Thursday, 24th July 2014

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Sports

  • Vithanage, Dickwella deserve to play
  • Mathews must bat up the order
Kithruwan Vithanage
Nothing short of a victory will do for Sri Lanka when they play the final of Two Test matches against South Africa beginning at the SSC Ground at 10.am, here today. Already one down and if victory is to be to achieved then the selectors headed by former master blaster Sanath Jayasuriya must, like he did during his playing days hit out and wring the changes and front up a team that can fight the South Africans and come out winners and not meekly surrender like they did in Galle. After the sensational series win in England, the cricket crazy supporters here expected a repeat performance against...
Sri Lanka Asian Games squad: Lahiru Thirimanne (captain), Upul Tharanga (vice captain), Shehan Jayasooriya, Dinesh Chandimal (wicket-keeper), Kithuruwan Vithanage, Ashan Priyanjan, Jeevan Mendis, Ramith Rambukwella, Asela Gunaratne, Alankara Asanka, Kosala Kulasekara, Dilhara Lokuhettige, Chathuranga Kumara, Isuru Udana, Chathuranga de Silva. Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday announced a 15-man squad for the Asian Games to be held from September 19 to October 4 at Yeonhui Cricket Ground in Incheon, South Korea. Since India and Pakistan will not feature in the Twenty20 tournament, Sri Lanka and...