India's Vinoo Mankad and Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara

India’s Vinoo Mankad, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara only two South Asians in ICC Hall of Fame

Legendary cricketers Vinoo Mankad of India and Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara are the two cricket greats from South Asia among ten cricketers freshly inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame to mark the inaugural ICC World Test Championship Final this week between India and New Zealand

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Pakistan Super League matches in Abu Dhabi from June 9

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Pakistani authorities take possession of ancestral houses of Bollywood film legends

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Bangladesh stars Shakib, Mustafizur unlikely to take further part in IPL this season

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