New ODI rules will lead to a decline in the number of bowlers, says Arjuna Ranatunga

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“Young boys, when they are eight or ten, will not pick up the ball, they will pick up the bat”

Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga has announced that the new ODI rules will lead to a decline in the number of bowlers since they are at a massive disadvantage compared to the batsmen.

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Venkatesh Prasad in running to become Sri Lanka’s new head coach

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“There are some great challenges in Sri Lanka and I have the self-belief that, as a coach, I can contribute to the current set up”

Former India pace bowler Venkatesh Prasad has announced that he is interested in becoming Sri Lanka’s new head coach when Graham Ford’s contract expires in January 2014.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Graham Ford and Angelo Mathews amazed by Chaminda Vaas’ early impact on Sri Lankan pace attack

Vaas is already having a positive effect on many of the youngsters in the team

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews and coach Graham Ford have both announced that they are amazed at the early impact bowling coach Chaminda Vaas has had on the national team’s pace bowling attack.

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