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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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Sri Lanka cricketers end battle for contracts


July 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketers have ended their battle against the authorities over signing of the contracts for the year 2012, an official said Wednesday."The contracts have been ... 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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ICC pays delayed salaries of Sri Lankan cricketers


December 20th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has paid 45 percent of delayed salaries of Sri Lankan cricketers, a senior official said here Tuesday.Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) confirmed ... 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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Sri Lankan cricketers will be monitored during England tour


May 18th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) In the wake of the allegations of match-fixing made by former captain Hashan Tillakaratne last month, Sri Lankan cricket officials will be watching the activities of ... Read more...

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Kochi Tuskers keen on Ganguly if Jayawardene leaves


April 20th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) debutants Kochi Tuskers Kerala indicated Wednesday they could opt for former India captain Saurav Ganguly, who remained unsold in the players' ... 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 all excited ahead of the big game


March 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 25 (IANS) Large-size cut-outs of Sri Lankan cricketers line up the streets of this capital of the island nation. The air is thick with anticipation and the buzz ... Read more...

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Pakistan likely to host Bangladesh full series next year


December 15th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 15 (IANS) Pakistan is confident of hosting Bangladesh in what will be a ground-breaking home series next year after its cricket chief had a fruitful meeting with Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Pakistan mooting China as neutral venue for cricket


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is considering China as a neutral venue for its international cricket events as the foreign teams are not willing to visit Pakistan due to ... 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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Pakistan to send video clip to convince ICC about security


October 18th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Oct 18 (IANS) In its attempt to convince the world about the security situation at home, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to send to the International Cricket ... Read more...

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40km/h limit for Delhi CWG buses done away with to foil potential terror attacks


September 16th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 16(ANI): The 40km/h speed-limit for about 600 Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses pressed into service for carrying athletes during next month's Commonwealth Games has been relaxed to foil potential ... Read more...

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Lanka cricket board apologises to Sehwag for no-ball incident


August 17th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Aug.17 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has apologised to Indian opener Virender Sehwag for denying him a one-day century after a deliberate no-ball from offspinner Suraj Randiv ended the match ... Read more...

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Indian, Lankan cricketers pay homage to late Lankan star C.I. Gunasekara


July 29th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, July 29 (ANI): Indian and Sri Lankan cricketers taking part in the second cricket Test being played here, paid tribute and homage to former All Ceylon Cricketer Conroy Ievers Gunasekara, better ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan tennis suffering because of cricket board’


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 23 (IANS) A senior tennis official has demanded that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) bail the country's tennis federation out of a serious financial crisis. Khawaja Saeed Hai, Pakistan's tennis ... Read more...

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Pakistan to host international hockey league in Dubai


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 23 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey chiefs have sewn up a plan to launch an international hockey league in Dubai later this year. A Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) source said players ... Read more...

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Lara and Riteish visit Sri Lankan architect’s house (IIFA Diary)


June 6th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Colombo, June 5 (IANS) Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh, who has his own architectural and designing firm Evolutions, took actress Lara Dutta to famous Sri Lankan architect Geffery Bawa's house ... Read more...

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Injured Aftab will skip cricket match in Colombo


June 4th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Aftab Shivdasani won't be able to participate in the charity cricket match to be played between Bollywood actors and Sri Lankan cricketers as part ... Read more...

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IIFA Holds Charity Cricket Match Led By Hrithik And Suniel Shetty


May 31st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): IIFA has always been known to come up with some noble causes associated with itself and continues the legacy this year too, and this time in ... Read more...

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‘IIFA good for India-Sri Lanka relations’


May 30th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Ace Sri Lankan cricketers Kumar Sangakkara and Sanath Jayasuriya believe that IIFA Awards 2010, to be held in Colombo, is a "big opportunity" to promote ... Read more...

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Hrithik, Suniel to lead IIFA teams against Sri Lankan cricketers


May 30th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) will organise charity cricket matches in Colombo between Indian celebrities and Sri Lankan cricketers to help rehabilitate former Tamil Tiger child ... Read more...

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Pakistan national games axed due to security concerns


March 16th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 16 (IANS) Pakistan's sports authorities Tuesday called off this year's National Games to be held in Peshawar because of a spate of bombings in various parts of the country. Lt ... Read more...

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India rubbishes Pakistan’s charge about Lahore blast


March 9th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India Tuesday rubbished Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik's accusations about its involvement in Monday's Lahore blast as "absolutely baseless". "These charges are absolutely baseless," government sources said here ... Read more...

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ICC monitoring security for hockey World Cup, 2010 Games


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 23 (IANS) The fate of the 2011 cricket World Cup to be held in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh hinges on the smooth organisation of the Hockey World Cup and ... Read more...

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Armed policemen to escort teams at hockey World Cup


February 14th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Armed policemen will be travelling in team buses of 12 countries participating in the World Cup hockey tournament starting here Feb 28. Pakistan and Australia ... Read more...

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No international matches in Ferozshah Kotla until 2010 end: ICC


January 21st, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Ferozshah Kotla in the national capital from hosting international matches for a year after match referee Alan Hurst reported the ... Read more...

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After Sunday’s fiasco, Kotla not to host Test against South Africa in 2010


December 28th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): The Delhi Firozeshah Kotla stadium has received another severe blow as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided that the Delhi and ... Read more...

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Ferozshah Kotla ODI called off due to poor pitch conditions


December 27th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 27 (ANI): The fifth One-Day International (ODI) between India and Sri Lanka has been called off at the Ferozshah Kotla Stadium in Delhi due to the poor pitch ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricketers breach security in Kolkata


December 24th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Throwing policemen into a tizzy, several Sri Lankan cricketers, including skipper Kumar Sangakkara, batsmen Sanath Jayasuriya and Tillakaratne Dilshan, left their hotel here Monday night without proper ... Read more...

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Sack security men who failed to protect Sri Lankan team, PCB told


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 23 (IANS) A parliamentary committee on sports Monday asked Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to file a case against security officials who showed negligence while protecting the Sri Lankan cricket team ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricketers Dilshan, Prasad injured, unsure for second Test


November 21st, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Nov 21 (ANI): Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan and fast bowler Dammika Prasad suffering from fractured nose and a hamstring niggle respectively may not be able to take to the cricket ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan official reviews security arrangements ahead of cricket tour


November 5th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur, Nov 5(ANI): After the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan earlier this year, the Sri Lankan Cricket Board is leaving no stones unturned to ensure their team's safety during ... Read more...

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A lot needs to be done: Commonwealth Games panel member


October 8th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) After visiting the upcoming Games Village here for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, a member of the CG Federation (CGF) felt Thursday that a lot still needs to ... Read more...

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