ICC Media Release Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the sixth One-Day International against England in Pallekele on Saturday. Sangakkara was found to have breached Article 2.1.3 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “Showing dissent at an Umpire’s decision during an International Match.” The incident happened at the beginning of the 34th over in Sri Lanka’s innings when Sangakkara got involved in a prolonged discussion with on-field umpire Bruce Oxenford, disputing the umpire’s decision to not allow Sri Lanka to take the batting Powerplay at that time. Two balls later, following the dismissal of Tillakaratne… Read More →
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that at a Selection Committee meeting held, the following selections were made by the National Selectors for the 1st unofficial test against England Lions. 1.Upul Tharanga (Captain) 2.Udara Jayasundara 3.Banuka Rajapaksha 4.Roshen Silva 5.Niroshan Dickwella 6.Madawa Warnapura 7.Danushka Gunathileka 8.Shehan Jayasuriya 9.Chathuranga De Silva 10.P.H.T Kaushal 11.Chathura Randunu 12.Vishwa Fernando 13.Dhammika Prasad 14.Ishan Jayaratne 15.Lahiru Gamage
Match & Practice Schedule Arriving 27th January 2014 1300 on Flight UL504 Date Team Practice venue Side Nets Time 28th January 2014 Lions R. Premadasa 2 Side Wickets 10.00 a.m – 01.00 p.m 29th January 2014 SL “A” Team Emerging Players R. Premadasa 2 Side Wickets 10.00 a.m – 01.00 p.m 29th January 2014 Lions R. Premadasa 2 Side Wickets 02.00 p.m – 05.00 p.m 30th January 2014 Lions R. Premadasa 2 Side Wickets 10.00 a.m – 01.00 p.m 30th January 2014 SL “A” Team Emerging Players R. Premadasa 2 Side Wickets 02.00 p.m – 05.00 p.m 31st January 2014 SL “A” Team Emerging Players R. Premadasa 2 Side Wickets 10.00 a.m – 01.00 p.m 31st January 2014 Lions R. Premadasa… Read More →
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that England Cricket Board has confirmed England Lions ( England ‘A’) will tour Sri Lanka in the early part of 2014. Lions will be playing two 3 day matches and three 4 day matches between 27th January and 2nd March 2014 with the SL “A” Team and the schedule will be announced in due course.