South Africa better prepared than SL and India – Coach South African Cricket team Coach Russell Domingo has said that South Africa will be better prepared and more confident than the finalists of last World Cup India and Sri Lanka. Domingo says that South Africa will have more confidence than India and Sri Lanka because they are coming after beating West Indies 4-1 in the ODI series in South ...

Kulasekara charged for aggressive celebration after dismissing Ronchi Sri Lankan seam bowler Nuwan Kulasekara was reprimanded for aggressive celebration of Luke Ronchi’s dismissal during his team’s seventh ODI against the Black Caps in Wellington last night. After claiming Ronchi’s wicket, Kulasekara aggressively charged direction towards the dismissed batsman, which was considered unacceptable by the match officials. The charge was laid by on-field umpires Chris Gaffaney and Rod Tucker, ...

Sri Lanka Cricket announced today that Former Sri Lankan Fast Bowler Rumesh Ratnayake has been appointed as a Consultant Coach to join the National team currently in New Zealand. Ratnayake, who has played 70 One Day Internationals will be joining the squad from the 4th of February upto the 20th of February. He will be assisting the National Team’s ...

Sri Lanka squad for 3-day Test series against Bangladesh Sri Lanka Cricket National Selectors and the Junior National Selectors picked a 15 man squad for the three-day Youth Test series against Bangladesh under 19s. The squad will be led by Charith Asalanka of Richmond College. Under 19 Squad. 1.      Charith Asalanka (Captain) – Richmond College 2.      Avishka Fernando – St.Sebastian’s College,Moratuwa 3.      Kaveen Bandara – D.S Senanayake College 4.      Shalindu Ushan – Isipathana College 5.      Vishad ...

Rangana Herath returns home Star Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath will miss the seventh and final One Day International match against New Zealand in Wellington on Wednesday. Left-armer Herath will be returning to Sri Lanka to take care of an unwell family member and will be back in the national team camp before the teams World Cup warm-up match against South Africa on ...

Rangana Herath returns back home Star Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath will miss the seventh and final One Day International match against New Zealand in Wellington on Wednesday. Left-armer Herath will be returning to Sri Lanka to take care of an unwell family member and will be back in the national team camp before the teams World Cup warm-up match against South Africa on ...

Colombo Cricket Club beat Chilaw Marians Colombo Cricket Club beat Chilaw Marians by 5 wickets in the Premier League Tournament Group B match played at the CCC Ground. CCC won the toss in the 3-day match and elected to field which seemed to be a good decision as Chilaw Marians were bundled out for just 71 runs. Arosh Janoda was the pick of the bowlers ...

Bangladesh Under 19 win series Bangladesh Under-19s beat Sri Lanka Under-19s by 14 runs in the fifth and final one-dayer on Sunday to seal a remarkable 3-2 series victory. Bangladesh U-19s were trailing 2-0 before winning the final three games of the series. Bangladesh U-19 212/9 Overs 50Nazmul Hasan Shanto 92 Zakir Hasan 42 Asitha Fernando 3/50 Malinga Amarasinghe 3/20 Sri Lanka U-19 198 ...

SL poor showing hands series to NZ Corey Anderson took 4 wickets to help New Zeland defend a par score against Sri Lanka in Dunedin and win the 6th ODI by 120 runs.  Sri Lanka produced another disappointing display to succumb to a big defeat of 120 runs in the hands of New Zealand in the penultimate One Day International of the 7 match series in Dunedin ...

Sammu Ashan’s all round performance in the Inter-School Cricket Tournament match against St. Benedicts College, Colombo -13 gave a huge inning victory to Ananda College. Winning the toss and batting first, Ananda College posted 289 runs on the board. Sahan Archchige top scored with 73 and was ably assited by Sammu Ashan with 65. Nisal Fransisco scored 52. In ...

Chasing in a ODI game is tough. But on the plus side, unlike the side batting first, there’s the advantage of knowing exactly how much you need to get. This is a sword which has the double edge of ‘scoreboard pressure’ as well as ‘certainty of target’. The Uncertain Target Syndrome, when batting first, is what dictates the innings’ velocity. ...

Ronchi Elliott slam SL in the 5th ODI Ronchi slammed a spectacular unbeaten 170 in a record 267-run sixth-wicket stand with Grant Elliott as the Black Caps beat Sri Lanka by 108 runs in the fifth one-day international in Dunedin. Ronchi took 74 balls at University Oval to reach his maiden ODI hundred in the 43rd over, then cut loose in the closing overs as the New ...

Confident Lasith will be ready for WC – Mahela Sri Lanka Star Bowler Lasith Malinga has started bowling in the nets in New Zealand. This was confirmed when Sri Lankan batsman and former captain Mahela Jayawardena wrote on Twitter that Malinga will be ready for the ICC Cricket World Cup starting on the 14th of February 2015. Mahela tweeted today “Lasith started bowling few days ago.So far all ...

The ICC Cricket World Cup is just a month away and people have already started to look forward for the exciting matches between Sri Lanka and its counterparts. The great... Read more » The post Cricket World Cup Fever 2015 appeared first on .

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Warm Up matches A total of 14 warm-up matches will be played from 8 to 13 February in Adelaide, Christchurch, Melbourne and Sydney. Venues include Adelaide Oval, Hagley Oval in Christchurch, the Sydney Cricket Ground and the Melbourne Cricket Ground, all of which are hosting matches in the tournament proper. Warm up matches will also be played at the following non-tournament venues: ...

SL Cricketers for IPL 2015 Sri Lankan Cricketers, who are under National Contracts, will be submitted at the Indian Premier League Auction. In a media release, Sri Lanka Cricket stated that on the recommendation of the National Selectors, the Executive Committee approved the submission of all National Contracted Players for the forthcoming IPL Auction.

SL U19 go up 2-0 in the series against Bangladesh Sri Lanka Cricket U19 Team beat Bangladesh Under 19 by 4 runs in the 2nd One Day Match played at the Colts Cricket Ground. Charith Asalanka’s 68 and Asitha Fernando’s six-for helped Sri Lanka U19 cruise to their second successive win in the five-match series. Sri Lanka U19 – 179-9 in 50 overs Charith Asalanka 68 Vishad Randika 24 ...

Williamson sets up perfect chase for NZ New Zealand managed to tip the balance in the penultimate over of the 4th ODI against Sri Lanka to win in Nelson by 4 wickets. Image :ICC New Zealand took the 4th One Day International to the final overs of the match before Luke Ronchi hit Thisara Perera for 24 runs and beat Sri Lanka by 4 wickets. Sri Lanka ...

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