Colombo, 6th October 2017 The Sri Lanka ‘A’ Team will take flight to the West Indies for a 3 Test (4 day) and 3 One Day Series commencing on the 11th of October in Trelawny. The following team which was ratified by the Minister of Sport, Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekera, is scheduled to depart the Island tonight. 1. Dhananjaya de Silva (Captain) 2. Charith Asalanka (Vice Captain) 3. Ron Chandragupta 4. Sandun Weerakkody (WK) 5. Dasun Shanaka 6. Shehan Jayasuriya 7. Roshen Silva 8. Sadheera Samarawickrama 9. Malinda Pushpakumara 10. Wanidu Hasaranga 11. Amila Aponso 12. Lahiru Kumara 13. Vimukthi Perera 14. Asitha Fernando 15. Kasun Rajitha 16. Chamika Karunaratne. The team is coached by Avishka Gunawardena, who also oversees the… Read More →
එක්සත් අරාබි එමීර් රාජ්යයේ දැන් පැවැත්වෙන ශ්රී ලංකා-පාකිස්තාන ටෙස්ට් ක්රිකට් තරගාවලියේ දෙවැනි පස්දින ටෙස්ට් ක්රිකට් තරගය ඔක්තෝබර් 6-10 දක්වා ඩුබායි හි පැවැත්වීමට නියමිතය. ශ්රී ලංකාව දැනටමත් තරග 1-0කින් ඉදිරියෙන් සිටින හෙයින් ඔවුනට මෙවර සංචාරයේදී තරගාවලියේ ජය්රහණය හෝ ජය පැරැදුමින් තොරව නිමවීමක් පමණක් හිමිවේ. රෝස පන්දුවෙන් ශ්රී ලංකාව තරග කරන ප්රථම දිවා-රාත්රී ටෙස්ට් තරගය මෙය වේ. එක්සත් අරාබි එමීර් රාජ්යයේදී පාකිස්තාන කණ්ඩායමේ ක්රිකට් තරග සංවිධානය කිරීම ආරම්භවීමෙන් පසු 2011 පැවැති තරග දෙකක තරගාවලිය පාකිස්තානය තරග 1-0කින් ජයගත් අතර, 2013/14 තරගාවලය තරග 1-1 බැගින් ජය පැරැදුමින් තොරව නිමවිය. ශ්රී ලංකාව මෙවර දෙවැනි තරගය ජයගතහොත් හෝ තරගය ජය පැරැදුමින් තොරව කෙළවර කළොත් ශ්රී ලංකාවට තරගාවලියේ ජය හිමිවේ. ශ්රී ලංකාව මෙහිදී පරාජය වුවහොත් පමණක් 1-1 බැගින් සමවේ. ශ්රී ලංකා කණ්ඩායමේ හිටපු නායක ඇන්ජලෝ මැතිව්ස්… Read More →
Sri Lanka Cricket today (5) announced the suspension of Mr. Danushka Gunathilaka from International Cricket for six (6) International Matches together with a 20% fine of his applicable annual contract fee for violations of Section 30 (a-ii ) and 30 (b) of the Constitution of Sri Lanka Cricketand of clauses 3.1.2, 3.1.9, 3.3.1, and 3.4 of his contract with Sri Lanka Cricket during the recently concluded India Series in Colombo. The suspension is effective 30th September 2017, and is issued by the Executive Committee by the powers vested in it vide Section 30 (c) of the SLC Constitution and Clause 10. 3 of the contract entered into with the said player. Mr. Gunathilaka pleaded guilty to the charges on 29th… Read More →
The Sri Lanka women’s cricketers, who will embark on a tour of the West Indies from October 5 to 27, have improved with the experience derived from this year’s world cup, according to Team Manager Indrani Abeyratne. The 15-member national women’s squad will meet the West Indies in three (03) ODIs on October 11, 13 and 15, and three T20s on October 19, 21 and 22. “The players have worked hard on their preparations, and there is a changed outlook as a whole,” she said while adding that there was a new inclusion in wicket-keeper batsman Rebecca Vandert. Expressing optimism of getting the better of the West indies, she said that Sri Lanka’s captain Inoka Ranaweera was an exceptional player…. Read More →
Sri Lanka has declared the following ODI Squad ahead of their 5 ODI series against Pakistan commencing on the 13th October in Abu Dhabi, UAE and Sharjah. Upul Tharanga – Captain, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Milinda Siriwardana, Chamara Kapugedera, Thisara Perera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando, Akila Dananjaya, Jeffrey Vandersay.
Sri Lanka Cricket today (30) confirmed that on the recommendation of the Appeal Committee appointed to look into the appeals made by the players of the Panadura SC and Kalutara PCC following their suspension from Cricket activities for being found to have not upheld the spirit of the game, the accused players would be permitted to engage in domestic cricket activities pending the outcome of their appeal. The Committee headed by President of the Schools Cricket Association, Mr. Oshara Panditharathne, informed the Executive Committee of SLC that they would require more time to conduct a comprehensive inquiry, and recommended a temporary lifting of the cricket suspensions imposed on the players pending the completion of a full inquiry by the Appeal… Read More →