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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The permitted duration of Twenty20 innings has been extended from 80 minutes to 85 minutes, and Real-Time Snickometer has been included in the ICC's list of approved technology for the DRS, as per the new playing conditions for 2014-15.
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The new playing conditions for Tests, One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) will come into effect with the series between Pakistan and Australia, which starts in Dubai on Sunday, 5 October. It is important to note that the playing conditions are applicable to...
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A keen battle is on the cards when IPL teams Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings clash in the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium on Thursday.
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Veteran sports journalist Bernie Wijesekara passed away a short while ago after a brief illness at a private hospital in Colombo today (1). Bernie (84) worked for the Times of Ceylon, Sunday Observer, Daily News, the Sunday Times and Daily Mirror as a contributor to its sports section.
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Now, when we put together the pieces of the puzzle, it increasingly looks like a cheeky attempt from the Indian cricketer to expose the unfair advantage that others like Narine seemed to be benefiting from. If this is what prompted the administrators to take a serious look into blatant...
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Dilshan Munaweera had removed Aiden Blizzard with his first ball when Barbados Tridents played Hobart Hurricanes, as the left-hander cut straight to short third man. Against Northern Knights, Munaweera was brought on in the 11th over to bowl his offspin with a steady partnership having...
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A recent cohort* of students realised they could distract me from attempting to teach them the basic principles of public health by subtly turning the discussion to cricket. One thing I have gained from these conversations is that many younger cricket fans have..
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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"Our prime hope is to win the Gold Medal; Even though our team is new we have a well balanced team. Our main challenge is Bangladesh which is a full national side" said a determined skipper Lahiru Thirimanne after the win.
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A big-hitting batsman, Glenn Maxwell ruled IPL 2014 with his exploits on the field for the Kings XI Punjab. Teams struggled to dismiss the Australian, who ravaged their bowling to finish with 552 runs in the seventh season of the IPL. A live wire on the field, the all-rounder is a busy...
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Dilshan Munaweera had given the chase a kickstart with a quick 20, but fell to a spectacular diving catch by Mitchell. Carter and Franklin steadied the innings with a 56-run fourth-wicket partnership in just under eight overs before Franklin and Chigumbura shared an unbeaten stand of 33...
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