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Ex-skipper Ali Bacher backs De Villiers to be appointed new Proteas' Test captain  Apr 24, 11:12 am
Johannesburg, Apr. 23 (ANI): Former South African captain Ali Bacher has said that the team's current ODI squad captain AB de Villiers should be given the reins of the nation's Test team, with Faf du Plessis being appointed as vice-captain.
Sri Lanka appoints Malinga as new T20 captain after axing Chandimal  Apr 24, 9:05 am
Johannesburg, Apr 24 (ANI): Sri Lanka has reportedly named star fast bowler Lasith Malinga as the new Twenty20 captain after sacking Dinesh Chandimal, although they have retained Angelo Mathews as the Test and one-day skipper.
CSA considering four contenders to handle Proteas' Test reins   Apr 23, 3:21 pm
Johannesburg, Apr. 23 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) is reportedly considering four contenders to handle the reins of their Test team for filling the massive vacancy left by former national Test captain Graeme Smith.
Sri Lanka to deport British tourist over Buddha tattoo  Apr 23, 10:52 am
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Sri Lanka is set to deport a British tourist because of a tattoo of Buddha on her arm.
Farbrace expected to be named England's assistant coach after quitting Sri Lanka job  Apr 23, 9:01 am
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Former England cricketer Paul Farbrace is reportedly expected to be named as England's new assistant coach after he resigned from the position of Sri Lanka's head coach after just a few months of joining.
Sangakkara, Jayawardene to face disciplinary action over 'public' criticism of SLC officials  Apr 23, 9:01 am
Johannesburg, Apr 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan veterans Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene will reportedly face disciplinary action for their public criticism of cricket board officials in a dispute over their retirement from Twenty20 internationals.
Ajmal keen to 'shine' in County Championship to prepare for 2015 World Cup  Apr 18, 10:52 am
Karachi, Apr 18 (ANI): Veteran Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal is reportedly set to make a positive impact during his county stint in Worcestershire in the County Championship Division-II in order to make up for his poor performance in the World Twenty20.
Proteas quick Tsotsobe successfully undergoes ankle operation  Apr 18, 8:50 am
Johannesburg, Apr 18 (ANI): South African fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe has reportedly successfully undergone an ankle operation.
Rogers backs Oz-born 'wonderboy' Robson to play for England this summer  Apr 17, 11:49 am
Sydney, Apr. 17 (ANI): Australian Test opener Chris Rogers has said that he would be very disappointed if England does not pick up his domestic teammate Sam Robson for their summer battles against Sri Lanka and India.
India-Sri Lanka to resume talks on fishermen issue next month  Apr 16, 3:38 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 16 (ANI): Talks on the issue of trespassing and poaching by fishermen between India and Sri Lanka will resume next month.
Asian Cricket Council chief dismisses security concerns in Pak  Apr 16, 2:41 pm
Karachi, Apr 16 (ANI): The chief executive of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has said that he has no security concerns in Pakistan and called on the country's cricket authorities to restore the confidence of the game by bringing back international cricket.
Cook reveals 'places up for grabs' in Test squad to face Sri Lanka in June  Apr 16, 12:01 pm
London, Apr 16 (ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has revealed that there are places up for grabs in the Test squad to face Sri Lanka in June this year.
Canada suspends Commonwealth funding over S. Lanka human rights abuses   Apr 15, 1:28 pm
London, Apr. 15 (ANI): Canada is suspending funding for the Commonwealth Secretariat over alleged human rights abuses by Sri Lanka.
3 LTTE suspects shot to death by Sri Lankan army  Apr 12, 2:39 pm
London, Apr 12 (ANI): The Sri Lankan army has reportedly shot dead three men, suspected to be Tamil rebels.
Sri Lanka to host Pak for two-Test, three-ODI series in August  Apr 12, 10:51 am
Karachi, Apr 12 (ANI): Sri Lanka will reportedly host Pakistan for two Tests and three ODIs in August, which will take the 2014 tally of both the countries to nine Tests, provided everything goes on schedule.
PCB to host Pak T20 Super League in UAE during Jan 2015  Apr 10, 2:40 pm
Karachi, Apr 10 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly announced that it would hold the Super Twenty20 League in January next year as planned in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
SLC slams Jayawardene, Sangakkara over 'criticism of cricket officials'  Apr 10, 10:11 am
Johannesburg, Apr 10 (ANI): The Sri Lankan cricket board has reportedly slammed the retiring Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara for their criticism of cricket officials during a red-carpet reception at the airport, after the World Cup-winning Twenty20 team returned home as national heroes.
Sri Lanka's 'victory' street party 'marred' by Jayawardene, Sangakkara retirement 'controversy'  Apr 9, 10:43 am
Johannesburg, Apr 9 (ANI): A huge street party, which was organised to mark the success of Sri Lanka's World Twenty20 win, was reportedly marred by controversy over the retirements of veteran players Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara.
Kepler Wessels seeks new coaches Proteas T20 squad post World T20 fallout  Apr 8, 3:40 pm
Johannesburg, Apr. 08 (ANI): Former South African captain Kepler Wessels is reportedly of the opinion that new coaches should be provided to the team for the shorter format of cricket.
Sri Lanka: HRW says asset freeze threatens peaceful dissent  Apr 8, 3:06 pm
New York, Apr. 8 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government's decision to label 16 overseas Tamil organizations as financers of terrorism is so broad that it appears aimed at restricting peaceful activism by the country's Tamil minority, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
'Inexperienced' Malinga says 'really' enjoyed captaining Sri Lanka to World T20 success  Apr 8, 11:12 am
Johannesburg, Apr 8 (ANI): Sri Lankan pace star Lasith Malinga has revealed that he 'really' enjoyed his captaincy in the last three games during the World Twenty20 tournament, which his team won by beating India on Sunday in the finals at Dhaka.
Sri Lanka reclaims top spot in ICC T20 rankings following World T20 win  Apr 8, 9:03 am
Johannesburg, Apr 8 (ANI): Sri Lanka, who beat India in the finals of the ICC World Twenty20 on Sunday at Dhaka, has reclaimed the top spot on the ICC T20 International Team Rankings Table.
Jayawardena and Sangakkara sign off on T20I careers  Apr 7, 1:18 pm
Dubai, Apr.7 (ANI): Sri Lanka's senior pair of Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara signed off on their international T20 careers at the end of the ICC World Twenty20 2014.
Sri Lanka's win in Twenty20 WC final due to hard work, not luck: Malinga  Apr 7, 8:53 am
Dhaka, Apr.7 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Twenty20 captain Lasith Malinga said Sunday night that his team's victory in the final of the Twenty20 World Cup was due to hard work and not luck. He also said that the win was a fitting farewell for the team's two veteran gentlemen stalwarts Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara.
Yuvraj tried his best, will be disappointed himself: Dhoni  Apr 7, 8:53 am
Dhaka, Apr.7 (ANI): Although majority opinion said that middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh lost the match for India against Sri Lanka in Sunday's Twenty20 World Cup final by scoring just 11 runs of 21 balls, his skipper, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, came to his defence by saying that Yuvraj tried his best, and would be the most disappointed over his inability to help India score an above par total.
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