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.
I think we have got some great players. Whoever makes that the final squad will be the best available players to make up the combination to help us win the ICC World Twenty20. Knowing our conditions, playing at home is going to be an added buzz and an added inspiration,” says Sangakkara
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and the India team have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its 21-run victory against Sri Lanka in the first One Day International held in Hambantota on Saturday (21 July).
Virat Kohli cracked his third consecutive century against Sri Lanka to lead India to a comfortable 21-run win in the first one-day international on Saturday.