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Thisara Perera retires from international cricket

03 May 2021 - 0     - 219

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     - 286

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     - 480

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     - 472

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     - 237

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     - 1913

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     - 1177

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

19 Mar 2021 - 0     - 710

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     - 591

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     - 256

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     - 890

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     - 503

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     - 918

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


Upul Tharanga retires from International cricket

23 Feb 2021 - 0     - 478

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     - 563

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     - 271

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     - 494

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     - 736

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


Root’s England thrash India by 227 runs in first Test

09 Feb 2021 - 0     - 301

Joe Root led England to an emphatic 227-run win over India in the opening Test on Tuesday, boosting their hopes of securing a rare series win against the hosts on their own patch. Spinner Jack Leach c


Aravinda heads new Technical Advisory Committee for cricket

05 Feb 2021 - 0     - 938

Former batting great Aravinda de Silva will head a four-member new Technical Advisory Committee for cricket appointed by Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa.


Lahiru Thirimanna, Mickey Arthur COVID positive

03 Feb 2021 - 0     - 290

Sri Lanka head coach Micky Arthur and batsman Lahiru Thirimanne have tested positive for COVID-19. ’’They were detected following PCR Tests carried out yesterday (02nd February) for the entire 36


Namal cracks the whip as heads roll at SLC

02 Feb 2021 - 0     - 1744

Winds of change are sweeping across Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) as Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa has decided to crack the whip in a bid to arrest the current slide of the national team.


Clinical England complete clean-sweep despite Embuldeniya’s heroics

25 Jan 2021 - 0     - 385

At the start of Day 4 of the second Test, England had lost nine wickets in the first innings, still trailing by 42 at that stage. However, both teams combined to lose 15 wickets on the penultimate day


Root, Embuldeniya shine in engrossing day’s play

24 Jan 2021 - 0     - 252

Joe Root’s marathon 186 took England closer to Sri Lanka’s total, with the visitors behind by 42 runs at close of play on Day 3 of the Galle Test. Meanwhile, Lasith Embuldeniya was the star perfor


Anderson six-for keeps Sri Lanka in check

23 Jan 2021 - 0     - 114

England paceman James Anderson returned his best figures of 6-40 in Asia to help bowl out Sri Lanka for 381 on day two of the second Test on Saturday.


Mathews ton lifts Sri Lanka to 229-4 on day one of second England Test

22 Jan 2021 - 0     - 348

Angelo Mathews scored a stubborn century to take Sri Lanka to 229-4 on the first day of the second Test against England on Friday after early strikes by James Anderson made the home side look vulnerab


England look to sweep Sri Lanka as India await

21 Jan 2021 - 0     - 237

Joe Root’s England will look to sweep Sri Lanka in the second and final Test, starting on Friday, as they prepare to face an India side buoyed by their sensational victory in Australia. England, who


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