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  1. Akshar to replace injuredRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    ... 20-year-old Akshar, who has already played nine ODIs for India taking 14 wickets with best figures of 3/40 against Sri Lanka. He was in contention for a place in the ODI squad for the tri-series after the Gujarat boy impressed one and all by taking ...

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  2. The Englishman who is leading Afghanistan to the World Cup despite terror threatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... home international games in the emirate of Sharjah, are in the same group as England, Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka but will fancy their chances against Bangladesh and Scotland. 'If we can beat those two and nick a win against one of the big ...

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  3. New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2014-15: Can New Zealand benefit from Kane Williamsona s captaincy in Tests?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CricketCountry.com

    With Sri Lanka touring New Zealand, one wonders whether it may be worth a go to appoint Kane Williamson as the Test captain Getty Images After Kane Williamson had a successful stint as the One-Day International series in the recently concluded, will it be advisable to appoint him captain in the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka . Pramod Ananth explores the possibility.

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  4. Cook aiming to 'enjoy cricket again'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... South Africa away, which are the two marquee series," Cook told Sky Sports. During the recent 5-2 series defeat in Sri Lanka, Cook said he would not resign, but a selectors' meeting on Friday took the decision for him. He had been appointed to lead ...

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  5. ICC names Sachin Tendulkar World Cup 2015 AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The International Cricket Council has named former Indian star batsman Sachin Tendulkar as the World Cup 2015 Ambassador. It will be the second successive time that the India maestro will be the Ambassador of ICC's pinnacle tournament, after he fulfilled the role in the previous event, which was co-hosted by Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka in 2011.

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  6. Sri Lanka pacer Malinga to return from injury with Kiwi One-day InternationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Colombo: Sri Lanka pace spearhead Lasith Malinga is recovering well from his ankle surgery and should be back in action during the later stages of the One-day International series in New Zealand next month, according to coach Marvan Atapattu. The mercurial Malinga underwent surgery on his left ankle in September and missed the team's one-day series against India and England.

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  7. Manhunt: Relative chops mom, 2 sisters almost to death, then sets home ablazeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    ... the media yesterday after he joi The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 begins on February 14 when New Zealand takes on Sri Lanka in the tournament opener in Christchurch. The search continues for four illegal immigrants, a Nigerian, a Guyanese, a Jamaican ...

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  8. Akshar Patel to Replace Injured Jadeja in Test SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Outlook

    ... the 20-year-old Axar, who has already played 9 ODIs for India taking 14 wickets with best figures of 3/40 against Sri Lanka. He was in contention for a place in the ODI squad for the tri-series after the Gujarat boy impressed one and all by taking ...

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  9. City confident it is ready for return of testsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Cricket bosses are expecting close to a full house for the first day's play at Hagley Oval. Artist impression Canterbury officials are confident the country's newest test venue will scrub up impressively when New Zealand meet Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval beginning on Friday.

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  10. Hagley Oval heads for Boxing Day test selloutRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... yesterday confirmed there were about 750 tickets left for the first day of the test between the Black Caps and Sri Lanka, as the new ground prepares to welcome its biggest crowd yet. "There's never been this number of pre-sales for a test match ever ...

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  11. Best of 2014: Virat Kohli and 4 Top Cricketers of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | India.com

    ... (ODI) with over a 1,000 runs in both formats. He retired from T20 Internationals earlier in the year after guiding Sri Lanka to its maiden title win on home soil. Through the process of the year, he also became the 23rd batsman to score 300 runs in ...

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  12. Tikolo seeks more exposure for KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... our strengths and weaknesses. And we had also got good games leading up to the World Cup, like against Pakistan A, Sri Lanka A, India A, Karnataka, Mumbaia "I keep getting the same question [why didn't we build on the good times], and I don't shy ...

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  13. Villagers' new hope after 2004 tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... of Galle in which it lies was hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami. More then 40, 000 people lost their lives in Sri Lanka alone. Tens of thousands of homes, schools and businesses were destroyed. Foundation of Goodness founder Kushil Gunesekara says the ...

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  14. Ranking the Players Dismissed for 199 in Tests on Batting TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Mohammad Azharuddin recorded his highest Test score of 199 against Sri Lanka, 18 years ago this week. The elegant Indian is one of just seven batsman in the history of Test cricket to fall so tantalisingly short of a double-hundred.

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  15. India vs Australia 2014-15: VVS Laxman preferred Pragyan Ojha as Ravindra Jadejaa s replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CricketCountry.com

    According to VVS Laxman, Pragyan Ojha could have been a better choice following his 10 wicket haul in the last Test he played against the West Indies back last year IANS Former India middle-order batsman, VVS Laxman on Monday said that he would have preferred Pragyan Ojha as a replacement for injured Ravindra Jadeja in the ongoing Test series against Australia Down Under. Presently, he has been replaced by Akshar Patel who was a sensation in spin bowling for India against Sri Lanka in the ODI series last month.

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  16. Younis Khan: Was not easy to make name under Saeed Anwar, Basit Ali, Rashid Latif and Moin KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CricketCountry.com

    ... earnest. Recalling his first experience against an international side, Younis touched upon the pressure of facing Sri Lanka while playing for Pakistan A. He revealed the first match's ordeal where the hosts were bowled out for just 39 runs after ...

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  17. Lasith Malinga: Will be back in action next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sporting Life

    The 31-year-old paceman, who spearheads the Sri Lanka attack, is recovering well from the operation that ruled him out of the one-day series against India and England. He should be available for the later stages of Sri Lanka's one-day international series against New Zealand next month, ahead of the World Cup.

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  18. 'Slinger Malinga' set to return for Lanka against KiwisRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Sri Lanka frontline seamer Lasith Malinga is on course for a return to the national squad towards the end of the seven match series against New Zealand. Malinga hasn't played since September after having a surgery to repair long-standing damage to his left ankle.

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  19. 'Prolific' Younis claims was not easy to make name under Anwar, Ali, Latif's dominanceRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... earnest. Recalling his first experience against an international side, Younis touched upon the pressure of facing Sri Lanka while playing for Pakistan A. He revealed the first match's ordeal where the hosts were bowled out for just 39 runs after ...

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  20. SA cricket lost two giants in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... hosted by Australia and New Zealand. It was not to be though, as a dismal run of scores in an ODI series against Sri Lanka in July prompted his retirement from all forms of international cricket after eighteen years of loyal service to his country. ...

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