The Sri Lanka team off to an auspicious start with the blessing of the Triple Gem at the Sri Dalada Maligawa joined by President SLC Hon. Thilanga Sumathipala and ICC Chief Executive David Richardson.
SLC takes yet another step toward the future. Heads toward complete augmentation of all Stadia. Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to inform you that subsequent to due diligence and stringent evaluation, it has awarded the tender for the Automation of Ticketing and related Services to BookMyShow.com. Book My Show is India’s ‘biggest online movie, sports and events ticketing brand’ and is the ticketing partner of BCCI, the ICC World T20 (2014, 2016), the IPL, the Indian Super League and F1 India amongst other partners. BTP enjoys 90% of the market share for online ticketing and related services in India, and has managed the ticketing for over 1500 sporting events. Under the contract, Book My Show will manage the automation of,… Read More →
SLC Announces its Test Squad ahead of the Murali-Warne Test Trophy. Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce the following Test Squad as approved by the Hon. Minister of Sports for the Murali-Warne Test Series. Squad: 1.) Angelo Mathews (C) 2.) Dinesh Chandimal (VC) 3.) Dimuth Karunarathna 4.) Kaushal Silva 5.) Kusal Janith Perera 6.) Kusal Mendis 7.) Dhananjaya de Silva 8.) Roshane Silva 9.) Nuwan Pradeep Fernando 10.)Vishva Fernando 11.)Asitha Fernando 12.)Rangana Herath 13.)Dilruwan Perera 14.)Lakshan Sandakan 15.)Suranga Lakmal
15 member team departs for South Africa for a 7 One-Day, 2 Youth Test Series. Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased announce the following 15 member squad approved by the Hon. Minister of Sports for the Sri Lanka Development Squad tour of South Africa 2016. 1.) Romesh Buddhika (C) 2.) Hashan Duminda 3.) Pabasara Waduge 4.) Sandun Weerakkody 5.) Lahiru Milantha 6.) Sadheera Samarawickrema 7.) Angelo Jayasinghe 8.) Piyamal Perera 9.) Kasun Madushanka 10.)Shehan Madushanka 11.)Anuk Fernando 12.)Akila Dananjaya 13.)Sanjaya Chathuranga 14.)Amila Aponso 15.)Kesan Wijeyrathna TOUR ITINERARY July 2016 Wed 27 – 1st One Day Match vs South Africa Emerging Groenkloof Pretoria Fri 29 – 2nd One Day Match vs USSA Groenkloof Pretoria August 2016 Tue 02 – 3rd One Day… Read More →
Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce the following selection for the 3-day Warm up game against Australia at the P. Sara Stadium on the 18th – 20th of July. Selected Team for Practice 3 Day game against Australia Madawa Warnapura, Osanda Fernando, Manoj Sarathchandra (Wk), Asela Gunarathna, Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardana (C). Dasun Shanaka, Chathuranga Silva, Nisala Tharaka, Vimukthi Perera, Dilhara Fernando. STAND BYS: Lasith Embuldeniya, Chamika Karunarathna
Sri Lanka Youth Under 19 leaves for UK on a high after winning the inaugural Gamini Dissanayaka Challenge Trophy. President SLC advises the junior players on the country’s expectations, urges them to not forget their duty to their parents, their schools and the Nation. Sri Lanka’s youth Under 19 team departed for their tour of UK in the early hours of the morning, a few days after the victorious culmination of the inaugural Gamini Dissanayaka Challenge Trophy bilateral tournament between Sri Lana and South Africa. The Team was addressed by the President SLC, Hon. Thilanga Sumathipala, who advised them on the expectations that the nation has in them, urging them to develop a disciplined and professional approach in their game…. Read More →
Sri Lanka Vs. South Africa Youth tournament triumphants to carry away the Gamini Dissanayaka Challenge Trophy.LIVE Coverage on Chanel EYE and SLBC. Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce that the Final Youth One Day game between Sri Lanka and South Africa to be played at the SSC tomorrow (13) will be telecast LIVE on Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporations Channel Eye. Furthermore, there will be ball-by-ball coverage of the match on SLBC. The bilateral tournament, which has been named in honour of the late Hon. Gamini Dissanayaka, is played between the two youth teams, carrying forward the vision and legacy of the great leader and proponent of youth focus in the development of cricket.
Disciplinary Committee find him guilty of misconduct per the SLC constitution and ICC CoC. SLC Issues an immediate suspension from playing all forms of cricket for 1 year. At a Disciplinary Inquiry conducted by the Disciplinary Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket on 16th June 2016 at SLC Headquarters, the Disciplinary Committee has found Kithuruwan Vithanage guilty of misconduct and in breach of ICC Code of Conduct clause(s) 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124 The Disciplinary Committee was presented with written and oral evidence from witnesses to the incident in question and Vithanage was invited to present similar evidence in his defense. After a closed hearing, and in consideration of the evaluation of the evidence presented, the Disciplinary Committee has recommended an immediate suspension,… Read More →
Jos Buttler’s unbeaten 73 helped England trounce Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the one-off T20 International in Southampton on Tuesday (July 5). Promoted to open the innings, Buttler gave Sri Lanka’s attack the runaround with four sixes and three fours in a 49-ball innings – his highest ever T20 score. Liam Dawson, the debutant left-arm spinner, took 3 for 27, and Chris Jordan returned 3 for 29 as Sri Lanka was bundled out for 140 after opting to bat. Buttler shared a fluent unbroken 114-run third-wicket partnership with Eoin Morgan, who shrugged off a dislocated finger to score 47 not out, as England got to the target in 17.3 overs. The defeat completed a disappointing tour for Sri Lanka,… Read More →
Joe Root (93 of 106 balls) and Jos Buttler (70 off 45 balls) starred in England’s rousing 122-run victory over Sri Lanka in the fifth and final One-Day International in Cardiff on Saturday (July 2). The duo’s 109-run partnership for the fifth wicket helped the home side make 324 for 7. It was a total that proved beyond Sri Lanka’s reach as it was bowled out for 202 with more than 7.2 overs to spare. The result meant England achieved a 3-0 series win, with one tie and one no result. A green-tinged pitch convinced Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lanka captain, to bowl first after winning the toss. Jason Roy, who won the Man of the Series for his two… Read More →