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Monday, August 18, 2014
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Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been reprimanded and warned for a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel during the fourth day’s play in the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC)on Sunday.
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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The 37-year-old, who had retired from T20 internationals after Sri Lanka's title-winning campaign in the World T20 in April, will now play only one-day cricket heading into next year's World Cup. Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapakse was among the 4,000 home fans who...
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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Some 17 years ago, news of a 20-year-old Mahela Jayawardene making his Test debut barely attracted a headline. In the same match, Sri Lanka racked up 6-952, courtesy of a triple hundred from Sanath Jayasuriya, a double from Roshan Mahanama, and 126 from Aravinda de Silva.
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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On the fourth day of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley in June, Cook made a tactical blunder, opting to try and contain Angelo Mathews focus his attacking efforts on tailender Rangana Herath. The move backfired, Herath made 48 and added 139 for the eight wicket with Mathews.
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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England and Sri Lanka have improved their positions on the Reliance ICC Test Team Championship after winning their series against India and Pakistan, respectively. England defeated India by 3-1 in the series that finished at The Oval on Sunday, while Sri Lanka beat Pakistan 2-0 in Colombo...
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardena who is retiring from test cricket today, said in his emotional farewell speech that his great mate Kumar Sangakkara has a “little bit of cricket left in him.
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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පසුගිය බ්‍රහස්පතින්දා (14 දා) 'අද' පුවත්පතෙහි මුල් පිටුවේ ඡායාරූපය වූයේ කළුවරගස්වැව ප්‍රදේශයේ පුංචි පවුලක් ටෙස්ට් ක්‍රිකට් පිටියෙන් අද (18 දා) දිනයේ දී සමුගන්නා මහේල ජයවර්ධනට සුබපැතුම් එක්කර තිබූ අයුරුය.
AmilaSaman
Monday, August 18, 2014
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It took Sri Lanka just under an hour on the fifth morning to wrap up the Pakistan innings and kick off the celebrations at the SSC. A 2-0 win in his final series in the presence of his fans and team-mates - current and former, a silken-shot laden final innings - Mahela Jayawardene could...
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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Rangana Herath completed a five-wicket haul en route to dismissing 14 for the match to help ensure former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene retires from Test cricket with a 2-0 series sweep of Pakistan in the first session of final day on Monday.
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Sunday, August 17, 2014
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Cricket bigwigs are fighting among themselves to get into the podium during the post match presentation of the second Test against Pakistan where former captain Mahela Jayawardene will be felicitated. SLC Chief Jayantha Dharmadasa in an e-mail to members had suggested the names of the...
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