Thisara Perera, Sri Lanka’s Only IPL Buy Out of the 16 member Sri Lankan unit, Thisara Perera was the only Sri Lankan sold for a sum of 1 crore Indian rupees at the Indian Premier League auction held in Bangalore lately. Meanwhile Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga was retained by the franchise Mumbai Indians.  It was quite surprising to see players in the caliber of Mahela Jayawardene ...

Huge Win Shifts Sri Lanka U19 To The Semis Credit to Avishka Fernando’s outstanding knock under pressure, the Sri Lankans cruised to victory dismantling England to confirm their place in the semi finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2016. The important six wicket win has drawn Sri Lanka with their in-form neighbors India.  After a shock defeat against Pakistan, the Sri Lankans came into the quarters with ...

Sri Lanka’s Chances In The ICC World T20 Well and truly the current champions are certainly in with yet another shot at retaining the hard-fought World Twenty20 title in Indian soil in a couple of weeks. However, the absence of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena has unquestionably created a bit of doubt in terms of experience within the squad.  As far as Sri Lanka’s form in the limited ...

Retired Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardena cruised his way to go into the record books as the first player to reach the 100 run mark in the Masters Champions League. His blinder of a knock steered the strikers to a massive 63 run win against the Libra Legends at Sharjah yesterday.  In comparison with his fellow teammates, Mahela was playing another ball ...

Commandos Vs Guardians – Super T20 Final Cruising past the Kurunegala Warriors, Dinesh Chandimal’s Galle Guardians completed a well deserved 6 wicket win to secure their place in the all-important Super T20 final against the Colombo Commandos tomorrow. The semi-finals were held at the R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.  The Warriors only managed to reach 121 at the end of the first innings as a result of ...

In a country that produced the great Muttiah Muralitharan, we’ve certainly seen plenty of revelations throughout the years in terms of both batting and bowling.  Young Kamindu Mendis is yet another unique revelation in terms of his ambidextrous style of spin bowling in the ICC Under 19 World Cup 2016. His ability to effectively use the right and left hand makes ...

Sri Lanka U19 Tastes Defeat Against Pakistan In a contest that went down the wire, the Sri Lankan batsman failed to hold their nerve as Pakistan came on top to secure a comprehensive win by a margin of 23 runs to finish on top of Group B. Hasan Mohsin was considered man of the match for this outstanding contribution with the bat at the Shere Bangla National ...

Dilshan, Sanga To Feature In Maiden PSL (Squads) With just one more day to go, the maiden Pakistan Super League is well set to take off as Islamabad United takes on the Quetta Gladiators at the Dubai International Stadium. Together with T M Dilshan, the in-form Kumar Sangakkara finds themselves in the squads that were lately released by the respective franchises.  Due to the upcoming limited over ...

Lankans Trimmed Down To 16 For IPL Auction With just a couple of days for the much awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, the player entrees were trimmed down to 351 while 16 Sri Lankans were accommodated from a total of 714 cricketers. The auction is scheduled to take place in Bangalore on the 6th of February 2016. Explaining the current short-listed players in depth, it could ...

Asalanka Steers Sri Lanka U19 To The Quarters An impressive batting performance from the skipper Charith Asalanka steered the Sri Lankans to the all important Quarter Finals of the ICC Under 19 World Cup in Bangladesh lately.  Followed by a dominant performance in the 1st match against Canada, the Sri Lankans managed to somehow edge past a hard fought low scoring encounter against the spirited Afghans at ...

Sri Lanka Declared Definite Favorites (ICC U19 World Cup 2016) Continuing their splendid run, team Sri Lanka looks pretty solid after two comprehensive wins in the warm up matches against Nepal and the strong Kiwi Under 19 side in the recent past. Credit to a few individual performances with the bat, they’ve been on top of their game while remaining definite favorites to win this year’s ICC Under 19 ...

Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara was undoubtedly back in form as his masterclass assisted the Sehwag led Gemini Arabians in securing a thumping win against the Libra Legends in the opener of the Masters Champions League at the Dubai International Stadium last night.  Starting off pretty slowly, the commentators considered him a little edgy before they were proved wrong by ...

Seniors Miss Out, Sri Lanka To Rely On Youth (Full Squad) With the seniors missing out due to injury concerns, the Sri Lankan selectors have opted to rely on the youth as we approach the all important three match preparatory  Twenty20 series against India. Quite surprisingly fast bowler Dilhara Fernando has been recalled after a drought of almost four years. Meanwhile, the selectors have decided to leave out skipper Lasith Malinga, ...

Lankan Pair In Doubt For T20s In India With the ICC Twenty20 World Cup on the cards, it’s believed that the selectors would most likely leave out the injured Angelo Mathews and Lasith Malinga ahead of the preparatory 3-match T20 series in India during the month of February.  Making things worse for the Sri Lankans, the injury list further extends with the involvement of Sri Lanka’s most experienced ...

Kohli Excels As India Secure Dominant T20 Win Over Australia During game one of the Twenty20 International match between Australia and India at Adelaide Oval on January 26, 2016 in Adelaide, Australia. After a rather poor performance in the One Day Internationals, the Indians with a superb all around performance registered a commanding win over the mighty Aussies in the first game of the three match Twenty20 series.  Having lost ...

New Zealand tail-ender Mitchell McClenaghan suffered a hairline fracture above his left eye after being hit on the face by a fierce Anwar Ali bouncer in the first One Day International against Pakistan in Wellington lately. McClenaghan is expected to undergo a minor facial surgery on Friday.  The surgery and the damage done to his eye, most likely rules McClenaghan out of the ...

SLC Elite T20 Championship (Squads) The awaited SLC Elite T20 Championship got off to a steady start as the Galle Guardians took on the Colombo Commandos at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo this morning.  After winning the toss and electing to field first, the Commandos managed to restrict the Guardians to a manageable score of 162 for the loss of 6 wickets. The second innings is ...

Vaas Named Ireland Bowling Coach Ahead Of Twenty20 World Cup With the ICC Twenty20 World Cup ahead, the former Sri Lankan bowling coach Chaminda Vaas has been called up for a similar role for Ireland. Vaas was particularly selected for this role by taking his experience into consideration.  Throughout the years, Ireland Cricket has improved drastically as they’ve taken down top opponents but failed to continue thriving as time ...

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