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04 Jun 2021
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 signed Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga as players in a fruitful off-season recruiting campaign.
22 May 2021
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.
21 May 2021
17 May 2021
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.
17 May 2021
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.
10 May 2021
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, allowing him to resume participation in cricket with immediate effect.
09 May 2021
03 May 2021
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.
03 May 2021
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 Bangladesh were bowled out for 227 before lunch on Day 5 on Monday (May 3). The win helped Sri Lanka to pocket the series 1-0.
02 May 2021
28 Apr 2021
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
23 Apr 2021
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.
23 Apr 2021
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
02 Apr 2021
Five-member committee also includes SLC CEO Ashley de Silva
20 Mar 2021
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 starting on Sunday at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.
19 Mar 2021
The Pallekele International Cricket Stadium will host both Tests matches against Bangladesh starting from April 21, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement.
17 Mar 2021
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) under Mr. Gamini Dissanayake, who was unfortunately assassinated. Later in 1995 I was elected the President of BCCSL.
16 Mar 2021
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.
06 Mar 2021
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 3/17 with the ball and scoring an unbeaten 19 with the bat but he was far from the lone performer.
04 Mar 2021
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.
28 Feb 2021
Former coach to serve as consultant for 300 days during his 3-year contract
23 Feb 2021
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 end’’, I believe it is time for me to bid farewell to my International Cricket Career after over 15 years of giving the game my all,” he wrote.
22 Feb 2021
20 Feb 2021
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.
19 Feb 2021
Fast-bowling great Chaminda Vaas has replaced David Saker as the national team’s fast bowling coach for the tour of the West Indies.
18 Feb 2021
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.
16 Feb 2021
16 Feb 2021
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 the World Cup in 1996.
The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has been controlled and administered by a handful of the same individuals, either personally or by proxy, who occupy key positions in turns, either being appointed or via election.
09 Feb 2021
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 claimed four wickets and paceman James Anderson three as India were dismissed for 192 on the final day while chasing a record 420 to win.
05 Feb 2021
Former batting great Aravinda de Silva will head a four-member new Technical Advisory Committee for cricket appointed by Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa.
22 Jun 2021