Bookie claims he paid Sri Lanka cricketer

MUMBAI: Bookie Sonu Yogendra Jalan alias Malad has told the crime branch that he paid Rs 10 crore to a Sri Lankan cricket player...

Former national lock Thajudeen dies in crash

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...

Court prevents MTV from showing games

The Commercial High Court of Colombo has issued an order preventing any television station in Sri Lanka other than the state owned Rupavahini (SLRC)...

Sri Lanka will be tough, warns Whatmore

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...

Both MTV and SLRC given broadcast rights

The Asia Pacific Broadcast Union (ABU), the broadcasting rights distributor in Asia for the London Olympic Games has written to the National Olympic Committee...

Sanath not paid for Toronto event

A group of international cricket players say they are still waiting to get paid after participating in a marquee event in Toronto this past...

Sri Lanka cricket signs up 60 players for 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...

SLRC and MTV at war over Olympics

The state owned Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) and the private television channel MTV are at war over the broadcasting rights of the Olympic...

Middlesex sign Malinga for Twenty20

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...

Lanka seeks foreign players for SLPL

Sri Lanka has begun negotiations with foreign cricket boards to invite overseas players for the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament to...

Honey traps could be used in World T20, warns ICC

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...

Sri Lanka Premier League set for August this year

Sri Lanka Cricket has signed a new deal with Somerset Entertainment Ventures to hold the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) in 2012, ESPNcricinfo has...

SLC seeks bids to upgrade venues

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...

Pakistan set for full tour of Sri Lanka

Pakistan are set to tour Sri Lanka for a full series comprising three Tests, five ODIs and two Twenty20 internationals between May 29 and...

Lokuge denies claims over Ranatunga sacking

Former Sports Minister Gamini Lokuge today denied reports that he had sacked Arjuna Ranatunga as chairman of the national cricket board in 2008 over...

Philippine Volcanoes beat Sri Lanka in 5 Nations final

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...

First ever FIA Asia Pacific Zone meeting in Sri Lanka

The Ceylon Motor Sports Club, the representative for the World Governing Body of Motor Sport FIA in Sri Lanka, set yet another milestone in...

IPL chief seeks report on Zinta incident

Indian Premier League chairman Rajiv Shukla on Thursday said that he has sought a report from the match referee over the incident involving Kings...

IPL will produce butchers: Ranatunga

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...

Lanka concerned over Mathews’ fitness

Sri Lanka's cricket selectors on Tuesday expressed concern over the fitness of Angelo Mathews, who is currently playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL)...