Appointment of Dimuth Karunaratne as ODI captain for World Cup a significant move

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The appointment of Dimuth Karunaratne as the Sri Lanka ODI captain for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England marks a significant turnaround as the country looks to change its one-day fortunes in the game’s showpiece event. The appointment, ratified by the Minister of Sports Harin Fernando, while signifying the need for new pastures opted by the national selectors headed by Chairman of Selectors, Asantha de Mel in giving the nod to Sri Lanka’s most consistent run getter in test cricket has also been influenced by Karunaratne’s magnificent leadership in registering a historic first ever 2-nil series triumph over South Africa in their own backyard. That apart, on a personal note it marks a new chapter in the career… Read More →

Dimuth Karunratne to lead Sri Lanka during ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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Media Release 17th April, 2019 The National Selectors today appointed Dimuth Karunaratne as the ODI Captain of the Sri Lankan team. He will lead the team during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Karunaratne’s appointment was ratified by the Minister of Telecommunications, Foreign Employment and Sports Honorable Harin Fernando.    new nike air max 2019

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SL World Cup Squad to be named sooner, Kusal Janith declares fit and ready

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SL World Cup Squad to be named on April 18; Kusal Janith declares fit and ready With the dust settled down on the local big stage performance platform for prospective stakeholders and Sri Lanka’s World Cup countdown reaching a climax with the days closing in on the squad to be announced to the players and a nation in anticipation, the Chairman of Selectors, Asantha de Mel has given notice that it would be named on April 18. The ICC deadline is April 23 for member countries to officially announce the respective squads that would compete in cricket’s greatest of spectacles to be staged in England from May 30 to June 14. Given the tough guessing game of whom the national… Read More →

Tickets for CWC19 warm-up fixtures to go on sale

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Tickets for the official warm-up fixtures ahead of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 will go on sale at 10am (BST) on Wednesday 10 April, to coincide with 50 days to go until the tournament gets underway on 30 May. Each team will play two warm-up fixtures between 24-28 May 2019 ahead of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Prices start from just £15 for adults and £1 for under 16s and tickets will be available via Official CWC19 Ticketing Site from 10am BST tomorrow Matches to be held at Bristol County Ground, Cardiff Wales Stadium, Hampshire Bowl, The Oval ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Managing Director, Steve Elworthy: “The warm-up fixtures provide the chance for fans to see the… Read More →

#CWC19 Opening Party ticket ballot now open

ICC Media Release The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Opening Party ticket ballot opened today, offering fans a unique opportunity to be part of the launch of this summer’s tournament. The Opening Party ticket ballot is now open with 4,000 tickets available to fans via cricketworldcup.com/opening-party closing on 1 May at 10am BST Fans are invited to apply for a maximum of two tickets in the ballot, tickets will be free of charge for the event and fans without tickets will not be allowed entry The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Opening Party is set to take place on the iconic London Mall on the evening of 29 May ahead of the opening fixture between hosts England and South Africa at The… Read More →

Official warm-up fixtures for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 announced

ICC CWC 2019 Warm ups

The official warm-up fixtures to be played in the lead-up to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales have today been announced. Warm-up fixtures to be played between 24-28 May 2019 ahead of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Each team will play two official warm-up matches ahead of the tournament which will start on 30 May Matches to be held at Bristol County Ground, Cardiff Wales Stadium, Hampshire Bowl, The Oval ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Managing Director, Steve Elworthy: “These games provide another opportunity for fans to see world-class players at their local venue” Tickets details to be announced in April via cricketworldcup.com All ten competing nations will play two official warm-up fixtures… Read More →