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Chandimal to lead all Sri Lanka sides after Asia Cup debacle

Sri Lanka have been grappling with a leadership crisis over the last 18 months

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Silly Point analyse Sri Lanka’s exit from the Asia Cup

The 30-minute programme will be aired live on SAMAA TV’s Facebook page and YouTube channel

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Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 137 runs in Asia Cup opener

Bangladesh middle-order batsman Mushfiqur Raheem scored 144 runs and was declared man of the match

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Tamim Iqbal ruled out of Asia Cup after wrist fracture

Iqbal is Bangladesh’s all-time leading run-scorer

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Asia Cup 2018: Malinga rattles Bangladesh batting order on return

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are playing the opening fixture of 2018 Asia Cup at Dubai

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Bangladesh to play Sri Lanka in Asia Cup 2018 opener

The Asia Cup 2018 features six teams from the region

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Dinesh Chandimal out of Asia Cup with finger injury

Niroshan Dickwella will replace injured Dinesh Chandimal for the Asia Cup 2018

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China’s ‘Silk Road’ project runs into debt jam

China’s massive and expanding “Belt and Road” trade infrastructure project is running into speed bumps as some countries begin to grumble about being buried under Chinese debt. First announced in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the initiative also known as the “new Silk Road” envisions the construction of railways, roads and ports across the globe,…

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Sri Lanka include Lasith Malinga in Asia Cup 2018 squad

The bowler last played a 50-over game in September 2017 against India. He has not played a test match since 2010

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I have no ‘ambitions’ to be next Imran Khan, says Sangakkara

Sri Lanka’s batting hero Kumar Sangakkara Monday said he had no intention of making a foray into politics after local media reported he was eyeing next year’s presidential elections. Sangakkara’s comments came amid a media frenzy comparing him to Imran Khan, the cricketing great who is set to be sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister…

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Akila Dananjaya’s six wickets hand Sri Lanka 178-run victory

Sri Lanka’s Akila Dananjaya spun a web around South Africa’s batsmen with a six-wicket haul to help the hosts to a commanding 178-run victory in the fifth and final one-day international on Sunday

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Hendricks’ ton on debut inspires South Africa to ODI series win

Batsman Reeza Hendricks smashed a century on his one-day international debut to set up South Africa’s series-clinching 78-run victory over Sri Lanka in the third match in Pallekele on Sunday

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Rabada, Shamsi set up South Africa’s big win in one-day clash

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa in the first one-day international in Dambulla on Sunday.

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Suspended Sri Lanka opener out of South Africa ODIs

Sri Lanka’s suspended opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka was left out Tuesday from the 15-man squad to play the five-match one-day international series against the touring South African side.

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Herath spins Sri Lanka to series sweep despite de Bruyn century

Theunis de Bruyn’s gutsy century went in vain as Sri Lanka completed a 2-0 series sweep after Rangana Herath spun the hosts to a comprehensive victory against South Africa in the second and final test on Monday.

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Sri Lankan cricketer suspended after friend accused of rape

A Sri Lankan Test cricketer has been suspended after a Norwegian woman accused his friend of raping her in a hotel room where he was present, an official said Monday.

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South Africa sent spinning towards defeat as Sri Lanka sense whitewash

Sri Lanka’s formidable battery of tireless spinners bowled them to within five wickets of a 2-0 series sweep over South Africa as the tourists continued to struggle against the turning ball in the second and final test on Sunday.

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Sri Lanka’s Galle cricket stadium may be demolished

England could be the last team to take on Sri Lanka at its famed Galle stadium, considered one of the world’s most picturesque cricket grounds, when they tour in November.

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Heroin killed British rugby players in Sri Lanka: court

Two English amateur rugby players had taken heroin just before their deaths while in Sri Lanka, a court was told Friday as it ordered the arrest of those responsible for selling the narcotics.

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Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 278 runs in Galle Test

Sri Lanka hammered South Africa by 278 runs inside three days of the first Test on Saturday at Galle.

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