News

This page is updated by cricket fans like you. Register to submit news articles.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Photo
Sri Lanka batting legend Mahela Jayawardene is against the staging of day/night Test cricket, saying that it goes against all the traditions of the game. Cricket's governing body is encouraging countries to organise day/night Tests to make the longer format of the game mo...
WZRD
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Photo
Marvan Atapattu has quit as Sri Lanka coach, the country's cricket board said on Thursday without giving a reason for his decision.
Island Cricket
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Photo
From Sri Lanka, the veteran opener Tillakaratne Dilshan, who is famous for his unorthodox style and the ‘Dil-scoop’, is up for grabs while the Carrom- ball wizard Ajantha Mendis is also interested in representing one of the five sides in the PSL.
WZRD
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Photo
Marvan Atapattu has resigned as Sri Lanka coach, Sri Lanka Cricket has announced. His resignation was accepted by the board. Atapattu had held the position since September last year. Before that, he had worked as batting coach of the team since 2011 and interim head coach for a brief period.
Daniel Alexander
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Photo
Marvan Atapattu has resigned from his position as head coach, the island's cricket board announced today. "Sri Lanka Cricket thanks Mr. Atapattu for his efforts as Head Coach and Batting Coach of the Sri Lanka Cricket Team, and we wish him every success in all his future endeavours."
AmilaSaman
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Photo
Another series, another exceptional individual performance - it's getting to the point where it's not enough to say Mathews is just Sri Lanka's best cricketer; he's among the most valuable in the world. Mathews is more of a consistent run scorer than a stock-piler of hundreds, but even so..
Daniel Alexander
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Photo
After much deliberation, Sri Lanka Cricket's interim committee is likely to retain Galle as a venue for the two-Test series against West Indies in October but has decided to drastically reduce the costs it will incur in hosting the match there, as well as at other venues for the tour.
Daniel Alexander
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Photo
Morecambe all but sealed their status as 2015 Northern League champions in a crushing defeat of Lancaster at Lune Road. Suraj Randiv terrorised the Lancaster batting line-up with figures of 5 for 15 before opener Gareth Pedder blasted an unbeaten 49 to seal an emphatic nine-wicket win.
Jagath Perera
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Photo
Terming Ishant Sharma’s verbal duels with the Sri Lankans a “pathetic display of aggression”, former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi has said Test skipper Virat Kohli needs to control his own belligerence and be a role model for his players.
Jagath Perera
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Photo
It was an assault the likes of which were rarely seen before in ODIs. Sri Lanka were set a competitive 272 to win after a Sachin Tendulkar century in a group match of the 1996 World Cup at the Ferozeshah Kotla. Two men - Sanath Jayasuriya and Romesh Kaluwitharana - made it a no-contest within the fi
Jagath Perera
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Photo
Neither team had a decent opening partnership in the entire series. Leading the way was Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne, who was by far the worst player of the series. With 67 runs in the series, Karunaratne's only significant contribution (46) came in the second innings of the second Test...
Jagath Perera
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Photo
"No matter how big you are, the country must always come first. I'm not blaming Sanga, but SLC. The administrators should have persuaded him to play all three Tests or they ought to have had the courage to omit him. The same thing had happened in the Test series which preceded the one against India
Jagath Perera
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Photo
"Thankfully both at P Sara and here Sri Lanka bowled first. I had a close look at what Rangana Herath was doing. He was building a spell deep into the 20th over. He was just biding his time. Keep the run rate down," Ashwin said.
WZRD
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Photo
Sri Lanka Cricket’s premier fast bowler Lasith Malinga, who during his formative years in the game, struck a purple patch with the cherry, with his deceptive sling action and his toe crushing yorkers, that baffled the crèam of batsmen, in international cricket.
WZRD
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Photo
Sri Lanka trio of Dhammika Prasad (up three places to 22nd), Nuwan Pradeep (up 12 to 57th) and Mathews (up two to 71st) have also all made career-high gains. It was a disappointing Test for Sri Lanka batsmen. However, Angelo Mathews has retained his fifth ranking following his seventh career...
Daniel Alexander