India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy set for debut | Cricket News – Times of India

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy set for debut | Cricket News - Times of India

The ‘mystery’ of ‘mystery’ spinner Varun Chakravarthy may finally unravel as India, fresh off winning the ODI series 2-1, launch into the T20 International series against Sri Lanka, at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday night. Ever since he performed well for the Kolkata Knight Riders in last year’s IPL in UAE, the selectors … Read more

Sri Lanka vs India: Shikhar Dhawan Backs Suryakumar Yadav To Shine Across Formats | Cricket News

India’s Shikhar Dhawan Saturday said new batting hero Suryakumar Yadav will be a good fit in Test cricket after his one-day exploits helped the team win in Sri Lanka. Yadav was named man of the series for his 124 runs in three matches after India lost the final ODI on Friday but clinched … Read more

Mickey Arthur says Sri Lanka is getting better but need depth in batting | Cricket News – Times of India

Mickey Arthur says Sri Lanka is getting better but need depth in batting | Cricket News - Times of India

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka head coach Mickey Arthur on Saturday said his team is improving fast but needs to have depth in batting as they gear up for the Twenty20 series against India. Sri Lanka lost the ODI series 1-2 to India but the win in the final ODI gave confidence to Arthur. “We are creating … Read more

Sri Lanka vs India: Sri Lanka Squad Hits Back At Criticism With Social Media Boycott

Sri Lanka lost the ODI series 2-1 against India.© AFP Sri Lanka’s head coach Mickey Arthur ordered the national squad off social media on Saturday after disgruntled fans launched a campaign to boycott players following a string of defeats overseas. The South African coach said players were getting “absolutely hammered” and it was affecting their … Read more

Hearing On Sri Krishna Janmabhumi Suit Posted For July 30

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable.

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable. A court here Friday adjourned the hearing on the maintainability of the Sri Krishna Janmabhumi suit to July 30. Civil Judge Senior Division Jyoti Singh adjourned the … Read more

Cricket-Spinners, Top Order Help Sri Lanka Avoid Whitewash Against India

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka avoided a series whitewash against a second-string India side after half-centuries by Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa led them to a three-wicket victory in the rain-hit third and final one-day international on Friday. Opener Fernando made a patient 76 and number three batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa made a breezy 65 as Sri Lanka … Read more

3rd ODI: Sri Lanka bag consolation three-wicket win; India clinch series 2-1 | Cricket News – Times of India

3rd ODI: Sri Lanka bag consolation three-wicket win; India clinch series 2-1 | Cricket News - Times of India

COLOMBO: A rejigged Indian team promised a lot but delivered little as Sri Lanka finally managed to win an ODI on home soil after nine long years, beating the visitors by three wickets in the third and final match of the series on Friday. While India won the three-match ODI series 2-1, the exciting rookies … Read more

SL vs IND, 3rd ODI: Avishka Fernando Anchors Sri Lanka To Consolation Win vs India

Avishka Fernando guided Sri Lanka to victory in 3rd ODI.© AFP Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa hit half-centuries as Sri Lanka beat India by three wickets for a consolation win in the rain-hit third one-day international on Friday.  Chasing a revised target of 227 in the reduced 47-overs-a-side contest, Sri Lanka depended on a 109-run … Read more

Sri Lanka Just About Manage Consolation Win Against Experimental and Sloppy India

Three wickets apiece for spinners Akila Dananjaya and Praveen Jayawickrama followed by half-centuries for Avishka Fernando (76) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa (65) helped Sri Lanka to a consolation three-wicket win in third ODI, which was reduced to 47  overs a side due to rain. It was Sri Lanka’s first ODI victory at home against India in … Read more

SL vs IND: Shikhar Dhawan’s ‘Thigh-Five’ Celebration After Winning Toss vs Sri Lanka. Watch | Cricket News

Shikhar Dhawan, India’s stand-in captain during the white-ball tour of Sri Lanka, is a natural entertainer on the pitch, with his thigh-slapping celebration after taking catches gaining an iconic status among fans. Dhawan now has decided to bring his entertainment-factor even to the captaincy’s post, as he celebrated winning the toss in the … Read more

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