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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Launching a scathing attack on Sri Lanka’s cricket officials over a possible move to conduct a disciplinary inquiry on the country’s most senior cricketers, a former Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) chief today said it is a “foolish” decision taken by “brainless” officials.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Mr Robertson had been asked by legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan to send a delegation of MPs to his homeland on a fact-finding mission during the Easter recess. The Conservative MP was one of five MPs due to visit with their partners on the week-long trip.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Sri Lanka Under-17 team led by Richmond College player Charith Asalanka beat their English counterparts by seven wickets to win the three-match Limited Overs series 2-1 at the R. Premadasa Stadium yesterday. Chasing 195 runs to win, D.S. Senanayake College batsman Kaveen Bandara top...
Monday, April 21, 2014
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During a meeting yesterday, SLC requested Farbrace to continue in his job, but the coach is believed to have explained to local officials his desire to move on. Working at home environment, better remuneration and a better structure seems to have prompted Farbrace to take up the lucrative...
Monday, April 21, 2014
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Both warring parties Sri Lanka Cricket and the Players must realize that they can’t do without each other. In the end they will smoke the peace pipe, making the whole ugly episode a pusswedilla. Not wanting to step on the corns of the players who are now on cloud nine after their triumph...
Monday, April 21, 2014
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Sri Lanka Under17 beat England Under17 by 7 wickets in the third and final one day match played at R. Premadasa International Cricket stadium Colombo yesterday. Sri Lanka Under17 won the second and third matches. England Under17 won the first match recently.
Monday, April 21, 2014
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Paul Farbrace had yesterday intimated to Sri Lanka Cricket that he was positively looking at a lucrative coaching offer from England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) just four months into his Sri Lankan job. In desperation Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has offered to compensate him, if the 46-year...
Monday, April 21, 2014
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The Black Caps, with skipper McCullum leading from the front, were sitting pretty, when the game took a dramatic turn when Sri Lanka’s left arm off spinner, Rangana Herath turned the game on its head, with a magical spell of spin bowling, claiming five wickets for three runs...
Monday, April 21, 2014
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Senior players Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara could face disciplinary action over remarks they made on arriving after winning the ICC World T20 title. At today's executive committee meeting of the governing body, Sri Lanka Cricket said it has been decided to refer the matter...
Monday, April 21, 2014
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Paul Farbrace has told ESPNcricinfo that he has not yet made a commitment to England, and remains conflicted over whether to become their assistant coach or remain head coach of Sri Lanka, after talks with SLC yielded no concrete decisions on Monday. He said there had been "nothing...
Monday, April 21, 2014
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Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to seek the views of the SLC Disciplinary Committee over the comments made by Former Sri Lankan Cricket Captains Mahela Jayawardena and Kumara Sangakkara criticising the actions of the Secretary and CEO of the organisation.
Monday, April 21, 2014
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Sri Lankan Cricket coach Paul Farbrace had indicated to the Sri Lanka Cricket officials this morning that he had not made a decision regarding his career despite receiving a more lucrative offer from the England and Wales Cricket Board.