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Sunday, April 20, 2014
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World's newest Twenty20 champions Sri Lanka were in for a major shock yesterday when England Cricket Board appointed Peter Moores as England's head coach and was all set to make Paul Farbrace his deputy. Englishman Farbrace, 46, came in as Sri Lanka coach in January this year...
Sunday, April 20, 2014
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There was intense speculation last week that England were lining up Sri Lanka’s World Twenty20 winning coach Paul Farbrace for a senior role within the new coaching set-up, which wasfinalisedon Saturday with the appointment of Peter Moores as Head Coach.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
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What will be the Selectors' approach when it comes to the T20 captaincy? That is obviously the question of many people. With the selectors somewhat embarrassed by the sudden lack of form the official skipper Chandimal showed in the Last World T20 and with a standing skipper Lasith...
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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If one thought that Twenty20 was all about slam-bang cricket, one has to take a closer look at how Sri Lanka bowled in the final of the recently concluded ICC World T-20 to figure out that it is, in fact, not so.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Farbrace’s defection is a massive setback for SLC. Finding a successor for Graham Ford proved to be a tedious one for Sri Lankan authorities and it finally ended last December when Farbrace came on board.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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A much talked about school cricketer in Kandy is Hansamal Perera, the tall, upright, stylish batsman from St. Sylvester’s College. He enjoyed his most successful season in 2013/14 when he accumulated nearly 800 runs.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Some Sri Lankan fans had left the ground by that stage as there was going to be only one winner. But some die-hard fans remained hoping for a miracle to happen. That exactly was what took place that night at MCG.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Sanga’s masterclass century in the Boxing Day Test Match of 2011 set up a historic win against the Proteas. The deadly South African attack comprised Dale Steyn, Marchant de Langa, Morne Morkel and Jacques Kallis.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Submitted by RG-Kandy
Now the cricket summer is over. Here in Sri Lanka it is cricket autumn. Till the IPL rain is over, the majority of the cricketers will take a well-earned break, after three months of continuous hard work.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Submitted by RG-Kandy
Sri Lanka Cricket’s strong man and secretary Nishantha Ranatunga says national cricketers who are in a standoff with the authorities will have to sign their annual central contracts on offered terms, even though they are on a high winning the T-20 World Cup.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Sri Lanka’s National Coach Paul Farbrace was strongly tipped to be named into the England coaching team yesterday. If so Farbrace will become new England coach Peter Moores’ second-in-command.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Sri Lanka showed that natural skills, grit, unity and doing it our special way,can take on the best, and come out on top.