One of Australia’s greatest fast bowlers, Dennis Lillee, was formally inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame at the tea interval on the second day of the third Test between Australia and the West Indies in Perth. The Hall of Fame, run in association with the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA), recognises some of the truly great players from cricket’s long and illustrious history. A commemorative cap was presented to Lillee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Director and Cricket Australia Chairman Jack Clarke in front of large and appreciative crowd at the Western Australia Cricket Association Ground (WACA). He was then driven around the oval in an open top vehicle to allow his home fans to show… Read More →
Umpire S. Sivasothy died under tragic circumstances in June this year. Siva has he was fondly known did yeoman service by officiating as an Umpire for a little over two decades. Mr. Sivasothy’s loss is irreparable to us at Sri Lanka Cricket and also to all his loved ones. Sri Lanka Cricket is proud to state that we have obtained an insurance payment of Rs 500,000/= which will be handed over to his family by our Secretary Mr. Nishantha Ranatunga on Friday the 18th at SLC headquarters. We extend our gratitude to late Mr. Sivasothy, who worked tirelessly for the betterment of the game. His dedicated services will always be at heart with all those who associated with him. May his soul… Read More →
Sri Lanka under 19 National Squad will be leaving Sri Lanka Cricket Headquarters on the 19th December 2009 at 6.00 PM for the Tour of South Africa.
The Hon. Minster of Sports & Public Recreation has granted approval for the following team to participate in the U/19 World Cup 2010.
The Hon. Minster of Sports & Public Recreation has granted approval for the following team to participate in the U/19 Tour South Africa.
India will be the 3rd team forming the triangular starting from 23rd December 2009 to 06th January 2010.
Antonian Sports Club heads the points table for Sara League Promotion tournament.
Chilaw Marians Cricket Club and Lanka Cricket Club lead the points tables for tier A and B Premiere League tournaments respectively.
Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to invite the media for the Press Briefing and an inspection of the ICC World Cup 2011 Office – Sri Lanka, on Monday, December 14, 2009 at 9.00 a.m. at Sri Lanka Cricket Head Quarter. We append below the programme, 9.00 a.m. – 9.30 a.m. Inspection and photo opportunity of the World Cup 2011 Office 9.30 a.m. onwards Press Briefing with Mr. James Fitzgerald , Communications Officer and ICC Spokesperson informed on their assessment of the earmarked venues for use during the forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2011
Sri Lanka Cricket has agreed on an exchange program with South Africa and Bangladesh. Umpire Deepal Gunawardena left for South Africa on 21st November and returned to Sri Lanka after officiating in two four day First class matches. South African International umpire Ian Howell will officiate in three premier league matches and leave for South African on 13th December. Umpires Graiten Liyanage and Morris Dela Zilwa will be leaving to Bangladesh during the first week of January to officiate in their domestic tournament. Bangladesh umpires Enamu Haque Moni and Anisur Rahaman will officiate in four premier league matches in Sri Lanka. Mr Enamu Moni is an international panel umpire for Bangladesh.
The International Cricket Council today confirmed the remaining fixtures in its first-class tournament, the ICC Intercontinental Cup 2009-10, with everything leading towards next November’s final, which will take place in the United Arab Emirates. The next match to be played will start on 23 January between defending champion Ireland facing newcomer Afghanistan in a match to be played in Sri Lanka. Two days’ later, second-placed Kenya will take on 2004 champion and current leader Scotland in a top-of-the-table clash. Remaining fixtures for the second-tier ICC Intercontinental Shield have also been announced. ICC INTERCONTINENTAL CUP 23-26 Jan – Afghanistan v Ireland, Sri Lanka 25-28 Jan – Kenya v Scotland, Kenya 17-20 Feb – Afghanistan v Canada, UAE 10-13 Jun – Netherlands… Read More →
Chilaw Marians head the points table for Tier A Premier League Tournament with NCC placed 2nd.
Under the concept of Mahinda Chinthanaya His Excellency the President has directed, SLC Chairman to launch ” GAMATA CRICKET. Sri Lanka Cricket Chairman Mr D.S.De silva will distribute Cricket balls for the under 19 School teams taking part in the ongoing season, conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket association. 185 Schools around the Island will be recipients of 15 cricket balls each in stage two of our development structure for school cricket. Stage one was recently concluded with over 400 schools benefiting from our distribution of cricket equipment, matting, and Astor Turf. Certain schools with basic infrastructure were given practice wickets of concrete matting and Astor turf 70 schools will receive their quota of 15 cricket balls tomorrow at… Read More →
Task team to submit its report to ICC Board
Giles Clarke: “It was a purposeful and constructive meeting in which we discussed how the ICC can help the PCB in a situation which is beyond its control”
India has achieved the coveted number-one position in the Reliance Mobile ICC Test Championship for the first time after winning its three-Test series against Sri Lanka 2-0 on Sunday.
Sri Lanka Leads the points table in the Under 19 Triangular tournament currently being played in Sri Lanka.