SLRC & SLBC to cover Aussie tour

Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that the Local TV Broadcasting rights for the Australian Tour of Sri Lanka has been awarded to Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation for a record figure of Rs. 22 Million.(Rupees Twenty two Million). This is the highest bid ever for Local TV broadcasting rights received by Sri Lanka Cricket. Originally, the offer made by Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation was for Rs. 17 Million (Rupees Seventeen Million) and the offer received from  Carlton Sports Network  Rs. 20.1 Million. (Rupees Twenty Million one hundred thousand) At this stage, His Excellency the President and the Hon. Minister of Sports intervened and wanted Sri Lanka Cricket to award this to Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation. Sri Lanka Cricket also wishes… Read More →

Somerset Entertainment Ventures – Media Clarification

The New Interim Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket assumed office on 4th July 2011. The electronic and print media has in the recent past highlighted certain issues regarding the Agreement signed between Sri Lanka Cricket and Somerset Entertainment Ventures (SEV). The Interim Committee has since it assumed office taken time to study the relevant documentation and files in this regard. Tenders were called via the media and 5 bidders submitted their bids. The SEV bid was the highest bid submitted and after evaluations were done by the Heads of Marketing and Finance, the Interim Committee duly approved the award of the tender to SEV on 7th July 2010. The tender was awarded thereafter. The value of the tender was US$ 1,750,000/-… Read More →

Women’s Division-I Tournament 2011/12 -Score Updates

The Women’s Division I -50 Overs tournament -commence on 14th July 2011. CCC Women vs Colts Women – Played At  Colts Grounds- Colombo – 15 /07/2011 CCC  Women -Batted First -  120  in 33.0 overs-all out (Batting – S. Dias 18,Dumila Dedunu 19,K. Weerakkody 14, B. Fernando 13) (Bowling – Nadisha Mendis 4 for 30 ,A Welideniya 3 For 32, N perera 1 for 6, R.Philip 1 for 1) Colts  Women’ 124 in 45.2 overs ( Batting – Nipuni Hasika 54, L Moses 24, U . Chathurika 13- not out) (Bowling – Rochelle  Quyn 2 for 19, N .Priyadharshani 1 for 13 , D. Dedunu 1 for 22,K. Weerakkody 1 for 22) Colts Women Won the match by 5 wickets… Read More →

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.