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Feb 16

Ireland’s World Cup Qualifier Tournament preparations off to flying start

Under grey clouds, and interrupted frequently by showers, Ireland began its preparations for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament in fine style, defeating a combined Easterns/Northerns XI by 91 runs at Groenkloof Oval, Pretoria today.

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Feb 16

New Zealand v Australia: Twenty20 tri-series – as it happened

Australia beat New Zealand by five wickets T20 international run chase record smashedNew Zealand and England set for tri-series eliminator on Sunday 9.38am GMT Where do you even start after that? Congratulations to Australia for attacking with abandon …

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Feb 16

ප්‍රථම 20-20 තරගයෙන් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට ඓතිහාසික ජයග්‍රහණයක්

මීර්පූර් හි පැවැති ශ්‍රී ලංකා-බංග්ලාදේශ ප්‍රථම 20-20 තරගයේ දී බංග්ලාදේශය ඕවර 20 ක දී සිය ක්‍රිකට් ඉතිහාසයේ ලබාගත් වැඩිම ලකුණු සංඛ්‍යාව වූ ලකුණු 193 (කඩුලු පහකට) හඹාගිය ශ්‍රී ලංකාව තමන්ගේ ක්‍රිකට් ඉතිහාසයේ දී වැඩිම ලකුණු සංඛ්‍යාව හඹා ගොස් (කඩුලු 4ට 194යි) ජයගත්තේ තවත් පන්දු විස්සක් (ඕවර 3.2ක්) ඉතිරිව තිබියදී ඉතාමත් පහසු ආකාරයෙනි. ලකුණු 194 ජයග්‍රාහී ඉලක්කය කරා යාමට පැමිණි ශ්‍රී ලංකා පිතිකරුවන් සියලුදෙනා ම පාහේ දැඩි ආක්‍රමණශීලී පිළිවෙතක් අනුගමනය කරමින් ලකුණු රැස් කළේ ඕවරයකට සාමාන්‍ය ලකුණු 11.64ක් ලබාගනිමිනි. මෙහිදී ආරම්භක පිතිකරුවන් වූ කුසල් මෙන්ඩිස් පන්දු 27ක දී හතරේ 08ක් හයේ 02ක් සමඟ ලකුණු 53ක් ද, ධනුෂ්ක ගුණතිලක පන්දු 15ක දී හතරේ 06ක් සමඟ ලකුණු 30ක් ද ලබා මුල් විකට්ටුවට ඕවර 4.5ක දී ලකුණු 53ක් රැස්කර ඉතා හොඳ ආරම්භයක් ලබාගත්හ.  උපුල්… Read More →

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Feb 16

Lankans savage Bangladesh in facile 6-wicket triumph

It was fireworks all the way in a sixes laden display by the Sri Lankan batters in scripting a sweet savaging of Bangladesh in a whirlwind batting performance in fashioning out a facile 6-wicket annihilation of the hosts. Sri Lanka made 194 for 4 wickets in sweeping past what was Bangladesh’s highest T20 international total of  193 for 5 wickets in the first of the 2-match T 20 series today at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka. The magnitude of the triumph was best illustrated by the fact that the Lankans found no terrors in chasing down the record target set by the host team. Sri Lanka’s openers Kusal Mendis and Dhanushka Gunathilaka fanned the Bangladesh bowling attack to… Read More →

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Feb 15

Ageas Bowl: Venue looks forward to new T20 franchise despite Test match omission

Hampshire focus on securing a T20 franchise from 2020 after missing out on any Test matches between 2020 and 2024.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/43071487

Feb 15

Warwickshire CCC: CEO Neil Snowball hails allocation of major matches

Warwickshire chief executive Neil Snowball hails Edgbaston’s allocation of major matches as a “fantastic result”.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/43072409

Feb 15

Hampshire plan app for replays and ordering drinks after Ashes snub

• Rod Bransgrove hopes technology can tempt Tests to Ageas Bowl• ‘We will be pulling out all the stops and intend to lead the way’Rod Bransgrove remains undeterred in his dream of watching an Ashes Test at his beloved Ageas Bowl, with the Hampshire cha…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/15/hampshire-mobile-app-requesting-replays-ordering-drinks-ashes-england

Feb 15

Ishant Sharma: Sussex sign India fast bowler for two-month stint

India fast bowler Ishant Sharma will join Division Two side Sussex for the first two months of the English county season.

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Feb 15

Adil Rashid: England all-rounder to only play white-ball cricket for Yorkshire

England all-rounder Adil Rashid will only play white-ball cricket for Yorkshire during the 2018 season.

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Feb 15

Dimitri Mascarenhas: Essex name ex-England and Hampshire all-rounder as coach

Essex name former Hampshire and England all-rounder Dimitri Mascarenhas as their new assistant head coach.

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Feb 15

Vacancy: Coach Development Manager

The Cricket Ireland Coach Development Manager will be responsible for setting and delivering a strategy to ensure that there is a sufficient number of qualified and active coaches within Ireland, appropriate to the needs of the game being played at dif…

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Feb 15

Hampshire: Ashes Test omission ‘tough’ for Ageas Bowl to take

Hampshire will have to wait to discover why the Ageas Bowl was overlooked to host any Test matches between 2020 and 2024.

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Feb 15

Asela Gunaratne ruled out of Bangladesh T20I series

Media Release
15th February, 2018
Asela Gunaratne, who is in the 15 member squad ready to take on Bangladesh in the two T20 games, starting this evening, is injured and will not play in both games.
He has sustained an injury in his right arm, while div…

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Feb 14

Trent Bridge misses out on 2023 Ashes but bags one-day finals

• ECB announces venues for internationals and T20 franchises• Nottinghamshire gets four Tests in five years from 2020 to 2024Trent Bridge will not host an Ashes Test in 2023 but the Nottinghamshire ground will host the finals of the Royal London One-Da…

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Feb 14

Sri Lanka Cricket Awards Domestic Cricket Contracts for 104 Players

Media Release 14th February, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket today handed over annual domestic contracts for 104 players, a move to encourage talented cricketers to continue playing the game thus ensuring that the domestic cricketing structure remains strong. Accordingly, players who took part in the Major Tournament 2016/2017 and the Under 19 players, who represented Sri Lanka in the concluded Asia Cup and the World Cup were handed over contracts, during a special ceremony, held at the Duncan White Auditorium of the Ministry of Sports, with the Minister of Sports Honorable Dayasiri Jayasekera, taking part as the Chief Guest, while Honorable Thilanga Sumathipala, President of SLC was present during the occasion. 20 first class players who performed at the highest level… Read More →

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Feb 14

Daniel Worrall: Gloucestershire sign Australia bowler as overseas player

Gloucestershire sign Australia pace bowler Daniel Worrall as their overseas player for the first part of the 2018 season.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/43060142