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Sunday, November 11, 2007

Sri Lanka asks Aus to end test blackout

Sri Lanka's cricket governing body on Sunday asked their counterparts in Australia to end the lock out of international media from the ongoing test series between the two nations.
"Our chief executive Duleep Mendis has written to Cricket Australia to see if they can settle the issue", Samantha Algama, the SLC spokesman told AFP.

SLC officials said they were seeking international coverage of the Sri Lanka-Australia second test in Hobart where spinner Muttiah Muralitharan could pass Shane Warne's tally of 709 test wickets.

"The Murali issue is our concern. If the problem continued, we will not have any pictures when Murali manages to break the record," SLC secretary Kangadaran Mathivanan said.

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