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Wes Agar in the Limelight in Australia

February 23, 2020

Louis DB Cameron, in cricket/com.au 13 February 2020, where the title is Agar following in footsteps of greatness in breakout summer”

South Australia bowler Wes Agar has transformed into a lean, mean, wicket-taking machine this summer and is now a key figure in the Redbacks pace attack

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Jadeja’s Inspiration behind Ashton Agar’s Hat-Trick

February 23, 2020

Michael Ramsey,of AAP in Courier Mail. 22 February 2020with this title “How conversation with ‘absolute rock star’ inspired Ashton Agar’s historic hat-trick”

Ashton Agar has revealed how a conversation with Indian superstar Ravindra Jadeja inspired his match-winning hat-trick in South Africa. Agar stole the show in the T20 series-opener at Johannesburg, snaring 5-24 to lead a rampant Australia to a thumping 107-run win.

The left-arm spinner is just the second Australian after Brett Lee in 2007 to deliver a hat-trick in a T20 international.

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Poonam Yadav bamboozles the Aussie Women Cricketers

February 21, 2020

ESPNcricinfo staff …. https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/_/id/28749203/we-want-play-defensive-cricket-anymore-sri-lanka-mickey-arthur

Australia were cruising at 2 for 67 chasing 133 with Alyssa Healy rolling on 51 from just 34 balls. Poonam Yadav didn’t bowl in the first nine overs and Healy hit her fourth ball for six over long-on. But the legspinner changed the game with a dazzling spell. She bamboozled Australia’s much-vaunted middle order to take 4 for 19 and guide India to victory. She nearly took a hat-trick with Taniya Bhatia dropping a tough caught-behind chance from Jess Jonassen. Here’s how Alex Malcolm and Deivarayan Muthu described the action on ESPNcricinfo’s ball-by-ball commentary.

Poonam Yadav is ecstatic after taking a wicket Getty Images

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‘Trigger Movements’ and ‘Split-Step’ to spark Sri Lankans in Windies Matches

February 21, 2020

Andrew Fidel Fernando talks to Mickey Arthur, ESPNcricinfo, 21 February 2020 – where the title is “

On Wednesday, ahead of his first ODI series as Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur spoke about players being handed down well-defined roles within the team. On Friday, on the eve of the first one-dayer against West Indies, he went into a little more detail about what those roles were.

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From Southern Province Skipper to Space Law Pathfinder

February 21, 2020

When Nandasiri Jasentuliyana led the Southern Province Schools Team against the Australian Schoolboy Team in 1958

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Appraisals: Women’s World T20

February 21, 2020

Mel Jones      Alex Blackwell

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Confronting the Windies in ODIs at Home

February 20, 2020

Michael Roberts

Sri Lanka play three 50-over ODIs against the West Indies over the next few days, one at the SSC this coming Saturday 22nd February, the second  at Hambantota on Monday the 24th and the third at Pallekeley on the 1st March. With Danushka Gunathilake injured, Shehan Jayasuriya has been added to the squad of 15 (see below for details).

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