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Sri Lanka players drop pay demand

Sun, 03 Mar 2013 05:59 PM
Sri Lanka players drop pay demand
Sri Lanka's national cricketers dropped a controversial pay demand on Sunday, clearing the way for them to play against Bangladesh in a forthcoming series, a senior official said.


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