Media Release The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket turned down a request made by the Captain of the National Team, Mahela Jayawardena, to distribute part of the guarantee fee due to the team from the World T20, to members of the Support Staff and certain ground staff, at its last meeting held on 12th December. The players are paid 25% of the guarantee fee as per their contract and it is not distributed among anyone other than the players, hence the reason for the Executive Committee to refuse to deviate from the standard practice. Certain sections of the media contacted the Treasurer to clarify exactly what happened and he had explained this process. Thereafter, when it was carried in… Read More →
Media Release The year 2012 saw many positive changes to Sri Lanka Cricket, with a newly elected Executive Committee taking office. It was the Executive Committee’s decision to appoint a fresh faced Marketing Department comprising of professionals within the existing SLC cadre stepping up to the plate. SLC is pleased to note that for the first time the Organization has secured a National Team Sponsor for ICC Events, with the likes of M/s Homestead, an international Real Estate giant coming on board and launching itself in Sri Lanka through Sri Lanka Cricket. Up until 2012, SLC did not have a Sponsor for its National Team during ICC Events with the team participating in the ICC Cricket World 2011 sans a… Read More →
Media Release The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket met yesterday (Wednesday) on the instructions of the Minister of Sports, consequent to the meeting that was convened by the Minister on Friday 30th November, to study and make recommendations on the ‘Haroon Lorgat Report’. As a first step, it was decided by the Ex Co, to appoint three committees, viz: Finance, Constitutional and Administrative, to discuss Mr Haroon Lorgat’s report and make recommendations for its implementation. The Committees were given time until 15th January 2013 to submit their reports for possible implementation of the findings by 1st February 2013. Sri Lanka Cricket will keep the Media updated on the processes being adopted, on submission of the reports.
Nuwan Kulasekara - [audio:http://220.127.116.11/slc1/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/2nd-Test-4th-day-Post-Match-Press-Con-Nuwan-Kulasekara.mp3] Mike Hesson (NZ Coach) - [audio:http://18.104.22.168/slc1/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/2nd-Test-4th-day-Post-Match-Press-Con-Mike-Hesson-NZ-Coach.mp3]
Graham Ford - [audio:http://22.214.171.124/slc1/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/2nd-Test-3rd-day-Post-Match-Press-Con.-SL-Coach.wav] Tim Southee - [audio:http://126.96.36.199/slc1/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/2nd-Test-3rd-day-Post-Match-Press-Con.-Tim-Southee.wav]
Mahela Jayawardena - [audio:http://188.8.131.52/slc1/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Mahela-jayawardene-2nd-Test-Pre-Match-Press-Con.mp3] Ross Taylor – [audio:http://184.108.40.206/slc1/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Ross-Taylor-2nd-Test-Pre-Match-Press-Con.mp3]
Dear Members of the Media, A press conference will be held at the SLC Conference room tomorrow (20/11/2012) at 4.00pm. The event was scheduled by SLC in order for the media to gain an in depth knowledge of the report presented by Mr. Haroon Lorgart to SLC’s Executive Committee today. Your valued presence will be greatly appreciated.
Mahela Jayawardena – Winning Captain - [audio:http://220.127.116.11/slc1/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Mahela-Jayawardene-after-winning-1st-Test.mp3] Ross Taylor – Losing Captain - [audio:http://18.104.22.168/slc1/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Ross-Taylor-after-losing-1st-Test.mp3]
Greham Ford Tim Southee
Media Release Mr Haroon Lorgat, who is consulting to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), arrived last evening on the final leg of his assignment to review and recommend changes to SLC vis-a-vis its administration, finances and cricket structure. Mr Lorgat presented his views to Club stakeholders at R.Premadasa Stadium this morning when he met with them to explain the process and to seek their input and views. The meeting was attended by Hony Secretary Mr Nishantha Ranatunga, Treasurer Mr Nuski Mohamed, several members of the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket and CEO Ajit Jayasekera. Mr Lorgat will now proceed to meet with the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket tomorrow evening to present his full report. This will be followed… Read More →
Rangana Herath Brendon McCullum
Sri Lanka Captain – Mahela Jayawardena New Zealand Captain – Ross taylor
ICC Media Release Sri Lanka vice-captain Angelo Mathews has broken into the top five of the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI all-rounders in the latest rankings released on Tuesday, after his team’s series against New Zealand. Mathews moved up a place to fifth and also achieved his career-best rating of 331 in the fourth ODI in Hambantota. The all-rounders’ table is still headed by Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan, with Mohammad Hafeez in second position, followed by Shane Watson in third place. The five-match series itself, marred by rain, ended in favour of Sri Lanka 3-0. Mathews made 63 runs in four innings to move up a place to 37th in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI batsmen. A right-arm… Read More →
Winning Captain – Mahela Jayawardena Losing Captain – Ross Taylor