Island Cricket - Home of the Sri Lanka Cricket Fan http://www.islandcricket.lk/rss.xml Home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan en What's Sri Lanka's strength at the ICC Champions Trophy 2017? http://www.islandcricket.lk/poll/srilankacricket/whats-the-strength-of-srilanka-during-icc-champions-trophy-2017 <!-- 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" /> Batting</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" /> Bowling</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-6cd900418c3306e5655e6db284250ce5" value="form-6cd900418c3306e5655e6db284250ce5" /> <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/whats-the-strength-of-srilanka-during-icc-champions-trophy-2017#comments ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Sat, 24 Sep 2016 16:01:04 +0000 Maari 50664 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Kaushal Silva century hands Sampath Bank crucial win http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/kaushal-silva-century-hands-sampath-bank-crucial-win <!-- 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/13603531_1151418961598334_8878269578291995872_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 Test opener, Kaushal Silva slammed a superb and unbeaten ton as Sampath Bank defeated reigning champions, MAS Active by 36 runs in their 24th Singer-MCA Premier League encounter at De Zoysa </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/kaushal-silva-century-hands-sampath-bank-crucial-win#comments Kaushal Silva Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:19:57 +0000 DDJW 50663 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Class Knock - Mahela Jayawardene 100 vs Canada, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2011 http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/class-knock-mahela-jayawardene-100-not-out-vs-canada-icc-cricket-world-cup- <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/class-knock-mahela-jayawardene-100-not-out-vs-canada-icc-cricket-world-cup-#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Mahela Jayawardena Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:41:22 +0000 LankanPride 50662 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sangakkara receiving his awards at Ada Derana Awards 2016 http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kumar-sangakkara-wins-big-at-ada-derana-awards <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kumar-sangakkara-wins-big-at-ada-derana-awards#comments Kumar Sangakkara Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:24:44 +0000 Daniel Alexander 50661 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Kumar Sangakkara sweeps up major Ada Derana awards http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/kumar-sangakkara-sweeps-up-major-ada-derana-awards <!-- 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/655158h541.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 first ever “Ada Derana Sri Lankan of the Year” Awards ceremony was held on Friday (23) at the Hilton, Colombo. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/kumar-sangakkara-sweeps-up-major-ada-derana-awards#comments Kumar Sangakkara Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:16:22 +0000 Daniel Alexander 50660 at http://www.islandcricket.lk "Nice to have the King back again" - Surrey head coach http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/nice-to-have-the-king-back-again-surrey-head-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/sanga_75.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 Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has signed a new one-year contract with Surrey. The 38-year-old batsman scored 1,039 runs at an average of 49.47 in the County Championship this season. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/nice-to-have-the-king-back-again-surrey-head-coach#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:03:55 +0000 Daniel Alexander 50659 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Dilhara Lokuhettige retires from Test and ODIs http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/dilhara-lokuhettige-retires-from-test-and-odis <!-- 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/0085159j5.png" 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"> “During the 2013 campaign, Angelo Mathews was the captain. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/dilhara-lokuhettige-retires-from-test-and-odis#comments Dilhara Lokuhettige Sat, 24 Sep 2016 06:23:58 +0000 Daniel Alexander 50658 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Nalanda and Mahinda continue strong form in Murali Harmony Cup http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/nalanda-and-mahinda-continue-strong-form-in-murali-harmony-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/img_09721.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"> Nalanda College continued with their impressive early-tournament form with another clinical display on day two of the Murali Harmony Cup 2016, defeating Kaluthara Maha Vidyalaya to remain group leader </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/nalanda-and-mahinda-continue-strong-form-in-murali-harmony-cup#comments Murali Cup Sat, 24 Sep 2016 06:21:51 +0000 Daniel Alexander 50657 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Gunathilaka hits century in MAS Unichela's third successive win http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/third-successive-win-for-mas-unichela <!-- 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/x299a2.png" 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"> Dhanushka Gunatillake hogged the limelight, as he became the third centurion of the tournament when he scored a well compiled 109 in 103 balls, Inclusive of a six and 13 fours and T.M. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/third-successive-win-for-mas-unichela#comments Danushka Gunathilaka Domestic Cricket MCA Premier League Cricket Mercantile Cricket Association Sat, 24 Sep 2016 06:20:31 +0000 Daniel Alexander 50656 at http://www.islandcricket.lk No chances under Mathews' captaincy in national team - Dilhara Lokuhettige http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/no-chances-under-mathews-captaincy-in-national-team-dilhara-lokuhettige <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/no-chances-under-mathews-captaincy-in-national-team-dilhara-lokuhettige#comments Angelo Mathews Dilhara Lokuhettige Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:16:21 +0000 WZRD 50655 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Surrey extend Kumar Sangakkara's contract http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/surrey-extend-kumar-sangakkaras-contract <!-- 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/kumar-sangakkara-surrey-county-championship_3447558.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 resigned with the English county club Surrey on Friday (September 23) for a one-year period. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/surrey-extend-kumar-sangakkaras-contract#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:19:15 +0000 Sujan 50654 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Murali Cup semi-finalists decided http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/murali-cup-2016-seenigama-mahinda-nalanda-and-st-joseph-s-enter-semi-finals <!-- 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/mahela_handing_over_the_man_of_the_match_trophy_to_st._joseph27s_college.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 group stage of the 5th Murali Harmony Cup came to an end as, Seenigama defining all odds made their way along with, Mahinda College, Nalanda College and St. Joseph’s College into the semi-finals. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/murali-cup-2016-seenigama-mahinda-nalanda-and-st-joseph-s-enter-semi-finals#comments Cricket Seenigama Mahinda College Murali Cup Nalanda College St. Joseph's College Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:50:16 +0000 DDJW 50653 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Kumar Sangakkara signs new one-year deal with Surrey http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-agrees-new-surrey-deal <!-- 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/387ada2900000578-3804236-image-a-123_14746437251951.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"> Kumar Sangakkara will return for Surrey next season after agreeing a new one-year contract. The great Sri Lankan batsman will be back at The Oval at the age of 39, his club have announced. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-agrees-new-surrey-deal#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:20:44 +0000 WZRD 50652 at http://www.islandcricket.lk 3rd ODI, Australia Women in Sri Lanka, 2016 - Highlights http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/3rd-odi-australia-women-in-sri-lanka-2016-highlights <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/3rd-odi-australia-women-in-sri-lanka-2016-highlights#comments Australia Women in Sri Lanka 2016 Prasadini Weerakkody Women's Cricket Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:29:19 +0000 WZRD 50651 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Will Sri Lanka win the ICC Champions Trophy 2017? http://www.islandcricket.lk/poll/srilankacricket/will-sri-lanka-win-the-icc-champions-trophy-2017 <!-- 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" /> Yes</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" /> No</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" /> Maybe</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-3331bc0999d023b94cae5ad3c23d8026" value="form-3331bc0999d023b94cae5ad3c23d8026" /> <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/will-sri-lanka-win-the-icc-champions-trophy-2017#comments ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:28:43 +0000 SayuruB 50650 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Sri Lanka v South Africa, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: A look ahead http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-v-south-africa-icc-champions-trophy-2017-look-ahead <!-- 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/76923.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 looks to its youngsters to deliver, while South Africa needs its big guns to fire. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-v-south-africa-icc-champions-trophy-2017-look-ahead#comments ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:26:42 +0000 SayuruB 50649 at http://www.islandcricket.lk India v Sri Lanka, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: A look ahead http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/india-v-sri-lanka-icc-champions-trophy-2017-look-ahead <!-- 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/76962.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 ICC World Cup 2011 final. India v Sri Lanka at Wankhede. It was one of the biggest stages ever in the world of cricket. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/india-v-sri-lanka-icc-champions-trophy-2017-look-ahead#comments ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:24:39 +0000 SayuruB 50648 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Dilanka Maduranga century put Prince of Wales on top http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/dilanka-maduranga-century-put-prince-of-wales-on-top <!-- 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/12719595_1057581474315417_2165334725865674423_o-1068x713.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"> Right-handed batsman Dilanka Maduranga slammed a stunning century for Prince of Wales’ College, Moratuwa in their ‘Singer Trophy’ U19 division 1 cricket encounter against S. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/dilanka-maduranga-century-put-prince-of-wales-on-top#comments Inter-School Cricket Prince of Wales College Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:22:16 +0000 SayuruB 50647 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Dilhara Lokuhettige calls it quits http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/dilhara-lokuhettige-calls-it-quits <!-- 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/2-11-696x459.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"> All-rounder Dilhara Lokuhettige has decided to retire from Tests and ODIs, effective immediately. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/dilhara-lokuhettige-calls-it-quits#comments Dilhara Lokuhettige Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:20:35 +0000 SayuruB 50646 at http://www.islandcricket.lk Dominant Australia Women claim series win in Sri Lanka http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/dominant-australia-women-claim-series-win <!-- 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/gettyimages-464569213.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"> Australian Women continued their dominance in the One-Day International series against Sri Lanka Women with a third consecutive win, this time a nine-wicket victory in Colombo on Friday (September 23) </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/srilankacricket/dominant-australia-women-claim-series-win#comments Australia Women in Sri Lanka 2016 Prasadini Weerakkody Women's Cricket Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:39:39 +0000 WZRD 50645 at http://www.islandcricket.lk