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Sri Lankan cricket team opt out of Pakistan tour

10 Sri Lankan cricket players refused to play in Pakistan over security reasons. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 10, 2019, 07:48 AM IST

Sri Lanka Cricket security delegation to visit Pakistan

Khan said that Pakistan is now as safe as any other cricket playing nation and security has improved.

Aug 05, 2019, 14:57 PM IST

Sri Lanka felicitate Nuwan Kulasekara for his contribution towards cricket

The 37-year-old Kulasekara has 199 scalps in 184 ODI matches. He has featured in 58 T20Is and bagged 66 wickets. Kulasekara made his ODI debut against England in 2003.

Aug 01, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

Sri Lanka announces 15-member squad for 2019 ICC World Cup

Captain Dimuth Karunaratne had last played an ODI in March of 2015 while veteran Dinesh Chandimal has been left out.

Apr 18, 2019, 14:31 PM IST

Sri Lanka Cricket's chief financial officer remanded in police custody

Dissanayake was arrested on Monday after the SLC`s Chief Executive Officer, Ashley de Silva, lodged a complaint with the police over financial fraud. 

Oct 24, 2018, 19:52 PM IST

Sri Lanka Cricket bans Danushka Gunathilaka for misconduct

The opening batsman will also lose his match fee for the second test against South Africa along with any bonus or other related payments.


Jul 28, 2018, 10:46 AM IST

ICC bans Sri Lankan skipper Chandimal, coach and manager for 2 Tests and 4 ODIs

An independent judicial commissioner handed the trio eight suspension points and six demerit points for playing against the spirit of the game during the St Lucia Test against the West Indies. 

Jul 16, 2018, 18:19 PM IST

Cricket corruption 'goes right to the top', says Sri Lanka legend Arjuna Ranatunga

World Cup-winning skipper Arjuna Ranatunga on Wednesday said corruption "goes right to the top" in Sri Lanka and accused the International Cricket Council of undermining the game by failing to tackle match-fixing.

May 31, 2018, 08:59 AM IST

Sri Lanka says pitch-fixing claims 'difficult to believe'

Sri Lanka's cricket board on Monday described allegations of pitch-tampering at Galle International Stadium as "difficult to believe" but agreed to cooperate fully with an international investigation.

May 28, 2018, 19:03 PM IST

Bangladesh Cricket Board regrets bad behaviour in Sri Lanka T20

Bangladesh cricket authorities on Saturday expressed regret over disciplinary incidents during Friday`s ill-tempered Twenty20 international against hosts Sri Lanka, warning players that they must uphold the spirit of the game.

Mar 17, 2018, 21:21 PM IST

Sri Lanka hope new software can power cricket recovery

Sri Lanka is adopting an advanced software used by football club Barcelona to manage its injury-prone cricketers as the national team trains for the World Cup next year, officials said on Sunday.

Mar 12, 2018, 20:17 PM IST

Simon Willis resigns as Lanka's high-performance manager

Simon Willis has stepped down from the post of Sri Lanka Cricket's high-performance manager, less than two years into a three-year contract.

Feb 12, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

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

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'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

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

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

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 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

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