Mahindra bags Title Sponsorship rights of Sri Lanka Premier League

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 →

Sri Lankan Squad of 30 for the T20 World Cup

At a Selection Committee meeting, the following squad of 30 players were selected to represent Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup Tournament to be held in Sri Lanka. Mahela jayawardana (Capt) T.M Dilshan Kumar Sangakkara Dinesh Chandimal Anjelo Mathews Lahiru Thirimanne Nuwan kulaseara Thisara Perera Kaushal Lokuarachchi Sachithra Senanayake Lasith malinga Chamara Kapugedara Upul Tharanga Isuru Udana Rangana Hetath Jeevan Mendis Shaminda Eranda Ajantha Mendis Suraj Randiv Dhammika Prasad Kusal Janith Jehan Mubarak Farveez Maharoof Thilina Kandammby Chamara Silva Dilruwan perera Kosala Kulasekara Prassanna Jayawardane Nuwan Pradeep Akila Dhananjaya

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 →