SLPL postponed to next year

SLC & the SLPL Committee regret to inform the public and the Media, that the much looked forward to first edition of the SLPL which was to be held in 2011, will not be held.

Media Release – IPL

Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that considering the representations made by BCCI and previous assurances given by the then Minister of Sports for the continuing participation of Sri Lankan players in the IPL, and the cordial relationship that exists between SLC and BCCI, it has been decided that players involved in IPL 2011, would now be permitted to arrive in England to play in the four day warm-up game against England Lions commencing on 19th May 2011.

Marvan Atapattu Appointed as the National Team Batting Coach

Former Sri Lanka Captain, Marvan Atapattu has been appointed as the National team batting coach with immediate effect. Marvan will be joining a strong coaching team comprising of Stuart Law, Champaka Ramanayaka, and Ruwan Kalpage for the forthcoming tour of England  this summer, which includes 3 Test matches 5 One day Internationals and 2 T20 games against hosts England this summer which gets underway next month. Marvan played 90 Tests and 268 one day internationals in his illustrious career, and was recognized as a perfect technician with the bat. Atapattu has scored 16 test centuries in 90 test matches which includes 6 double hundreds plus 17 half centuries. . In the one day arena Mavan aggregates 8529 runs in 268 ODI’s… Read More →