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Muttiah Muralitharan among group asking court to reform Sri Lanka cricket
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Muttiah Muralitharan among group asking court to reform Sri Lanka cricket

Aravinda de Silva, Muralitharan, the all-time leading Test wicket-taker with 800 victims, Kumar Sangakkara and Roshan Mahanama are part of the committee appointed by SLC

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka’s batsmen need a kick up the backside after being bailed out by bowlers against Afghanistan
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka’s batsmen need a kick up the backside after being bailed out by bowlers against Afghanistan

Nobody seems to be giving Sri Lanka a chance and rightly so but teams will take them seriously if the game goes to the wire simply because of their death bowling skills.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Mahela Jayawardene declines offer to join Sri Lankan team due to lack of clarity over his role
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Mahela Jayawardene declines offer to join Sri Lankan team due to lack of clarity over his role

Jayawardene, who recently guided Mumbai Indians to their fourth Indian Premier League victory, has in the past presented plans to change the country's domestic cricket system, only for the proposals to be rejected by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC)

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From Ricky Ponting's marauding 140 to MS Dhoni's memorable 91, top 10 knocks from showpiece event
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From Ricky Ponting's marauding 140 to MS Dhoni's memorable 91, top 10 knocks from showpiece event

There is no greater stage in world cricket than the World Cup. Stars may be born year in, year out, but this is where legends are created and we have had the privilege of witnessing some great knocks over the 11 editions. Here, we bring you the top 10 knocks in World up history.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera's 'Superman' effort brings relief to island nation's cricket in troubled times
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera's 'Superman' effort brings relief to island nation's cricket in troubled times

Kusal Perera's talent was first noticed when the posh Royal College offered him a scholarship when he was 16. From thereon, he went from strength to strength with a fair share of troubles. The wait has been worth.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis can be an able successor to Kumar Sangakkara if his talent is managed well
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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis can be an able successor to Kumar Sangakkara if his talent is managed well

If authorities manage his talent without burdening him with unwanted pressures, Kusal Mendis should do well and go onto accomplish greater things.

Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga seeks Indian government's help in solving match-fixing puzzle in cricket
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Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga seeks Indian government's help in solving match-fixing puzzle in cricket

Sri Lanka's Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga said India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) could provide technical expertise in probing widespread allegations of corruption in cricket.

Former Sri Lanka skippers Arjuna Ranatunga, Aravinda de Silva deny match-fixing allegations
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Former Sri Lanka skippers Arjuna Ranatunga, Aravinda de Silva deny match-fixing allegations

"We have never taken bribes and we have never fixed matches, Ranatunga told reporters in Colombo in the presence of de Silva. Both denied they had ever taken bribes to throw matches.

Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene set to be included in SLC committee formed to revive Sri Lanka cricket
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Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene set to be included in SLC committee formed to revive Sri Lanka cricket

According to sources in the Sri Lankan sports ministry, Sangakkara and Jayawardene may join Aravinda de Silva and corporate honcho Hemaka Amarasuriya in the committee.

India vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews needs to go the Aravinda de Silva way to halt hosts' downfall
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India vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews needs to go the Aravinda de Silva way to halt hosts' downfall

For this faltering Sri Lankan side, Angelo Mathews is an angel, like Aravinda de Silva was in the 1990s; one who can lift them from the ashes.

India vs Sri Lanka: Aravinda de Silva urges hosts to keep spirits up despite debacles, jibes
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India vs Sri Lanka: Aravinda de Silva urges hosts to keep spirits up despite debacles, jibes

Sri Lanka mentor Aravinda de Silva has asked the team to ignore trolling on social media after a dismal run of results triggered a wave of criticism – with even a government minister poking fun online.

India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts appoint former seamer Rumesh Ratnayake as head of fast bowling department
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India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts appoint former seamer Rumesh Ratnayake as head of fast bowling department

Former seamer Rumesh Ratnayake has been appointed as the new fast bowling coach of Sri Lankan team, its cricket board said on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka didn't groom replacements for Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene: Asanka Gurusinha
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Sri Lanka didn't groom replacements for Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene: Asanka Gurusinha

Before the important Champions Trophy clash against India, Asaanka Gurusinha said that Sri Lanka didn't groom Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene successors and hence prolonged rebuilding phase

Aravinda de Silva steps down as chairman of Sri Lankan Cricket Committee
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Aravinda de Silva steps down as chairman of Sri Lankan Cricket Committee

Former Sri Lanka captain Aravinda de Silva has stepped down as chairman of the national board's cricket committee for personal reasons after roughly a year.

Sri Lanka bowling consultant Wasim Akram demands swing from pacers
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Sri Lanka bowling consultant Wasim Akram demands swing from pacers

Legendary Pakistani paceman Wasim Akram said that Sri Lanka had a promising crop of fast bowlers despite their traditional reliance on spin after holding a coaching session with the islanders Thursday.

Kumar Sangakkara picks Rahul Dravid over Sachin Tendulkar in all-time XI
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Kumar Sangakkara picks Rahul Dravid over Sachin Tendulkar in all-time XI

Iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar did not find a place in Kumar Sangakkara's all-time XI while Rahul Dravid was the lone Indian in the team.

IPL 2016: Recurring knee injury rules Mumbai Indians' pacer Lasith Malinga out of tournament
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IPL 2016: Recurring knee injury rules Mumbai Indians' pacer Lasith Malinga out of tournament

Sri Lanka pace spearhead Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League after his franchise, Mumbai Indians' medical team found him unifit for at least another four months beacuse of an recurring knee injury.

Sanath Jayasuriya set to return as chairman of Sri Lanka selection committee
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Sanath Jayasuriya set to return as chairman of Sri Lanka selection committee

Sanath Jayasuriya is all set to return as the chairman of the senior selection committee taking over from Aravinda De Silva, who performed his duties as a stop-gap arrangement.

Sri Lanka chief selector Aravinda de Silva accepts responsibility for team's woeful World T20 defence
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Sri Lanka chief selector Aravinda de Silva accepts responsibility for team's woeful World T20 defence

Sri Lanka, who had entered the World T20 2016 as defending champions, failed to make it to the semis after losing three out of their four Super 10 matches.

ICC World Twenty20: Batting an Achilles' heel but Sri Lanka experienced enough to make an impact
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ICC World Twenty20: Batting an Achilles' heel but Sri Lanka experienced enough to make an impact

This Sri Lanka side may not be as resourceful as the champion team of the past. But they still have the ability to spoil someone else’s party on a given day. And that is what makes them such a dangerous side.