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Surprising Sri Lanka

When it comes to a World Cup, Sri Lanka has always been a team of surprises. Especially in the shortest format of the game. Read More : A dream death-over spell The Past Right from the inaugural T20 World Cup in...

Jayasuriya’s demolition job

Sanath Jayasuriya was always known as a destructive batsman, but by 2007, many thought his time was up. Kenyan skipper sent Sri Lanka in to bat in Johannesburg and it turned out to be a decision he would soon regret....

Herath, the hero

Rangana Herath bamboozled the Kiwis, picking up 5 wickets for 3 runs to help defend 119 runs in a virtual quarter-final between the sides, during the 2014 T20 World Cup. It was a must-win game for Sri Lanka to stay...
Chamara Kapugedara

Kapugedera knocks India out

Chamara Kapugedera dispatched a six to seal a last-ball win during the 2010 World T20, sending the Indians out of the tournament. India got the first lease of the crease and posted a formidable total of 163 runs. Sri Lanka needed...

Angelo Mathews wipes out the Windies

Angelo Mathews castled Xavier Marshall, Lendl Simmons and Dwayne Bravo in the 1st over of the Windies chase during the 2009 World T20 semi-final, laying the foundation for a Sri Lankan win. Sri Lanka had struggled to 158, on the...

A super over from a super bowler

Lasith Malinga conceded just 5 runs in his defense of 13 in a one-over eliminator against New Zealand, during the 2012 T20 World Cup. Sri Lanka versus New Zealand has always brought out some exciting cricket in World Cups. This...

Jayawardene into the record books

Mahela Jayawardene played one of Sri Lanka’s best knocks in T20 cricket at the time, when the team came up against Zimbabwe in the 1st round of the 2010 World T20. The pitch was not the easiest to get going...
Dilshan stands tall

Dilshan stands tall

TM Dilshan played a lone hand of 96 off 57 to drag Sri Lanka to a winning total of 158 in the 2009 World T20 semi-final against West Indies. For a characteristically daring batsman like TM Dilshan, nothing could be...

Ajantha Mendis’ box of tricks

Ajantha Mendis signaled his return to the national side with a bang, leaving Zimbabwe in tatters in their chase of 183. Mendis was determined to prove a point and what better way to do it than to pick up the...

ICC Men’s T20 World Cups in Numbers

The UAE and Oman will welcome 16 teams for the 7th edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup from the 17th of October to the 14th of November 2021. Here are some of the key numbers from the...

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