10 December 2018
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Sri Lanka offers $1 mn bonus to win T20

cricketThe Sri Lankan team will be handed a million dollar bonus if they can shake off their reputation as chokers in the final of the World Twenty20 this weekend, the country's cricket board announced today. Read more...

Dilshan fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

dilshan wickramarathnaSri Lanka all-rounder Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 20 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side’s final Group 1 match against New Zealand at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (ZACS) in Chittagong on Monday. Read more...

Sangakkara to quit T20Is after World T20

 

kumara sangakkaraKumar Sangakkara has announced he will retire from Twenty20 internationals following the World T20 in Bangladesh. Sangakkara, 36, has played 50 T20Is for Sri Lanka, hitting 1311 runs at an average of 32.77 and a strike rate of 120.

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Tendulkar voted cricketer of the generation

sachin thendulkarSachin Tendulkar has been voted the cricketer of the generation by a 50-member jury of current and former cricketers and journalists. Read more...

Sri Lanka return to heroes' welcome

cricket won"Four World Cup finals, four heartbreaks, but this is what it feels like to finally win something," one Sri Lanka fan was overheard saying, as the open-top bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricketers came into view near SLC headquarters. She was one of thousands who lined the streets, waving flags, decked in blue, tooting horns, and occasionally breaking out in a baila-flavoured jig as they awaited the Asia Cup-winners.

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Twitplomacy gets visa for KP

kevin petersonEarlier on Monday, Kevin Pietersen wrote on his twitter page to reveal that his passport is lying with the Indian embassy in the UK for the past 10 days for a job that he claimed requires barely 24 hours, and subsequently requested the Ministry of External Affairs to help him in this regard.

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Olympics closing ceremony is trip through Russian culture

sochi finalThe closing ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics on Sunday night took viewers through what organizers called an artistic look at Russian culture before International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach closed what he called the "Athletes' Games." Read more...

IPL 2014: Kevin Pietersen bought for $1.5m

kevinKevin Pietersen has been bought by the Delhi Daredevils team for 90m rupees ($1.5m; £880,000) in the Indian Premier League auction in the southern Indian city of Bangalore. Read more...

Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics opens with glittering ceremony

sochi 1The 22nd Winter Olympics opened with a spectacular ceremony in the Russian resort city of Sochi. Read more...

Sochi 2014: Russian city prepares for Olympic opening ceremony

sochiThe costliest Olympic Games in history officially open in Russia on Friday, with 98 medals to be won over 16 days.

Sochi, on Russia's Black Sea coast, will welcome about 2,900 athletes in 15 disciplines as the opening ceremony begins at 20:14 local time (16:14 GMT). Read more...

Kevin Pietersen: Batsman's England career over

pietersen body paKevin Pietersen's England career is over after he was told he is no longer in their plans. The 33-year-old batsman, England's all-time leading run-scorer across all formats, was informed this week by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Read more...

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