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 Simon Willis resigns as Lanka's high-performance manager

Simon Willis resigns as Lanka's high-performance manager

Simon Willis has stepped down from the post of Sri Lanka Cricket's high-performance manager, less than two years into a three-year contract.

Feb 12, 2018, 15:21 PM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket to build international stadium in Jaffna

Sri Lanka Cricket to build international stadium in Jaffna

Sri Lanka Cricket is set to build an international cricket stadium in former LTTE hub, Jaffna and has already carried out a preliminary inspection of a site, SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala said.

Jan 29, 2018, 19:17 PM IST
ICC clears Sri Lanka Cricket of corruption

ICC clears Sri Lanka Cricket of corruption

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said on Tuesday that the sport's global governing body had found no evidence of wrongdoing following allegations of match-fixing and other forms of corruption.

Jan 09, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
Angelo Mathews re-appointed Sri Lanka's ODI and T20I captain

Angelo Mathews re-appointed Sri Lanka's ODI and T20I captain

Dinesh Chandimal will, however, continue to captain Sri Lanka's Test team.

Jan 09, 2018, 14:22 PM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket gives coach Chandika Hathurusinghe selector's job on tour

Sri Lanka Cricket gives coach Chandika Hathurusinghe selector's job on tour

Sri Lanka's sports law of 1973, though, does not permit the coach to be a national selector.

Jan 07, 2018, 21:07 PM IST
Sri Lanka to have a new ODI skipper

Sri Lanka to have a new ODI skipper

Sri Lanka is set to name a new ODI captain next week, replacing current skipper Thisara Perera with either Angelo Mathews or Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said.

Jan 04, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
New Sri Lanka cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha bans music at training

New Sri Lanka cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha bans music at training

With the 1996 World Cup winners coming to the end of their worst year in international cricket, Hathurusingha said he would impose strict discipline to make sure they are ready for the 2019 World Cup.

Dec 29, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Virat Kohli drops a hint: India playing Sri Lanka a bit too much

Virat Kohli drops a hint: India playing Sri Lanka a bit too much

Skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday left it to the fans to decide if there has been an overkill of India-Sri Lanka contests in recent years, something that had led to dwindling interest in a cicket crazy nation.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Bangladesh cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha resigns: BCB

Bangladesh cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha resigns: BCB

Under Hathurusingha, perennial minnows Bangladesh have made rapid strides in world cricket, reaching the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy tournament in England this year.

Nov 10, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
Sri Lanka to play in Pakistan eight years after terror attack

Sri Lanka to play in Pakistan eight years after terror attack

Sri Lanka will play a Twenty20 international in Lahore on October 29, returning to the city for the first time since they suffered a gun and grenade attack in 2009, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) confirmed on Monday.

Oct 17, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
Sri Lanka suspend Danushka Gunathilake for breach of discipline

Sri Lanka suspend Danushka Gunathilake for breach of discipline

In addition to the six-month suspension, 20 percent of his annual retainership fee will be deducted following adverse report from team manager Asanka Gurusinha.

Oct 05, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
SL vs IND: Dinesh Chandimal out of India series with hairline fracture in right thumb

SL vs IND: Dinesh Chandimal out of India series with hairline fracture in right thumb

Adding to their woes, yet another big blow for Team Sri Lanka in the ongoing ODI series as Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the remainder of the series with a hairline fracture on his thumb, which he picked up during the third ODI game against India at Pallekele, today.

Aug 27, 2017, 23:53 PM IST
SHOCKING! Sri Lanka's Nuwan Kulasekara arrested, released on bail - Here's why

SHOCKING! Sri Lanka's Nuwan Kulasekara arrested, released on bail - Here's why

Earlier in the year, the 34-year-old retired from Test cricket in order to prolong his limited-overs career.

Sep 19, 2016, 22:39 PM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket appreciates BCCI's stand on the 'Two-Tier' Test Proposal

Sri Lanka Cricket appreciates BCCI's stand on the 'Two-Tier' Test Proposal

Thakur has already made it clear that BCCI, in principle, is against the idea of two-tier system which it think will be deterrent for the lower-ranked nations.

Sep 06, 2016, 16:39 PM IST
Sri Lanka suffer blow ahead of England ODI series as Shaminda Eranga hospitalised

Sri Lanka suffer blow ahead of England ODI series as Shaminda Eranga hospitalised

The incident took place mere two days ahead of their first ODI against hosts England.

Jun 19, 2016, 13:48 PM IST
Rangana Herath retires from limited-overs cricket, wants youngsters groomed for 2019 World Cup

Rangana Herath retires from limited-overs cricket, wants youngsters groomed for 2019 World Cup

He took 74 wickets from 71 ODIs and was a key member of Sri Lanka's 2014 World T20 campaign. 

Apr 17, 2016, 15:58 PM IST
Sanath Jayasuriya set to return as chairman of Sri Lanka's selection committee

Sanath Jayasuriya set to return as chairman of Sri Lanka's selection committee

The 46-year-old Jayasuriya had stepped down from the post last year.

Apr 12, 2016, 09:59 AM IST
Not mentally prepared to lead Sri Lanka in ICC World Twenty20, says Angelo Mathews

Not mentally prepared to lead Sri Lanka in ICC World Twenty20, says Angelo Mathews

Mathews said that the selectors and Lasith were planning for this situation but now it's a new scenario.

Mar 09, 2016, 16:53 PM IST
ICC World Twenty20: Lasith Malinga's stepping down from captaincy comes at a bad time for Sri Lanka ahead of mega event

ICC World Twenty20: Lasith Malinga's stepping down from captaincy comes at a bad time for Sri Lanka ahead of mega event

Malinga, who will play the ICC event, needs to be fully fit in order to give his side a chance of making progression. 

Mar 09, 2016, 10:08 AM IST
Kumar Sangkkara, Aravinda de Silva appointed Sri Lanka selectors in major overhaul ahead of WT20

Kumar Sangkkara, Aravinda de Silva appointed Sri Lanka selectors in major overhaul ahead of WT20

Former batsman Aravinda de Silva will lead the new panel.

Mar 08, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

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