The ICC piloted a partnership with the educational non-profit Room to Read during the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011 and the success of this initiative convinced both parties to extend the relationship through to 2015. Room to Read works to One of the early fruits of this partnership, has been the development of local language cricket books to promote literacy, the first of which features local star Angelo Mathews. The book titled, Little Angelo’s Big Day in Cricket, is available in both Sinhalese and Tamil and will be distributed to youngsters throughout Sri Lanka as part of the ICC World Twenty 20’s commitment to the local community. In India, Virat Kohli has taken a stand as the brand ambassador for… Read More →
2 T20′s, 5 ODIs, 2 Test
Training dates & Media Spokesman for the Day.
Sri Lanka Cricket’s National Coaching Department recently conducted its first ever Level 2 Cricket Coaching Course successfully with twenty participating in the said course. The Course duration spanned over 7 days, five days of educational material & two days were allocated for assessments. The first course of its kind catered to candidates from Clubs tear (A & B) /District & Provincial Coaches. In the past SLC obtained the services of Cricket Australia to conduct such programs at a costly amount, also many interested individuals in the Country have travelled overseas to participate in such Courses & had to bear a very high cost. The current National Coaching Department Coaches were used as presenters during the course in many different aspects… Read More →
The 7 provinces of Sri Lanka were granted Rs. 1 million each for the development of cricket in their respective areas.
The first edition of the inaugural Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) came to an end in a rain curtained final at Colombo on August 31, with Uva Next taking the title after overcoming Nagenahira Nagas by 19 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method.
Uva Next won by 19 runs (D/L method)
men’s and women’s squads for the ICC World Twenty20 coming up in September in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Cricket in association with Carlton Sports Network the premier sports channel has made arrangements to conduct a Workshop / Seminar on Biomechanical Application of techniques in Cricket, to qualified coaches presently involved in active coaching.
Mahindra Sri Lanka Premier League to kick off on August 11, 2012 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India’s leading SUV manufacturer has partnered with the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), a cricket league, as their Title Sponsors. The prestigious League kicks off from August 11 and will be played over three weeks at two venues – Colombo and Kandy. The inaugural edition of this League will feature seven provincial teams in a round-robin league format, with the winners having the distinction of playing in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) as one of the teams in the qualifiers. Upali Dharmadasa, President of Sri Lanka Cricket said: “Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is proud and honoured to have on board, one of… Read More →
ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2012
The Sri Lanka side has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its 20 runs defeat against India in the fifth and final ODI in Pallekele on Saturday.
The third LG People’s Choice Award this year sees two former winners nominated alongside three other international cricketing stars in a bid to win the only award voted for by the public at the annual LG ICC Awards.