No godfather in Sri Lanka Cricket now: Sports Minister
No godfather in Sri Lanka Cricket now: Sports Minister

Explaining his decision to appoint an interim committee to run the affairs of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake said "there will be no godfather in Sri Lanka Cricket now".

Interim committee to run Sri Lanka Cricket
Interim committee to run Sri Lanka Cricket

Mired in controversies owing to allegations of corruption, Sri Lanka Cricket will now be run by an interim committee, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said today.

Ranatunga ready to contest cricket board polls
Ranatunga ready to contest cricket board polls

Sri Lankan cricketer turned politician Arjuna Ranatunga Wednesday said he may consider contesting the elections for the national cricket board if the need arises.

Three cornered contest for Sri Lanka Cricket presidency
Three cornered contest for Sri Lanka Cricket presidency

A new Sri Lanka Cricket president is set to be elected on April 30 in a three-cornered contest for the top job.

Sri Lanka Cricket reported to anti-graft commission
Sri Lanka Cricket reported to anti-graft commission

Sri Lanka's cricket governing body SLC has been reported to the Commission on Bribery and Corruption on Monday.

Sri Lanka Cricket snubs IPL spot-fixing probe: Reports
Sri Lanka Cricket snubs IPL spot-fixing probe: Reports

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had opted not to assist the Justice Mudgal Committee investigating Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal, according to media reports.

Sri Lanka to probe sexual bribe allegations in women's cricket
Sri Lanka to probe sexual bribe allegations in women's cricket

 Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage on Monday asked Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board to appoint an investigative committee, led by a retired female judge, to probe into allegations that officials in women's cricket administration demanded sexual bribes to give places in the national team.

Sri Lanka opt for Trevor Penney as assistant coach
Sri Lanka opt for Trevor Penney as assistant coach

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has opted for Trevor Penney, who till recently was involved with the Indian team, as an assistant to the national coach Marvan Atapattu.

Sri Lanka Cricket defends decision to tour India
Sri Lanka Cricket defends decision to tour India

 Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday defended its decision to send the national team for a tour of India next month amid criticism coming from certain quarters, saying that it was taken at the best interest of the game.

Lasith Malinga opts for Mumbai Indians over Sri Lankan team in CLT20

Lasith Malinga has chosen Mumbai Indians over his Sri Lankan side, Southern Express in the Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament, scheduled to be played in September.

Sri Lanka to coach banned spinner Senanayake

Sri Lanka`s cricket authorities decided Sunday to send off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake for intense coaching after the International Cricket Council (ICC) ruled his bowling action illegal and banned him from international matches.

Sanga, Mahela made correct decision to retire, says Arjuna Ranatunga

It triggered quite a furore in Sri Lankan cricket but the country`s first World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga has backed Mahela Jayawrdene and Kumar Sangakkara`s decision to call it quits from Twenty20 Internationals, saying the duo`s timing was correct.

Asia Cup organisers rule out Bangladesh switch

Organisers of cricket`s Asia Cup insisted the tournament would go ahead in troubled Bangladesh next month, even if one of the teams pulled out on safety grounds, as they unveiled the schedule Thursday.

Sri Lanka says Bangladesh tour still on

Sri Lanka is to go ahead with a tour to Bangladesh later this month after carrying out its own security assessment in the violence-plagued country, cricket board officials said Wednesday.

SLC to make security assessment ahead of Bangladesh tour

Two senior Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officials are all set to visit Bangladesh to make a security assessment there ahead of their national cricket team`s tour to the country.

SL can send team to Pak if proper security is assured: Report

Sri Lankan cricket board is ready to send its team to Pakistan again if the hosts can provide proper security assurances to them, a report said on Saturday.

Sri Lanka`s tour of Zimbabwe cancelled

Sri Lanka`s tour of Zimbabwe has been cancelled due to "issues facing Zimbabwe Cricket", said SLC Secretary Nishantha Ranatunga on Friday.

Protests in Sri Lanka over Hindi song at ICC Champions Trophy

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has sent a letter of apology to Sri Lanka for the country`s cricket team being greeted by a Hindi song at the ICC Champions Trophy opening ceremony June 6 while all other teams were represented with music from their own countries. The faux pas sparked protests in the Sri Lankan capital Monday.

We`ve zero tolerance policy towards corruption: SLC secretary

Sri Lanka Cricket secretary Nishantha Ranatunga insisted that SLC has "zero tolerance" policy towards corruption in the wake of reports emerging that some Indian bookies are benami owners of franchises in the Sri Lanka Premier League.

Asian Boards back BCCI over Siva`s appointment to ICC Cricket Committee

Even as the controversy over Laxman Sivaramakrishnan`s appointment to the ICC Cricket Committee raged on, the BCCI on Monday received support from its Asian allies Sri Lanka and Pakistan who claimed allegations of the Indian Cricket Board forcing a re-vote were baseless.