In what could be a major blow for Sri Lankan cricket, off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported with a suspected bowling action following the third Test against India that ended at the SSC on Tuesday.
As Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara bids adieu to Test cricket after playing two more innings at most, the smashing ton by Dinesh Chandimal against India on Day 3 of the first Test was a huge sigh of relief for the Angelo Mathews-side which is deseperately short of experienced players.
India were set a tricky target of 176 runs to win the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka after Dinesh Chandimal produced a counter-attacking unbeaten 162 to lead a spirited fightback for the hosts, here on Friday.
Blaming their woeful performance to the 'transition phase', Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan on Thursday said it is advantage India in the ongoing series and they would take couple of years to rebuild the team.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) governing body elections will be held on time so as not to have any friction with the ICC's laid down procedures, chief of the interim committee Sidath Wettimuny said on Tuesday.
Sri Lankan cricket`s governing body on Wednesday announced the sacking of three officials after allegations that members of the women`s national team were asked to perform sexual favours to keep their places.
Three male officials have been identified in the sex bribe scandal that rocked Sri Lankan women`s cricket but there are no grounds or evidence to justify criminal proceedings against them, the country`s cricket board said on Thursday.