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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Nuwan Zoysa credits Sri Lankan bowling for the World Cup T20 victory on Sunday at Mirpur. “Lanka bowling was spot on, especially when it came to yorkers. India’s batting line-up is mighty, but the bowlers had done their homework and became difficult to score off them...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Head coach Jon Lewis has said Kumar Sangakkara would be a "tremendous" addition for Durham, amid reports the wicketkeeper-batsman will join the county champions on a short-term basis. Sangakkara, 36, who won the World Twenty20 title with Sri Lanka earlier this month, is set to...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Two days after it clinched the Twenty20 world championship, Sri Lanka's national cricket team came home to a heroes' welcome during an April 8th victory procession through Colombo. Fans from the Sinhalese, Tamil and Muslim communities draped themselves in the national flag to...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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In Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga, they boast one of the world's most lethal bowlers in the format, while West Indian all-rounder Kieron Pollard provides explosive hitting. And the signing of Michael Hussey - who moved from five-time finalists the Super Kings - is a massive coup.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Lasith Malinga: If Mumbai Indians (MI) have retained this bowler twice in the last six editions, it shows what value he brings to the team year after year. The World T20 showed he is in good form and the bonanza for Mumbai is that he showed some leadership skills as well with a clean...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The seventh edition of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) gets under way here today with allegations of corruption and spot-fixing looming over it. The first 20 matches, from today to April 30, will be played in the UAE as the dates were clashing with India’s General Election.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Sri Lankan former off-spinner bowler Muttiah Muralitharan is going to celebrate his 42nd birthdays on April 17. Muralitharan was born on April 17, 1972 in the Kandy, Sri Lanka. He played 133 Test, 350 One-Day International (ODIs) and 12 Twenty20 matches of his career.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Trinity College principal Brigadier Udaya Ariyarthne, says that Kumar Sangakkara who guided Sri Lanka to a great six-wicket victory over India to win the World Twenty 20 , has made his school Trinity College, Kandy and the country proud together with the team.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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In the Asia Cup, when Kumar Sangakkara reached 50, Harsha Bhogle was full of praise for his classy innings. He had used his experience as a commentator and the limited vocabulary at his command and hackneyed phrases and catch phrases, to describe what was an exhibition of a maestro at...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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The British School in Colombo U-15 and U-12 cricket teams are currently taking part in the Junior Twenty20 cricket tournament which commenced in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The British School Under-15 is captained by Salman Akbarally, while the Under-12 team is skippered by Kavinda Subasinghe.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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The former Kent coach, well known to the ECB through his work with England age- group teams, is perfectly happy that his c.v. is not enough to put him on ECB managing director Paul Downton’s shortlist for the top job.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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"It's an exciting time in English cricket in that, for the first time in a long time, there's quite a few places up for grabs," Cook told BBC Essex. That happens when you lose games of cricket and we lost five pretty heavily." Cook managed a second-innings total...