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San·da·kan

 (săn-dä′kən, sän-dä′kän)
A city of Malaysia in northern Borneo on Sandakan Harbor, an inlet of the Sulu Sea. It was the capital of British North Borneo (now Sabah) until 1947.

Sandakan

(sɑːnˈdɑːkɑːn)
n
(Placename) a port in Malaysia, on the NE coast of Sabah: capital (until 1947) of North Borneo. Pop: 347 334 (2000)

San•da•kan

(sɑnˈdɑ kɑn, sænˈdɑ kən)

n.
a seaport in NE Sabah, in E Malaysia. 223,432.
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Teo said the reopening of the Sandakan route would 'bring enormous benefits' to stakeholders of both countries.
Sri Lanka ODI squad - Angelo Mathews (captain), Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilake, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Janith Perera, Asela Gunaratne, Dinesh Chandimal, Thisara Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Wanindu Hasaranga, Nuwan Pradeep, Shehan Madushanka and Dushmantha Chameera.
Left-arm wrist-spinner Lakshan Sandakan and right-arm seam bowler Lahiru Gamage have also been received nods in the squad, ESPNcricinfo reported.
2-1-48-1 (nb-3), Dilruwan Perera 11-0-54-1, Dhananjaya de Silva 5-0-31-1, Lakshan Sandakan 10-0-50-1.
Left-arm wrist spinner Lakshan Sandakan hurt the hosts with two late wickets, including Vijay's prized scalp.
The squad: Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lahiru Thirimanne (vice- captain), Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Gamage, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Lakshan Sandakan, Vishwa Fernando, Dasun Shanaka and Roshen Silva.
Taganak Island is closer to Sandakan, Malaysia, than the Philippines.
They replaced Lahiru Thirimanne and Lakshan Sandakan from the first Test line-up.
Masood caressed Sandakan for boundaries to reach his third Test fifty.
The men, who were nabbed in a counter-terror raid on Sep 14, sneaked into the country via Sandakan, Sabah, using false documents, according to the police, Channel News Asia reported.
The Malaysians, who are believed to be from Sandakan and working in Kuala Lumpur, were aged between 20 and 52.
Cebgo is currently the only Philippine carrier with a direct service between the country and Sandakan.