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Lakmal takes five wickets but West Indies in control of first test

West Indies went to the close on 268 for eight, a first-innings lead of 99 which could already be decisive on an abrasive surface that will get harder to score on.
Rakheem Cornwall(CWI Twitter)
Rakheem Cornwall(CWI Twitter)
Published on Mar 23, 2021 08:16 AM IST
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Sri Lanka hopeful key players to return for England series

Veterans Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal and senior seamer Suranga Lakmal are all due to rejoin the squad, captain Dimuth Karunaratne said after his side were beaten by 10 wickets by South Africa.
File photo of Sri Lanka Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne(Reuters)
File photo of Sri Lanka Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne(Reuters)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 06:44 PM IST
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Johannesburg | ByReuters

Suranga Lakmal sets up Sri Lanka win in first Test against Zimbabwe

Sri Lanka defeated Zimbabwe by ten wickets in the first Test at the Harare Sports Club on Thursday.
Suranga Lakmal after taking a wicket during the Test match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.(Twitter)
Suranga Lakmal after taking a wicket during the Test match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.(Twitter)
Updated on Jan 23, 2020 09:11 PM IST
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Harare | ByAgence France-Presse

Craig Ervine falls short as Zimbabwe build against Sri Lanka

Ervine resumed on 55 not out and was going well until Suranga Lakmal returned to the attack shortly before lunch and nipped one through his defence.
Zimbabwe's Craig Ervine plays a shot on the second day.(AP)
Zimbabwe's Craig Ervine plays a shot on the second day.(AP)
Updated on Jan 20, 2020 07:58 PM IST
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Harare | ByAgence France-Presse

Sri Lanka’s Lakmal to miss Pakistan tour after contracting dengue

He will be replaced by Asitha Fernando, who will join the squad for the second match of the series, the first to be played in Pakistan for more than a decade following a militant attack on a touring Sri Lankan team in March 2009.
Suranga Lakmal, center, during the first test match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Galle, Sri Lanka.(AP)
Suranga Lakmal, center, during the first test match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Galle, Sri Lanka.(AP)
Updated on Dec 08, 2019 11:53 PM IST
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Colombo | ByPress Trust of India

The Virat Kohli decade: 20K and counting

On Wednesday, the India captain Virat Kohli went where no one has before — scoring his 20,000th run in 10 years, across formats.
India captain Virat Kohli bats against West Indies.(AP)
India captain Virat Kohli bats against West Indies.(AP)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 11:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAditya Iyer (Chief Cricket Writer)

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Ajaz Patel takes five wickets as Sri Lanka reach 227 for seven

From 143 for two, Sri Lanka slumped to 161 for seven before an unfinished 66-run stand for the eighth wicket between Niroshan Dickwella and Suranga Lakmal stopped the rot
New Zealand's Ajaz Patel, center, celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis(AP)
New Zealand's Ajaz Patel, center, celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis(AP)
Published on Aug 15, 2019 06:59 PM IST
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‘Caught and Boult’: Sri Lanka players in splits after Trent Boult hits ball into his helmet grill

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: The ball was eventually taken out of the and the action resumed after checking Boult’s condition.
The ball gets stuck into Trent Boult’s helmet grill.(ICC/ Twitter)
The ball gets stuck into Trent Boult’s helmet grill.(ICC/ Twitter)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 08:24 AM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka predicted XI against Pakistan – Mendis likely to return

For this very reason, Sri Lanka are likely to bring back Jeevan Mendis to provide more steel to the middle-order. Suranga Lakmal is likely to be left out for this clash. The fact that Mendis is also a handy leg-break bowler, tips the scale in his favour.
Sri Lanka's Jeevan Mendis walks back to the pavilion after his dismissal during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on June 1, 2019.(AFP)
Sri Lanka's Jeevan Mendis walks back to the pavilion after his dismissal during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on June 1, 2019.(AFP)
Updated on May 21, 2020 05:10 PM IST
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South Africa admit ‘caught off guard’ by rejuvenated Sri Lanka

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.
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)
Published on Feb 13, 2019 10:30 PM IST
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Australia vs Sri Lanka: Chamika Karunaratne learns lesson in eventful Test debut

Karunaratne looked unlikely to win his first Sri Lanka cap but was drafted into the playing team after fast bowler Suranga Lakmal failed to recover from a stiff back.
Sri Lanka's Chamika Karunaratne celebrates after dismissing Australia's Marnus Labuschagne during the first day of the second and final Test cricket match between Australia and Sri Lanka.(AFP)
Sri Lanka's Chamika Karunaratne celebrates after dismissing Australia's Marnus Labuschagne during the first day of the second and final Test cricket match between Australia and Sri Lanka.(AFP)
Published on Feb 01, 2019 07:56 PM IST
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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 5: NZ beat SL by 423 runs, win series 1-0

New Zealand only took 14 balls to wrap up things and seal the series against Sri Lanka. Kane Williamson and co win the Test by a mammoth 423 runs, and take the series 1-0.
Neil Wagner (L) reacts in pain during day four of the second Test match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka.(AFP)
Neil Wagner (L) reacts in pain during day four of the second Test match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka.(AFP)
Updated on Dec 30, 2018 10:22 AM IST
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Trent Boult dismantles Sri Lanka, picks 6 wickets for 4 runs in 15 balls

Sri Lanka resumed the day at 88 for four and calmly moved to 94 before Boult started the carnage when he had Roshen Silva caught at third slip for 21.
New Zealand's Trent Boult appeals successfully for the wicket of Sri Lanka's Lahiru Kumara during play on day two of the second cricket test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval in Christchurch(AP)
New Zealand's Trent Boult appeals successfully for the wicket of Sri Lanka's Lahiru Kumara during play on day two of the second cricket test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval in Christchurch(AP)
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 02:18 PM IST
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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Southee rescues hosts with bat and ball after Lakmal show on Day 1

Southee counter-attacked with wicket-keeper Watling to blast 68 from 65 balls and take New Zealand from the depths of despair on 64 for six after Lakmal had destroyed the top order.
New Zealand's batsman Tim Southee celebrates reaching his half century (50 runs) during day one of the second cricket Test match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Hagley Park Oval in Christchurch.(AFP)
New Zealand's batsman Tim Southee celebrates reaching his half century (50 runs) during day one of the second cricket Test match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Hagley Park Oval in Christchurch.(AFP)
Updated on Dec 26, 2018 11:23 AM IST
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Sri Lanka vs England: Joe Root & Co complete first overseas clean sweep in 55 years

England beat Sri Lanka by 42 runs in the third and final test in Colombo on Monday to complete a 3-0 series sweep.
England's Jack Leach (2nd L) celebrates with captain Joe Root after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella.(REUTERS)
England's Jack Leach (2nd L) celebrates with captain Joe Root after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella.(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 26, 2018 04:19 PM IST
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Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal out of second test against England due to groin injury

Pace bowler Suranga Lakmal will captain the side for the test, which starts on Wednesday at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.
File picture of Dinesh Chandimal(REUTERS)
File picture of Dinesh Chandimal(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 11, 2018 03:58 PM IST
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Bangladesh’s Tamim Iqbal out of Asia Cup 2018 after injury heroics

Tamim Iqbal was hailed as national hero after he returned to bat with his injured hand for the final wicket during Bangladesh’s 137-run win in Saturday’s opening match against Sri Lanka.
Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal (2R) receives medical assistance after getting injured during Asia Cup 2018.(AFP)
Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal (2R) receives medical assistance after getting injured during Asia Cup 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 09:19 PM IST
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Asia Cup 2018: Sri Lanka look to get campaign back on track against Afghanistan

Afghanistan will also look to start their campaign in the six-nation tournament with a victory. They have not defeated Sri Lanka in an ODI, losing both their previous encounters.
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews will look to lead from the front as the team must win against Afghanistan.(AFP)
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews will look to lead from the front as the team must win against Afghanistan.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 11:30 AM IST
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Dubai | ByHT Correspondent

Asia Cup 2018: I went out to bat for my team and my country - Tamim Iqbal

Walking in with a plastered left hand, Tamim added 32 runs with centurion Mushfiqur Rahim as Bangladesh put up a challenging 261 on the board.
Sri Lankan coach Chandika Hathurusingha (right) talks to Tamim Iqbal after the Sri Lanka-Bangladesh game in the 2018 Asia Cup.(AFP)
Sri Lankan coach Chandika Hathurusingha (right) talks to Tamim Iqbal after the Sri Lanka-Bangladesh game in the 2018 Asia Cup.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 10:38 AM IST
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South Africa sent spinning towards defeat as Sri Lanka close in on clean sweep

Chasing an improbable target of 490 to level the series, South Africa finished day three on 139-5, their highest total in the spin-dominated series.
Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya (C) celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of South Africa's Keshav Maharaj (not pictured).(REUTERS)
Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya (C) celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of South Africa's Keshav Maharaj (not pictured).(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 22, 2018 06:08 PM IST
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Dimuth Karunaratne hits Sri Lanka to 272-run lead against South Africa on Day 2

Dilruwan Perera and Suranga Lakmal dismantled South Africa before Dimuth Karunaratne continued his marvellous form with the bat as Sri Lanka took command of the first Test on Day 2.
Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne celebrates his half century against South Africa on Thursday.(REUTERS)
Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne celebrates his half century against South Africa on Thursday.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 06:35 PM IST
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South Africa skittled for worst Test innings in Sri Lanka

South Africa were bowled out for 126 in response to Sri Lanka’s first innings score of 287 on Day 2 of the first Test in Galle.
Sri Lanka players celebrate after dismissing South Africa for 126 during the second day of the opening Test at the Galle International Cricket Stadium on Friday.(AFP)
Sri Lanka players celebrate after dismissing South Africa for 126 during the second day of the opening Test at the Galle International Cricket Stadium on Friday.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 04:45 PM IST
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Shane Dowrich rescues West Indies on rain-hit Day 1 in final Test vs Sri Lanka

Having already played a vital role in the series with an unbeaten 125 that rescued the West Indies in the first innings of the series in Trinidad two weeks earlier, Shane Dowrich’s rich vein of form continued on his home ground Saturday at the Kensington Oval.
Shane Dowrich’s rich vein of form continued on his home ground Saturday at the Kensington Oval vs Sri Lanka in the final Test.(AFP)
Shane Dowrich’s rich vein of form continued on his home ground Saturday at the Kensington Oval vs Sri Lanka in the final Test.(AFP)
Published on Jun 24, 2018 11:40 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Bridgetown, Barbados | ByAgence France-Presse

West Indies battle against Sri Lanka on rain-hit day in Pink Ball Test

Shane Dowrich slammed a fifty to rescue West Indies on a rain-hit day in the Pink Ball Test in Barbados after Sri Lanka struck some early blows.
Shane Dowrich hit a fifty to rescue West Indies after early strikes from Sri Lanka put Suranga Lakmal’s side on top in the Pink Ball Test in Barbados.(AFP)
Shane Dowrich hit a fifty to rescue West Indies after early strikes from Sri Lanka put Suranga Lakmal’s side on top in the Pink Ball Test in Barbados.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 24, 2018 10:07 AM IST
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Omnisport, Barbados | ByDejan Kalinic

Suranga Lakmal to captain Sri Lanka in Day-Night Test vs West Indies

Suranga Lakmal will captain Sri Lanka in the Day-Night Test against West Indies in Barbados after Dinesh Chandimal lost an appeal against a one-Test ban over the ball-tampering charges.
Suranga Lakmal will be Sri Lanka’s 16th Test captain as Sri Lanka aim to square the three-Test series in the Pink Ball Test in Barbados.(AFP)
Suranga Lakmal will be Sri Lanka’s 16th Test captain as Sri Lanka aim to square the three-Test series in the Pink Ball Test in Barbados.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 02:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAnkit Kumar Singh

Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews, Suranga Lakmal declared fit for West Indies tour

Angelo Mathews and Suranga Lakmal were included in a 17-man Sri Lanka squad for the three-match Test series against the West Indies which begins on May 30 with a three-day warm-up match
Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews has been declared fit to be part of the team’s tour to West Indies.(AP)
Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews has been declared fit to be part of the team’s tour to West Indies.(AP)
Updated on May 18, 2018 12:39 PM IST
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