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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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The key moments from the ICC World Twenty20 2014 final between India and Sri Lanka: There was little that Kumar Sangakkara did before the final. However, it was a case of 'cometh the hour, cometh the man'. The former Sri Lankan captain, determined to end his T20 career on a high, dug in...
Monday, April 14, 2014
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The Sri Lankan cricket team were inspired by the public's reaction to their Asia Cup victory upon their return to the island in March and were determined to do well at the ICC World Twenty20 that followed, Sri Lanka's bowling coach Chaminda Vaas said in a recent interview.
Monday, April 14, 2014
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Sri Lanka's World Cup hero Rangana Herath, who in recent years has been surprisingly axed for crucial World Cup fixtures despite being in good form, has referred to the incidents as "setbacks" and said he has taken it all in his stride.
Monday, April 14, 2014
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In recent articles I looked at the first great batsman from India and Pakistan. After watching Sri Lanka's meritorious victory in the World T20 recently, I was motivated to continue this wander through the history of some of my favourite cricket-playing countries and move on to...
Monday, April 14, 2014
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As he prepares for the Indian Premier League season with the Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sammy says he has now got over the disappointment and admits that if he had had a choice, the Sri Lankans would have been his pick to win.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
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It was a moment to savour at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Academy on Friday when two of the world’s greatest spinners: Muttiah Muralitharan and Daniel Vettori were seen bowling in tandem on the practice pitches of the academy.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
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World Cup winning T20 skipper Lasith Malinga yesterday said that he was disappointed at not getting the T20 captaincy in 2013, despite being the deputy to Angelo Mathews then. While retaining Malinga as vice-captain, the national cricket selectors led by Sanath Jayasuriya in 2013...
Sunday, April 13, 2014
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It's amazing the type of dreams people have! There are good dreams and some have bad dreams too. But for a dream to come off in a near perfect manner is rare. And that is precisely what happened in the ICC World T20 final between India and Sri Lanka.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
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Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath have bowled Sri Lanka into contention for the World Cup 2015 with scintillating performances in the semi-final and final of the T20 World Cup. Sri Lanka has for long time played the part of the bridesmaid to India in world cricket.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
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A gloomy and a quiet Sunday evening was disturbed by the sound of crackers and the sky was illuminated with fireworks when Thisara Perera lofted Ravichandran Ashwin over the long-on boundary into the stands to bring Sri Lanka victory in the World T20 fials over the unbeaten Indians at the...
Saturday, April 12, 2014
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DURHAM are hoping to pull off a thrilling coup by signing former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara for an early part of the cricket season. The 36-year-old left-hander, who hit an unbeaten 52 to lead Sri Lanka to victory in yesterday’s World Twenty20 Championship final, has expressed an...
Saturday, April 12, 2014
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It is time that the ICC see reason and rethink, re-do and remove this cruel law. This law has gone to undo Chandimal. Let the ICC take Chandimal’s fate as an example and rethink the law and introduce a law that will be a deterrent for bowling an over short and not penalize only the...