Jon Lewis appointed batting coach of Sri Lanka

Former England first class cricketer Jon Lewis has been appointed as the national batting coach of the Sri Lankan Cricket team, stated Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). Lewis, replaces Thilan Samraweera – choice of head coach Chandika Hathurusingha—,who has now been removed from his post as the batting coach for the Sri Lanka team. Before taking over More...

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Ballon d’Or: Luka Modric ends dominance of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric won the 2018 Ballon d’Or, becoming the first player other than Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to claim the award in more than a decade. Modric, 33, won his More...

CCC says unfair play by SLC

In a letter dated 29 November to the Sports Minister Faiszer Musthapha, the Colombo Cricket Club (CCC) has lodged a complaint stating: “Resting National cricketers from participating in the ongoing Premier League More...

Pakistan add Sri Lanka as co-hosts of Asian Emerging Nations Cup after India refuse to travel November 28, 2018 05:53 pm

Pakistan Cricket Board has agreed to co-host the Asian Emerging Nations Cup, which is slated to be held in December, with Sri Lanka after India refused to play in the country citing security concerns. A PCB official More...

Chandimal out of second Test; Suranga Lakmal named captain

Sri Lanka Captain Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the second Test against England in Pallekele. Chandimal suffered a groin injury during the defeat in Galle and will be out for two weeks, which could also More...

Kusal Janith Perera Ruled Out Of Series Against England: Kusal Mendis Called In As Replacement

Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Janith Perera has been ruled out of the One Day series against England. SLC sources said Perera, a middle order batsman, has been advised to rest due to a side strain. He went through a More...

SLC Officially Announces Angelo Mathews And Kusal Mendis Dropped From ODI Series Against England

Sri Lanka Cricket today officially announced that former captain Angelo Mathews and Kusal Mendis have been dropped from the upcoming ODI series against England. Mathews, who was removed from captaincy earlier this More...

“I am a Scapegoat” – Angelo Mathews

Sri Lanka’s sacked skipper Angelo Mathews accused the country’s cricket board Monday of blaming him solely for the island’s humiliating exit from the Asia Cup. The 31-year-old all rounder has threatened More...

Sri Lanka Loses Dhanushka Gunathilake Too: Two Prominent Players Withdraw Even Before The Start Of Asia Cup

Sri Lanka’s opener Dhanushka Gunathilake, who was in cracking form in the domestic T20 league, has withdrawn from Asia Cip due to a lower back injury . Gunathilake who flew to Dubai with the Sri Lankan team More...

One-off T20I: Sri Lanka beat South Africa by three wickets

Sri Lanka defeated South Africa by three wickets in the one-off T20I in Colombo on Tuesday. Lakshan Sandakan led an inspired spin attack (three for 19) to help skittle out South Africa for its lowest-ever T20I total More...