Island Cricket - Home of the Sri Lanka Cricket Fan http://www.islandcricket.lk/rss.xml Home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan en Lankan World Cup plans go awry in NZ http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/lankan-world-cup-plans-go-awry-in-nz <!-- 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/ronchi-and-elliott1.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 choice of picking Dimuth Karunaratne as opening partner to Dilshan proved to be a wrong move as he failed to live upto what was required of him in that position. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/lankan-world-cup-plans-go-awry-in-nz#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Sanath Jayasuriya SLC Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:40:29 +0000 Jagath Perera 40530 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Roshan Mahanama and His Wife Posing With Cricket World Cup 1996 http://www.islandcricket.lk/albums/photos/srilankacricket/40529 <!-- 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/10906230_830845116989310_376148330938703075_n.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"> Roshan Mahanama and His Wife Posing With Cricket World Cup 1996 </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/albums/photos/srilankacricket/40529#comments 1996 World Cup Roshan Mahanama Off the field Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:42:01 +0000 NW 40529 at http://www.islandcricket.lk ICC Ready to Tackle Corruption - CEO Dave Richardson http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/icc-ready-to-tackle-corruption-ceo-dave-richardson <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/icc-ready-to-tackle-corruption-ceo-dave-richardson#comments ICC ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:34:09 +0000 Viraj Kohlitha 40528 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Raina to be investigated by Sri Lanka Cricket http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/raina-to-be-investigated-by-sri-lanka-cricket <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/raina-to-be-investigated-by-sri-lanka-cricket#comments Match Fixing Allegations SLC Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:29:59 +0000 Viraj Kohlitha 40527 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Who should replace Jeevan Mendis in WC squad? http://www.islandcricket.lk/poll/srilankacricket/who-should-replace-jeevan-mendis-in-wc-squad <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> Sekkuge Prasanna</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1" name="choice" value="1" class="form-radio" /> Upul Tharanga</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2" name="choice" value="2" class="form-radio" /> Kusal Janith</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3" name="choice" value="3" class="form-radio" /> Shaminda Eranga</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4" name="choice" value="4" class="form-radio" /> Dushmantha Chameera</label> </div> </div> </div> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote" value="Vote" class="form-submit" /> </div> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-506d2d1266d194f364e29c96bee842ea" value="form-506d2d1266d194f364e29c96bee842ea" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-poll-view-voting" value="poll_view_voting" /> </div> </div></form> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/poll/srilankacricket/who-should-replace-jeevan-mendis-in-wc-squad#comments Sanath Jayasuriya Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:14:44 +0000 Madura 40526 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Don't write off Sri Lanka just yet http://www.islandcricket.lk/opinion/editorial/40516013015 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-ic-news-photo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/editorial/000_was8893261.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Don&#039;t write off Sri Lanka just yet" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>World Cups bring the best out of Sri Lanka, and given that this will be the final World Cup appearance for Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, they will not go down without a fight. Don&#39;t write them off just yet. </p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/opinion/editorial/40516013015#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Sanath Jayasuriya SLC Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:02:29 +0000 Island Cricket 40516 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Jeevan Mendis to be replaced from WC squad? http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/will-jeevan-mendis-be-replaced-from-wc-squad <!-- 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/1186497228three1.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"> Injuries of three players in Sri Lanka’s World Cup squad will be assessed today before deciding whether replacements should be sought from the ICC Technical Committee. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/will-jeevan-mendis-be-replaced-from-wc-squad#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Jeevan Mendis Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:12:51 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 40525 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Mahela's Unlikely Partner - The Laptop Spectator http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/mahelas-unlikely-partner-the-laptop-spectator <!-- 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/71121.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 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup will be the last world cup for many of Sri Lanka&#039;s recent legends. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/mahelas-unlikely-partner-the-laptop-spectator#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Mahela Jayawardena Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:12:45 +0000 WZRD 40524 at http://www.islandcricket.lk The last of Sanga http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/the-last-of-sanga <!-- 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/san_41.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"> Kumar Sangakkara&#039;s stellar ODI career is approaching its final denouement. He has already played his last ODI in Sri Lanka. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/the-last-of-sanga#comments Kumar Sangakkara Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:32:30 +0000 Daniel Alexander 40523 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Premier League round-up: Denuwan, Kosala steer Moors SC http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/denuwan-kosala-steer-moors-sc <!-- 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/dsc_0024-300x2911.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Denuwan Rajakaruna cracked a 143 2ith 15 boundaries and five sixes as along with Kosala Kulasekera put on a 103 runs partnership for the seventh to steer Moors SC taking first lease of the wicket make </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/denuwan-kosala-steer-moors-sc#comments Chilaw Marians Kosala Kulasekera Moors SC Premier League First-Class Tournament 2015 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:26:28 +0000 WZRD 40522 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Watch out for these guys at the 2015 World Cup http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/watch-out-for-these-guys-at-the-2015-world-cup <!-- 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/000-hkg10139094-jpg_052006.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"> Meet the key players ahead of the 2015 Cricket World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/watch-out-for-these-guys-at-the-2015-world-cup#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Kumar Sangakkara Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:41:28 +0000 Mohenesh 40521 at http://www.islandcricket.lk On This Day - 31st January http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/on-this-day-31st-january <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/on-this-day-31st-january#comments Muttiah Muralitharan Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:31:54 +0000 Mohenesh 40520 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Light at the End of the Tunnel http://www.islandcricket.lk/blogs/srilankacricket/kazsa/light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>&ldquo;Is there light at the end of the tunnel?&rdquo; That is the million dollar question on every Sri Lankan cricket fans mind just a few weeks before the World cup 2015.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/blogs/srilankacricket/kazsa/light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel#comments Angelo Mathews ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Kumar Sangakkara Lasith Malinga Mahela Jayawardena SLC Tillakaratne Dilshan Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:03:17 +0000 KaZsa 40519 at http://www.islandcricket.lk If Dimuth plays in the final WC XI, what batting position is ideal for him? http://www.islandcricket.lk/poll/srilankacricket/if-dimuth-is-going-to-playing-in-the-wc-xi-what-batting-position-is-most-suited <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting-1"> <div><div class="poll"> <div 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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"> At an indoor academy in Kabul, Afghanistan&#039;s cricketers are training hard for their debut in the upcoming World Cup tournament in Australia and New Zealand next month. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/afghanistan-prepare-for-dream-world-cup-debut#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:49:59 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 40517 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sri Lanka imposes hefty tax on Rajapaksa family-run sports channel http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-imposes-hefty-tax-on-rajapaksa-family-run-sports-channel <!-- 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/csn1.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’s new government has slapped a one-time tax of LKR100 crore (about Rs. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-imposes-hefty-tax-on-rajapaksa-family-run-sports-channel#comments Mahinda Rajapaksa Nishantha Ranatunga SLC Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:26:51 +0000 Gavin 40515 at http://www.islandcricket.lk World Cup Cricket's Best Hope: Team Afghanistan http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/world-cup-crickets-best-hope-team-afghanistan <!-- 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/kabuls-squad_11.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"> Sport is war minus the shooting. So said George Orwell. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/world-cup-crickets-best-hope-team-afghanistan#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:05:34 +0000 Gavin 40514 at http://www.islandcricket.lk ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Global Trophy Tour http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/icc-cricket-world-cup-2015-global-trophy-tour <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/icc-cricket-world-cup-2015-global-trophy-tour#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:05:32 +0000 Viraj Kohlitha 40513 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Nuwan Kulasekara's offensive send off for Luke Ronchi http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/nuwan-kulasekaras-offensive-send-off-of-luke-ronchi <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/nuwan-kulasekaras-offensive-send-off-of-luke-ronchi#comments Nuwan Kulasekara Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:35:32 +0000 Viraj Kohlitha 40512 at http://www.islandcricket.lk World Cup of 'High Noon' Promise: Sri Lanka into Last Minute Rhythm http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/world-cup-of-high-noon-promise-sri-lanka-into-last-minute-rhythm <!-- 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/10959411_1573583476193352_149464523580914770_n_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"> The pre-world cup countdown ‘name of the game’ being all about fruition, Sri Lanka climaxing a disastrous 7- match ODI tour with a combinatively effective culminating match against New Zealand </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/world-cup-of-high-noon-promise-sri-lanka-into-last-minute-rhythm#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:19:04 +0000 WZRD 40511 at http://www.islandcricket.lk