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  1. Making a pitch for the NZ modelRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    ... against the West Indies over the past year and a half are 4-1 in their favour. They have prevailed over India and Sri Lanka and came within a wicket of claiming the series against England at home and have shared two Tests with Pakistan in the United ...

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  2. Somerset sign Chris Gayle for T20 BlastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

    ... 7214 runs in 103 matches at an average of 42.18. His highest Test score came in 2010 when he made 333 against Sri Lanka in Galle. This was his second triple century and surpassed his previous best of 317 against South Africa in 2005. The left ...

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  3. England to name youthful one-day team for clash with Ireland with...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... the Ireland game, relecting the importance of making a good impression. Assistant coach Farbrace was in charge of Sri Lanka when they won the World Twenty20 and Asia Cup last year and really should take on extra responsibility in one-day cricket as ...

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  4. Pakistan A tour of Sri Lanka begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan A's tour to Sri Lanka, which commences in Matara on Sunday , is being looked at by both countries as one that could help fill vacancies created in their senior sides. Pakistan have been the first country to suffer from the aftermath of the 2015 World Cup following retirements of senior players after suffering a 0-3 ODI series whitewash in Bangladesh.

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  5. IPL 2015: Top Run-Scorers, Averages, Wicket-Takers After April 25 FixturesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... see here courtesy of the tournament's official Twitter account, the Aussie was given a unique send off: But the Sri Lanka star did the majority of his damage late on in the match, with a stunning performance in the 19th over to end Hyderabad's ...

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  6. Rohit Sharma praises Malinga for match-winning performanceRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... one game away from a magical performance. He is such an experienced bowler. He has done it over and over again for Sri Lanka and Mumbai over the years," Rohit said at the post-match press conference. "There is a lot of expectations from Malinga. He ...

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  7. Scott Borthwick's winter in Sri Lanka has done Durham star the world of goodRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    ... He did not even get the call for England Lions' tour of South Africa. Borthwick went to play domestic cricket in Sri Lanka instead, and will run out at home to Sussex on Sunday in the batting form of his life. The 25-year-old has scored ...

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  8. Sachin Tendulkar once got belly dancers on my birthday in New Zealand, says Ajit WadekarRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | India.com

    ... he added cheekily. On Tendulkar's cricketing acumen, Wadekar recollected another incident during a series in Sri Lanka. "We were playing in Sri Lanka and he would come up with ideas. After team meetings, he would come to my room and have dinner so ...

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  9. MI vs SRH, IPL 2015: Rohit Sharma praises Malinga, McClenaghan after winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CricketCountry.com

    ... booster for the matches coming ahead," said Rohit. IPL 2015 schedule: IPL 8 match time table with venue details Sri Lanka 's Lasith Malinga grabbed 4 for 23, including three in his last over, while New Zealander Mitchell McClenaghan was equally ...

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  10. Rise of SabbirRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... an exceptional fielder in the domestic circuit. On 14 February, 2014, he got his break in the T20 match against Sri Lanka at Chittagong where he top scored with 26 runs from 36 balls. In the context of the match, his innings was crucial in giving ...

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  11. NZ link to rebel cricketing mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... litigation between Essel/Zee, whose Ten Sports subsidiary is the host broadcaster for home internationals in Sri Lanka, South Africa and West Indies, over being shut out of the official Indian cricket market. While it seems unlikely that they would ...

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  12. Ajit Wadekar talks of Sachin's pranks, belly dancers, sensible bowling and opening for IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DNA India

    ... observe the code of conduct and retire to my room." Recalling another instance, Wadekar said: "We were playing in Sri Lanka and he would come up with ideas. After team meetings, he would come to my room and have dinner so that he did not have to pay ...

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  13. Fears of new split in world cricket after 'rival' boards are registeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Nation

    ... in 2009, and Ten Sports, the host broadcasters for home international matches played by West Indies, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Zimbabwe, have left cricket chiefs questioning whether fresh moves are afoot for another breakaway cricket ...

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  14. Zaka steers Pakistan deaf to thrashing win over IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Nation

    ... match for his all-round performance. The final league match of the event will be played between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka today (Saturday) while the prestigious final will be played between Pakistan and India tomorrow (Sunday) here at the Gaddafi ...

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  15. Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara's replacements difficult to find, says Angelo MathewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CricketCountry.com

    With the yoeman service that Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara have provided to Sri Lankan cricket for over a decade and half, it would be difficult to find their replacements overnight, feels Angelo Mathews . Mahela Jayawardene to work for grassroot development of cricket in Sri Lanka "The retirement of Mahela Jayawardene and impending one of Kumar Sangakkara will certainly create a vacuum.

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  16. Have Bangladesh conquered their fear of losing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CricketCountry.com

    ... managed to reach to the last eight stage from a group which had teams like Australia, New Zealand, England, Sri Lanka etc. Undoubtedly, it was their best ever world cup campaign. Now straight after the World Cup, they have thrashed Pakistan on all ...

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  17. Malvern skipper expecting difficult cricket seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Malvern Gazette

    ... year as captain so it's a bit of pressure off because we are not expected to do as well." Bromyard, who have ex-Sri Lanka Test all-rounder Dinusha Fernando back in their ranks, begin their Division One campaign at home to Colwall after their own ...

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  18. Sachin Tendulkar turns 42: 7 iconic moments from the Master Blastera s illustrious careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | India.com

    ... drive. A dream that the Master Blaster chased for 22 years finally came true. On April 2, 2011, when India beat Sri Lanka in the final of the 2011 World Cup; the coveted trophy was finally in his palms. Although his performance in the showdown clash ...

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  19. Cricket authorities wary that Essel Group wants to take over gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Age

    ... Ten Sports, has international cricket broadcast rights in South Africa, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, but does not have a foothold in the Indian market, where Star Sports has the rights for international cricket and the Champions ...

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  20. BAN come of ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | CricketCountry.com

    ... series win against Pakistan One needs to only turn the clock back on the rise of Sri Lankan cricket in the 90s. Sri Lanka were equally slow coming off the block in International cricket. The baby steps were taken with sporadic ODI successes at home, ...

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