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Kumar Sangakkara to be questioned over match fixing claims

Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara has been requested to appear before the Special Investigations Unit of the Ministry of Sports to record a statement over alleged claims of match fixing at the 2011 Cricket World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka probes allegations 2011 World Cup final was fixed

Sri Lanka has ordered a criminal probe into allegations the 2011 cricket World Cup final was “sold” to India, officials said Monday.

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Murali crowned as the most valuable Test player of 21st century

World’s highest Test wicket-taker Muttiah Muralitharan has been named as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 21st Century by the Wisden Cricket Monthly.

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Sanga & Mahela criticize World Cup match fixing claims

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has joined former-teammate Mahela Jayawardene in questioning former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage who claimed the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was fixed.

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Sri Lankan ‘sold’ 2011 cricket World Cup final: Minister

Sri Lanka “sold” the 2011 World Cup final to India, the country’s former sports minister said on Thursday, reviving one of cricket’s most explosive match-fixing controversies.

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Virat Kohli can be greatest after Bradman – Sangakkara

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara believes Virat Kohli can be the greatest cricketer after former Australia batsman Sir Donald Bradman. Bradman is widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.

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We missed out the real champion, Mali my bad – Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma and Chennai Super Kings player Suresh Raina turned selectors on their recent chat session on Instagram as the due picked their combined MI-CSK ultimate XI.

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Sri Lanka curfew forces cricket team to improve fitness

Sri Lanka’s cricket team have been ordered onto customised home training regimes during the coronavirus lockdown by coach Mickey Arthur following frequent accusations of poor fitness.

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England’s tour of Sri Lanka postponed because of coronavirus pandemic

England’s tour of Sri Lanka has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the travelling squad set to return home as soon as possible.

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Media in Sri Lanka to keep distance from England cricketers due to coronavirus

England’s cricketers will be keeping their distance from members of the media in Sri Lanka as part of ongoing precautions against coronavirus.

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England to avoid handshakes in Sri Lanka due to coronavirus

Joe Root has revealed England will fist bump rather shake hands during their tour of Sri Lanka due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Two Cricket Centuries

Kusal Mendis and Avishka Fernando scored centuries at the second one day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and West Indies being held at the Sooriyawewa Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium.

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MCC touring Pakistan to help convince non-Asian teams

A Marylebone Cricket Club team led by former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara arrived in Lahore on Thursday to support international tours of Pakistan.

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Maiden Mathews Test double-century puts Sri Lanka on top

Angelo Mathews struck a brilliant maiden international double-century to give Sri Lanka a healthy lead on day four of the first Test against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club.

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‘I said something about his wife’ : Irfan Pathan reveals ‘nasty’ sledging episode with Sangakkara

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan, who announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Saturday, spoke about an episode with Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara and recalled a sledging incident which took place in Delhi during a Test match.

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Sri Lankan sprinters set new relay South Asian Games record

It was a Golden Day for Sri Lanka at the 13th Edition of the South Asian Games as both the men’s and women’s 4 X 100 Metres relay team won gold.

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