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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". ..

500 sports centers for schools

2018-10-02 07:41:54

Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe says that the government will set up 500 sports centers in 500 selected schools island wide. ..

Who’re the Cricket Champions of Asia ? Decision Today

2018-09-28 13:51:07

The grand finals of the 2018 Asia cup will be held in Dubai Stadium of United Arab Emirates today (28). India with Bangladesh is selected for the final. ..

Mathews removed as ODI captain, Chandimal takes over

2018-09-24 09:16:02

Sri Lanka's selectors have removed Angelo Mathews as ODI captain 10 months after he was asked to resume captaincy duties, and have appointed Test captain Dinesh Chandimal in his place. The move comes after Mathews attracted a hail of public criticism..

World Cup to Sri Lanka

2018-09-22 02:31:41

The Trophy, offered to the champions of the ICC World Cup One Day Series, scheduled to be held in England in 2019, has been brought to Sri Lanka these days. ..

Afghan boys bury Sri Lanka’s pride in Abu Dhabi

2018-09-18 10:35:38

Sri Lanka has won 5 tournaments in the 34 year history of the Asia Cup. India won 6 tournaments, and Pakistan has won 2 tournaments. Out of 54 matches in 13 tournaments, Sri Lanka has won 35 matches. ..

Sri Lanka Cricket’s corrupt officer is a former member of a financial fraud commission

2018-09-11 17:44:14

The office of a Sri Lanka Cricket finance officer, who has allegedly attempted to misappropriate approximately Rs 900 million, has been sealed. Sri Lanka Cricket sources say that the officer in question has not reported to work for several days. ..

The Tragedy of Economic War told by Tharjini

2018-09-11 17:41:45

Born in Jaffna, come to Batticaloa, the Netball in her hands, she steps in her final destination delivering two Asian championships in the Sri Lankan Netball legacy. She must be the “Giraffe” of the Asian Netball games. What all other players oug..

Asian Games ends with broken dreams!

2018-09-02 04:18:58

The 18th Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia ends today. ..

Match fixing: Two Indian nationals arrested

2018-08-30 10:30:42

It was reported recently that match fixings have taken place during the SLC 20/20 league tournament. During a match at the Pallekele stadium in Kandy yesterday, two Indian nationals have been arrested on suspicion of match fixing. ..

Mathew Abeysinghe qualifies for finals

2018-08-23 07:41:46

Mathew Abeysinghe has been qualified for the finals of Men's 100m freestyle at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia today (23). ..

Liu sets stunning world record in swimming at Asian Games

2018-08-22 05:32:51

China’s Liu Xiang lit up the pool at the 18th Asian Games on Tuesday with a world record for the ages. ..

World Cup is my aim: Thisara Perera

2018-08-09 06:12:07

Cricketer Thisara Perera says he aims to bring a Cricket World Cup to Sri Lanka. ..

Angelo Mathews returns as Sri Lanka ODI captain for SA series

2018-07-24 12:58:01

Sri Lanka's designated ODI captain, Angelo Mathews, will lead them against South Africa in the five-match ODI series scheduled to begin from July 29. Mathews was reinstated as Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain in January this year, but was hit by inj..

Chandimal to miss four more games over spirit of cricket breach

2018-07-16 12:19:10

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal and coach Chandika Hathurusingha have been suspended for four ODIs, in addition to the two Tests they are already sitting out, after receiving the maximum possible punishment for their spirit of cricket offence. Tea..