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Thursday, April 10, 2014
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Papua New Guinea cricket coach Rarua Dikana says their partnership with Sri Lanka continues to evolve and has great benefits. The Barramundi's wrapped up a fortnight's long tour last week, where they won four of seven matches in both Twenty20 and 50 over formats.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to retain the same format for the next edition of World Twenty20 to be held in India in 2016. The ICC Board today announced that the same 16-team format will be in place for the event two years later.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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The ICC on Thursday paved the way for Associate Members to earn Test status by introducing the 'ICC Test Challenge' which will take place every four years between lowest ranked Test team and winner of ICC Inter-Continental Cup.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday "conditionally" supported the proposal of three major cricketing countries in bringing changes to the future governance and financial structure of the ICC. Out of the 10 full members of the ICC, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were the only...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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"This I am not saying in a complain-tone, neither we are beggars, but the fact is that there was no prize money for the members of the support-staff. Me as a coach and Alex Konouri, the team physio were only entertained at dinner", he said.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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IRELAND will lock horns with world champions for the second time in three months when Sri Lanka visit Dublin next month for two one-day internationals at Clontarf. After beating the West Indies in Jamaica in February, the Boys in Green will be looking for another famous scalp...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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Lonwabo Tsotsobe, the South Africa left-arm seamer, has been ruled out of the tour to Sri Lanka in July to facilitate his recovery from ankle surgery scheduled on April 16. He will be sidelined for up to three months. South Africa's team manager and doctor Mohammad Moosajee said...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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Batsman Jonny Bairstow's presence in England's squad for June's Test series against Sri Lanka remained in the balance this week. Bairstow has been sidelined after fracturing a finger on his left hand during Yorkshire's three-day fixture against Northamptonshire.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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Captain of the National Women’s team Ms. Shashikala Siriwardene has been selected to represent the Rest of the World who will play against the Marylebone Cricket Club at Lord’s main ground. There has never been an M.C.C. Women vs. Rest of the World Women match at Lord’s...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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Shoaib Akhtar terms cricket’s shortest format ‘ruthlessly cruel’ for pacers and advises them to stick to Tests, ODIs. Former Pakistan fast-bowler Shoaib Akhtar wants express fast-bowlers, including Dale Steyn, to quit Twenty20s and focus on Tests and One-Day Internationals instead.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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It`s hard to imagine a player sacrificing his spot during a World Cup, let alone a captain. However, Sri Lanka`s T20 skipper Dinesh Chandimal showed novelty in sacrificing the captaincy, citing poor form in the latter part of the tournament.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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The fact the IPL clashes with the start of the English season has long hindered the earning potential of certain players. Sri Lanka have the dubious honour of an early summer tour of the UK this year. As such, outstanding players such as Mahela Jayawardene and Nuwan Kulasekara were left...