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Monday, February 8, 2016
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Sri Lanka coach Roger Wijesuriya said his side’s impressive win over England left him optimistic about the semi-final. “India is a strong side, a good all-round side,” said Wijesuriya. “We know their strengths. I know Indians play spin well but spin bowling is our stren...
WZRD
Monday, February 8, 2016
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When these T20 teams met most recently, at the 2014 World T20 final, India may have been better-drilled, but Sri Lanka had the cleverer strategy. Sri Lanka were T20's iconoclasts at the time, topping the rankings with wit and versatility, while other teams doubled down on power.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, February 8, 2016
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"Left-arm fast bowler Binura Fernando injured his hamstring when bowling in the nets yesterday. He has been ruled out of the entire series. He will be replaced by Shaminda Eranga", Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal said at the pre-match press conference.
WZRD
Monday, February 8, 2016
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Avishka Fernando hit 95 off 96 balls after Wanidu Hasanranga grabbed three wickets as Sri Lanka entered the semi-finals with an impressive six-wicket win over England.
Cricket Badger
Monday, February 8, 2016
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My MI teammate Lasith Malinga is a proponent of the art and was impressed with me. He taught me how and when to use yorkers. He would tell me how to vary the pace of the yorker and not to be predictable. In fact, I learnt to bowl the slow yorker from him.
Daniel Alexander
Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Malinga Bandara’s star-turn pushed Virgo Super Kings a step closer to the knock-out stages of the Oxigen Masters Champions League, as they beat Capricorn Commanders by 12 runs in Sharjah on Sunday. The two mid-table sides had identical records of won two, lost two, coming into the game.
WZRD
Sunday, February 7, 2016
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The Sri Lankan team who are currently touring India for a three-match T20 series has sought the blessings of Buddhist monks. According to Rajit Fernando, media manager of Sri Lanka team, the blessing ceremony was performed at the head-quarters of Sri Lanka Cricket in Colombo on Saturday...
AyyoSalli
Sunday, February 7, 2016
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The Sri Lanka team touring India now has the blessing of Buddhist monks. The blessing ceremony was performed at Sri Lanka Cricket head-quarter in Colombo on Saturday morning just before the players left for Bandaranaike International Airport.
Cricket Badger
Sunday, February 7, 2016
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It might be a league of retired cricketers but Saqlain Mushtaq is enjoying every bit of his partnership with ‘spin twin’ Muttiah Muralitharan as the two spin wizards are plying their trade for Gemini Arabians in the Masters Champions League T20.
Neil Weerasekara
Sunday, February 7, 2016
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“We are encouraged by what appears to be a new direction coming from the ICC,” said Tony Irish, FICA’s Executive Chairman. “The announcement of a review of its constitution and governance structures with the stated intention that it wishes to avoid potential conflicts of interest and follow best...
Jagath Perera
Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Dinesh Chandimal has an onerous task on hand; to motivate an untested side in international cricket and find ways to compete with the Indians in their backyard and even spring a surprise on the home team. How will the young captain view an Indian side that will not have Virat Kohli in the team?
Jagath Perera
Sunday, February 7, 2016
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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Ashley de Silva is accused of suppressing its employees to his whims and fancies, SLC inside sources revealed. According to the sources, employees who are on contract basis are treated in a different way when renewing their contract...
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