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Six seniors invited to meet the national selectors

06 May 2021 - 0     - 1865

According to highly placed sources in SLC board office, the selectors have decided to explain to them the reasons for dropping or resting them.


IPL indefinitely suspended due to COVID-19 crisis in India

04 May 2021 - 0     - 123

The Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament has been indefinitely suspended due to the COVID-19 crisis in the country, IPL chairman Brijesh Patel told Reuters on Tuesday.


Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera quits international cricket

03 May 2021 - 0     - 173

Former Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera announced his retirement from international cricket on Monday, ahead of a white-ball tournament against Bangladesh.


Maneeshan shines for Kurunegala Youth

03 May 2021 - 1     - 600

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has been receiving heavy criticism for having too many clubs in the top flight which understandably weakens the competitiveness of the leading domestic tournaments, yet the tea


’’Amazing performance’’, says Praveen Jayawickrama’s brother

01 May 2021 - 0     - 630

In the ongoing Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, the 22-year-old Jayawickrama became the first Sri Lankan bowler to grab six wickets on debut Test.


Sanath Jayasuriya to lead Greats XI

29 Apr 2021 - 3     - 933

Former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya will lead the Greats XI in the exhibition match against Team Sri Lanka.


St. Joseph’s, Royal advance to final

28 Apr 2021 - 0     - 360

St. Joseph’s College and Royal College Colombo advanced to the final of the Under 19 Division One Tier A inter-school limited over cricket tournament when they recorded easy wins over Trinity Colleg


Murali rejoins IPL team

28 Apr 2021 - 0     - 751

The world’s highest wicket-taker Muttiah Muralitharan has reached Delhi and has rejoined the Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL team, his wife Madhi confirmed.


Nuwan Zoysa ’’accepts’’ ICC ban

28 Apr 2021 - 0     - 548

Unlike Dilhara Lokuhettige, who has challenged the ICC tribunal’s verdict on corruption charges and knocked the doors of the CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sports), Nuwan Zoysa will not move the cour


Two Australians join IPL pull-outs as ’grim’ Covid crisis grows

26 Apr 2021 - 0     - 375

Two Australian cricketers became the latest to pull out of the IPL today as India’s devastating coronavirus surge increases jitters around the glitzy tournament.


Roy-Thomian postponed?

26 Apr 2021 - 0     - 275

The 142nd Royal-Thomian encounter is likely to be postponed after four Thomian cricketers tested positive for COVID-19, the Daily Mirror learns.


Alcazaba delivers!

26 Apr 2021 - 0     - 164

Alcazaba, the Queen of Little England, proved her worth as she, together with Jockey J. Chinoy, claimed the RTC Magic Million Cup, the headliner of the day, at the RTC Magic Million Cup Raceday 2021 w


Dilshan Madhushanka suffers a hamstring injury, Karunaratne and Sandakan to join squad

26 Apr 2021 - 0     - 277

Not only Lahiru Kumara but another fast bowler Dilshan Madhushanka is also out of the second Test to begin at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy on Thursday.


Lahiru Kumara injures hamstring

23 Apr 2021 - 0     - 200

The 24- year old Kumara was not on the field on the third day today due to the hamstring injury.


Dialog powers the 142nd Royal-Thomian ‘Battle of the Blues’

21 Apr 2021 - 1     - 447

Sri Lanka’s longest rivalry in schools cricket comes alive this May as Royal College Colombo and S. Thomas’ College Mt. Lavinia battle it out once again for the 142nd uninterrupted blue ribbon cri


Shanto strikes ton as Bangladesh take control of first Test

21 Apr 2021 - 0     - 238

A dominant batting display from Bangladesh gave them early honours in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Pallekele, as they ended the first day on 302 for 2.


Dilhara Lokuhettige set to challenge eight-year ban

19 Apr 2021 - 2     - 317

According to highly placed sources, the 40-year-old former all-rounder is being banned for eight years after being charged with three breaches of the ICC’s anti-corruption code.


Mahela didn’t influence us on player selection, says chief selector

17 Apr 2021 - 0     - 1272

Wickramasinghe said, ’’It is all rubbish. None of us in the selection committee had ever received a call from Mahela. This I confirm after checking with my fellow selectors’’.


Knockout rounds from Sunday

16 Apr 2021 - 0     - 239

The league matches of the Under 19 inter-schools limited over tournament has come to an end and now the focus will be on the knockout stage with the quarter-finals of the Division One and Two schedule


Western Wind rattles Nuwara Eliya with Governor’s Cup win

16 Apr 2021 - 0     - 266

Western Wind ridden by Jockey Vivek claimed a resounding victory in the EFL Governor’s Cup for Class 1 & 2 at the Royal Turf Club (RTC) organised RTC Governor’s Cup 2021 carried out at the picture


Tom Moody attends selection meeting as an observer, Chameera seeks paternity leave

14 Apr 2021 - 1     - 694

’’Tom Moody, who has recently been appointed as Sri Lanka’s director of cricket was invited in the meeting on Monday. He was more as an observer,” a source said.


Yasiru, Sheran shine in draw

13 Apr 2021 - 0     - 165

The second day’s play saw S. Thomas’ resuming from their overnight score of 344 for 9 going on to add a further six runs after Rodrigo reached his ton with the score on 350 for 9.


New comer Praveen Jayawickrama replaces injured Embuldeniya, Angelo Mathews returns

13 Apr 2021 - 0     - 834

The 22-year-old Jayawickrama is a slow left arm orthodox bowler and will replace Lasith Embuldeniya, who is out due to injury.


Preena and Nayana stamp their class in Hill Country

12 Apr 2021 - 0     - 233

Former Isipathana and national hockey player Mervin Preena won the Captain’s Cup while former Kingswoodian Nayana Dehigama accounted for the President’s Prize at the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club (NEGC)


Pramodya to head new cricket selection committee

08 Apr 2021 - 4     - 2266

Former national team fast-bowler Pramodya Wickramasinghe was today appointed as the new Chairman of the Selection Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket.


Trinity win by 60 runs

08 Apr 2021 - 0     - 423

Trinity put up a formidable 243 on the board with the help of fine half centuries by Umair Raizan (71) and Ranuda Somaratne (52). With this win Trinity booked their berth for the quarter-final encount


Ahan guides Royal to fifth successive win

08 Apr 2021 - 0     - 399

Wickramasinghe’s knock helped Royal, who took first lease of the wicket, make a formidable score of 319 for 7 and DSS in their turn, despite a ton by Abishek Liyanaarchchi, were able to muster a sco


SL legends to play charity match with current SL cricketers on May 4

08 Apr 2021 - 1     - 341

The news comes a month after the Tillakaratne Dilshan-led Sri Lanka Legends side came runners-up in the Road Safety World Series tournament held in India where they put together a string of memorable


Take legal action if SLC Ex-Co is guilty, COPE instructs Sports Ministry

08 Apr 2021 - 0     - 59

Issuing a statement on Tuesday’s COPE hearing, the parliament media unit stated that the committee’s Chairman Prof. Charitha Herath had also instructed the Ministry Secretary to conduct an inquiry


SLC Management Committee to prioritise transparency during six-week term

07 Apr 2021 - 0     - 66

Speaking on the Sri Lanka national team’s next assignment which is an inbound series with Bangladesh, de Silva said that the matches will be worked off sans-spectators as was case during the recent