Tag: england-in-sri-lanka

  • England

    Moores: We’ll have to review Cook’s captaincy

    England's captaincy for the World Cup has been up for debate for months in light of Alastair Cook's poor form with the bat, but he's always been fully backed by his coach... until now.

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  • England

    Cook admits his dropped catch was critical

    England skipper Alastair Cook has shouldered much of the blame for England's 90-run defeat in the sixth ODI against Sri Lanka at Pallekele, saying dropping Kumar Sangakkara was critical.

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  • 2015 World Cup

    Sangakkara won’t backtrack on retirement plans

    Veteran Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara is in the form all younger players can only dream of, but has insisted that he will be retiring from ODI cricket after the World Cup early next year.

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  • News

    Batsman fined for dissent after sixth ODI

    Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the sixth ODI against England in Pallekele on Saturday.

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  • 2015 World Cup

    Coach backs Cook to lead England to the WC

    England coach Peter Moores has backed under-fire captain Alastair Cook to lead his country to the World Cup, which will be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand and starts in mid-February next year.

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  • England

    Cook: I can have no complaints if sacked

    England captain Alastair Cook has admitted that his batting form this year has not been good enough and that he could have no complaints if he was sacked as skipper before the World Cup next year.

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  • England

    Sri Lanka ease to Colombo victory

    Sri Lanka claimed a commanding 87-run victory in the seventh One Day International (ODI) against England, played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo to win the series 5-2.

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  • News

    Mahela to call it quits after World Cup

    Sri Lanka batting great Mahela Jayawardene will play his final ODI on home soil when they take on England in the last of the seven-match series in Colombo on Tuesday.

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  • England

    Sangakkara departs Kandy with series victory

    Kumar Sangakkara played his final ODI at his home ground of Pallekele on Saturday, judging from the prolonged waving to the fans, and he did so on the back of a century that gave his side the win by 90 runs.

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  • News

    Sangwardene ensure extended series lead

    Sri Lanka extended their ODI series lead over England to three-one on Sunday, winning the fourth ODI by six wickets in Colombo thanks to an all-round effort from their top order.

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