SRI LANKA TRI SERIES

  • TriSeries: Bad decisions cost India August 29, 2010

    New Delhi: One of the cricket presenters was jocularly inquiring about Mahendra Singh Dhoni's love affair with opening batsman Dinesh Karthik and ''all rounder'' Javindra Jadeja, before the start of the triseries final between India and Sri Lanka at Dambulla on Saturday! Karthik may have been at the rough end of...
  • SL vs Ind: Final battle between Asian giants August 27, 2010

    New Delhi: Squabbles in an IndiaPakistan match are not like watching an abominable snowman and while the fearsome rivalry has been sent into submission, India's other subcontinent neighbour Sri Lanka has created a stir by managing to needle India and contravene a normally amicable nature to spice up the triseries...
  • Sanga wants DRS to avoid umpiring errors August 22, 2010

    Dambulla: Though India comprehensively lost their triseries match against Sri Lanka here, they were distinctly unlucky to be at the receiving end of at least four dodgy decisions on Sunday. While Yuvraj Singh, the lone Indian batsman who put up a semblance of a fight with 38, appeared to be the...
  • Dhoni delays press conference, media boycotts August 22, 2010

    Dambulla: Indian print media on Sunday boycotted captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's press conference as he did not turn up despite repeated reminders after his side slumped to a eightwicket loss to Sri Lanka in a cricket triseries match here. After the match, the mediapersons waited for Dhoni for the press conference...
  • Yuvraj's 38 was the only positive: Dhoni August 22, 2010

    Dambulla: India were handed the worst ODI defeat in terms of balls remaining by Sri Lanka here and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni conceded nothing worked right for his side in the triseries match on Sunday except for the fact that Yuvraj Singh returned among runs. "Nothing worked today. We didn't get...
  • McCullum obstructed my way: Sangakkara August 21, 2010

    Dambulla: Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday defended his move during the unsavoury collision incident involving New Zealand's Nathan McCullum in Friday's triseries match, saying it was the allrounder who first obstructed his way. "When I was finising the first run, the bowler has to be behind the wicket or...
  • That noball has made us aggressive: Dhoni August 21, 2010

    Dambulla: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday conceded that the noball controversy in the last triseries match against Sri Lanka has turned his players into a more aggressive lot but the team will take care not to cross the line. "That noball incident really pushes us up to be more...
  • SLNZ: Replay on Friday, rain abandons play August 19, 2010

    Dambulla: The triseries cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka was called off without a ball being bowled due to persistent rain here on Thursday. The match will have a fresh start on Friday which has been kept as a reserve day. There will also be a fresh toss, the...
  • Fear of defeat led to noball: Sehwag August 18, 2010

    Dambulla: In an apparent taunt to Sri Lankan players who denied him a century in a controversial triseries match at Dambulla, Indian opener Virender Sehwag on Wednesday suggested that the fear of defeat might have prompted them to abandon playing the game the right way. "If we play with energy, poise...
  • TriSeries: How 'low' was Randiv's noball? August 17, 2010

    Dambulla: Sri Lanka Cricket embarrassment, abject apologies and a probe into the Suraj Randiv noball incident have followed a night of contretemps and controversy at Rangiri Stadium. This follows charges that the tall Sri Lankan offspinner Suraj Randiv had been 'shouted instructions' in Sinhalese to deliver a noball to prevent Virender...
  • BCCI not to protest against Randiv noball August 17, 2010

    Mumbai: With Suraj Randiv and Sri Lanka Cricket apologising for the deliberate noball which denied Virender Sehwag a hundred in a triseries match last night, the BCCI on Tuesday decided against pursuing the matter any further. The Board made it clear that it had no intention of lodging a protest with...
  • Yuvraj out with dengue, Nehra doubtful August 15, 2010

    Dambulla: In yet another blow to India's campaign at the ongoing cricket triseries, Yuvraj Singh was on Sunday ruled out of Monday's ODI against Sri Lanka after being diagnosed with dengue. "Yuvraj Singh is not available for this game. He has dengue but he is out of danger," Indian skipper Mahendra...
  • Tri Series: Wounded India take on Lanka August 15, 2010

    Dambulla: Mauled by a depleted New Zealand in the opening game, injuryravaged and battleweary India will have to raise their game significantly against Sri Lanka in the second match to stay afloat in the oneday cricket triseries here on Monday. It has been frustrating for India after the drawn Test series...
  • SLC curator questions Dhoni's pitch complaint August 15, 2010

    Dambulla: Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) national curator Anuruddha Polonowita has ridiculed Indian complaints against the practice pitches here, saying he does not know what sort of tracks to prepare for a side which was bowled out for 88 on a battingfriendly strip. Miffed with the practice pitch at the Ranagiri Stadium,...
  • Sehwag, Raina take a break to head home August 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Indian vicecaptain Virender Sehwag and Suresh Raina cited personal reasons to take a flight back home from Sri Lanka on Thursday before India's next match against the hosts, according to local media reports. Indian team manager Ranjib Biswal said they flew out from Sri Lanka on Thursday and will...
  • Sri Lanka help India regain second spot August 14, 2010

    Dambulla: Sri Lanka huffed and puffed to a threewicket win over New Zealand in the second ODI of the cricket triseries in Sri Lanka and helped India reclaim the second spot in the ICC ODI team rankings, here on Friday. India were dismissed for a paltry 88 while chasing New Zealand's...
  • Tendulkar, Harbhajan star in big win | Score | Pics September 14, 2009

    Sachin Tendulkar hit his 44th oneday century and Harbhajan Singh took a five for 56 to lead India to a 46run win over Sri Lanka in the final of the limitedovers triseries on Monday....
  • India begin season with easy win | Scorecard | Pics September 11, 2009

    Ashish Nehra and Yuvraj Singh took three wickets each as the Kiwis were bowled out for 155 in the second game of the Compaq Cup triseries in Colombo on Friday....