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...

Sri Lanka name 56 foreign players for SLPL

Sri Lanka Cricket has named 56 foreign players who will play in the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League. There are no India or England...

Afridi, Gayle international icons for SLPL

West Indies opener Chris Gayle and Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi have been named the two international icon players in the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier...

Sachin rested for Sri Lanka tour

Sachin Tendulkar has been rested from the 5-match ODI series against Sri Lanka starting on July 21. Ravindra Jadeja, who failed to impress during...

Sanga breaks records against Pakistan

Kumar Sangakkara on Tuesday broke multiple records against Pakistan during the fourth day of the second Test match at the SSC grounds in the...

India team for Sri Lanka to be picked on July 4

The Indian cricket team for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, to play five ODIs and a lone Twenty20 International against the hosts, will...

Missing 200 ‘part of game’ says Sanga

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara left the ground fuming after being stranded on an unbeaten 199 during the first Test against Pakistan in Galle on Saturday. The...

Lanka warns life ban on doping sportsmen

Sri Lankan Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has warned sportsmen with strict punishment, including life ban on those found guilty of doping. Aluthgamage said coaches and...

Sri Lanka squad for first Test announced

Allrounder Thisara Perera and fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara have been included in Sri Lanka's 15-man squad for the first Test against Pakistan. Allrounder Jeevan...

Mathews helps Sri Lanka clinch thriller

Angelo Mathews stroked an unbeaten 76 balls 80 to guide Sri Lanka to a two wicket victory over Pakistan with two balls to spare...

Sri Lanka sets $3 mn floor price for T20 league franchises

The cash-strapped Sri Lanka Cricket board (SLC) has set a floor price of $3 million for the T20 league franchises, a paltry amount compared...

Perera hat-trick inspires unlikely Sri Lanka victory

All-rounder Thisara Perera registered a rare hat-trick to lead Sri Lanka to an unlikely 44-run win over Pakistan in the fourth one-day international on Saturday. The visitors, chasing 244...

Namal wants to shift Asian beach events to Mullaitivu

The former rebel held town of Mullaitivu will host the beach events of the Asian Youth Games in 2017, the Sri Lanka Tourist Board...

No Indians in Sri Lanka Premier League

The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has once again 'rejected' Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) appeal to let Indian stars play in the inaugural Sri Lanka...

Hambantota to host Asian Youth Games

Sri Lanka's southern port town of Hambantota has been chosen as the host city of the third Asian Youth Games in 2017. This was announced...

Third Lanka-Pakistan ODI abandoned due to rain

The third one-day international between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was abandoned due to rain in Colombo on Wednesday. Pakistan were 12-2 off 6.2 overs after...

Chinese runner gives his shoes to barefooted Lankan

Sportsmanship was displayed at the ongoing 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships when a young Chinese walker presented his new pair of shoes to a...