Island Cricket - Home of the Sri Lanka Cricket Fan http://www.islandcricket.lk/rss.xml Home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan en Tharindu excels for Cambrians http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/tharindu-excels-for-cambrians <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/imagefield_default_images/defaultthumbnail.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The captain of the Prince of Wales team and all rounder Tharindu Amarasinghe who bats lefthand and opens batting and bowls right arm off spin has excelled with the bat by scoring 539 runs. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/tharindu-excels-for-cambrians#comments Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:39:37 +0000 Maari 51570 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Wasim Akram's press conference at SLC headquarters http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/wasim-akrams-press-conference-at-slc-headquarters <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/wasim-akrams-press-conference-at-slc-headquarters#comments Angelo Mathews Aravinda de Silva SLC Wasim Akram Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:36:03 +0000 Sujan 51569 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Kamindu leads Sri Lanka youth - Sri Lanka U19 Squad for Asia Cup http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/kamindu-leads-sri-lanka-youth <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/cary9gsumaaphrg.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kamindu Mendis from Richmond College Galle will lead Sri Lanka under 19 youth cricket team in the third edition of the Youth Asia Cup that will be held from 15-23 December in Sri Lanka. Ashen </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/kamindu-leads-sri-lanka-youth#comments Kamindu Mendis Sri Lanka U19 U19 Asia Cup 2016 Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:13:52 +0000 WZRD 51568 at http://www.islandcricket.lk South Africa is going to be a tough challenge - Mathews http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/south-africa-is-going-to-be-tough-challenge-mathews <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/angelo-mathews-1409814863.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “I am confident that my team can do it. We got a good combination where we have five fast bowlers and two experienced spinners and a solid batting order. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/south-africa-is-going-to-be-tough-challenge-mathews#comments Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:54:09 +0000 WZRD 51567 at http://www.islandcricket.lk South Africa conditions the main challenge for Sri Lanka http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/south-africa-conditions-the-main-challenge-for-sri-lanka <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/15419578_1999734790057718_8589684801848455451_o.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has spoken of the challenges his team will face when they take on an in-form Proteas side in their three-Test series later this month. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/south-africa-conditions-the-main-challenge-for-sri-lanka#comments Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:16:00 +0000 Sujan 51566 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Kumar Sangakkara - Man of the Match, Finals, BPL 2016 http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kumar-sangakkara-man-of-the-match-finals-bpl-2016 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kumar-sangakkara-man-of-the-match-finals-bpl-2016#comments Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Kumar Sangakkara Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:26:52 +0000 Sujan 51565 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sangakkara hands Dhaka Dynamites maiden BPL title http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-hands-dhaka-dynamites-maiden-bpl-title <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/dhaka-dynamites-player-sangakkara-3.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Sri Lankan veteran, Kumar Sangakkara was awarded man of the match in the final of the BPL T20 2016 as his side clinched their maiden BPL title. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-hands-dhaka-dynamites-maiden-bpl-title#comments Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Kumar Sangakkara Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:21:37 +0000 Sujan 51564 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Mahela and Sangakkara celebrate BPL 2016 win http://www.islandcricket.lk/albums/photos/srilankacricket/51563 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-imagealbum"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/15337086_1543500249000510_5625409196338970624_n.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/jayawardene-dhaka.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara click selfies with teammates after Dhaka Dynamites beat Rajshahi Kings in the finals to win BPL 2016 trophy. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/albums/photos/srilankacricket/51563#comments Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Kumar Sangakkara Mahela Jayawardena Off the field Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:13:21 +0000 Sujan 51563 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Clinical Sangakkara help Dhaka Dynamites lift BPL 2016 title http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/clinical-sangakkara-help-dhaka-dynamites-lift-bpl-2016-title <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/prv_49b84_1481298854.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lewis came up with a 31-ball-45 while the experienced Sangakkara hit a fighting 36 off 33 to lift Dhaka to a total of 159 for 9. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/clinical-sangakkara-help-dhaka-dynamites-lift-bpl-2016-title#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:52:59 +0000 Maari 51562 at http://www.islandcricket.lk PCB in talks with Sri Lanka, West Indies teams for Pakistan’s tour http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/pcb-in-talks-with-sri-lanka-west-indies-teams-for-pakistan-s-tour <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/pcb_3.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is holding talks with West Indies and Sri Lankan cricket boards to arrange a series in Pakistan in the middle of the next year. “Yes, top PCB officials are engaged </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/pcb-in-talks-with-sri-lanka-west-indies-teams-for-pakistan-s-tour#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:45:15 +0000 WZRD 51561 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Special interview with Wasim Akram http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/special-interview-with-wasim-akram <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/special-interview-with-wasim-akram#comments Kumar Sangakkara Mahela Jayawardena SLC Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:55:28 +0000 Nibraz Ramzan 51560 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Kusal Mendis | Lord's Top 20 Players of 2016 http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kusal-mendis-lords-top-20-players-of-2016 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kusal-mendis-lords-top-20-players-of-2016#comments Kusal Mendis Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:37:51 +0000 Thilly 51559 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Faf could miss Sri Lanka Test http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/faf-could-miss-sri-lanka-test <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/20161209150605.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lawyers for Du Plessis and the ICC, who brought the charge against South Africa&#039;s captain aftercameras spotted a mint in his mouth while he was shining the ball during the second Test againstAust </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/faf-could-miss-sri-lanka-test#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:37:40 +0000 Maari 51558 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Buoyed new look Sri Lanka on 1-month long tour of South Africa http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/buoyed-new-look-sri-lanka-on-1-month-long-tour-of-south-africa <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/20161209150304.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This status raising credentials that must indeed buoy Angelo Mathews and his charges came in the wake of Sri Lanka’s recent sweeping away Test and ODI triumphs against Zimbabwe. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/buoyed-new-look-sri-lanka-on-1-month-long-tour-of-south-africa#comments Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:34:41 +0000 Maari 51557 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Langer named Australian coach for Sri Lanka T20Is http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/langer-named-australian-coach-for-sri-lanka-t20is <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/prv_68a53_1481244748.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Justin Langer, the Western Australian coach, will take over the reins of the national side for Australia&#039;s three-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka in February. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/langer-named-australian-coach-for-sri-lanka-t20is#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:28:33 +0000 Maari 51556 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Most ODI Hundreds in a Year | Sachin, Warner, Sanga... http://www.islandcricket.lk/forum/srilankacricket/most-odi-hundreds-in-year-sachin-warner-sanga <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Who holds the record for most ODI hundreds in a year?<br /> Other than the three names mentioned in the title, any idea which other names feature in this list?</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.islandcricket.lk/forum/srilankacricket/most-odi-hundreds-in-year-sachin-warner-sanga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.islandcricket.lk/forum/srilankacricket/most-odi-hundreds-in-year-sachin-warner-sanga#comments International cricket videos australia david warner Gary Kirsten Hashim Amla india Kumar Sangakkara sachin tendulkar sourav ganguly south africa Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:15:25 +0000 CricketBuffOne 51555 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sri Lanka XI for South Africa tour http://www.islandcricket.lk/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-xi-for-south-africa-tour <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Sri Lanka XI for the First Test of the South African Tour</p> <p> Sri Lanka XI<br /> 1.Dimuth&nbsp;Karunaratne(Batsman)<br /> 2.Kaushal Silva(Batsman)</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.islandcricket.lk/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-xi-for-south-africa-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.islandcricket.lk/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-xi-for-south-africa-tour#comments SLC Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:13:11 +0000 Mr.X 51554 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Comedy at SLC : changed the team manager overnight and failed miserably in a cover up act http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/comedy-at-slc-changed-the-team-manager-overnight-and-failed-miserably-in-cover- <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/2_1.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It was a comedy show yesterday at Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) headquarters when they failed to provide a legitimate answer for removing Team Manager Charith Senanayake and appointing 72 year old ex-cricke </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/comedy-at-slc-changed-the-team-manager-overnight-and-failed-miserably-in-cover-#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:26:42 +0000 AngeloP 51553 at http://www.islandcricket.lk ක්‍රිකට් පිටිය දෙවනක් කරමින් සිංහ පැටවුන් එල්ලකළ යෝධ 6 පාරවල් ටික මෙන්න http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/6 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/6#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:42:45 +0000 Sashjaya 51552 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Kumar Sangakkara with Mustafizur Rahman in BPL http://www.islandcricket.lk/albums/photos/srilankacricket/51551 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-imagealbum"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/14592184_898839106918556_6685095138567389184_n.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/taskk.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dhaka Dynamites teammates Kumar Sangakkara and Mustafizur Rahman during a practice session in BPL 2016. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/albums/photos/srilankacricket/51551#comments Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Kumar Sangakkara On the field Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:45:41 +0000 Sujan 51551 at http://www.islandcricket.lk