Sri Lanka under 19 ODI squad to play against Bangladesh Under 19

Sri Lanka Under 19s

Sri Lanka under 19 ODI squad to face the Bangladesh under 19 in the ODI series in the ongoing Bangladesh tour to Sri Lanka. 1.)    Kamil Mishara 2.)    Navod Paranavithana 3.)    Ravindu Rashan 4.)    Nipun Dananjaya – Captain 5.)    Sonal Dinusha 6.)    Mohamed Shamaz 7.)    Avishka Tharindu 8.)    Ravin De Silva 9.)    Sadun Mendis 10.)   Lakshan Gamage 11.)   M.C. Premadasa 12.)   Rohan Sanjaya 13.)   C. Wijesinghe 14.)   Navin Fernando 15.)   Ashan Daniel Schedule 30th  October 2018 Tuesday 1  st ODI Day Game Dambulla – RDICS 1st  November 2018 Thursday 2nd ODI Day Game Dambulla – RDICS 3rd  November 2018 Saturday 3rd ODI Day Game Dambulla – RDICS 6th  November 2018 Tuesday 4th ODI Day Game MCG – Katunayaka 9th  November 2018 Friday 5th ODI Day Game MCG – Katunayaka  

Competent Authority of SLC has convened a Special General Meeting

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Media Release 26th October, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to inform that according to a directive issued by Honorable Faiszer Musthapha PC., Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government and Sports to conduct an election of Office Bearers to the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), The Competent Authority of SLC Mr. Kamal Pathmasiri has convened a Special General Meeting of its membership to appoint the members to the Election Committee. Accordingly; the required notice has already been dispatched to the membership of SLC by the Director General of Sports and the Special General Meeting is scheduled to be held on 12th November 2018 at 10.00 a.m. at the Duncan White Auditorium of the Ministry of Sports in Colombo… Read More →

Clarification pertaining to several media reports published citing “Department of Excise’’ causing a search at the RPICS during the 05th ODI’’

Media Release 25th October, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to state that following a decision made by the Executive Committee during February, 2018, SLC appointed Classic Destinations Private Limited as the hospitality Partner for the Nidahas Trophy and the England Tour of Sri Lanka 2018. Accordingly, The Company is entitled to, at its sole cost and expenses to provide and or supply Hospitality Services (including food and related care) to the spectators procured by the Company for such Corporate Boxes with no involvement of Sri Lanka Cricket. In that context, in the exercise of the rights granted to the Company, it shall be duty bound to act within the Law of the Country by procuring and obtaining relevant licenses and or permits as required by Law… Read More →

Sri Lanka Cricket launches “Merchandise Arm’’

Mr. Kamal Pathmasiri opening the SLC Merchandise stall at the RPICS and Mr. Jerome Jayaratne COO looks on

Media Release 24nd October, 2018 Plans to sell Sri Lanka Cricket branded sporting accessories Sri Lanka Cricket on Tuesday ( 23rd October, 2018) launched a ‘’Merchandise arm;’’ which will sell Sri Lanka Cricket branded sporting accessories, apparels and other related sport merchandise items. The latest ‘’Merchandise arm’’ of the SLC has a twofold strategy, both offline and online. The offline strategy will focus on in-ground selling of merchandise items during the matches, while the online platform; which will be launched very soon; will focus on selling to the fan base spread across the globe. The in-ground merchandising operation was launched this Tuesday at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium with the participation of the Competent Authority of the SLC, Mr…. Read More →

Sri Lanka T20I squad for England match released


Media Release 22nd October, 20181 The following Sri Lanka squad was approved by the Honorable Minister of Sports Faiszer Musthapa to play the T20I match vs England. The match will be played at the RPICS, Colombo on the 27th October, 2018. 1 Thisara Perera  – Captain 2 Dinesh Chandimal 3 Niroshan Dickwella 4 Kusal Janith Perera 5 Kusal Mendis 6 Dhananjaya De Silva 7 Dasun Shanaka 8 Kamindu Mendis 9 Isuru Udana 10 Lasith Malinga 11 Dushmantha Chameera 12 Akila Dananjaya 13 Kasun Rajitha 14 Nuwan Pradeep 15 Lakshan Sandakan Standby 1 Amila Aponso 2 Sadeera Samarawickrama 3 Shehan Jayasuriya 4 Shehan Madushanka  

Rangana Herath to retire after first Test against England


Media Release 22nd October, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to inform that Mr. Rangana Herath following a discussion he had with the SLC CEO and the selectors, notified his retirement from test cricket, after the 1st test match, in Galle against England. “We respect and support Rangana’s decision. Even though his retirement will be a big loss for Sri Lanka Cricket. We wish to thank him for the invaluable contribution he has made to Sri Lanka Cricket;” said Ashley De Silva; CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket. 

Level Two Coaching Course gets underway

Level 2 Coaching Workshop underway (3)

Media Release 16th October, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket’s Coach Education Unit commenced a Level two Coaching Course this morning ( 16th October, 2018) for nearly 20 participants, who represents various levels of Sri Lankan Cricket. The six day course, which is conducted at the High Performance Center of the SLC at the R. Premadasa Stadium is taken part by School Coaches, Club Coaches and also former and present national cricketers such as Rangana Herath; Ajantha Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekara, and Dhammika Prasad. Sri Lanka women’s team player Prasadini Weerakkody is also a participant at this coaching course. “This is a special course, and the main objective of this is to enhance the coaching knowledge of the modern game of all attendees’;… Read More →

Bangladesh U-19 Teams Tour to Sri Lanka 2018

Media Release 10th October, 2018 Bangladesh under 19 Team will arrive in Sri Lanka on the 13th October, 2018 for a month long tour. The team will arrive at the BIA, Katunayake at 15.40 Hours on the 13th October, 2018. (Flight Number: UL 190) Bangladesh U-19 Teams Tour to Sri Lanka 2018 Date Day Activity Venue 13th  October 2018 Saturday Bangladesh Team Arrives 16th  October 2018 Tuesday 1st Four Day Game NCC 17th  October 2018 Wednesday 18th  October 2018 Thursday 19th  October 2018 Friday 23rd  October 2018 Tuesday 2nd Four Day Game MCG – Katunayaka 24th  October 2018 Wednesday 25th  October 2018 Thursday 26th  October 2018 Friday 30th  October 2018 Tuesday 1  st ODI Day Game Dambulla – RDICS 1st… Read More →

ICC’s stand on Graeme Labrooy holding dual positions

Graeme Labrooy

 Media Release 08th October, 2018 Following concerns raised by the media over Mr. Graeme Labrooy holding the dual positions of Chief Selector of Sri Lanka Cricket and also the ICC International Match Referee, SLC sought a clarification from the International Cricket Council over the matter. The ICC’s Senior Manager of umpires and referees; Mr. Adrian Griffith has sent the following; outlining ICC’s stand on the issue. ICC position  “When the position of Chairman of Selectors was offered to Graeme, he immediately consulted us and we saw no conflict of interest with him holding a position with SLC, such as this, and being a referee.   Our only concern, surrounded ensuring he would not be officiating any games or events, where he was… Read More →

Sri Lanka under 19 in the Asia Cup Finals

Sri Lanka Under 19 team after winning the youth asia cup semi final_A13T5425

A classy century from Nuwanidu Fernando and an extremely sound bowling spell by Shashika Dulshan, who captured four wickets for 24 runs in 9.3 overs helped Sri Lanka Under 19 to reach the finals of the Under 19 Asia Cup contest, currently being played in Bangladesh. This victory means, Sri Lanka will meet India on Sunday (12th October) at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in the finals. Put into bat by the opposition, Sri Lanka had a dangerous start with both openers getting out without scoring. Kamil Mishara stuck two boundaries, but he also was sent back to the pavilion within a quick time and the Lankan score read as 3 for 16. Sri Lanka lost its 4th wicket, when the… Read More →

Ernst and Young to conduct an audit of SLC

Media Release 02nd October, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that Ernst and Young (E & Y) will commence a special audit pertaining to Media Broadcasting Rights and Receipts and Payments conducted by the SLC during the year 2013 to 2018 period. The initiative was taken by the SLC, following the instructions of the Honorable Minister of Sports Faiszer Musthapa. Ernst and Young will commence the audit process on the 03rd October, 2018.

Sri Lanka under 19 in Asia Cup Semi Finals

Youth Asia Cup U19 _ Photo Credit ACC

Sri Lanka Under 19 grabbed their third successive win in the ongoing Under 19 Asia Cup tournament, currently being played in Bangladesh, when they beat Pakistan Under 19 by 23 runs today(02nd October) and moved into the semi-final stage of the tournament. Batting first, after asked by the opposition, Sri Lanka only manage to get 200 runs in 49.4 overs for the fall of all 10 wickets. The openers N.D. Paranavithana and Nuwanidu Fernando gave a good start for the Lankans by adding 63 runs in 12.2 overs. Paranavithana departed for 26 runs made in 41 deliveries. The 2nd wicket fell; when the score was on 65, when Fernando out for 19 runs. From there onwards, regular wickets saw Sri Lanka at… Read More →