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36 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Cricket: Williamson suspended from bowling

Kane Williamson has scored an unwanted first, becoming the first New Zealander to be suspended from bowling because of an illegal action.

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Nepalnews.com

Closed camp cricket training prior to Asian Games 'uncertain'

The closed camp training of the National Cricket Teams prior to the 17th Asian Games scheduled for Incheon, South Korea on September 19-October 4, has apparently become "uncertain" due to the lack of adequate fund.

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Manning River Times

Taree's Nick Larkin makes Irish cricket side

TAREE cricketer Nick Larkin has been named in the Irish side to play Sri Lanka A in a three match one day series starting today.

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Rediff.com

Cricket Buzz: Anderson hearing on Aug 1; David Boon to hold Jadeja's

He made the announcement during the preliminary hearing, on Tuesday morning, which was attended by representatives of Anderson and the ECB and their legal counsel, the ICC's Ethics & Regulatory Lawyer, and representatives of the BCCI and their legal counsel.

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Times of Oman

Cricket: Cook remains captain as England call up Buttler

England's captain Alastair Cook sits with coach Peter Moores on the dressing room balcony during the second cricket test match against India at Lord's cricket ground in London July 21, 2014.

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Newkerala.com

Waqar counting on Ajmal for Sri Lanka series

Pakistan's national team head coach Waqar Younis is reportedly banking on ace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal to win the series against Sri Lanka.

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News24

Sport24.co.za | Proteas won't be backing down

Cape Town - The Proteas have descended from the high of winning the first Test against Sri Lanka, and have shifted their focus to the final match starting in Colombo on Thursday.

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The Cricketer International

Lakmal targets gradual improvement for pace attack

Shane Bond dreamed of knocking batsmen out, so they would fall on their stumps. Dale Steyn loves nothing more than to "pitch leg, hit off".

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The Courier

Ballarat cricketer Short assists with upset win in Darwin

BALLARAT cricket export Matt Short is putting his game against proven test and one-day international players in northern Australia.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka's Western Provincial Council Chief Minister accused of assaulting a man

July 22, Colombo: Chief Minister of Sri Lanka's Western Provincial Council Prasanna Ranatunga is accused of attacking an individual and injuirng him.

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The Cricketer International

Sri Lanka call up Niroshan Dickwella

In a left-field selection move, uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been flown in from England to join the Sri Lanka squad ahead of the second Test against South Africa, a selector has confirmed.

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Stabroek News

Sharma bowls India to victory as England crumble

Ishant Sharma claimed seven wickets to bowl India to a 95-run victory over England in the second test at Lord's yesterday, their first overseas win since 2011.

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