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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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It’s still far away and difficult to predict so early. But I expect Sri Lanka to be a serious force to reckon with despite the World Cup being played in different conditions. Of course, Australia and New Zealand will have the advantage because they’re used to the conditions.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today expressed its regret over claims made against the Secretary and CEO of the SLC by National Cricketer Mahela Jayawardena and stated that ‘such statements as damaging to both the image of the institution and the officials concerned.’ “Sri Lanka Cricket would...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Nishantha Ranatunga, General Secretary of SLC, who was criticized in public by Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara at a press conference yesterday, has come under pressure to step down from his position at Sri Lanka Cricket.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Sri Lanka Cricket added that as an institution it regrets such “unsubstantiated accusations” leveled against the Secretary and CEO of the cricket board by a senior member of the National Team without verifying the facts, a sportsman who the cricket board says holds in the highest esteem...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Sri Lanka Cricket would like to categorically state that neither the Hony. Secretary nor the CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket had volunteered any statement to the Press regarding Mahela Jayawardena’s decision to address the media regarding his apparent retirement...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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“He is interested, but nothing has been decided yet,” confirmed coach Jon Lewis. “It’s doubtful he would be here in time for our first match at Northampton on Sunday, but hopefully we would have him for the next five, possibly six, championship games.”
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Colombo Sri Lanka’s team flew home in triumph Tuesday to a huge street party after winning the world Twenty20 tournament, but celebrations were marred by controversy over the retirements of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara. Tens of thousands of fans lined the street from the main..
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Sri Lanka cricket team set foot on Bangladesh on January 24 and after 73 days of continuous cricket, the proud Lankan unit finally returned home yesterday to their family and loved ones with their heads held high after winning every trophy that has come their way during their long stay.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Three months of cricket extravaganza in the country, that also included two multi-nation cricket tournaments, finally came to an end on Sunday with Sri Lanka lifting the World Twenty20 trophy. Apart from the bilateral home series the major challenges – the ACC Asia Cup and the ICC World...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Returning to a heroes’ welcome 18 years in the making, former captain Mahela Jayawardene called out Sri Lanka Cricket officials yesterday, expressing his disappointment on how they handled the controversy surrounding his and Kumar Sangakkara’s T20 international retirements...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Sunday the 6th of April was another red-letter day in the cricketing history of Sri Lanka. What we saw when the Sri Lankan cricketers triumphantly won the T-20 World Cup final was astounding. The victory brought all Sri Lankans together, jubilantly celebrating the event late in to the...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Arrangements have been made to offer a red carpet welcome in parliament today (09) to the national cricket team that won the World T-20. The team would be welcomed by Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa and both government and opposition members would participate in congratulating the national team...