Sri Lanka wins IDEA CUP

Kumar Sangakkaras’ decision to bowl first after winning the toss was predictable. The Sri Lankan captain incidentally has a hundred percent record in this tournament, with the all important toss.

Kulasekara to replace Lakmal

Sri Lanka have kept faith in the same batting line up that played India in the last outing at Mirpur on the 10th of this month. Kulasekera has been named in the playing eleven for today’s final.

Kohli pilots Indian win

Virat Kholi batting with so much authority, almost threw it away when Ashraful missed a straight forward catch at deep mid wicket with Kholi on 84

Dilshan to play today

Dashing Sri Lankan opener Thilekeratne Dilshan will be taking part in the ODI encounter today to be played against India at Mirpur.

Tharanga and Jayawardena tons bury Bangladesh

Upul Tharanga and Mahela Jayewardene opened the batting for Sri Lanka. The run carnage against a hapless Bangladesh bowling attack dew or no dew was a delight. It was raining boundaries, as both batsmen toyed with the hosts bowling. The run feast was so exquisite; anyone watching would have seen a full range of strokes in one package.

Welagedara & Lakmal likely to be rested

Sri Lanka plagued with injuries, have decided to throw caution to the wind by resting Welegedera and Lakmal for today’s game. It is pertinent that the two fast bowlers take a breather and be fit for the remainder of the series