Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that due to an injury, T.M. Dilshan who was in the original Board XI Team has been replaced by Kaushal Silva who was in the Sri Lanka “A” Team. With this change Kanishka Elvitigala will be moving to the Sri Lanka “A” team from the Sri Lanka Development Squad and Kasun Madushanka has been included in to the Development Squad.
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to appoint Mr. Sarath Abeysundara as the ‘ Representative of Sri Lanka Cricket for Europe’ with a view to raise funds on behalf of the Sponsorship Committee of SLC. As the appointed representative he will be required to lobby support and solicit funds from Europe and Ireland towards the development activities envisaged by SLC for Schools and the District Cricket Associations of Sri Lanka. Mr. Sarath Abeysundara is currently an Elected Committee Member of the Sponsorship Committee of SLC.
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that a 4 day triangular tournament has been scheduled to be played beginning on 8th of October 2013. These 4 day matches will be treated as 1st Class matches. 1st Match – Board XI vs Development Squad – 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th Oct’13 - P’Sara 2nd Match – SL “A” Team vs Development Squad- 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th Oct’13 - SSC 3rd Match – Borad XI vs SL “A” Team -21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th Oct’13 - SSC Board XI TM Dilshan, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardana, Angelo Mathews (C), Angelo Perera, Prasanna Jayawardana (WK), Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayaka, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Thisara Perera, Ajantha Mendis, Lahiru Jayaratne, T Priyashankar A Team Mahela Udawatta, Pabasara Waduge, Kaushal Silva, Dinesh… Read More →
Sri Lanka Cricket has organized a talent search program to be held at following venues on dates indicated below. Dambulla Stadium - 03rd October - 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Anuradhapura Samadi Ground - 04th October – 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Polonnaruwa royal Grounds - 05th October - 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Following Coaches will conduct the program Anusha Samaranayake, Roger Wijesooriya, Heshan De Mel – National Coaches. Ajith Ekanayake, C Koddikara,Manjula Karunarathna, Sunil Fernando – Provincial Coaches. Nilantha Wimalaweera, Nihal Edirisinghe, Prasad Ranawake, Wasantha Kumara – District Coaches
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that the alleged match fixing charges referred to Thisara Perera in a certain Indian Newspaper, has been totally refuted by the Anti Corruption Unit of the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI).
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that reference to a certain media report pertaining to a Sri Lanka Player being accused of Match fixing in the IPL 2013, Sri Lanka Cricket has not received any report from the authorities pertaining to the above. SLC has full confidence in all its players and Sri Lanka Cricket has a zero tolerance on Anti Corruption and Anti Doping.
Media Release 18/09/13 This is in reference to the earlier press releases pertaining to Mr. Graham Ford. The National Coach has indicated to SLC of his unavailability to continue with SLC after his contract expires in January 2014. He has taken this decision consequent to the discussions he had with his family on the options given by SLC. 13/09/13 Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that, SLC Head Coach Mr. Graham Ford met with the office bearers, National Team Manager and Actg. CEO of SLC this morning to discuss his future plans with SLC. SLC have suggested certain options to him with regard to his family commitments , which he will take into consideration together with his family and will… Read More →
Sri Lanka A Squad At a meeting held the National selectors have named the following squad to play in the 1st Unofficial Test Match between New Zealand ‘A’ team and Sri Lanka ‘A’ from 17th to 20th September 2013 1. Dinesh Chandimal (Captain) 2. Dimuth Karunaratne (Vice Captain) 3. Udara Jayasundara 4. Kithruwan Withanage 5. Ashan Priyanjana 6. Sachithra Serasingha 7. Chathuranga De Silva 8. Dilruwan Perera 9. Malinga Pushpakumara 10. Madura Lakmal 11. Vimukthi Perera 12. Ishan Jayarathna 13. Nuwan Pradeep 14. Kaushal Silva 15. Angelo Perera ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- New Zealand A Squad 1 Luke Ronchi (WK) 2 Anton Devcich 3 Carl Cachopa 4 Tom Latham (C) 5 Corey Anderson 6 Colin Munro 7 Doug Bracewell 8 Todd Astle 9 Scott Kuggeleijn 10 … Read More →
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that for the first time SLC was proud to present 3 Senior Journalist Outstanding Achievement Awards for their Extraordinary Years of Untiring Service and Dedication to their Profession & the Game of Cricket in Sri Lanka. The 3 Senior Journalist were Elmo Rodrigopulle, Nevile Anthony & Daminda Wijesuriya. They were from English,Tamil & Sinhala Newspapers in this country. Mr. Palitha Perera was felicitated for his yeomen service of 50 Years of Untiring Service and Dedication in the Media field and taking the game to the villages through the Electronic media. SLC also presented a special award to Channaka De Silva for being adjudged the “Best Sports Journalist of the Year” by the Editor’s Guild of Sri Lanka.
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that JAT Holdings became the proud sponsors of the Kandurata Maroons who will represent Sri Lanka at the Champions League T20 to be held in India. Welcoming the Media for the Press Conference held today, Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket Mr. Nishantha Ranatunga said that “Today is a special day for Sri Lanka Cricket, and Kandurata Maroons in particular, as JAT Holdings, enter into a partnership with Sri Lanka Cricket as the Official Sponsor of Kandurata Maroons, the winner of SLC’s 2013 Super 4’s Tournament which qualifies them for the Champions League T20 2013 to be held in India this month.” He further stated that ”this sponsorship will… Read More →
An emergency meeting of the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) was held yesterday (09/09/2013) at SLC Head Quarters. At this meeting the “Letter of Resignation” sent by SLC Vice President K. Mathivanan was tabled for the committee’s consideration. Upon tabling, the committee unanimously accepted the resignation submitted by Mr. Mathivanan. Further, the members of the Executive Committee expressed their utmost surprise and disappointment relating to certain deplorable comments made to the media by Mr. Mathivanan. It was also noted by the committee, that certain media reports had quoted Mr. Mathivanan pertaining to his resignation from SLC. It has been observed that In some instances the former Vice President of SLC has cited the lack of responsibilities given to him as a reason for… Read More →
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that Mr. K. Mathivanan – Vice President of Sri Lanka Cricket has tendered his resignation to the President of SLC, citing personal reasons.
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that The Dialog Sri Lanka Cricket Awards will be held on the 10th of September 2013. One of the highlights of the awards will be the Dialog People’s Player of the Year, an award chosen by a popular vote by the general public. You have the chance to pick your player by voting via SMS or web. If via SMS, you can text in from ANY mobile network. All voters need to do is type DPP<space>PLAYERS NAME and send it to 6797. The player’s names as should be mentioned in the SMS are as follows. Mathews, Mahela, Sangakkara, Dilshan, Malinga, Kulasekara, Rangana, Prasanna, Suraj, Ajantha, Chandimal, Welagedara, Thissara, Suranga, Thirimanne, Shaminda, Dimuth. Jeewan, Kusal, Sachithra,… Read More →