Hong Kong Sixes down to eight teams

The Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes next month has been downsized after organisers refrained from going cap in hand to the government’s Mega Events...

Lanka smash Zimbabwe in T20 opener

Ajantha Mendis bettered his own T20 record by taking six wickets for just eight runs as Sri Lanka walloped minnows Zimbabwe by 82 runs...

Jayasuriya tips India, Pak or Sri Lanka to win T20 WC

Former explosive batsman Sanath Jayasuriya believes India, Pakistan or Sri Lanka have the best chance of winning this year’s Twenty20 World Cup, starting from...

Lara meets President Rajapaksa

West Indies cricketing great Brian Lara met President Mahinda Rajapaksa today, the President’s media unit said. Lara, who was is Sri Lanka to attend the...

Sanga sweeps the ICC awards

Former Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara won big at the ICC Cricket Awards in Colombo this evening winning the Cricketer of the year...

India beat Sri Lanka by 26 runs in warm-up game

India defeated Sri Lanka by 26 runs in the 6th warm-up game of the T20 World Cup at the P Sara Oval Stadium in...

New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka confirmed

New Zealand will visit Sri Lanka for a series of two Tests, five one-day internationals and one Twenty20 in October and November. Sri Lanka...

Sri Lanka cruise to nine-wicket win

A collective bowling performance from Sri Lanka and half-centuries by Tillakaratne Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardene made short work of West Indies on the first...

Gayle says Bolt can bowl

West Indies' opening batsman Chris Gayle rates the bowling of fellow Jamaican Usain Bolt and reckons the six-times Olympic gold medallist has what it...

Sri Lanka, Windies to scrap Tests for ODI series

Unable to convince the International Cricket Council (ICC) to provide an exclusive window for the Indian Premier League (IPL), the West Indies Cricket Board...

SLC says no “sex scandal”

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) says investigations have found that there was no  ‘sex scandal’ at the cricket board head office. The five (05) member Disciplinary...

ICC announces umpires, match referees of group stage of T20 WC

The ICC on Sunday announced the names of umpires and match referees who will officiate in the group stage of the Twenty20 World Cup...

FICA to recommend SLPL boycott without bank guarantee

Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) has said it will deter players from taking part in the 2013 Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) unless...

Sub continent drought in ODI rankings

India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have not had the distinction of bagging the top slot in the One Day International (ODI) cricket now for...

Sri Lanka wins bronze at Paralympics

Sri Lanka won a bronze medal at the 2012 Paralympics underway in London. The Paralympics is the Olympic Games for the differently able. Pradeep Sanjaya...

SLC assures improvements in domestic cricket

The Sri Lanka Crocket Board has assured that domestic cricket will be taken to another level. Cricket Board chairman Upali Dharmadasa was quoted in a cricket board...

Uva Next win the SLPL

A marauding Dilshan Munaweera trumped an Angelo Mathews special to launch Uva Next to victory in the SLPL, and a Champions League berth, in...

Aravinda slams SLPL critics

By Easwaran Rutnam   Former Sri Lankan master blaster Aravinda De Silva slammed critics of the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament, insisting that...

Nagenahira to face Uva in SLPL final

The Nagenahira Nagas led by Angelo Mathews will face Uva Next in the final of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) tomorrow. Nagas were to face...

Uva beat Wayamba to reach SLPL final

Jacob Oram shone with the bat and ball as Uva Next defeated Wayamba United by 20 runs, despite a valiant resistance from Azhar Mahmood...