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Sri Lanka cricket chief hits back at Ranatunga

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's cricket chief on Thursday lambasted former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga for casting a corruption shadow over the country's 2011 World Cup defeat and in turn questioned Ranatunga's actions as a player. Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala said Ranatunga, who captained the country to its 1996 World Cup victory, should have followed "the right protocol" instead of raising doubts. Ranatunga, who is now Sri Lanka's petroleum minister, said Wednesday that he believed the 2011 final when India…