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  1. Ajmal has to work further on actionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    ... has been cracking down on bowlers with suspect actions, suspending five since July. New Zealand's Kane Williamson, Sri Lanka's Sachitra Senanayake, Zimbabwe's Propser Utseya and Bangladesh's Sohag Gazi have been pulled up.

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  2. SL drop Dinesh,Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    Colombo: Sri Lanka named their 15-member squad for the five-match ODI series against India next month, with notable omissions being former T20 captain Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne. The five ODIs will be played in Cuttack, Hyderabad, Calcutta, Ahmedabad and Ranchi between November 2 to 14. Sri Lanka will play a warm-up game against India A in Mumbai on October 30. A half-fit Kumar Sangakkara has been included in the touring party.

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  3. West Indies tour of India: Hurricane set to sweep Windies into the shadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies They have materialised into the storms of players' strikes in 1998-99 prior to the inaugural tour of apartheid-free South Africa, in 2005 in Sri Lanka and 2009 at home against Bangladesh.

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  4. Pakistan vs Australia 2014: Younis Khan century guides hosts to 219/4 on Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | India.com

    ... O'Keefe playing their first Tests. The second and final Test will start in Abu Dhabi on October 30. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Younis Khan's knock of 177 helps Pakistan post 451/10 against Sri Lanka at Galle Glenn Maxwell's cracking knock ...

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  5. A choice by defaultRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    When selectors picked Shahadat Hossain for Bangladesh's first Test against Zimbabwe last week, analysts, journalists and even a number of cricket enthusiasts seemed to have had a brain freeze momentarily. Why would Bangladesh's selectors recall a bowler whom the think-tank had written off 19 months ago after a dreadful series against Sri Lanka? Is it his current domestic record? Not quite.

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  6. SL names squad for India ODIsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Sri Lanka, minus leading strike bowlers Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath, on Wednesday named a mixture of experienced players and likely contenders in its 15-man squad for a one-day international series against India starting next week. The five-match series is not part of the official tour program, but was arranged after West Indies pulled out of its tour to India due to a pay dispute.

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  7. Another crisis, another Younis masterclassRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... hundreds against all Test teams. "It [the record] wasn't in my mind, but as I started getting closer, like in the Sri Lanka series, at that time when I equalled [Mohammad] Yousuf it felt like if I keep playing more series, and with Australia coming, ...

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  8. WICB keen to repair damageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

    ... In the immediate term, India will attempt to fill the gap with a hastily arranged five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka - to be held next month in Cuttack, Hyderabad, Ranchi, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. And while West Indian relations with the game's ...

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  9. Pakistan vs Australia 2014: Younis Khan proud at scoring record 25th Test tonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | CricketCountry.com

    ... all countries," said Younis after the match. Before Younis, Gary Kirsten and Jacques Kallis of South Africa, Sri Lanka's Marvan Atapattu, Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, Australia's Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting and Adam Gilchrist, India's ...

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  10. Chandimal, Thirimanne dropped from Sri Lankan ODI squad vs IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    Sri Lanka has named its 15-member squad for the five-match ODI series against India next month, with notable omissions being former T20 captain Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne. However a half-fit Kumar Sangakkara is there in the touring party.

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  11. ECB choose Loughborough as test centreRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    ... international bowlers being suspended. Prosper Utseya (Zimbabwe), Sohag Gazi (Bangladesh), Sachithra Senanayake (Sri Lanka), Kane Williamson (New Zealand) and Saeed Ajmal (Pakistan) have all felt the wrath of the ICC after their actions were ...

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  12. WICB in danger of being suspended from ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... the fourth ODI. They were due to have played five ODIs, one Twenty20 and three Tests as part of the tour. While Sri Lanka have stepped in to fill the void with a five-match ODI series (ESPNcricinfo understands the ECB were also approached with a ...

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  13. Sri Lanka names mixture of experienced and fringe players for hastily agreed India ODIsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Sri Lanka, minus leading strike bowlers Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath, on Wednesday named a mixture of experienced players and likely contenders in its 15-man squad for a one-day international series against India starting next week. The five-match series is not part of the official tour program, but was arranged after West Indies pulled out of its tour to India due to a pay dispute.

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  14. 'Embarrassed' WICB seeks urgent crisis talks with BCCIRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ... that were still on the schedule. The BCCI, which quickly replaced the abandoned matches with five ODIs against Sri Lanka next month, did not indicate a figure for its damages claim but media reports estimate it stands to lose $50 million in revenue. ...

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  15. Stephen O'Keefe to make Test debutRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... age and their potential to come through." O'Keefe is a great fan of fellow left arm spinner Rangana Herath from Sri Lanka, who is the leading Test wicket-taker in the world this year with 60 wickets at an average of 27. "He's one of the guys I look ...

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  16. Emotional day as Marsh, O'Keefe debutRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | West Australian

    ... game against Pakistan A. Geoff Marsh also presented son Shaun with his baggy green cap for his Test debut in Sri Lanka in 2011. It's the first father-and-two-sons combination in Australia Test cricket. New Zealand's Hadlee family and India's ...

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  17. Pakistan reach 3-125 at tea against AustRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... boys in an on-field ceremony. Geoff Marsh also presented son Shaun with his baggy green cap for his Test debut in Sri Lanka in 2011. It's the first father-and-two-sons combination in Australia Test cricket. New Zealand's Hadlee family and India's ...

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  18. Four Changes In Sri Lanka ODI SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Cricket World

    Sri Lanka have made four changes in naming a One-Day International squad for the first three matches in India next month. Into the squad come left-arm spinner Chathuranga de Silva , wicket-keeper Niroshan Dickwella , fast bowler Lahiru Gamage and opening batsman Kusal Perera .

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  19. Pakistan reach 2-50 at lunch v AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... boys in an on-field ceremony. Geoff Marsh also presented son Shaun with his baggy green cap for his Test debut in Sri Lanka in 2011. It's the first instance of a father-and-two-sons having played Test cricket for Australia. New Zealand's Hadlee ...

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  20. Chucking controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    ... months before the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Leading offspinners such as Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal and Sri Lanka's Sachithra Senanayake have been called in international cricket, while West Indies' Sunil Narine was reported in the ...

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