Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st T20: Gunathilaka’s career-best 57 powers Sri Lanka past Pakistan

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Danushka Gunathilaka walloped eight boundaries and a six during his knock of 57

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Sri Lanka opener Danushka Gunathilaka hammered a career-best 57 to lead his side to a 64-run win over Pakistan in the first Twenty20 International in Lahore.

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South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20: Hendricks, Van der Dussen push South Africa’s lead to 2-0

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Reeza Hendricks struck nine boundaries during his knock of 65

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Reeza Hendricks and Rassie van der Dussen smashed 65 and 64 respectively as South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 16 runs in the second Twenty20 International in Centurion.

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Sri Lanka to play two warm-up matches prior to limited overs series against New Zealand

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Chandimal will captain the second tier side

Sri Lanka will play two 50-over warm-up matches against a second tier team at the Sinhalese Sports Club on November 5 and 7 in preparation for their upcoming limited overs home series against New Zealand, which gets underway on November 10 in Hambantota.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Injured Ajantha Mendis ruled out of limited overs series against New Zealand

Mendis is still struggling to recover from the side strain he picked up in the World Twenty20

Sri Lanka spinner Ajantha Mendis has been ruled out of the limited overs series against New Zealand after failing to fully recover from a side strain he sustained in the opening game of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 against Zimbabwe.

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