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India will stand by nation over Pakistan game boycott - Virat Kohli

2019-02-24 15:01:43

India's team will stand by the decision of their "government and board" over whether to boycott the World Cup game against Pakistan, says Virat Kohli. ..

BCCI mulls asking for Pakistan World Cup ban

2019-02-22 07:57:15

In a dramatic and unprecedented move, the BCCI has prepared a draft letter asking the ICC to ban Pakistan from participating in the upcoming World Cup. ESPNcricinfo understands the letter, which was prepared on Wednesday, will be discussed at a top-l..

SLC Cricket Museum opened

2019-02-21 04:39:55

Sri Lanka Cricket on 20th February opened a ‘Cricket Museum’ displaying its rich history to the world. The museum housed at the SLC Headquarters has in display some of the most significant cricketing ‘Moments’ and ‘Turning Points’ of Sri ..

SL Sports Minister’s Legal Advisor Send Letter Of Demand of 500 Million To Sumathipala

2019-02-15 19:52:32

Panduka Keerthinanda, the legal advisor of Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister Harin Fernando and one of the most reputed lawyer of the country, on Friday sent a letter of demand of 500 million rupees to former cricket board President Thilanga Sumathipala,..

DSI announces the launch of the 19th DSI Supersport Schools Volleyball Championship

2019-02-15 06:27:02

On the 12th of February 2019, DSI announced the launch of the 19th DSI Supersport Schools Volleyball Championship at a press conference held at the Olympic House. ..

'Cricket is no room for homophobia' : True leadership of England captain Joe Root

2019-02-13 06:30:02

Shannon Gabriel, West Indies fast bowler, was charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in his act of breaching their code of conduct, using abusive language reportedly on accounts to comments homophobic. Gabriel was given an on-field ..

Two double-tons in a first-class game - Angelo Perera achieves rare record

2019-02-04 06:30:46

Nondescripts Cricket Club (NCC) captain Angelo Perera has achieved the incredibly rare feat of hitting two double-hundreds in a single first-class match. This has happened for only the second time in recorded history, the other way back in 1938, when..

Bouncer ball collapses Dimuth in Manuka Oval

2019-02-02 09:14:11

Sri Lankan opening batsman Dimuth Karunaratne has been injured during the second Test Match against Australia in Manuka Oval stadium in Canberra, Australia. Karunaratne was caught behind by fast bowler Pat Cummings in the fourth ball of the 31st over..

Spirit of cricket needs to be protected: Outgoing ICC boss

2019-02-01 11:12:56

The head of cricket's world body Thursday said the sport's "spirit" is under threat after recent scandals -- ranging from racist comments to corruption -- that have tarnished its reputation. ..

Thisara calls for SLC intervention after social media squabble with Malinga's wife

2019-01-30 07:30:05

Thisara Perera has raised questions about the ODI team's leadership with Sri Lanka Cricket in the aftermath of a social media beef between him and captain Lasith Malinga's wife. He has also described the team as "a laughing stock to the whole country..

ICC awards: Virat Kohli wins big three after fantastic 2018

2019-01-22 09:51:03

Virat Kohli's prolific 2018, especially as a batsman, has been reflected in the ICC awards with the India captain winning the year's three biggest prizes: the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for cricketer of the year, the Test player of the year and the I..

Kumar Dharmasena wins ICC Umpire of the Year

2019-01-22 07:45:44

Kumar Dharmasena has won the David Shepherd Trophy for ICC Umpire of the Year 2108 for the second time. ..

Roger Federer beats Serena Williams in battle of the tennis legends

2019-01-02 06:18:35

Roger Federer was on the winning side in his historic mixed doubles match against fellow tennis great Serena Williams at the Hopman Cup Tuesday, but in the end the result hardly mattered. ..

Hopman Cup: Serena Williams & Roger Federer to play for first time

2019-01-01 08:49:28

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams will meet on court for the first time when Switzerland face the USA in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday. ..

Sri Lanka Cricket rated most corrupt by ICC!

2019-01-01 06:21:50

Sports Minister Harin Fernando yesterday (31) said he was told by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Chief that Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is world’s most corrupt cricket institution. ..

Mashrafe Mortaza wins parliament seat

2018-12-31 16:27:32

Mashrafe Mortaza has secured the Narail-2 seat in Bangladesh's national elections, winning over 96% of the votes in his constituency. His result is part of Awami League's landslide victory, their third consecutive win in the country's general electio..

Cameron Bancroft: Australian says David Warner told him to tamper with ball

2018-12-26 19:31:54

Cameron Bancroft has said David Warner told him to tamper with the ball during March's Test between Australia and South Africa and he agreed because he wanted to "fit in and feel valued". ..

Thilanga not contesting SLC election

2018-12-17 12:51:09

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) election is scheduled to be held on February 7, and submitting of nominations ended today (17). ..

Lasith Malinga appointed limited-overs captain

2018-12-14 12:25:24

Fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been appointed as captain of the Sri Lanka cricket team for the upcoming Sri Lanka’s tour in New Zealand. ..

Akila Dananjaya found to have illegal bowling action

2018-12-10 15:42:13

An independent assessment has found the bowling action of Akila Dananjaya, the Sri Lanka offspinner, to be illegal. Dananjaya stands suspended from bowling in international cricket but, with the consent of SLC, he can still bowl in Sri Lanka's domest..

Ashantha de Mel to head Sri Lanka's new selection panel

2018-11-25 17:12:46

Sri Lanka Cricket has named an all-new selection committee headed by former Sri Lanka fast bowler Ashantha De Mel, a move which comes just six months from the World Cup. Alongside De Mel, the committee comprises three other former national players in..

Steve Smith, David Warner & Cameron Bancroft bans not reduced

2018-11-20 13:02:15

The bans on Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will not be reduced, says Cricket Australia (CA). ..

England cricket captain writes letters of sympathy to England fans

2018-11-15 11:18:46

Around 100 England cricket supporters, who had in advance booked rooms at the Earls Regency Hotel in Kandy, have been informed only a week before the match that their rooms were no longer available. ..

Dilhara Lokuhettige charged under ECB Anti-Corruption Code

2018-11-13 11:17:50

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged with three counts of breaching the Anti-Corruption Code of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a media release. On behalf of the ECB, the I..

Hotel framed by SLC! Pallekele test match in Colombo!

2018-11-01 12:11:44

The third and final match of the Sri Lanka - England Test series is reportedly uncertain to be held at the Pallekele ground in Kandy. Accordingly, the match would more likely to be held at Colombo P. Sarawanamuttu grounds. ..

Sri Lanka 20/20 squad named

2018-10-22 13:27:04

The minister has granted approval for the Sri Lanka cricket team appointed for 20/20 match between Sri Lanka and England which will be held on 27th October. ..

Sanath Jayasuriya charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

2018-10-15 11:59:48

Sanath Jayasuriya, charged with two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code, has been given 14 days from 15 October 2018 to respond. ..

New measures from SLC against black market tickets!

2018-10-14 15:48:05

Selling overpriced tickets at cricket stadiums during international cricket matches in Sri Lanka has become a huge racket. What actually happens here is selling previously-purchased tickets at exorbitant rates near the stadium on the day of the match..

Lasith Malinga Passes International 500 Wickets

2018-10-13 14:44:24

Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga won the International 500 Wickets limit during the second One Day Cricket Match between the Travelling England team and Sri Lanka today (13). ..

ICC issues update on Sri Lanka corruption investigation

2018-10-04 08:43:45

The ICC's anti-corruption unit (ACU) has briefed Sri Lanka's president, prime minister and sports minister about ongoing investigations into "serious allegations of corruption in cricket in the country". ..