Press Release – SLPL Local Players Offer Letters

Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to call upon all Local Players selected by the “SLPL franchisers”  to collect their Offer Letters on or before 16th July 2012 from Head of cricket operations Mr. Ashley De Silva. The players are requested to contact Mr. Ashley De Silva (0777668600) for any clarification.

Inaugural SLPL Player Draft – Local Players

Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce the players drafted for the inaugural SLPL which will begin on the 11 of August. Highlights of the evening was: Mahela Jayawardena of Wayamba was first to pick Dinesh Chandimal for his Wayamba Team which was the first selection of the local player draft. Kumar Sangakkara was first to pick Thisara Perera for his team Kandurata The 1st of Under 21 player picked was Akila Dhananjaya By Wayamba. Other Under 21 players included were Kithruwan Vithanage (Kandurata), Gayan Maneeshan (Negenahira), Bhanuka Rajapakse (Uva), Chathura Peiris (Uthura), Ramith Rambukwella (Ruhuna), Dhanushka Gunathilake (Basnahira) Team WAYAMBA KANDURATA NAGENAHIRA Rd 1 DINESH CHANDIMAL THISSARA PERERA NUWAN KULASEKARA Rd 2 ISURU UDANA THILAN SAMARAWEERA ANGELO PERERA Rd… Read More →

Sangakkara returns to the top of the world

Kumar Sangakkara has reclaimed the number-one batting spot from West Indies’ Shivnarine Chanderpaul in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen after another big century against Pakistan in the second Test.

Sangakkara and Cook make upward movements in ODI Rankings

Kumar Sangakkara and Alastair Cook have made impressive gains in the latest Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI batsmen which were released on Sunday after the completion of Sri Lanka-Pakistan and England-West Indies series, and the Ireland-Australia ODI that was washed out on Saturday in Belfast.

Mathews seals Sri Lanka’s series win

All-rounder Angelo Mathews struck an unbeaten 80 off 76 balls to lead Sri Lanka to a thrilling two wickets win over Pakistan with two balls to spare in the fifth and the final One-Day International played at the R Premadasa stadium in Colombo on Monday.