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Kumar Sangakkara is congratulated by AB de Villiers, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Kumar Sangakkara shakes hands with Vernon Philander, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Mahela Jayawardene gets a hug from AB de Villiers, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 (ESPNCI)


ahela Jayawardene acknowledges the crowd, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 (ESPNCI)


The final goodbye: Kumar Sangakkara waves to the crowd, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Duplicate Murali: Tharindu Kaushal's in his delivery stride, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Where did it go wrong? Kumar Sangakkara makes the long walk back, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Tharindu Kaushal made a duck on his ODI debut, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Mahela Jayawardene cuts the ball, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Lahiru Thirimanne was quick onto the cover drive, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 (ESPNCI)


Kyle Abbott had Kusal Perera caught behind, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney, March 18, 2015 (ESPNCI)

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* Sri Lanka Cricket confirms claims of sexual harassment of women's team members

May 27 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lanka's cricket board today confirmed that there were few incidents of sexual harassment of women's team members committed by male officials. A Committee of Inquiry appointed to investigate the sexual harassment claims found that two male officials have been found guilty of few incidents of sexual harassment of women's team members but that there were no grounds to justify criminal proceedings.
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* Elton Chigumbura suspended for two ODIs for slow over-rate

May 28 (ICC) Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura has been suspended for two ODIs for maintaining a slow over-rate during his side’s first One-Day International against Pakistan in Lahore on Tuesday. The Zimbabwe side was ruled to be three overs short of its target at the end of the match when time allowances were taken into consideration.
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* PAK vs ZIM: Malik leads Pakistan to 41-run win over Zimbabwe in 1st ODI

May 27 (AP) Lahore, Pakistan- All-rounder Shoaib Malik made a winning return to limited-overs cricket with a blistering century as Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by 41 runs in their first one-day international on Tuesday. Malik's 112 off 76 balls helped Pakistan to a challenging total of 375-3, and even an impressive 117 off 95 balls by Zimbabwe captain Elton Chingumbura's wasn't enough as the tourists reached 334-5 — their highest total against Pakistan in 49 ODIs.
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* PCB hopes to host Sri Lanka next year

May 28 (The Nation) KARACHI- Managing to impress the visiting Zimbabwe cricket team with its security arrangements, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is now targeting a tour by the Sri Lankan outfit sometime in April next year. A well-informed source in the PCB told PTI that the PCB had managed to convince the head of the Sri Lankan cricket interim committee, Siddhart Wettimuny to visit Lahore for the last one-day international against Zimbabwe this Sunday.
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* Sri Lanka cricket officials removed over harassment claims

May 27 (BBC) Sri Lanka's cricket body says officials accused of harassing female players are no longer in their jobs. Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement that the men's contracts were not renewed when they ended in April. However, it also said there were "no grounds to justify criminal proceedings" in the case. The sports ministry had claimed last week that women players were forced to perform sexual favours to keep their places in the team.
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