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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Paul Farbrace comes to the role of England’s assistant coach with a reputation for being well grounded, so it is typical that his first thought when asked about the terrorist attack he and the Sri Lanka team endured in Lahore five years ago is not about how it affected him but with the...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Wednesday dropped plans to take disciplinary action against senior players Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara. "We have sorted out the matter by talking to the two players," SLC Chairman Jayantha Dharmadasa said. The SLC was responding to public...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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There were rumours Farbrace had encountered issues with delays in pay during his 15-week tenure with Sri Lanka, and the past three months had also been characterised by upheaval around the team, thanks largely to a contracts dispute between the board and the players.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Ed Joyce believes Ireland will never have a better chance of toppling world champions Sri Lanka than when the two sides meet in a fortnight’s time in the RSA Insurance ODI Series.The Bray native is named in a 13-man squad for the games at Castle Avenue,Clontarf on Tuesday May 6 and...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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A timeline of the Sri Lanka players' run-in with Sri Lanka Cricket over their contracts: 2003 - SLC agrees to share a percentage of ICC event fees with players. 2010-11 - SLC runs up debts of almost $70 million as it constructs stadiums for the 2011 World Cup...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Sri Lanka have rested a clutch of big names for their two-match One-Day International series in Ireland, starting at the Clontarf Cricket Club Ground in Dublin on May 6. Apart from squad for the two ODIs against Ireland, the selectors on Wednesday (April 23) also announced a 15-strong...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Ireland's two ODIs against Sri Lanka will be streamed live via YouTube after an agreement was struck with Irish online TV provider Aertv. The broadcast, which will be supported by the ICC's Development Programme, will make use of four high-definition cameras as well as replays...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Batsman Ed Joyce believes Ireland will never have a better chance of toppling world champions Sri Lanka than when the sides meet at Clontarf next month. "I'm convinced we have a real chance of beating Sri Lanka as they won't relish the conditions we're likely to face...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Eminent lawyer Dinal Philips has resigned from the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) disciplinary committee with immediate effect, in response to an email sent by SLC asking the committee to probe the statements allegedly made by Mahela Jayawardene at a press conference at the Colombo Airport upon...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Confidential Emails of cricket players were published on 'Daily Mirror' newspaper is a result of a secret deal between the publication's Sports Editor Channaka de Silva and Sri Lanka Cricket secretary - Nishantha Ranatunga.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Neil Chanmugam, one of Sri Lanka's leading offspinners of the pre-Test era, passed away on Tuesday aged 73 having lost his battle with cancer that affected him for the past four years. Chanmugam was an integral part of the Ceylon (as Sri Lanka was known then) cricket team that...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Sri Lanka's cricketers have agreed to sign the board's annual contracts after SLC decided to award the players a 10% cut of the ICC and ACC-events participation fee for the next five years, bringing the seven-week dispute to a close.