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ICC suspends Dananjaya after bowling action found to be illegal

10 Dec 2018 - 0     - 1275

Sri Lanka’s off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from international cricket with immediate effect after an independent assessment has found his bowling action to be illegal, the Intern


Mathews rescues Sri Lanka with a brilliant century

08 Dec 2018 - 0     - 2239

Angelo Mathews defied New Zealand XI’s bowling attack and overcame tough conditions at the McLean Park in Napier with a masterful century on the opening day of the tour match on Saturday.


SLC appoints Steve Rixon as fielding coach up to World Cup

08 Dec 2018 - 0     - 936

Sri Lanka has roped in Steve Rixon as fielding coach up to the World Cup in England next year. 


Asalanka to lead Lanka’s Emerging Squad

02 Dec 2018 - 0     - 2837

Former U-19 skipper Charith Asalanka will lead Sri Lanka’s strong Emerging Squad at the ACC Emerging Team Cup 2018 cricket tournament to be played in Pakistan and Sri Lanka.


Thilanga stumped by ICC’s latest move

02 Dec 2018 - 6     - 6055

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has made it mandatory for anybody wishing to join its Board of Directors to not have any links with the betting or gaming industry.


The Hathurusingha conundrum

02 Dec 2018 - 1     - 15081


Thirimanne, Samarawickrema return for New Zealand Tests

30 Nov 2018 - 1     - 1677

The new selection committee headed by Asantha de Mel yesterday announced a 17-man squad for the two-match Test series against New Zealand starting next month at the Basin Reserve in Wellington. The te


Scotland to host Sri Lanka for two ODIs in May 2019

27 Nov 2018 - 1     - 1942

Sri Lanka will make a stop in Scotland before beginning their 2019 World Cup campaign next year, Cricket Scotland announced on Monday (November 26). The two teams will face off in two ODIs, schedul


England sweep series after brave Sri Lanka resistance

26 Nov 2018 - 0     - 1262

Colombo (Reuters) - England overcame spirited late resistance from the hosts to seal a first 3-0 series sweep in Sri Lanka when the tourists wrapped up a 42-run victory shortly after tea on the four


Asantha de Mel heads new selection panel

25 Nov 2018 - 1     - 3522

Sri Lanka Cricket today sacked the national selection committee headed by Graeme Labrooy and replaced it with four-member new committee headed by Asantha de Mel. The new committee includes Asantha De


Sri Lanka top order crumbles, England eye series sweep

25 Nov 2018 - 0     - 346

COLOMBO (Reuters) - England set Sri Lanka a daunting victory target of 327 in the third and final test and then reduced the hosts to 53 for four wickets to stay on course for a 3-0 series sweep on S


Jayasuriya denies betel nut story

22 Nov 2018 - 6     - 15427

Former Sri Lanka skipper Sanath Jayasuriya today denied the report that he had allegedly smuggled rotten betel nuts (areca nuts) to India. He said he had never been involved in any b


Danushka Gunathilaka replaces injured Chandimal for third Test

21 Nov 2018 - 1     - 2261

?Danushka Gunathilaka has been brought into face England in the third and the final Test to be played at the SSC grounds starting Friday. He is replacing injured skipper Dinesh Chandimal. Chandimal wh


Leach, Moeen spin England to series win over Sri Lanka

18 Nov 2018 - 0     - 1182

Off-spinner Moeen Ali struck twice in three deliveries as England completed a 57-run victory in the second test against Sri Lanka on the final day on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the t


Englan sniffs series clinching victory

17 Nov 2018 - 0     - 1067


Sri Lanka get bizarre five-run penalty for running short

15 Nov 2018 - 2     - 2390

Sri Lanka were hit with five penalty runs on the second day of the second test against England after match officials ruled the hosts’ batsmen breached the law governing deliberate short runs.


Sri Lanka win in Group A to keep semi-finals hopes alive

15 Nov 2018 - 0     - 1688

?Sri Lanka sealed their first win of the tournament with a 25-run victory over Bangladesh.


Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged with corruption

13 Nov 2018 - 1     - 4396

Former Sri Lanka international Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged with three counts of breaching the Emirates Cricket Board's Anti-Corruption Code.


ICC WT20: South Africa script first win over Sri Lanka

13 Nov 2018 - 0     - 1803

Despite the rain interruptions, South Africa and Sri Lanka played out a full match at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, on Monday, 12 November, with the South Africans emerging victo


Spinner Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action

11 Nov 2018 - 0     - 2048

? Off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the first Test against England, which the visitors won by 211 runs on Friday.


Charith Senanayake vacates Manager post

11 Nov 2018 - 0     - 2620

An ugly personality clash between the Head Coach and Team Manager has now reached a boiling point, with the manager relinquishing his duties with immediate effect, accusing the coach of conspiring t


England gatecrash Herath's farewell with 211-win

09 Nov 2018 - 0     - 2819

England claimed their first away Test victory in 13 matches on Friday with a commanding 211-run win against Sri Lanka in Galle, with Moeen Ali claiming his second four-wicket haul of the game.


England on top as Foakes' dream debut continues

07 Nov 2018 - 0     - 1266

.GALLE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Ben Foakes marked his test debut with a century as England bowled out Sri Lanka for 203 before stretching their lead to 177 runs on the second day of the opening tes



Rangana’s swansong and Lanka’s future in spin bowling

05 Nov 2018 - 1     - 2012

When Rangana Herath takes the field for one last time in Galle today, there will be tributes for the gentleman cricketer who has an unblemished record on and off field.


Rangana’s swansong and Lanka’s future in spin bowling

05 Nov 2018 - 0     - 624

When Rangana Herath takes the field for one last time in Galle today, there will be tributes for the gentleman cricketer who has an unblemished record on and off field.




Nuwan Zoysa charged under ICC Anti-Corruption code

31 Oct 2018 - 3     - 9057

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged  Sri Lankan fast bowling coach and a former seamer Nuwan Zoysa with three counts of breaching the ICC Anti Corruption Code. Zoysa has been pr