Latest Cricket News Updates https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from 2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Fri 07 May 2021 Kusal Mendis involved in fatal road accident, arrested https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/xIdk2brfRC_drh-sevawcirc/kusal-mendis-involved-in-fatal-road-accident-arrested.html Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis has been arrested by the Horethuduwa police for running over a 64-year-old cyclist in the Colombo suburb of Panadura. The victim eventually succumbed to his injuries. Colombo Test: We lost it in the first innings, says Chandimal https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/MbiMgYPMxL_drh-sevawcirc/colombo-test-we-lost-it-in-the-first-innings-says-chandimal.html Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal agreed that his side lost the second Test match after managing only 183 runs in the first innings Zimbabwe Tri-Nation series: The top performers https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/A0yWNKfowY_drh-sevawcirc/zimbabwe-tri-nation-series-the-top-performers.html Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by six wickets in the final of the tri-series, also featuring West Indies, on Sunday at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo. Here’s a look at the top performers in the series Too close! 5 most recent one-run wins in ODIs https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/pvk25BPoAm_drh-sevawcirc/too-close-5-most-recent-one-run-wins-in-odis.html With Sri Lanka defeating West Indies by one run in the fifth match of the tri-series in Zimbabwe on Wednesday, we take a look at the five most recent one-run victories in one-day internationals Sri Lanka-Australia Tests: Top performers https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/Xjmc5Q4BJs_drh-sevawcirc/sri-lanka-australia-tests-top-performers.html Sri Lanka thrashed Australia 3-0 in the recently concluded series. As expected a lot of players from the hosts dominated the statistics. Here’s a closer look at the top performers from the series Pallekele Test review: Kusal Mendis’ splendid knock turned the tide https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/iqwKEVmqZf_drh-sevawcirc/pallekele-test-review-kusal-mendis-splendid-knock-turned-the-tide.html Sri Lanka did not go into the Pallekele Test high on confidence. They were crushed in England, and were on the back foot for one half of the first Test against Australia In numbers: Sri Lanka’s batting woes in Tests https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ZiO9bCw89a_drh-sevawcirc/in-numbers-sri-lankas-batting-woes-in-tests.html There was a time when the Sri Lankan batting line-up in Tests had legendary names like Sanath Jayasuriya, Marvan Atapattu, Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara Focus: Patience the key for rebuilding Sri Lanka https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/CCnb1zBud4_drh-sevawcirc/focus-patience-the-key-for-rebuilding-sri-lanka.html When the first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand began at Dunedin last week, it was unanimously agreed that the hosts would be favourites to win the match and the series.