Colts Cricket Club win Premier Limited Over Tournament. The Premier Limited over Club Cricket Tournament Final was played between Colts Cricket Club and Sinhalese Sports Club at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Winning the toss SSC skipper Thilina Kandamby elected to field first. CCC scored 251 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in their allotted 50 overs. Bhanuka Rajapaksa top scored with 80 runs off ...

Afridi to retire from ODIs after World Cup Pakistani start all-rounder Shahid Afridi announced that he will quit playing One Day Internationals after the World Cup next year. Speaking at a press conference today, the right hander stated that he will focus on T20 Internationals hoping to feature for Pakistan at the 2016 World T20 in India. The 34 year old said: “I am the first Pakistan player to ...

Sri Lanka’s key one-day bowler Lasith Malinga will in all probability return to play international cricket towards the tailend of the seven match one-day international series in New Zealand. Malinga underwent surgery on a troubled ankle and is currently recuperating. He missed the last two ODI series against India and England. “Malinga is still recovering from surgery and everything is ...

Search for WC opener to continue in NZ Sri Lanka has not abandoned their search for an opening partner to Tillakaratne Dilshan in the upcoming World Cup as they will be using the two-Test series in New Zealand to try and fill that slot. Although they have Mahela Jayawardene as an option Sri Lanka are still keen to find a ...

Thirimanne and Eranga shine on Day 1 in NZ Sri Lanka kicked off their New Zealand series with a two-day practise match at against the New Zealand Chairman’s XI at Queenstown Events Centre today. Sri Lankans team captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat first this morning. The visitors declared the first innings on 173 for 9 with Lahiru Thirimanne top scoring with 49. Prasanna Jayawardena ...

Toulon Signs All Black Ma’a Nonu The mass exodus of experienced All Blacks players has begun with Dan Carter being joined in France by Ma’a Nonu post Rugby World Cup 2015. Nonu will join the other superstars at Toulon. Which other All Blacks will head overseas after Rugby World Cup 2015? There are plenty of the experienced All Blacks who are over 30 years old and ...

New Zealand name squad for Sri Lanka Test Blackcaps captain Brendon McCullum will revert to his customary middle-order batting position for the Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. McCullum opened the batting in all three Tests during the recent series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, scoring a double-century in the final match at Sharjah. However, New Zealand Cricket’s GM National Selection ...

England name final squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Eoin Morgan announced as England ODI captain for Cricket World Cup and Tri-Series against Australia and India in January. England selectors today announced a 15-man squad for the tri-series against Australia and India next month and the ICC Cricket World Cup. Selectors have made three changes to the one-day squad that lost 5-2 to Sri Lanka earlier this month. ...

Mahela, Dilshan and Malinga for CPL 2015 Sri Lankan cricket stars, Mahela Jayawardene, Tilakaratne Dilshan and Lasith Malinga, have been added to the pool of international players to feature in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) draft which is set to take place in early 2015, organisers reported Friday. The three will join other top class T20 international players including South African all-rounder, Jacques Kallis, for the ...

Henry Five-for Subdues Pakistan New Zealand seals series 3-2 with 68-run win over Pakistan after Williamson, Taylor masterclass. With the top order misfiring, Pakistan’s middle order has been tested during the five-match One-Day International series against New Zealand. On Friday (December 16) in Abu Dhabi, Pakistan was 38 for 3 and it was Ahmed Shehzad (54) and Haris Sohail (65) who faced a ...

Morgan reportedly set to replace Cook With the ICC Cricket World Cup fast approaching, Alastair Cook has reportedly been removed as England one-day captain and replaced by Eoin Morgan. Cook has averaged only 27.52 in his last 20 one-dayers and his dumping comes on the back of a 5-2 ODI series defeat to Sri Lanka. He said during that series he would not resign, but ...

Sri Lankan cricketers arrive in New Zealand 3 News The Sri Lankan cricketers have arrived in New Zealand for their Test and one-day series against the Black Caps. Sri Lankan star Kumar Sangakkara and his family arrived at Christchurch Airport looking like they were here for an extended stay – that’s because they are. With two Tests and seven one-dayers against the Black Caps, followed by ...

Opening events announced for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will launch in spectacular fashion with opening events in both Melbourne and Christchurch on 12 February 2015. Both events will be free and open to the public. The Melbourne celebration will involve World Cup players and legends, cultural and music performances, a spectacular fireworks display and a yet to be revealed “special moment”. ...

Lord’s to host 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup Final Lord’s has been chosen to host the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup Final and the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup Final. Lord’s will also host two Test matches and the One Day Cup Final each year in 2017 and 2018 and 2019, and a One Day International in both 2017 and 2018. The announcement comes after the England & ...

Senanayake achieves career-best ICC ranking England’s Joe Root and Sachithra Senanayake of Sri Lanka have achieved career-best rankings in the latest International Cricket Council One Day International Player Rankings following the conclusion of the seven-match series, which Sri Lanka won by 5-2. Root finished the series as the second leading run-getter with 367 runs for which he has been rewarded with a jump 14 ...

TBT – Mahela, the magician in ’07 World Cup Semi-Final By ICC Sri Lanka faced New Zealand in the 2007 World Cup Semi-Final. The occasion provided Mahela Jayawardena, the captain, with the perfect canvas to paint one of his best innings in a World Cup. Sri Lanka entered the Super Eights with three comprehensive wins in Group B. The ones against Bermuda and Bangladesh were on expected lines, but ...

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said that his team had to play out of their skin ton come out of the 0-5 drubbing they received at the hands of India to beat England pretty convincingly by a 5-2 margin in the seven-match one-day international series concluded at the R Premadasa Stadium on Tuesday. Sri Lanka thrashed England by 87 runs ...

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