Farbrace back in the running to become Sri Lanka’s next head coach

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Farbrace expressed a renewed interest in the head coach job

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) secretary Nishantha Ranatunga has announced that former Sri Lanka assistant coach Paul Farbrace is back in the running to become the country’s next head coach after expressing a renewed interest in the position.

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BCCI floats tender to find new national team sponsors

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“Bids will be accepted until 3:00 pm on 9th December 2013”

After Sahara confirmed that they would not be renewing their sponsorship contract when it expires at the end of the year, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wasted little time in floating a tender to find new sponsors for the national team between January 2014 to March 2017.

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‘I think Amir should get permission to play first-class cricket’, says Najam Sethi

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Amir may find himself playing first-class cricket in January

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has announced that he is confident the International Cricket Council (ICC) will allow disgraced pace bowler Mohammad Amir to start playing first-class cricket by January 2014.

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‘We need someone’ to match Ford’s tenacity, says Sanath Jayasuriya

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“Graham works very hard with each and every player on their game, and we need someone with exactly that kind of commitment”

Former Sri Lanka captain and current head selector Sanath Jayasuriya has announced that head coach Graham Ford’s successor must have the same type of tenacity he did in order for the national team to continue their winning ways.

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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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‘I know how the conditions are’ in South Africa, says Cheteshwar Pujara

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“I know how the conditions are, how to score runs, what kind of changes I have to make in my technique”

India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has revealed that he can be a major asset to the national team if their tour of South Africa goes ahead since he knows what the conditions will be like.

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