Dasun Shanaka

'Cannot get Shanaka out like that': Rohit on withdrawing 'Mankad' appeal

India captain Rohit Sharma said he withdrew a 'Mankad' run-out appeal against Dasun Shanaka in Tuesday's one-day international as that was not how they envisioned dismissing the Sri Lankan skipper, who scored a century in a game his team could not win.

Record-setting Shanaka helps SL level series against India

Dasun Shanaka led from the front with a record half-century and two wickets in Sri Lanka's series-levelling 16-run win over India in the second Twenty20 international on Thursday.

Asia Champions Sri Lanka have their nation's backing

Dasun Shanaka's Sri Lanka are buoyant after their surprise Asia Cup title and confident of their Twenty20 World Cup prospects in Australia despite missing out on direct entry into the main draw.

Sri Lanka cricketers return to hero's welcome

Sri Lanka’s Asia Cup winning team have returned to the country to a hero’s welcome on Tuesday. The Lankans, who were not among the favourites to even make it to the final, lifted the trophy following a 23-run victory over Pakistan in the final on Sunday.

Shanaka dedicates Asia Cup win to crisis-hit Sri Lanka

Skipper Dasun Shanaka on Sunday called the Asia Cup triumph a "real turnaround" for Sri Lankan cricket ahead of the T20 World Cup and dedicated the win to the crisis-hit nation.

Lankans' dynamism their biggest weapon

Sri Lanka exude confidence at the moment, having secured four back-to-back victories that begun with the win over Bangladesh. They geared for the final with a win in the dead-rubber Super Four stage game against Pakistan in what was a dress rehearsal for the final. Their plans have been like clockwork, especially with the bat.

India close to Asia Cup exit after Sri Lanka defeat

Sri Lanka produced an impressive run chase to down India by six wickets on Tuesday and leave their opponents staring at an early exit from the Asia Cup.

Rajapaksa and Co ‘planned to beat Bangladesh by hook or crook’

Sri Lanka batter Bhanuka Rajapaksa offered an olive branch to the Bangladesh players and said his side planned to win their last night’s Asia Cup encounter by any means.

‘Sri Lanka don’t even have bowlers of Shakib and Mustafizur’s quality’

Bangladesh team director Khaled Mahmud Sujon claimed that Sri Lanka do not even have bowlers of the quality of Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman in their ranks as Sujon became the latest to join the verbal war going on between the cricketers and management staff ahead of the two sides' Asia Cup group stage game tomorrow.

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

'Cannot get Shanaka out like that': Rohit on withdrawing 'Mankad' appeal

India captain Rohit Sharma said he withdrew a 'Mankad' run-out appeal against Dasun Shanaka in Tuesday's one-day international as that was not how they envisioned dismissing the Sri Lankan skipper, who scored a century in a game his team could not win.

January 6, 2023
January 6, 2023

Record-setting Shanaka helps SL level series against India

Dasun Shanaka led from the front with a record half-century and two wickets in Sri Lanka's series-levelling 16-run win over India in the second Twenty20 international on Thursday.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Asia Champions Sri Lanka have their nation's backing

Dasun Shanaka's Sri Lanka are buoyant after their surprise Asia Cup title and confident of their Twenty20 World Cup prospects in Australia despite missing out on direct entry into the main draw.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Sri Lanka cricketers return to hero's welcome

Sri Lanka’s Asia Cup winning team have returned to the country to a hero’s welcome on Tuesday. The Lankans, who were not among the favourites to even make it to the final, lifted the trophy following a 23-run victory over Pakistan in the final on Sunday.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Shanaka dedicates Asia Cup win to crisis-hit Sri Lanka

Skipper Dasun Shanaka on Sunday called the Asia Cup triumph a "real turnaround" for Sri Lankan cricket ahead of the T20 World Cup and dedicated the win to the crisis-hit nation.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Lankans' dynamism their biggest weapon

Sri Lanka exude confidence at the moment, having secured four back-to-back victories that begun with the win over Bangladesh. They geared for the final with a win in the dead-rubber Super Four stage game against Pakistan in what was a dress rehearsal for the final. Their plans have been like clockwork, especially with the bat.

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

India close to Asia Cup exit after Sri Lanka defeat

Sri Lanka produced an impressive run chase to down India by six wickets on Tuesday and leave their opponents staring at an early exit from the Asia Cup.

September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022

Rajapaksa and Co ‘planned to beat Bangladesh by hook or crook’

Sri Lanka batter Bhanuka Rajapaksa offered an olive branch to the Bangladesh players and said his side planned to win their last night’s Asia Cup encounter by any means.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

‘Sri Lanka don’t even have bowlers of Shakib and Mustafizur’s quality’

Bangladesh team director Khaled Mahmud Sujon claimed that Sri Lanka do not even have bowlers of the quality of Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman in their ranks as Sujon became the latest to join the verbal war going on between the cricketers and management staff ahead of the two sides' Asia Cup group stage game tomorrow.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Nawaz differs with Shanaka

After being dealt a crushing blow by Afghanistan in the first match of the 2022 Asia Cup, Sri Lanka captain and all-rounder Dasun Shanaka opined that Afghanistan were a much more difficult hurdle than their Group B opponents Bangladesh.