Ranjit Fernando appointed Sri Lanka manager

Ranjit Fernando appointed Sri Lanka manager

🕔08:23, 9.Dec 2016

Former wicketkeeper-batsman Ranjit Fernando has been appointed manager of the Sri Lanka team for the tours of South Africa and Australia. Fernando will replace Charith Senanayake, who held the position for most of this year. Fernando’s appointment is one of

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Faf du Plessi could miss first Test against Sri Lanka

Faf du Plessi could miss first Test against Sri Lanka

🕔08:15, 8.Dec 2016

Faf du Plessis’ appeal against his ball-tampering conviction has been set for December 19 , which means he could miss the first Test against Sri Lanka. An International Cricket Council release yesterday confirmed the date of the appeal hearing and

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Nepal lose to Sri Lanka in Futsal Championship

Nepal lose to Sri Lanka in Futsal Championship

🕔08:51, 6.Dec 2016

Nepal finished second in the 3rd South Asian Futsal Championship that concluded in Sri Lanka on Monday. Nepal lost to hosts Sri Lanka 1-2 in the final. Nepal had taken the lead with a goal from Subhash Ghalan in the

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Dilantha and Armaan win Pro Am championship

Dilantha and Armaan win Pro Am championship

🕔08:41, 5.Dec 2016

India’s racing sensation Armaan Ebrahim and his teammate Dilantha Malagamuwa of Sri Lanka concluded their 2016 racing season in style, winning the Pro Am championship in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Series in Valencia on Sunday. The talented duo also took the

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Smith critical of Maxwell’s disrespect

Smith critical of Maxwell’s disrespect

🕔10:31, 4.Dec 2016

Australia’s captain Steven Smith has criticised Glenn Maxwell and the team leadership group have fined him an undisclosed amount for comments deemed disrespectful to the team’s gloveman and Victoria captain Matthew Wade. In what Smith clearly hoped would be the

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Akram tips Sri Lanka quicks to thrive

Akram tips Sri Lanka quicks to thrive

🕔08:55, 3.Dec 2016

Legendary Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram believes Sri Lanka have a promising crop of fast bowlers, despite their traditional reliance on spin. After spending several hours with the national team’s main established strike bowlers and promising youngsters during a training sessions,

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Brian Vitori’s action reported again

Brian Vitori’s action reported again

🕔08:52, 1.Dec 2016

Zimbabwe’s left-arm fast bowler Brian Vitori has been reported for a suspected illegal action during the tri-series final against Sri Lanka on Sunday, which the hosts lost by six wickets . The match officials handed over their report to the

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Mathews bags Cricketer Of The Year award

Mathews bags Cricketer Of The Year award

🕔06:55, 1.Dec 2016

Sri Lanka cricket captain Angelo Mathews won the Cricketer Of The Year award at the Dialog Cricket Awards in Colombo last night.   Full List: Dialog Cricket Awards 2016 – Award Winners Cricketer of the Year 2015 – Angelo Mathews

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Sri Lanka brace for ‘huge challenge’ in S.Africa

Sri Lanka brace for ‘huge challenge’ in S.Africa

🕔11:24, 30.Nov 2016

Sri Lanka returned home victorious from their Zimbabwe tour but the national coach warned his side faced a “huge challenge” in South Africa next month. Having comfortably beaten Zimbabwe in both Tests in Harare, Sri Lanka also lifted the triangular

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Lakmal and Kulasekara improve in rankings

Lakmal and Kulasekara improve in rankings

🕔21:55, 28.Nov 2016

West Indies captain Jason Holder has shot up in the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for ODI Bowlers and also moved up in the lists for batsmen and all-rounders after a fine show in a One-Day International tri-series in Zimbabwe that Sri

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Mendis, Tharanga steer Sri Lanka to title

Mendis, Tharanga steer Sri Lanka to title

🕔08:42, 28.Nov 2016

Sri Lanka followed a clinical display in the field with steady middle-order batting to chase down 161 with 75 balls to spare and complete a convincing six-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the tri-series final. Kusal Mendis starred with the bat,

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Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka promise riveting final

Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka promise riveting final

🕔10:38, 27.Nov 2016

Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka will fight it out in the Blue Mountain Achilleion Cup final at Bulawayo’s Queens Sports Club this Sunday, six years after their last meeting in a tri-series final which the tourists won by nine wickets. While

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Zimbabwe beat Windies, face Sri Lanka in final

Zimbabwe beat Windies, face Sri Lanka in final

🕔11:23, 26.Nov 2016

Zimbabwe beat West Indies by five runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method in Friday’s rain-affected one-day international to qualify for the triangular series final against Sri Lanka. Tendai Chisoro played a crucial role with bat and ball as Zimbabwe staged a

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Rolton inducted into ICC’s Hall of Fame

Rolton inducted into ICC’s Hall of Fame

🕔09:12, 25.Nov 2016

Former Australia women’s captain Karen Rolton was on Thursday inducted into the ICC’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony during the dinner break on the opening day of the third day/night Test between Australia and South Africa. Rolton was presented

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Shangri-La’s 18-hole golf course opens

Shangri-La’s 18-hole golf course opens

🕔07:00, 25.Nov 2016

Shangri-La’s Golf & Country Club in Hambantota, Sri Lanka, unveils the island’s first resort golf course. Designed by Rodney Wright on a former sapphire mine, the 18-hole course is the first of its kind in Sri Lanka, set within the

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Sri Lanka seal dramatic win over West Indies

Sri Lanka seal dramatic win over West Indies

🕔23:59, 23.Nov 2016

Sri Lanka secured a dramatic one-run victory over West Indies on Wednesday to reach the final of the tri-nation one-day international series in Bulawayo. The contest went down to the last ball of the final over, Windies captain Jason Holder

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Hasini Perera to captain Sri Lanka Women

Hasini Perera to captain Sri Lanka Women

🕔09:02, 23.Nov 2016

Sri Lanka have appointed 21-year-old batter Hasini Perera as the captain of their T20 side for the upcoming Women’s Asia Cup in Thailand. Perera has been chosen ahead of the more experienced Chamari Atapattu, Prasadini Weerakkody and Yashoda Mendis for

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Lakmal fined for throw in Chibhabha’s direction

Lakmal fined for throw in Chibhabha’s direction

🕔15:06, 22.Nov 2016

Sri Lanka fast bowler Suranga Lakmal has been fined 50% of his match fee for an incident involving Zimbabwe opener Chamu Chibhabha during Monday’s washout. According to an ICC release, “Lakmal dangerously threw the ball back at Chibhabha at the

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Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka match abandoned after rain

Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka match abandoned after rain

🕔07:52, 22.Nov 2016

Zimbabwe started the ODI tri-series involving West Indies and Sri Lanka with a disappointing loss to the Lankans before they brought some sense of pride to get a tie – and a thrilling one – against the West Indies. But

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Singapore Grand Prix may not continue

Singapore Grand Prix may not continue

🕔07:43, 21.Nov 2016

The Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix may not continue beyond 2017, after Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone claimed that Singapore does not want to host the race any longer. In an interview with German magazine Auto Motor Und Sport published

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