Sri Lanka says it has received terror warnings ahead of Pakistan tour.

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2,214 total views, no views today “Security was tight when Sri Lanka returned to Lahore for a T20 match in 2017 . Sri Lanka’s cricket board said Wednesday it had received warnings its national team could be the target of a terror attack during an upcoming tour of Pakistan. Sri Lankan Prime Minister’s Office had received “reliable information of a possible terrorist threat” against the national squad ahead of the six-match limited overs tour, the board said. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) stopped short of calling off the tour, but said a…

Root dropped twice as England make steady start in fifth Ashes Test.

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2,021 total views, no views today “England captain Joe Root bats on the first day of the fifth Ashes Test at the Oval. Joe Root was dropped twice as England made a steady start on the opening day of the final Ashes Test at the Oval on Thursday, reaching 86-1 at lunch.Visiting captain Tim Paine asked the home side to bat, hoping his bowlers could take advantage of early overcast conditions in south London but will rue the two bad fumbles. Joe Denly and Rory Burns had to dig deep to…

Patriots brought down to earth.

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1,271 total views, no views today Having chased a Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) record of 242 on Tuesday night, St Kitts & Nevis Patriots were brought back down to earth by Barbados Tridents on Wednesday. While Jamaica Tallawahs had been unable to defend 241/4 here 24 hours earlier, 186/2 proved enough for the Tridents to run out 18-run winners. After the previous day’s heroics, the Patriots would have been confident of another victory but they were immediately placed on the back foot in their run-chase by Tridents skipper Jason Holder.…

‘Not much interest’ – Bangladesh Test skipper dislikes Tests, says board chief.

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876 total views, no views today “Bangladesh Test captain Shakib Al Hasan has expressed reluctance about staying on in the role. Bangladesh cricket chief Nazmul Hassan said Shakib Al Hasan will remain as Test captain despite disliking the format and expressing his reluctance to stay on following this week’s embarrassing defeat to Afghanistan.Nazmul admitted the all-rounder had shown little interest or enthusiasm for the five-day game an attitude which would not have been helped by Monday’s 224-run loss to Afghanistan in Chittagong.”We have noticed he did not have much interest in…