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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
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
Chandika Hathurusingha appointed Sri Lanka coach

Chandika Hathurusingha appointed Sri Lanka coach

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has confirmed Chandika Hathurusingha as their new head coach.

Dec 09, 2017, 13:18 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Unhappy minister stops ODI team leaving for India

India vs Sri Lanka: Unhappy minister stops ODI team leaving for India

The nine players were on their way to Colombo airport late Monday for the overnight flight when they were ordered to return, one of the team told AFP on condition of anonymity.

Dec 05, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
Sri Lanka in talks with Chandika Hathurusingha over coach job

Sri Lanka in talks with Chandika Hathurusingha over coach job

Sri Lanka are in talks to hire their former opening batsman Chandika Hathurusingha as coach, Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara said on Wednesday.

Nov 16, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
Eight years after Lahore attack, Sri Lanka land in Pakistan

Eight years after Lahore attack, Sri Lanka land in Pakistan

After arriving in Lahore for the third T20I against Pakistan, the Sri Lankan team and their officials were taken to a five-star hotel in a bomb-proof bus with hundreds of security guards on the roads and at the resort.

Oct 29, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Danushka Gunathilaka's six-match ban reduced by half on appeal

Danushka Gunathilaka's six-match ban reduced by half on appeal

Sri Lanka lost all three Tests, five one-dayers and the one-off Twenty20 international against India.  

Oct 17, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
Sri Lankan cricketers refuse to tour Pakistan over security concerns

Sri Lankan cricketers refuse to tour Pakistan over security concerns

Last month, Pakistan hosted a World XI team, which also included Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera, in a three-match T20I series, called the Independence Cup.

Oct 14, 2017, 16:51 PM 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
ICC initiates probe into corruption in Sri Lanka Cricket

ICC initiates probe into corruption in Sri Lanka Cricket

ICC's General Manager - ACU, Alex Marshall, said, "The ICC Anti-Corruption Unit works to uphold integrity in cricket and this includes conducting investigations where there are reasonable grounds to do so.

Sep 24, 2017, 09:02 AM IST
Coach Nic Pothas 'credits' India thrashing for strengthening Sri Lanka morale

Coach Nic Pothas 'credits' India thrashing for strengthening Sri Lanka morale

The islanders were handed a drubbing on home soil against India, losing all nine games against the formidable tourists in a humiliating whitewash across all three formats of the game.

Sep 21, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket gets new selectors ahead of Pakistan series

Sri Lanka Cricket gets new selectors ahead of Pakistan series

The previous selection panel, headed by former captain Sanath Jayasuriya, resigned following a string of defeats, including a tour whitewash by India.

Sep 19, 2017, 17:45 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
Sri Lanka Sports Minister demands report from SLC after 3-0 defeat to India in Test series

Sri Lanka Sports Minister demands report from SLC after 3-0 defeat to India in Test series

He also pointed out that the hosts faced defeat against the World No. 1 team, which is an important factor for the report. 

Aug 17, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
Lasith Malinga gets suspended one-year ban, fined for 'monkey' remark

Lasith Malinga gets suspended one-year ban, fined for 'monkey' remark

The bowler is, however, free to play in the home series against Zimbabwe starting Friday.

Jun 27, 2017, 23:51 PM IST
Graham Ford steps down as Sri Lanka cricket coach

Graham Ford steps down as Sri Lanka cricket coach

Under Ford, Sri Lanka won a triangular series in Zimbabwe also involving West Indies. He had been due to coach them until the World Cup in 2019.

Jun 24, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Lasith Malinga lands in trouble after comparing Sri Lankan minister to monkey

Lasith Malinga lands in trouble after comparing Sri Lankan minister to monkey

Upon team's return from England last week, the minister reportedly ordered a fitness test and claimed to have found that most of them carry too much fat.

Jun 22, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Ind vs SL: Twitterati hail Sri Lanka after stunning win over star-studded Men in Blue in ICC Champions Trophy

Ind vs SL: Twitterati hail Sri Lanka after stunning win over star-studded Men in Blue in ICC Champions Trophy

All four teams in the Group B now have two points going into the last round of games in which India will play top-ranked South Africa on Sunday, while Sri Lanka will meet Pakistan on Monday.

Jun 09, 2017, 09:28 AM IST