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Saturday, May 16, 2015
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Who is the worst loser? - Someone who takes things really seriously – even when we play a game of soccer to warm-up – is Mahela Jayawardene. He just hates losing, hates it with a passion. Many times we’ve had arguments and the referee has been called. He takes it exceptionally hard when he loses a..
Daniel Alexander
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shehryar Khan has on Friday expressed hope for a successful Zimbabwe series and has said that Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will also be invited to play in Pakistan after Zimbabwe series, reported Dunya News.
WZRD
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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A night that began with fireworks and plenty of hope for Sunrisers Hyderabad courtesy Moises Henriques and David Warner ended in disappointment and heartbreak. It was a bitter pill to swallow for the predominantly 'Orange Army' in the 30,000-strong crowd...
Daniel Alexander
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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Commenting on the incident where Cricketer Kumar Sangakkara faced an unpleasant experience with a UK immigration officer in London, the British High Commission in Colombo on Friday said their Border Force officers were trained to maintain high standards of professionalism and courtesy...
Daniel Alexander
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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The schedule for Sri Lanka A’s tour of New Zealand in October has been confirmed. As a part of a reciprocal arrangement with New Zealand Cricket, Sri Lanka A will play a two-day warm-up game, four List A one-day matches and two four-day matches against New Zealand A at two venues...
Cricket StatsGuru
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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The almost routine predictability of ODI cricket was more apparent in the recent World Cup than in any previous tournament I can recall. Much of this could be attributed to the way the rules are configured to favour batsmen. Two new balls, shorter boundaries, bigger bats, Powerplays...
Daniel Alexander
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli along with glovesman Dinesh Karthik got into a heated argument with umpire Kumar Dharmasena as the match officials continued with final two overs of Sunrisers Hyderabad innings despite steady drizzle.
Daniel Alexander
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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Champions League T20 was always on the tenterhooks, facing the axe after the brand CLT20 failed to take off and make a mark. But the BCCI is no mood to lose out on the yearly window it has created for the tournament. Consequently, the board is reportedly mulling a mini Indian Premier League (IPL).
Daniel Alexander
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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The chairman of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) interim committee refuted local media reports claiming the International Cricket Council (ICC) did not meet with him during a recent meeting in Dubai between the two parties.
Island Cricket
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene sidled in to play the shot of the night, a wristy flick over midwicket off Matt Coles that sailed for six as he and Nash added 31 for the second wicket. Nash posted the only half-century of the evening, which came from 37 balls with nine fours, but then blotted his..
Daniel Alexander
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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Colin Ingram inspired Glamorgan to a record score to open their NatWest T20 Blast campaign with a high-scoring 25-run win over Surrey at the Kia Oval. Ingram struck six of the evening’s 26 maximums as his superb 91 from 47 balls spearheaded Glamorgan’s rush to 240 for three...
Daniel Alexander
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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The International Cricket Council (ICC) is mulling introducing motion sensors which will be worn by bowlers during a match. This would be another step towards their crackdown on illegal bowling action. This was also one of the topics discussed on the first day of the two-day ICC Cricket Committee...
Neil Weerasekara
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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Sri Lanka Cricket interim committee chairman Sidath Wettimuny has stated that the country’s cricket future lay in the hands of its stake holders. “There is a limit to what we can do as members of the interim committee within a short time frame,” Wettimuny told The Nation.
Neil Weerasekara
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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In recent times it has been observed that many forged cricket coaching certificates are in circulation in Sri Lanka. While cricket is the most popular sport in the country this has resulted in many job opportunities opening up for cricket coaches who take to coaching seriously and have made this...
Neil Weerasekara
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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The first concern I have is that, with the new Interim Committee, the focus has started shifting once again to giving prominence to the Provincial Tournament as opposed to the Nursery of Sri Lanka Cricket, the Premier league Inter-Club Tournament.
Neil Weerasekara