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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


Miller smashes record for fastest ton in Twenty20 Internationals

30 Oct 2017 - 1     - 2583

 South Africa middle-order batsman David Miller smashed the record for the fastest century in Twenty20 International cricket as South Africa thumped Bangladesh by 83 runs on Sunday for a clean




Masseuse cried after Gayle 'exposed himself' - court

25 Oct 2017 - 2     - 9110

A massage therapist said she “cried uncontrollably” after star West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle allegedly exposed himself to her, telling a Sydney court Wednesday it left her “ver


Gung-ho Lankans freeze out top names; Head Coach and Physio also de-plane

22 Oct 2017 - 0     - 3679

Sri Lanka Cricket has penalised national cricketers for, refusing to travel to Pakistan for the last T20 even as the team’s head coach and another member of the support staff backed down from


Thisara to lead Sri Lanka in T20s in Lahore: Pothas pulls out

21 Oct 2017 - 1     - 3924

All-rounder Thisara Perera has been named the captain for the three-match T20 series against Pakistan after several senior players expressed their unwillingness to travel to Lahore for the third and


Pakistan spinner Hafeez reported over bowling action

20 Oct 2017 - 0     - 1902

Pakistan offspinner Mohammad Hafeez has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during Wednesday's third one-day international against Sri Lanka, the International Cricket Council (


Sri Lanka suffer 11th defeat in a row

20 Oct 2017 - 0     - 1484

Pakistan finished off the fourth ODI in style, with Shoaib Malik hitting back to back boundaries to conclude a domineering victory over Sri Lanka, who had managed 173 against a relentless bowling atta


SLC eases Gunathilaka suspension

17 Oct 2017 - 5     - 2635

Sri Lanka Cricket today revised the six-match limited over match suspension issued on batsman Danushka Gunathilaka. It has now been reduced to three, meaning the opener will be available for the T20


Azam hits ton as Pakistan sink Sri Lanka

16 Oct 2017 - 0     - 3757

Sri Lanka skipper Upul Tharanga ahead of their second ODI against Pakistan in the capital accepted that batting collapses was a major worry for this side and are one batsman short for the ODI series


Pakistan thrash Sri Lanka to draw first blood

12 Oct 2017 - 0     - 3322

Babar Azam scored an impressive hundred while Shoaib Malik smashed a quickfire half-century to help Pakistan thump Sri Lanka by 83 runs in the first one-day international in Dubai on Friday.


Pradeep has been ruled out of the ODI series v Pakistan

12 Oct 2017 - 1     - 2480

Fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the five-match ODI series against Pakistan with a hamstring injury.


Dhananjaya hits ton: Sri Lanka A 201/7

12 Oct 2017 - 0     - 2737

Skipper Dhananjaya de Silva was the only spark in an otherwise horrendous batting effort by the Sri Lanka A players against West Indies A in Jamaica yesterday. Hosts declared overnight on 364 for 8


Chandimal hails Sri Lankan spirit

11 Oct 2017 - 0     - 2070

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal praised the fighting spirit and ability to learn from mistakes which lifted his players to a series whitewash over Pakistan in Dubai on Tuesday.  


Sri Lanka take on West Indies in ICC Women’s Championship

10 Oct 2017 - 0     - 3364

The second edition of the ICC Women’s Championship gets underway with the series between the Windies and Sri Lanka in Trinidad from 11 to 15 October amid rising expectations after the success