Results: 19

Kusal Janith Perera suspended over doping test

Kusal Janith Perera suspended over doping test

Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Kusal Janith Perera has been banned from cricket for a still unspecified period after failing a doping test during an earlier home series against Pakistan, Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara said. MORE..

December 25, 2015  11:48 am|

ICC Probes Sri Lanka Official Over Match Fixing

ICC Probes Sri Lanka Official Over Match Fixing

The International Cricket Council has launched a probe into a top Sri Lankan official suspected of involvement in match-fixing, the sports local governing body said today. MORE...

October 11, 2015  11:02 pm|

Tharindu Kaushal reported with suspected illegal bowling action

Tharindu Kaushal reported with suspected illegal bowling action

Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during the third Test against India, which concluded at the Singhalese Sports Club in Colombo on Tuesday. MORE..

September 2, 2015  01:11 pm|

ICC calls for SLC election before October

ICC calls for SLC election before October

Reiterating that the appointment of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Interim Committee was a breach of its constitution, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has urged the Sports Minister to hold fresh elections before the next ICC Board meeting in October. MORE..

June 27, 2015  10:21 am|

ICC withholding funds will disrupt cricket in Sri Lanka - SLC

ICC withholding funds will disrupt cricket in Sri Lanka - SLC

Sri Lanka`s cricket board Monday accused the world governing body of gravely disrupting the sport in the island by withholding its share of proceeds from World Cup tournaments. MORE...

April 21, 2015  07:49 am|

ICC to seek explanation from Navin

ICC to seek explanation from Navin

The International Cricket Council (ICC) says that it will seek a full and proper explanation from the Sports Minister of Sri Lanka, Navin Dissanayake regarding the governments recent intervention in Sri Lanka Cricket. MORE..

April 16, 2015  07:03 pm|

Future of Asia Cup in doubt as ACC faces shutdown: report

Future of Asia Cup in doubt as ACC faces shutdown: report

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) could soon be dissolved or merged with the International Cricket Council (ICC), putting a question mark over the future of Asia Cup. MORE..

April 14, 2015  01:25 pm|

Quarterfinals line-up confirmed in ICC world cup 2015

Quarterfinals line-up confirmed in ICC world cup 2015

The quarter-finals line-up in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 was confirmed on Sunday after the West Indies defeated the UAE in Napier and Pakistan beat Ireland in Adelaide on the last day of the pool stage matches. MORE...

March 15, 2015  05:39 pm|

Sri Lanka beat Scotland by 148 runs

Sri Lanka beat Scotland by 148 runs

Kumar Sangakkara became the first batsman to hit four consecutive one-day centuries and set a new record for dismissals by a wicketkeeper as Sri Lanka defeated Scotland by 148 runs in the Cricket World Cup at Bellerive Oval on Wednesday. MORE..

March 11, 2015  04:47 pm|

CWC15: Dilshan tops all-rounders chart, Sanga second in batting standings

CWC15: Dilshan tops all-rounders chart, Sanga second in batting standings

Sri Lankas Tillakaratne Dilshan has become the highest ranked all-rounder in the ICC ODI Player Rankings after 23 pool stage matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. MORE...

March 2, 2015  03:40 pm|

Lakmal fined for dangerous bowling

Lakmal fined for dangerous bowling

Sri Lanka fast bowler fined for showing no remorse after bowling two beam balls to Englands Jos Buttler. MORE...

March 1, 2015  11:41 pm|

Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh by 92 runs

Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh by 92 runs

Lasith Malinga picked up 3 wickets to regain lost form as Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup Pool A clash following a commanding display in Melbourne. MORE..

February 26, 2015  04:46 pm|

Jeevan Mendis injured, Upul Tharanga gets call-up

Jeevan Mendis injured, Upul Tharanga gets call-up

Sri Lankan all-rounder Jeevan Mendis has sustained an injury during practices and is awaiting assessment by ICC doctors while Upul Tharanga is scheduled to leave for Melbourne in case he is needed, SLC said today. MORE..

February 24, 2015  02:32 pm|

Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 4 wickets

Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 4 wickets

Sri Lanka has narrowly avoided a massive boilover in the Cricket World Cup, beating minnow Afghanistan by four wickets. MORE...

February 22, 2015  11:25 am|

SLC to hold election on April 30

SLC to hold election on April 30

The election of new office bearers of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is to be held on April 30, SLC said. MORE..

February 18, 2015  08:07 pm|

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 98 runs in World Cup opener

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 98 runs in World Cup opener

Hosts New Zealand gave the cricket World Cup a cracking start with a scintillating batting show as they crushed last edition losing finalists Sri Lanka by 98 runs in the opening match of the showpiece event here today. MORE..

February 14, 2015  12:06 pm|

McCullum, Anderson take New Zealand to 331/6

McCullum, Anderson take New Zealand to 331/6

Brendon McCullum gave the cricket World Cup the explosive opening organisers had hoped for with a blazing 65 as New Zealand scored an imposing 331 for six against Sri Lanka in cold and overcast conditions at Hagley Oval on Saturday. MORE..

February 14, 2015  07:49 am|

Ill miss playing for Sri Lanka Mahela

Ill miss playing for Sri Lanka  Mahela

As he gets ready to play the final phase of his 18-year long illustrious career, Mahela Jayawardene says he will miss the Sri Lankan dressing room after the conclusion of 2015 Cricket World Cup. MORE..

February 13, 2015  04:50 pm|

Modi calls Sirisena, extends best wishes for World Cup 2015

Modi calls Sirisena, extends best wishes for World Cup 2015

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a telephone call to President Maithripala Sirisena, has said that he looks forward to the latters visit to India from February 15-18. MORE..

February 13, 2015  01:43 pm|

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