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ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020: India beat Sri Lanka to kick start campaign

Defending champions India began their title defence with a comfortable 90-run victory over Sri Lanka in a Group A match in the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020 at Bloemfontein on Sunday (January 19). Put into bat, riding on half-centuries by captain Priyam Garg (56 off 72), opener Yashasvi Jaiswal (59 …

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ICC U19 World Cup 2020 Team Preview: Sri Lanka’s fortunes will depend on skipper Nipun Dananjaya

Coach: Hashan Tillakaratne Captain: Nipun Dananjaya Previous Edition: Ninth Best Finish: Second in 2000 Team Overview: Sri Lanka didn’t have the best of campaigns last time around. They finished at a lowly ninth position and that’s why they would be hungry to do better this time. Moreover, they have done …

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Clinical India ease past reckless Sri Lanka

An all-round show by the Indian team saw the hosts register a clinical seven-wicket victory against Sri Lanka in the second T20I in Indore on Tuesday (January 7). Chasing a below par 143, India reached the target with 15 balls to spare in front of a capacity crowd at the …

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India vs Sri Lanka: Following Guwahati washout Indore gears up for a high-scoring encounter

An evening shower and damp conditions played spoilsport in the first T20I of the three-match series between India vs Sri Lanka in Guwahati on Sunday (January 5). Now the caravan of the series has moved to Indore where a run-feast is expected in the second game at the Holkar stadium …

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IND vs SL T20Is: Three Sri Lankan players India need to be careful about

India will kick off their three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka with the first match at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati on Sunday. The hosts will have the upper hand over the visiting Lankan side as they have won 11 out of the 16 T20Is against them till date. …

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India vs Sri Lanka: Tight security arrangements in protest-hit Guwahati

As India all set to commence its fourth bilateral T20I series in this home season against Sri Lanka from Sunday (January 5), the Board of Control in India (BCCI) and the Assam Cricket Association (ACA) are leaving no stone unturned to provide full-proof security arrangements for both the teams Guwahati after the city …

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Chandimal named as Sri Lanka announce squad for Pakistan Test series

Former skipper Dinesh Chandimal has been named in the national squad as Sri Lanka on Friday announced the squad for the landmark two-match Test series in Pakistan.  It will be the first time in more than a decade that a Test series will be held in Pakistan. 30-year-old Dinesh Chandimal …

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SL to tour India in January after series with Zimbabwe scrapped

After the ICC suspended the Zimbabwe cricket board, their all-important tour of India that was scheduled to be held early next year was in jeopardy. While the BCCI had refused to comment on the status of the tour a few weeks ago, it has now been confirmed that Zimbabwe will …

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Sri Lanka’s Akila Dananjaya faces a 12-month ban from bowling

The International Cricket Council (ICC) banned Sri Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya from bowling for 12 months following an independent assessment of his action. The 25-year-old’s assessment was done after his bowling action came under scrutiny during the first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand played at Galle from August …

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