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Dasun Shanaka and Thisara Perera wrapped up Sri Lanka's win, Sri Lanka v India, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo, March 6, 2018 (ESPNCI)


Kusal Perera rolls out the switch hit, Sri Lanka v India, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo, March 6, 2018 (ESPNCI)


Yuzvendra Chahal burst through the defences of Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka v India, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo, March 6, 2018 (ESPNCI)


Kusal Perera raced to a 22-ball fifty, Sri Lanka v India, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo, March 6, 2018 (ESPNCI)


Jeevan Mendis celebrates a wicket, Sri Lanka v India, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo, March 6, 2018 (ESPNCI)


Kusal Mendis scooped the Player of the Match and the Player of the Series awards, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Sylhet (ESPNCI)


Amila Aponso celebrates the wicket of Tamim Iqbal, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Sylhet (ESPNCI)


Shehan Madushanka struck twice with the new ball, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Sylhet (ESPNCI)

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* Young Pakistan squad, but ‘best possible team’ – Sarfraz Ahmed

Apr 23 (ICC) On paper, Pakistan head to the United Kingdom with a young squad for the Tests in Ireland and England, but Sarfraz Ahmed, their captain, believed it to be “the best possible team”. “We are giving continuous chances to the young players,” Ahmed said on Saturday 21 April at the end of Pakistan’s training camp in Lahore.
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* Pakistan trio keen to establish themselves in Test side

Pakistan will land in England to play a two-Test series with as many as five uncapped players in the squad. Fakhar Zaman, Faheem Ashraf, Saad Ali, Usman Salahuddin and Imam-ul-Haq are the new faces picked for the series starting 24 May at Lord's. Zaman, a left-handed batsman, has the most recent experience of playing in England as he was part of the squad that won the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 there.
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* Gowtham wins it for Royals in clutch finish

Apr 23 (ESPNCI) K Gowtham was bought by Rajasthan Royals for INR 6.2 crores (USD 968,000 approx), 31 times his base price of INR 20 lakh (USD 31,250 approx). That exorbitant multiplication was preceded by several terrific defensive bowling performances for Karnataka in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy ahead of the auction.
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* De Villiers magic powers RCB to thumping win

Apr 22 (ESPNCI) AB de Villiers had been threatening to fire. On Saturday, when he finally did, there was elation and relief in equal measure for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Their bowlers in particular have borne the brunt of some stunning assaults this season. Here, they watched one of their own give back, and in some style. Conventions and text-book cricket was thrown out of the window, out came the dash of the unorthodox to ensure the Chinnaswamy was one giant party that went home singing RCB hymns.
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