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guardian.co.ukMendis, Murali and Malinga help Sri Lanka survive Ireland scare at ...guardian.co.uk, UKAndre Botha is clean bowled by Lasith Malinga. Photograph: Tom Shaw/Getty Images Sri Lanka were sweating all the way into the final over yesterday, as Ireland came desperately close to inflicting a shock defeat. Dismissed by all and sundry and ...Sri Lanka hold off Ireland SkySportsWorld Twenty20 - Sri Lanka v Ireland: As it happened Yahoo! EurosportSri Lanka edge out brave Ireland Times OnlineBBC Sport - AFPall 345 news articles
Nation on SundayMCC lauds Mathews' amazing acrobatsNation on Sunday, Sri LankaWhile Tillakaratne Dilshan is confusing the best of bowlers with his unique Dilscoop, Sanath Jayasuriya thrashing the bowlers to all parts of the ground, and Lasith Malinga returning to his best form after injury with toe-crushing yorkers and Ajantha ...
New Zealand HeraldCricket: Sri Lanka comfortable in victoryNew Zealand Herald, New ZealandSri Lanka's Lasith Malinga removes Pakistan's Younus Khan. Photo / AP Sri Lanka kept their composure to beat Pakistan by 19 runs in their opening Super Eights match in the World Twenty20 at Lord's yesterday. Defending a total of 7-150, ...
Mirror.co.ukDwayne Bravo stars as West Indies defeat IndiaMirror.co.uk, UKBravo then guided the Windies home with a brilliant unbeaten 66 off just 36 deliveries, finishing the match with a six in the penultimate over. Lasith Malinga grabbed 3-17 as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 19 runs. Man-of-the-match Tillekeratne Dilshan hit ...India, Pakistan united in defeat AFPPakistan Vs Sri Lanka: Images MSN IndiaWest Indies beat Twenty20 champions India ITNall 835 news articles
Lasith Malinga and Muttiah Muralitharan bowled Sri Lanka to a hard-fought 19-run victory over Pakistan.
Two wickets in two balls from Murali (left) derailed the Pakistan run-chase from 101-3 to 101-5 after skipper Younus Khan (50) repaired the early
Sri Lankas Angelo Mathews (left) runs out Pakistans Kamran Akmal as Lasith Malinga looks on during their group F match at Lords on Friday. (AP)
London: Sri Lanka relied on clinical bowling to script a comfortable 19-run victory over Pakistan in their
BetUs.comWorld Twenty20 Betting - Pakistan Desperation Haunts KiwisBetUs.com, CanadaPakistan won't have to worry about facing the likes of Sri Lanka's master of the short game, Lasith Malinga (3/17 off four overs) or spin king Muttiah Muralidaran (2/28 off four overs) but they will have to shape up against Kiwi skipper Dan Vettori and ...
Daily MailSri Lanka alive and kicking after Malinga heroics down Pakistan at ...Daily Mail, UKDespite posting a modest 150 for seven at Lord's, Sri Lanka sealed a 19-run win by restricting Pakistan to 131 for nine after strike bowler Lasith Malinga took three for 17. Malinga was supported by spinners Muttiah Muralitharan, who took two for 28, ...Malinga stars as Sri Lanka down Pakistan InTheNews.co.ukMalinga stars for Sri Lanka Setanta SportsWinning start for Sri Lanka SkySportsYahoo! Eurosport - Cricket Nirvanaall 689 news articles
Sri Lanka got their Super Eight campaign off to a winning start and maintained their 100 per cent record in the ICC World Twenty20 with a 19-run victory over Pakistan at Lord's.
Opener Tillakaratne Dilshan once again led the way with the bat with 46
CricInfo.comLondon talent search for a new starCricInfo.com, UKHow can England find someone who hits the ball like Chris Gayle, spins it like Ajantha Mendis, or bowls like Lasith Malinga? The answer may lie in a new talent search called the Wisden City Cup that has been formed in London to tap into the huge number ...
Can an inter-city talent search find someone to follow Ravi Bopara's footsteps?
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How can England find someone who hits the ball like Chris Gayle, spins it like Ajantha Mendis, or bowls like Lasith Malinga? The answer may lie in a new
Kumar Sangakkara celebrates beating Pakistan with teammate Lasith Malinga during the ICC World Twenty20 match at Lord's in London. (AFP Photo)
Lasith Malinga bowls against Pakistan during the ICC World Twenty20 match at Lord's in London. (AFP
Sri Lanka overcame their first major hurdle of the Super Eights stage of the World Twenty20 tournament by claiming a convincing victory over Pakistan at Lord's today.
Having set a target of 150 for seven, Sri Lanka restricted their opponents to 131 for
Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara paid tribute to his side's multi-dimensional attack after they overcame Pakistan to win their first match of the ICC World Twenty20 Super Eights.
Despite reaching a modest 150 for seven at Lord's, Sri Lanka sealed a 19
Kamran Akmal's batting seems to have rediscovered its spark, and his keeping has improved significantly
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Is there a team more fascinating to watch than Sri Lanka? Of all the teams that have come into the Super Eights undefeated, none
West Indies falls short by 15 runs; Mendis and Muralitharan impress yet again
Nottingham: Sparkling strokeplay from openers Sanath Jayasuriya and Tillakeratne Dilshan and some canny bowling of changes in pace, and controlling the extent of spin
AUSTRALIA'S shock elimination from the World Twenty20 will not affect its confidence for the Ashes series, captain Ricky Ponting said on Monday.
Sri Lanka became the second team to beat Australia in three days with a six-wicket triumph at Trent
CricInfo.comDhoni picks his weaponCricInfo.com, UKFirst noticed him playing Men at Work's "Down Under" after Brad Haddin's stumps were splayed by Lasith Malinga. The press conferences after each of yesterday's games took place in contrasting environments. Jamie Siddons was scathing in his criticism of ...
Kumar Sangakkara (55 n.o.) and Tillakaratne Dilshan (53) added 62 off 42 balls to set the tone for Sri Lanka's entry to the Super Eight stage after Ajantha Mendis (3/20) and Lasith Malinga (3/36) restricted Australia to 159 for nine after they were
AFPSri Lanka dump Australia from World Twenty20AFPAustralia, asked to bat by Sangakkara in his first match as captain, managed only 159-9 in good batting conditions as mystery spinner Ajantha Mendis and fast bowler Lasith Malinga claimed three wickets each. Opener Dilshan then plundered 53 off 32 ...Australia knocked out of World Twenty20 Sydney Morning HeraldSri Lanka v West Indies, ICC World Twenty20 2009, Trent Bridge CricInfo.comSri Lanka win sends Australia crashing out Yahoo! EurosportESPN STAR Sports - Daily Mirrorall 909 news articles
Calcutta TelegraphSril Lanka knock out AustraliaCalcutta Telegraph, IndiaNottingham: Ajantha Mendis and Lasith Malinga took three wickets each to restrict Australia to 159 for nine in their crucial Group C encounter in the ICC World Twenty20, here Monday. Sri Lanka defeated Australia by six wickets to knock them out of the ...
Lasith Malinga scalped up the fourth victim for his side when he bowled out Brad Haddin.
Sri Lanka's second wicket down in Tilakaratne Dilshan but still no reason for Australia to start thinking about the party.
After their seven-wicket defeat against
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Telegraph.co.ukWorld Twenty20: Australia on the brinkTelegraph.co.uk, United KingdomIt is a stark equation, made starker still by the quality of Sri Lanka's attack (Lasith Malinga, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ajantha Mendis) and the patent rustiness of some of Ricky Ponting's bowlers. But David Hussey, who knows Trent Bridge pretty well ...
South Africa's Herschelle Gibbs plays a shot off the bowling of Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga during their warm up Twenty20 World Cup match at Lord's cricket ground in London, on Wednesday. (AP Photo)
Lasith Malinga of Sri Lanka bowls against South Africa
CricbuzzTeam Preview: Sri LankaCricbuzz, IndiaI am very grateful to him" - Lasith Malinga, after he had gone to White following his career threatening knee injury. "After Lahore, we went through a terrible time but what we've realised is that life goes on. We've got to play cricket, cricket for us ...
BBC SportSuperb India overwhelm PakistanBBC Sport, UKWhen Sri Lanka did finally hold a catch - Lasith Malinga holding onto a lofted drive from De Villiers at long on off the bowling of Isuru Udana - it was too late to rescue the game. Malinga bowled Gibbs two short of his half-century, before JP Duminy ...
SkySportsProteas see off Sri LankaSkySportsHerschelle Gibbs benefited from no less than four let-offs to finish as leading scorer with 48 off 53 balls until he was eventually bowled by Lasith Malinga. The right-hander had come to the crease following the early losses of skipper Smith and ...ICC World Twenty20 team previews CricInfo.comWorld Twenty20 Profile - Sri Lanka Cricket365.comBangladesh push Sri Lanka all the way guardian.co.ukDaily Mirror - guardian.co.ukall 134 news articles
COLOMBO: Three months after surviving
a deadly terror attack in Pakistan, the Sri Lankan team will return to
international cricket at the Twenty20 World Cup.
Sri Lanka has not
played as a team since March 3, the day gunmen attacked the team convoy en
Times of India
Lasith Malinga could be more than a handful in England, but he also needs to keep his radar on target
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The ICC World Twenty20 represents an opportunity for Sri Lanka to put behind them the miseries of the last few months. The attack on
SkySportsVettori - India T20 pacemakersSkySports(Ajantha) Mendis, (Muttiah) Muralitharan and (Lasith) Malinga are very tough to score heavily off and, therefore, with the calibre of their batsmen they are going to be difficult. "There is always Australia, you can throw them in the mix, ...
...Lanka paceman Lasith Malinga poses in Colombo on May 26. Malinga is such an integral part of Sri Lanka's fast bowling arsenal that it needed the nation's president to intervene and ensure he was fit for the World Twenty20s in England. ©AFP/File - Ishara S....
AFPSri Lanka's Malinga back in supernatural swingAFPLONDON (AFP) — Lasith Malinga is such an integral part of Sri Lanka's fast bowling arsenal that it needed the nation's president to intervene and ensure he was fit for the World Twenty20s in England. The bowler with the rare sling-arm action, ...
LONDON: Lasith Malinga is such an
integral part of Sri Lanka's fast bowling arsenal that it needed the nation's
president to intervene and ensure he was fit for the World Twenty20s in England.
The bowler with the rare sling-arm action, whose
Times of India
AFPTerror-hit Sri Lanka set for emotional returnAFPCricket's leading wicket-taker Muttiah Muralitharan and mystery man Ajantha Mendis comprise the spin attack, but sling-arm fast bowler Lasith Malinga's return from a knee injury has boosted the Sri Lankan attack. Malinga, who has not played a major ...
guardian.co.ukFrom hurricane Hayden to musical clowns, the highs and lows of the IPLguardian.co.uk, UKAnd so does Lasith Malinga, who slings 'em in right-handed. 16 Captaincy is not for everyone. Rahul Dravid seemed relieved and relaxed without it. Sourav Ganguly looked lost when deprived of its oxygen. Gautam Gambhir won every game when Sehwag was out ...A DLF maximum The Weekall 33 news articles
Chandigarh TribuneSerbs storm aheadChandigarh Tribune, IndiaHe said among the IPL bowlers he was impressed with Sri Lankan “sling” bowler Lasith Malinga. “Malinga is nippy, sharp and bowls perfect yorkers. Very difficult to face. He's my favourite bowler”, Akram added. He felt South Africa and New Zealand would ...
Cricket365 NewsWeekly Five-Fer: IPL Turning PointsCricket365 News, UKWith the experienced master blasters Sanath Jayasuriya and Sachin Tendulkar opening the batting, Dwayne Bravo and JP Duminy marshalling the middle order, Harbhajan Singh performing the chief spinning duties and Lasith Malinga providing some of the ...
Sri Lanka have included fast bowler Lasith Malinga in the 15-man squad for the World Twenty20 in England in June. Selectors have overlooked veteran fast bowler Chaminda Vaas, although chosen uncapped all-rounder Isuru Udana and 35-year-old
CricInfo.comRookies, a blog, a dog, and SreesanthCricInfo.com, UKDeft touches and subtle variations are important facets of limited-overs cricket, but the exploits of Lasith Malinga and Ross Taylor proved that at its heart Twenty20 remains a power game. Malinga's unique slinging action is the critical element in his ...IPL T-20: Unscripted Drama Energy Banglaall 901 news articles
Nation on SundayBatting is the key for LankaNation on Sunday, Sri LankaIf anything one area where Sri Lanka has the least concern is their bowling which has been greatly enhanced by the return of fast bowler Lasith Malinga. Malinga has made maximum use of the IPL to showcase the world that he has fully recovered from the ...
CricbuzzThe Bottom HalfCricbuzz, IndiaFavorite Player: Lasith Malinga. Kiss the ball. Run in. Sling it in the style of Jeff Thomson. Fast swinging, toe-crushing yorkers that either take the base of your stump or can be pushed only for one. And for variety, a fast and then a slow bouncer. ...
As the second season of the Indian Premier League draws to a close, albeit an exciting one, it is time to reflect on the performances of the many players involved, and make a bid to formulate the proverbial best eleven. A team that would boast of the
CricInfo.comDelhi's chance to regain momentumCricInfo.com, UKMumbai Indians 1 Sanath Jayasuriya, 2 Sachin Tendulkar, 3 Ajinkya Rahane, 4 Luke Ronchi, 5 JP Duminy, 6 Abhishek Nayar, 7 Harbhajan Singh, 8 Chetanya Nanda, 9 Yogesh Takawale (wk), 10 Dhawal Kulkarni, 11 Lasith Malinga. Lasith Malinga is third in the ...Sehwag regains form as Delhi beat Mumbai Gulf TimesDelhi too good for Mumbai Setanta SportsMatch 55: DEL vs MUM ESPN STAR SportsBetUs.com - 3 News NZall 410 news articles
It was a difficult game against Mumbai on Saturday but Hayden dug in to take us to yet another exciting win. Lasith Malinga and Dwayne Bravo did exceptionally well to contain him initially. The wicket was playing slow and we were nervous chasing in the
The overall problem with Knight Riders, I feel, is their lack of confidence, writes Stephen Fleming
It was a difficult game against Mumbai Indians on Saturday, but Matthew Hayden really dug in to take us to yet another exciting win. Lasith Malinga and
Rudra Pratap Singh is the top wicket-taker in the IPL 2009 - 19 wickets at 16.89 in 13 matches, is the leading wicket-taker in the IPL 2009, surpassing Lasith Malinga's tally of 17 at 16.11 runs apiece in 12 games.
Adam Gilchrist has taken his run-
CricInfo.comHayden struggles, but pushes Chennai over the lineCricInfo.com, UKThe Mumbai bowlers were effective in keeping him down, especially Lasith Malinga and Dwayne Bravo who set the tone, not giving him the length balls at all. In their first spells Malinga and Bravo bowled 11 balls to Hayden for just one run. ...Chennai win puts Mumbai out of IPL CricbuzzChennai knock Mumbai out of IPL Setanta SportsMatch 47: CHE vs MUM ESPN STAR SportsMSN India - Hinduall 340 news articles
KIMBERLEY: It appears that the Indian
Premier League’s (IPL) Purple Cap for the highest wicket-taker of the
tournament is going to fit RP Singh better than anybody else.
There’s Lasith Malinga in the race while Rohit Sharma, Ashish
Nehra and Yusuf
Times of India
Rob Quiney b Malinga 51 (40)
Graeme Smith c Duminy b Harbhajan Singh 19 (19)
Yusuf Pathan c Malinga b Nanda 17 (14)
Ravindra Jadeja c Bravo b Jayasuriya 42 (32)
SD Chitnis c Nayar b Bravo 6 (8)
Naman Ojha c Rahane b Jayasuriya 1 (
Shane Warne claimed 3-24 to help his Rajasthan side to victory over Mumbai
Munaf Patel sent down an exceptional final over to guide Rajasthan Royals to a thrilling two-run victory over Mumbai Indians in Durban.
Chasing 146 for victory, Harbhajan Singh
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