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2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Amla, AB made to dig deep

South Africa batted cautiously to reach 98 for three as they try to preserve their 1-0 lead in the series in the second Test and final against Sri Lanka on Friday.

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6 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Covers on ahead of Ageas Bowl Test - to keep the sun off

The heatwave has given Gray an unusual problem but it makes a refreshing change to the rain that spoiled the Ageas Bowl's first Test, against Sri Lanka in 2011.

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7 hrs ago | News24

Sport24.co.za | LIVE: 150 up for Jayawardene

The 2014 SWC might be over, but the PSL and English Premiership are around the corner! Have your say on our Forum! Niroshan Dickwella has shown Dinesh Chandimal how much he has to do to get back into this SL side.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Cricketer International

Jordan sparks Warwickshire collapse

Sussex 413 and 245 for 9 dec beat Warwickshire 333 and 99 by 226 runs Scorecard For only the second time since the war, Sussex have completed the double over Warwickshire.

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Manning River Times

No luck for Taree's Nick Larkin in Irish test cricket debut

TAREE'S Nick Larkin didn't have the best of starts to his career with the Irish cricket side in the first of a three match one day series against Sri Lanka A this week in Ireland.

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The Cricketer International

'Unhappy' Samit Patel seeks 50-over solace

After a five-year hiatus, 50-over cricket returns to the English county programme under the guise of the Royal London One-Day Cup this weekend amid no little scepticism and many questions.

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Express India

Mahela Jayawardene joins Sunil Gavaskar and Brian Lara with ton against South Africa

Summary Mahela Jayawardene hit a classy unbeaten century to take Sri Lanka to a strong 212 for three wickets at tea on the first day of the second test against South Africa on Thursday.

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Wiltshire Times

CRICKET: Vince included in Lions squad

STEEPLE Ashton cricketer James Vince has been named in the England Lions squad for their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Ravi Bopara named in England Lions squad for triangular series

ESSEX'S Ravi Bopara has been named in the England Lions triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Hampshire batsman James Vince named in England Lions one day squad

HAMPSHIRE batsman James Vince has been named in the England Lions squad for their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

CLT20: Kolkata Knight Riders to battle Chennai Super Kings in opener

New Delhi: Reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will play Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match of this year's Champions League Twenty20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on September 17. The sixth edition of the Twenty20 tournament will be held in four Indian cities -- Hyderabad, Mohali, Bangalore and ... (more)

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Hampshire Chronicle

Massive few days ahead for Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove

IT won't only be Alastair Cook under the spotlight when the England v India Test series moves onto the outskirts of Southampton this weekend.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Cricketer International

SL opt to bat, Dickwella debuts

On Sunday, 21-year-old Niroshan Dickwella was playing a playing a limited-overs game 9000 kilometres away, and was not in Sri Lanka's Test squad.

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The Telegraph

Mahela farewell at SSC

Colombo: Sri Lanka has shifted the venue of the second Test against Pakistan next month to enable former captain Mahela Jayawardene to bow out of Test cricket at his club ground in Colombo.

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The Indian Express

Ravichandran Ashwin should be in the playing XI, says Bishan Singh Bedi

'You don't pick Ashwin and get Murali Vijay to bowl off-spinners, it doesn't make sense,' Bedi said.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Cricket extends Marvan Atapattu's tenure as interim coach till August

July 23, Colombo: The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to extend the tenure of the interim national coach Marvan Atapattu till August, the SLC announced today.

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Times of Oman

Cricket: South Africa captain Amla heaps praise on struggling Tahir

South Africa's Imran Tahir bowls during a practice session ahead of their second test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo July 23, 2014.

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Newkerala.com

Thirimanna to lead Sri Lanka cricket team at Asiad

Left handed batsman Lahiru Thirimanna will skipper the Sri Lanka cricket team at the Asian Games to be held at Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 4. The National Selection Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket named a 15-member squad for the 17th Asiad with Thirimanna as the captain and another southpaw Upul Tharanga as vice-captain.

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Suria

Pakistan cricket board to approve new...

The Pakistan Cricket Board is set next week to adopt a new constitution intended to make the appointment of its chairman more democratic and weaken political influence.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lankan and South African cricketers raise funds for the Sri Lanka Visually Handicapped XI

July 23, Colombo: Standard Chartered joins hands with Sri Lanka Cricket to continue its efforts to raise funds and awareness for the Sri Lankan Visually Handicapped XI and its bid at this year's World Cup in South Africa in November.

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