Island Cricket - Home of the Sri Lanka Cricket Fan http://www.islandcricket.lk/rss.xml Home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan en Who should be picked for the second test ? http://www.islandcricket.lk/poll/srilankacricket/who-should-be-picked-for-the-second-test <!-- 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" /> Dhananjaya De Silva</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" /> Roshen Silva</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-cc9dc89bdb190050e61fa3c9d9cca59e" value="form-cc9dc89bdb190050e61fa3c9d9cca59e" /> <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-be-picked-for-the-second-test#comments 2016 test series Srilanka vs Australia Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:14:55 +0000 RyanLouis 49401 at http://www.islandcricket.lk 1st Test, Day 4 - Post Match Press Conference with Graham Ford http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/1st-test-day-4-post-match-press-conference-with-graham-ford <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/1st-test-day-4-post-match-press-conference-with-graham-ford#comments Australia in Sri Lanka 2016 Graham Ford Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:16:52 +0000 AmilaSaman 49400 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sri Lankan turns into left-handed Warnie http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lankan-turns-into-left-handed-warnie <!-- 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/77930ba5adceca908cbc0b860e85ad36.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’S a delivery Shane Warne would have been proud of. Sure, Lakshan Sandakan is a left-armer but the way he spun the ball back so sharply to clean bowl a flabbergasted Joe Burns sent minds racing bac </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lankan-turns-into-left-handed-warnie#comments Lakshan Sandakan Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:52:37 +0000 AmilaSaman 49399 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Who are the favourites to win the Test tomorrow? http://www.islandcricket.lk/poll/srilankacricket/who-are-the-favourites-to-win-the-test-tomorrow <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting-1"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-1-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0-1"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0-1" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> Sri Lanka</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1-1-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1-1"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1-1" name="choice" value="1" class="form-radio" /> Australia</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" /> Rain/Bad light</label> </div> </div> </div> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-1" value="Vote" class="form-submit" /> </div> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-4aef8e0d9782ac1f2968868679d7f44a" value="form-4aef8e0d9782ac1f2968868679d7f44a" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-poll-view-voting-1" value="poll_view_voting" /> </div> </div></form> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/poll/srilankacricket/who-are-the-favourites-to-win-the-test-tomorrow#comments Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:50:22 +0000 Jeewantha 49398 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Amazing Bowling Lakshan Sandakan in Australia Match 2016 http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/amazing-bowling-lakshan-sandakan-in-australia-match-2016 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/amazing-bowling-lakshan-sandakan-in-australia-match-2016#comments Lakshan Sandakan Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:48:22 +0000 Dharshamal 49397 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sri Lanka set to spin out Australia on day five http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-set-to-spin-out-australia-on-day-five <!-- 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/4-17.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"> With the pitch deteriorating, indiscernible Sandakan, dangerous Herath and controlled Perera will be tough to keep out as Australia have successfully chased down 250+ only once in the past decade (310 </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-set-to-spin-out-australia-on-day-five#comments Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:54:21 +0000 DDJW 49396 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Top 10 Highest Ever Individual Scores in First Class Cricket History http://www.islandcricket.lk/forum/srilankacricket/top-10-highest-ever-individual-scores-in-first-class-cricket-history <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>First class cricket&#39;s top 10 highest individual scores are all 400 &amp; above. You probably know the highest/lowest, but do take a look at the others.&nbsp;</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.islandcricket.lk/forum/srilankacricket/top-10-highest-ever-individual-scores-in-first-class-cricket-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.islandcricket.lk/forum/srilankacricket/top-10-highest-ever-individual-scores-in-first-class-cricket-history#comments International cricket videos Archie MacLaren australia Bill Ponsford Brian Lara donald bradman england graeme hick Hanif Mohammad india Pakistan west indies Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:44:55 +0000 CricketBuffOne 49395 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Lakshan Sandakan: Delivery Shane Warne would have been proud of http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/enter-sandakan-mystery-man-the-wonder-full-turning-bowl-for-best-swing <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/enter-sandakan-mystery-man-the-wonder-full-turning-bowl-for-best-swing#comments Australia in Sri Lanka 2016 Lakshan Sandakan Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:33:08 +0000 AmilaSaman 49394 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Nic Pothas named Sri Lanka fielding coach http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/nic-pothas-named-sri-lanka-fielding-coach <!-- 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/142289.3.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"> Former South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Nic Pothas has been appointed Sri Lanka&#039;s fielding coach, and will begin the role on August 8, a board release said. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/nic-pothas-named-sri-lanka-fielding-coach#comments Nic Pothas Thilanga Sumathipala Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:26:36 +0000 WZRD 49393 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Aussie streaker locked up in Sri Lanka says he got drunk, 'messed up' http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/aussie-streaker-locked-up-in-sri-lanka-says-he-got-drunk-messed-up <!-- 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/7667048-3x2-700x4671.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 26-year-old carpenter, who ran onto the Pallekele Stadium’s outfield naked during Tuesday’s first day of play in the first Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka, says he now fears for his saf </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/aussie-streaker-locked-up-in-sri-lanka-says-he-got-drunk-messed-up#comments Australia in Sri Lanka 2016 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:43:27 +0000 Jagath Perera 49392 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sri Lanka take upper hand as Australia wobble in chase http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-take-upper-hand-as-australia-wobble-in-chase <!-- 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/248453.31.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"> Skipper Steve Smith (26) and Adam Voges (nine) guided Australia to 83 for three when bad light forced early tea with the visitors still needing 185 runs to go 1-0 up in the three-match series. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-take-upper-hand-as-australia-wobble-in-chase#comments Australia in Sri Lanka 2016 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:39:22 +0000 Jagath Perera 49391 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Maharoof celebrating his wedding anniversary with his wife http://www.islandcricket.lk/albums/photos/srilankacricket/49390 <!-- 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/ion18.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/poi65.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 odd"> <img src="http://www.islandcricket.lk/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/48o99.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"> Farveez Maharoof and his wife Hasna celebrating their seventh wedding anniversary at a restaurant in Colombo on July 17, 2016. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/albums/photos/srilankacricket/49390#comments Farveez Maharoof Off the field Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:26:58 +0000 Natz 49390 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Australia 83/3 chasing 268 to win against Sri Lanka http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/australia-face-daunting-chase-in-pallekele <!-- 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_do7la.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"> Spinners picked three of Australia&#039;s top order wickets to put Sri Lanka in command of the first test as the tourists, chasing 268 to win reached 83 for three at tea. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/australia-face-daunting-chase-in-pallekele#comments Australia in Sri Lanka 2016 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:02:23 +0000 Ryan 49388 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Starting trouble in Sri Lanka http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/starting-trouble-in-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/2484171.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 current Sri Lankan opening pair of Kaushal Silva and Dimuth Karunaratne has gone past 30 on 16 occasions overseas and only three at home </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/starting-trouble-in-sri-lanka#comments Dimuth Karunaratne Kaushal Silva Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:30:57 +0000 Jeewantha 49389 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Where to from here for Sri Lankan cricket http://www.islandcricket.lk/blogs/srilankacricket/prad-n/where-to-from-here-for-sri-lankan-cricket <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Sri Lankan cricket has reached a low point in its history that has unfortunately set it back a few years when compared to other nations and where their cricket currently stands.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.islandcricket.lk/blogs/srilankacricket/prad-n/where-to-from-here-for-sri-lankan-cricket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.islandcricket.lk/blogs/srilankacricket/prad-n/where-to-from-here-for-sri-lankan-cricket#comments SLC Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:51:17 +0000 prad_n 49387 at http://www.islandcricket.lk 1st Test, Day 3, Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2016 - Highlights http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/1st-test-day-3-sri-lanka-vs-australia-2016-highlights <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/1st-test-day-3-sri-lanka-vs-australia-2016-highlights#comments Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:25:03 +0000 Dharshamal 49386 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Jon Holland to replace injured Steve O'Keefe http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/jon-holland-to-replace-injured-steve-okeefe <!-- 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/1469769607086.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"> Injured Australian left-arm spinner Steve O&#039;Keefe will return home from Sri Lanka and has been replaced by counterpart Jon Holland. O&#039;Keefe was forced out of the attack because of a </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/jon-holland-to-replace-injured-steve-okeefe#comments Australia in Sri Lanka 2016 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 05:32:37 +0000 WZRD 49385 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Nathan Lyon says pitch for run-chase won't worry tourists http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/nathan-lyon-says-pitch-for-run-chase-wont-worry-tourists <!-- 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/14697401049411.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"> Australia will tackle an imposing run chase to win the first Test insisting there are no &quot;demons&quot; in the pitch after being jolted by a fighting century from an emerging Sri Lankan star. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/nathan-lyon-says-pitch-for-run-chase-wont-worry-tourists#comments Australia in Sri Lanka 2016 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 04:53:20 +0000 Jagath Perera 49384 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Day 3, 1st Test, Australia v Sri Lanka, 2016 - Highlights http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/day-3-1st-test-australia-v-sri-lanka-2016-highlights-0 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/day-3-1st-test-australia-v-sri-lanka-2016-highlights-0#comments Australia in Sri Lanka 2016 Kusal Mendis Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:48:04 +0000 Jehan 49383 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Day 3, 1st Test, Australia v Sri Lanka, 2016 - Extended Highlights http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/day-3-1st-test-australia-v-sri-lanka-2016-extended-highlights-0 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/day-3-1st-test-australia-v-sri-lanka-2016-extended-highlights-0#comments Australia in Sri Lanka 2016 Kusal Mendis Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:45:03 +0000 Jehan 49382 at http://www.islandcricket.lk