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Friday, September 5, 2008

Sri Lanka in Canada next month - Lasith Malinga declared fit

Posted by Hilal

The Times of India reports that Sri Lanka, Pakistan, West Indies and Canada will feature in a T20 tournament in Toronto next month.

The news item also goes on to state that Lasith Malinga is fit and will most likely be on the tour.

"Sri Lanka will be participating in the quadrangular T20 competition involving Pakistan, West Indies and Canada as hosts from October 10-13," a top Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) official said on Friday.

The final decision came after a two hour meeting of the SLC board membershere, headed by Chairman Arjuna Ranatunga.

The Lankan pace attack will be boosted by the return Lasith Malinga and Dilhara Fernando who have been declared fit.

The four-nation tournament was earlier scheduled for August 14 to 17, but later on it was deferred due to sponsorship problems.


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Anonymous said...

Sri Lanka confirm Twenty20 appearance

1 day ago

Sri Lanka have confirmed their participation in a four-nation Twenty20 tournament to be held in Canada next month.

The tournament, which also features Pakistan, West Indies and hosts Canada, was scheduled to be held in Toronto from August 14 -17, but was postponed due to sponsorship issues.

"Sri Lanka will participate in the quadrangular Twenty20 competition involving Pakistan, West Indies and hosts Canada from October 10-13," Sri Lanka Cricket chief Arjuna Ranatunga stated.

Sri Lanka are expected to be bolstered with the return of paceman Lasith Malinga, who is recuperating from a knee injury.

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