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Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sri Lanka team manager Michael de Zoysa says that recent upheavals in the game here will not lead to any ill-feeling between the Sri Lanka team and their English counterparts when they lock horns in a full series next month.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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C. E. Basil Anthony, one of the umpires who officiated in the inaugural Test match of Sri Lanka, played against England in 1982, passed away in Perth, Australia on April 16, at the age of 76.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Yesterday Sri Lanka Cricket made a mockery of itself trying to expel a veteran sport journalist from the cricket board premises when he attended the media briefing conducted by the national selection committee.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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SLC CEO Ashley de Silva was not available for comments last night, but informed sources said that ECB had paid a sum of US$150,000 to SLC as ‘compensation’,
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sri Lanka's success in Bangladesh provided testimony that cricket nations can rise from the shadow of financial ruin and win world titles and even a country, whose national game can be described by one of its greatest players as corrupt, controlled by cronies and devoid of...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Chief Selector of the national cricket team Sanath Jayasuriya today hinted that Sri Lanka Cricket may already have a replacement for the vacant head coaching position, saying that he and others involved in the recruitment process hope to discuss the vacancy with batting coach Marvan...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sri Lanka chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya made a resounding endorsement of Lahiru Thirimanne's temperament and talent, one day after his panel had appointed the 24-year-old batsman vice-captain across all formats. Thirimanne replaced Dinesh Chandimal as vice-captain of the ODI and...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sajith Fernando coach of the champion NCC cricket team which clinched the Premier League opined that the key to success for their team was team work and dedication. Sajith an experienced campaigner in the domestic cricket is a person with vast experience having played 14 seasons for Colts...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sri Lanka's chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya issued the strongest indication yet that Marvan Atapattu would be appointed coach for the tour of Ireland and England, following Paul Farbrace's resignation on Tuesday. Jayasuriya, head of coaching Jerome Jayaratne, and cricket...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A plan to appoint an infamous character to the post of Sri Lanka Cricket national team manager is underway, SLC internal sources say. The character is also charged of engaging in a pill business with his brother. Authorities have decided to replace present national team manager Michael de...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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At the meeting of the Selection Committee held it was decided to appoint Ms.Chamari Atapattu as the Captain of the Sri Lanka Womens’ National Team, and Ms. Udeshika Prabodhini as the Vice Captain of the Sri Lanka Womens’ National Team, effective immediately.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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There was fury in Sri Lankan cricket circles when Farbrace decided to move on. When SLC hired him, Farbrace was contracted with Yorkshire and the board had to compensate the English county to the tune of US$80,000. Having done all that, Sri Lanka never expected this sort of behaviour from...