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IPL set to get a separate window in new FTP cycle

13 Dec 2017 - 0     - 2281

In a major development, the Indian Premier League has been formally included in the Future Tours Programme (2019-23). This makes IPL the only domestic T20 event to be included in the FTP, and during t


Cricket should not be played under these circumstances says Prof Arjuna de Silva

10 Dec 2017 - 2     - 2459

A medical expert this week urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to look more seriously into players’ health after cricketers of both Indian and Sri Lankan teams were exposed to toxic


SLC to shift spots for six months: Secretary Mohan de Silva to shift as new VP

10 Dec 2017 - 0     - 3701

Winds of change are sweeping across the length and breadth of cricket administration with several key positions in Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) set to change at next month’s Special General Meeting


National cricketers embarrassed: Angry Sports Minister recalls nine ODI players from BIA

05 Dec 2017 - 20     - 34367

 In an unprecedented development, Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera last night ordered all nine players heading to India for the limited-over leg of the current series to turn back as


Smog causes Sri Lanka cricketers vomiting -Pothas

04 Dec 2017 - 3     - 2646

India captain Virat Kohli smashed a career-best 243 on his home ground but it was Delhi's notorious smog which dominated discussion after Sunday's play in the third and final test against Sr


Delhi pollution remains severe, says Sri Lanka's Mathews

04 Dec 2017 - 0     - 1798

NEW DELHI, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Delhi’s notorious smog did not halt play as it did on Sunday but Sri Lanka batsman Angelo Mathews said the air remained as bad as his team battled for survival aga


Hazlewood strikes early as Australia win in Adelaide

02 Dec 2017 - 0     - 2237

Josh Hazlewood snuffed out England’s hopes of a remarkable second Ashes test triumph with two wickets in the first 16 balls of the final day as Australia wrapped up a 120-run victory in brilli


De Silva helps Sri Lanka force draw, India win series

02 Dec 2017 - 0     - 5386

 Dhananjaya de Silva’s heroic hundred and Roshen Silva’s gallant, unbeaten 74 helped secure Sri Lanka’s morale-boosting draw in  final  test against India, who won t


Thisara to lead Sri Lanka in limited overs cricket

29 Nov 2017 - 0     - 3812

  Bowling all-rounder Thisara Perera was appointed the captain of the limited-overs side for the current series against India, replacing Upul Tharanga this evening.?


Herath ruled out, Vandersay in

28 Nov 2017 - 0     - 3211

Veteran spinner Rangana Herath has been ruled out of the third and final Test starting in Delhi from December 2 after complaining of a sore back. He will be replaced by leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay a


Furious Pothas pulls up batsmen

28 Nov 2017 - 1     - 4038

Nic Pothas was severe in his assessment of Sri Lanka's performance in the second Test against India in Nagpur. He questioned the approach of the batsmen and said the defeat by an innings and 239


Kohli rested for ODI series, Rohit to lead

28 Nov 2017 - 0     - 1847

  As expected, the Senior National Selectors rested skipper Virat Kohli for the one-day international series against Sri Lanka and elevated his deputy in limited-overs cricket Rohit Sharma as th


Australia coast to 10-wicket victory in Ashes opener

25 Nov 2017 - 0     - 2905

BRISBANE (Reuters) - Australia sealed a dominant 10-wicket victory before lunch on day five of the series-opening Ashes test on Monday, having chased 170 runs without loss in a blow to England&rsquo



Chamara Silva tries unbelievable cricket shot from behind the stumps

22 Nov 2017 - 0     - 6242

Chamara Silva took innovation to an unprecedented level when he attempted to play one of the most bizarre shots ever seen in the game of cricket.


Usain Bolt helps Australians work on explosiveness ahead of Ashes

21 Nov 2017 - 0     - 3025

Usain Bolt, widely hailed as the fastest man who ever lived, has been working with the Australian cricket team ahead of their 2017-18 Ashes campaign. The eight-time Olympic gold medallist is trying to


India's pace attack top class: Mathews

18 Nov 2017 - 0     - 3050

Sri Lanka all-rounder Angelo Mathews today rated India's pace attack comprising Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav as top class and said that the batsmen cannot afford t


Nidahas Trophy 2018 fixtures announced

17 Nov 2017 - 0     - 3819

Sri Lanka Cricket today announced the fixtures of the Tri-nation T20 Series “Nidahas Trophy 2018”. The Nidahas Trophy 2018 - played in celebration of Sri Lanka’s 70th year of indep




Gunaratne likely to join the squad

12 Nov 2017 - 3     - 4661

All-rounder Asela Gunaratne is expected to join the Test team currently touring India by November 20, Sri Lanka Cricket said on Saturday.



Under 19 Asia Cup Cricket: Sri Lanka record second win

11 Nov 2017 - 0     - 4280

Opener  Hasitha Boyagoda (53) hit a fine half-century before left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama finished with figures of 5 for 17 to lead Sri Lanka U-19 to a comfortable 61-run win over Afgh


Sri Lanka vs India Tour match: Match drawn

11 Nov 2017 - 0     - 1756

India BPXI rode on captain Sanju Samson’s century on the second day of the warm-up game to end the match in a draw against Sri Lanka in Kolkata. The home side was losing wickets at regular int


Unheralded maestro - Sampath Perera's gift for the future of Sri Lanka Cricket

07 Nov 2017 - 2     - 5160

There were no trophies presented for coaches at last week’s Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Annual Awards Ceremony but you could not fault Sampath Perera if he still felt like a winner.


Samaraweera appointed batting coach

04 Nov 2017 - 1     - 4261

Former Sri Lanka Test cricketer Thilan Samaraweera has been appointed batting coach of the Sri Lanka national team until the 2019 World Cup.


Kaushal, Kusal axe from India Tests; Dhananjaya, Angelo, Shanaka in

04 Nov 2017 - 3     - 5983

 Against India at home, Mendis smashed a century (110) in the second Test.  The selectors have also retained Lakshan Sandakan in the side ahead of Malinda Pushpakumara—the left-arm &nb



Sri lanka plans more Pakistan trips after Lahore success

31 Oct 2017 - 0     - 2034

Sri Lanka  are  planning to send more teams to Pakistan after playing a Twenty20 match in Lahore for the first time since a gun attack eight years ago, a top official said on Tuesday