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Ireland raise white-ball visibility concerns against light coloured seats at Ageas Bowl
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Ireland raise white-ball visibility concerns against light coloured seats at Ageas Bowl

Ireland have voiced concerns over the visibility of the white-ball against the backdrop of empty cream-coloured seats at the Ageas Bowl Stadium ahead of their three-match ODI series against England.

Former England players Boyd Rankin, Ed Joyce named in William Porterfield-led Ireland squad for inaugural Test against Pakistan
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Former England players Boyd Rankin, Ed Joyce named in William Porterfield-led Ireland squad for inaugural Test against Pakistan

Ireland will again be led by experienced captain William Porterfield for what will be their first taste of the five-day format since being elevated to Test status.

Nic Pothas hangs his boots as Sri Lanka's fielding coach, says right time to move on to other opportunities
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Nic Pothas hangs his boots as Sri Lanka's fielding coach, says right time to move on to other opportunities

Nic Pothas said, "After two incredible years with Sri Lanka cricket, this is the right time for me to move on to other opportunities, which will allow me to spend quality time with my young family."

Ireland, Netherlands and Scotland to take part in T20I tri-series annually; first edition to be played in June
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Ireland, Netherlands and Scotland to take part in T20I tri-series annually; first edition to be played in June

The inaugural edition will be played out from June 12-20, with all three sides facing each other twice in double headers to be held in Rotterdam, Deventer and Amstelveen.

Ireland to host India for two T20 matches before Virat Kohli and co travel to England
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Ireland to host India for two T20 matches before Virat Kohli and co travel to England

India last toured Ireland in 2007, playing a one-day international in Belfast which they won by nine wickets.

India vs Sri Lanka: Chandika Hathurusingha sees new role as an 'opportunity' to maximise visitors' potential despite dismal 2017
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India vs Sri Lanka: Chandika Hathurusingha sees new role as an 'opportunity' to maximise visitors' potential despite dismal 2017

Hathurusingha also said he would streamline the selection process which he believed could revive the sagging fortunes of the team.

India vs Sri Lanka: Visitors' coach Nic Pothas says team lost 3rd ODI because of 'two soft dismissals' in one over
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India vs Sri Lanka: Visitors' coach Nic Pothas says team lost 3rd ODI because of 'two soft dismissals' in one over

The Lanka coach said he was not surprised by the success enjoyed by young India batsman Shreyas Iyer, who cracked a second successive half-century and said the lad was a very exciting batsman.

Sri Lanka cricket board name Chandika Hathurusingha as new head coach of national team
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Sri Lanka cricket board name Chandika Hathurusingha as new head coach of national team

Under Hathurusingha, Bangladesh made rapid strides in world cricket, reaching the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy tournament in England this year.

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha resigns from post; BCB chief Nazmul Hasan confirms development
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Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha resigns from post; BCB chief Nazmul Hasan confirms development

Chandika Hathurusingha tendered his resignation in a letter during Bangladesh's disastrous tour of South Africa last month, BCB president Nazmul Hasan told reporters.

Highlights, Ireland vs West Indies, only ODI at Belfast: Match abandoned due to rain
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Highlights, Ireland vs West Indies, only ODI at Belfast: Match abandoned due to rain

Catch all the live updates of the one-off ODI between Ireland and Windies at Belfast.

India vs Sri Lanka: Coach Nic Pothas blames frequent changes in squad for hosts' poor performances
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India vs Sri Lanka: Coach Nic Pothas blames frequent changes in squad for hosts' poor performances

Sri Lanka's woeful run has continued since their first-round exit in the eight-team Champions Trophy in June followed by an embarrassing 3-2 ODI loss to minnows Zimbabwe at home.

India vs Sri Lanka: Virat and Co look to extend domination as hosts stare at series whitewash
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India vs Sri Lanka: Virat and Co look to extend domination as hosts stare at series whitewash

Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal ahead of 3rd Test against India said, "If we can win even one match against India, we will be able to really boost the mental state in the team."

Sri Lanka aim to put Champions Trophy disappointment aisde as Zimbabwe series beckons
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Sri Lanka aim to put Champions Trophy disappointment aisde as Zimbabwe series beckons

Angelo Mathews leads Sri Lanka who take on Zimbabwe in the first of five one-day internationals on Friday as they look to get over their first-round exit in the Champions Trophy.

Sri Lanka promote Nic Pothas to interim coach after Graham Ford's departure
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Sri Lanka promote Nic Pothas to interim coach after Graham Ford's departure

Nic Pothas will be responsible for preparing the Sri Lankan team for two upcoming tours by Zimbabwe and India.

Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene denies throwing his hat into the ring for India coaching job
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Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene denies throwing his hat into the ring for India coaching job

Mahela Jayawardene took to Twitter to negate rumours about him being considered for the job of Indian cricket team's head coach.

Mahela Jayawardene inexperienced for national team coach's position says Sri Lanka Cricket president
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Mahela Jayawardene inexperienced for national team coach's position says Sri Lanka Cricket president

Jayawardene, who retired in 2014 after a glittering international career, is regarded as one of the best cricketing brains.

Sri Lanka's cricket coach Graham Ford steps down after underwhelming Champions Trophy campaign
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Sri Lanka's cricket coach Graham Ford steps down after underwhelming Champions Trophy campaign

Graham Ford, who has also coached South Africa, Surrey and Kent, ended his first spell in Sri Lanka in 2014 when his two-year contract expired.

Champions Trophy 2017: Sri Lanka go into tournament as underdogs, says coach Graham Ford
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Champions Trophy 2017: Sri Lanka go into tournament as underdogs, says coach Graham Ford

Sri Lanka leaves for the Champions Trophy in England after intense training and with the team hoping for an upset, coach Graham Ford said on Wednesday

Champions Trophy 2017: Sri Lanka squad begin altitude training ahead of mega event
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Champions Trophy 2017: Sri Lanka squad begin altitude training ahead of mega event

Sri Lanka's national cricket squad trained together for the first time in months at a high altitude location to prepare for June's Champions Trophy, the country's board said on Sunda