Thisara Perera to feature for World XI against West Indies

ICC World T20 winners – Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik and Thisara Perera – were the first set of players to confirm their participation for the ICC World XI in a T20I against the Windies to be played at Lord’s...
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“Nidahas Trophy profited Rs. 900 million for SLC” – Sumathipala

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), President Mr. Thilanga Sumathipala has expressed his elation at the success of the recently concluded Nidahas Trophy, both in terms of cricket being the ultimate winner and marketing the game to spectators. “This is the first...
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Politicians are destroying cricket in Sri Lanka: Muttiah Muralitharan

Sri Lankan cricket is a mess because politicians have taken over, and with little or no knowledge of the game they are destroying the institution with every passing day, cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan said.Source – The Economic TimesIn an...
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Break from bowling only temporary – Mathews

Sri Lanka’s white ball captain Angelo Mathews has confirmed that his break from bowling is only going to be temporary. Mathews’ Economy Rate of 4:61 is the best among Sri Lanka’s current bowlers – pace or spin.Source: The IslandSri Lanka’s...

Young family forces Pothas to end Sri Lanka contract early

Having severed ties with Sri Lanka Cricket, former South African wicketkeeper-batsman Nic Pothas has stated that the decision to finish his tenure early was taken in order to spend more time with his young family. Pothas, who was hired...

Sri Lanka Cricket set for coaching structure overhaul

Sri Lanka Cricket's coaching department is set for a major overhaul with former Test cricketer Asanka Gurusinha set to take up as High Performance Manager. Gurusinha, 51, was appointed as Cricket Manager in March 2017 and was later handed more powers...

Sangakkara joins Sky Sports team for English summer

Former legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara is set to be a part of the Sky Sports coverage of England's home summer this year - a season which includes full tours from Pakistan and India, as well as a limited...

Sachithra strokes 112; Nisala takes 5 for in drawn pink ball games

Historic 4-day pink ball matches of the Super Provincial four day cricket tournament concluded today with the Galle team and Kandy teams claiming first innings points in drawn games.  Dambulla vs Galle The encounter between Dambulla and Kandy concluded today...

UAE awarded 2018 Asia Cup host over Sri Lanka

The United Arab Emirates has been elected the host nation of the 2018 Asia Cup which was originally planned to be hosted by India. It was earlier speculated that the hosting rights would be given to Sri Lanka but due...

Sanga in FICA’s Advisory Board

Former national cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara has been appointed to the advisory board of the ‘Federation of International Cricketers’ Association’ (FICA). The Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) is the global players’ representative body in cricket. FICA was established in...

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