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13 Jul 2020
11 Jul 2020
West Indies’ Shane Dowrich celebrates his 50 on the third day of the first Test cricket match between England and the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, southwest England on July 10, 2020.
10 Jul 2020
West Indies captain Jason Holder returned Test-best figures of 6-42 as England slumped to 204 all out on the second day of the series opener at Southampton on Thursday.
When bad light forced an early close, West Indies had lost just the one wicket to be 57-1, a deficit of 147 runs.
09 Jul 2020
International cricket resumed after a four-month coronavirus shutdown on Wednesday as England and West Indies players, who rekindled the powerful imagery of clenched fists inside black gloves, took a knee under grey skies in Southampton in support of the global campaign against racial injustice Only 82 minutes’ play was possible on a day marred by rain and bad light interruptions after weeks of glorious sunshine in Britain.
07 Jul 2020
Batting could well determine which side emerges on top when international cricket resumes after months of coronavirus-enforced lockdown with the first Test between England and the West Indies at Southampton starting on Wednesday.
07 Jul 2020
A day after being arrested for running over a 64-year old-man in Panadura, just south of Colombo, Kusal Mendis has been released on bail.
03 Jul 2020
03 Jul 2020
01 Jul 2020
24 Jun 2020
Citing lack of preparation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have decided to postpone Bangladesh’s tour of Sri Lanka to a mutually-planned later date.
24 Jun 2020
23 Jun 2020
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced Monday that three players have tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the team’s tour of England next month.
18 Jun 2020
Sri Lanka “sold” the 2011 World Cup final to India, the country’s former sports minister said on Thursday, reviving one of cricket’s most explosive match-fixing controversies.
17 Jun 2020
Uncertainty surrounding Sri Lanka’s Future Tour Programme (FTP) has driven potential bidders for national team sponsorship, ground and media rights of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for 2020-2023 to seek a guarantee that the schedule – particularly India’s tour of Sri Lanka – will be implemented.
13 Jun 2020
11 Jun 2020
The India National Team tour of Sri Lanka has been postponed indefinitely due to the current global health crisis sweeping across the world.
10 Jun 2020
09 Jun 2020
09 Jun 2020
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has offered Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to host this year’s edition of the Asia Cup in September, SLC Secretary Mohan de Silva said. SLC will now seek government’s clearance on going ahead with the tournament contested by six Asian countries.
01 Jun 2020
Two weeks before 25-year-old Shehan Madushanka’s arrest, police warned his parents that he was addicted to drugs. They bent the rules for him because of his prospects as a national cricketer. But his mother’s pleas fell on deaf ears.
29 May 2020
Cricket Australia has asked the International Cricket Council to postpone this year’s men’s Twenty20 World Cup for 12 months as the sport’s global politics turned into a chapter out of a spy novel.
26 May 2020
Sri Lanka Cricket today suspended cricketer Shehan Madushanka from all forms of cricket after he was remanded till June 2 by the Kuliyapitiya Magistrate on the charges of possessing heroin.
24 May 2020
A social media outcry triggered by the ill-timed announcement that a multi-million dollar cricket stadium was to be built in Homagama forced its suspension after Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa gave heed to those campaigning against the initiative.
18 May 2020
New Delhi: The Anil Kumble-led ICC Cricket Committee on Monday recommended banning the use of saliva to shine the ball owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
During a meeting over a video conference, the committee also pushed for bringing back two non-neutral umpires for all internationals matches.
16 May 2020
Fast bowler Kyle Jamieson, spinner Ajaz Patel and batsman Devon Conway have been awarded a New Zealand Cricket (NZC) contract for the first time.
02 May 2020
20 Apr 2020
A possible abandonment of the home series against South Africa and India in May and June may not trigger a long term financial loss as the home Board is confident it can reschedule the tours within the current cricket cycle—but it will certainly leave a gaping hole in Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) cash flow this year.
30 Mar 2020
South Africa’s tour of Sri Lanka, due for late May, is likely to be postponed in light of the global fight against Covid-19. The numbers of dead and infected worldwide keep rising and the global fight against the disease has caused lockdowns in most countries and closed international borders as well as restricted internal movement.
27 Mar 2020
The International Cricket Council today has announced further action in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
22 Mar 2020
Kumar Sangakkara is currently in self-quarantine at his home in Colombo, after he returned home from a visit to the United Kingdom. This is as per the Sri Lanka government’s guidelines for those who have recently returned from Europe.
14 Jul 2020