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Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Ranjit Fernando: Former Sri Lanka vice-captain: Sri Lanka’s Twenty20 World Cup victory epitomizes the true spirit and character of our cricket. Great team spirit and enjoying each other’s success was the feature which was projected to the world. Sri Lanka showed that natural skills, grit...
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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England took on Sri Lanka at The Oval, August 27th to 31st, 1998 and what a Test match it turned out to be! Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga pulled a surprise out of his bag and opted to field. This seemed to be a challenge. England had a glimpse of Muttiah Muralitharan during Sri Lanka...
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Sri Lanka Cricket is on record saying that all the money won will be distributed equally among only the players. They say that none of the support staff is eligible. We consider that that is a 'doosra' and SLC is not playing fair by the support staff, especially the coaches and...
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced yesterday that SLC is uanable to contact their current national coach Paul Farbrace, who is in England at the moment. "SLC has received numerous inquiries from the Media in relation to England and Wales Cricket Board's interest in recruiting...
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Carlton Bernadus, the Head of Cricket Operations said it will ‘bond countries together and also become the force and the future.” Bernadus went on to say, “It is important that we give an opportunity not only to play cricket but to make friends.”
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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I went to sleep that night after the game. However, I was woken up at about one 1.00am by a phone call from him. He told me about the win. I could hear players still celebrating and singing in the background. I couldn’t help shedding a tear.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Sri Lanka cricketers have been given a deadline of 5 pm on Monday April 21 to make known their availability for the tour to England that commences next month.Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) sources stated that the players will have to sign a tour contract once they make known their availability.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Sri Lanka Under-17 levelled the three-match series with a commanding 52-run victory against England Under-17 yesterday at the R Premadasa International Stadium. Batting first the Sri Lankan youngsters could only manage 179 runs as they were bowled out inside 42 overs...
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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S. Thomas’ College emerged the champions of the Singer Cup Under-19 Inter School T20 Cricket Tournament yesterday at the Bloomfield ground in Colombo when they beat St Joseph’s College by 111 runs while St. Peter’s College won the loser’s final beating Dharmasoka College Ambalangoda.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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The past few weeks we discussed Sri Lanka’s performances in ICC World Cups at the beginning of the new millennium. Now that Lankans accomplished that belated dream of a win the next target of the SLC should be the ICC ODI World Cup 2015 - while the iron is still hot. With the limited time...
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Sri Lanka has a knack of handing out farewells in style to its cricketing legends when they decide to call it a day.The very recent send-off was for two of their present legends Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene when they bowed out of Twenty20 Internationals in style with the...
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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There is nothing to stop Farbrace from terminating his two-year contract with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and joining ECB as he is on probation for six months and during that period there is an exit clause where he foregoes a six-month salary which the ECB will have to pay SLC.