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Vandana Gupta not interested in typical ‘bahu’ roles


September 5th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Southern actress Vandana Gupta is making her television debut with the Hindi show "Teri Meri Love Stories". She has enjoyed her stint so far on ... Read more...

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Focusing on bowling in the right areas: Narine


May 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine, who has played a big role in the Kolkata Knight Riders moving up in the fifth edition of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Pakistan to have task force for players’ safety


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan will form a sports security task force to take care of visiting international teams, Interior Minister Rehman Malik says.Malik Tuesday said the force would ... Read more...

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Morgan, Mendis top T20 batting and bowling rankings


October 24th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) England's Eoin Morgan and Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka have been rated the top batsman and bowler in the inaugural ICC T20 rankings announced here ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka squad for Australia ODIs, Twenty20 announced


July 21st, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka Wednesday announced a 20-member squad to play in the five One-Day Internationals (ODI) and two Twenty20 cricket matches against Australia next month without ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka recall veteran Jayasuriya for ODIs and Twenty20 in England


June 9th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 9 (IANS) In a stunning decision, the Sri Lankan cricket selectors Thursday recalled 41-year-old former captain Sanath Jayasuriya for the ODIs and the Twenty20 internationals against England ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka win toss, to bat against India


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and decided to bat against India in the World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Six terrorists held for Sri Lankan team attack in Lahore


March 30th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 30 (IANS) Six terrorists belonging to the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have been arrested for their involvement in the brazen attack a year ago on the Sri ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by five wickets, enter final


March 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka entered their second successive World Cup final, defeating New Zealand by five wickets at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Tuesday.Set to score 217, ... Read more...

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New Zealand lose plot, bowled out for 217 (Lead)


March 29th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 29 (IANS) Scott Styris made a fighting 57, but New Zealand lost the plot at the death and were rolled over for 217 by Sri Lanka in ... Read more...

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New Zealand all out for 217 against Sri Lanka


March 29th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 29 (IANS) New Zealand were all out for 217 against Sri Lanka in the first World Cup semifinal at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Tuesday.All-rounder Scott Styris top-scored ... Read more...

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England elect to bat against Sri Lanka


March 26th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the fourth quarterfinal of the 2011 cricket World Cup at ... Read more...

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From now on it is do-or-die, says Sangakkara


March 19th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara said it was their variety in bowling that gave them a confidence-building 112-run win over New Zealand in their last ... Read more...

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Sangakkara, Muralitharan combine to crush New Zealand (Intro Roundup)


March 19th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Kumar Sangakkara struck his maiden World Cup century and Muttiah Muralitharan ran through the New Zealand middle order as Sri Lanka warmed-up for thequarterfinals with ... Read more...

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World Cup scoreboard: Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand, Group A


March 18th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Cup Group A match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium here Friday.Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga run out (Southee) ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka elect to bat against New Zealand


March 18th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat against New Zealand in their last World Cup Group A match here Friday.Teams: New ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka elect to bat against Australia


March 5th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in a Group A cricket World Cup match at the R. ... Read more...

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Muralitharan, Malinga make Sri Lanka our toughest opponent: Ponting


March 4th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 4 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has made it clear that his team will rely on its three in-form seamers, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee and Shaun Tait to counter Sri ... Read more...

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World Cup teams: Strengths and key players


February 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The 14-team cricket World Cup will begin with the India-Bangladesh match in Dhaka Saturday. Here's a peek into the strengths of the teams, their key players ... Read more...

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Terrorist arrested for Sri Lankan team attack in Lahore


November 30th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 30 (IANS) A key terror suspect has been arrested for his involvement in the March 2009 brazen attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore that left six ... Read more...

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Lanka recalls pacer Kulasekara for second Test against Windies


November 21st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Nov.21 (ANI): Sri Lanka's cricket selectors have recalled fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara for the second Test against the West Indies starting in Colombo on Tuesday.Kulasekara, who played his last Test ... Read more...

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New Zealand to field against Sri Lanka


August 20th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla, Aug 20 (IANS) New Zealand won the toss and decided to field against Sri Lanka in the fourth One-day International of the tri-nation series here Friday. The match was scheduled Thursday ... Read more...

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New Zealand-Sri Lanka match abandoned due to heavy rain


August 19th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla , Aug 19 (IANS) The New Zealand-Sri Lanka match of the tri-nation One-Day International (ODI) series was abandoned because of heavy rain Thursday. The match will now be played on ... Read more...

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New Zealand opt to bat against Sri Lanka


August 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla, Aug 19 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day international of the tri-nation series here Thursday. The start ... Read more...

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Spirited India bowl Sri Lanka out for 170 runs (Lead)


August 16th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla, Aug 16 (IANS) India put up a spirited bowling performance to bowl Sri Lanka out for 170 runs in 46.1 overs in the third one-day international of the tri-nation series here ... Read more...

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New Zealand elect to bat against Sri Lanka


August 13th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla, Aug 13 (IANS) New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the ODI tri-nation cricket series here Friday. Teams:Sri Lanka:Kumar Sangakkara (captain and wicketkeeper), Tillakaratne Dilshan, ... Read more...

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India fighting to save Test and series against Sri Lanka (Roundup)


August 6th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 6 (IANS) With seven wickets in hand, Indian batsmen have a tough challenge of saving the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka as, chasing a victory target ... Read more...

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Samaraweera, Mendis take Sri Lanka to safety (Tea Report)


August 6th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 6 (IANS) Thilan Samaraweera and Ajantha Mendis, with their unfinished century-run stand, took Sri Lanka to 225 for eight in the first innings at tea against India on the ... Read more...

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Indian spinners trigger Sri Lankan collapse (Lunch Report)


August 6th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 6 (IANS) Spinners Pragyan Ojha and Amit Mishra put India on top as Sri Lanka collapsed at lunch on the fourth day of the third and final cricket Test ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka struggling at 143/8


August 6th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 6 (IANS) Sri Lanka were struggling at 143 for eight in the second innings at lunch against India on the fourth day of the third and the final cricket Test ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka opt to bat against India


August 3rd, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat against India in the third and final cricket Test at the P.Sara Oval here Tuesday. India ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Sehwag keep India’s hopes alive (Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 28 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar struck his 48th century and Virender Sehwag fell one short of his 21st to keep alive India's hopes of avoiding their second consecutive Test defeat ... Read more...

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Spinners put India on backfoot (Lunch Report)


July 28th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 28 (IANS) Debutant spinner Suraj Randiv picked up two wickets, including the prized scalp of Virender Sehwag, to reduce India to 173 for three in the first innings, in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka opt to bat as India miss Yuvraj, Gambhir


July 26th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 26 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and opted to bat against India in the second Test match of the three-match series at the Sinhalese Sports ... Read more...

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Dilshan ton earns Sri Lanka the tri-series trophy


June 9th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, June 9 (IANS) Tillekaratne Dilshan scored a sparkling unbeaten century as Sri Lanka lifted the triangular series trophy with a nine-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the final ODI here Wednesday. Dilshan played ... Read more...

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