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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|

Jerome Jayaratne named Sri Lanka interim coach

Jerome Jayaratne named Sri Lanka interim coach

Jerome Jayaratne, the SLC head of coaching, has been appointed interim head coach of the Sri Lanka team for the upcoming home series against West Indies. Jayaratnes appointment came four days after Marvan Atapattu resigned as the national team coach. MORE...

September 7, 2015  08:46 pm|

Atapattu resigns as Sri Lanka cricket coach

Atapattu resigns as Sri Lanka cricket coach

Marvan Atapattu has resigned as head coach of the Sri Lanka cricket team while his resignation has been accepted by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). MORE..

September 3, 2015  06:42 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|

Sri Lanka stun India with remarkable comeback Test victory

Sri Lanka stun India with remarkable comeback Test victory

Rangana Herath picked up seven wickets in a sublime display of left-arm spin bowling to power Sri Lanka to a spectacular comeback win by 63 runs against India on the fourth day of the opening Test at Galle on Saturday. MORE..

August 15, 2015  01:59 pm|

Sri Lanka going through transition phase - Murali

Sri Lanka going through transition phase - Murali

Blaming their woeful performance to the transition phase, Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan on Thursday said it is advantage India in the ongoing series and they would take couple of years to rebuild the team. MORE..

August 13, 2015  11:18 pm|

Special security for 2nd T20 in Colombo

Special security for 2nd T20 in Colombo

The Police Department today said that special security arrangements have been made for the second and final Twenty20 (T20) match of the series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka to be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. MORE..

August 1, 2015  02:50 pm|

Mastermind of 2009 Sri Lankan cricket team attack killed

Mastermind of 2009 Sri Lankan cricket team attack killed

The head of the banned Pakistani Sunni extremist outifit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Malik Ishaq, was killed in an attempted breakout from police late on Tuesday, along with his sons and 11 others, Pakistani media have reported. MORE...

July 29, 2015  04:49 pm|

Dilshan becomes 4th Sri Lankan to get to 10,000 ODI runs

Dilshan becomes 4th Sri Lankan to get to 10,000 ODI runs

Tillakaratne Dilshan has joined an elite club of international cricketers by reaching 10000 One-Day International (ODI) career runs, during the 5th ODI against Pakistan at Hambantota. MORE...

July 26, 2015  04:32 pm|

Several items banned at Premadasa Stadium tomorrow

Several items banned at Premadasa Stadium tomorrow

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has banned spectators from carrying hooters, liquor, glass bottles, sharp objects and lighters/match boxes into the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, which is hosting the 4th ODI match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka tomorrow (22). MORE..

July 21, 2015  08:09 pm|

Kusal heroics help Sri Lanka level series

Kusal heroics help Sri Lanka level series

Kusal Perera scored the fastest fifty for Sri Lanka as the host team beat Pakistan in the second One Day International (ODI) of five match series on Wednesday at Pallekeke. MORE..

July 15, 2015  11:27 pm|

Sangakkara announces Test retirement

Sangakkara announces Test retirement

Sri Lankas batting great Kumar Sangakkara has ended speculation about his future by confirming that he will retire during his teams home series against India in August. MORE..

June 27, 2015  06:52 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|

Mubarak recalled for Tests against Pakistan

Mubarak recalled for Tests against Pakistan

After being sidelined for close to eight years, Jehan Mubarak, the allrounder, was recalled to Sri Lankas Test team when the 16-man squad for the three-match series against Pakistan was announced on Wednesday (June 10). MORE..

June 10, 2015  11:35 pm|

PCB hopes to host Sri Lanka next year

PCB hopes to host Sri Lanka next year

Managing to impress the visiting Zimbabwe cricket team with its security arrangements, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is now targeting a tour by the Sri Lankan outfit sometime in April next year. MORE..

May 28, 2015  10:32 am|

Sri Lanka Cricket sack three officials over sex bribe scandal

Sri Lanka Cricket sack three officials over sex bribe scandal

Sri Lankan crickets governing body on Wednesday announced the sacking of three officials after allegations that members of the womens national team were asked to perform sexual favours to keep their places. MORE..

May 28, 2015  09:28 am|

Criminal action over Sri Lanka cricket sex-bribe scandal

Criminal action over Sri Lanka cricket sex-bribe scandal

Sri Lankan authorities on Saturday said they would initiate criminal action against two men managing the womens cricket team following allegations they demanded sexual favours from team members to guarantee their positions. MORE..

May 24, 2015  01:56 am|

Womens cricket sex scandal: Probe finds evidence of sexual harassment

Womens cricket sex scandal: Probe finds evidence of sexual harassment

The committee appointed to investigate the Sri Lanka Womens Cricket sex scandal has found evidence of sexual harassment by members of the womens management team, the Sports Ministry said today. MORE..

May 21, 2015  03:31 pm|

Womens cricket sex scandal: Report handed over to Minister

Womens cricket sex scandal: Report handed over to Minister

The committee appointed to probe shocking allegations of the Sri Lanka womens team management and national selectors seeking sexual bribes from players, today submitted its report to the Minister of Sports. MORE..

May 20, 2015  03:01 pm|

Mathews stays as Test, ODI skipper

Mathews stays as Test, ODI skipper

Angelo Mathews has been reappointed captain of the Sri Lankan Test and One-Day International teams, Sri Lanka Cricket said on Thursday (May 14). The national selectors have also retained Lasith Malinga as the captain for Twenty20 Internationals. MORE..

May 15, 2015  09:43 am|

SLC election in January 2016 - Sports Minister

SLC election in January 2016 - Sports Minister

The elections for the Sri Lanka Cricket Board will be held prior to January 2016, says Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake. MORE..

May 12, 2015  09:02 pm|

AUDIO: Chaminda Vaas quits as Sri Lanka fast bowling coach

AUDIO: Chaminda Vaas quits as Sri Lanka fast bowling coach

Chaminda Vaas has tendered his resignation as fast bowling coach of Sri Lankas national cricket team. MORE..

April 30, 2015  06:06 pm|

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|

Nishantha Ranatunga questioned by FCID

Nishantha Ranatunga questioned by FCID

The Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) is currently questioning former SLC Secretary Nishantha Ranatunga, regarding a financial transaction of a private media organisation. MORE..

April 15, 2015  01:39 pm|

Kapila Wijegunawardene named chairman of selectors

Kapila Wijegunawardene named chairman of selectors

Former cricketer Kapila Wijegunawardene has been appointed as chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee, the Sports Ministry confirmed on Wednesday. MORE...

April 8, 2015  12:02 pm|

I am always available if SLC needs me Jayasuriya

I am always available if SLC needs me  Jayasuriya

Former captain Sanath Jayasuriya, who resigned as Sri Lankas chief cricket selector, said he was bowing out to give the new SLC management an opportunity to appoint a new selection panel but did not rule out a comeback. MORE..

April 3, 2015  03:29 pm|

Sanath Jayasuriya resigns as Sri Lankas chief selector

Sanath Jayasuriya resigns as Sri Lankas chief selector

Chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee, Sanath Jayasuriya says that he has resigned from his post. MORE..

April 3, 2015  07:53 am|

Mahela to build grassroot cricket in Sri Lanka

Mahela to build grassroot cricket in Sri Lanka

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene is set to take over a role with the countrys cricket administration to develop the infrastructure of the local game at the feeder level. MORE...

April 1, 2015  07:20 am|

Sidath Wettimuny appointed IC Chairman

Sidath Wettimuny appointed IC Chairman

Former cricketer Sidat Wettimuny has been appointed as the Chairman for the interim committee of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). MORE...

March 30, 2015  10:49 pm|

SLC interim committee to be appointed tomorrow

SLC interim committee to be appointed tomorrow

Mired in controversies owing to allegations of corruption, Sri Lanka Cricket will now be run by an interim committee, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Monday. MORE...

March 30, 2015  01:05 pm|

Jayasuriya hails unbelievable Sangakkara

Jayasuriya hails unbelievable Sangakkara

Sri Lanka great Sanath Jayasuriya has said he would love Kumar Sangakkara to go back on his decision to quit one-day internationals after the World Cup after witnessing his unbelievable batting feats during the tournament. MORE...

March 17, 2015  08:10 am|

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|

Karunaratne out of World Cup with broken finger

Karunaratne out of World Cup with broken finger

Sri Lanka batsman Dimuth Karunaratne has been ruled out of the World Cup after a fracturing the little finger on his left hand at practice in Sydney. MORE...

March 5, 2015  03:42 pm|

Sri Lanka unhappy with tiring World Cup travel

Sri Lanka unhappy with tiring World Cup travel

Sri Lanka flew back to New Zealand on Friday grumbling about their World Cup travel following a hectic dash across the Tasman sea for just one game even as some other teams enjoyed a relaxed schedule. MORE...

February 27, 2015  06:48 am|

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|

Dont write off Malinga, says Murali

Dont write off Malinga, says Murali

Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan insists Lasith Malinga will still be a factor at the World Cup despite the sling-arm fast bowler enduring a nightmare return to action after six months out. MORE...

February 15, 2015  12:12 pm|

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