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A & C Black is a British book publishing company, owned since 2002 by Bloomsbury Publishing.
Adam Craig Gilchrist, AM (born 14 November 1971), nicknamed "Gilly" or "Churchy", is a former Australian international cricketer and former captain of Australian national team.
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.
Deshabandu Pinnaduwage Aravinda de Silva (අරවින්ද ද සිල්වා; born 17 October 1965) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and former captain.
Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.
BBC Sport is a department of the BBC North division providing national sports coverage for BBC Television, radio and online.
William Howard "Bill" Frindall, MBE (3 March 1939 – 29 January 2009) was an English cricket scorer and statistician.
Bloomsbury Publishing plc (formerly M.B.N.1 Limited and Bloomsbury Publishing Company Limited) is a British independent, worldwide publishing house of fiction and non-fiction.
Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
In the sport of cricket, a century is a score of 100 or more runs in a single innings by a batsman.
Champaka Priyadarshana Hewage Ramanayake (born January 8, 1965 in Galle), or Champaka Ramanayake, is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who played in 18 Tests and 62 ODIs from 1986 to 1995.
Christopher Henry Gayle, OD (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies.
Colombo (translit,; translit) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.
Colts Cricket Club is a first-class cricket team based in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The Daily News is an English-language newspaper in Sri Lanka.
The Deccan Chargers, or Hyderabad Deccan Chargers, known in short as DC, was a cricket franchise based in the city of Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League.
Dennis Keith Lillee, AM, MBE (born 18 July 1949) is a former Australian cricketer rated as the "outstanding fast bowler of his generation".
Deshabandhu (දේශබන්දු; translit) is the third highest national honour awarded in Sri Lanka.
In the sport of cricket, a dismissal occurs when the batsman is out (also known as the fielding side taking a wicket and/or the batting side losing a wicket).
In cricket, a duck is a batsman's dismissal for a score of zero.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
ESPNcricinfo (formerly known as Cricinfo or CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.
Fast bowling is one of the two main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket, the other being spin bowling.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Galle Cricket Club is a first-class cricket team based in Galle, Sri Lanka.
Glenn Donald McGrath AM (born 9 February 1970) is an Australian former international cricketer, who played all formats of the game for fourteen years.
This is a general glossary of the terminology used in the sport of cricket.
Hampshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
A hat-trick or hat trick is the achievement of a positive feat three times in a game, or another achievement based on the number three.
Headline Publishing Group is a British publishing company.
The ICC Awards are a set of sports awards for cricket.
The ICC Test Team of the Year is an honour awarded each year by the International Cricket Council.
Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi PP, HI (born 5 October 1952) is the Chairman of Pakistan Movement of Justice and the candidate for the Prime Minister of Pakistan in the upcoming Pakistani general election, 2018.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The Indian cricket team toured Sri Lanka from 23 July to 29 August.
An inswinger is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket.
International cricket matches are played between teams representing their nations, normally organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The Ireland cricket team represents all of Ireland.
Kandy (මහනුවර Mahanuwara, pronounced; கண்டி, pronounced) is a major city in Sri Lanka located in the Central Province.
Lahore (لاہور, لہور) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, and is the country’s second-most populous city after Karachi.
Line and length in cricket refers to the direction and point of bouncing on the pitch of a delivery.
List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket.
McLean Park is a sports ground in Napier, New Zealand which has hosted international rugby union and cricket matches, along with provincial games.
In cricket, a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings is known as a five-wicket haul or fifer, and is regarded as a notable achievement.
A hat-trick in cricket is when a bowler takes three wickets on consecutive deliveries, dismissing three different batsmen.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
Deshabandu Marvan Samson Atapattu (born 22 November 1970 in Kalutara) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and former Sri Lankan captain, who played Tests and ODIs for seventeen years for Sri Lanka.
Marylebone Cricket Club, generally known as the MCC, is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England.
Middlesex County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Mohun Bagan A.C., is a football club based in Kolkata, India.
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.
Napier (Ahuriri) is a New Zealand city with a seaport, located in Hawke's Bay on the eastern coast of the North Island.
The NatWest Series is the name used for One Day International cricket tournaments held in England since 2000.
The New Zealand national cricket team, nicknamed the Black Caps, played their first Test in 1930 against England in Christchurch, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket.
Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
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.
Kulasekara Mudiyanselage Dinesh Nuwan Kulasekara (කුලසේකර මුදියන්සේලාගේ නුවන් කුලසේකර; born 22 July 1982 in Nittambuwa) is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer.
An off cutter is a type of delivery in the game of cricket.
Off spin is a type of finger spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
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.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO (born 19 December 1974), is a former Australian international cricketer, and two-time World Cup winning captain in 2003 and 2007, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
SAGE Publishing is an independent publishing company founded in 1965 in New York by Sara Miller McCune and now based in California.
Deshabandu Sanath Teran Jayasuriya (සනත් ටෙරාන් ජයසූරිය; born 30 June 1969) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and a former captain of the Sri Lankan national team.
Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969) is a Australian former international cricketer, and a former ODI captain of the Australian national team.
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.
Sourav Chandidas Ganguly (born 8 July 1972), affectionately known as Dada (meaning "elder brother" in Bengali), is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team, Currently, he is appointed as the President of the Cricket Association of Bengal and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India.
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.
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.
Sri Lanka toured England for cricket matches during the 2006 international cricket season.
The Sri Lankan national cricket team toured New Zealand February to April 1995 and played a two-match Test series against the New Zealand national cricket team.
The Sri Lanka national cricket team toured the West Indies in March and April 2008 to play two Test matches and three Limited Overs Internationals.
Stephen Paul Fleming, ONZM (born 1 April 1973) is a former New Zealand cricketer, and captain of the New Zealand national cricket team in all three formats of the game.
Sunday Observer is a weekly English-language newspaper in Sri Lanka, published on Sundays.
Swing bowling is a technique used for bowling in the sport of cricket.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
Test Match Special (also known as TMS) is a British sports radio programme, originally, as its name implies, dealing exclusively with Test cricket matches, but currently covering any professional cricket.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hindu is an Indian daily newspaper, headquartered at Chennai.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Island is a daily English-language newspaper in Sri Lanka.
The Nation is a weekly English-language newspaper in Sri Lanka.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Sunday Times is a weekly Sri Lankan broadsheet initially published by the now defunct Times Group, until 1991, when it was taken over by Wijeya Newspapers.
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.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.
The United Arab Emirates national cricket team (فريق الإمارات الوطني للكريكيت) became an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 1989 and an associate member the following year.
The Uva cricket team is a Sri Lankan first class cricket team that represents Uva Province.
Waqar Younis Maitla (وقار یونس; born 16 November 1971) is a former Pakistani cricketer and a former Test and ODI captain for Pakistan.
Wasim Akram (وسیم اکرم|; born 3 June 1966) is a former Pakistani first-class cricketer, cricket commentator and television personality.
Wattala (Sinhalese: වත්තල) is a large suburb of Colombo city, in Western Province, Sri Lanka, situated around 9km from Colombo city centre.
The West Indies cricket team toured Sri Lanka from 13 November to 3 December 2001.
The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.
In sport, a whitewash is a game or series in which the losing person or team fails to score.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
Worcestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Yuvraj Singh (born 12 December 1981) is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game.
The Zimbabwe national cricket team is administered by Zimbabwe Cricket (formerly known as the Zimbabwe Cricket Union or ZCU).
The 2003 Cricket World Cup (known officially as ICC Cricket World Cup 2003) was the eighth Cricket World Cup, organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The 2004 ICC Awards were held at Alexandra Palace, in London on 7 September 2004.
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.
The 2016 ICC World Twenty20 was the sixth edition of the ICC World Twenty20, the world championship of Twenty20 International cricket.