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I didn’t fall into match-fixing trap because of my parents, Mahanama tells Dubai cricketers

The former Sri Lankan opening batsman and ICC match referee spent an hour on Friday morning, baring his soul as he shared his cricketing experience with the students, parents and coaches of Dubai’s Tellicherry Cricket Academy through a webinar.

Roshan Mahanama

A classically correct batsman who named his autobiography ‘Retired Hurt’ after the unfair treatment he received from the Sri Lankan selectors forced him to retire at the age of 33, Roshan Mahanama went on to become a successful ICC match referee, officiating in the first day and night Test match in history.

And the former Sri Lankan opening batsman spent an hour on Friday morning, baring his soul as he shared his cricketing experience with the students, parents and coaches of Dubai’s Tellicherry Cricket Academy through a webinar.

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