Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 3rd T20: Malinga takes four wickets in four balls as Sri Lanka blow New Zealand away

Lasith Malinga had a day to remember as he took a hat-trick, claimed four wickets in four ball, completed a five-wicket haul, snapped up his 100th wicket in Twenty20 Internationals and finished with his career-best figures in the format Sri Lanka New Zealand 3rd T20 Pallekele cricket

Lasith Malinga had a day to remember as he took a hat-trick, claimed four wickets in four ball, completed a five-wicket haul, snapped up his 100th wicket in Twenty20 Internationals and finished with his career-best figures in the format

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Sri Lanka captain Lasith Malinga took career-best figures of 5-6, including an incredible four wickets in four balls, to lead his side to a 37-run win over New Zealand in Pallekele.

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Sri Lanka vs South Africa 4th ODI: Shanaka stars as Sri Lanka claim thrilling win in rain-affected showdown

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Dasun Shanaka celebrates after scoring his maiden ODI fifty

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Sri Lanka all-rounder Dasun Shanaka walloped a 34-ball 65 and took a wicket to lead his side to a nail-biting three-run consolation win over South Africa via the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method in the fourth ODI in Pallekele.

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Sri Lanka vs India 3rd Test Day 1: Dhawan, Rahul give India the upper hand despite Sri Lanka’s comeback

Dhawan celebrates after scoring his sixth Test century

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Even though Sri Lanka did extremely well to restrict India’s dominance on the first day of the third Test in Pallekele, the tourists still hold the advantage thanks to openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul, who scored 119 and 85 respectively.

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