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Chinthaka bowls ICBT to narrow win

A four-wicket haul from Parussalla Chinthaka helped ICBT Campus beat Karachi University by 1 run in a last-ball finish in Aston Rowant. Chasing 115, Karachi were 54 for 2 after 11 overs when Chinthaka came on and took two wickets in his first over. He then removed opener Haris Ali, who had made 52, to ...
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SL coach’s tenure extended till August

Marvan Atapattu is the seventh SL coach - permanent or acting - in the last four years © Getty Images Enlarge Related Links Players/Officials: Marvan Atapattu | Ruwan Kalpage Marvan Atapattu's tenure as acting head coach has been extended until the end of the Pakistan tour in August, while SLC call for applications for the position in the interim. Atapattu is ...
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Jayawardene to sign off at the SSC

Mahela Jayawardene will play his final Test at his most prolific venue © AFP Enlarge Related Links News : Jayawardene to retire from Tests Players/Officials: Mahela Jayawardene Mahela Jayawardene's swan song will be at his home ground, after SLC's Executive Committee decided to move the second Test against Pakistan from the P Sara Oval to the SSC ground. Jayawardene has been ...
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Carberry, Coles silence Chelmsford

Hampshire 168 for 5 (Carberry 57, Coles 54) beat Essex 170 for 7 (Pettini 54, ten Doeschate 36, Smith 3-17)by 27 runsScorecard Michael Carberry gave Hampshire a blistering start (file picture) © Getty Images Enlarge Related Links Players/Officials: Michael Carberry | Matt Coles Matches: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford Series/Tournaments: NatWest t20 Blast | England Domestic Season As England plunge deeper into disarray, several ...
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Sri Lanka arrive at flat SSC with roles reversed

Angelo Mathews: 'We will go all out to try and win this Test. If we lose 2-0 it doesn't matter, as long as we play well.' © Associated Press Enlarge Related Links Players/Officials: Angelo Mathews Matches: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC) Series/Tournaments: South Africa tour of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka like to begin Test series in Galle because they feel ...
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Northline Oval scrapped due to poor pitch

Darwin's Northline Oval has been axed from the ongoing one-day quadrangular A-series due to a below-standard pitch. The venue hosted South Africa A's ten-wicket win over the National Performance Squad on Sunday but its remaining two games will be shifted to Marrara Cricket Ground and The Gardens. 'Unfortunately, the pitch at Northline Oval experienced some issues ...
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Chopra, Trott keep contest even

Warwickshire 163 for 3 (Chopra 81, Trott 62*) trail Sussex 413 by 250 runsScorecard Varun Chopra made his first half-century in 14 innings (file photo) © PA Photos Enlarge Related Links Players/Officials: Varun Chopra | Steve Magoffin | Jonathan Trott Matches: Sussex v Warwickshire at Horsham Series/Tournaments: LV= County Championship Division One | England Domestic Season Teams: England | Sussex | Warwickshire With pitches such ...
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Gloucestershire wilt after Mitchell exhibition

Gloucestershire 156 (Leach 2-17, McClenaghan 2-21) and 10 for 1 trail Worcestershire 395 (Mitchell 167, Miles 5-90, Smith 4-77) by 229 runsScorecard Mitchell McClenaghan provided an immediate spark on his Worcestershire debut © AFP Enlarge Related Links Players/Officials: Mitchell McClenaghan | Craig Miles | Daryl Mitchell Matches: Gloucestershire v Worcestershire at Cheltenham Series/Tournaments: LV= County Championship Division Two | England Domestic Season Teams: ...
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SLC, South Africa raise funds for Sri Lanka visually impaired team

Members of Sri Lanka's Visually Handicapped XI © ESPNcricinfo Ltd Enlarge Related Links Blogs : Catching practice with South Africa Sri Lanka's visually impaired cricket team has had its bid to attend the World Cup for the Blind in South Africa bolstered, thanks to funds raised by Sri Lanka Cricket and the visiting South Africa team. SLC and Standard Chartered had ...
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De Villiers likely to give up keeping

AB de Villiers did not keep in Galle and he isn't likely to keep at the SSC © AFP Enlarge Related Links Players/Officials: AB de Villiers Series/Tournaments: South Africa tour of Sri Lanka AB de Villiers has conceded long-term back issues could force him to give up wicketkeeping in Tests, as he has done in limited-overs cricket. De Villiers was unable ...
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