The opening of ticket reservations in Sri Lanka for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 were announced at a media briefing held at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota, Southern Sri Lanka. The first official ticket was presented early April, 2010, to President Mahinda Rajapaksa, at a ceremony held in Colombo where the official mascot – Stumpy – for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 was also unveiled. The day’s proceeding began with C B Ratnayake, Minister of Sport and Namal Rajapaksa, MP for Hambantota, planting tree saplings symbolizing the heralding in of an era of hope, anticipation and excitement as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 draws closer. Tickets for the 12 games in Sri Lanka, which… Read More →
West Indies raced to an impressive eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka to claim the title in twenty20
Beat Sri Lanka in the Final
Lankan ladies managed to beat Ireland by 11 runs in the T20 encounter.
Sri Lankan ladies helped by impressive bowling by Eshani Kaushalya (2-17) and Lasanthi Madushani (2-17) helped beat Pakistan by 8 wickets
Ladies win twice in T20 games
An efficient 70 by Sandamali Dolawatte and a supportive 50 by Sajeewani Galagedara helped Sri Lanka to a thrilling 2 wicket win.
Beat Ireland by 2 wickets
Final Points table as of 12/10/10
An impressive all round performance by Shashikala Siriwardana helped Sri Lanka to beat Pakistan by 31 runs
Sri Lanka skipper Shashikala Siriwardena top-scored with an unbeaten 78-ball 67 to help her side post a competitive 220 for six in their 50 overs against Pakistan. At the Witrand Cricket Club, Pakistan appeared to be cruising to the target at 147 for two in 31.5 overs when tragedy struck. Bismah Maroof (24: 50b) holed out and the floodgates were opened. Maroof and top-scorer Nain Abidi (54: 92b, 2×4) had put on 60 for the third wicket. From there on it was a steady procession as Pakistan eight wickets for 47 runs to be bowled out for 189 to be handed a 31-run defeat. Shashikala Siriwardana was the wrecker-in-chief with the ball as well as she picked up 3-31.
West Indian ladies beat their Lankan counterparts by 9 wickets
Beat Lankan ladies by 9 wickets
All World Cup venues to be tested.
South Africa captain Cri-Zelda Brits led from the front as she starred in her side’s thumping 153-run win over Sri Lanka