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  • Chandika Hathurusingha

    Hathurusingha puts India ahead of others in Nidahas Trophy

    Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha is not accommodating the idea of his team being favourites for the Nidahas trophy but believes that Lankans have the edge over Bangladesh.

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    Chandika happy after plans work

    Chandika Hathurusingha had his first press briefing when he arrived in Dhaka in the second week of January with a mission to change

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    Hathurusingha: Shakib’s injury set the cat among the pigeons

    Following Shakib Al Hasan’s injury, Bangladesh have picked six spinners in the squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha thinks that it was a panicked move by the selectors.

  • Coach at the centre of BD-SL showdown

    Although it is all that people outside the two relevant dressing rooms seem to want to talk about, there has been a conscious effort from

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    Wily Chandika mum on sudden exit

    In his first appearance in front of the Bangladesh media after he suddenly left the head coach role of the Tigers, Chandika Hathurusingha suggests that he is not going to go into details regarding his departure because of his professional commitments with the BCB.

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    ‘BCB boss is a clever man’

    In his first interview after resigning as Bangladesh coach and subsequently assuming charge of the national cricket team of his native Sri Lanka, Chandika Hathurusingha denied the notion that Bangladesh stalwart Shakib Al Hasan's wish to be rested from the South Africa Tests in September-October contributed to his exit.

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    SLC makes Chandika interest official

    Sri Lanka's cricket board Wednesday announced it was in talks to hire Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha subject to him securing a full release from his current contractual obligations.

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    Hathurusingha, you deserved better

    So the Chandika Hathurusingha chapter in Bangladesh cricket is over. The Sri Lankan head coach of the now robust Tigers was

  • BCB president Nazmul Hassan Papon

    ‘Not waiting for Chandika anymore’

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan says that the board is no longer waiting for Chandika Hathurusingha’s return.

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    Hathurusingha’s first assignment against Bangladesh?

    Chandika Hathurusingha is on the verge of becoming the head coach of Sri Lanka which means that his first assignment will be against Bangladesh, a Cricbuzz report says.

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    Chandika leaves BCB confused

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is yet to clear the cloud that has been hanging over the resignation of Tigers head coach Chandika Hathurusingha.

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    Hathurusingha not expecting a big salary at Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka's sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara suggests that Chandika Hathurusingha is not expecting a big salary when he takes up the Sri Lanka job.

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    Karunaratne would like to see Hathurusingha as SL head coach

    Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne says that it would be good if Chandika Hathurusingha, who recently handed over a resignation letter to Bangladesh Cricket Board BCB, joined as Sri Lanka head coach.

  • Resignation dominates discussion

    The teams have started training for the Dhaka phase of the fifth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League which gets underway today,

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    Chandika era comes to a close?

    Head coach Chandika Hathurusingha has tendered his resignation to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) but the reason behind the

  • A home-made crisis

    Although contracted till the 2019 World Cup in England, Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha decided midway through the

  • Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan

    'Chandika doesn't want to continue'

    Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan confirms that the board had received a letter from head coach Chandika Hathurusingha during the recent tour of South Africa intimating his unwillingness to continue in the role.

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    Idea is to have an expanding pool of players for all purposes

    Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha focuses on the idea of having an expanding pool of players, who can push for a spot in the team.

  • Just doing my job: Chandika

    There is a notion that Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has become an all-powerful figure in Bangladesh cricket.

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    Hathurusingha dreams of making Tigers the Sri Lanka of 1996

    Tigers have been prowling around in the cricketing circle for a while and managed to make their presence felt in recent times.

  • Tigers and Hathurusingha hunt Sri Lanka

    Onetime discarded coach, Chandika Hathurusingha has returned to the land that evicted him from a possible coaching job this time fully armed with a rising band of cricketers and waiting to settle an old score.

  • Herath pays tribute to mentor Hathurusingha

    Sri Lanka’s interim Test captain Rangana Herath paid a tribute to his mentor Chandika Hathurusingha, who invited him for Moors Sports Club when he was a 19-year-old.

  • 'Not yet the finished product'

    Bangladesh are heading into their first ever bilateral series in India on the back of a disappointing 8-0 defeat across formats in New Zealand.

  • Chandika: The Sydneysider inspiring Tigers

    When Chandika Hathurusingha signed up to be head coach of Bangladesh in 2014, he was joining a side that had only won one Test this decade and had lost nearly two thirds of its one-day internationals.

  • 'This is the beginning of something very big'

    Implementing new strategies has been a trademark of Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha's tenure in since his arrival in

  • 'Delighted we took 20 wickets'

    Can Sabbir Rahman and Taijul Islam get those 33 runs tomorrow morning? That’s the question doing the rounds after the end of the fourth day's play of the first Test between Bangladesh and England. After a topsy-turvy day, both teams still have a shot at winning this Test.

  • Taskin not in Test picture yet

    Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha and chief selector Minhajul Abedin all but rule out Taskin Ahmed's chances of a Test debut against England.

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    Hathuru contract extended till 2019 WC

    Bangladesh national coach Chandika Hathurusingha’s contract has been officially extended till the 2019 World Cup.

  • Chandika's dreams of grandeur

    If results could speak then they would tell you how successful Chandika Hathurusingha has been during his two-year tenure as head coach of the Tigers. But a successful man never stops moving forward.

  • 'Next 2-3 years will be Tigers' golden era'

    Head coach Chandika Hathurusingha talks about the bright future of Bangladesh cricket, his proposed role as a selector and the Dhaka Premier League.