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8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

The top 50 things to do in Britain at least once in your lifetime

According to research, half of Britons have added 'travel' to their bucket list, but exploring doesn't have to involve trekking America's Grand Canyon or meeting Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka.

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13 hrs ago | Colombo Page

Sangakkara officially retires from T20 International cricket

Apr 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's prolific batsman, wicketkeeper and former captain Kumar Sangakkara today announced his retirement from the game's short format.

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17 hrs ago | BBC News

ECB set to announce new England coach

The England and Wales Cricket Board is expected to announce the identity of the new England coaching team on Saturday.

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20 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Pakistan looking for new coaches again

Pakistan is again looking for new coaches after the national team's poor performance in the World Twenty20.

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Yesterday | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

Cook: "It's good to be home"

Alastair Cook with Roland Kannor from the Brentwood Brewing Company and Brett Sanders, manager of the Golden Fleece, toasting the England captain's benefit year beer ENGLAND cricket captain Alastair Cook said swapping international duties for training at Essex has been a real help after a difficult winter.

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Yesterday | Iol.co.za

Ajmal cleared to play county cricket

Star Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been given clearance by his home board to play a shortened stint with Worcestershire in the English season.

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Yesterday | IcNetwork

England batsman Jonathan Trott to take another break from cricket due to stress related illness

A joint statement by Trott's employers at the England and Wales Cricket Board and Warwickshire on Friday confirmed that he will stop playing with immediate effect A joint statement by Trott's employers at the England and Wales Cricket Board and Warwickshire on Friday confirmed that he will stop playing with immediate effect.

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Yesterday | Burnley Citizen

Stokes playing the waiting game

Ben Stokes will have to remain patient before he can start to make up for time he has lost due to a self-inflicted injury.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Jaggie ends illustrious career for T&T

As he poured water on the turf at the National Cricket Centre in Couva, yesterday morning, Rukam Jaggernauth would have remembered the great days his son Amit enjoyed on that strip, as a right arm off-spinner.

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The Telegraph

'Australia should follow the Rajasthan Royals model'

Mumbai: Australia have suffered mixed fortunes recently. While they have won the Ashes comprehensively and then defeated the top-ranked South Africa 2-1 in the latter's backyard, they have failed to replicate the success in the World T20.

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Sporting Life

Eoin Morgan: Wants to be a Test regular

The 27-year-old Dublin-born batsman has established himself in both one-day and Twenty20 internationals, but question marks still remain about his credentials in the five-day format.

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India Talkies

Kohli, Yuvraj take RCB home against Daredevils - Indiatalkies.com

Sharjah, April 17: A fantastic partnership between Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh guided the Royal Challengers Bangalore to a convincing eight wicket win over the Delhi Daredevils in the second match of the Indian Premier League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here Thursday.

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The Indian Express

IPL 7: KXIP squad looks more than capable to win title, feels David Miller

Devastating South Africa batsman David Miller believes Kings XI Punjab have built a strong squad capable of winning its maiden Indian Premier League title this year.

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Rediff.com

'It's not easy to overcome the disappointment of the WT20 final'

"A match like the finals always left feelings of 'so near yet so far', but as sportsmen they need to overcome these emotions quickly and face next challenge," he said in an interview to the Royal Challenger Bangalore's official website.

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Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Emirates Old Trafford

LANCASHIRE COUNTY Cricket Club has marked a return to profitability after four successive years of losses by announcing a record operating profit of more than A 3.5 million for the year ending December 31, 2013.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Ramdin back to lead T&T

West Indies wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin will lead T&T into Saturday's regional semifinal clash against the Windward Islands at the Queen's Park Oval.

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Newkerala.com

Asian Cricket Council chief dismisses security concerns in Pak

Karachi, Apr 16 : The chief executive of the Asian Cricket Council has said that he has no security concerns in Pakistan and called on the country's cricket authorities to restore the confidence of the game by bringing back international cricket.

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Sporting Life

Robson and Rogers guided Middlesex to victory

The Australia-born opener has been touted as the man most likely to partner England skipper Alastair Cook at the top of the order when the first Test against Sri Lanka starts on June 12. The uncapped 24-year-old enjoyed a profitable winter with the England Lions and kick-started the domestic season with a first-innings 163 at Lord's this week.

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Sporting Life

Chris Woakes: Lions skipper took charge of Sri Lanka tour

The Lions will play two four-day Test matches and five 50-over matches against South Africa A in January and February 2015, with their first warm-up match starting on January 5. The England and Wales Cricket Board has agreed a reciprocal arrangement with Cricket South Africa, with the Proteas A team scheduled to tour England in 2017.

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Sporting Life

Paul Collingwood and Ashley Giles: England coaching duo in Bangladesh

The England and Wales Cricket Board has started interviewing the candidates to replace Andy Flower, who stepped down as head coach after this winter's Ashes whitewash by Australia.

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