When Sri Lanka treated England like a ‘bye’

One of the best press conferences in recent times was given by Michael de Zoysa, who managed the national cricket team during the 2015 World Cup. De Zoysa was also the Manager of the Sri Lankan side that won...

Raising the fielding standards

The first time the World Cup moved out of England was in 1987. With India and Pakistan co-hosting the event, Sri Lanka were expected to do well in conditions familiar to them. But it was a disastrous campaign. >>ICC...

Sri Lanka announce World Cup squad

Sri Lanka named their 15-member squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on Thursday afternoon.  >> VISIT THE #CWC19 HUB << Led by their newly-appointed captain - Dimuth Karunaratne, Sri Lanka have made plenty of surprising changes to their side,...

Malinga takes four in four as Proteas nearly choke

There’s quite a bit of needle when the Sri Lankans face South Africa in crucial cricket clashes. The 2003 World Cup game in Durban is perhaps the best memory as the hosts crashed out of their own tournament after...

Dimuth Karunaratne appointed Sri Lanka Captain for World Cup

The National Selectors has appointed Dimuth Karunaratne as the ODI captain of the Sri Lanka National Cricket Team on Wednesday. His first assignment will be the forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup which is scheduled to kick-start on the 30th...

Indian company KENT extends sponsorship to Sri Lanka in World Cup

Sri Lanka Cricket has secured a sponsorship from the Indian health care products company, KENT RO Systems Ltd, for their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign. KENT will come on board from the 30th of May as the official sponsor...

Sri Lanka’s maiden half-century in international cricket

Ramsay Wettimuny, an Engineer by profession, has done some fine work on Buddhism having authored several books. That could be his biggest contribution to the nation although three of his sons went onto represent Sri Lanka in cricket as...

The hundred in a losing cause in a World Cup final

There are various conspiracy theories about Sri Lanka losing the 2011 World Cup final to India in Bombay but these are weird allegations without any reasoning. To put it simply, the better team won at Wankhede that night. The...

Creating history by chasing down 300 plus for the first time

Sri Lanka had a disastrous World Cup campaign in 1987 where they failed to win a single game. Drawn alongside West Indies, Pakistan and England, the Sri Lankans lost all six encounters. >>VISIT THE #CWC19 HUB<< For the next edition...

Karunaratne front runner to lead Sri Lanka at World Cup

Sri Lanka’s history-creating Test Captain, Dimuth Karunaratne has emerged as the most likely person to lead Sri Lanka in the upcoming World Cup in England. With the tussle for the leadership being amongst 3 senior members of the team,...

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