Sri Lanka Cricket interim committee appointed
Sri Lanka Cricket interim committee appointed

The Minister of Sports Navin Dissanayake on Monday appointed an interim committee to run Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).

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.

Injuries, fielding hurt Sri Lanka's chances in World Cup: Angelo Mathews
Injuries, fielding hurt Sri Lanka's chances in World Cup: Angelo Mathews

A combination of poor fielding and regularly losing players through injuries has hurt Sri Lanka's chances in the cricket World Cup, captain Angelo Mathews said on Friday.

Sri Lanka blames fitness for Cricket World Cup flop
Sri Lanka blames fitness for Cricket World Cup flop

Sri Lankan cricketing authorities blamed a lack of fitness and the poor form of the side`s top order batsmen for failing to progress beyond the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Unscheduled Indian tour hurt SL WC preparations: Official
Unscheduled Indian tour hurt SL WC preparations: Official

The hurriedly arranged tour of India by Sri Lankan cricket administrators last year hurt the team's chances of going beyond the quarter-final stage of the World Cup, a former SLC co-member has said.

Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara thank fans for enormous support over the years
Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara thank fans for enormous support over the years

A day after they played their last international games for Sri Lanka in coloured jerseys, the legendary duo of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara thanked their fans across the world for their relentless support.

Respect, not trophies will mark Mahela, Sangakkara’s splendid careers

No matter where you were, no matter which was your favourite team, if you were watching Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene shaking hands with players in coloured jerseys for that one final time, post a humiliating defeat against South Africa and weren’t emotional, you possibly never were a c

Cricket World Cup: Kumar Sangakkara walks away happy, says Sri Lanka in a good place
Cricket World Cup: Kumar Sangakkara walks away happy, says Sri Lanka in a good place

Kumar Sangakkara bid farewell to limited overs cricket on Wednesday, disappointed with a World Cup quarter-final defeat but happy that Sri Lanka were in a better place than when he came into the side in 2000.

ICC World Cup 2015: South Africa vs Sri Lanka - Preview
ICC World Cup 2015: South Africa vs Sri Lanka - Preview

South Africa will look to do what no Proteas team has done before by winning a knockout match at the World Cup when they face Sri Lanka in a quarter-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka want hard-working Kumar Sangakkara to play on
ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka want hard-working Kumar Sangakkara to play on

Kumar Sangakkara is working as hard to improve his game in his final one-day tournament as he did when he first broke into the Sri Lanka team a decade and a half ago, said chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya.

Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath likely to be fit to face Proteas
Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath likely to be fit to face Proteas

 Sri Lanka`s front-line spinner Rangana Herath is recovering well and looks likely to face South Africa in Wednesday`s World Cup quarter-final at Sydney Cricket Ground, chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said on Monday.

Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews, Rangana Herath set to be fit for quarters
Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews, Rangana Herath set to be fit for quarters

Sri Lanka were on Thursday "a 100 percent sure" that skipper Angelo Mathews, down with a heel injury, will be fit for their quarter-final outing of the cricket World Cup in Sydney next week.

ICC World Cup 2015: Kusal Perera replaces Dinesh Chandimal in Sri Lankan World Cup squad
ICC World Cup 2015: Kusal Perera replaces Dinesh Chandimal in Sri Lankan World Cup squad

The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup on Tuesday approved Kusal Perera as a replacement player for Dinesh Chandimal in Sri Lanka's squad for the tournament.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Muttiah Muralitharan pleads for Rangana Herath's recovery time
ICC Cricket World Cup: Muttiah Muralitharan pleads for Rangana Herath's recovery time

Sri Lanka great Muttiah Muralitharan pleaded on Monday for key spinner Rangana Herath to be kept on ice for the World Cup quarter-finals after suffering a nasty injury to his finger.

Sri Lanka unhappy with 'tiring' World Cup travel
Sri Lanka unhappy with 'tiring' World Cup travel

Sri Lanka flew back to New Zealand on Friday grumbling about their World Cup travel following a hectic dash across the Tasman sea for just one game even as some other teams enjoyed a relaxed schedule.

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 call up fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera for World Cup
Sri Lanka call up fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera for World Cup

Sri Lanka have called fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera into their World Cup squad as replacement for the injured Dhammika Prasad, Cricinfo reported on Monday.

The 23-year-old Chameera has played in one limited-overs international, taking two wickets against New Zealand last month.

Coping with World Cup conditions big challenge for Sri Lanka: Rahul Dravid
Coping with World Cup conditions big challenge for Sri Lanka: Rahul Dravid

 The challenge for Sri Lanka in the World Cup will be how they cope with conditions in Australia and New Zealand, former Indian captain Rahul Dravid said Thursday.

Government offers Sri Lanka almost $1m to win World Cup
Government offers Sri Lanka almost $1m to win World Cup

 Sri Lanka`s squad will receive a bonus of almost $1 million from the Government if they win the 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand that starts next week.

Sri Lanka offers $1 mn bonus to lift ICC World Cup 2015
Sri Lanka offers $1 mn bonus to lift ICC World Cup 2015

Sri Lanka's government Thursday announced a million dollar bonus to the national cricket team if they win this month's cricket World Cup being played in New Zealand and Australia.