Gibbs confirms participation in SLPL

Gibbs confirms participation in SLPL

🕔00:08, 20.May 2012

South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs has confirmed that he will be taking part in the upcoming Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) T20 tournament. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had previously announced the involvement of foreign stars in the SLPL, but no

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Bookie claims he paid Sri Lanka cricketer

Bookie claims he paid Sri Lanka cricketer

🕔07:56, 19.May 2012

MUMBAI: Bookie Sonu Yogendra Jalan alias Malad has told the crime branch that he paid Rs 10 crore to a Sri Lankan cricket player for fixing a match. He also mentioned that some Indian cricketers were also involved in match

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Former national lock Thajudeen dies in crash

Former national lock Thajudeen dies in crash

🕔15:06, 17.May 2012

Former S. Thomas’ College deputy skipper, Havelock’s SC skipper (2009) and national player Wasim Thajudeen passed away under tragic circumstances today. According to sources, Wasim had been driving to the airport this morning when he had met with a fatal

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Court prevents MTV from showing games

Court prevents MTV from showing games

🕔12:07, 17.May 2012

The Commercial High Court of Colombo has issued an order preventing any television station in Sri Lanka other than the state owned Rupavahini (SLRC) from telecasting the 2012 Olympic Games. SLRC Chairman Mohan Samaranayake told the Colombo Gazette that the

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Sri Lanka will be tough, warns Whatmore

Sri Lanka will be tough, warns Whatmore

🕔08:26, 17.May 2012

Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore has warned his players they faced a battle on next month’s tour of Sri Lanka, saying the hosts were tough opponents in home conditions. The Australian backed the six uncapped players picked across Pakistan’s Test, one-day

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Both MTV and SLRC given broadcast rights

Both MTV and SLRC given broadcast rights

🕔18:04, 15.May 2012

The Asia Pacific Broadcast Union (ABU), the broadcasting rights distributor in Asia for the London Olympic Games has written to the National Olympic Committee saying both Maharajah Television (MTV) and the state owned Rupavahini have been given rights to broadcast

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Sanath not paid for Toronto event

Sanath not paid for Toronto event

🕔08:46, 15.May 2012

A group of international cricket players say they are still waiting to get paid after participating in a marquee event in Toronto this past weekend. The event took place at Toronto’s Rogers Centre on Saturday afternoon and saw two teams

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Sri Lanka cricket signs up 60 players for 2012

Sri Lanka cricket signs up 60 players for 2012

🕔17:35, 14.May 2012

Sri Lanka cricket today announced that 60 players have been signed up for the year 2012 including five in the top category. The category one contracted players are TM Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardena, Thilan Samaraweera and Lasith Malinga. A

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SLRC and MTV at war over Olympics

SLRC and MTV at war over Olympics

🕔10:08, 13.May 2012

The state owned Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) and the private television channel MTV are at war over the broadcasting rights of the Olympic Games. SLRC Chairman Mohan Samaranayake insists there is documented proof to say that the exclusive broadcasting

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Middlesex sign Malinga for Twenty20

Middlesex sign Malinga for Twenty20

🕔22:38, 10.May 2012

Middlesex have signed Sri Lanka international fast bowler Lasith Malinga for their FLt20 campaign. The 28-year-old right-armer will arrive for the side’s final seven games following Sri Lanka’s one-day and T20 series against Pakistan. Director of cricket Angus Fraser said:

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Lanka seeks foreign players for SLPL

Lanka seeks foreign players for SLPL

🕔22:39, 9.May 2012

Sri Lanka has begun negotiations with foreign cricket boards to invite overseas players for the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament to be held in August, the Sri Lankan Cricket Board said on Wednesday. A Cricket Board member

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Honey traps could be used in World T20, warns ICC

Honey traps could be used in World T20, warns ICC

🕔14:25, 8.May 2012

Officials from the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) of the International Cricket Council (ICC) reportedly met with the Delhi Police Crime branch as part of an ongoing corruption investigation into how potential honey traps could be used to lure players

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Sri Lanka Premier League set for August this year

Sri Lanka Premier League set for August this year

🕔22:21, 7.May 2012

Sri Lanka Cricket has signed a new deal with Somerset Entertainment Ventures to hold the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) in 2012, ESPNcricinfo has learned. The deal was signed on May 5 and the tournament has been tentatively scheduled to

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SLC seeks bids to upgrade venues

SLC seeks bids to upgrade venues

🕔00:22, 3.May 2012

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has called for bids to upgrade some of the cricket venues in time for the T20 cricket world cup. The cricket board is looking at improving facilities at the R. Premadasa stadium, Pallekele cricket stadium and

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Pakistan set for full tour of Sri Lanka

Pakistan set for full tour of Sri Lanka

🕔08:46, 30.Apr 2012

Pakistan are set to tour Sri Lanka for a full series comprising three Tests, five ODIs and two Twenty20 internationals between May 29 and July 13, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has confirmed. Pakistan are scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka

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Lokuge denies claims over Ranatunga sacking

Lokuge denies claims over Ranatunga sacking

🕔13:25, 28.Apr 2012

Former Sports Minister Gamini Lokuge today denied reports that he had sacked Arjuna Ranatunga as chairman of the national cricket board in 2008 over a dispute on national cricketers taking part in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Lokuge, who was

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Philippine Volcanoes beat Sri Lanka in 5 Nations final

Philippine Volcanoes beat Sri Lanka in 5 Nations final

🕔17:05, 21.Apr 2012

The Philippine Volcanoes drew inspiration from the hometown crowd Saturday as they defeated Sri Lanka, 28-18, in the final match of the Asian 5 Nations Division 1 tournament. The Philippines established their offense behind Oli Saunders’ three penalty kicks in the first

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First ever FIA Asia Pacific Zone meeting in Sri Lanka

First ever FIA Asia Pacific Zone meeting in Sri Lanka

🕔14:32, 20.Apr 2012

The Ceylon Motor Sports Club, the representative for the World Governing Body of Motor Sport FIA in Sri Lanka, set yet another milestone in the history of Motor Sports by playing host to the FIA Asia Pacific Zone meeting, which

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IPL chief seeks report on Zinta incident

IPL chief seeks report on Zinta incident

🕔23:26, 19.Apr 2012

Indian Premier League chairman Rajiv Shukla on Thursday said that he has sought a report from the match referee over the incident involving Kings XI Punjab owner Preity Zinta during her side’s IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Mohali.

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IPL will produce butchers: Ranatunga

IPL will produce butchers: Ranatunga

🕔08:42, 19.Apr 2012

Arjuna Ranatunga, who lifted Sri Lanka from minnows of the game to 1996 World Cup champions, was not only an outstanding all-rounder but an astute captain too. Ranatunga, known for his ability to inspire his players as well as his

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