Jayasuriya, Atapattu

Published: Thursday, May 3, 2007, 0:54 [IST]
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London:Lasings World XI added three more big names in their list of overseas cricketers, as veteran Sri Lankan batsmen Sanath Jayasuriya, Marvan Atapattu and Russel Arnold have commited their immediate futures to the Kent-based club.

Apart from the three big Lankans, the club has also signed South African batsman Hashim Amla.

''We are thrilled to be welcoming some of the world's most exciting players to Lashings for the 2007 season. For the past eleven years we have continued to strive to provide our audiences with some of the biggest names in world cricket, right here in the UK,'' said Lashings World XI Chairman David Folb.

''Our aim is to inspire and entertain cricket fans of all ages, keeping the passion for the game alive,'' he added.

Over the years the Kent-based club has seen some big names of world cricket wearing their jersey including Sachin Tendulkar, Alvin Kallicharran, Richie Richardson, Chris Harris and Rashid Latif.


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