England take early T20I series lead over Sri Lanka

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A strong collective bowling performance and a damaging opening partnership helped England record an eight-wicket victory to draw first blood in their T20I home series against Sri Lanka.


New Zealand clinch World Test title

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Sanath Jayasuriya signs as coach at Melbourne cricket club Mulgrave

04 Jun 2021 - 0     - 13151

Sri Lanka great Sanath Jayasuriya will coach in Melbourne next season after putting pen to paper with an ambitious Eastern Cricket Association club. Jayasuriya will lead Mulgrave, which had already si


Pay dispute hits Sri Lanka team morale for Bangladesh games: captain

22 May 2021 - 0     - 2253

A pay battle between Sri Lankan players and the national board has hurt team morale ahead of a one-day series in Bangladesh starting Sunday, skipper Kusal Perera said.



ICC says no corruption charges over Al Jazeera’s match-fixing documentary

17 May 2021 - 0     - 546

The International Cricket Council (ICC) says it has concluded its investigation into the documentary programme ‘Cricket’s Match Fixers’ broadcast by Al Jazeera on 27 May 2018.


Cricketers threatened to quit over pay cuts in new contract

17 May 2021 - 0     - 1911

Several cricketers have threatened to retire prematurely if no clarity is offered on the new point system which grades the players and decides their annual pay pack, the Sunday Times can confirm.


Independent tribunal clears Gunawardene

10 May 2021 - 0     - 462

An independent Anti-Corruption Tribunal has unanimously cleared former Sri Lanka player Avishka Gunawardene of two charges against him under the Emirates Cricket Board’s Anti-Corruption Code, allowi



Thisara Perera retires from international cricket

03 May 2021 - 0     - 569

Sri Lanka allrounder Thisara Perera has announced his retirement from international cricket. He has conveyed news of his retirement to Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday morning.


Jayawickrama, Mendis help Sri Lanka to series win

03 May 2021 - 0     - 822

Sri Lanka were only five wickets away from a win when the final day began. And when Liton Das got out in the third over of the day, it seemed a collapse was on the cards. And indeed it came true as Ba



Nuwan Zoysa banned for six years under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

28 Apr 2021 - 0     - 738

Former Sri Lanka player and coach Nuwan Zoysa has been banned from all cricket for six years after an ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code


Karunaratne helps Sri Lanka reduce deficit

23 Apr 2021 - 0     - 649

A solid opening stand between Dimuth Karunaratne (85*) and Lahiru Thirimanne (58) headlined Sri Lanka’s strong response. They were 229/3 at the end of day three, trailing by 312 runs.


Shanto, Mominul put on record stand as Bangladesh continue domination

23 Apr 2021 - 0     - 431

Bangladesh’s domination over Sri Lanka continued on the second day in Pallekele as Mominul Haque and Najmul Hossain Shanto put on a record partnership to hep the visitors post 474/4 by stumps


Prof. Arjuna heads SLC Management Committee

02 Apr 2021 - 0     - 2211

Five-member committee also includes SLC CEO Ashley de Silva


Buoyant West Indies out to deepen Sri lanka’s woes in two-Test series

20 Mar 2021 - 0     - 1361

Sri Lankan cricket’s woes of the past 12 months could be extended for at least another fortnight unless the visitors can rise to the challenge of a buoyant West Indies team in the two-Test series st


Pallekele to host both Banga Tests

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The Pallekele International Cricket Stadium will host both Tests matches against Bangladesh starting from April 21, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement.


‘1996’ – a dream year overall

17 Mar 2021 - 0     - 797

Golf is my first love, and it remains the same. Cricket was an accident, yet it was the best experience for me personally. I was Vice President of Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka (BCCSL) und


SRI LANKA FINED FOR SLOW OVER-RATE IN THIRD ODI AGAINST WEST INDIES

16 Mar 2021 - 0     - 435

Sri Lanka have been fined 40 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate against the West Indies in the third ODI in Antigua on Sunday.


Spinners lead Sri Lanka to series-levelling win over Windies

06 Mar 2021 - 0     - 1178

A brilliant all-round display from Wanindu Hasaranga and a 95-run opening stand helped Sri Lanka to the series-levelling 43-run victory on Friday. Hasaranga was named Player of the Match after taking


Pollard hits six sixes off hat-trick man Dananjaya in T20 triumph

04 Mar 2021 - 0     - 699

West Indies captain Kieron Pollard on Wednesday became only the third man to hit six sixes in an international over in his team’s four-wicket Twenty20 victory over Sri Lanka.


Sri Lanka Cricket ratifies Moody signing

28 Feb 2021 - 0     - 1103

Former coach to serve as consultant for 300 days during his 3-year contract


Upul Tharanga retires from International cricket

23 Feb 2021 - 0     - 672

Upul Tharanga has announced his retirement from international cricket. The 36-year-old made his announcement on a Facebook post. “As the good old saying goes ’’All good things must come to an en



Dasun Shanaka new T20 skipper

20 Feb 2021 - 0     - 950

Batting all-rounder Dasun Shanka has been named captain of the national T20 side up until the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in India in October this year.


Chaminda Vaas new fast bowling coach

19 Feb 2021 - 0     - 476

Fast-bowling great Chaminda Vaas has replaced David Saker as the national team’s fast bowling coach for the tour of the West Indies.


Sri Lanka bowling coach Saker resigned

18 Feb 2021 - 0     - 685

Sri Lanka bowling coach David Saker has abandoned the national team, halfway through his contract. The board said the Australian has tendered his resignation with immediate effect.



To free or not to free

16 Feb 2021 - 0     - 946

In July 2011, Kumar Sangakkara delivering the MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord’s, launched a scathing attack on the endless power-struggle that has haunted Sri Lanka ever since it won t