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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.