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Ajantha Mendis

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Balapuwaduge Ajantha Winslo Mendis (born 11 March 1985 in Moratuwa) known as Ajantha Mendis is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer who plays for ODIs, Tests and T20Is for Sri Lankan national cricket team. [1]

86 relations: Ajit Agarkar, Alec Bedser, Anil Kumble, Australian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2011, Bangladesh, Bank of Ceylon, Batting order (cricket), Bowling (cricket), Cargills (Ceylon), Carrom ball, Chennai, Chittagong, Colombo, Cricket, Dialog Axiata, Gaddafi Stadium, Galle, Galle International Stadium, Gunner (rank), Hambantota, Hampshire County Cricket Club, Harare, Harare Sports Club, ICC Awards, Imran Tahir, Indian Oil Corporation, Indian Premier League, John Gleeson (cricketer), Johnson Charles, Karachi, Kolkata Knight Riders, Kosala Kuruppuarachchi, Lahore, Lahore Qalandars, Leg break, Lieutenant, List A cricket, Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Moratuwa, Muttiah Muralitharan, Nagenahira Nagas, National Stadium, Karachi, Not out, Off break, Officer (armed forces), One Day International, Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium, Pakistan, Pakistan Super League, Pallekele, ..., Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Peter Philpott, Peter Siddle, Port of Spain, Pune Warriors India, Queen's Park Oval, R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Rahul Dravid, Saeed Ajmal, Second lieutenant, Sergeant, Shaun Tait, Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Somerset County Cricket Club, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Army Sports Club (cricket), Sri Lanka Artillery, Sri Lanka national cricket team, Sunil Narine, Test cricket, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Twenty20, Twenty20 International, Umar Gul, V. V. S. Laxman, Wayamba cricket team, West Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2015–16, Zaheer Khan, Zimbabwe, Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, 2009 attack on the Sri Lanka national cricket team, 2009 ICC World Twenty20, 2010 County Championship, 2012 ICC World Twenty20, 2015 Cricket World Cup. Expand index (36 more) »

Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar (born 4 December 1977) is a former Indian cricketer, who had represented India in more than 200 international matches in all three formats of the game.

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Alec Bedser

Sir Alec Victor Bedser CBE (4 July 1918 – 4 April 2010) was a professional English cricketer, primarily a medium-fast bowler.

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Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble (born 17 October 1970) is an Indian former cricketer and a former captain of Tests and ODIs, who played Tests and ODIs for 18 years.

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Australian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2011

The Australian cricket team toured Sri Lanka from 6 August to 20 September 2011.

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.

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Bank of Ceylon

Bank of Ceylon (Sinhala: ලංකා බැංකුව Lanka Bænkuwa) (also popularly abbreviated as: BOC) is a government-owned, major commercial bank in Sri Lanka.

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Batting order (cricket)

In cricket, the batting order is the sequence in which batsmen play through their team's innings, there always being two batsmen taking part at any one time.

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Bowling (cricket)

Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.

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Cargills (Ceylon)

Cargills (Ceylon) PLC is a Sri Lankan Retail, FMCG, Banking and Restaurant company which is listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange.

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Carrom ball

The carrom ball (also known as the sodukku ball in parts of India) is a style of spin bowling delivery used in cricket.

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Chennai

Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Chittagong

Chittagong, officially known as Chattogram, is a major coastal city and financial centre in southeastern Bangladesh.

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Colombo

Colombo (translit,; translit) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.

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Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Dialog Axiata

Dialog Axiata PLC (Sinhalese: ඩයලොග් ආසියාටා පීඑල්සී Dayalog Asiyata Pielsi; Tamil:டயலொக் ஆசியாடா பிஎல்சி (formerly known as MTN Networks and Dialog Telekom), is one of Sri Lanka's largesthttps://www.justlanded.com/english/Sri-Lanka/Sri-Lanka-Guide/Telephone-Internet/Mobile-phonestelecommunications service provider with the country's largest mobile network operator of 12.8 million subscribers and commands a 50% of the Sri Lankan mobile market. Dialog is a subsidiary of Axiata Group Berhad which owns 83.32% controlling stake of the company while the rest is held by the public. Dialog was Listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange in 2005 June As of February 2017 Dialog Axiata holds billion in market capitalization and the 5th largest listed company in Sri Lanka by Market Capitalization. In 2015 "Dialog" brand name was valued at LKR 28.6 billion (US$204 million) and as the 3rd most valuable brand in the country by business magazine LMD in its annual study. In 2014 the company received the highest "Platinum" rating in the country's Corporate Accountability Index for the 4th consecutive year. Dialog operates on 2.5G, 3G, 3.5G and 4G LTE communications networks, and became the first operator to launch commercial 3G and HSPA+ operations in South Asia when it rollout the network on 16 August 2006. In April 2013 Dialog Axiata launched its mobile 4G LTE services using 10Mhz of spectrum in 1800Mhz band becoming the first operator to launch commercial FD-LTE network in South Asia initially delivering peak data rates of 50 Mbit/s thus marking its position as a technology leader among its regional peers. In addition to its core business of mobile telephony, the company operates a number of services including Dialog TV, a Direct To Home Satellite TV service and Dialog Global which provides international telecommunication services. Dialog Broadband offers fixed-line and broadband internet services, whilst Dialog Tele-Infrastructure is the company’s national telco infrastructure arm. Dialog was the first mobile operator to cover the Jaffna peninsula in Northern Sri Lanka within 90 days of the ceasefire agreement in 2002 and again in 2009 was the first mobile operator to extend its GSM network to the areas in the North and East Province where the war was fought, and presently has 80% market share in the region. Dialog Axiata is an investor under the aegis of the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and has invested over US $1.96 billion towards the development of telecommunications infrastructure, thus becoming the single largest contributor to Sri Lankan foreign direct investment (FDI) to date. Dialog is also the official Sri Lankan partner of the mobile operator Vodafone.

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Gaddafi Stadium

Gaddafi Stadium (قذافی اسٹیڈیم / ALA-LC) is a cricket ground in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Galle

Galle (ගාල්ල; காலி) is a major city in Sri Lanka, situated on the southwestern tip, 119 km from Colombo.

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Galle International Stadium

Galle International Stadium (ගාල්ල ජාත්‍යන්තර ක්‍රිකට් ක්‍රීඩාංගණය) (காலி சர்வதேச கிரிக்கெட் விளையாட்டு மைதானம்) is a cricket stadium in Galle, Sri Lanka, situated near the Galle fort and fringed on two sides by the Indian Ocean.

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Gunner (rank)

Gunner (Gnr) is a rank equivalent to private in the British Army Royal Artillery and the artillery corps of other Commonwealth armies.

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Hambantota

Hambantota (හම්බන්තොට, அம்பாந்தோட்டை) is the main town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka.

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Hampshire County Cricket Club

Hampshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Harare

Harare (officially named Salisbury until 1982) is the capital and most populous city of Zimbabwe.

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Harare Sports Club

Harare Sports Club is a sports club and multi-purpose stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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ICC Awards

The ICC Awards are a set of sports awards for cricket.

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Imran Tahir

Mohammad Imran Tahir born 27 March 1979 is a Pakistani-born South African cricketer.

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Indian Oil Corporation

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), commonly known as IndianOil is an Indian state owned oil and gas company with registered office at Mumbai and primarily headquartered in New Delhi.

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Indian Premier League

The Indian Premier League (IPL), officially Vivo Indian Premier League for sponsorship reasons, is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India contested during April and May of every year by teams representing Indian cities and some states.

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John Gleeson (cricketer)

John William Gleeson (14 March 1938 – 7 October 2016) was an Australian cricketer who played in 29 Tests from 1967 to 1972.

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Johnson Charles

Johnson Charles (born 14 January 1989) is a St Lucian international cricketer who plays for the West Indies.

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Karachi

Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.

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Kolkata Knight Riders

The Kolkata Knight Riders (also known by the acronym KKR) are a franchise cricket team representing the city of Kolkata in the Indian Premier League.

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Kosala Kuruppuarachchi

Ajith Kosala Kuruppuarachchi (born 1 November 1964, Colombo) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who played in two Tests from 1986 to 1987.

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Lahore

Lahore (لاہور, لہور) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, and is the country’s second-most populous city after Karachi.

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Lahore Qalandars

Lahore Qalandars (لاہور قلندرز; لہور قلندرز; acronym LQ) is a Pakistani professional cricket franchise which plays in the Pakistan Super League.

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Leg break

A leg break is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket.

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Lieutenant

A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt, LT, Lieut and similar) is a junior commissioned officer in the armed forces, fire services, police and other organizations of many nations.

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List A cricket

List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket.

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Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium

Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium better known as Sooriyawewa International Cricket Stadium (මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ ජාත්‍යන්තර ක්‍රීඩාංගනය, සූරියවැව ජාත්‍යන්තර ක්‍රීඩාංගනය), and abbreviately as MRIC Stadium, is an international cricket stadium in Hambantota, Sri Lanka.

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Moratuwa

Moratuwa is a large suburb of Colombo city, on the southwestern coast of Sri Lanka, near Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia.

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Muttiah Muralitharan

Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan (முத்தையா முரளீதரன், මුත්තයියා මුරලිදරන්; also spelt Muralidaran; born 1972) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002.

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Nagenahira Nagas

The Nagenahira Nagas was a franchise cricket team that took part in Sri Lanka Premier League, representing Eastern Province.

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National Stadium, Karachi

www.facebook.com/NationalStadiumKarachi The National Stadium (نیشنل اسٹڈیم) cricket stadium in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Not out

In cricket, a batsman will be not out if he comes out to bat in an innings and has not been dismissed by the end of the innings.

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Off break

Off break is the type of delivery in the sport of cricket.

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Officer (armed forces)

An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.

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One Day International

A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50.

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Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium

Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium (Tamil: பாக்கியசோதி சரவணமுத்து மைதானம், පාකියසොති සර්වනමූත්තු ක්‍රීඩාංගනය) Colombo Oval or P. Sara or simply PSS is a multi-purpose stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Pakistan

Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.

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Pakistan Super League

Pakistan Super League (پاکستان سپر لیگ; PSL) is a Twenty20 cricket league, founded in Lahore on 9 September 2015 with five teams and now comprises six teams.

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Pallekele

Pallekele (පල්ලෙකැලේ) is a suburb of the city of Kandy in Kandy District, Sri Lanka.

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Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, also known as Muttiah Muralitharan International Cricket Stadium, (Sinhala: පල්ලෙකැලේ ජාත්‍යන්තර ක්‍රිකට් ක්‍රීඩාංගණය, Tamil: பல்லேகலை சர்வதேச கிரிக்கெட் விளையாட்டு மைதானம்) is a cricket stadium in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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Peter Philpott

Peter Ian Philpott (born 21 November 1934, Manly, New South Wales) was a leg-spin bowler and middle order batsman for New South Wales and Australia in the 1960s.

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Peter Siddle

Peter Matthew Siddle (born 25 November 1984) is an Australian Test cricketer.

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Port of Spain

Port of Spain (also spelled Port-of-Spain) is the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago and the country's third-largest city, after Chaguanas and San Fernando.

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Pune Warriors India

Pune Warriors India was a franchise cricket team that represented the city of Pune in the Indian Premier League.

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Queen's Park Oval

The Queen's Park Oval is a sports stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, used mostly for cricket matches.

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R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium

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Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid (born 11 January 1973) is a former Indian cricketer and captain, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.

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Saeed Ajmal

Saeed Ajmal (Punjabi,; born 14 October 1977) is a former Pakistani cricketer.

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Second lieutenant

Second lieutenant (called lieutenant in some countries) is a junior commissioned officer military rank in many armed forces, comparable to NATO OF-1b rank.

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Sergeant

Sergeant (abbreviated to Sgt and capitalized when used as a named person's title) is a rank in many uniformed organizations, principally military and policing forces.

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Shaun Tait

Shaun William Tait (born 22 February 1983) is a former Australian cricketer.

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Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

The Sinhalese Sports Club Ground (SSC) (සිංහල ක්‍රිඩා සමාජ ක්‍රීඩාංගනය) (Tamil: சிங்களவர் விளையாட்டுக் கழக அரங்கம்) is one of the most famous cricket grounds in Sri Lanka, and the headquarters of Sri Lanka Cricket, the controlling body of cricket in Sri Lanka.

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Somerset County Cricket Club

Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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Sri Lanka Army

The Sri Lankan Army (Śrī Laṃkā yuddha hamudāva; Ilankai iraṇuvam) is the oldest and largest of the Sri Lanka Armed Forces and is the nation's army.

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Sri Lanka Army Sports Club (cricket)

Sri Lanka Army Sports Club is a first-class cricket team in Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka Artillery

The Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) is the artillery arm of the Sri Lanka Army.

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Sri Lanka national cricket team

The Sri Lanka national cricket team, nicknamed The Lions, is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One-Day International (ODI) and T20 International status.

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Sunil Narine

Sunil Philip Narine (born 26 May 1988) is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays for the West Indies.

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Test cricket

Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.

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Tillakaratne Dilshan

Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan (තිලකරත්න ඩිල්ෂාන්; born Tuwan Mohammad Dilshan on 14 October 1976) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and a former captain of the Sri Lanka national cricket team.

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Twenty20

Twenty20 cricket, sometimes written Twenty-20, and often abbreviated to T20, is a short form of cricket.

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Twenty20 International

A Twenty20 International (T20I) is a form of cricket, played between two of the international members of the International Cricket Council (ICC), in which each team faces twenty overs.

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Umar Gul

Umar Gul (Urdu:, عمرګل) (born 14 April 1984) is a Pakistani cricketer, who plays all three formats of the game as a right arm fast medium bowler for the Pakistani cricket team.

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V. V. S. Laxman

Vangipurapu Venkata Sai Laxman (born 1 November 1974), commonly known as V.V.S. Laxman (often VVS, and sometimes as "Very Very Special"), is a former Indian cricketer and currently a cricket commentator.

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Wayamba cricket team

Wayamba cricket team was a Sri Lankan first class cricket team based in Kurunegala, that represented North Western Province.

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West Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2015–16

The West Indies cricket team toured Sri Lanka in October/November 2015 to play two Tests, three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and two Twenty20 International (T20I) matches.

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Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan (born 7 October 1978) is a former Indian cricketer who played all forms of the game for the Indian national cricket team from 2000 till 2014.

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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique. The capital and largest city is Harare. A country of roughly million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official languages, with English, Shona, and Ndebele the most commonly used. Since the 11th century, present-day Zimbabwe has been the site of several organised states and kingdoms as well as a major route for migration and trade. The British South Africa Company of Cecil Rhodes first demarcated the present territory during the 1890s; it became the self-governing British colony of Southern Rhodesia in 1923. In 1965, the conservative white minority government unilaterally declared independence as Rhodesia. The state endured international isolation and a 15-year guerrilla war with black nationalist forces; this culminated in a peace agreement that established universal enfranchisement and de jure sovereignty as Zimbabwe in April 1980. Zimbabwe then joined the Commonwealth of Nations, from which it was suspended in 2002 for breaches of international law by its then government and from which it withdrew from in December 2003. It is a member of the United Nations, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the African Union (AU), and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). It was once known as the "Jewel of Africa" for its prosperity. Robert Mugabe became Prime Minister of Zimbabwe in 1980, when his ZANU-PF party won the elections following the end of white minority rule; he was the President of Zimbabwe from 1987 until his resignation in 2017. Under Mugabe's authoritarian regime, the state security apparatus dominated the country and was responsible for widespread human rights violations. Mugabe maintained the revolutionary socialist rhetoric of the Cold War era, blaming Zimbabwe's economic woes on conspiring Western capitalist countries. Contemporary African political leaders were reluctant to criticise Mugabe, who was burnished by his anti-imperialist credentials, though Archbishop Desmond Tutu called him "a cartoon figure of an archetypal African dictator". The country has been in economic decline since the 1990s, experiencing several crashes and hyperinflation along the way. On 15 November 2017, in the wake of over a year of protests against his government as well as Zimbabwe's rapidly declining economy, Mugabe was placed under house arrest by the country's national army in a coup d'état. On 19 November 2017, ZANU-PF sacked Robert Mugabe as party leader and appointed former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in his place. On 21 November 2017, Mugabe tendered his resignation prior to impeachment proceedings being completed.

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Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium

Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (জহুর আহমেদ চৌধুরী স্টেডিয়াম), abbreviated as ZAC Stadium and previously known as Bir Shrestha Shahid Ruhul Amin Stadium, is a cricket stadium located in the port city of Chittagong, in south-eastern Bangladesh.

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2009 attack on the Sri Lanka national cricket team

The 2009 attack on the Sri Lanka national cricket team occurred on 3 March 2009, when a bus carrying Sri Lankan cricketers, part of a larger convoy, was fired upon by 12 gunmen, near Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan.

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2009 ICC World Twenty20

The 2009 ICC World Twenty20 was an international Twenty20 cricket tournament which took place in England in June 2009.

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2010 County Championship

The 2010 County Championship season, known as the LV County Championship for sponsorship reasons, was the 111th County Championship season.

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2012 ICC World Twenty20

The 2012 ICC World Twenty20 was the fourth ICC World Twenty20 competition, an international Twenty20 cricket tournament that took place in Sri Lanka from 18 September to 7 October 2012 which was won by the West Indies.

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2015 Cricket World Cup

The 2015 Cricket World Cup (officially known as ICC Cricket World Cup 2015) was the 11th Cricket World Cup, jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 March 2015.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajantha_Mendis

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