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Dowrich keeps Windies on top despite Stokes’ four wickets

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West Indies’ Shane Dowrich celebrates his 50 on the third day of the first Test cricket match between England and the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, southwest England on July 10, 2020


Holder takes six as England slump in first Test

10 Jul 2020 - 0     - 261

West Indies captain Jason Holder returned Test-best figures of 6-42 as England slumped to 204 all out on the second day of the series opener at Southampton on Thursday. When bad light forced an early


England, West Indies take a knee as rain clouds return of international cricket

09 Jul 2020 - 0     - 451

International cricket resumed after a four-month coronavirus shutdown on Wednesday as England and West Indies players, who rekindled the powerful imagery of clenched fists inside black gloves, took a


Batting holds key to England-Windies series

07 Jul 2020 - 0     - 139

Batting could well determine which side emerges on top when international cricket resumes after months of coronavirus-enforced lockdown with the first Test between England and the West Indies at South


Kusal Mendis released on bail after causing fatal accident

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A day after being arrested for running over a 64-year old-man in Panadura, just south of Colombo, Kusal Mendis has been released on bail.


Match fixing inquiry suspended

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Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka postponed due to lack of preparation

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Citing lack of preparation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have decided to postpone Bangladesh’s tour of Sri Lanka to a mutually-planned l



Three Pakistan cricketers test positive for coronavirus

23 Jun 2020 - 0     - 191

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced Monday that three players have tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the team’s tour of England next month.


Sri Lankan ’sold’ 2011 cricket World Cup final: minister

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Sri Lanka “sold” the 2011 World Cup final to India, the country’s former sports minister said on Thursday, reviving one of cricket’s most explosive match-fixing controversies.


Bidders seek guarantees as India tour called off

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Uncertainty surrounding Sri Lanka’s Future Tour Programme (FTP) has driven potential bidders for national team sponsorship, ground and media rights of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for 2020-2023 to seek a



India tour of Sri Lanka postponed

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The India National Team tour of Sri Lanka has been postponed indefinitely due to the current global health crisis sweeping across the world.




Dimuth wants effective alternative following spit-ban

09 Jun 2020 - 0     - 393

The proposed ban on the age-old practice of using saliva to shine the ball may make cricket dull and boring, says Sri Lanka cricket Test and ODI skipper Dimuth Karunaratne. He urged cricket administra


Pakistan wants Sri Lanka to host 2020 Asia Cup

09 Jun 2020 - 0     - 320

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has offered Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to host this year’s edition of the Asia Cup in September, SLC Secretary Mohan de Silva said. SLC will now seek government’s clearan


Cricketers resume training after 10-week break

02 Jun 2020 - 0     - 246

Sri Lanka cricketers commenced training for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak which forced national wide locked down in March. Accordingly a 13-man squad of players began outdoor training on


Madushanka’s addiction a wake-up call for SLC

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Two weeks before 25-year-old Shehan Madushanka’s arrest, police warned his parents that he was addicted to drugs. They bent the rules for him because of his prospects as a national cricketer. But hi


CA wants T20 World Cup pushed to 2021 as politics takes spooky turn

29 May 2020 - 0     - 474

Cricket Australia has asked the International Cricket Council to postpone this year’s men’s Twenty20 World Cup for 12 months as the sport’s global politics turned into a chapter out of a spy nov


Shehan Madushanka suspended over possession of heroin

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Sri Lanka Cricket today suspended cricketer Shehan Madushanka from all forms of cricket after he was remanded till June 2 by the Kuliyapitiya Magistrate on the charges of possessing heroin.


ICC to decide on fate of T20 World Cup

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The T20 World Cup in Australia is most likely to be postponed as a result of the global health crisis caused by the COVID-19 when the International Cricket Council (ICC ) Board representing member boa


Outcry leads to suspension of Diyagama cricket stadium project

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A social media outcry triggered by the ill-timed announcement that a multi-million dollar cricket stadium was to be built in Homagama forced its suspension after Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa gave


Anil Kumble-led ICC Cricket Committee recommends ban on usage of saliva to shine balls

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New Delhi: The Anil Kumble-led ICC Cricket Committee on Monday recommended banning the use of saliva to shine the ball owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. During a meeting over a video conference, the com


Chris Gayle admits ’damaging’ Sarwan virus comments

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Flamboyant batsman Chris Gayle said on Friday he “stood by his comments” over feelings of resentment at his exit from the Jamaica Tallawahs team in the Caribbean Premier League.


Jamieson, Patel, Conway offered NZC contracts

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Fast bowler Kyle Jamieson, spinner Ajaz Patel and batsman Devon Conway have been awarded a New Zealand Cricket (NZC) contract for the first time.


Arthur’s answer to saliva ban

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