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BRISTOL, Monday – Sri Lanka are in danger of facing another washout of their World Cup cricket fixture when they take on Bangladesh at the County ground here on Tuesday.

Saturday, 08 June 2019 08:43

Damp squib as rain holds sway at Bristol

BRISTOL, Friday – The Sri Lanka-Pakistan World Cup cricket encounter turned out to be a non-starter when persistent rain throughout the day washed out play forcing the game to be abandoned as a no-result at the County ground here on Friday.

BRISTOL, Thursday – Sri Lanka and Pakistan, two teams that were down in confidence but having regained them with wins in their last game, face each other in a World Cup fixture which is crucial to both sides at the County ground here on Friday.

Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha believes that his side’s 34-run DLS victory over Afghanistan can give them confidence to kick-start their ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign.

CARDIFF, Tuesday – Sri Lanka compensated for a disastrous batting collapse with an excellent bowling performance to beat Afghanistan by 34 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis rain rule to record their first win in the 2019 Cricket World Cup at Sophia Gardens here on Tuesday.

Lahiru Thirimanne said Sri Lanka are once bitten, twice shy when it comes to the challenges they’ll face at the ICC Men’s World Cup 2019 after defeat by New Zealand.

LONDON, THURSDAY: Ben Stokes starred in all departments as England began their quest to win the World Cup with a 104-run thrashing of South Africa in the tournament opener at the Oval on Thursday.

With scores below 300 becoming increasingly rare in modern one-day international cricket, a new fan of the sport could be forgiven for thinking that big-hitting batsmen were the nucleus around which the entire game evolved.

The World Cup is yet to begin but Kusal Mendis admits Sri Lanka are playing catch-up on the eve of their opener against New Zealand.

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