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Sri Lanka to boost domestic cricket


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 3 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cricket Board Monday said it will take measures to boost their domestic cricket after its first ever Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) concluded ... Read more...

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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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BCCI under scanner for irregularities in foreign exchange


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has served 12 show-cause notices in the last two years to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and its ... Read more...

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SLC provides ICC with cricket corruption tapes


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 13 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Monday handed over a taped conversation to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which surrounds allegations of an alleged corruption attempt.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cricket appoints Lorgat as advisor


July 31st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 31 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) Tuesday appointed former International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat as a special advisor to the board.Lorgat, who concluded his ... Read more...

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Cricketer banned for five years over fresh assault threat


July 20th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), July 20 (IANS/CMC) A Bermuda club cricketer has been banned for five years after being found guilty of a Level 4 offence for the second time this season.Toronto ... Read more...

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Lawson to assist Afghan under-19 World Cup team


July 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 12 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson will assist the Afghanistan team as consultant during the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Queensland August 11-26.Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) ... Read more...

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Bermuda U-18 coach replaced for Florida brawl


June 28th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), Jun 28 (IANS/CMC) Bermuda's Under-18 cricket coach Andre Manders has been stripped of his duties for disciplinary reasons following a brawl that led to a first division match being ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka T20 League attracts bids over $30 mn


June 26th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 26 (IANS) In a major breakthrough for Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), all seven Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) franchises have been snapped up with bids worth over $30 ... Read more...

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No worries with Gayle return: Gibson


June 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Southampton (England), June 15 (IANS/CMC) Chief coach Ottis Gibson says talismanic opener Chris Gayle had made a seamless re-entry into the West Indies squad after 14 months out after a squabble ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to ban sportsmen refusing to represent country


June 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka is considering imposing a temporary ban on national athletes who refuse to represent the country at any given time.Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage told Xinhua ... Read more...

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Lady luck shines for Delhi pacer Awana


May 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Lady luck finally shone on Parwinder Awana, who played for Kings XI Punjab, as the Delhi fast bowler Saturday was selected in the India A ... Read more...

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ICC launches spot-fixing probe against Kenyan player


May 24th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation into fresh match-fixing claims involving a Kenyan player during a 2011 World Cup match against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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N.K.P. Salve is dead (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Former central minister and ex-cricket board president N.K.P. Salve died early Sunday at a hospital here due to age-related problems, family sources said. He was 80.A ... Read more...

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Chris wants to be involved in Kiwi cricket


March 27th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 27 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns hopes to be involved with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) after winning his libel case against former Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Congress in Goa will outperform Indian team Down Under: Shukla


March 1st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 1 (IANS) The Congress will perform better in the March 3 Goa assembly elections than the Indian cricket team which was battered in Australia, said union minister and ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Azhar Mahmood, now British citizen, is on IPL roster


February 4th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood, now a British passport holder, has been bought by Kings XI Punjab at Saturday's Indian Premier League players' auction in Bangalore.Azhar, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricket board backs sacking of Australian coach


January 28th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board president Upali Dharmadasa Saturday backed the board's decision to sack Geoff Marsh as coach of the national team.Dharmadasa said that some ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan sports minister orders report on cricket crisis


January 17th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has sought a report from the country's cricket board on the issues plaguing the national team.The sports minister Tuesday ordered ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka selectors must go, says Ranatunga (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka's cricket selection panel should be axed following the team's shabby showing in South Africa and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), former captain Arjuna Ranatunga ... Read more...

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Ranatunga says SL selectors must resign over team’s poor performance


January 16th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan cricket captain-turned-politician Arjuna Ranatunga says the current national cricket selection panel should be sacked following the national team's poor performance in the United ... Read more...

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Batting failure caused debacle in Australia: Srikkanth


January 15th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth Sunday lamented that India's "best team" failed miserably in Australia with two consecutive innings defeats, while cricket board president N. ... Read more...

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Inclement weather forces cancellation of Caribbean T20 Big Swing


December 25th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 25 (IANS/CMC) Inclement weather has forced the organisers to call off a four-team Twenty20 Festival here Dec 28-30.Dubbed the Big Swing, it was scheduled to be held ... Read more...

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Bishoo named Guyana’s cricketer-of-the-year


December 18th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Georgetown (Guyana), Dec 18 (IANS/CMC) West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo and fast bowler Subrina Munroe have been named Guyana's cricketers-of-the-year.The announcement came at the Guyana Cricket Board's annual awards ceremony Wednesday.Bishoo, ... Read more...

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Gavaskar slams BCCI for u-turn on his contract


December 13th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has blasted the cricket board after its refusal to pay him $1 million fee per season for media activities involving ... Read more...

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No plot against Daren Ganga: Trinidad board


December 13th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 13 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) president Azim Bassarath responded with incredulity to claims that there is a plot to remove Daren Ganga from the ... Read more...

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Former T&T; captain Daren Ganga dropped for domestic T20


December 9th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 9 (IANS/CMC) Former Trinidad & Tobago (T&T;)captain Daren Ganga has been dropped from the team for next year's Caribbean Twenty20 Championship beginning Jan 9 in Antigua.The T&T; ... Read more...

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Windies assistant coach Williams appointed national selector


December 9th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 9 (IANS/CMC) West Indies assistant cricket coach David Williams has been made a senior national selector.The 48-year old Williams, a former Trinidad & Tobago (T&T;) captain and ... Read more...

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Sarwan lashes out at GCB over CT20 non-selection


December 7th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Georgetown (Guyana), Dec 6 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has dismissed as "crap" the reasons given by the Guyana Cricket Board for not selecting him for next month's Caribbean Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Gayle sparkles again in Zimbabwe but in vain


December 4th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Dec 4 (IANS/CMC) Another exhilarating Chris Gayle half century went in vain as his Matabeleland Tuskers missed out a domestic Twenty20 final slot, going down by 23 runs to ... Read more...

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Yuvraj recovering from serious lung ailment, says mother


November 26th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's mysterious lung problem, that has kept the Player of the World Cup out of international cricket the last couple of months, is more ... Read more...

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Maken, cricket authorities differ on Kambli’s charge (Roundup)


November 19th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken and the cricket authorities were on different wavelengths on former cricketer Vinod Kambli's charge that the 1996 World Cup semi-final ... Read more...

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BCCI should probe Kambli’s charge, says Maken


November 19th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Saturday hinted that his ministry will have to probe former India player Vinod Kambli's charge that the controversial 1996 World Cup ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s bankrupt cricket board dissolved


November 15th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka's bankrupt cricket board has been dissolved and a new authority has been appointed, the sports ministry said Tuesday.Sri Lanka Cricket has been beleaguered in ... Read more...

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Haven’t got the credit for scoring so many runs: Chanderpaul


November 6th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) In an indirect attack on his cricket board, West Indies' veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who en route his 24th Test century became the second highest ... Read more...

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