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Cricket selectors get six-month extension

04 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1738

  Sanath Jayasuriya led five-member national selection committee has been granted a six-month extension by the Minister of Sports.   


Dean Elgar new SA Test captain

04 Jul 2017 - 1     - 1159

It will be an all-new captaincy line-up at the coin toss at Lord's this week, with South Africa's Faf du Plessis formally ruled out of the opening Test against England  


Elephants pose threat to Sri Lanka-Zimbabwe ODI

04 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1933

Sri Lanka is to deploy game wardens to stop wild elephants straying onto the pitch when the country hosts Zimbabwe for a series of ODI at the Hambantota stadium.  


Small changes helped us beat Zimbabwe – Sandakan

04 Jul 2017 - 0     - 944

Left-arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan on Sunday said that small changes in how their spinners bowled helped Sri Lanka restrict Zimbabwe to a modest score which the hosts chased to square the five


Bangladesh confident of Hathurusingha's stay

03 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1288

Bangladesh's cricket authorities expressed confidence Sunday that national head coach Chandika Hathurusingha will see out his contract despite interest from his native Sri Lanka.  


Sri Lanka crush Zimbabwe

02 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1875

Leg spin bowler Hasaranga de Silva became just the third bowler to take a hat-trick on his one-day international debut, as Sri Lanka bowled Zimbabwe out for a mediocre 155 in the second match of the


What does it take to make a successful coach in Sri Lanka!!

02 Jul 2017 - 1     - 2219

Coaches get the sack around the world owing to poor results or when administrators see no prospect of a turnaround--but the case of Graham Ford is different.


Donald takes a shot at SLC after Zimbabwe loss

01 Jul 2017 - 0     - 4737

Former South African cricketer Allan Donald on Friday took a shot at his former employer—Sri Lanka Cricket following Sri Lanka’s shock six-wicket defeat to Zimbabwe in the opening game o


Dickwella fined for breach of ICC Code of Conduct

01 Jul 2017 - 1     - 1885

Niroshan Dickwella of Sri Lanka has been fined 30 per cent of his match fee and received two demerit points for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the first One-Day International against Zimba


Malinga, Mendis out of second game with viral flu

01 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1501

Seamer Lasith Malinga and batsman Kusal Mendis have been ruled out of Sunday’s second ODI against Zimbabwe with the viral flu.  


Zimbabwe shock Sri Lanka with six wicket win

30 Jun 2017 - 2     - 10414

Solomon Mire (112) struck his maiden century and Sean Williams (65) and Sikandar Raza(67 not out) hit half-centuries as Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the first ODI in Galle yesterda


Sri Lanka lose Dickwella early

30 Jun 2017 - 0     - 1415

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first against Zimbabwe in the first ODI of the series in Galle


Athapaththu re-writes record books with epic ton

29 Jun 2017 - 0     - 1698

Sri Lanka batter Chamari Athapaththu has smashed Australia's bowlers all around Bristol in their Women's World Cup clash, and with it smashed a host of records.  


Tribute to Murali (Video)

29 Jun 2017 - 0     - 5863

No cricketer has courted controversy as much as Muttiah Muralidaran did during his international playing career. To many he was a genius but for some he was a ‘cheat’.


Under pressure Sri Lanka geared for Zimbabwe challenge (Video)

29 Jun 2017 - 0     - 1450

Sri Lanka are looking to pick themselves up as the series against Zimbabwe begins tomorrow in Galle after a string of poor performances prompted their coach to quit.


Amila Aponsu added to Sri Lanka squad

29 Jun 2017 - 0     - 3054

Left-arm spinner Amila Aponso has been added to the first two-ODIs against Zimbabwe starting tomorrow at the Galle International Cricket Stadium.  


SL Players Told To Get Fit Or Get Out

29 Jun 2017 - 1     - 2598

The Sri Lankan Government yesterday warned the National Cricket Team to get fit in three months or get booted out. The ultimatum came after the squad was found to be unfit for the series against 


Sangakkara reaches 1,000 first-class runs for season

28 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2094

Kumar Sangakkara passed 1,000 first-class runs for the season on the way to his sixth century, an unbeaten 180, as Surrey dominated Yorkshire in County Championship Division One.    


Teenager Hasaranga gets maiden call-up

27 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2854

Youth cricketer Wanidu Hasaranga has been drafted into the 13-man squad for the first two ODI’s starting on Friday in Galle against Zimbabwe?


Malinga given six month suspended sentence and 50% fine

27 Jun 2017 - 5     - 3568

Lasith Malinga has been issued a six-month suspended sentence and 50% fine of his match fee for breach of tour contract.


Pothas named Sri Lanka coach

27 Jun 2017 - 0     - 1680

Sri Lanka Tuesday placed the national cricket team in the charge of fielding coach Nic Pothas before finding a replacement for Graham Ford who prematurely ended his contract last week.  


Mahela clears the air on India coaching Job

26 Jun 2017 - 1     - 2060

Mahela Jayawardene tweeted on  rumours  linking him to the India coaching job and said that while he was "flattered", he was not "looking at full-time positions right now&qu


Doc gets to foot of Lankan injury woes

26 Jun 2017 - 0     - 956

Sri Lanka's cricketers have been suffering from high levels of injuries because most players are flat footed and wearing ill-fitting shoes, an expert said Monday  


SLC turn to Hathurusingha as Ford exits

25 Jun 2017 - 1     - 763

Sri Lanka Cricket is reportedly in discussions with former national cricketer Chandika Hathurusingha to replace head coach Graham Ford. Fielding coach Nic Pothas has taken over during the interim.


Sri Lanka legends question Ford exit

25 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2412

As Sri Lanka begin their search for a ninth head coach in six years, Test champions Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena have questioned the circumstances that led to Graham Ford's departure


No approval for ‘unfit’ Lankan cricketers

25 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2413

Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera has delayed approving the 15-man squad for the forthcoming series against Zimbabwe following reports of poor player fitness


Dhaka Dynamites rope in Asela Gunaratne

24 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2624

Sri Lankan all-rounder Asela Gunaratne is going to be a part of the defending champions Dhaka Dynamites for the upcoming season of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).


Mahela pulls out of Lancashire stint

23 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2491

Former Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene has pulled out of playing for Lancashire in this summer's T20 Blast for "personal reasons".


Afghanistan and Ireland given full test status

22 Jun 2017 - 0     - 971

Afghanistan and Ireland will join the ranks of full test-playing nations after receiving the backing of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) conference on Thursday.


SLC turn to Hathurusingha as Ford exits

22 Jun 2017 - 2     - 17799

  Sri Lanka Cricket is reportedly in discussions with former national cricketer Chandika Hathurusingha to replace head coach Graham Ford. Fielding coach Nic Pothas has taken over during the in