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Security plan in place for Sri Lanka players: Police

Security plan in place for Sri Lanka players: Police

Keeping in view the security lapses during last year's India-Sri Lanka match and incidents of Tamil Tiger racists attacking Lankan cricket lovers in London, the city's Commissionerate Police on Friday assured a foolproof safety plan for players and spectators.

Two Sri Lankan players go missing from Asian Games in S Korea

Two Sri Lankan players go missing from Asian Games in S Korea

Two Sri Lankan players who took part in the just-concluded Asian Games in South Korea have gone missing in a purported bid to find jobs, officials said on Monday.

SLC won`t stop players from joining IPL, says secretary Nishantha

Sri Lanka Cricket secretary, Nishantha Ranatunga, today said it will not stop its players from participating in the Indian Premier League after getting assurances from the BCCI about their safety but made it clear that the SLC will not accept political interference.

Monks ask Lankan players to stay away from IPL

A Buddhist monks` forum today asked Sri Lankan players to stay away from the IPL`s sixth edition beginning on April 3.

Sri Lankan players to stay away from Chennai matches in IPL 6

Ending all speculations, the Indian Premier League governing council on Tuesday agreed to keep all Sri Lankan players, officials or backroom staff away from all the games in Chennai.

Kochi offers to host Chennai`s IPL matches

With Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha writing to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking for Sri Lankan players and officials to be excluded from Indian Premier League (IPL) matches to be staged in Chennai, the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) has offered to host these matches at Kochi.

IPL matches in TN only if no SL players, umpires, officials: Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa said IPL matches would be permitted in TN only if there were no Sri Lankan players, umpires, officials or support staff in these matches.

IPL 6: Sri Lankan players to remain away from matches in Chennai?

Keeping in mind the ongoing turmoil in Tamil Naidu, the Sri Lankan players could remain away from the matches scheduled to be played at Chennai the in sixth edition of the Indian Premier League, as per reports.

Bangladesh assess Pakistan security for tour

A Bangladesh delegation arrived on Saturday to assess security for their team`s proposed tour to Pakistan, three years after attacks on Sri Lankan players saw international cricket suspended.

Lankan cricketers not focussed enough: Ranatunga

Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga says a lot of his country`s cricketers are putting money ahead of nation and should take inspiration from Australian skipper Michael Clarke, who has shunned lucrative Twenty20 events such as the IPL to focus on Tests.