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Sri Lankan cricket players refuse to sign reduced pay contracts

Sri Lanka’s national cricket players Saturday refused to sign new pay contracts by a weekend deadline, but said they will take part in the tour of England later this month.

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Sanath Jayasuriya signs as coach at Mulgrave

Sri Lanka great Sanath Jayasuriya will coach in Melbourne next season after putting pen to paper with an ambitious Eastern Cricket Association club.

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Rangana Herath front-runner to be Bangladesh spin bowling coach

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) are very close to appointing a spin bowling coach while a new batting coach is also expected to be appointed soon, according to cricket operations chairman Akram Khan.

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Thisara Perera retires from international Cricket

Sri Lanka Cricketer Thisara Perera today announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket.

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Nuwan Zoysa banned from cricket for 6 years for corruption

Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Zoysa has been banned from all cricket for six years after being found guilty of violating the International Cricket Council anti-corruption code.

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Sri Lanka Cricket appoints new Selection Committee

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) yesterday (08) announced the appointment of a new Selection Committee chaired by former Sri Lankan cricketer Pramodya Wickramasinghe.

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Moody vows to shake up Sri Lanka, end ‘survival’ culture

Former Australian Test player Tom Moody Thursday asked lowly-ranked Sri Lanka to end its culture of merely “surviving” and vowed to shake up the national team ahead of the next World Cup.

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System overhaul needed to stop slide of Sri Lankan cricket

Once a dominant force in world cricket, Sri Lanka’s slide internationally has opened debate in this island nation about whether democracy and a free hand in the administration of the sport is working.

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Road Safety World Series: Nuwan Kulasekara’s Fifer Helps Sri Lanka Legends Enter Final

Sri Lanka Legends will meet India Legends in the summit clash of the Unacademy Road Safety World Series T20 at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. And, it was only after Tillakratne Dilshan’s outfit easily got the better of Jonty Rhodes’s South Africa Legends by eight wickets on Friday night.

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The need to treat legends with dignity

The scathing remarks of Professor Charitha Herath during a COPE hearing pertaining to Sri Lanka Cricket exposed severe deficiencies in our cricket administration and the public could get a firsthand experience of how poorly the sport has been run as Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) took on former great Chaminda Vaas earlier this week.

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Upul Tharanga retires from International Cricket

Senior Sri Lanka cricketer Upul Tharanga has decided to retire from International Cricket.

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Sri Lankan Cricketer Lahiru Kumara tests positive for COVID-19

Sri Lanka Fast bowler Lahiru Kumara has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been dropped from the West Indies tour.

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Technical Advisory Committee to develop cricket in Sri Lanka

Minister of Sports Namal Rajapaksa has appointed a Technical Advisory Committee for the development of cricket in Sri Lanka.

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Two Sri Lankan cricketers contract COVID-19

Two players of the Sri Lanka Cricket team have tested positive for COVID-19 infection, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) stated.

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Joe Root shares victory call with fan who waited 10 months for team to arrive

Joe Root thanked a fan who waited in Sri Lanka for nearly a year to watch the team play, after England won the first Test of the series in Galle.

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Kumar Sangakkara bats against racism in sports

Former Sri Lanka legend and Team Abu Dhabi mentor Kumar Sangakkara condemned the racial abuse in sports and urged stern action against the offenders.

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