Nuwan Pradeep

  • Sri Lanka drop Mendis, retain Dickwella for Pakistan series August 1, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka have dropped spinner Ajantha Mendis and retained wicketkeeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella for the two-Test series against Pakistan starting next week. Sri Lanka Cricket on Thursday announced a 15-member squad which also include seam bowler Nuwan Pradeep, who was part of the squad for the concluded series against South...
  • Sri Lanka survive dramatic session to save Lord's Test June 17, 2014

    Number 11 Nuwan Pradeep survived five dramatic balls from Stuart Broad to help Sri Lanka avoid defeat after James Anderson ripped through the visitors to almost force an England win in the first Test at Lord's on Monday. Pradeep survived the final five balls, including successfully reviewing an lbw decision on...
  • 1st Test: Root's century puts England on top on day one June 13, 2014

    London: Joe Root's second hundred in as many Lord's Tests was the cornerstone of England's recovery on the first day of their series opener with Sri Lanka on Thursday. Root's 102 not out helped take England to 344 for 5 at stumps on the first day of the first Test after...
  • 2nd Test: Resilient Sarfraz Ahmed takes Pakistan to 330/7, lead by 107 January 11, 2014

    Dubai: Sarfraz Ahmed frustrated Sri Lanka's bid to win the second Test inside four days by hitting his maiden Test half-century and steering Pakistan to 330 for 7 on Saturday, a lead of 107. The wicketkeeper made an unbeaten 70 off 123 balls with seven fours after he was flown in...
  • 2nd Test: Pakistan 165 all out; Sri Lanka 57 for 1 at stumps on Day 1 January 8, 2014

    Dubai: Sri Lanka's fast bowlers exploited Pakistan's weakness against seam bowling by dismissing the home side for 165 to take control of the second Test on the first day on Wednesday. Sri Lanka was 57 for 1 in reply, trailing by only 108 runs when umpires called off the day's play...
  • Pradeep replaces Kulasekara for India ODIs July 23, 2012

    Hambantota: Sri Lanka have named Nuwan Pradeep as the replacement for their injured pace bowler Nuwan Kulasekara for the remaining four one-day internationals against India. Pradeep, a 25-year-old right-arm bowler, would join the squad soon after his arrival from Zimbabwe on Monday, chairman of selectors Ashantha de Mel said. "He has been...
  • Day 1: Sangakkara, Dilshan take SL to 300/2 June 22, 2012

    Galle: Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara hammered centuries as Sri Lanka walloped Pakistan on the opening day of the first cricket Test in Galle on Friday. Dilshan made 101, his first Test hundred on home soil in three years, and Sangakkara was unbeaten on 111 as Sri Lanka ended the...
  • SL's Nuwan Pradeep ruled out for SA tour December 12, 2011

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the ongoing tour of South Africa after tearing his right hamstring, Sri Lanka Cricket said on Monday. Pradeep, 25, suffered the injury while bowling during the warm-up game against the South Africa Invitation XI in Benoni on Saturday. "Physio Stephen...