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2 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

Mathews puts faith on versatile XI

Adaptability has been among Sri Lanka's strengths in global competitions. Since 2007, they have put together their fine run of finals appearances by reacting quickly to the diverse challenges each new opposition and venue pose, during the competition.

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7 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Time, TV Info and Preview

Sri Lanka and Pakistan are far from strangers having contested 141 One-Day Internationals since 1975 and, as per their current three-match series, the two teams are normally evenly matched.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka to issue a stamp to honor Mahela Jayawardene

Aug 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Deputy Minister of Postal Services, former Sri Lankan cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya said Thursday that he would take steps to issue a stamp to honor recently retired prolific Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene.

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The Cricketer International

Gamage to coach Bangladesh Women

Champika Gamage , the former Sri Lanka medium-pacer, has taken over as head coach of the Bangladesh women's team.

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The Indian Express

Five J&K students quit Punjab college after clash over cheering Pak cricket team

Five students from Jammu and Kashmir quit their engineering college near Lalru and headed home following a clash between two groups of students in the hostel, allegedly over "cheering" the Pakistan cricket team while watching a match on TV on Tuesday night.

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BleacherReport

Ranking the Top 50 Batsmen in ODI Cricket by Strike Rate

With attention around the globe beginning to focus on next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, which gets underway in just six months' time, we rank the Top 50 batsmen in one-day international cricket by their strike rate.

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Droitwich Advertiser

Alastair Cook has much to ponder ahead of the second one-day international

Alastair Cook needs to find some effective answers quickly if England are to avoid making a damaging false start to their World Cup preparations.

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York Press

Yorkshire skipper Gale declares Rashid 'best spinner'

Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 18/08/2014 - Cricket - LV County Championship Div One - Yorkshire CCC v Sussex CCC, Day 4 - North Marine Road, Scarborough, England - Yorkshire's Adil Rashid is congratulated on the wicket of Sussex's Lewis Ha ANDREW GALE says Yorkshire are very lucky to have Adil Rashid in their ranks as the leg-spinning ... (more)

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The Indian Express

Saeed Ajmal joins squad, PCB still prepared for the worst

The official conceded that the board was prepared for the worst since ICC had decided to come down hard on bowlers.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Cricketer International

Captain fires in rare 300-plus chase

Runs hit by AB de Villiers in this match, which is the second highest score by a South Africa captain after Graeme Smith's 141 against England in Centurion in the 2009 Champions Trophy.

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Wall Street Journal

Cricket in a Spin Over Chucking

Bangladesh spinner Sohag Gazi sends down a delivery against Sri Lanka during the first Test in Dhaka on Jan. 28. It hasn't been much fun recently being an international spinner.

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Fiji Times

Sri Lanka levels ODI series with Pakistan

Thisara Perera smashed 65 off 36 balls and then grabbed three wickets as Sri Lanka thumped Pakistan by 77 runs in the second one-dayer on Tuesday to level the three-match series 1-1.

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Times of Oman

Cricket: Raina ton sets up huge India win over England

India's Suresh Raina celebrates getting 100 runs during their One Day International cricket match against England's in Cardiff, Wales.

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Daily Times

Kashmiris attacked in India's Chandigarh college : August 27, 2014,

CHANDIGARH, India In yet another incident related to cricket, at least half a dozen Kashmiri students sustained injuries after Indian students and residents allegedly thrashed them at the Swami Parmanand College of Engineering & Technology in Chandigarh, forcing them to flee.

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The Independent

Joe Root rejects Graeme Swann barbs and backs captain Alastair Cook

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BleacherReport

Power Ranking the Test Cricket Nations: August 2014

Welcome to our power rankings for the nations of Test cricket for the month of August, where we rank all 10 sides based upon a combination of their ICC Test ranking and recent form.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Yahoo!

Mahmood calls for end to mental health 'taboo'

Last week cricket stars from several countries gathered at a leading London hotel for Mahmood's benefit dinner, where tributes to him were led by Pakistan great Wasim Akram.

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Suria

S. Africa spinners eye hard-hitting...

South Africa will look to extract an advantage from their superior spin options when they take on a hard-hitting Australian side in the second match of a triangular series in Harare on Wednesday.

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The Cricketer International

Taylor's best earns Nottinghamshire semi-final

Nottinghamshire 313 for 5 beat Derbyshire 228 by 85 runs Scorecard James Taylor would be quite justified in asking what more he must do to be given the chance to relaunch his England career.

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Times of Oman

Cricket: Pakistan to help bowlers with suspect actions

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal arrives with a Pakistan official at the Australian National Cricket Centre, Brisbane.

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