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Donald ‘happy’ to involve with Sri Lanka

03 May 2017 - 0     - 2368

Former South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald yesterday said that he embraced the opportunity to work with the Sri Lankan team ahead of next month’s Champions Trophy, seeing his role as being


Ford wants Malinga for the Champions Trophy

02 May 2017 - 0     - 1626

Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford is keen to have Lasith Malinga beside him when his charges take on South Africa, India and Pakistan during next month’s Champions Trophy.


Legend Sangakkara keeps on growing

01 May 2017 - 0     - 4096

Kumar Sangakkara again showed that age is no limit as the Sri Lankan legend made an unbeaten 81 to continue his stellar run of form and ease Surrey to an eight-wicket win over Glamorgan in the domes


South Africa retains No. 1 ODI ranking

01 May 2017 - 0     - 1184

South Africa and Australia have retained the top two positions on the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team Rankings following the 1 May annual update, but eighth-ranked Pakistan has opened up a nine-point advanta


ICC Champions Trophy: India to arrive at a decision on May 7

30 Apr 2017 - 0     - 2360

The fate of India’s participation in the Champions Trophy will now be decided on May 7 in New Delhi.


Donald to mentor Sri Lankan quicks during Champions Trophy

30 Apr 2017 - 0     - 2138

Former South African seamer Allan Donald will arrive in Sri Lanka shortly for a brief coaching stint with the national team ahead of the Champions Trophy in England in June.


Chandimal, Thisara steer Colombo to Provincial title

30 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1382

Skipper Dinesh Chandimal struck a masterful century and Thisara Perera claimed four for to lead Colombo to an easy 137-run win over Galle in the Inter-Provincial Limited over cricket final played at


Colombo, Galle clash for the Provincial title

29 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1449

The curtains of the Super Provincial limited over tournament will come down with the final clash for the title between Colombo and Galle scheduled to be played under floodlights at the R. Premadasa


Aussies reject 'disrespectful' pay offer

28 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1872

Australia's players' union Friday rejected a Cricket Australia pay and conditions proposal, saying it was unfair and disrespectful.


SLC gets a hike in ICC revenue share

28 Apr 2017 - 0     - 5293

Even as India suffered a major blow after the ICC board voted down a ‘Big Three’ financial model proposed 2014 by the boards of India, England and Australia, Sri Lanka will see a substan


Top Ten Sri Lankan batsmen with most sixes in ODI’s

27 Apr 2017 - 0     - 16282

Cricket is not just a game of boundaries and sixes, but modern day batsman are rated highly if they could clear the boundary with ease



BCCI loses revenue, governance votes at ICC meeting

26 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1154

The Indian Cricket Board's hegemony in world cricket on Wednesday came under severe threat as the richest board was comprehensively out-voted on governance structure and revenue model at the&nbs


India miss Champions Trophy deadline

26 Apr 2017 - 1     - 1574

The BCCI on Tuesday became the only team that missed the April 25 deadline set for announcing the India squad for Champions Trophy with all the other seven countries already naming their team list.


Shah leads Pakistan to series lead in style

26 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1181

Yasir Shah completed a six-wicket haul to spearhead a second innings rout of the West Indies as Pakistan achieved a comfortable seven-wicket victory just after lunch on the final day of the first Te


England recall Wood for Champions Trophy

25 Apr 2017 - 0     - 875

England have called up fit-again Mark Wood for the forthcoming Champions Trophy campaign, but his fellow pace bowler Steven Finn has been left out of the 15-man squad.


Mathews, Malinga, Gunaratne to return from IPL on May 10

25 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1438

Skipper Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga and Asela Gunaratne are expected to return to the island by May 10 to join the national squad who will be training in Kandy in preparations for the Champions T


Cricket Australia details contract offers for 2017-18

25 Apr 2017 - 0     - 826

Cricket Australia has today announced 33 male and female players as its centrally contracted players for 2017-18.


Radical changes to domestic cricket needed-- Sanga

25 Apr 2017 - 3     - 1807

?Since Sri Lanka’s historic Test win against Australia at home and the series clinching victory in Zimbabwe against lowly hosts, Sri Lanka has endured a difficult time across two traditional for



Shakib confirmed as T20I captain

24 Apr 2017 - 0     - 745

Bangladesh have appointed Shakib Al Hasan as new T20I captain, succeeding Mashrafe Mortaza who retired from the format in Sri Lanka last month.


Bangladesh's Shafiul gets Champions Trophy nod

20 Apr 2017 - 0     - 887

Bangladesh on Thursday recalled fit-again fast bowler Shafiul Islam as they named a 15-man Champions Trophy squad ahead of the tournament in England in June. 


South Africa picks Morkel for ICC Champions Trophy 2017

20 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1105

Morne Morkel, who returned to top-flight action in the Test series in New Zealand last month, was on Wednesday named in South Africa’s 15-man squad for the three-match One-Day International tour


Australia announced four-man pace attack at Champions Trophy

20 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1054

Injured duo Mitchell Starc and Chris Lynn have both been named in Australia's 15-man squad for the Champions Trophy in June with the Aussies set to unleash a dream four-man pace attack for the&nbs


A surprise visit

20 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1108

Members of the National Cricket squad, Niroshan Dikwella, Sachith Pathirana, Thisara Perera and Dilshan Munaweera led by veteran spinner Rangana Herath visited the Meethotamulla on Wednesday. 


Murali to be inducted during champions trophy - first sri lankan in icc hall of fame

20 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1318

Spin great Muttiah Muralitharan who becomes the first Sri Lankan to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame will be formally inducted during the ICC Champions Trophy in June.


Sanath set to secure another term

20 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1189

Sanath Jayasuriya is set to secure another term as Head of Cricket Selection Committee but the Board is looking at changes to the rest of the committee as their term will come to an end on May 1.


Chandimal disappointed with run out, prefers present law

20 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1255

Though being a victim of the present run out law, Sri Lanka’s Test and ODI wicket-keeper Dinesh Chandimal, prefers the existing law, which is set to be changed from October 1 onwards.


Sanga to debut commentary at Champions trophy

19 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1457

Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara will be among a stellar line-up of commentators at the ICC Champions Trophy to be held in England and Wales from June 1 to 18. Former Captains Ricky 


Herath showing no signs of slowing down

18 Apr 2017 - 0     - 1223

The Sri Lankan veteran left-arm spinner Herath will be the only active Test cricketer who debuted in the 1990s “It (being the oldest) does not bother me. The passion is there and I am still play