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India vs England: Bigger challenges await English spinners in India, says Mahela Jayawardene
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India vs England: Bigger challenges await English spinners in India, says Mahela Jayawardene

Left-arm spinner Leach claimed 10 wickets in the two-match series while off-spinner Bess took 12 in England's 2-0 victory.

IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians' head coach Mahela Jayawardene believes table-toppers still need improvement
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IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians' head coach Mahela Jayawardene believes table-toppers still need improvement

Mumbai recorded their third consecutive win, beating Rajasthan Royals by 57 runs on Tuesday. They have so far accumulated four wins and two losses from six matches overall.

IPL 2020: Freedom under Rohit Sharma's captaincy 'gives me a lot of confidence,' says Mumbai Indians' Jasprit Bumrah
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IPL 2020: Freedom under Rohit Sharma's captaincy 'gives me a lot of confidence,' says Mumbai Indians' Jasprit Bumrah

Bumrah is an integral part of Mumbai Indians' team, which won record four Indian Premier League titles under Rohit's leadership.

IPL 2020: Living in bio-bubble 'tough', but team in good spirits, says Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma
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IPL 2020: Living in bio-bubble 'tough', but team in good spirits, says Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma

Teams in the world's richest cricket competition must abide by strict guidelines, leaving them encased in an isolation "bubble" with only hotel staff, their fellow competitors, and their similarly quarantined family.

Modern-day bowlers are up against better batsmen, says former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene
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Modern-day bowlers are up against better batsmen, says former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene

At the peak of Jayawardene's career, international cricket was flooded with world-class bowlers, something many feel is not the case now.

Sri Lanka suspends plan to build island's biggest international cricket stadium near Colombo
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Sri Lanka suspends plan to build island's biggest international cricket stadium near Colombo

The SLC wanted to build a new stadium nearer to Colombo which was needed to host two ICC World Cup events which are scheduled to be held in the years 2023 to 2031

SLC reacts to criticism over building new stadium, says they want to boost Sri Lanka’s chances of hosting ICC events
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SLC reacts to criticism over building new stadium, says they want to boost Sri Lanka’s chances of hosting ICC events

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Monday said the country needs to build a new stadium to strengthen its bid to host ICC events in the 2023 to 2031 cycle.

Mahela Jayawardene questions Sri Lanka government's plan to build country's largest cricket stadium
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Mahela Jayawardene questions Sri Lanka government's plan to build country's largest cricket stadium

Former skipper Mahela Jayawardene has questioned the Sri Lanka government's plan to build the country's largest cricket stadium in Homagama, saying even the existing infrastructure is not used enough right now.

‘Nothing harmful’ in having players with big egos, creating the right environment for them important, says Mahela Jayawardene
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‘Nothing harmful’ in having players with big egos, creating the right environment for them important, says Mahela Jayawardene

Sri Lankan batting great Mahela Jayawardene says there is "nothing harmful" in having players with big egos in a team as long as he is able to get the best out of them within an ideal environment.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Kumar Sangakkara in self-quarantine after returning from UK
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Kumar Sangakkara in self-quarantine after returning from UK

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara has said he is currently in self-quarantine, following his government's guidelines for those recently returning from Europe, which has now become the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Former England captain Mike Gatting not in favour of four-day Tests, says five-day matches 'unique' in many ways
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Former England captain Mike Gatting not in favour of four-day Tests, says five-day matches 'unique' in many ways

Many notable names including Sachin Tendulkar, India skipper Virat Kohli, Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardane have spoken in favour of five-day Tests.

Kuldeep Yadav voices against the idea of four-day Tests; Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur says fabric of Tests should not be messed up
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Kuldeep Yadav voices against the idea of four-day Tests; Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur says fabric of Tests should not be messed up

Arthur, who has also coached South Africa, Australia and most recently Pakistan, joined his ICC Cricket Committee colleague Mahela Jayawardene in supporting five-day Tests.

Personally, I feel Tests should remain five-dayers, says ICC cricket committee member Mahela Jayawardene
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Personally, I feel Tests should remain five-dayers, says ICC cricket committee member Mahela Jayawardene

Former India captain Anil Kumble, who heads the cricket committee of the sport's governing body, has said that the proposal for four-day Tests will be discussed in the next round of the ICC meetings, to held in Dubai from 27-31 March.

India vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera says seniors in side will have to step up to take team through transition phase and win T20I series
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India vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera says seniors in side will have to step up to take team through transition phase and win T20I series

The Sri Lanka cricket team is going through a transition phase, struggling to replace stalwarts such as Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene

Mumbai Indians monitoring Jasprit Bumrah's fitness, should be ready for series against Sri Lanka or Australia, feels Mahela Jayawerdene
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Mumbai Indians monitoring Jasprit Bumrah's fitness, should be ready for series against Sri Lanka or Australia, feels Mahela Jayawerdene

Bumrah, who recently bowled at the Indian team's nets, is nearly back to his full fitness having recovered from a stress fracture and the former Sri Lanka great feels the pacer can start playing by January

IPL 2020 Auction: Defending champions Mumbai Indians' well-rounded squad needs No 4 batsman and back-ups
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IPL 2020 Auction: Defending champions Mumbai Indians' well-rounded squad needs No 4 batsman and back-ups

Mumbai Indians will walk into the IPL 2020 auction with the lowest spending scope amongst all the teams — 13.05 crores — which is also a result of retaining a majority of their existing player roster and core team.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Bullets, blood and mental scars, ex-Sri Lankan cricketers recall chilling 2009 terror attack
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Bullets, blood and mental scars, ex-Sri Lankan cricketers recall chilling 2009 terror attack

Thilan Samaraweera, Kumar Sangakkara, Sanath Jayasuriya and other former Sri Lanka cricketers recall the time when they came under attack from terrorists in Pakistan ten years ago.

BCCI picks new India head coach: Five FAQs to understand board's selection process for high-profile job
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BCCI picks new India head coach: Five FAQs to understand board's selection process for high-profile job

Here are some FAQs which will help understand how the new coach of Indian cricket team will be selected

Former India batsman Vikram Rathour applies for national team's batting coach role
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Former India batsman Vikram Rathour applies for national team's batting coach role

Rathour's application for coaching the Under-19 team and NCA's batting consultant were rejected due to conflict of interest since he is related to Ashish Kapoor, who is head of junior selection panel.