Aussies fall to fouth in ODI rankings

For the first time in almost three years Australia is no longer officially cricket's No.1-ranked one-day nation. After the International Cricket Council's annual update of...

Waqar Younis to spearhead Ruhuna Royals

Waqar Younis, former Pakistani right arm fast bowler and widely regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time has been selected...

Bolt wins Gold in men’s 100M

Usain Bolt lived up to all the hype of becoming a "living legend" at the London Games, decisively defending his 100-meter title by beating...

India take ODI series 4-1

Aided by a five-wicket haul from all-rounder Irfan Pathan, India beat Sri Lanka by 20 runs in the fifth one-Day international at Pallekele on...

Sri Lankans harassed Indian fans

Sri Lankan cricket fans at the fourth One Day International (ODI) between India and Sri Lanka at the R. Premadasa Stadium on Tuesday had...

Sanga nominated for ICC people’s choice award

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara has been nominated for the ICC people's choice award together with Sachin Tendulkar, James Anderson, Jacques Kallis and Vernon Philander. Sangakkara won the...

Lorgat appointed special adviser

The Sri Lankan Cricket Board (SLC) Tuesday appointed former International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat as a special adviser to the board. Lorgat,...

Niluka qualifies for the next round

Sri Lanka’s Niluka Karunaratna beat world number 8 Tago Kenichi from Japan during the group stage of the men’s singles badminton event at the...

SLC bans portable horns from matches

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to ban portable horns and hooters from cricket match venues. The ban comes just a day after popular television commentator...

Sangakkara out for four-six weeks

Kumar Sangakkara has been ruled out of cricket for four to six weeks after fracturing his finger during the third ODI against India in...

London Olympics begin with whimsical opening ceremony

In a city that knows how to do ceremony, from hoary rituals formalized in the Middle Ages to celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee last...

SLC looks to rope in former ICC chief

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is close to appointing Haroon Lorgat, the former ICC chief executive, as a consultant to assist the board in revamping...

MTV gets green-light for Olympics

The interim injunction order issued by the Commercial high Court preventing the MTV/MBC media network from broadcasting the Olympics was set aside by the...

ESPN STAR Sports to broadcast SLPL

ESPN STAR Sports, Asia's No. 1 sports content provider, today announced that it has reached a multi-year broadcast rights agreement for exclusive coverage of...

SLC assures credibility of SLPL franchisees

The Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) says it has taken all possible precautions to safeguard the integrity of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL)...

Sri Lanka series chance to assess team – Dhoni

India captain MS Dhoni has said that the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka will help his team assess where they stand at the moment. "It's...

Cricketers put conditions to sign SLPL contracts

National cricketers selected to play in the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) next month will sign the contracts only after the issue over the...

Brett Lee retires from international cricket

Australian fast bowler Brett Lee says he has no regrets after announcing his retirement from international cricket. Lee announced his retirement at a press conference...

Sri Lanka team named for Olympics

The National Olympics Committee today announced the final team to represent Sri Lanka at the London Olympics which begins later this month. According to the...

Jayasuriya among top picks in SLPL

Sanath Jayasuriya, the former Sri Lanka opener, was one of six players to be valued at the maximum price of $35,000 in the local...