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  1. England whittles down coach search to 1 candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The England and Wales Cricket Board said Monday it is in exclusive negotiations with its preferred candidate, who is widely reported in the British and Australian media to be Trevor Bayliss. Bayliss, a 52-year-old Australian who has never played international cricket, is a former coach of Sri Lanka and led the team to the World Cup final in 2011.

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  2. Hussain: Bayliss fits billRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Sky Sports

    ... so maybe he just ticks more boxes. Bayliss has plenty of international experience as a coach having coached Sri Lanka for four years between 2007 and 2011 alongside the man standing in as England coach, Paul Farbrace. Bayliss has not played ...

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  3. Australian Trevor Bayliss reportedly accepts England coaching roleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    ... and Gillespie said he had spoken with Strauss about the position. Bayliss has had successful stints as coach of Sri Lanka, Sydney Sixers, New South Wales and Indian Premier League side Kolkata Knight Riders. The appointment of an Australian to lead ...

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  4. Bayliss in talks with ECBRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sky Sports

    But we understand the ECB is now in exclusive negotiations with just one candidate, and that man is Bayliss, one of the most experienced, successful and widely travelled coaches in world cricket. He has plenty of international experience - he coached the Sri Lanka national team which reached the World Cup final in 2011.

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  5. Trevor Bayliss: England on verge of appointing Australian as new coachRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... Bayliss was racing towards the job and these have been confirmed by Standard Sport. Bayliss, 52, was with Sri Lanka from 2007 to 2011, where he worked alongside Paul Farbrace, who is England's interim coach. Farbrace would be expected to stay on as ...

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  6. Gillespie set to stay with YorkshireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    Jason Gillespie is set to stay with Yorkshire as Trevor Bayliss seems to have emerged as the front-runner for the England coach's job The 40-year-old Australian now looks likely to be overlooked for the England coach's job, with morning reports suggesting that another Australian, Trevor Bayliss, is now the front runner. Bayliss, a former head coach of Sri Lanka and someone with a strong working relationship with Paul Farbrace, is currently in charge of New South Wales.

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  7. Trevor Bayliss has reportedly emerged as England's surprise choice to be their new coachRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Droitwich Advertiser

    ... his compatriot but has a fine coaching pedigree having led New South Wales to two Sheffield Shield titles, helped Sri Lanka to the 2011 World Cup final and won the Indian Premier League with Kolkata Knight Riders. He is also a former colleague of ...

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  8. Saeed Ajmal will return to WorcestershireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sporting Life

    ... welcomed top-level international cricket back to the country after a six-year absence after militants attacked a Sri Lanka team bus in 2009. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) also remained optimistic of playing India in a full series in the United ...

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  9. One Year Of Modi Government: Burnishing India's imageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... is another plus - from the Modi visit to Kathmandu to the earthquake relief provided by India. In similar fashion, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and the Indian Ocean island nations have figured prominently on the Modi radar and this is commendable. One year is ...

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  10. England vs New Zealand LIVE: Follow all the action as as it happens ...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... it to be another Australian in Jason Gillespie but Andrew Strauss has sprung a surprise by turning to the former Sri Lanka coach who is now in charge of New South Wales. It seems that Gillespie's reluctance to be on the road with England 12 months ...

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  11. England set to appoint Australian Trevor Bayliss as coach ahead of Ashes seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The 52-year-old Australian, who has previously coached Sri Lanka, is understood to have accepted an offer from England director of cricket Andrew Strauss, and is expected to be in place in time for the Ashes. The news came as a surprise after it had been widely assumed the job would go to Yorkshire's Australian coach Jason Gillespie following the sacking last month of Peter Moores.

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  12. Malik, Sami recalled in Pakistan squad for ODIsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ... welcomed top-level international cricket back to the country after a six-year absence after militants attacked a Sri Lanka team bus in 2009. Off-spinner Saeed Ajmal was left out for the matches at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium on Tuesday, Friday and ...

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  13. Pakistan chief proposes home matches in IndiaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    ... but accept others are unlikely to follow. "India will be more cost-effective," he said, adding Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have also offered to host home matches. India cancelled bilateral cricket series with its neighbour after Pakistani militants ...

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  14. Pakistan pip Zimbabwe to clinch T20 series 2-0Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    ... once again demonstrated how keen they are to witness (international) cricket here." Six years after an attack on Sri Lanka's team bus in Lahore left six Pakistani policemen and a van driver dead, Zimbabwe became the first Test-playing nation to tour ...

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  15. CRICKET: Woods and Shurmer set up convincing victory for Great TewRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    ... in his second and third overs, dismissing both Adam Ali and Andrew Viney for ducks. Shurmer took the key wicket of Sri Lanka under 23 player Maduka Liyanapathiranage and Fahad Mullahzad without a run added. Their blushes were spared in part by ...

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  16. Sri Lankan women's cricket team 'forced into sexual favours'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    An investigation by Sri Lanka's sports ministry has found evidence that members of the national women's cricket team had been forced to perform sexual favours for officials in order to earn or keep their places in the squad. The probe, sparked by reports that a player had been dropped for refusing to have sex with cricketing officials, uncovered "shameful" evidence of sexual harassment inflicted on female players, according to the three-member committee tasked with leading the investigation.

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  17. Eden will host T20I versus SARead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: The tour programme and fixtures committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India met here on Sunday to finalise the venues for the tours of South Africa and Sri Lanka in 2015-16. South Africa will be playing four Test matches, five one-day Internationals and 3 T20 Internationals in October-November later this year.

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  18. Pakistan outplay Zimbabwe in thriller to clinch T20 series : May 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... in the warm-ups but did not play any other matches for Zimbabwe in the tournament. Six years after an attack on Sri Lanka's team bus in Lahore left six Pakistani policemen and a van driver dead, Zimbabwe became the first Test-playing nation to tour ...

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  19. 'Over the past year, I've seen plenty of leadership from PM'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    ... India, reaching out to the grassroots is a huge challenge. It would challenge any leader. My 100th Test (against Sri Lanka in 2005) was in Ahmedabad and Mr Modi, who was then Gujarat's chief minister, was kind enough to invite me home for a chat. It ...

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  20. IPL 2015: Top Run-Scorers, Wicket-Takers, Averages and More After T20 FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... looked under threat. Malinga set the tone by conceding just seven runs from his opening two overs. Although the Sri Lanka star didn't seize any wickets in that opening burst, his control saw the required rate soar for the Super Kings, increasing the ...

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