SLPL faces uncertain future after payment delays

Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) faces an uncertain future after all the franchises have failed to cough up their tournament fees with less than a month remaining for the league to commence.

Jul 17, 2013, 19:48 PM IST

Conundrum Premier League

What is the problem with the newly introduced league? Is it tarnishing the gentleman’s game? Is there a dip in the quality of international cricket?

Oct 14, 2012, 22:58 PM IST

Pak all-rounder Fawad Alam hails SLPL

Pakistan all-rounder Fawad Alam, who participated in the recently held Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL), has said such events are great for the professional development of players.

Sep 02, 2012, 18:46 PM IST

Events like SLPL are great for professional development of players: Fawad Alam

Pakistan all-rounder Fawad Alam, who participated in the recently held Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL), has said such events are great for the professional development of players.

Sep 02, 2012, 17:14 PM IST

Kamran Akmal says his ultimate goal ``is to play in India``

Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, after having made a comeback into the national team after one year, is determined to do well in the upcoming ODI series against Australia and in the ICC World Twenty20 championship in Sri Lanka to get selected for the three-match ODI series against India in December.

Aug 26, 2012, 14:53 PM IST

Kondurata Warriors hand first defeat on Wayamba in SLPL

Kaushal Lokuarachchi grabbed three wickets for 15 runs as Kondurarata Warriors beat Wayamba United by a narrow two runs to keep their semifinal hopes alive in the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League on Friday.

Aug 25, 2012, 11:28 AM IST

Lankan cricketers may skip SLPL over contract dispute

Leading Sri Lankan cricketers may skip next month`s inaugural edition of Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) if the SLC fails to settle the national team players` central contract.

Jul 17, 2012, 21:37 PM IST

Waqar to coach Ruhuna province team in Sri Lankan Premier League

Former Pakistan fast bowler Waqar Younis is amongst the coaching appointments for next month’s inaugural Sri Lankan Premier League.

Jul 07, 2012, 17:58 PM IST

Injury prone Jerome Taylor to play in SPL

Injury prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has been snapped up as one of the overseas signings for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League (SPL) despite having not played international cricket in two years.

Jul 06, 2012, 13:25 PM IST

PCB, SLC sign agreement

The PCB has signed an agreement with Sri Lanka Cricket under which the two boards have agreed to allow their players to take part in the domestic T20 premier leagues of both countries.

Jun 28, 2012, 21:47 PM IST

Indian biz houses buy all seven SLPL franchisees

Indian business enterprises showed keen interest in the inaugural edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League and bought all the seven contesting franchises.

Jun 28, 2012, 19:16 PM IST

Sri Lanka invites bids for SLPL franchises

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced invitations to bid for Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) franchises, a statement on Monday

Jun 18, 2012, 20:07 PM IST

‘Back in form’ Mohammad Yousuf eyeing international comeback

Mohammad Yousuf, who returned from England after a successful brief stint with Lashings World XI Cricket Club, is now eyeing the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) as he strives to make his international comeback.

Jun 16, 2012, 16:52 PM IST

SL Sports Minister appoints probe committee on SLPL deal

Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has appointed a top level probe committee to look into the deal made by the Singapore based company, Somerset Entertainment Ventures, which promoted the aborted Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL).

Feb 25, 2012, 17:57 PM IST

Sri Lankan T20 struggles on opening day

Sri Lanka`s inaugural Twenty20 premier league began on Thursday in front of sparse crowds with the first game decided by a bowl-out due to overnight showers.

Jul 21, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Can’t run SLPL without BCCI’s support: SLC

The Sri Lankan cricket board has admitted that they can`t organise the T20 league without the support of the BCCI.

Jul 09, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Sri Lanka Premier League postponed to next year

The inaugural edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) has been postponed to August 2012.

Jul 08, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

PCB clears Afridi to play in SLPL

Pakistan Cricket Board today said it had given clearance to former captain Shahid Afridi to take part in the inaugural Sri Lankan Premier League starting later this month.

Jul 04, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

I have learnt the art of captaincy from Warne, says Tanvir

After leading Rawalpindi Rams to title beating Karachi Dolphins in the inaugural Super-8s Twenty20 championship, discarded all-rounder Sohail Tanvir attributed his success to the subtle nuances of captaincy he picked up from Shane Warne during his stint at Rajasthan Royals in IPL-I.

Jul 04, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

SL Sports Minister urges Indian counterpart to resolve SLPL

Somachandra de Silva revealed that Sri Lanka`s Sports Minister has written to his Indian counterpart, urging him to resolve the deadlock over SLPL.

Jun 29, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

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