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Jaffna Kings crowned LPL champs again

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Jaffna Kings has been crowned Lanka Premier League Champions for the third consecutive time after Thisara Perera led team defeated Colombo Stars by 2 wickets in Colombo last night (23).
The team, which won the last two editions of the LPL, lost only two games this season.

Chasing a 164-run target to win the LPL 2022, Kings crossed the line in the final over of the tournament losing 8 wickets.

Opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz provided the perfect platform for the chase scoring a quick-fire 36 off 18 deliveries.

The opening pair of Gurbaz and Avishka Fernando put on 49 in four overs before the first wicket.

Fernando went on to make 50 off 43 balls while in the middle overs Sadeera Samarawickrama hit 44 from 27 deliveries to help Kings overhaul the target.

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Battle of the Blues postponed by a week

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The 144th Battle of the Blues between St. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia and Royal College Colombo due to be played on March 9 – 11, has been rescheduled to the immediate next weekend.

This is due to the Local Government polls being scheduled for the same day.

A media communique states : “The match will now be played with spectators on the 16, 17 and 18th of March at the SSC grounds. This is due to the announcement that the planned local government elections are scheduled to take place on 09 March, the Joint Match Organising Committee in concurrence of the two heads of schools decided to reschedule the game for the following week”.

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Foreign spies help Kanjipani escape Sri Lanka!

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Underworld leader Kanjipani Imran alias Mohammad Najeem Mohammad Imran, who escaped the country, had arrived in UAE via Oman and resumed his underworld activities by contacting underworld members remanded in Boossa Prison, it was reported.

Kanjipani, who was released on bail, fled the country with the help of foreign spies.

The Hindu newspaper first reported that he had fled to Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu.

The reports said Kanjipani had gone to Ramanathapuram District by sea on December 25 and the Tamil Nadu Intelligence Service had warned the state police to be on the lookout for him and his associates.

Kanjipani, who is a drug kingpin and an underworld leader, was remanded for crimes such as murder and conspiracy to murder. He was released on bail on December 20.

The suspect was also released on a surety of Rs.5 million in a case filed in the Chief Magistrate’s Court in relation to an incident in which a police officer of the Keselwatta Police was allegedly threatened over the phone during an investigation.

Kanjipani was arrested in Dubai, UAE in 2019 and extradited to Sri Lanka.

‘The Hindu’ reported that Tamil Nadu Intelligence Services had received specific information from other intelligence agencies and reliable sources that Kanjipani was planning to enter India after being released on bail.

Source – Aruna

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SLC names Sri Lanka ‘A’ squad against England Lions

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The Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee selected the following Sri Lanka ‘A’ squad to play the 02 four-day games and the 03 one-day limited-over games against the England Lions Team.

Meanwhile, several cricketers have also decided to name several players as and when needed during the upcoming games, as part of their preparation for the Sri Lanka Tour of New Zealand.

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