Sri Lanka’s four-wicket victory over India in the final of the tri-nation series in Dhaka has seen it climb one place to sixth in the Reliance Mobile ICC ODI Championship.
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.
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.
Skills development program organized by SLC for the benefit of Cricketers was well received by the participants with high enthusiasm.
The Toss will play a vital part in tomorrow’s final. Kumar Sangakkara has been lucky so far, winning the toss four out of four times, a one hundred percent record
Kurunegala Cricket Club Women’s XI beat Marions Women’s XI by 6 wickets to qualify for tomorrows final against Colts CC Women’s XI. Kurunegala reached home with just 2 balls to spare.
SLC organized its traditional X-mas and New Year reunion for the staff and their families located at Rangiri Dambulu International Cricket Stadium on 30th December last year.
The second warm up game at Christ’s college in Christchurch between Sri Lanka and India was reduced to 26 overs due rain.
Points table as at 12/01/2010 for Womens domestic T20 competition. Dates for Finals and Semi Finals have also been decided.
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
Sri Lanka beat Hong Kong by 90 runs in their warm up game at Hagley Park today.
Winning the toss and electing to bat first, Sri Lankan made 316/1 in 50 overs.
Sri Lanka missed a great opportunity, when Dilshan put down a sitter off Gambir, with the total on 98 which goes to prove the off focus levels of Sri Lanka in this match.
Dashing Sri Lankan opener Thilekeratne Dilshan will be taking part in the ODI encounter today to be played against India at Mirpur.
For the hosts to qualify for the finals with Sri Lanka will be a hard task. They lack penetrative bowlers to do the job for them.
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.