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India vs South Africa 1st Test: Ashwin’s fifer puts India on top after Elgar-de Kock tons on Day 3

Ind vs Sa: At stumps, South Africa’s score read 385/8 with Senuran Muthusamy (12) and Keshav Maharaj (3) at the crease. The Proteas still trail by 117 runs with just two wickets in the bag.
Indian bowler Ravichandran Ashwin, centre, celebrates with team members after dismissing South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis.(AP)
Indian bowler Ravichandran Ashwin, centre, celebrates with team members after dismissing South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis.(AP)
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 07:27 AM IST
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India vs South Africa: Ravindra Jadeja beats Mitchell Johnson and Wasim Akram to register massive Test record

Ind vs Sa: Ravindra Jadeja removed centurion Dean Elgar in the final session of Day 3 of first Test against South Africa to complete 200 wickets in the longest format.
File image of India cricketer Ravindra Jadeja.(AP)
File image of India cricketer Ravindra Jadeja.(AP)
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 07:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

IPL Final 2019: How Dad’s Army is schooling rivals

With an average age of 33.4 years, the Chennai Super Kings team that won the second qualifier against Delhi Capitals on Friday may be the oldest ever to reach an IPL final.
File image of CSK players(AFP)
File image of CSK players(AFP)
Updated on May 12, 2019 09:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySomshuvra Laha

Joe Root’s England target rare series sweep in Sri Lanka

Ricky Ponting’s all-conquering Australian side were the first to win 3-0 in Sri Lanka 14 years ago, while a Virat Kohli-led India repeated the feat in August last year.
England are looking at a sweeping win in the Test series after winning the first two Test matches in the three-game series.(REUTERS)
England are looking at a sweeping win in the Test series after winning the first two Test matches in the three-game series.(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 22, 2018 01:24 PM IST
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Colombo | ByReuters

Sri Lanka vs England as it happened, 1st Test Day 4: ENG win by 211 runs, take 1-0 lead

Catch all the action as it happened from the fourth day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and England in Galle. England won the match by 211 runs.
England won the first Test match by 211 runs.(AP)
England won the first Test match by 211 runs.(AP)
Updated on Nov 09, 2018 04:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Keaton Jennings ton puts Sri Lanka on the ropes in Galle Test

Sri Lanka face the daunting task of batting out two days to save the first test against England after being set an improbable target of 462 and finishing day three on 15 without loss on Thursday.
Keaton Jennings plays a shot during Day 3 of the first Test match against Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)
Keaton Jennings plays a shot during Day 3 of the first Test match against Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 08, 2018 07:42 PM IST
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Galle | ByAgence France-Presse

Sri Lanka vs England, highlights, 1st Test Day 3: As it happened

Catch all the highlights from the third day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and England in Galle.
England's Keaton Jennings plays a shot during the third day of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and England.(AP)
England's Keaton Jennings plays a shot during the third day of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and England.(AP)
Updated on Nov 08, 2018 07:31 PM IST
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Galle | ByHT Correspondent

Sri Lanka vs England, highlights, 1st Test Day 2: As it happened

Catch all the highlights from the second day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and England in Galle.
Sri Lanka vs England: England take on Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle.(REUTERS)
Sri Lanka vs England: England take on Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 07, 2018 07:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Ben Foakes shines on debut as England fight back in Sri Lanka Test

Ben Foakes led England’s fightback with the bat as the tourists ended an eventful opening day of the Test series against Sri Lanka on 321-8 in Galle.
England's Ben Foakes plays a shot during the first day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and England at the Galle.(AFP)
England's Ben Foakes plays a shot during the first day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and England at the Galle.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 06, 2018 06:45 PM IST
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Rangana Herath gets 100th Galle scalp as England struggle

Only two other bowlers have achieved 100 wickets at the same ground — Herath’s compatriot Muttiah Muralitharan who achieved it at Galle, Kandy and SSC Colombo, and England paceman James Anderson at Lord’s.
Rangana Herath walk in to play his final game for Sri Lanka at the Galle International Cricket Stadium.(AFP)
Rangana Herath walk in to play his final game for Sri Lanka at the Galle International Cricket Stadium.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 06, 2018 01:16 PM IST
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Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal are doing a fantastic job in one-day cricket for India: Rangana Herath

In this candid interview with Hindustan Times, Herath speaks about his intentions to concentrate on his banking career, why he opted to retire when the management had given them the green-light to pick and choose games, regrets of not winning a Test match in India and much more.
File image of Yuzvendra Chahal (left) and Kuldeep Yadav.(AFP)
File image of Yuzvendra Chahal (left) and Kuldeep Yadav.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 06, 2018 09:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRex Clementine

Sri Lanka vs England: Chandimal looks to put visitors in a spin at Galle

Sri Lanka, who went down to the tourists 3-1 in the five one-day internationals and also lost a one-off Twenty20 match, are looking for redemption in the three-Test series starting Tuesday.
Sri Lanka's cricket captain Dinesh Chandimal addresses a media conference at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on November 5, 2018, the day before the first Test against England. (Photo by AFP)(AFP)
Sri Lanka's cricket captain Dinesh Chandimal addresses a media conference at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on November 5, 2018, the day before the first Test against England. (Photo by AFP)(AFP)
Published on Nov 05, 2018 06:44 PM IST
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Sri Lanka vs England: Unsettled Eng plot to ruin Rangana Herath farewell

Sri Lanka have never shied away from milking their home advantage and the team, who have lost only one of their past six Test series at home, are unlikely to do anything different against an unsettled England.
Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath will retire after the Galle Test against England.(REUTERS)
Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath will retire after the Galle Test against England.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 04, 2018 11:53 AM IST
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Galle | ByReuters

Rangana Herath to retire after first England Test

The 40-year-old, who has been managing knee injuries for several years, will bring down the curtain on his glorious career at the same venue where he made his debut 19 years ago.
Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath celebrates after taking the wicket of South Africa's Quinton de Kock.(REUTERS)
Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath celebrates after taking the wicket of South Africa's Quinton de Kock.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 22, 2018 01:27 PM IST
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Colombo | ByReuters

Rangana Herath continues fourth innings assault, takes 12th five-wicket haul

Rangana Herath was the wrecker-in-chief for Sri Lanka in the second innings as they defeated South Africa in the second Test in Colombo.
Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath celebrates after taking the wicket of South Africa's Quinton de Kock.(REUTERS)
Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath celebrates after taking the wicket of South Africa's Quinton de Kock.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 05:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Sri Lanka thrash South Africa in second Test to complete series whitewash

South Africa were all out for 290 in the second session of day four of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo, 200 runs short of their highly improbable winning target of 490.
Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath (C) celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of South Africa's Theunis de Bruyn (not pictured) at Colombo, Sri Lanka on July 23, 2018.(REUTERS)
Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath (C) celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of South Africa's Theunis de Bruyn (not pictured) at Colombo, Sri Lanka on July 23, 2018.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 03:01 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAgence France-Presse

South Africa on back foot against Sri Lanka despite Keshav Maharaj’s heroics

Sri Lanka assumed complete control of the second Test in Colombo as another shoddy batting display left South Africa facing the prospect of a heavy defeat and a 2-0 series loss.
Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne watches his shot against South Africa in Colombo.(AP)
Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne watches his shot against South Africa in Colombo.(AP)
Updated on Jul 21, 2018 05:51 PM IST
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Colombo | ByReuters

Keshav Maharaj claims South Africa’s best Test figures since readmission

Keshav Maharaj’s nine wicket spree against Sri Lanka was South Africa’s best in an innings since the country’s post-apartheid return to Test cricket in 1991.
South Africa's Keshav Maharaj shows the ball as he celebrates taking nine wickets during Day 2 of the second Test against Sri Lanka.(AFP)
South Africa's Keshav Maharaj shows the ball as he celebrates taking nine wickets during Day 2 of the second Test against Sri Lanka.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 21, 2018 01:45 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAssociated Press

Keshav Maharaj magic restricts Sri Lanka to 277-9 on day 1 of second Test

Keshav Maharaj registered the best figures in Sri Lanka by a visiting bowler to give South Africa a fighting chance in the second Test.
South Africa's Keshav Maharaj waves at fans after taking eight wickets on the first day.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Keshav Maharaj waves at fans after taking eight wickets on the first day.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 20, 2018 08:52 PM IST
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Rangana Herath issues warning for South Africa ahead of Colombo Test

Sri Lanka are chasing their first Test series win against the Proteas since 2006 and need just a draw to clinch the honours against the world’s second ranked Test side.
Sri Lanka cricketer Rangana Herath takes part in a training session at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) cricket stadium in Colombo.(AFP)
Sri Lanka cricketer Rangana Herath takes part in a training session at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) cricket stadium in Colombo.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 19, 2018 11:00 PM IST
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Colombo | ByPress Trust of India

Dilruwan Perera takes six as Sri Lanka demolish South Africa in 1st Test

Off-spinner Dilruwan Perera took six for 32, and veteran left-arm spinner Rangana Herath claimed three for 32, as the pair bowled in an unbroken partnership for 28 overs, after Sri Lanka set South Africa a target of 352 for victory. The Proteas were dismissed for 73
Sri Lanka's Dilruwan Perera, center, is congratulated by his team members after they defeated South Africa in Galle on Saturday.(AP)
Sri Lanka's Dilruwan Perera, center, is congratulated by his team members after they defeated South Africa in Galle on Saturday.(AP)
Updated on Jul 14, 2018 04:20 PM IST
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Rangana Herath contemplating Test cricket retirement in November

Rangana Herath — the only left-arm spinner to have taken more than 400 Test wickets — has said he is not looking further than the impending home series against South Africa and England to call it quits.
Rangana Herath’s retirement would certainly be a massive blow to Sri Lanka’s bowling reserves.(AFP/Getty Images)
Rangana Herath’s retirement would certainly be a massive blow to Sri Lanka’s bowling reserves.(AFP/Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 11:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Dinesh Chandimal named in Sri Lanka Test squad despite suspension threat

Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha and manager Asanka Gurusinha have admitted breaching the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) code of conduct.
Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Chandimal has been named in squad for the two Tests against South Africa.(Reuters)
Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Chandimal has been named in squad for the two Tests against South Africa.(Reuters)
Published on Jul 05, 2018 09:02 PM IST
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