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2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Kumar Sangakkara may yet join Durham, says coach Jon Lewis

The county champions have been in negotiations with the 36-year-old over a short-term deal for some time, and Lewis is keeping his fingers crossed that an agreement which could see the wicketkeeper-batsman play in two Championship fixtures can be struck.

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5 hrs ago | The Independent

Yorkshire close grip on victory amid showers

Once upon a time, the rain that set in just after tea here would have brought a swift expression of regret from the umpires' room and an early start to the evening's entertainment for the players, but these are different times, with a resolute determination that the show must go on.

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10 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

CRICKET: England captain Cook to face Gloucestershire

THERE will be a rare chance for cricket fans to see England captain Alastair Cook return to his county roots when Gloucestershire take on Essex in the County Championship next week.

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14 hrs ago | Ananova

Sri Lanka duo facing action

The SLC board were angered that the veteran pair hinted at retirement from Twenty20 internationals to the media without first informing the board.

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18 hrs ago | BleacherReport

IPL 2014: Most Wickets, Best Figures, Bowling Averages and Economy Rates

It's understandable, for T20 brings the type of explosive action that gets the punters through the gate and makes for such an intriguing spectacle, especially in the case of the IPL 2014.

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21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Sri Lanka coach resigns

Sri Lanka were left searching for their seventh coach in four years after Paul Farbrace resigned on Tuesday to take up a possible assignment with England, Sri Lanka Cricket said.

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21 hrs ago | BBC News

Ireland can beat Sri Lanka - Joyce

Ed Joyce believes Ireland will never have a better chance of toppling world champions Sri Lanka than when the sides meet twice at Clontarf next month.

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21 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Cricket - Farbrace resigns as Sri Lanka coach, set for England role

Sri Lanka head coach Paul Farbrace has resigned and is set to take up the position of assistant coach of England, Sri Lanka Cricket said on Tuesday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Cricketer International

England's Pietersen folly

They were making good progress in building a world-class side, but not getting rid of Kevin Pietersen after the texting saga in 2012 cost them greatly How does a team fall dramatically or rise brilliantly? What is behind a a sudden shift in fortunes? Is it a fickle moment, a natural cycle gone wrong, or a case of being resurrected inspirationally, ... (more)

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The Cricketer International

Onions makes his well rehearsed case

Durham 308 and 152 for 7 lead Somerset 185 by 275 runs Scorecard This is a match report that could, to a large extent, have been written with the cut and paste keys.

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The New Zealand Herald

Cricket: World Cup 2015 calls for helpers

Cricket fans Lakshini, left, and Priyesha Mendis are keen to help out at next year's Cricket World Cup.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Moin Khan appointed Pakistan cricket chief selector

Former captain and coach Moin Khan was appointed as chief selector by the Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday, and Zaheer Abbas as honorary adviser to the chairman.

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Worcester News

Saeed Ajmal given green light to figure for County

The ace is believed to be flying out to England early this week and should be available for the LV= County Championship Division Two home match against Derbyshire that begins at New Road on Sunday.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

York Press

Selection headache looming as Yorkshire are boosted by Gary Ballance century

YORKSHIRE coach Jason Gillespie is going to have one heck of a selection headache this weekend after a positive day for Yorkshire on and off the field.

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Ananova

'Moores to be judged on Ashes'

Surrey coach Alec Stewart says new England coach Peter Moores will ultimately be judged on whether or not he wins back the Ashes.

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The Cricketer International

Chaos threatens to engulf SL again

The possible departure of Paul Farbrace will cause fresh tumult for Sri Lanka, just two weeks after their World T20 win sparked scenes of jubilation For almost 18 years, there was hardly a better time to be a Sri Lanka cricket fan than the past two weeks.

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The Daily Star

BCB's mental reinforcement

Bangladesh's dismal display in the recent World Twenty20 at home has led to the Bangladesh Cricket Board hiring an expert who will work with the national team as a 'psychological skill development coach'.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

The ICC cannot be serious: Ian Chappell

No associate nation should be playing Test cricket -- neither Bangladesh or Zimbabwe; the longer form needs to have more competitive balance not less to prosper, writes Ian Chappell The ICC's recent announcement that they are providing a pathway to Test cricket for associate nations almost - I stress almost - made me forget the dysfunctional nature ... (more)

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The Nation

It's getting increasingly tough for bowlers: Ajmal

Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal, widely regarded as the world's best off-spinner, says that life is becoming increasingly tough for bowlers in limited-overs cricket.

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International Business Times

Watch IPL 7 Match 6 Live: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils Live Streaming Information

KKR spinner Sunil Narine will look to spin a web around the Delhi Daredevils in their IPL 7 game.

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