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SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala unhappy with government action against board

The Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala is unhappy that the government has decided to hand over the cricket board's administration in hands of Competent Authority (CA).

Jun 01, 2018, 13:19 PM IST

Sri Lanka Cricket boss Thilanga Sumathipala regrets Bangladesh behaviour

"Regrettable and unacceptable" is how Sri Lanka Cricket chief Thilanga Sumathipala has described the behaviour of the Bangladeshi team during their crucial match against the hosts on Friday night.

Mar 17, 2018, 17:11 PM IST

Sri Lanka Cricket to build international stadium in Jaffna

Sri Lanka Cricket is set to build an international cricket stadium in former LTTE hub, Jaffna and has already carried out a preliminary inspection of a site, SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala said.

Jan 29, 2018, 19:17 PM IST

Angelo Mathews to lead Sri Lanka till 2019 World Cup : Sri Lanka Cricket

Board President Sumathipala stated that he remained the most suitable candidate to lead Sri Lanka at the 2019 World Cup in England.

Jan 20, 2017, 10:45 AM IST

Sri Lanka Cricket appreciates BCCI's stand on the 'Two-Tier' Test Proposal

Thakur has already made it clear that BCCI, in principle, is against the idea of two-tier system which it think will be deterrent for the lower-ranked nations.

Sep 06, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

Muttiah Muralitharan: Sri Lanka cricket files complaint against former off-spinner for insulting team manager

Sumathipala said Muralitharan had bullied groundsmen at the Pallekele Stadium on Saturday into allowing the Australians to practice there when it was theoretically off limits to both teams.

Jul 25, 2016, 15:10 PM IST

ICC World Twenty20: SLC terms Mahela Jayawardene's England job 'sad and disappointing'

Sumathipal says that Mahela could have gone to a domestic team in any country rather than joining a rival national side.

Feb 27, 2016, 11:02 AM IST

Thilanga Sumathipala of Sri Lanka takes over as chief of Asian Cricket Council

He will replace fellow Sri Lankan Jayantha Dharmadasa.

Jan 08, 2016, 00:05 AM IST

Arjuna Ranatunga suffers embarrassing defeat in Sri Lanka Cricket election

Arjuna was also defeated in his bid to become a vice-President.

Jan 03, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

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.

Mar 30, 2015, 14:14 PM IST

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.

Feb 18, 2015, 21:40 PM IST

Sri Lanka Cricket decides to oppose ICC revamp plan

Sri Lanka Cricket today decided to to firmly oppose the revised proposals of the controversial ICC revamp plan which sought to give a larger control to India, Australia and England.

Feb 05, 2014, 21:38 PM IST

Sumathipala out of Sri Lanka Cricket presidency race

Thilanga Sumathipala, the front-runner to become the head of Sri Lanka Cricket has been disqualified to contest the election next month.

Mar 25, 2013, 21:07 PM IST