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Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Farbrace's departure has presented SLC with quite a few problems. With Sri Lanka set to leave for the UK in two weeks' time, they need to find a replacement fast. Then, Farbrace is well equipped with insight about England's opponents this summer.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Proteas have deservedly forged a reputation as “road warriors”. They have not lost an away series since the grim 2006 tour of Sri Lanka.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara have shaken hands with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Secretary Nishantha Ranatunga and have resolved their differences at a brief but amicable meeting last evening at SLC head office, sources said.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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"We are grateful to SLC for their understanding and co-operation in releasing Paul from his contract in order to achieve his desire to return to England and to allow him to work with Peter Moores," David Collier, the ECB's chief executive, said. "Paul developed his...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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It used to not mean much that Eshani Lokusuriyage, 29, was a senior member of the Sri Lankan national women’s cricket team. “In the past, when we said that we played professional cricket, people would laugh or say, ‘As if girls can play cricket,’” Lokusuriyage says.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Alastair Cook believes there will be no animosity between England and Sri Lanka this summer following Paul Farbrace's defection. Farbrace resigned after just four months as Sri Lanka head coach earlier this week, and he has now been appointed as assistant coach to new England boss...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Paul Farbrace was today confirmed as England's Assistant Coach by Paul Downton, the Managing Director England Cricket, and he will begin work with immediate effect. Following negotiations between the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) an agreement was...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s leading menswear brand, has been involved with the Sri Lankan Cricket team for decades. According to a statement released by the company, Hameedia stated, was quoted as saying “We at Hameedia’s are always behind the Sri Lankan Cricket team and are very proud of...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket Nishantha Ranatunga has bought a house in Australia, reports say. A Sri Lankan expatriate, Manjula Munasinghe, has facilitated the buying of the house by Ranatunga. The person who had sold the house had received half of the payment through an Indian account..
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.