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Thisara Perera writes to CEO, request for a change of ODI captaincy

29 Jan 2019 - 4     - 6824

?All-rounder Thisara Perera has called for a change in the limited over captaincy in order to bring in unity and stability in the national side ahead of this year’s cricket World Cup in England.


Chamika Karunaratne replaces injured Kumara for second test

29 Jan 2019 - 0     - 3054

Sri Lanka have called up right-arm fast bowler Chamika Karunaratne to replace the injured Lahiru Kumara for the second Domain Test against Australia in Canberra.  


Injured Lahiru Kumara out for six weeks

27 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1260

?Fast bowler Lahiru Kumara has been ruled out for six weeks with a hamstring injury. Accordingly he will miss the second Test against Australia starting next week and the South African series starting


Sri Lanka still a part of my heart- Graham Ford

27 Jan 2019 - 0     - 5718

He had just overseen Surrey’s return to the top tier in English county championships when he was invited by his former employer–Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC)–to come on board. It was a t


Aussies enjoy upper hand after bowling Sri Lanka out for 144

24 Jan 2019 - 3     - 2318

A reshuffle of personnel and a change of opponent brought a much-sought shift in performance for Australia who ended the opening day of their Test campaign against Sri Lanka in a position of rare re


Sun stops play: Fierce sunset halts New Zealand-India cricket match

23 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1722

Rain often disrupts cricket, but in New Zealand it was the sun that forced players off the field on Wednesday during the one-day international against India. 


Dharmasena wins ICC Umpire of the Year for the second time

22 Jan 2019 - 1     - 4330

Sri Lanka umpire Kumar Dharmasena wins David Shepherd Trophy for ICC Umpire of the Year for the second time. Dharmasena was voted as Umpire of the Year by international captains and ICC Match Refer


Dimuth Karunaratne in ICC's Test team of the year

22 Jan 2019 - 0     - 932

Sri Lanka Test opener Dimuth Karunaratne is the only Sri Lankan to feature in the ICC’s Test and ODI teams selected based on their performance last year. Karunatane has been consistently among


The Sri Lankan guns out to ruin Australia

22 Jan 2019 - 7     - 1825

It’s a Test series many expect Australia to win and just the tonic needed for a lift ahead of the World Cup and Ashes.


Hazlewood ruled out of Sri Lanka Tests

19 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1178

Australia have suffered a major blow ahead of their Domain Test series against Sri Lanka, with key fast bowler and vice-captain Josh Hazlewood ruled out with a back injury.


Burns, Renshaw fail to fire in tour match

18 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1239

Joe Burns and Matthew Renshaw will link up with Australia's Test squad without a decent score under their belts after both suffered their second cheap dismissals for the Cricket Australia XI in


SLC election further delays by two weeks

18 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1025

Sports Minister Harin Fernando on Thursday postponed Sri Lanka Cricket election by another two weeks to February 21. The decision comes as a result of a technical error in the Sinhala to English tr


Kusal Mendis in doubt for Test series after hand injury

17 Jan 2019 - 2     - 2473

Key Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Mendis is in doubt for the upcoming two-Test series against Australia after injuring his hand during day one of a tour match.  


‘We just want to start well’ – Dinesh Chandimal

17 Jan 2019 - 0     - 864

Those signs were most prominent in Test cricket, where the Asian side are without a win in five games. In the first Test against New Zealand a mammoth unbeaten 274-run partnership between Kusal Mend


Dhoni, Kohli steer India to 2nd ODI win over Australia

16 Jan 2019 - 0     - 791

Veteran wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni steered India to a six-wicket victory over Australia in the second one-day international to level the series in Adelaide on Tuesday. 


India's Manu Sawhney named new ICC chief

16 Jan 2019 - 0     - 602

  The International Cricket Council on Tuesday named Manu Sawhney its new chief executive officer to replace David Richardson, who will step down after the World Cup in July.


Top local cricketers 'honey trapped' and 'blackmailed' into match fixing

13 Jan 2019 - 1     - 7969

Sri Lanka's top cricketers are allegedly being honey trapped and blackmailed into match-fixing, the Sunday Times reliably learns, amidst unprecedented International Cricket Council intervention t


Sri Lanka U-19s in dramatic win over Australia U19s

12 Jan 2019 - 0     - 2006

Sri Lanka in dramatic win over Aussie Sri Lanka vs Australia Youth test Sri Lanka registered a dramatic three wicket win with two balls to spare in the three day Youth Test between Sri Lanka Under 19


Rahul and Pandya ordered home by India

12 Jan 2019 - 0     - 2055

Indian cricket's governing body has ordered batsman KL Rahul and allrounder Hardik Pandya to return home after their suspensions for controversial comments about women on a TV show.


Cricket election on hold until new regulations gazetted

09 Jan 2019 - 1     - 1912

Sri Lanka Cricket election has been put on hold by the Ministry of Sports until a discrepancy in a gazette notification which empowers the Sports Minister to appoint a three-member Advisory Board to



Sri Lanka recalls Perera for Australia Tests

09 Jan 2019 - 1     - 1949

Sri Lanka Tuesday recalled batsman Kusal Perera to a 16-member squad for the two-match Test series against Australia starting later this month. 


Bumrah gets ODI, T20 break after Australia heroics

08 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1140

?   Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah was Tuesday rested for the upcoming one-day series in Australia and tour of New Zealand after playing a key role in India's historic Test triumph Down Under.


Tons for Taylor, Nicholls as Black Caps sweep Sri Lanka ODI series

08 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1076

Veteran Ross Taylor and rising star Henry Nicholls both smashed centuries as New Zealand as they beat Sri Lanka by 115 runs to win the series 3-0 in Nelson Tuesday.  


Struggling Australia throw away wickets in big run chase

05 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1484

Australia blew a strong start with yet another top order batting collapse in Sydney Saturday, leaving themselves a mountain to climb to stay in the fourth and final Test against India.


1st unofficial Test between Sri Lanka A and Ireland A: Siriwardana, Mendis rescue hosts with half to

05 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1343

Sri Lanka 'A' claimed a first innings lead in the first unofficial Test against Ireland 'A' thanks 


Zen master Pujara deflates Australia again

04 Jan 2019 - 0     - 939

Cheteshwar Pujara fell agonisingly short of a fourth double hundred in test cricket but India's top order bulwark firmly established himself as the difference between the sides in the ongoing se


New Zealand to use Sri Lanka ODIs as World Cup trial

02 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1384

New Zealand have put a line under their Test series win over Sri Lanka and switched to World Cup mode with the first of three one-day internationals in Tauranga on Thursday. 


Sri Lanka misses direct qualification to World T20 in 2020

01 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1623

Former champions Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to feature in the group stage of 16-team tournament to be held in Australia in 2020.


Angelo Mathews ruled out of Brisbane Test

01 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1223

Angelo Mathews will miss the limited-overs leg against New Zealand and the first Test against Australia in Brisbane after sustaining a grade two strain in his left hamstring. The 31-year-old was for