SLC calls off World Cup preparation camps

Sri Lanka Cricket has cancelled the three day team bonding session in Maduru Oya Special Forces camp in Habarana and the subsequent five day residential training camp at Dambulla aftermath of the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed more...

Dilshan tops batting charts

There was never a doubt about T.M. Dilshan’s unique talent after he was fast tracked into the senior side following the 1999 debacle in the World Cup. But his returns with the bat were mediocre for the first decade...

‘Malinga key to Sri Lanka’s World Cup chances’ – Chaminda Vaas

Chaminda Vaas, the former Sri Lanka paceman, believes Lasith Malinga's form and his leadership qualities will play the decisive role for Sri Lanka at the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019. Read : ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Sri Lanka announced...

When Vaas finished top of the world

Sri Lanka’s campaign in the 2003 World Cup hosted by the three African nations – South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya was topsy-turvy. One day they were brilliant but the next day, they were not up to the mark. The...

Maiden hundred by a Sri Lankan in a World Cup

In the first five editions of Cricket World Cups, no hundreds were scored by Sri Lankans. Since then in the next six editions, 21 hundreds have been scored by eight different Sri Lankans. There are two active cricketers among...

Four hundreds in a row for Sanga

Star batsman Kumar Sangakkara made rapid strides in his batting once he established himself in the national side. His game had many flaws at the start. His wicketkeeping was untidy while his batting was imperfect. >> Pick your Lions...

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...

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