First Upset of the ICC Cricket World Cup Ireland have displayed their consistent upsets in the showpiece tournament once again beating West Indies by 4 wickets in their group match played in Nelson today. This is not the first time Ireland have done this as they beat Pakistan in the 2007 World Cup and England in 2011. Winning the toss and electing bowl first Ireland used the ...

Irish cricket 'arrived' some years ago! 'Ireland has arrived!' is the title of an article I wrote for the Daily News on March 4, 2011. That's almost four years ago. Right now, as I re-post, Ireland is about to beat the once mighty West Indies in its first match of this edition of the Cricket World Cup!I’ve just finished watching Irelandpurposefully and one might even say ...

Allround India sink Pakistan Exactly when India completed their 300 innings, It was indeed an exciting second! Pakistan’s losing streak to India at World Cup encounters extended to 6 matches when they were outclassed by the defending champions by 76 runs at a packed Adelaide Oval today.  In what is billed as the most watched game in the sport’s history, India who elected to ...

Milestones for Kumar Sangakkara Despite a huge defeat for Sri Lanka in the first match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 against New Zealand at the Hagely Oval in Christchurch, fans of Sri Lanka had some satisfaction for waking up early morning as Kumar Sangakkara reaches another milestone in his rich Cricket career. Kumar Sangakkara went passed former Australian captain Ricky Ponting ...

Sri Lanka’s dismal form continues into World Cup Sri Lanka 233 all out in 46.1 ovs. New Zealand won the game one of #CWC15 by 98 runs. Sri Lanka’s dreadful form in the lead-up to the World Cup has continued into the tournament casting doubts on their ability to win the title Down Under. Sri Lanka’s opening game ended in a massive 98 run defeat to Co-hosts New Zealand ...

Sex, Love & Cricket (23+) - ක්‍රිකට් ක්‍රීඩකයකුගේ මඤ්ඤං ආදරය (23+) හෙට, "වැලා" සැලබෙරේට් කොරනා දවසය. අපිත් ඒ කාළේ හොඳ වැලන්ටයින්ලාය. අදත් එහෙම වැල්න්ටයින්ලා ඕනා තරම් ඉන්නවාය. වැල කාරයෝ ගැන ලියන්න ගියොත් පොතක් ලියන්න වෙන නිසා, ඒ කතන්දරේ මෙතනින් නවත්තනවාය. ඒ අස්සේ හෙට ඕවර් 50 හේ කිරිකැට්  වර්ල්ඩ් කප් එකත් පටන් ගන්නවාය. අද මේ දෙකම මාධ්‍යවලින් වවාගෙන කනවාය. උන්ට වැලන්ටයින් සැමරුවත් එකය, නැතත් එකය. වර්ල්ඩ් කප් දින්නත් එකය, කෙල උනත් එකය. ...

ICC approves Chameera’s addition to SL World Cup squad Despite his inexperience, Dushmantha Chameera will come straight into the Sri Lankan World Cup squad © Getty Images The International Cricket Council confirmed today that seamer Dushmantha Chameera will replace the injured Dhammika Prasad in Sri Lanka’s squad for the upcoming World Cup. Prasad was ruled out of the tournament after suffering a fracture to his left hand while trying ...

Trinity take 1st Innings in Drawn encounter   Isipathana College Colombo failed in their attempt to register a 1st innings win at Asgiriya as the hosts Trinity College did not allow such a result to fall through. Despite ending in a draw, Trinity College secured yet another 1st innings win to keep them right on track of the league title for the years 2014/2015. Trinity having won ...

Dhammika Prasad suffers fractured hand Sri Lanka fast bowler Dhammika Prasad has suffered a fracture in his left hand during practices today. The Sri Lankan team had resumed full training in New Zealand today in preparation for the World Cup. Sri Lanka team manager Michael De Zoysa stated that Prasad who was bowling to Tissara Perera in the nets was hit in the arm by a ...

Saeed Ajmal cleared by ICC The International Cricket Council have announced that Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal and Sohag Gazi of Bangladesh can bowl in international cricket once again after their actions were cleared following retests in Chennai. Ajmal, one of the world’s top spinners, had his action reported after the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle in August while off-spinner Gazi was reported after ...

New Cricket Equipment Invented by a Cricket Physio and Coach A new equipment for the game of Cricket has been invented in the hills of Sri Lanka by Physiotherapist Lasantha Bandara Herath and Head Cricket Coach of Trinity College, Kandy Sampath Perera. Daily Sports speaking to Lasantha Bandara Learned that this equipment is different from cricket gears we have seen in the past.This device belongs to the field of ...

1992 உலகக்கிண்ணம் தான் நான் 'பார்த்த' முதலாவது உலகக்கிண்ணம். பார்த்தேன் என்பதை விட பரவசப்பட்ட என்று சொல்வதே மேலும் பொருத்தமானது. இன்று வரை ஏனைய எல்லா உலகக்கிண்ணங்களையும் விட 92 உலகக்கிண்ணம் தான் மிகவும் புதுமையானதும், நேர்த்தியானதும், வண்ணமயமானதும் என்பேன். வர்ண சீருடைகளின் அணி வகுப்பு, எல்லா அணிகளையும் ஒரு சேரப் பார்த்தது, இதுவரை பார்த்திராத அதிரடி துடுப்பாட்டங்கள் என்று அந்த ...

Psychologist Jeremy Snape called again by Sri Lanka Cricket   Sri Lanka Cricket announced that Cricketer turned Psychologist Jeremy Snape has been retained by SLC to assist the Sri Lankan Team in the run-up to the upcoming World Cup. This will be his second stint with the national side after having worked successfully with the team during Sri Lanka’s tour of England were the Lankans won both the Test ...

Sangakkara can inspire Sri Lanka : Viv Richards Former West Indian Great Sri Vivian Richards says that Sri Lanka Wicket Keeper Batsman Kumar Sangakkara can inspire the Sri Lankan Cricket Team at the ICC Cricket World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zeland. Sir Viv in his write up to the ICC website stated that he had been an avid follower of Sri Lanka Cricket ...

Six Sri Lankans to Officiate at the ICC World Cup 2015 Sri Lankan officials Ranjan Madugalla, Roshan Mahanama Kumar Dharmasena, Ranmore Martinez and Ruchira Palliyagurge and Peter Manuel will take part in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be held in Australia and New Zealand next month. Ranjan Madugalla & Roshan Mahanama will be officiating as Match Referees while Kumar Dharmasena, Ranmore Martinez and Ruchira Palliyagurge will take the ...

World Cup History 1 – West Indian Supremacy Raptures the World Stage (1975) The battle between the ball and the willow was revived with the emergence of ODI cricket. Nurutred by test cricket for almost a century, the notion was an invigorating experience and a newborn prospect for the gentlemen’s game. With the growing popularity, the ICC was met with dozens of proposals to organize an ODI competition involving cricket playing nations. It ...

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, ...

Previous Page Next Page