Lanka IOC, announced its partnership with Sri Lanka Cricket as their Official Lubricant Partner & Sri Lanka ‘A’ Team Sponsor. The official sponsorship cheque was presented by the Managing Director of Lanka IOC PLC, Mr Shyam Bohra to the President of Sri Lanka Cricket Hon. Thilanga Sumathipala in the presence of Tresurer, Shammi Silva, Sri Lanka national Captain Angelo Mathews, Vice-captain Dinesh Chandimal and all the other distinguished guests.
Super U19 Provincial – Match Summary – 2-3 May 2016 Northern Province U19 v North Western Province U19 – R. Premadasa Stadium NP U19 – 223/9 (65) Jeni Flemin 63, Ayana Siriwardene 59, S Rushanthan 30, RK Ranasinghe 2/15, Nipun Dananjaya 2/32. v NWP U19 – 133/4 (35) Dilshan Kollure 40, Kamesh Nirmal 38, K Wanniarachchi 33, V Jathushan 3/22. _________________________________________________________________________ North Central Province U19 v Eastern Province U19 – Mercantile Cricket Association Ground EP U19 – 158/10 (41.1) Anjana Nilupul 60, Dinesh Madushanka 27, Nipun Lakshan 5/39, Thilina Danajaya 2/19, Asela Sigera 2/33. v NCP U19 – 152/8 (56) Nipun Lakshan 25, Asela Sigera 23, Sajith de Silva 20, Sangeeth Deshan 3/41, R Thenurathan 3/26 _________________________________________________________________________ Southern Province U19… Read More →
Southern Province U19 v Eastern Province U19 – Moors Sports Club Ground SP U19 – 214/10 (52.4) Chathura Milan 63, Dananjaya Lakshan 25, Kavish Kumara 25, Naveen Gunawardene 4/89. & 197/6 (34.4) Kavish Kumara 42, Kavindu Ediriweera 36, Naveen Gunawardene 3/75, M Faheem 2/31. v EP U19 – 127/10 (51.1) Lasith Coorespulle 46, Dilum Sudeera 4/33, Prashan Kumara 2/27, Hareen Buddilla 2/37 & 118/10 (27.4) Sasindu Diwankara 39, R Thenurathan 29, Dilum Sudeera 4/65, Hareen Buddilla 3/13, Prashan Kumara 2/23. Result: SP U19 won by 166 Runs ————————————————————————————————————————- North Western Province U19 v Uva Province U19 – Mercantile Cricket Association NWPU19 – 253/10 (61.1) WS Wanninayake 73, Nipun Dananjaya 67, Ashan Dakshitha 32, Avindu Theekshana 4/96, Kavishka Dinesh 3/35 & 182/5 (35) Keshan Wanniarachchi 56, Heshan Dhanushka 53, Pameesha Dilsara… Read More →
Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club’s First Eleven cricketers bathed themselves in glory by winning Sri Lanka Cricket’s Premier League Trophy in the extended version of the game. TU also were runners-up to the Army SC in the T20 tournament this year. This win was achieved after the Club won the then equivalent – the inaugural P.Saravanamuttu Trophy – in 1950/51, under Sathi Coomaraswamy. So, a 65-year wait was finally ended. TU has had two close calls since – one in 1982/83 under S.Skandakumar, when they were pipped to the post on a matter of 0.15 points by Bloomfield C & AC, and then again in 1998/99, when, under Upul Chandana, they could not claim the last Sebastianites CC wicket… Read More →
Super U19 Provincial – Match Summary – 28th – 29th April Southern Province U19 v Eastern Province U19 – Moors Sports Club Ground SPU19 – 214/10 (52.4) Chathura Milan 63, Dananjaya Lakshan 25, Kavish Kumar 25, Naveen Gunawardene 4/89 v EPU19 – 103/6 (46) Lasith Coorespulle 42*, Dilum Sudeera 3/23 _____________________________________________________________________ North Western Province U19 v Uva Province U19 – Mercantile Cricket Association Ground NWPU19 – 253/10 (61.1) WS Wanninayake 73, Nipun Dananjaya 67, Ashan Dakshitha 32, Avindu Theekshana 4/96, Kavishka Dinesh 3/35. v UVAU19 – 127/6 (43) Ravindu Sanjana 33, Raveen Yasas 23, Kaveen Bandara 3/25 _____________________________________________________________________ Western Province North U19 v Northern Province U19 – Thurstan College Ground, Colombo WPN U19 – 306/8d (56) Jehan Daniel 104, Nipun Haggalla 73, Kavishka Anjula 49, V… Read More →
It is with profound sadness that Sri Lanka Cricket announces the demise of Mr. Denzil Siriwardene, beloved father of Ms Sashikala Siriwardene, Captain of Sri Lanka Women’s National Team who passed away after a brief illness yesterday. The mortal remains lie at No 305, Kuda Buthgamuwa, Angoda and the cremation will take place at 3 pm on 01st May 2016 at Kotugahawatte Cemetery, Angoda. Sri Lanka Cricket expresses its deepest condolences to Shashikala and her family.
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce that the Hon. Minister of Sport has ratified a 17 member test squad for the forthcoming tour of England. The team will depart on the 4th May 2016. The Team comprises: 1. Angelo Matthews (Captain) 2. Dananjaya Silva 3. Dasun Shanaka 4. Dhammika Prasad 5. Dilruwan Perera 6. Dimuth Karunarathna 7. Dinesh Chandimal (Vice Captain) 8. Dushmantha Chameera 9. Kaushal Silva 10. Kusal Mendis 11. Lahiru Thirimanna 12. Milinda Siriwardena 13. Niroshan Dickwella 14. Nuwan Pradeep 15. Rangana Herath 16. Shaminda Eranga 17. Suranga Lakmal Team officials will be comprised of the Following: 1. Charith Senanayaka – Manager 2. Graham Ford – Head Coach 3. Stephen Mount – Physio 4. Michael… Read More →
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce that the Hon. Minister of Sport has ratified its recommendation of the 2016/2017 Selection Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket. As such, the following have been appointed by the Hon. Minister, Dayasiri Jayasekera. Mr. Sanath Jayasuriya – Chairman Mr. Romesh Kaluvitharana Mr. Ranjith Madurusinghe Mr. Eric Upashantha The new Committee will take office on the 1st of May 2016. SLC wishes to express their gratitude to the incumbent Selection Committee for their time and dedication in the best interests of Sri Lanka Cricket.
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has accepted SLC’s nomination of SLC President Hon. Thilanga Samathipala as the Director on ICC’s Executive Board. Accordingly Hon. Thilanga Sumathipala participated at the ICC’s Executive Board Meeting held on Sunday the 24th April 2016 at the ICC Headquarters in Dubai.
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket is happy to announce that batsman Kaushal Silva has been discharged from hospital in Colombo having been issued a clean bill of health by medical experts. Specialists attending to him have confirmed that he suffered ‘a mild concussion’ and has now been completely cleared to resume physical activity after being kept under strict observation for the past 36 hours. Silva was airlifted to Colombo on Sunday (24) after being hit on the head by a ball whilst fielding at short leg during a practice match at the Pallakelle International Cricket Stadium, where the Sri Lanka team was in a residential practice and training camp in preparation for their tour to England. Silva will be completely… Read More →
ICC Media Release The ICC Board held its second meeting of 2016 at the ICC Headquarters in Dubai on 24 April. Among the decisions made and reports received were: ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 The Board congratulated the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for completing an unprecedented treble by winning the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 as well as women’s and men’s titles at the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016. The Board also complemented the BCB and the BCCI for the successful staging of these events and also thanked its broadcasters, commercial partners, fans and media for their support in making these events a success from a fan engagement perspective. The Board considered the behavior of some of the… Read More →
North Western Province U19 v Western Province Central U19 – Colombo Colts Cricket Ground WPC U19 – 91/10 (24.5) Pathum Nissanka 14, Damitha Silva 3/8, WS Wanninayake 3/21. & 320/10 (86.1) Vishad de Silva 118, Kaveesh Manelker 51, Damitha Silva 5/115, PM Dharmadasa 3/68. NWP U19 – 233/9 (65) Damitha Silva 55, Nipun Danajaya 59, Vimukthi Kulatunga 3/47 & 35/5 (13) Vimukthi Kulatunga 3/12, N Wanniarachchi 2/9 Result: NWP U19 won by 1st Innings ______________________________________________________ Uva Province U19 v Western Province North – Wesley College Ground, Colombo Uva U19– 138/10 (52.2) Gayan Prithimal 42, Sammu Ashan 3/48, Samitha Ranga 2/20. & 225/10 (84.2) Mapa Malinda 96, Sammu Ashan 3/64, HY Bambarendra 3/33, Samitha Ranga 3/47 WPN U19– 238/9 dec. Jehan Daniel… Read More →
North Western Province U19 v Western Province Central U19 – Colombo Colts Cricket Ground WPC U19 – 91/10 (24.5) Pathum Nissanka 14, Damitha Silva 3/8, WS Wanninayake 3/21. v NWP U19 – 233/9 (65) Damitha Silva 55, Nipun Danajaya 59, Vimukthi Kulatunga 3/47 _______________________________________________________________ Uva Province U19 v Western Province North – Wesley College Ground, Colombo Uva U19 – 138/10 (52.2) & 27/1 (10) Gayan Prithimal 42, Sammu Ashan 3/48, Samitha Ranga 2/20. v WPN U19– 238/9 dec. Jehan Daniel 78, Sammu Ashan 58, Kavishka Dinesh 3/50, Gayan Prithimal 3/35 _______________________________________________________________ Western Province South U19 v Eastern U19 – P Sara Ground, Colombo WPS U19 – 296 (64.1) Asher Warnakulasuriya 59, Thilan Nimesh 62, Kamil Mishara 46, Mohamed Rasfas 4/44,… Read More →