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Sri Lanka, young brigade, pleases, chief selector, Pakistan win

Sri Lanka’s young brigade pleases chief selector after Pakistan win

10 October, 2019 1:26 pm 1:26 pm

COLOMBO – Ashantha de Mel, Sri Lanka’s chief selector, heaped praise on the national team’s youngsters, who came to the fore to deliver a 3-0 win in the T20I series against world No 1 Pakistan. Sri Lanka travelled to Pakistan for a full series for the first time in a decade, but without several key … Read More


Sri Lanka, coach, Pakistan tour, message, world

Sri Lanka coach says Pakistan tour ‘a message for the whole worldR...

10 October, 2019 1:42 pm 1:42 pm

LAHORE – Praising the hospitality and security his team received in the country, Sri Lanka coach Rumesh Ratnayake called the just-concluded tour of Pakistan ‘a message for the whole world’, and hoped the series would encourage other countries to visit these shores in the future. Sri Lanka toured Pakistan for a full bilateral series for … Read More


Sri Lanka, ex-defence chief, launches, presidential, campaign, pledges, safer, nation

Sri Lanka ex-defence chief launches presidential campaign, pledges safer na...

10 October, 2019 10:39 pm 10:39 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday formally launched his presidential campaign, promising strong national security measures if he wins the Nov 16 election in the island nation still reeling from Easter Sunday bombings. Supporters hail Rajapaksa for winning a 26-year war against Tamil Tiger separatists a decade ago under … Read More


Sri Lanka, young brigade, pleases, chief selector, Pakistan win

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 13 runs, seal T20I series whitewash

10 October, 2019 10:19 pm 10:19 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 13 runs to seal the T20I series whitewash at Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday. Chasing the target of 148 runs, Pakistan could score 147 runs for the loss of seven wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Haris Sohail hit 52 with the help of four 4s and … Read More


Sri Lanka, Pakistan, win, final, T20I

Sri Lanka set Pakistan 148 to win in final T20I

10 October, 2019 10:31 am 10:31 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Sri Lanka set Pakistan 148 runs to win against Pakistan in the third and final T20I at Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday. Batting first after winning the toss, Sri Lanka scored 147 runs for the loss of seven wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Fernando smashed 78 runs off 48 balls with … Read More


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T20I defeats to Sri Lanka a big eye-opener: Misbahul Haq

10 October, 2019 9:14 am 9:14 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan coach Misbahul Haq conceded that defeat to Sri Lanka in the first two Twenty20 Internationals has been a wake up call for the team, which is placed No1 on the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Rankings. Pakistan have been humbled twice in Lahore, losing the first game by 64 runs and … Read More


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Pakistan ready to prevent series from whitewash against Sri Lanka today

10 October, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

LAHORE (92 News) – World T20 Top-ranked Pakistan are ready to prevent Twenty20 International (T20I) series from whitewash against Sri Lanka as the two sides meet in the third and final match today (Wednesday). The match is scheduled at the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore (GSL) at 06:30 PM. The stadium will turn pink for the first … Read More


Sri Lanka, toss, elect, bat, Pakistan, third T20I

Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bat against Pakistan in final T20I

10 October, 2019 8:14 am 8:14 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in the third and final T20I at Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday. Teams Pakistan: Sarfaraz Ahmed (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Umar Akmal, Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, … Read More


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Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 35 runs to claim T20 series

10 October, 2019 10:08 pm 10:08 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 35 runs in the second T20I match at Lahore’s Gaddafi stadium on Monday. Sri Lanka set a target of 183 runs for Pakistan to save the series. Rajitha sent Fakhar Zaman (6 runs) back to the pavilion while Pradeep took the wicket of Babar Azam (3 … Read More


Pakistan, take on, Sri Lanka, second, T20I, today

Pakistan face confident Sri Lanka in second T20I match today

10 October, 2019 9:32 am 9:32 am

LAHORE – After registering their first win of the tour, Sri Lanka will be quietly confident when the two teams meet again in the second of the three-match T20I series at Lahore’s Gaddafi stadium on Monday (today). Danushka Gunathalika scored a well-crafted 57 to guide Sri Lanka to 165/5 in 20 overs, before the bowlers … Read More


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Hasnain hat-trick can’t prevent Sri Lanka claiming 1-0 T20I series lead

10 October, 2019 11:03 pm 11:03 pm

LAHORE – Sri Lanka claimed their first victory of their tour of Pakistan, with Danushka Gunathilaka once again playing a starring role. Having struck his second ODI century in the third ODI against Pakistan, the 28-year-old carried on his good form with a half-century at the top of the order, and this time his excellence … Read More


Pakistan, win, toss, field, Sri Lanka, T20

Pakistan win toss, elect to field against Sri Lanka in first T20 match

10 October, 2019 11:07 am 11:07 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan won the toss and elected to field first against Sri Lanka in the first T20 match at Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday. Teams: Pakistan: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Umar Akmal, … Read More


Sri Lanka set Pakistan 166 for victory in first T20 match

10 October, 2019 12:30 am 12:30 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Sri Lanka set a victory target of 166 runs against Pakistan in the first T20 match at Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday. Gunathilaka smashed 57 off 38 balls with the help of eight fours and one six. WIA Fernando (33) and Rajapaksa (32) were other top scorers. Muhammad Hasnain grabbed three wickets, … Read More


Pakistan, face, Sri Lanka, first T20 match, tomorrow

Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in first T20 match today

10 October, 2019 9:27 pm 9:27 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan will take on Sri Lanka in the first T20 match at Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday. Both teams had a practice session in the stadium. Later, the trophy was unveiled. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said that they will try to give all the players an opportunity to play. “We congratulate Ahmed Shehzad … Read More


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Pakistan bring back Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad for Sri Lanka T20Is

10 October, 2019 11:45 am 11:45 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan have included the experienced duo of Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shehzad and all-rounder Faheem Ashraf for the three-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka, beginning 5 October. The trio has replaced Abid Ali, Mohammad Rizwan and Imam-ul-Haq from the 16-member one-day international squad, while the rest have retained their spots. … Read More