Mahela joins Lancashire for T20 Blast

Mahela joins Lancashire for T20 Blast

🕔08:29, 9.May 2017

Lancashire have signed experienced Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene for the upcoming T20 Blast campaign. He played for Somerset last season and has since appeared for Karachi Kings and Central Stags in Pakistan and New Zealand’s T20 competitions. The 39-year-old

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BCCI gives green signal for Champions Trophy

BCCI gives green signal for Champions Trophy

🕔08:43, 8.May 2017

The Board of Control for Cricket in India, on Sunday, announced that their team will participate in the ICC Champions Trophy, which will be in England from June 1. The decision was made after a Special General Meeting featuring senior

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Stoinis heading home with injury

Stoinis heading home with injury

🕔07:50, 7.May 2017

Kings XI allrounder Marcus Stoinis is on his way back to Australia after he was ruled out of the remainder of the IPL with a shoulder injury. Stoinis reportedly injured his shoulder diving for a ball while warming-up for Punjab’s

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Aravinda resigns from cricket committee

Aravinda resigns from cricket committee

🕔00:04, 6.May 2017

Sri Lanka Cricket today (5) announced the resignation of the Chairman of its Cricket Committee, Aravinda de Silva with effect from 30th June 2017. De Silva who spearheaded the Cricket Committee of SLC in discussions with SLC President stated that

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SLC pleased with reduction in age-group

SLC pleased with reduction in age-group

🕔09:17, 5.May 2017

Sri Lanka Cricket has said that its drive to reduce the number of bowlers with suspect actions in school and age-group cricket has been a success. The number of reported cases of suspect actions in age-group cricket had reduced from

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Napa Valley Club tames Sri Lanka Lions

Napa Valley Club tames Sri Lanka Lions

🕔08:26, 4.May 2017

The Napa Valley Cricket Club recently kicked off its 2017 season with a comfortable road win over the Sri Lanka Lions, mastering the low and slow wicket in a very low-scoring game at Arroyo Park in Davis. New members buoyed

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Malinga’s fitness in focus for Sri Lanka

Malinga’s fitness in focus for Sri Lanka

🕔11:29, 3.May 2017

Early signs suggest Lasith Malinga will be fit enough to bowl ten overs per match by the time the Champions Trophy rolls around, according to Sri Lanka’s head coach Graham Ford, though he also hinted there was a possibility Malinga

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Mahela says was hurt by World Cup loss

Mahela says was hurt by World Cup loss

🕔08:28, 2.May 2017

It was six years ago this day that Sri Lanka led by Kumar Sangakkara lost to Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led India in the ICC World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and the game’s lone centurion Mahela Jayawardene conceded today

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South Africa, Australia retain top two positions

South Africa, Australia retain top two positions

🕔15:17, 1.May 2017

South Africa and Australia have retained the top two positions on the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team Rankings following the 1 May annual update, but eighth-ranked Pakistan has opened up a nine-point advantage over ninth-ranked the West Indies, which can

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SLC recruits Allan Donald as consultant

SLC recruits Allan Donald as consultant

🕔18:09, 30.Apr 2017

The Sri Lanka cricket board announced the appointment of former top South African bowler Allan Donald as a consultant fast bowling coach for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Donald who is justly considered one of the most prolific pacemen of

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Pakistan eye historic series win

Pakistan eye historic series win

🕔10:55, 30.Apr 2017

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq is expecting his team not fall prey to over-confidence as they seek an historic series-clinching win in the second Test against the West Indies beginning on Sunday at Kensington Oval. Buoyed by a seven-wicket triumph in Jamaica,

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Mathews applauds ‘unbelievable’ Younis

Mathews applauds ‘unbelievable’ Younis

🕔09:49, 29.Apr 2017

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has congratulated Pakistan batsman Younis Khan for becoming the first batsman from his country to score 10,000 Test runs. Younis, who will retire after the ongoing series in West Indies, scaled the milestone during the

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India in doubt for Champions Trophy

India in doubt for Champions Trophy

🕔08:02, 28.Apr 2017

India’s participation in the Champions Trophy is in doubt following a landmark vote by the International Cricket Council that went against the sport’s most powerful nation and means their share of the financial pot from global events will suffer a significant

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BCCI outvoted in ICC, end of Big Three

BCCI outvoted in ICC, end of Big Three

🕔09:12, 27.Apr 2017

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board received a thumping mandate from its full member directors to implement the changes to its constitution (governance) and financial (revenue) structure that were agreed in principle at its quarterly meeting on February 4. At the

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Tsotsobe charged with match fixing

Tsotsobe charged with match fixing

🕔07:56, 26.Apr 2017

Former South Africa bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe has been charged with match fixing and has been suspended immediately after a lengthy investigation, Cricket South Africa said on Monday. The 33-year-old, who played five tests and 61 One Day Internationals but has

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Mathews happy with selection for UK tour

Mathews happy with selection for UK tour

🕔09:25, 25.Apr 2017

Sri Lanka cricket captain Angelo Mathews said he was satisfied with the team picked for the ICC Champions trophy to be played in England in June. Mathews said the team will prepare ahead of the England tour through a training

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New Zealand names squad for Champions Trophy

New Zealand names squad for Champions Trophy

🕔07:35, 24.Apr 2017

Fast bowlers Adam Milne and Mitchell McClenaghan and all-rounder Corey Anderson have been re-called to the New Zealand one-day cricket squad for the Champions Trophy in England in June. Hampered by several injuries, Central Districts right-armer Milne and Auckland left-armer

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Pakistan make changes for Women’s World Cup

Pakistan make changes for Women’s World Cup

🕔07:30, 23.Apr 2017

Pakistan Women have rung in the changes, starting from a new coach, for their Women’s World Cup 2017 campaign. Sabih Azhar, who played first-class cricket in the 1980s and ’90s, replaced Kabir Khan, the former Test player and Afghanistan men’s

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Aussies out to increase Lankan pain

Aussies out to increase Lankan pain

🕔21:14, 22.Apr 2017

The Under 19s have already secured the Youth ODI series ahead of Sunday’s final match but want a big finish in Hobart Australia’s Under 19s have already sealed their one-day series against Sri Lanka, but there will be no let-up

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South Africa names Champions Trophy squad

South Africa names Champions Trophy squad

🕔09:20, 21.Apr 2017

Cricket South Africa has announced 15-man squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 on Thursday (April 20). AB deVilliers will lead the team. South Africa is slotted in Group B with India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It begins its campaign against Sri

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