ICC Media Release
NCC won the 11/12 Premier Limited Over Tournament Tier A.
Semi Finals on 14th December
Ajantha Mendis included, Samaraweera recalled
Skipper Misbah-ul Haq and Umar Akmal hit half centuries to help Pakistan upstage Sri Lanka by three wickets in the fifth and final day-night international at Abu Dhabi Stadium on Wednesday.
ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2011 (WWCQ) in Dhaka, Bangladesh
All-rounder Shahid Afridi scored a half-century before taking five wickets to steer Pakistan to a hard fought 26-run win in the fourth day-night match over Sri Lanka at Sharjah stadium on Sunday.
Umar Gul (3-48) bowled well in the final overs to make sure good work by spinners Saeed Ajmal (3-42) and Shahid Afridi (2-42) do not go waste as they dismissed Sri Lanka for 236 in the penultimate over at Dubai stadium.
ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier
Lasith Malinga took three wickets to help Sri Lanka to a 25-run win over Pakistan in the second one day international to level the five-match series 1-1 on Monday.
Sri Lanka women’s team prepared for the upcoming ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2011 with yet another comprehensive win over hosts Bangladesh on Friday. At the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan Ground, Savar, Bangladesh batted first and was restricted to 129-8 in its 50 overs. Sri Lanka chased down the target in 28.1 overs and ended at 133-1.
The 34-year-old finished with 5-68 – his fourth five wicket haul in a Test – to help restrict Sri Lanka to 257 in their second innings before Pakistan went about reaching their modest 94-run target to seal victory with a day to spare.
held in Bangladesh
U20 Development squad team to play against Qatar National Cricket Team on 11th and 18th October 2011 at FTZ Ground Katunayake. The following names have been approved for the above tour, 1) Ramith Rambukwella [Captain] 2) Shehan Jayasuriya 3) Dhananjaya de Silva 4) Hiran Wickramasekera 5) Yasoda Lanka 6) Oshada Fernando 7) Manoj Sarathchandra 8) Lahiru Jayaratne 9) Akila Jayasundera 10) Supun Madushanka 11) Koshan Dhanushka 12) Umesh Mayurakantha 13) Chathuranga Kumara 14) Maduka Liyanapathirana 15) Ishan Rangana Manager: Mr. Niroshan Bandaratillake Coach: Mr. J.C. Gamage The Under 20 Squad was selected by the National Age Group Selectors, SLC 1. Sunil Wikramanayake – Chairman – Area to be covered: Central Province – Kandy, Kegalle, Nuweraliya & Uva Province 2. Duminda … Read More →
ICC Media Release The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) an official warning for preparing a poor quality pitch for the first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia which was played in Galle from 31 August to 4 September. It has also directed that ICC’s pitch consultant Andy Atkinson will carry out an inspection of the square and make recommendations on any corrective action that may be required. SLC, in turn, is to submit a report to the ICC confirming that the corrective actions, as advised by Mr Atkinson, had been carried out prior to the staging of the next international match at the venue. The inspection by Mr Atkinson will be carried out at the… Read More →