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Saturday, April 19, 2014
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SLC has expressed surprise and disappointment "in no uncertain terms" at the news that Sri Lanka head coach Paul Farbrace may be recruited as England's new assistant coach, after the ECB confirmed their interest in Farbrace to SLC.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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The two Sri Lanka players in the current IPL, Lasith Malinga and Thisara Perera, would be free to continue playing in the IPL if they don’t make themselves available for the forthcoming tour of Ireland and England, Chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said.
Friday, April 18, 2014
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I had the opportunity to coach Kumar Sangakkara, one of the best cricketers ever produced by Sri Lanka at the under 13 level at Trinity College, Kandy in the early nineties. As a former Dharmaraja College, Kandy cricket captain and coach, I got this opportunity when I was serving as...
Friday, April 18, 2014
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Sri Lanka National blind cricketers recorded a thumping win over the touring Australian National Blind Cricket Team on Thursday. Sri Lankan blind cricket team won the game by 40 runs with the help of a brilliant century by Saman Kumara (114), well supported by Ruwan Wasantha who hit 59...
Friday, April 18, 2014
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Roy Dias was one of Sri Lanka's most correct batsman. He was without question a great stroke maker. As with most countries during their early years in Test cricket, Sri Lanka struggled with a lack of good batsmen to threaten established test playing nations.
Friday, April 18, 2014
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Sri Lanka has been playing excellent cricket with the white ball. Even prior to their historic 20/20 World Cup success in Dhaka, the national was ranked No. 1 in this format. We have also had success in the 50 over form of the game. However, the record has been less impressive in the...
Friday, April 18, 2014
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Sri Lanka’s cricket establishment received a massive shock yesterday after coach Paul Farbrace was linked with a coaching role with England yesterday. Britain’s Daily Telegraphy reported that Farbrace has had discussions with the management of English and Wales Cricket Board and was...
Friday, April 18, 2014
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Welcome back, then, the Indian Premier League. As of Wednesday morning the IPL is among us again, busily re-establishing itself as cricket's whizziest, gaudiest pop-up western town of a sporting sideshow, not to mention – by its own figures – the second most lucrative sports...
Friday, April 18, 2014
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The ECB will announce a new England head coach on Saturday with Peter Moores, who was sacked from the role five years ago, set for a second chance at the job with Paul Farbrace, the recently appointed Sri Lanka coach, tipped to come on board as Moores' assistant.
Friday, April 18, 2014
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Sri Lanka's head coach Paul Farbrace has been interviewed for the role of assistant-coach by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and is contemplating a move back to his native England after serving only four months of his two-year contract with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).
Friday, April 18, 2014
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Chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said the players had been asked to inform about their availability for the twin tours beginning May 6 and ending on June 28. Sri Lanka will engage Ireland in two ODIs in Dublin on May 6 and 8 before starting the England tour with two T20 matches.
Friday, April 18, 2014
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officially stated that former skipper Kumar Sangakkara has officially announced his willingness to retire from Twenty20 International cricket today (18). “SLC wishes to announce that Mr. Kumar Sangakkara has tendered his resignation from T20 International cricket...