Island Cricket - Home of the Sri Lanka Cricket Fan http://www.islandcricket.lk/rss.xml Home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan en 1996 : Sri Lanka's twisted inheritance http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/1996-sri-lankas-twisted-inheritance <!-- 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/209093.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"> The sight of Aravinda de Silva, sleeves billowing in the Lahore evening air for an unbeaten 107, taking Sri Lanka through to their maiden World Cup win, even now takes me back to 1996. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/1996-sri-lankas-twisted-inheritance#comments Arjuna Ranatunga Kumar Sangakkara Mahela Jayawardena Mahinda Rajapaksa Mahindananda Aluthgamage Sanath Jayasuriya SLC Wed, 22 Apr 2015 01:45:21 +0000 Sujan 42308 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Spinners Senanayake and Kervezee put Worcestershire in control http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/spinners-sachithra-senanayake-and-alexei-kervezee-put-woorcestershire-in-contro <!-- 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/screenshot100.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 Lankan Senanayake picked up 4 for 50 but it was Kervezee, in a 15 over spell either side of lunch, who was their unlikely hero as he claimed the first Championship wickets of his career as </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/spinners-sachithra-senanayake-and-alexei-kervezee-put-woorcestershire-in-contro#comments Sachithra Senanayake Worcestershire Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:22:19 +0000 WZRD 42306 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sussex left in a spin by Senanayake and Kervezee http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sussex-left-in-spin-by-senanayake-and-kervezee <!-- 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/screenshot099.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"> Sachithra Senanayake and Alexei Kervezee claimed seven wickets in Sussex’s second innings. Senanayake removed Ashar Zaidi, Steve Magoffin, Tymal Mills and Ajmal Shahzad to finish with figures of 4-50. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sussex-left-in-spin-by-senanayake-and-kervezee#comments Sachithra Senanayake Worcestershire Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:18:12 +0000 Jagath Perera 42305 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Dinesh Chandimal Wedding Day Held On May 1st http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/dinesh-chandimal-wedding-day-held-on-may-1st <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/dinesh-chandimal-wedding-day-held-on-may-1st#comments Dinesh Chandimal Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:08:39 +0000 Dharshamal 42302 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sri Lanka accuses ICC of heavy-handed and unlawful conduct http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/422860420/iccs-withholding-of-funds-will-disrupt-cricket-in-sri-lanka <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --><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/icnews/000_del6403764_0.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka accuses ICC of heavy-handed and unlawful conduct" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has expressed its &quot;shock&quot; in a letter to the International Cricket Council (ICC) over the withholding of payments due to them by the game&#39;s global governing body. </p> <p><a href="http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/422860420/iccs-withholding-of-funds-will-disrupt-cricket-in-sri-lanka" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/422860420/iccs-withholding-of-funds-will-disrupt-cricket-in-sri-lanka#comments ICC Kushil Gunasekara Navin Dissanayake Prakash Schaffter Sidath Wettimuny SLC SLC Elections 2015 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:10:32 +0000 Island Cricket 42286 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Probable dates for Pakistan's 2015 tour of Sri Lanka http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/probable-dates-for-pakistans-2015-tour-of-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/192655.31.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"> The tour itinerary, which is close to being confirmed, shows Pakistan will begin their tour with a three-day practice match in Colombo. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/probable-dates-for-pakistans-2015-tour-of-sri-lanka#comments Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:01:46 +0000 Hilal 42301 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Thisara Perera 72 (33) at the SLPL http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/thisara-perera-72-33-slpl <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/thisara-perera-72-33-slpl#comments Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) Thisara Perera Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:24:49 +0000 Praveen De Silva 42300 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Kusal Perera helps Lahiru Thirimanne get his maiden ODI hundred http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kusal-perera-helping-thirimanne-to-get-his-maiden-odi-hundred <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kusal-perera-helping-thirimanne-to-get-his-maiden-odi-hundred#comments Kusal Janith Perera Lahiru Thirimanne Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:17:52 +0000 Praveen De Silva 42299 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Cricket Greatest - Muttiah Muralitharan Documentary http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/cricket-greatest-muttiah-muralitharan-documentary <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/cricket-greatest-muttiah-muralitharan-documentary#comments Muttiah Muralitharan Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:13:01 +0000 Praveen De Silva 42298 at http://www.islandcricket.lk England undone by Muttiah Muralitharan's magic (1998) http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/muttiah-muralitharan-magic-bowling <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/muttiah-muralitharan-magic-bowling#comments Muttiah Muralitharan Sri Lanka in England 1998 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:11:51 +0000 Praveen De Silva 42297 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Day 2, Surrey vs Glamorgan, County Championships, 2015 - Highlights http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/day-2-surrey-vs-glamorgan-county-championships-2015-highlights <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/day-2-surrey-vs-glamorgan-county-championships-2015-highlights#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:05:06 +0000 Viraj Kohlitha 42296 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Day 1, Worcestershire vs Sussex, County Championships, 2015 - Highlights http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/worcestershire-vs-sussex-day-1-highlights <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/worcestershire-vs-sussex-day-1-highlights#comments Sachithra Senanayake Worcestershire Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:18:07 +0000 Viraj Kohlitha 42295 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Thisara with his wife and IPL teammate David Miller at a restaurant http://www.islandcricket.lk/albums/photos/srilankacricket/42294 <!-- 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/cddf9vjukaesgch_1.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"> Thisara Perera with his wife Sherami Perera and team mate David Miller at a restaurant in India during the IPL. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/albums/photos/srilankacricket/42294#comments IPL IPL 2015 Kings XI Punjab Thisara Perera Off the field Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:38:13 +0000 WZRD 42294 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sri Lanka want missing Cricket World Cup payments paid up by ICC http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-want-missing-cricket-world-cup-payments-paid-up-by-icc <!-- 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/srilanka_cricket_board-621x414_0.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 are demanding their World Cup handouts are honoured after the International Cricket Council bosses suspended payments in protest at changes to the island nation&#039;s governance of </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-want-missing-cricket-world-cup-payments-paid-up-by-icc#comments ICC Navin Dissanayake Nishantha Ranatunga Sidath Wettimuny SLC SLC Elections 2015 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:08:44 +0000 WZRD 42293 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Talking spin with the spin king http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/talking-spin-with-the-spin-king <!-- 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/370011.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"> One of the greats, Muttiah Muralitharan is part of the IPL bandwagon donning the role of bowling coach of the Sunrisers Hyderabad. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/talking-spin-with-the-spin-king#comments IPL 2015 Muttiah Muralitharan Sunrisers Hyderabad Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:45:34 +0000 Hilal 42288 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sangakkara talks about his century on Surrey debut http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sangakkara-talks-about-his-century-on-surrey-debut <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sangakkara-talks-about-his-century-on-surrey-debut#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:27:40 +0000 Jehan 42287 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sachithra Senanayake 2/79 vs Sussex, County Championships, 2015 http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sachithra-senanayake-279-vs-sussex-ccc <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sachithra-senanayake-279-vs-sussex-ccc#comments Sachithra Senanayake Worcestershire Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:32:49 +0000 NW 42285 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Kumar Sangakkara 149 vs Glamorgan, County Championships, 2015 http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kumar-sangakkara-149-vs-glamorgan-county-championships-2015 <!-- 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--><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/highlights-of-sangakkaras-century-on-debut-for-surrey#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:54:25 +0000 Hilal 42282 at http://www.islandcricket.lk