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Rangana Herath

Herath Mudiyanselage Rangana Keerthi Bandara Herath (Tamil: ஹேரத் முதியான்சலாகே ரங்கன கீர்த்தி பண்டார ஹேரத்), also known as H. M. R. K. B.

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Rangana Herath was Keshav Maharaj's First Test wicket on home soil!
Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera lead Sri Lanka to crushing win over Zimbabwe by 225 runs in First Test Sri Lank…
Rangana Herath to captain SL in Zimbabwe Test series . Injured Angelo Mathews will be replaced by Upul Tharanga in the squad.
154 - Consecutive balls for which Australia didn't score a run - the most in the history of Test cricket
Late at night when he can't sleep, Rangana Herath is often upset there are only 20 wickets in a match, and that he has…
Rangana Herath Completes 300 Wickets in Test Cricket . He is the Back bone of Sri Lanka's Spin bowling ,,
Rangana Herath is amongst the 5 highest run getters in Tests for the current Sri Lankan squad
And now looking like Pathirana has replaced Rangana Herath!!What a baller he is!!Sri Lanka is looking like a factory of spinners!!.
no need Rabada. Rangana Herath and Amila Aponso is enough.
Rangana Herath has been the only left hander in the team to be able to face confidently!
This piece on Rangana Herath is the biz:.
Yes it's up, my sleep-deprived delirious account of why Rangana Herath is a wombat. .
Who is bigger match winner in tests ? Ravi Ashwin, Rangana Herath or Yasir Shah
Misbah ul Haq + younus khan + Rangana Herath deserves much respect and applause from the cricket loving fans
In a match where Sri Lankan spinners Dilruwan Perera and Rangana Herath wreaked havoc on a typical sub-contin...
In a different life I could have made a fortune on the 20/20 scene. Everyone needs a slow bowler 😃
Rangana herath amazing catch in the world: via
Australia to employ intriguing tactic to counter Rangana Herath in Sri Lanka -
Kaushal Silva & Rangana Herath with Don Bradman's bats from 1934 at MCC Museum
Congratulations to Rangana Herath on becoming the third Sri Lankan to get 300 Test wickets!
Congratulations to Rangana Herath joining elite 300 wicket club. Well played to on a brilliant performance.
Rangana Herath: Sri Lanka's unsung hero who thrives in the shadows...
Congratulations to Rangana Herath on his 300th Test wicket!
Michael Atherton has just compared Rangana Herath to Brian Lara... Am I living in a Parallel Universe... or is he...?
Rangana Herath scored 61 at a strike rate of 61.61. As a person who likes numbers, this makes me smile
Fifties in tests in England:. Virat Kohli: None in 10 innings. Rangana Herath: One.
Rangana Herath: Sri Lanka’s unsung hero who thrives in the shadows
Lovely little piece by on one of my favourite cricketers: the incredibly humble Rangana Herath!
I really happy for our 2nd Innings and i wish to Rangana Herath and Alastair Cook -
ENG vs SL. 2nd Test Achivement. -Alaistar cook become first englishman to score 10,000 runs. -Rangana Herath took...
Rangana Herath's test bowling average has now gone back over 30. Now it's at 30.10.
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"Absolutely, the other batsmen can take lessons from Rangana Herath" . - Angelo Mathews . 😂😂😂 Oh Thiri! 😄
Superb article by about everyone's favourite Tubbster: Bravo Rangana Herath o…
If there's one man deserving of an indescribable and historic honour such as this, it is CER…
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Lanka lost a early wicket today, but Chandimal who scored a century got a good hand from Rangana Herath, who contributed 61 runs.
Rangana Herath too had grabbed. his 300th Test wicket, the third Lankan. to achieve this
Sunday night in Durham was like the Wild West.: BUMBLE AT THE TEST: David Lloyd reviews the final d... Exclusive
Mathews backs 'fearless' youngsters to shine: Angelo Mathews and Rangana Herath are the only men on tour to h...
Moeen Ali,Nathan Lyon, Rangana Herath. and now Dean And you say Indians play spin well!!!
Moeen Ali. Rangana Herath. Now Dean Elgar. It's really time we stopped giving wickets away to mediocre spinners.
Rangana and Senani Herath posing for a pic.
to be more precise, he's at number 3. 1. Rangana Herath. 2. Yasir Shah. 3. Ya know him ;)
left arm spinners as a mutation of Derek Underwood and Rangana Herath!
Rangana Herath must be very pleased he's no longer the only overweight off-spinner on the Test scene.
Samit Patel beating Younis Khan's edge all around the neighbourhood. Man in the Rangana Herath mould.
Rangana Herath picked up both the West Indies wickets to fall on Day Two at Galle.
Rangana Herath will start off on the third day with a slip and a short leg in position.
With one of the true hero's of Sri Lanka cricket. Rangana Herath for SLRC.
Rangana Herath strikes after centurions lead Sri Lanka to 484: . ...
GALLE – Rangana Herath removed openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope cheaply to ... -
Watching rangana herath bowl does bring such joy to my soul eh since ima temporary left arm orthodox spinner 😩
West Indies continue to struggle against Sri Lanka as Rangana Herath takes ... - ABC Online
Herath piles on agony for Windies in Sri Lanka: GALLE (AFP) - Rangana Herath piled on the agon...
West Indies struggling after day two against Sri Lanka: Late wickets to Rangana Herath have helped further pus...
Rangana Herath ensured that Sri Lanka remained on top of the West Indies in the First Test in Galle via
Rangana on agony for West Indies in Sri
Spinner Rangana Herath strikes for Sri Lanka to leave West Indies struggling
1st Test West Indies in troubled waters against all-round Sri Lanka: ?Rangana Herath piled on the agony for th...
Heraths twin strikes peg back Windies in Galle: Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath flexed his bowling muscles as ...
: Sri Lanka in driver’s seat after Rangana Herath removes West Indies openers on Day 2 October 16, 2015 at 03:13AM …
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Rangana Herath bowled Sri Lanka back into the dominant position achieved by their top order and squandered somew...
.& Rangana Herath starred as Sri Lanka took control of the 1st Test:
"When I started playing cricket and when I grew a little older, Rangana Herath and Robin Peterson caught my eye" : Mohammad Asghar
Thanks for the wishes guys and humbled to win the award. Great to have Rangana herath and Angie on the list as well. They …
Nice to read Kumar Sangakkara waxing lyrical on the underrated Rangana Herath:
After the big wicket of Angelo Mathews, the even bigger wicket of Rangana Herath
Age, girth no barrier for Rangana Herath 'aiyya': The 37-year-old, who replaced Bishan Singh Bedi at No. 3 in ...
Rangana Herath is now has the highest Test wickets by a subcontinent left arm spinner passing India's Bishan Singh Bedi (266)
With that wicket Rangana Herath ( 267* ) gone passed the Bishan Bedi ( 266) Most Test wickets by left arm spinners
thank God it was Rangana Herath and not taking rohits wicket. Mayank agarwal is also very talented consider him too.
Sri Lanka dropped test spinner Rangana Herath $ Tharndu Kaushal from their ODI spuad for the 5-match series against Pakistan
Sri Lanka replace Herath with rookies for ODIs: Sri Lanka will not be able to call on veteran spinner Rangana ...
This is interesting,Rangana Herath has been dropped from the ODI squad! Impact have been made folks :) .
Sri Lanka dropped Test Spinners Rangana Herath & Tharindu Kaushal from their ODI squad for the 5-match series against Pakistan.
Was it a mistake leaving out Rangana Herath in the 3rd Test from Sri Lanka's perspective?.
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Sri Lanka choose youngster over Rangana Herath’s experience for Pakistan ODIs - See more at:...
Sri Lanka choose youngster over Rangana Herath's experience for Pakistan ODIs
Meanwhile Sri Lanka have announced the ODI squad for the series against Pakistan. This time no Rangana Herath in the squad for SL.
At the start of this series Rangana Herath was labelled the danger man for Pakistan. Now he's excluded from the upcoming ODI series
Rangana Herath is 37 years old. Kaushal looks like a good replacement, but then, so did Suraj Randiv 5 years ago.
I strongly believe that Rangana Herath could have been a factor in this test.
After Test flop, Herath axed for Pakistan ODIs COLOMBO: Sri Lanka have dropped Test spinners Rangana Herath and Th…
Sri Lanka have dropped test spinners Rangana Herath and Tharindu Kaushal from their one-day squad for the five-match series against Pakista…
Rangana Herath has been dropped from One Day squad:. Squad: Angelo Mathews (capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal...
Rangana Herath and 5th day pitch hmmm
Sri Lanka are surely missing the experience & class of Rangana Herath !.
Sri Lanka struggling without an experience Spinner ,Sadly Rangana Herath is out of form :(
Do you think Rangana Herath could have made a difference here?
Nice stat from - only 2 SL batsmen dismissed for a King pair - Rangana Herath and now Dhammika Prasad both against Pak!
Pakistan left to ponder another batting failure: Pakistan had plans in place to tackle Rangana Herath, but it'...
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A Rangana Herath arm-ball would be very useful right now.
Its been 5 years since Rangana Herath was dropped for a home Test; last dropped against West Indies, for the Galle test in 2010.
5 Years since Rangana Herath has been dropped for a home Test, against West Indies, Galle, 2010. 3rd Test
It must be one of those rare occasions in recent time that Rangana Herath isn't featuring in a test match in Sri Lanka!
Sri Lanka had dropped Rangana Herath playing against Paksitan, big decision & This should be Sri Lanka's youngest Test XI ?
Bad day for both main bowling attacks. SL ka express pace Chameera not playing. And the great Rangana Herath also not playing xD
Rangana Herath's reign as the number 1 ranked Test spinner could soon be over...!!.
Sri Lanka Cricket Legend Kumar Sangakkara won the CEAT Cricketer of the Year award. Rangana Herath best bowler! htt…
Rangana Herath is the Man of the Match and Man of the Series.
Had a conversation at the last Headingley Test about how hard it is to explain why we were cheering dot balls off Rangana Herath
Rangana Herath is doubtful against QF Cricket match & Seekkuge Prasanna is likely to play-CI
Rangana Herath will be fit for the quarters - Thirimanne
Sri Lanka have played down concerns about Angelo Mathews' Achilles pain and said that Rangana Herath was likely...
I hope rangana herath will have enough time to recover for quarter final
SL vc Lahiru Thirimanne rates Rangana Herath an 80 per cent chance to recover from split webbing on hand in time for quarter-finals.
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Come back soon RANGANA HERATH we will not make it past the quarter with this lot
Sri Lankan slow bowlers, sans Rangana Herath, look to be in no shape to rein in the runs during the middle overs.
No one is able to pick Rangana Herath. Even the selectors couldn't pick him till today.
Rangana Herath's split finger remains a concern for Sri Lanka, who have called Tharindu Kaushal up as cover for...
Kithruwan Withanage & Tharindu Kaushal to be flown into Australia to standby for Dinesh Chandimal & Rangana Herath
Kithruwan Vithanage and Tharidu Kaushal to be sent to Australia as stand by replacements for injured Chandimal and Rangana Herath-SLC
Kithruwan Withanage and P.H.T Kaushal to be flown into Australia to stand by for Dinesh Chandimal and Rangana Herath -
SLC is sending and PHT Kaushal as cover up for injured Dinesh Chandimal and Rangana Herath.
Kithuruwan Vithanage and Tharindu Kaushal will leave for Australia today as stand by for Rangana Herath, Kusal will replace injured Chandi
You're in awe of Chandimal? Well in all honesty, Rangana Herath would bat really well against a Shane Watson on decline.
Clearly Sri Lanka are missing Rangana Herath's nagging accuracy. Senanayake & Prasanna have been countered superbly.
Anyone missed Rangana Herath today sooo sooo badly..
Seekkuge Prasanna will go to Australia as a stand by for injured Rangana Herath who split his finger during the ENGvSL mat…
Spin being introduced to the attack for the first time. A slow left arm with a resemblance to Rangana Herath.
Spinner Rangana Herath has been ruled out after splitting the webbing between his spin fingers in their last...
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Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath ruled out of clash against Australia after splitting the webbing between his spin finge…
Sri Lanka have suffered a double injury blow with batsman Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out of the World Cup and spinner Rangana Herath likely t…
Of course..now it makes sense! And here I was... suspecting Rangana Herath was a Kashmiri Pandit!
SL number one spinner Rangana Herath & haven't been selected for the
Herath stresses accuracy for spinners. Rangana Herath believes it is precision that will bring spinners success...
For those who did not understand, Rangana Herath is a SL player
New Zealand outclass Sri Lanka to win Cricket World Cup opener by 98 runs: Rangana Herath walks from the field...
Day 1 of the 2015 CWC and we have our 1st 50- Brendon McCullum,1st 100-Aaron Finch, 1st wicket- Rangana Herath & 1st hat-trick- Steven Finn
38.2:196/7,0 runs,Rangana Herath is the new man in. on
Rangana Herath got the ball to turn and Daniel Vettori has also managed to extract some bite from the track
Other than Rangana Herath no one in Sri Lankan Cricket team even heard of around the wicket bowling. Shame on Mali and Kule — feeling sad
In comes SL's highest Partnership-Breaking Impact bowler, Rangana Herath. Can he get the breakthrough here?.
111/1 New Zealand, Rangana Herath bags the wicket of McCullum for 65 runs
Herath takes first wicket of 2015 World Cup: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath took the first wicket of the 2015 Worl...
Rangana Herath Canny as ever ! Only going for 36 runs off his 8 overs and getting the precious wicket of Baz !
New Zealand 146/2 (25.1 ov),Rangana Herath bowling his 08th over !
Rangana Herath should bowl to Ross Taylor in order to get him out
Rangana Herath is amazing. So so slow through the air but gets just the right amount of zip on the ball. That is genius.
Rangana Herath is magic. Somehow manages to be an excellent ODI bowler while looking like a club cricketer!
Rangana Herath - a small, chubby bloke who walks in off 2 paces and bowls unplayable non-spinners. . Sounds familiar...
GamikaDe: Rangana Herath is the one who would make a difference for us in bowling department.
Rangana Herath always threatened to become a Romesh Powar. Has failed so far!
Assuming you're watching Sri Lanka-New Zealand right now? Get excited for some Rangana Herath, the Eric O'Flaherty of cricket.
Even Rangana Herath's presence made a difference. He doesn't have to take wickets, which he did not :D
Brendon McCullum 1164 runs and Rangana Herath 60 wkts in 2014. . Today at Wellington: former dismissed for a duck and latter 2-0-7-0.
Meanwhile Rangana Herath is about to go wicketless in this innings.
Somewhere I'll miss watching Rangana Herath vs Brendon McCullum. Anyway good to see the beast back in the pavilion.
The last over of Rangana Herath is show that he try to use speed variation in this wicket & accuracy to contain one end
probably bring Rangana Herath who has great success with ( 31 wickets at an average of 19.58)
Best T20 bowling figures of 2014: Rangana Herath 5 wickets for 3 runs in 3.3 overs against New Zealand at the ICC...
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New Zealand have struggled against Rangana in the 4 Tests he has played against them. Herath's figures vs NZ: 31 wickets at 19.58
Sri Lanka wait on Rangana Herath fitness for second Test |
New Zealand v Sri Lanka: Rangana Herath to return as visitors... |
New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Wellington, Preview: Concerns Friday over injuries to Tim Southee and Rangana Herath disrupted p...
Sri Lanka will be boosted by the return of spin ace Rangana Herath for the second Test against the Black Caps,...
Rangana Herath the leading wicket taker for 2014 (Test) is back into the team
From when Herath last played a Test series against New Zealand: --
Sachithra Senanayake may play tomorrow as the replacement of Rangana Herath who got injured during the training.
Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath out of 5th and 6th ODIs vs England due to injury. Sachithra Senanayake replaces him
Rangana Herath injured at today's practices. Sachithra Senanayake to replace next 2 ODIs
Sachithra Senanayake replaces injured Rangana Herath for the next two ODI against England - SLC.
Sachithra Senanayake will play for the next two ODI s against as Rangana Herath has been injured.
Rangana Herath has been injured at today's practices, he will be replaced by Sachithra Senanayake for the next 2 ODIs
New Zealanders need a Rangana Herath to do the magic here. Unluckily, they haven't got any!
why dd icc give best t20 performance to Finch it should be rangana herath single handedly change the fortune of SL who won the t20wc
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Just wonder if Rangana Herath's nick name is golu :p :p
Rangana herath has not been at his best in this match bowling towards leg side😒..ur line should be middle and leg
Being run out by Rangana Herath is like being run out by Jabba the Hutt.
You know something has gone very badly wrong if you get run out by Rangana Herath.
Marcus North, Rangana Herath, Nathan Hauritz...now its Mark Craig's turn to be made a superstar.
Active Test cricketers who made their debuts in 1990s: . Shivnarine Chanderpaul. Rangana Herath. Daniel Vettori returns today. …
If 50 over allowed to bowl in ODI for individual bowlers.Rangana herath will bowl from Lankans.
2nd ODI Match. Rangana Herath get a breakthrough of Ian Bell, GONE for 11, ENG 36/2 after 8.2 overs. LIVE:
Well as Narine is uncertain, I think Rangana Herath could be nice, has been very successful off late
Angelo Mathews has been named as the captain of the ICC Test Team of the year 2014 that also includes in Kumar Sangakkara and Rangana Herath.
Rangana Herath and Jimmy Anderson. These two are at par. Scalped quite amount of wickets. Their year
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"He's a really good bowler and can be hard to pick him most of the times." Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali talks about Rangana Herath.
Rangana Herath spun his magic around the Pakistan batting line-up once again, returning figures of 4 for 46, to take Sri Lanka closer to a win in the second ...
Match facts August 14-18, 2014 Start time 1000 local (0430 GMT) Galle decked itself up to bid farewell to Mahela Jayawardene, and his home ground, the SSC, will no doubt do the same ©ESPNcricinfo Ltd Big Picture The umbrellas went up in Galle almost as soon as Angelo Mathews had swatted away the winning runs for Sri Lanka. Making their way back to the dressing room as the drizzle intensified, Pakistan's players must have wondered how on earth they lost the Test match after scoring 451 in the first innings. Whether it was their Test-match rustiness or an outcome of over-caution in their second innings, Pakistan simply didn't maintain their standard of play over five days. Against a team as buoyant as Mathews' Sri Lanka, you cannot afford to do that. Over the following days, Pakistan's spirits were further dampened by news of Saeed Ajmal being reported for a suspect action. It is a cliche that Pakistan are at their most dangerous when they have their backs to the wall, but Misbah-ul-Haq's team will have to ...
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Rangana Herath has 19 five-wicket haul in an inns in Tests, the 3rd most by any left-handed bowler after Wasim Akram (25) & DVettori (20).
Mathews hails Herath - Angelo Mathews lavished praise on Rangana Herath after he helped Sri Lanka ...
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Rangana Herath has become the first bowler to 50 INTL wicket in 2014 - next close; James Anderson (46), Broad (43) & S…
Rangana Herath perforamace 6/48 vs Pakistan on the final day of 1st Test pushed him up to No. 6 in the Test bowling rankings
Since start of 2009, Rangana Herath has taken 20 five-wicket haul, the most by anyone in international matches.
Bowling card for Sri Lanka: Five wickets for Dilruwan Perera, 3 wickets for Rangana Herath & 2 wickets for Dhammika Prasad.
The stories of Shaminda Eranga and Rangana Herath sum up the Sri Lanka team, an under-prepared, under-financed group who refused to beaten by England
Sri Lanka hang on for thrilling draw 16 June 2014, 19:46 The First Test between England and Sri Lanka finished in a thrilling draw after the hosts grabbed six wickets in the final session of the fifth day at Lord's on Monday. James Anderson bowled his heart out to finish with 4-25, but the match went down to the wire when the ninth wicket fell off the first delivery of the final over as Rangana Herath was given out caught behind off Stuart Broad. Replays showed the ball coming off his glove after the hand came off the bat handle, but Sri Lanka did not use one of the two reviews they had in hand. Last man, Nuwan Pradeep, saw out three deliveries, and was then trapped in front by Broad. The batsmen immediately reviewed the decision, and a huge inside edge was evident on Hot Spot, resulting in the call to be overturned. The final ball was edged, but fell short of second slip. Earlier, the match was sliding inexorably towards a draw on Monday, with the tourists still 226 runs short of an unlikely victory when ...
Eng bolstered by Ballance maiden ton 15 June 2014, 19:42 Gary Ballance scored his maiden test century to help England extend their lead to 390 at stumps on the fourth day of the First Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's on Sunday. Earlier, Sri Lanka seamer Shaminda Eranga took three wickets in quick succession as England collapsed. England were 117 for five in their second innings at tea, a lead of 239, after Eranga had dismissed Sam Robson, skipper Alastair Cook and Ian Bell. Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath followed up by removing Joe Root, whose unbeaten 200 had been the cornerstone of England's first innings 575 for nine declared, and debutant Moeen Ali. Gary Ballance was 25 not out and Matt Prior 13 not out. A docile pitch had so far largely frustrated both attacks in the first match of this two-test series. But Eranga defied the sluggish surface with a dynamic spell of three wickets for three runs in 21 balls after lunch. Cook was caught behind for 28 before Australia-born Robson completed an unsuccessf ...
England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 2nd day Root double-ton exhausts Sri Lanka The Report by David Hopps June 13, 2014 Dip your bread, Joe Root will have been told since childhood on days like this. Like Oliver Twist, he dipped his bread and then asked to dip it some more. Sri Lanka did not possess a bowler with the capability to scold him. The outcome was that he became the fourth-youngest England batsman to hit a double-century, a poster boy for a new generation. This was a bountiful Lord's batting surface and the Sri Lanka attack had serious limitations, but Root's response over eight-and-a-half hours was impeccable. There was a uniformity in his progress. He reached his hundred just before the close on the first day. His 150 followed from the last ball of the session, another clip through midwicket, an area where he was highly productive, this time off the left-arm spinner Rangana Herath. Herath, too, was lapped for the runs that brought up his 200, an immediate declaration, and an infecti ...
"Rangana Herath, following in a fine tradition of portly Sri Lanka cricketers, continues to tweak after lunch. Slip, short leg, short cover, with the gum-chewing Plunkett doing all he can to get the ball away. Dance, swipe, block, heave. Four through mid-wicket from the final ball." God, I've missed the amusing text commentary of the test cricket on BBC Sport website :-)
Team News - Kusal Perera replaces Dinesh Chandimal and Ajantha Mendis comes in for Rangana Herath!
SL VS ENG 4th ODI England won the toss & elected to bowl first. Dinesh Chandimal and Rangana Herath are replaced by Kusal Perera and Ajantha Mendis..!!
England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's Teams news Angelo Mathews suggested Lahiru Thirimanne will be given a longer run at opener after the last match, but they may be tempted to bring in Kusal Perera into the side, displacing Thirimanne down the order. The visitors will hope to play two spinners, but have Thisara Perera in reserve if the conditions are more suited to quick bowling. Sri Lanka (probable): 1 Tillakaratne Dilshan, 2 Lahiru Thirimanne, 3 Kumar Sangakkara (wk), 4 Mahela Jayawardene 5. Dinesh Chandimal, 6. Angelo Mathews (capt.), 7. Ashan Priyanjan, 8. Nuwan Kulasekara, 9 Sachithra Senanayake, 10 Rangana Herath/Thisara Perera, 11. Lasith Malinga Pitch and conditions The recent T20 double header saw the wicket go very slow for the second 40 overs and several Championship matches have seen some low first-innings totals but Lord's wickets for internationals are generally excellent. The weather forecast is dry. Copyright from Page Admin -
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Rangana Herath I so believe in you please save our *** ..
Sri Lanka need 119 on the board. Rangana Herath will do the rest. Or wil he?
won the toss and elected to field first against in the 3rd ODI in Manchester. Rangana Herath in for Dammika Prasad.
Sri Lanka have one change from the game at Durham, Rangana Herath replaces Prasad.
wher is rangana herath man. He is playing today
almost the same team but i guess Rangana Herath will replace Dhammika Prasad. other than that same team.. GO LIONS GO...
Injured Lakmal out of ODI series via Rangana Herath was added as replacement
SL tour of Eng: Rangana called for injured Suranga -
One-day series: Sri Lanka call up third spinner Rangana Herath
Sri Lanka call for Herath: Sri Lanka have changed track with their replacement for injured...
Herath joins Sri Lanka squad: Sri Lanka have added spinner Rangana Herath to their squad for the remainder of ...
Rangana Herath was named as replacement for Suranga Lakmal, who had been ruled out of the ongoing England tour due to an injury. - SLC
Herath Replaces Injured Lakmal: Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has been drafted into Sri Lanka's tou...
Rangana Herath to join the SL ODI squad for the injured Lakmal. More spin for you!!!
Suranga Lakmal will be flown back to Sri Lanka and will be replaced by Rangana Herath
News: . Lakmal out. of. Series Between England v Srilanka Rangana Herath. to replace. injured. Suranga Lakmal "M_W"
Why didn't Faukner bowled a wide ? Just like Rangana Herath did to Sehwag, remember?
London city tour with rangana herath
Sri Lanka Test cricketer Rangana Herath was felicitated by his alma mater Maliyadeva College Kurunegala at their college hall recently.
Sri Lanka's World Cup hero Rangana Herath, who in recent years has been surprisingly axed for crucial World Cup fixtures despite being in good form, has referred to the incidents as "setbacks" and said he has taken it all in his stride.
Sri Lanka introduce Rangana Herath into the attack LIVE SCORE
Rangana Herath bowled Sri Lanka into the semi-finals of the World T20, taking 5 for 3 against New Zealand:
31 March 2014 would be remembered as a day in T20 international cricket when three 'lands' crashed out of the World Cup - England, Holland and New Zealand. Meanwhile, Holland became an associate team that trashed three teams out of the tournament - Zimbabwe, Ireland and England. And indeed this day would be remembered for magical figures of Rangana Herath. PS - Masjid dha de, Mandir dha de, dha de jo kucch dainda Par kisi da dil na dhain, Rab dilaan vich rehnda. (Demolish temples, demolish mosques, demolish anything you want. But never demolish a heart - Almighty resides there) - Bulle Shah.
What a bowling spell by Rangana Herath today--5 wkts for three runs. Its incredible, isn't it?New Zealand badly lost the opportunity and now we have to first defeat Windies today and then see off the third of the Big-three countries insha Allah.
Herath fifer takes Sri Lanka into semis March 31, 2014 10:08 pm A remarkable spell of bowling by left arm spinner Rangana Herath (3.3-2-3-5) saw Sri Lanka pull off a remarkable 59-run victory against New Zealand to book their berth in the semifinals of the ICC World Twenty20 tournament. Playing his first match of the tournament proper, the spinner remarkably claimed five wickets for three runs as New Zealand managed only 60 in 15.3 overs. With the victory, Sri Lanka joined South Africa in the last four from Group One. New Zealand began their chase one batsman short after all-rounder Corey Anderson dislocated a finger trying to take a catch. Herath took four wickets in his first three overs to leave the Kiwis reeling at 29 for five in the eighth over. Kane Williams (42), the only Kiwi batsman to manage double digits, tried his best to offer some resistance but could not stop New Zealand from folding for their lowest total in 20-over cricket. Leading Sri Lanka in the absence of Dinesh Chandimal, who served ...
Well done (Y) Amazing fightback, Herath you beauty...!!! Sri Lanka 119 (19.2/20 ov) New Zealand 60 (15.3/20 ov) Sri Lanka won by 59 runs. Player of the match : Rangana Herath 3.3ov 3-5 Herath's 5/3 is the cheapest 5-wkt haul in T20s. Prev best: 6/5 by Arul Suppaiah for Somerset v Glamorgan (Cardiff 2011) Also 3rd Best Bowling figures in T20Is. Last time Rangana Herath played a T20I was in the 2012 vs Pak at Colombo (4-0-25-3) Last 2 T20I games: 7.3-2-28-8 Other Stats :- Kane Williamson 42 out of 60 (70%) a record in T20Is Prev: 65.69% David Warner (90*/137) Aus v SL at SCG Jan 2013 SL won both games Lasith Malinga first T20I captain to bat at no 11 :)
3.3-2-3-5 ! Yes, you read that right. Rangana Herath and Sri Lanka rout New Zealand
Sri Lanka spin into semis: Sri Lanka reached the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 thanks to a Rangana Herath-...
Great to see Rangana Herath, the original mystery spinner, tearing it up for Sri Lanka. He's got 3 wickets for 0 runs. NZ 23/4
Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2013-14 Pace attack's image has transformed - Lakmal Sri Lanka's pace attack arrived in the UAE with a poor reputation, but two Tests into the series, they may have already transformed their image, fast bowler Suranga Lakmal believes. Lakmal, Shaminda Eranga and Nuwan Pradeep had been instrumental in the Dubai victory that has seen their team achieve an unassailable series lead, having taken seven wickets for 132 between them in the first innings of that match. Fast bowling had appeared Sri Lanka's most conspicuous frailty before the series, and Rangana Herath's left-arm spin expected to be the major attacking threat, yet it is on the fast bowlers' tireless efforts that the team has achieved the biggest advantage in the field. Lakmal has claimed nine scalps at a better average than Herath to lead Sri Lanka's wicket-takers' list, and as a trio, the visiting pacemen have comfortably outbowled the opposition attack. "In the past there was a feeling that the fast bowlers aren't effective, ...
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SL solid despite Karunaratne loss Tea Sri Lanka 204 and 71 for 1 (Silva 32*, Sangakkara 14*) trail Pakistan 383 (Younis 136, Misbah 135, Eranga 3-80) by 108 runs Live scorecard and ball-by-ball details Suranga Lakmal and Shaminda Eranga found the right lengths and repeatedly got the ball to deviate off the pitch © AFP Enlarge Related Links Matches: Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi Series/Tournaments: Sri Lanka tour of United Arab Emirates Teams: Pakistan | Sri Lanka After restricting Pakistan's first-innings lead to 179, Sri Lanka's top three ensured the damage against the new-ball was kept to a minimum as they added 71 runs for the loss of Dimuth Karunaratne. It continued the good work started by their bowlers, who picked up the remaining six wickets on the third morning for 56 runs to limit the lead. The openers gave Sri Lanka their second solid start in the match, scoring 47 in 15. 1 overs while staying firm during a testing spell from Junaid Khan, Rahat Ali and Bilawal Bhatti. Karunaratne was dismis ...
Rangana Herath picked up the last three wickets,. Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi,
1st Final - CB Series 2012 March. Rangana Herath Caught Mathew Wade at the fence of Long On.
CRICKET:. PAK/SL, 1st Test. 129.1: WICKET! Misbah-ul-Haq (135) is out, c Kumar Sangakkara b Rangana Herath, 383 all out. Kazim.
Last three Pakistani wickets in four balls for Rangana Herath. . The next best thing to a hat-trick!.
Rangana Herath on a hat-trick. Rahat ali gone for golden Duck.
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Rangana Herath gets his 1st wicket of the innings. Saeed Ajmal gone for duck. Pakistan are 378/8. Lead by 174 runs.
Younis, Misbah centuries spur Pakistan to 327-4 Pakistan rode on centuries by Younis Khan and captain Misbah-ul-Haq to finish the second day of the First Test on a healthy 327-4 and 123-run lead against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Khan hit 19 fours and a six in his 23rd Test century, an unblemished 136 off 198 balls, before he was bowled off an inside edge off Shaminda Eranga (2-63). Misbah ground out an unbeaten 105 off 250 balls with 13 fours and will resume the third day with Asad Shafiq unbeaten on 12. Misbah's and Khan's 218-run stand has placed Sri Lanka in a tight corner as their bowlers struggled to contain Pakistan's two most experienced batsmen. Sri Lanka twice missed dismissing Misbah on 69 when Mahela Jayawardene dropped a sitter, and on 76 they didn't go for a TV referral when fast bowler Suranga Lakmal (1-84) could have earned an lbw verdict after onfield umpire Richard Kettleborough of England turned down a strong appeal. Sri Lanka started off well by claiming two wickets inside the first *** . ...
Cricket: Ton-up Younis, Misbah defy Sri Lanka in First Test AFP - 56 mins ago Younis Khan hit a brilliant hundred and Misbah-ul Haq a chancy fifty as Pakistan established a lead on the second day of the First Test in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Younis was unbeaten on 103 for his 23rd hundred and Misbah was 74 not out as Pakistan reached 251-3 at tea in reply to Sri Lanka's first innings total of 204. Pakistan now lead by 47 runs and with Younis and Misbah sharing 168 for the unbroken fourth wicket stand, Pakistan look for a match-winning edge. Younis hit spinner Rangana Herath for his 13th boundary to complete his hundred, taking just 47 balls for his second fifty runs. He has also hit a six. Younis equalled Javed Miandad's record of 23 centuries, the third highest for Pakistan in the list topped by Inzamam-ul Haq (25) and Mohammad Yousuf (24). Misbah had luck on his side as he was dropped by Mahela Jayawardene when on 69, as he tried to paddle sweep Herath and the fielder moving to leg-slip failed to hold an ...
Rangana Herath From Sri Lanka has bowled 633.2 overs against Pakistan in 13 Test matches at an average of approximately 49 overs per match. Must be some sort of record
Rangana Herath has 200 test wickets 169 in ASIA!! :P 136 at HOME!!! :P 51 vs PAKISTAN!!! :P
Sri Lanka recovered from an absolute rut to give their innings some respectability through Angelo Mathews’ controlled aggression. Otherwise it would have been a bizarre total. If Pakistan’s comeback was mind-blowing then Sri Lanka’s collapse was pathetic. Junaid and Bhatti made the Lankan batsmen to toil but there had been some poor shot selection by the Lankan batsmen. I blame the Lankan officials for not giving enough importance to Test cricket for this. So far, this year, they have played just 3 Test matches which is absolutely unacceptable. How badly the arena of Test cricket missed the magic of Mahela and Sangakkara! If you have noticed Mahela’s presence at the crease then you would have seen how shaky he was with the bat. Why? It was nothing but lack of playing Test cricket. Again, the kind of stroke Sanga executed, which brought his downfall, was sure to remain on the ground rather than in the air only if Sanga had played enough of Test cricket. No matter how bigger a legend you are if you ...
Too many retirements The year 2013 dawned and starred at the death of Tony Greig, Michael Hussey’s retirement announcement, change in ODI rules and the historic India-Pakistan series. Little did it know that more heart-breaks await. Summing up From an Australian collapse to an Australian victory. That pretty much sums up cricket in 2013. The cricketing year 2013 was a complete package – a whole load of retirements, double Ashes, South Africa becoming the top Test nation, an Australian collapse and revival, IPL and CLT20 continues, match fixing, corruption, several greats inducted into ICC Hall of fame, count down to the 2015 World Cup and many more. Recap A lonely walk to the middle amidst emotional spectators at a distance and a salute to the pitch in his own style, Sachin Tendulkar departed the arena emotionally. His farewell speech left a lump in every fan’s throat. 24 years, 200 Tests, 100 international centuries, 34000 runs and many more achieved by this little man. 2013 – a year of retiremen ...
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ICC Test Rankings: Vernon Philander of Soth Africa at No.1, Dale Steyn at No.2, Rangana Herath at No.3, Saeed Ajmal at No.4 by ...
Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Talha will get the chance make up for nearly five years of disappointment in the First Test against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi. Talha made his debut in March 2009 in a Test against Pakistan in Lahore which had to be abandoned when the visiting team's bus was attacked by terrorists. Talha is is joined in the Pakistan line-up by recalled fast bowler Umar Gul and all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez whose three centuries in the one-day international series in the UAE against Sri Lanka earned him his call-up. Gul is back in the Pakistan Test picture for the first time since the series with South Africa in February and had been out with injury until the ODI series with Sri Lanka. Injured fast bowler Mohammad Irfan misses out against Sri Lanka for the Test series but has travelled to the UAE to do rehabilitation work with physio Dale Naylor after suffering a hairline fracture to his hip bone. Pakistan's batting will revolve around the experienced pair of Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan while the ...
First Test: Pakistan have won the toss and elected to field first. Ahmad Shahzad and Bilawal Bhatti making their debuts. Mahela Jayawardene and Rangana Herath back in the Sri Lankan line up.
The Rangana Herath v Saeed Ajmal dynamic has already been played down by the teams, but, with two of the finest spinners in the world about to play on responsive surfaces, it is the most exciting head-to-head of the tour. The last time they played in the same series, they ended up as the top wicket-takers, with the same number of wickets. Herath had the better average and economy rate, but Ajmal struck in fewer deliveries. The Sri Lankan spinner weaves a web and waits for his prey to entangle themselves in it, while the Pakistan bowler steals close and pounces. It is a collision of slow-bowling philosophies, and it has the potential to be the defining factor in the series.
First Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka tomorrow in Abu Dhabi. Here are some stats for you courtesy Cricket South ASIA - Kumar Sangakkara averages a staggering 89.23 against Pakistan, and 95.5 when Ajmal is part of the Pakistani bowling line up. - Ajmal has dismissed Sangakkara only 3 times in 9 tests. - Pakistan have won the two most recent test matches in Abu Dhabi, and drawn the other two. - Rangana Herath has picked up 51 wickets against Pakistan - the most he has picked up against any opposition. - Last six tests between Pakistan and Sri Lanka: Pak won 1, SL won 1, Drawn 4 - Sri Lanka's front line bowler Suranga Lakmal averages 65.75 in tests per wicket. He has never taken more than 4 wickets in a test match.
Ace Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath is hoping lack of Tests will not affect his bowling in the first of three Tests against Pakistan starting in Abu Dhabi from Tuesday.
Bangladesh Cricket Review 2013: 2013 starts with BPL-2 where winner was Dhaka Gladiators. BPL-2 was a positive Tournament during the Matches. BPL were produced more and more youngsters and some good leadership from the seniors such as mushfiqur rahim. But it turned ugly at the match between Dhaka and Chittagong. Some assumes that Ashrafull and his team mates were involve in some sort fixing. Ashrafull confirmed that he was involve on the other hand his Team mate wasn't. After that incident BCB and Selectors were looking for the positives about the tournament. looking for the positive they found players like Samsur , Mominul , Anamul and many more. With Positive note of that tournament Bangladesh looks to do something big at Sri Lanka. Talking about Big , in the First Test Mushfiqur Rahim score 200 and became the first Bangladeshi to score 200 in Test International. On the same innings Mohammed Ashrafull made 191 just missed out of scoring a 200. On the Smae innings Nasir Hossain Made his maiden Test Hundr ...
Abu Dhabi (UAE), Dec 30 2013 : Rangana Herath has a history of troubling Pakistan batsmen in testmatches and the form of Sri Lanka's premier leftarm spinner will likely again be vital when the sides start their three-test series on Tuesday. Herath missed his team's 3-2 loss in the one-day series du...
THIS DAY 30TH DEC THAT YEAR 2011 Sri Lanka's First Test win in South Africa ended a spell of a year and a half without a victory in the format - since Muttiah Muralitharan retired. After losing by an innings in Centurion, Sri Lanka arrived in Durban, where they put up 338 in the first innings, in the face of an inspired performance by debutant fast bowler Marchant de Lange, who took seven wickets. South Africa collapsed in their reply, to the unlikely left-arm pace and spin pair of Chanaka Welegedara and Rangana Herath, Kumar Sangakkara scored his first hundred in the country, and South Africa then fell in a heap again (Jacques Kallis got his first pair in Tests), losing by 208 runs.
The 35-year-old left-armer is seen as Sri Lanka's answer to Pakistan's off-spinner Saeed Ajmal in the Tests but Rangana Herath said he was not concerned with the hype.
Rangana Herath, the Sri Lanka left-arm spinner, has expressed concern about his country's lack of Test matches this year, with their last long-format game being played more than nine months ago, at home against Bangladesh - Cricket news from Pakistan v Sri Lanka
VIDEO: Nathan McCullum smashed 25 runs off the final over of Rangana Herath and win it for New Zealand. NZ needed 20 runs in the last over.
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Rangana Herath is a pretty *** handy left arm spinner. 3rd in the bowler rankings behind Steyn and Philander.
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my top choice is the Sri Lankan Rangana Herath, underrated and can do the job outside of Sri Lanka
Stats: Most number of Test wickets by left arm bowlers. 10. Ravi Shastri (IND) - 151 wickets. 9. Rangana Herath...
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The SLC release said Rangana Herath had been rested from the Twenty20 squad because of the volume of cricket he has played in recent times, and given Sri Lanka's busy schedule until the 2015 World Cup. He does find a place in the ODI squad M
Sachin Tendulkar was the last remaining player who made his Test debut in the 1980s. You're right about Shivnarine Chanderpaul- he made his Test debut in March 1994, and reached 150 caps in Mumbai just as Tendulkar reached 200. Only six other men who have played Tests this year made their debuts in the 1990s, and one of those (Ray Price) has also announced his retirement. The others are Jacques Kallis (Test debut in 1995-96), Mahela Jayawardene and Harbhajan Singh (both 1997-98), and Rangana Herath and Tillakaratne Dilshan (both 1999-2000).
Nathan McCullum in last 4 balls : 6 4 6 6 and wins the match for New Zealand againstT Sri Lanka in the 5th ODI. Target was 198 in 23 overs. Rangana Herath co...
Cricket: Sri Lanka bat against New Zealand Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and chose to bat in the second one-day international against New Zealand in Hambantota on Tuesday. The first match on Sunday at the same venue was rained off, with the Black Caps on 13-1 off 4.2 overs in reply to the home team's 288-9. Bad weather is also expected to hit Tuesday's match as rain clouds gathered over the southern coastal town. New Zealand: Kyle Mills (capt), Tom Latham, Anton Devcich, Rob Nicol, Grant Elliott, Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi, James Neesham, Nathan McCullum, Adam Milne, Andrew Ellis. Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath, Sachithra Senanayake. Umpires: Bruce Oxenford (AUS) and Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SRI) TV umpire: Raveendra Wimalasiri (SRI) Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG)
What is the full Name of Srilankan Cricketer of Rangana Herath..??. Also hv 1clu. H.M.R.K.B. HERATH
Winning start key - AB 2013-10-29 Sharjah - South African captain AB de Villiers vowed to attack Pakistan for a winning start at the opening one-day match in Sharjah on Wednesday despite his team being down two key playmakers. The Proteas are missing both star batsman Hashim Amla and spearhead Dale Steyn for the first two matches of the five match one-day series. But De Villiers insists his team are brimming with confidence, especially after they managed to square the Test series 1-1, winning the second showdown in Dubai by an innings and 92 runs. "We didn't have much time for preparation so its really up for us mentally to get prepared but it's important to have a good start, get used to the conditions and adapt as quickly as possible and attack them in areas where they are not strong," said De Villiers on Tuesday. "Dale needed some rest but hopefully he will join us in good stead," said De Villiers of the paceman who returned home for rest but will be available from the third match in Abu Dhabi on Novem ...
Sri Lanka A surrendered haplessly to the spin of Sachithra Senanayake and Rangana Herath, managing only 125 in response to the opposition's 501, and perhaps would have been staring squarely at defeat, had Board XI chosen to enforce the follow-on.
Senanayake, Herath destroy SL ‘A’ for 125: Exceptional spin by Sachiththra Senanayake and Rangana Herath of Sr...
In the ICC test rankings for bowlers, there are only 4 spinners: Rangana Herath, Saeed Ajmal, Graeme Swann and R Ashwin. Which is your favourite and why?
No logic in opposing use of two new balls in ODIs It looks like a classic case of trying to fix something that is not broken. It is understood the subcontinent lobby is not happy with the two new-ball rule for one-dayers and tried its best for a recommendation to get it scrapped at this week’s ICC Chief Executives Meeting in Dubai. Their fear is that it affects spinners, their strong point. One wonders if these Boards consulted their bowlers. Good chance, they didn’t. The opposition ironically comes at a time when slow bowlers are dominating in the 50-over game, the proof being the ICC ODI bowlers’ rankings where four in the top-five are spinners. Big advantage India are said to be the biggest opponents of the rule, when their spinner, Ravindra Jadeja, is No 2 in the rankings. West Indies’ Sunil Narine is No 1, Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal is third and Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath fifth. England’s Steve Finn is in the only pacer in the top five, at fourth. For the BCCI, the fact that their biggest o ...
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Team and Match Preview Continue: Kandurata Maroons One of the last teams to make it to the tournament, Kandurata hogged the headlines for all the wrong reasons. The sordid saga involving Kumar Sangakkara and the officials of Sri Lanka cricket (SLC) were the major news items across the cricketing world. An angry Sangakkara blasted the officials while reaffirming his loyalty to his home team. With a host of talented internationals in their fray and pitches which should help their style of play, it will be no surprise if the team turn out to be the dark horses of the tournament. With quality in their ranks such as Sangakkara himself, and the presence of young heads like Lahiru Jayaratne and Shehan Jayasuriya, Kandurata will quietly fancy their chances. The Stars: Kumar Sangakkara, Upul Tharanga, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ajanta Mendis and Rangana Herath.
Sangakkara up against his IPL team: Match Facts September 17, 2013 Start time 2000 (1430 GMT) While this match represents a Champions League debut for Kandurata Maroons and Sunrisers Hyderabad, both teams will know just how vital it is to hit the ground running in what could potentially be a short tournament for either side. Both teams need to win at least two of the three qualification matches to have a strong chance of making the main draw. This will be the first time these sides face each another, so Kumar Sangakkara will play an influential role in providing some insight on the inner workings of Hyderabad. Thisara Perera can also shed some light on Kandurata, as a number of his compatriots make up the roster. Both teams have strong bowling departments that include several international players. Kandurata possess some of the best T20 players in the world, and feature a spin attack which includes Rangana Herath, Ajantha Mendis and Suraj Randiv, backed by the ever-dependable Nuwan Kulasekera. Hyderabad a ...
Lasith Malinga, Mahela Jayawardene and Rangana Herath will not feature in the final ODI against the Proteas today - They are being rested.
Mahela Jayawardena, Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath will rest during tomorrow's fifth one day match with South Africa.-SLC
Sri Lanka pulls off a massive victory beating India by 161 runs in the West Indies Tri-Nation Series Tuesday. India won the toss and set Sri Lanka to bat at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica. Mahela Jayawardena with 107 and Upul Tharanga with a massive 174 out of 159 balls took Sri Lanka to 348/1 setting a formidable target for India. India in reply was bundled up for 187 in 44.5 overs with Rangana Herath taking 3 wickets and Lasith Malinga and Sachithra Senanayake each taking two wickets.
Rangana Herath is pumped after picking up Shikhar Dhawan's wicket via
Match Commentary Monday 17 Jun, The Oval Mitchell Johnson looked good with the ball today, picking up 3 wickets for 48 runs from his 10 overs. Xavier Doherty bowled with good control to concede just 30 runs from his 10 overs, however Australia will be perhaps more worried than pleased with the amount of turn he was getting, given that Rangana Herath is in the opposition ranks. If Sri Lanka manage to restrict Australia to 164 runs or less, they will go through top of Group A. A classy 84 from Mahela Jayawardene propels Sri Lanka to a decent total of 253 here at The Oval. The veteran looked in fine form, rarely offering a sniff of a chance to the Australian attack. His 50 run stand with Dinesh Chandimal came from just 46 balls and he provided real impetus to the innings. You would feel that that this total is chaseable but the problem for Australia is that they to do it in 29.1 overs if they wish to progress to the semi-finals. Australia require 254 runs to win Innings Break Over 50 (9 runs, 1 wicket)SL 253 ...
England v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval. England target semi-final berth. Match Facts June 13, 2013, The Oval Start time 1pm (1200 GMT) England were too rigid, too slow and too one-dimensional at Edgbaston - probably why they thumped Australia by 48 runs. The familiar concerns over England's shortcomings were rolled out at lunch on Saturday, only to be wheeled away at the close. England have a knack for getting it right on the night, particularly in ODIs at home, and should they get the job done against Sri Lanka, they will be in the semi-finals. The scaremongering will emerge again over England's batting - how will they survive Lasith Malinga's toe-crushers? How will they find a way to score from Rangana Herath, who put England in a spin last March? They've never seen Sachithra Senanayake before. Their blasters with the bat are no good against slow bowling. You can see it is quite easy to descend into debilitating nervousness about the England line up. But England have their plans, Engla ...
CADRIFF: New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka by one wicket in a dramatic Champions Trophy group A match in Cardiff on Sunday. The Black Caps messed up a simple chase of Sri Lanka's 138 all out and were reduced to 122-8, before the last-wicket pair of Tim Southee and Mitchell McClenaghan saw them through in the 37th over. eft-arm seamer McClenaghan set up the victory with 4-43 after Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat, but Malinga stole the thunder with 4-34 that almost secured his team an improbable victory. The dramatic win helped New Zealand end a six-match losing streak against the Sri Lankans and claim full points in their first match of the eight-nation tournament. New Zealand were cruising at 48-1 when Sri Lanka hit back with three wickets for one run in the space of eight deliveries. Malinga triggered the collapse with a full toss that crashed into Kane Williamson's pads. Umpire Rod Tucker upheld an appeal for leg-before. Ross Taylor was leg-before to spinner Rangana Herath for zero, before Martin ...
Rangana Herath comes in early. Can he do what Dan Vettori did in his first over? One slip in place
ICC Champions Trophy Preview: Buoyant New Zealand gear up for Sri Lanka's spin trial. Cardiff: New Zealand are preparing to face a spin barrage from Sri Lanka when the two sides meet in the Champions Trophy in Cardiff on Sunday. New Zealand go into the tournament after a morale-boosting 2-1 one-day series win over hosts England, but Brendon McCullum's side know Sri Lanka will throw up new challenges. "We could conceivably be facing 30-35 overs of spin," Black Caps coach Mike Hesson said ahead of the group A game. "We need to be proactive against it." Sri Lanka's spin attack includes four capable tweakers in Sachitra Senanayake, Jeevan Mendis, Rangana Herath and Tillakaratne Dilshan. Unorthodox slow bowler Ajantha Mendis was not picked for the tournament. With sling-arm fast bowler Lasith Malinga and steady seamer Nuwan Kulasekara also in the ranks, Sri Lanka have their options covered for what are expected to be good batting conditions in Cardiff. India and South Africa played a high-scoring match at the ...
2013 Champions Trophy: Meet the teams Sri Lanka: The men from the island nation, who were joint winners in 2002, are playing under a new captain- Angelo Mathews. In Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara- the men who preceded Mathews, it can be said that the Lankans have the ‘proper’ batsmen to handle the heat in England. Lasith Malinga is pretty much the most dangerous bowler in world cricket; and Nuwan Kulasekara’s nagging line and length should come in handy. They kick off their campaign against New Zealand on June 9. Squad: Angelo Mathews (captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath, Nuwan Kulasekara, Shaminda Eranga, Sachithra Senanayake, Chanaka Welegedara.
A true Devan/A symbol of simplicity The man who stepped into Murali's shoes May 30, 2013 Around 2.30pm on July 2, 2009, Rangana Herath was preparing to go to the gym on a day off from training with Surrey. Had he left without his phone half an hour earlier, he might still be kicking around the first-class circuit. Sri Lanka might still be awaiting their First Test win since Muttiah Muralitharan's retirement. Their biggest away win in 13 years might never have transpired. He remembers the day clearly, and the call he feels changed his life. Murali had damaged a tendon while training ahead of Kumar Sangakkara's First Test at the helm, and he had suggested to the new captain that Sri Lanka fly Herath in as cover. They were both on the line when Herath picked up. Sangakkara made the proposal. "Ranga, there's a Test match in Galle, not tomorrow, but the next day… Can you make it?" Thirteen thousand kilometres away, there was only ever going to be one answer. "I didn't even think about the fact that not only ...
The answers to today's from - Dale Steyn, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Vernon Philander and Rangana Herath
News: COLOMBO (Reuters) - New Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews showered praise on Rangana Herath on Tuesday after the slow left armer...
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Saeed Ajmal Do you think that Rangana Herath is currently the best Test spin bowler in the world? If not, who is?
Statsguru Awards Clarke and Ajmal take top honours The players of 2012, as decided by the numbers. Also starring Shane Watson, Ian Bell and Mohammad Hafeez S Rajesh March 11, 2013 Be the first to comment | Post yours as Zafir Ali | Text size: A | A The Statsguru Awards are based purely on numbers from international matches in 2012. However, they go beyond the usual stats - runs scored, wickets taken, batting averages and such - and are based instead on detailed data analyses of performances. Which batsman played more consistently than any other over the entire year? Which batting pair was the most prolific through the year? Which bowler was at his best in the third and fourth innings of Tests? Read on to find out. (All ODI and T20I stats include performances against Test-playing sides only.) Michael Clarke was easily the best batsman of 2012 © Getty Images Enlarge Related Links Players/Officials: Shivnarine Chanderpaul | Michael Clarke | Alastair Cook | AB de Villiers | Rangana Herath | Virat Kohli | Mo ...
Minus the hairdo n red spectacles, Rangana Herath and Romesh Powar are ;)
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