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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     - 1679

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     - 2490

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


Mahela supports Sri Lanka's under-fire cricketers

22 Jun 2017 - 0     - 6240

Former Sri Lanka cricketer turned coach; Mahela Jayawardene has come out in support of country’s national cricketers, whose lack of commitment on fitness have been criticized in public by all


ICC set to introduce new nine-team Test schedule

21 Jun 2017 - 2     - 1940

Under the plans, the top nine Test nations in the world would each play three home and away series over a two-year cycle


Former Sri Lanka coach Moody in the running to replace Kumble as India coach

21 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2080

Former Australian allrounder Tom Moody is one of the favourites to become coach of India after Anil Kumble stepped down because of an "untenable partnership" with captain Virat Kohli.





Lankans likely at full strength against weaklings Zimbabwe

18 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2109

Hosts Sri Lanka is likely to go full strength against lowly ranked Zimbabwe to bolster their limited over rankings, when the bilateral tour begins in a fortnight in Galle.


Poor fitness, overuse key to injuries- Prof. de Silva

18 Jun 2017 - 0     - 6189

Poor overall fitness levels among Sri Lankan cricketers--particularly in comparison with team members of other countries--could be one reason for frequent injuries, a leading sports medicine doctor


Sunday will be a day to remember for cricket fans -Sanga

17 Jun 2017 - 0     - 1445

The final will be between India's batting and Pakistan's bowling, according to Sangakkara So, after two-and-a-half weeks of international cricket, some rain but plenty of great cricket and s


Mathews to lead SL against Zimbabwe

17 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2009


SLC to set-up cricket campus in Kandy

17 Jun 2017 - 0     - 3212

In an ambitious plan to stem the alarming slide of standards of the game, Sri Lanka Cricket has already set in motion the initial steps of setting up a cricket campus in Kandy.


Jayantha Dharmadasa offered to resign after CT exit

17 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2446

Sri Lanka Cricket vice-president Jayantha Dharmadasa has offered to resign ‘taking responsibility’ for the Champions Trophy exit, mirrorcricket.lk learns.


Starc out as Australia confirm Bangladesh tour

17 Jun 2017 - 0     - 708

Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc was ruled out as Australia confirmed their upcoming Test tour of Bangladesh on Friday, two years after their last visit was cancelled over security fears.


ODI cricket returns to Galle, Hambantota

16 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2248

Galle International Cricket ground will host its first ODI match in 17-years when Zimbabwe play two of the five ODI’s on June 30 and July 2.


India beat Bangladesh, meet Pakistan in Sunday's final

15 Jun 2017 - 0     - 1272

India pair Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have put on a masterful batting display in their Champions Trophy semi-final against Bangladesh at Edgbaston to storm into Sunday's decider against Pakist


Angelo Mathews – A man who has met with triumph and disaster…

15 Jun 2017 - 0     - 2345

"He's the king, and we all look up to him.” This was a statement made by Angelo Mathews on Kumar Sangakkara,