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Former Sri Lankan cricketer slams premier league critics


August 31st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 31 (IANS) Former leading Sri Lankan cricketer and cricket selector Aravinda De Silva Friday slammed critics of the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament, insisting that ... Read more...

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India’s win triumph of substance over style: Pakistani daily


April 4th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) India's winning the cricket World Cup was "the triumph of substance over style and artistry", a leading Pakistani daily said Monday."Ranked as a top ... Read more...

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Jaywardene’s century, first for a losing cause in World cup final


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) If ever a century deserved to win the World Cup, it was Mahela Jayawardene's classic 103 in the final against India at the Wankhede Stadium ... Read more...

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‘Consistent’ Pak can win World Cup: Aravinda de Silva


March 18th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 18(ANI): Former Sri Lankan batsman Aravinda de Silva believes that if the Shahid Afridi-led Pakistan team plays consistently then they can go on to win the ongoing World Cup on ... Read more...

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Pakistan capable of winning World Cup, says Aravinda de Silva


March 17th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 17 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka captain Aravinda de Silva believes that if Pakistan play consistently then the 1992 champions can go on to win World Cup-2011.Legendary Test batsman ... Read more...

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Dilshan, Tharanga set World Cup records (Match highlights)


March 11th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan set a Word Cup record for the first wicket as they struck a 282-run partnership during their ... Read more...

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Sachin becomes first to score 2000 runs in World Cups (Match highlights)


March 10th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar here Wednesday became the first batsman to aggregate 2,000 runs in World Cup history.He scored 27 runs in India's five-wicket win during ... Read more...

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Sangakara’s best innings in World Cup (Statistical highlights)


February 21st, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Feb 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka beat Canada by 210 runs in a World Cup Group A match here Sunday.Stastical Highlights:* Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara (92 off 87 balls) ... Read more...

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Kapil, Dravid, Ganguly among CEAT award winners as best World Cup cricketers


February 4th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 4(ANI-Business Wire India): Former Indian captains Kapil Dev, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly are among nine cricketers who have been honoured with the 'CEAT Cricket Rating World Cup Awards 2011' ... Read more...

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Former greats to play in ‘Sixes’ tournament in Dubai


September 17th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 17 (ANI): Cricket fans will get to see former top cricketers in action, as they are all set to take part in Dubai Super Sixes Corporate Cricket League, scheduled to ... Read more...

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ODI cricket still attracts crowd: Lorgat


June 21st, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) The One-day international (ODI) clash between Australia and England in Southampton Tuesday will be the 3,000th ODI and International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat said ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan team knocks out Bollywood stars in charity matches


June 4th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Colombo, June 4 (IANS) Sangakara XI, boasting of some Sri Lankan greats, knocked off two teams consisting of Bollywood stars to emerge the winner of a charity cricket match ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka Cricket board meets ICC CEO Lorgat in Colombo


July 20th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 20 (ANI): ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat on Friday met with officials from Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) in Colombo as part of the ongoing process of information sharing with ... Read more...

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Hayden confirms his place among the all-time greats of the game


January 14th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan.14 (ANI): Australias Matthew Hayden, who has just retired from representative cricket, can now look back on an international career that puts him in the top 10 Test batsmen and ... Read more...

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T20 has changed face of cricket: De Silva


June 23rd, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Former ace Sri Lankan batsman Aravinda De silva feels the Twenty20 format has changed the face of cricket, especially after the action-packed Indian Premier League (IPL). "Both are ... Read more...

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Sangakkara’s ton sets many milestones


February 19th, 2008 - 11:46 pm ICT by admin
Adelaide, Feb 19 (IANS) Kumar Sangakkara registered his seventh century in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) - his third against India and his first in Australia - but Sri Lanka still ended up on ... Read more...

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