09:49 PM IST
Steyn took four for 48 as South Africa took a first innings lead of 44. They stretched their lead to 170 by reaching 126 for four at the close.
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South African batsman Quinton de Kock bats the ball during day 1 of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka held at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban on February 13, 2019(AFP)
South African batsman Quinton de Kock bats the ball during day 1 of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka held at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban on February 13, 2019(AFP)

South Africa admit ‘caught off guard’ by rejuvenated Sri Lanka

By AFP | Durban
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2019 10:30 PM IST
Left-arm opening bowler Vishwa Fernando and right-arm seamer Kasun Rajitha, playing in their fourth and fifth Tests respectively, did the major damage. Fernando took four for 62 and Rajitha claimed three for 68.
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File picture of Vishwa Fernando(AFP)
File picture of Vishwa Fernando(AFP)

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Vishwa Fernando shines as Sri Lanka defy odds

By AFP | Durban
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2019 09:27 PM IST
South Africa, overwhelming favourites against a team seemingly in disarray, were bowled out for 235. Sri Lanka were 49 for one at the close.
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Medical staff attend to Kusal Perera during third day’s play of the day-night Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Barbados.(Twitter)
Medical staff attend to Kusal Perera during third day’s play of the day-night Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Barbados.(Twitter)

Kusal Perera cleared of any serious injury after nasty crash

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 12:14 PM IST
Kusal Perera, who had to be rushed off the field in an ambulance after crashing onto the advertising hoardings during third day’s play of the day-night Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Barbados, has been discharged from hospital and will bat if needed.
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