Hashim Amla hit a century before South Africa’s opening bowlers sent Sri Lanka crashing as the host nation swept to a huge 258-run win in the first one-day international at Boland Park
Thilan Samaraweera made 115 not out, his second century of the series, as Sri Lanka managed to avoid an innings defeat. They were bowled out for 342, leaving South Africa needing only two runs to win the match and the series.
Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce the composition of the Executive Committee members elected at the Board Elections held on 3rd January 2012. PRESIDENT Upali Dharmadasa VICE PRESIDENTS K Mathivanan Asanga Seneviratne SECRETARY Nishantha Ranatunga ASST. SECRETARY Hirantha Perera TREASURER Nuski Mohomad ASST. TREASURER Ajita Pasqual CONTROLLING CLUBS Dunstan Goluhewa Cammilus Abeygunawardene AJM Muzammil AFFILIATED CLUBS Jayananda Warnaweera Rohana Hariguptha DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATIONS Thilina Tennakoon Lalith Rambukwella MEMBER CRICKET ASSOCIATIONS Channe Weerakkody Lt Col Shiran Abeysekera SELECTION COMMITTEE Duleep Mendis (CHAIRMAN) TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE Roshan Iddamalgoda (CHAIRMAN ) UMPIRES COMMITTEE ARM Arooz (CHAIRMAN ) ØRepresentative from the Ministry of Sports ØRepresentative from the School’s Cricket Association
Nuwan Kulasekara has returned to the Sri Lanka squad for the one-day series against South Africa.
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.