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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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* Six takeaways from the Nidahas Trophy

Mar 19 (ESPNCI) The final of the Nidahas Trophy was played before a loud crowd, with the stadium at least two-thirds full despite the absence of the home team, Sri Lanka. A common fear for countries hosting tri-series is that games between neutral teams will be a hard sell. The atmosphere at the R Premadasa was, in part, fuelled by a resentment among the Sri Lanka supporters of the Bangladesh team,
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* Here's Why Rohit Sharma Walked With Sri Lankan Flag During Victory Lap After Winning Nidahas Tri-Series

Mar 19 (InUTH) In the Nidahas tri-series finale in Colombo last night, Rohit Sharma-led Team India defeated Bangladesh in a last-ball stunner. The R Premadasa Stadium was packed with Indian and Bangladeshi supporters but the energy levels of their Lankan counterparts was incomparable.
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* Ireland defeat Scots to keep their World Cup dream alive

Mar 19 (ICC) Ireland roared back into contention in the CWCQ with a statement victory over joint-leaders Scotland to close the gap between the two to just a single point. With both teams still to play another game and the other four teams still to play two, the race for the final
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* Karthik heroics helps India beat Bangladesh to win Nidahas Trophy

Mar 18 (TOI) Dinesh Karthik smacked a six off the last ball to help India register a thrilling four-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the final of the Nidahas Trophy T20 Tri-Series at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday.
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* SL pick teenager Dilhari for ODIs; Atapattu returns as captain

Mar 19 (ESPNCI) Chamari Atapattu, fresh from her excursion in the Women's Big Bash League in Australia, will take over the captaincy from Inoka Ranaweera for Sri Lanka in the upcoming home series against Pakistan. Nipuni Hansika was named vice-captain. All eyes will be on 17-year old Kavisha Dilhari, who was discovered through an island-wide talent hunt.
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* Shakib Al Hasan booed by Sri Lankan fans after Nidahas Trophy final

Mar 19 (HT) Shakib Al Hasan, the Bangladesh skipper, was booed by the crowd at the R Premadasa stadium on Sunday after his team suffered a heart-breaking four-wicket loss against India on Sunday. Chasing 167, India was rescued by a magnificent cameo of 29 from eight balls from Dinesh Karthik.
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* 'The moment he hit it, we knew it was six'

Mar 19 (ICC) Dinesh Karthik’s delirious last-ball six to win the Nidahas Trophy sees him join an exclusive club. His name now slips in alongside those of Miandad, McLaren, Nathan McCullum, Klusener and Chanderpaul as players who have won international matches with a six off the last ball.
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