Sri lanka’s senior batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan was on Saturday ruled out of the first Twenty20 international against India with a hand injury, with wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella named as his replacement. Dilshan, who did not travel with the team to India, is expected to be available for the second match, in Ranchi, on February 12. The first match is scheduled to be held in pune on February 9, with the third game at Visakhapatnam on February 14. Dilshan's injury is an ... Rediff.com, 3 days ago
IMAGE: Sri Lanka’s Binura Fernando. Photograph: Facebook The already depleted Sri Lanka team on Monday suffered another blow with left arm fast bowler Binura Fernando being ruled out of the T20 series against India after sustaining a hamstring injury. "Left-arm fast bowler Binura Fernando injured his hamstring when bowling in the nets yesterday. He has been ruled out of the entire series. He will be replaced by Shaminda Eranga", Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal said. The squad is ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago Sri Lanka recall Dilhara Fernando India T20s Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Virat Kohli's elegant unbeaten 90 and some wily bowling by their spinners saw India secure a comprehensive 37-run victory over Australia in the first Twenty20 International at the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday. Rajneesh Gupta lists some interesting numbers from the match. 2011 Year in which Ashish Nehra and Shaun Tait last played an international match. Both missed 200 and 195 matches at the international level (Tests + ODIs + T20Is) respectively before making a comeback on Tuesday. 134 Runs ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Rohit Sharma completes 1000 ODI runs vs Australia in only 19 innings, the fewest by any batsman. IMAGE: India opener Rohit Sharma’s unbeaten 171 in the first ODI in Perth on Tuesday is the highest by any batsman against Australia in Australia. Photograph: Getty Images India stared the five-ODI series against Australia on a losing note, beaten by five-wickets in the first match in Perth on Tuesday. Captain Steve Smith and George Bailey struck fluent centuries as Australia chased down a ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
A notable absentee is India's star batsman and Test captain Virat Kohli, who is not in both the teams. IMAGE: India off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin features in ICC's Test Team of the Year as 12th man. In what can be termed as major disappointment for India, only one player from the country has been included in the ICC’s Test and ODI Teams of the Year respectively. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who has been phenomenal in home conditions, made it to the Test team as the 12th man, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Shakib al Hasan has been handed one match suspension for abusing the on-field umpire IMAGE: Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh appeal for a wicket during an international match. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images Bangladesh star all-rounder Shakib al Hasan is involved in yet another controversy as he was charged for abusing the on-field umpire during a Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) match. Shakib, who is currently leading the Rangpur Riders, has been suspended for one match for breaching ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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