Former greats up in arms against new cricket ground

Sri Lanka Cricket has faced heavy criticism from all corners for the proposed new cricket ground in Homagama at an approximate cost of US$ 40 million. Former captains Roshan Mahanama and Mahela Jayawardene have raised their voices against the...

Cricket Committee recommends prohibition of saliva to shine the match ball

The ICC Cricket Committee today recommended changes to ICC regulations in order to mitigate the risks posed by the COVID-19 virus, and to protect the safety of players and match officials. The Committee, chaired by Anil Kumble, concluded a conference...

SLC issues clarification on questions raised about the proposed new stadium

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) released a statement today clarifying certain questions raised by the public and media regarding the Homagama International Cricket Stadium project which was announced yesterday (17th May). We wish to issue this clarification pertaining to several media reports...

Sanga on never giving up on his dream

Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara has spoken about the disappointment of losing four World Cup finals in the space of five years and then the ultimate joy when the national cricket team eventually won a world title in...

Mathews on whitewashing Aussies

Cricket is just a game but at times it breaks down even the elite sportsmen. More recently, people have had nightmares playing Australia and some players have quit midway through a series. Marcus Trescothick returned home from an Ashes...

India tour of Sri Lanka likely to be postponed indefinitely

India’s limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka in June/July is likely to be postponed indefinitely due to the Covid-19 pandemic despite the optimism of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).  The tour consists...

SLC to build Sri Lanka’s Biggest Stadium in Homagama

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), with the blessing of the Government of Sri Lanka, have taken the early steps to build another International Cricket Stadium in Homagama. This new Stadium, capable of hosting day/night games, will be able to hold 40,000...

Nuwan Kulasekara donates to Gampaha General Hospital

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Nuwan Kulasekara has made a great gesture towards the fight to tackle COVID-19 pandemic in the country by donating beds to the Gampaha General Hospital. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHZF7sWoxxE It is heart-warming to see many cricketing personalities coming forward to...

Bhanuka Rajapaksa’s comeback seems to be just around the corner

It is not a secret that Sri Lanka’s form in the shortest format of the game has been horrendous the past 3 years. Since 2018 they have lost 17 from 26 T20Is. The only silver lining from this period...

Sri Lanka Cricket’s ‘bio-secure’ training plans pushed to June

Sri Lanka Cricket’s plans of resuming national team training have been pushed to June as per the new health guidelines issued by the Ministry of Sports together with the Ministry of Health.  Read More : Sri Lanka Cricket set to commence...

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