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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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Sri Lanka's reputation had sunk so low before Tests in South Africa in 2011/12, Kepler Wessels urged South Africa to experiment during their visit. "Have you seen Sri Lanka play recently?" he asked in a South African newspaper. "We could beat them with our SA 'A...
Viraj Kohlitha
Monday, July 14, 2014
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Tests conducted by the ICC accredited laboratory in Cardiff has proved that the star spinner had extended his elbow as much as a whopping 43 degrees, way beyond the allowed legal limit of 15 degrees.
Siyadoris
Monday, July 14, 2014
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Sri Lanka ‘A’ players captained by Ashan Priyanjan flew to England yesterday to play 12 one-day games against county teams, England Lions, Ireland and New Zealand ‘A’. The Sri Lankans will be in England until 14th August. Sri Lanka Squad: Ashan Priyanjan (Captain), Kusal Perera...
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 14, 2014
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The first Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa, which starts on Wednesday at the Galle International Stadium will be the twenty third Test to have been played at that iconic ground. Of the twenty two played previously, Sri Lanka have won twelve and lost four.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 14, 2014
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For so much of Mahela Jayawardene's career, his cricket was ruled foremost by instinct. Where other batsmen would avoid playing the pull with a leg trap set, Jayawardene took the field on. Where other captains would formulate exhaustive plans and stand by them through duress..
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 14, 2014
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The Proteas will hope that Test wicketkeeper AB de Villiers will recover from injury in time for the start of the first Test starting on Wednesday in Galle. De Villiers is suffering from a tight right hamstring and was not able to keep wicket during Monday's training session.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 14, 2014
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Striking early with the new ball will be a key modus operandi for the Castle Lager Proteas bowlers in the upcoming two-match test series against Sri Lanka starting in Galle on Wednesday. Proteas allrounder, Vernon Philander, says the attack will have to box-smart in order to be effective...
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 14, 2014
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Sri Lanka Cricket has decided that the cricket loving public be allowed to watch the forthcoming 1st Test Match to be played in Galle from the 16th July 2014 onwards FREE OF CHARGE in the public viewing area.
Viraj Kohlitha
Monday, July 14, 2014
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Retiring batsman Mahela Jayawardene is one of Sri Lanka's greatest with the bat and as captain, Muttiah Muralitharan has said. Murali played 96 Tests alongside Jayawardene - 28 of those under Jayawardene's leadership, from 2006 to 2009. "He is one of the greatest players...
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 14, 2014
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The two-Test series between Sri Lanka and South Africa starts in Galle on Wednesday, with the tourists in with a chance to reclaim their number-one position and the hosts in with a chance of moving into fourth place in the rankings for Test teams.
Island Cricket
Monday, July 14, 2014
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Hashim Amla will make history on Wednesday when he takes the field as South Africa`s first permanent non-white skipper, helming a team in transition after the retirements of Test greats Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis.
Merlin
Monday, July 14, 2014
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Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews hopes his side will be able to carry on their good run in this year, as they take on South Africa in a two-match home Test series starting on Wednesday. Mathews’s personal form has improved since taking charge of the team last February...
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 14, 2014
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Mahela Jayawardene will retire from Test cricket at the conclusion of the series against Pakistan in August, Sri Lanka Cricket has announced. He will continue to be available for ODI cricket only, having also retired from T20 internationals in April this year.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, July 14, 2014
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Ashan Priyanjan named as Captain of the Sri Lanka A team for the tour of England and Ireland, replacing Upul Tharanga who will be part of the National squad for the upcoming South Africa Test series. Kusal Janith Perera appointed as the Vice-Captain of the team.
Daniel Alexander
Sunday, July 13, 2014
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Pakistan cricket team captain Zaheer Abbas Sunday termed Pakistan team a very balanced one for the coming tour of Sri Lanka. Zaheer said inclusion of Younus Khan has definitely boosted Pakistan chances. “He is a maestro and one of the finest middle order batsman country has ever produced...
abcofcric
Sunday, July 13, 2014
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Sri Lanka Cricket for the first time in its history made cash rewards to schools that performed extremely well during the cricket season.This was done considering the amount of work the school coaches and authorities have put into cricket during a season and grooming young talent.
Hilal
Sunday, July 13, 2014
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Former New Zealand opening batsman Mark Greatbatch has picked his nation New Zealand and Sri Lanka as favourites to win cricket's most coveted trophy.
Island Cricket
Sunday, July 13, 2014
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Sri Lanka's cricket authorities decided Sunday to send off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake for intense coaching after the International Cricket Council (ICC) ruled his bowling action illegal and banned him from international matches.
AmilaSaman
Saturday, July 12, 2014
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The ICC has released the findings of the alleged suspect bowling action of Sri Lanka’s off spinner Sachithra Senanayake. The report says the bowler exceeds the ICC permitted levels of 15 degrees. The report says the bowler concerned exceeds the ICC permitted level of the 15 degree bending...
Daniel Alexander