ICC denies reports on the postponement of T20 World Cup

In a special media release, ICC has confirmed that they are continuing with preparations for the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year as planned and denied reports on postponing the event. “Reports of a postponement of...

The best of Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene has been a pillar of Sri Lanka cricket for almost two decades, both on and off the field. During his career, the veteran piled up more than 25,000 international runs and guided Sri Lanka to two ODI...

MJ, The superstitious

The game of cricket and quirky beliefs go hand in hand, no matter if you are the 12th man of your street’s gully cricket team or you captain your country in a World Cup. There are cricketers who are superstitious,...
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අන්වර්ථ නම් නැත්නම් Nicknames කියන්නේ අපි තව කෙනෙක්ව ආදරේට හඳුන්වන්න දාන නමක් නෙහ්. ගොඩදෙනෙක්ට ඒ ඒ අයගේ පාසල් කාලේ දී වැටෙන මේ අන්වර්ථ නාම සමහර විට එයාගේ ඇත්ත නමටත් වඩා හොඳින් අපිට කට පාඩම්. අපි මේ වීඩියෝවෙන් කතා කරන්නේ ශ්‍රී...

Sri Lankan seamer suspended from all formats of cricket following drug charges

A Sri Lanka cricketer has been arrested for the possession of illegal drugs by the Pannala Police. The 25-year-old debuted for Sri Lanka in 2018, made a promising start to his career, grabbing the spotlight on his debut match. Since...

Almost Centuries…

You put on your pads and come out to the middle to some chirping by the close-in fielders, see off the anxious first 10 minutes cautiously, run 2s and 3s as fast as you can, shake off the sledging...

ICC issues guidelines for cricket resumption

The International Cricket Council has issued comprehensive guidelines aimed at the resumption of cricket at all levels - community, domestic and international - around the world as various governments have started to relax the restrictions imposed due to the...

Addressing school cricket woes

At Temple Trees the other day, some of cricket’s finest brains talked a lot of sense. One sentiment that all of them echoed was the need to look after school cricket, the cradle of the great game.   The cricketing world...

New Cricket Ground proposal suspended after players’ meeting with PM

It has been decided to suspend the proposed construction of a new international cricket stadium in Homagama after Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s meeting with some high profile former and current players today (21) at Temple Trees. After Sri Lanka Cricket...

Modern stadiums in Sri Lanka

In part 1 of International Cricket Grounds in Sri Lanka, we saw some of the historic venues that were instrumental in the growth of Cricket in this country. Now it's time that we have a look at the newbies,...

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