Sri Lanka Dominates Opener Over Bangladesh – Blind Cricket’s T20 Asia Cup  The Sri Lankans got off to an incredible start as they managed to defeat Bangladesh in the second match of the first ever blind cricket’s T20 Asia Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi yesterday.  After dominating the match from the early stages, the Sri Lankans eventually settled for a nine-wicket win against their fellow South Asians.  Winning the ...

Thisara Retires From Test Cricket Sri Lanka’s most destructive allrounder, Thisara Perera has lately decided to set foot on the longer format of the game while continuing to pursue with the limited over formats.  Despite starting his career quite early, the 26-year-old has certainly not been the most promising youngster as far as the longer format is concerned. Understanding this, Thisara Perera had lately sent ...

Regus Extends Support To National Visually Handicapped Cricket Team The Sri Lanka National Visually Handicapped Cricket Team was recently privileged to have been invited by the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) to participate in the first-ever T20 Asia Cup Tournament dedicated to visually handicapped cricketers. The tournament has been scheduled to be held in Kochi, India from 17th to 24th January 2016. The national team, ...

Sangakkara Apologizes For Failing To Deliver Sri Lanka’s finest, Kumar Sangakkara is believed to have apologized to his fellow Hobart Hurricane team mates, failing to make an impact on his return to the Big Bash League. His poor form resulted in an early exit for the Hurricanes as they were nowhere close to the knockouts.  After a horrific start to the tournament, Sangakkara only managed to ...

After comprehensively beating the Ranatunga brothers to be elected as the president of Sri Lanka Cricket, the experienced Thilanga Sumathipala’s fortunes came in handy as he was also named as chief of the Asian Cricket Council with immediate notice. The significance of his selection completely remained in the fact that he was the former president Jayantha Dharmadasa’s replacement. Established ...

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Exceptional Death Bowling Saves New Zealand Despite losing early wickets, the Sri Lankans yet again fought it out until the end before falling 3 runs short from completing their highest ever chase in an international Twenty20 encounter. Credit to exceptional slow death bowling, the home team comprehensively took over proceedings towards the end of the match.  After getting off to a flyer, the Kiwis were slightly ...

Dear Chris GayleI guess you’re kind of sick of seeing your name in the media as of late right? I’m sure you’re thinking that you made a harmless, even flattering comment to Mel McLaughlin and this has sent hysterical women all around the world into a frenzy. Geeze those feminists – always looking for a chance to play the victim ...

Sri Lanka Look To End Tour On High Note Despite losing both the Test and the One Day International series, the Sri Lankans have certainly looked fierce in the last two ODIs, coming quite close but failing to level the series 2-2 in a contest that could have gone either way. Keeping that in mind, the current Twenty20 champions have plenty to prove as they approach the 2-match series ...

Sri Lanka Get Close But Not Close Enough After a rather ordinary bowling performance, the Sri Lankan middle order fought back quite extraordinarily before the disciplined Kiwis held their nerve to complete a comprehensive win to seal the series 3-1 at Mount Maunganui lately.  Martin Guptill yet again muscled his way through to a magnificent century with Ross Taylor and the captain Kane Williamson’s support. Mastering their supporting ...

Sri Lanka Seek To Level Series Followed by a massive confidence boost after dominating the 3rd One Day International, the spirited Sri Lankans would certainly remain quite keen in leveling the series with a victory in the final match tomorrow.  Apart from leveling the series, a win would surely boost up their moral as they go on to the twenty20s quite confidently. Unlike in the ...

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Lankan Lawyers Team Awaits World Cup 2015/16 The Sri Lankan lawyers team is all set with their preparation for the 5th edition of the Lawyers Cricket World Cup in Brisbane, Australia. The tournament will be played from the 29th of December 2015 to the 12 of January 2016.  The 17 member squad led by Manesh Wevita departed to Brisbane yesterday with high hopes in bringing the title back ...

Lankan Squad For The U19 World Cup Under the leadership of Charith Asalanka, the 15 member Sri Lankan squad for the upcoming U19 World Cup was lately announced by the national selectors.  Sri Lankan Squad Kaveen Bandara Salindu Ushan Sammu Ashan – Vice Captain Charith Asalanka – Captain Avishka Fernando Wanidu Hasaranga Kamindu Mendis Charana Nanayakkara Vishard Randika Lahiru Samarakoon Asitha Fernando Lahiru Kumara Jehan Daniel Damitha ...

We are appealing against Kusal’s Suspension – Dayasiri Jayasekera After Kusal Perera’s B Sample test came out positive, a four-year ban is reported to have been implemented by the International Cricket Council despite claiming that the substance was taken unintentionally.   However, the Sri Lankan Cricket board has pledged to support Kusal Perera in all ways to keep him fearless as they remain in contact with the international cricket ...

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