Colombo 5th November 2017, Sri Lanka Cricket today (5) announced that 4 of its Specialist Consultant Coaches – namely Hashan Thilakaratne, Avishka Gunawardena, Hemantha Devepriya and Oshadi Weerasinghe would be travelling to the UAE later this month to complete their ICC Level 3 Coaching certification. The Specialists coaches who have been working the National teams over the past months will participate in the ICC Acadamy Level 3 Coaching Course at the Dubai Sports City on the sponsorship of Sri Lanka Cricket which views it as a strategic investment into Specialist resources. The selected coaches are currently employed as SLC Specialist Consultant Coaches and are assigned to various National teams. Meanwhile SLC also announced today the recruitment of former Sri Lanka… Read More →
Colombo, 5th November 2017, Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce the following squad selected for the Sri Lanka tour of India commencing on the 16th November at Eden Garden’s in Kolkatta. The squad which was ratified by the Minister of Sport, Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekera, is as follows: 1. Dinesh Chandimal – Captain 2. Dimuth Karunarathne 3. Dhananjaya de Silva 4. Sadeera Samarawickrema 5. Angelo Mathews 6. Lahiru Thirimanne 7. Rangana Herath 8. Suranga Lakmal 9. Dilruwan Perera 10. Lahiru Gamage 11. Lakshan Sandakan 12. Vishwa Fernando 13. Dasun Shanaka 14. Niroshan Dickwella 15. Roshen Silva The squad will depart the island on 8 th November 2017.
Colombo, 5 th November 2017 The Sri Lanka Squad participating the Under 19 Youth Asia Cup 2017 which is as follows will depart the island on 8 th November for the Under 19 Asia Cup to be held in Malaysia from the 9th to 20th November 2017. The Squad which has received the ratification of the Minister of Sport, Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekera is as follows; 1. Kamindu Mendis – Captain 2. Jehan Daniel – Vice Captain 3. Ashen Bandara 4. Dhananjaya Lakshan 5. Nishan Mathushanka 6. Nipuna Dhananjaya 7. Hasitha Boyagoda 8. Krishan Sanjula 9. Navindu Fernando 10. Randir Ranasinghe 11. Thisaru Rashmika 12. Nipun Ransika 13. P Jayawickrama 14. Kalana Perera 15. K. K. Kevin The selected 15, have… Read More →
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to draw your attention to the following transcript of the statement made by Test Captain Dinesh Chandimal at the press briefing held at SLC on (31) which has been deliberately misrepresented by sections of the media Sinhala: ” English : Q- “There were various reports on Social Media stating that you had received blessings from a “maniyo” prior to the Test series. This this help you win, and If so how?” A- “It’s like this – any religion blesses, furthermore no religion enables wrongdoing. Therefore not only this particular person but even if any member of the clergy blesses me I will gladly accept that blessing. Ones beliefs in the effectiveness of this blessing is a… Read More →
Colombo, 1st November 2017 Sri Lanka Cricket’s annual awards night, The Dialog Sri Lanka Cricket Awards 2017, which honours the performances and achievements of players in both the national and international arena from the period June 2016 – June 2017, was held at the Water’s Edge, Battaramulla last evening. Awards were presented to 58 men’s and women’s cricketers who have excelled in their respective specialist areas over the period June 2016 to June 2017. The adjudicatory panel, which consisted of the Sri Lanka National Selectors – Mr. Graeme Labrooy, Mr. Gamini Wickramasinghe, Mr. Jerryl Wouterz, Mr. Sajith Fernando, Mr. Asanka Gurusinha, the National Women’s Selectors – Ms. Rasanjalee de Alwis, Ms. Thilaka Nilmini and Ms. Indika and the Awards Committee… Read More →
Colombo, 30th October 2017 Sri Lanka Cricket’s annual awards night, The Dialog Sri Lanka Cricket Awards 2017, which honours the performances and achievements of players in both the national and international arena from the period June 2016 – June 2017, will be held at the Water’s Edge, Battaramulla on the 31st of October 2017. This year’s award ceremony sees awards presented in 59 categories, with both women’s and men’s cricket being felicitated. The highlight of the evening will be the ‘Dialog Cricketer of the Year’ award, which is awarded in both Men’s and Women’s categories, the “Emerging Cricketer of the Year” which this year will laud both National and International level, and the “Most Promising Cricketer” which is also awarded… Read More →
Sri Lanka A Team wins the 3rd unofficial test match between West Indies. With this win they won the 3 match series for 2-1. W. Indies A 181 (Ambris 101, Pushpakumara 4/67) & 118 ( S Jayasuriya 6/60, Pushpakumara 4/19) v Sri Lanka A 273/9 (D de Silva 64, Roshen Silva 52) & 27/0 (5.5 ov, target 27) FULL SCORECARD
Western Province Central won the Prima Under 15 Inter-Provincial Cricket Tournament after obtaining first innings points against Western Province South in the final played at the SSC ground in Colombo on Saturday Brief Score: Western Province South 96 all out (Pasindu Pathum 28, Chamod Gihan 23: Sampath Nissanka 5/26, Tashik Nirmal 4/23) and 187 for 9d (Prabashwara Herath 27, Sukitha Manoj 74 n.o.: Tashik Nirmal 4/59, Kavindu Pathiratna 2/31) Western Province Central 170 all out (Tashik Nirmal 37, Bawantha Harith 49 n.o.: Chamod Gihan 2/15, Vinuja Ranpul 2/30, B. Mendis 2/35, B. Ninuka 2/47) and 75 for 6 (Vinuka Rubasinghe 24: Ashan Fernando 3/16, Piyanga Mendis 2/11)