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Sunday, January 25, 2015
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The chief executive of cricket's governing body believes it will be tough for anyone outside the game to fix matches during next month's 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. David Richardson also said on Tuesday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) would clamp down hard on bad..
Daniel Alexander
Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Lahiru Thirimanne, who is leading the side in the absence of the injured Angelo Mathews, said Sri Lanka’s main issue was their bowling in the closing stages of the innings. "Our concern is our death bowling. We bowled the first 35 very good, but not so in the last 15 overs," he said.
Jagath Perera
Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Sri Lanka's irked cricketers finally got their man after Martin Guptill survived one of the more bizarre, elongated innings in the sixth one-day international in Dunedin. The New Zealand opener looked gone twice, but was saved by a technology failure then a highly dubious third umpire's call, before
Jagath Perera
Sunday, January 25, 2015
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News that emerged from New Zealand earlier this week that fast bowler Lasith Malinga might not make it to the ICC Cricket World Cup was alarming. Equally distressing was the team management’s request of a replacement. Angelo Mathews and Marvan Atapattu had wanted Dilhara Fernando to play the..
Daniel Alexander
Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Mahela Jayawardene has been vocal in his criticism of umpiring decisions that have disadvantaged Sri Lanka in this series, and he made his mind known to the umpires twice more on Sunday. The first occasion was in the fourth over, when Sri Lanka were prevented from reviewing a very good lbw shout..
Daniel Alexander
Sunday, January 25, 2015
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The Black Caps clinched another one-day cricket series and are full speed ahead to the World Cup after a crushing Dunedin double against Sri Lanka. Led by a four-wicket haul by Corey Anderson and a miserly spell of spin from Daniel Vettori, in his record 280th ODI for New Zealand, the hosts cruised
Hilal
Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Technical malfunction prevented Sri Lanka from reviewing an lbw decision against Martin Guptill in the fourth over of the sixth ODI in Dunedin, causing significant displeasure among the fielding team.
WZRD
Saturday, January 24, 2015
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The problem cropped even late last year when SLC Chief Executive Ashley de Silva had informed an emergency executive committee meeting that national team’s head coach Marvan Atapattu had demanded the removal of Vaas from the coaching team, saying that the former star left-arm bowler was not...
WZRD
Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Sri Lanka chief cricket selector Sanath Jayasuriya is far from happy the way the national team is preparing itself for the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. "I am not very happy the way things are going out there in New Zealand," Jayasuriya told The Nation yesterday.
Hilal
Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Behind the scenes at a global tournament mostly involves endless meetings, faxes, waiting around, and dealing with fans' and the media's outrage
Hilal