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Aravinda meets players over contract issues

14 May 2021 - 3     - 892

’’A few senior players attended the meeting and the others joined via zoom,’’ the source, familiar to the development, said.


Gunawardene cleared of ICC corruption charges

10 May 2021 - 1     - 350

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


Sri Lankan cricketers vaccinated today

08 May 2021 - 0     - 840

According to well-placed sources in Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), the procedure of vaccination was performed at Narahenpita in Colombo.


Six seniors invited to meet the national selectors

06 May 2021 - 3     - 2673

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


Balasingham elected to NZ Rugby Board

05 May 2021 - 2     - 3071

Balasingham although not a renowned rugby figure while at his time Trinity, has gone to become a successful business advisor and had lent a helping hand to the development of Trinity rugby when he org


IPL indefinitely suspended due to COVID-19 crisis in India

04 May 2021 - 0     - 196

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.


“Praveen was considering leaving for the UK”

03 May 2021 - 1     - 4248

The first was to his mother Nimali Pieris and the second was to his mentor Chamila Gamage, without whom Jayawickrama may not have even been in Sri Lanka to represent his country.


Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera quits international cricket

03 May 2021 - 0     - 228

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     - 695

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     - 711

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     - 1003

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     - 415

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     - 803

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     - 601

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     - 423

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     - 335

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     - 216

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     - 328

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     - 242

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     - 510

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     - 255

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     - 349

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     - 1310

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     - 256

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     - 306

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     - 721

’’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     - 194

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     - 879

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     - 268

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     - 2302

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