Dickwella, Chandimal and Thisara smash tons in Intra-Squad Practice Match

The intra-squad 50-over match between Karunaratne's XI vs Dickwella's XI concluded as a no-result due to bad light today (30) at Pallekele ICS. After successfully conducting a Residential Training Camp for 13 players (predominantly the bowlers) from the 1st to...

Sri Lanka’s Greatest ODI innings: Poll

In June 2020, Sri Lanka Cricket will be celebrating its 45th anniversary since Sri Lanka’s 1st ODI was played against West Indies at Old Trafford, Manchester at the 1975 Prudential World Cup. In order to celebrate this special occasion,...

Wisden crowns Murali as the cricketer of the century

Sri Lanka’s greatest gift to the cricket world, Muttiah Muralitharan has been named as the Most Valuable Test Player of the 21st Century by the Wisden Cricket Monthly. >>Warne vs Murali | Who is the King of Spin?<< The magazine has...

Kumar Sangakkara nominates Clare Connor to succeed him as MCC president

Clare Connor has been named as the next president of MCC, with the appointment having been announced at today’s annual general meeting. The former England captain will become the first female President in the Club’s 233-year history. Her nomination was...

Bangladesh tour to Sri Lanka postponed

Sri Lanka Cricket announced today that the Bangladesh Cricket team’s tour to Sri Lanka which was supposed to be a 3-match Test series in July will not go ahead as planned. Bangladesh Cricket Board has informed SLC that a conducive...

Sport Minister grants approval for Lanka Premier League

Sri Lanka Sports Minister Dullas Alahapperuma has granted Sri Lanka Cricket approval to conduct the Lanka Premier League this year, ThePapare.com learns. After thorough discussions with medical and health authorities, the Minister has decided to give the go-ahead to Sri...
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SLC to appoint Mahesh Weerasinghe as interim coach of Sri Lanka Women’s Cricket

Former Sri Lanka first class cricketer Mahesh Weerasinghe is likely to be named interim coach for the Sri Lanka women’s team following Harsha de Silva’s exit from the position. Sri Lanka cricket chose not to extend De Silva’s contract, which...

Sports Ministry launches inquiry into former Sports Minister’s allegation

Sri Lanka Sports Ministry Secretary has launched an investigation into former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s accusation of the 2011 World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka being fixed.  The ministry has filed a complaint at the special investigations unit...

2011 World Cup Final ‘match-fixing’ controversy revived by former Minister

The integrity of the most popular sport in Sri Lanka, Cricket was once again questioned on Thursday when former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage stated that the 2011 World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka was fixed.  In the final...

SLC shifts 24-member training group to Kandy for training

Sri Lanka Cricket’s initiative to return to play will move into the second phase with another residential training camp for the national men’s team from the 22nd of June to 2nd of July in Kandy.  After successfully conducting a ‘Residential...

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