Pictures from Daily Mirror … and …. Daily News … where the headline = “Sri Lanka’s cricketing heroes rewarded with US$ 145,000″
Rumesh Ratnayake, Dasun Shanaka, Lahiru Tirimanne and Asantha De Mel with lesser lights
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 = 48 ODIs … May 30-Jul 14
ngland and South Africa will compete in the tournament opener at The Oval.
- The Oval to host the tournament opener between England and South Africa on 30 May
- Old Trafford and Edgbaston to stage the two semi-finals on 9 and 11 July respectively; Lord’s to host the final on 14 July
- ICC Chief Executive David Richardson: “Next summer fans around the world will be treated to compelling and competitive cricket as the best teams in the world go head to head in this round-robin format for the right to be crowned World Champions.”
- Steve Elworthy: “Today’s announcement of the schedule is another important moment in the build-up to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – the moment that the tournament comes to life for teams and cricket lovers across the world.”
This is a story as told to me by my father, the Royal captain of 1919. He played for Royal from 1916-1919. Let me take you to the Royal-Thomian cricket match played 100 years ago at the SSC ground on March 21, when, believe it or not, Royal trounced the Thomian’s in ONE DAY! The memorable day was March 21, 1919.
Abhisek Patil in CRICKET AGE, April 2018 where the title is “Kumar Sangakkara Joins Star Sports India Commentary Team
Sri Lankan Legend Kumar Sangakkara has joined the illustrious Commentary team of Star Sports. The channel has just yesterday secured the Television Rights of BCCI’s Home bilateral series for next five years, in a whopping 6138.1 Crore bid. The channel has already secured media rights for the Lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL).