Sangakkara to retire from first-class cricket

Sangakkara to retire from first-class cricket

🕔07:54, 23.May 2017

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says he will retire from first-class cricket after this season. The 39-year-old Surrey batsman, who quit Test cricket in 2015, is fifth in the list of all-time Test run scorers. “You try to fight

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Mumbai Indians beat Pune to win IPL

Mumbai Indians beat Pune to win IPL

🕔07:59, 22.May 2017

A superb final over from Mitchell Johnson saw Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant by one run to win a thrilling Indian Premier League final. With Pune needing 11 runs, Johnson conceded a four off his first ball but then

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Scotland stun Sri Lanka in warm-up game

Scotland stun Sri Lanka in warm-up game

🕔07:56, 22.May 2017

Kyle Coetzer and Matthew Cross hit centuries as Scotland beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in London. Chasing a 50-over target of 287, captain Coetzer made 118, while his opening partner Cross finished unbeaten on 106 in the 42nd over

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Sooriyawewa to get a new lease of life

Sooriyawewa to get a new lease of life

🕔16:06, 21.May 2017

President of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board Thilanga Sumathipala and members of the Executive Committee today (21) undertook an inspection of the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium (MRICS) in Sooriyawewa, Hambanthota. The stadium which had fallen into a state

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Karn, Bumrah carry Mumbai into IPL final

Karn, Bumrah carry Mumbai into IPL final

🕔07:08, 20.May 2017

Karn Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah picked up their best T20 bowling figures on the same day, combining to take 7 for 23 in seven overs to lift Mumbai Indians into their fourth IPL final with a six-wicket win against Kolkata

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Sanath says Malinga can make come back

Sanath says Malinga can make come back

🕔12:28, 19.May 2017

Former Sri Lanka opener and current chairman of selectors, Sanath Jayasuriya, said fast bowler Lasith Malinga will be back to his best very soon. “Being out of form is part of cricket. I’ve never seen a cricketer who has always

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Portraits of Mahela and Kumar at Lord’s Pavilion

Portraits of Mahela and Kumar at Lord’s Pavilion

🕔23:26, 18.May 2017

Portraits of Sri Lanka cricket legends Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara will be unveiled tomorrow by MCC in the Lord’s Pavilion. The paintings will be on display at Lord’s for the first time for the opening day of the Specsavers

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Vaas taking players to the next level

Vaas taking players to the next level

🕔09:09, 18.May 2017

Former Sri Lanka left-arm seamer Chaminda Vaas said someone with a good running technique can become a good fast bowler. “Fast bowling is an art; it’s not only about running and bowling. One needs a lot of strength and agility

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Rahul eyes Sri Lanka series for comeback

Rahul eyes Sri Lanka series for comeback

🕔08:43, 17.May 2017

Injured batsman KL Rahul requires another three months to recuperate from his shoulder surgery and the proposed series against Sri Lanka in August could be his first international assignment on comeback. The shoulder injury, aggravated during the India- Australia series,

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Ashes strike warning over Australia pay row

Ashes strike warning over Australia pay row

🕔08:47, 16.May 2017

Australia’s cricketers union urged a swift resolution to a damaging pay dispute today to avoid any strike disruption to this year’s Ashes series. Cricket Australia last week threatened not to pay contracted players beyond the June 30 expiry of their

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Pakistan win series against West Indies in thriller

Pakistan win series against West Indies in thriller

🕔08:10, 15.May 2017

Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq are retiring on a winning note after Pakistan clinched their first ever test series victory in the Caribbean when they beat West Indies in a thrilling finish to the third test in Dominica. A valiant unbeaten century

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Champions Trophy warm-up matches announced

Champions Trophy warm-up matches announced

🕔11:36, 13.May 2017

With the eighth edition of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 less than three weeks away, the preparations have begun, even as IPL 2017 features some of the stars who look set to dominate the tournament. Six of the eight teams

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Kings XI barely defend 230 to stay alive

Kings XI barely defend 230 to stay alive

🕔08:59, 12.May 2017

A 453-run slugfest – the second-highest aggregate in IPL history – was decided in the final over with Mohit Sharma defending 15 to deny a rampaging Kieron Pollard as Kings XI Punjab lived to fight another day. The odds were

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Singapore play Sri Lanka for WC warm-up

Singapore play Sri Lanka for WC warm-up

🕔09:09, 11.May 2017

Singapore’s indoor cricketers face the challenge of an all-star squad from Sri Lanka as they prepare for September’s World Cup in Dubai. National teams, in the Open, Masters and Under-21 categories, will play a series of six friendly matches against

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BCCI ignores South Africa’s pull-out threat

BCCI ignores South Africa’s pull-out threat

🕔10:01, 10.May 2017

Haroon Lorgat, the chief executive at Cricket South Africa (CSA), wrote a letter to Rahul Johri, the CEO at BCCI, “requesting” the latter to confirm India’s tour of South Africa starting with the Boxing Day Test later this year, following

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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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