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Graham Ford signs up for second spell as Sri Lanka Coach

Graham Ford signs up for second spell as Sri Lanka Coach

Graham Ford has agreed to return to Sri Lanka for a second spell as national coach of the Sri Lanka cricket team. He has signed on from February 1 for a period of 45 months, President SLC told Ada Derana. MORE...

January 29, 2016  08:18 am|

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|

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|

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|

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|

Sangakkara honoured at Asian Awards 2015 in London

Sangakkara honoured at Asian Awards 2015 in London

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara was presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Sport at the fifth Annual Asian Awards held in London last night. MORE..

April 18, 2015  09:10 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|

Sri Lankan cricket team to tour Pakistan soon

Sri Lankan cricket team to tour Pakistan soon

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has assured that Sri Lankan cricket team will tour Pakistan soon, the Express Tribune reported. MORE...

April 7, 2015  03:44 pm|

Australia crush sorry India to advance to another World Cup Final

Australia crush sorry India to advance to another World Cup Final

Indias defence of their ICC Cricket World Cup title came to a disappointing end at the hands of Australia on a spin-friendly wicket at Sydney as the hosts cruised to a 96 run win to advance to their 7th World Cup final. MORE...

March 26, 2015  05:03 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|

Sanga rejects politics rumours

Sanga rejects politics rumours

Former Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara today rejected rumours that he is planning on entering politics. Posting on his official Facebook page Sangakkara stated that the completely baseless and are just irresponsible rumours. MORE...

March 3, 2015  03:56 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|

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 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|

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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