Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga is known for action, speed and accuracy with his unorthodox bowling style and as one of the most effective bowler in limited-overs cricket. Malinga was not selected for the recently concluded tour of Pakistan due to his struggle with form. Sri Lanka was white-washed in the five-match one day international and three match Twenty20 series in the United Arab Emirates and one match in Lahore. However, Malinga utilised the time to show his off-spin ability during a domestic match. He…
LONDON: South Africa begin their Champions Trophy challenge at the Oval on Saturday by taking on a Sri Lanka side against whom they have already enjoyed overwhelming one-day international success this year. The Proteas whitewashed Sri Lanka 5-0 in a bilateral series in South Africa in January. Sri Lanka were not alone in being a touring side routed in 50-over cricket by South Africa, with the Proteas previously also hammering Australia 5-0. Yet for all they are top of the one-day international rankings, South Africa…
The World Twenty20 opens on Tuesday starting with the preliminary phase. Here are five players considered likely to retire from international cricket after the tournament:
RAIPUR: Pakistan domestic Twenty20 champions Lahore Lions qualified for the main draw of the Champions League T20 after Northern Districts defeated Mumbai Indians by six wickets at Raipur on Wednesday, ARY News reports.
DAMBULLA: Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the third one day international (ODI) at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium in Dambulla to win the series 2-1 on Saturday (today), ARY News reports.