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Sri Lanka capitalise on coach Hathurusingha

It had been suspected right through Sri Lanka’s tour, but it is now official: Chandika Hathurusingha‘s knowledge of Bangladesh players and conditions provided Sri Lanka with a substantial edge. Having been Bangladesh’s head coach – a role he had held since 2014 – until October last year, Hathurusingha was instrumental to the long-term development of […]

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More players will follow Rashid – Willey

David Willey has expressed sympathy with his Yorkshire and England team-mate Adil Rashid’s decision to put his first-class career on hold. Willey, who has previously mulled the possibility of becoming a limited-overs specialist, said that cricket’s packed schedule was likely to push more players into making hard choices. Rashid requested not to play Championship cricket […]

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Sam Northeast signs for Hampshire

Sam Northeast, who was given permission to speak to other counties last month by Kent, has joined Hampshire on a long-term contract. At least eight clubs were keen to sign him – a greater number, it is believed, than have sought any English cricketer in the past. Northeast almost moved to the Ageas Bowl three […]