ICC defends World T20's 'tryst with monsoon'
Agence France-Presse

ICC defends World T20's 'tryst with monsoon'

The International Cricket Council on Sunday defended the scheduling of the World Twenty20 as monsoon rains threatened to ruin the tournament in Sri Lanka.

I'm always spoiling for a fight: Ashok Dinda
Shamya Dasgupta

I'm always spoiling for a fight: Ashok Dinda

Figures of 2-0-19-1 aren't too flattering even in a Twenty20 International, and if you are in the team primarily as a bowler, you want to either keep down the number in the third column or increase the one in the fourth. Ashok Dinda did both brilliantly in the match against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on August 7, bowling the 18th over of the innin...

Impressive India hit the right notes
R Kaushik

Impressive India hit the right notes

India couldn't have asked for a better start to a demanding season. In a country where overseas teams have struggled to assert themselves, they overwhelmed Sri Lanka in both the One-Day International series and in the one-off Twenty20 International, thereby not only gathering early momentum but also regaining some of the confidence that had tak...

Dhoni praises bowlers for win over Sri Lanka in one-off T20
Press Trust of India

Dhoni praises bowlers for win over Sri Lanka in one-off T20

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni credited the fine show by his pacers and presence of part-time bowling option for his side's clinical 39-run win over Sri Lanka in the one-off Twenty20 International on Tuesday.

One-off Twenty20: Statistical highlights from the India-Sri Lanka match
NDTVSports

One-off Twenty20: Statistical highlights from the India-Sri Lanka match

India romped home against Sri Lanka in the one and only Twenty20 International of the tour. Here are some statistical highlights from the match.

India beat Sri Lanka by 39 runs in the one-off T20
R Kaushik

India beat Sri Lanka by 39 runs in the one-off T20

Virat Kohli, imperious and unstoppable, turned on the style as he often has on this tour of Sri Lanka, as India sealed their dominance with a convincing victory in the one-off Twenty20 International.

Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan to miss T20 vs Sri Lanka
R Kaushik

Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan to miss T20 vs Sri Lanka

India will be without Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan for the one-off Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.

Eyes on World T20, India and Lanka look to get an upper hand
Press Trust of India

Eyes on World T20, India and Lanka look to get an upper hand

The world number two ranking clinched following a dominating 4-1 triumph in ODIs, India will now look to stamp their authority against Sri Lanka in the only Twenty20 international in Pallekele on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka fined for slow over rate
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Sri Lanka fined for slow over rate

The Sri Lanka side has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their 20 runs defeat against India in the fifth ODI at Pallekele on Saturday according to a media release by the International Cricket Council.

Manoj Tiwary impresses coach Duncan Fletcher
Press Trust of India

Manoj Tiwary impresses coach Duncan Fletcher

Impressed with Manoj Tiwary's knock in the final ODI against Sri Lanka, Indian cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher says the middle-order batsman is a "serious contender" for a place in the One-day team.

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