Under the overseas player program two outstanding school boy cricketers Chamika Karunaratne of Royal College and Lasith Lakshan of St. Thomas College, Matara have been selected to play in the UK County Championship. Out of seven cricketers these two were selected by the SLC UK Committee. The SLC UK committee will be responsible for the well being of the cricketers and undertakes all expenses related to them during their stay in UK. Some of the past cricketers who have been benefited from this scholarship scheme are Angelo Mathews, Dhammika Prasad, Farveez Maharoof, Kosala Kulasekara and Upul Tharanga. For young potential national cricketers to have this opportunity to play a season of cricket in England is a dream come true and… Read More →
5th day Match result (21-09-2014) ”Prima” under 15 inter Provincial Tournament – 2014 Match No – 13 WP South Outer oust Uva in low scoring thriller at Surrey Village. Uva 72 all out in 42.1 overs Dumindu Imantha 26 Gayana Preethimal 15 Kalana Perera 3/19 Shehan Samitha 3/12 Sanoj Dharshika 2/03 Western Province South Outer 74 for 7 in 24.3 overs Isuru Umayanga 11 Nadun Deshan 11n.o Extras- wides 23 Gayana Preethimal 3/25 Tayeshan Sulakshana 3/32 Match No – 14 Southern thump Northern by ten wickets at Colts Northern 80 all out in 29.4 overs S. Mathushan 31 Hareen Buddila 5/25 Nipun Ransika … Read More →
Under 17 division III final 2014 Najath Maulana produced a fine double with the bat and the ball as Zahira College, Kalmunai created history as they beat Central College, Jaffna by 4 wickets in the under 17 division III final match played at Central College grounds. Maulana captured 4 wickets to restrict the hosts to 173 runs while he scored a gritty unbeaten 58 runs to anchor the chase as the Zahira boys became champions. Yoharashan Kirupakaran scored a half-ton for the Central College team. This Match was played for the first time in the Northern area in coloured clothing, black sight screens and with white balls. Chief Scores: Central College, Jaffna – 173 all out in 48.4 overs: Yoharashan… Read More →
3rd day Match result (19-09-2014) ”Prima” under 15 inter Provincial Tournament – 2014 Match No – 9 Central Province beat Eastern at Peradeniya Central 195 all out in 47 overs Rajitha Kotuwegoda 39 Mohomed Tharif 31 T. Supun 29 Nimsara Hataragalla 22 Avishka Rupasinghe 5/35 Eastern Province 51 All out 14.4 Overs M Divakara 25 Mohomed Tharif 8/12 Match No – 10 WP South Outer Beat Northern Province at Surrey ground Maggona Northern Province 186 All out 49.4 overs V. Jajushan 35 K Kapilraj 24 K Mathushan 24 K. Nanayakkara 4/27 WP South Outer 190/4 40.4 Overs S. Chaturanga 61 n.o P Saratharchchi 56 n.o K. Kapilraj 2/39
2nd day Match result (18-09-2014) ”Prima” under 15 inter Provincial Tournament – 2014 Match No – 5 WP South beat Uva at BRC WP South 150 all out in 41.3 overs Nishitha Abilash 21 Nuwanindu Fernando 30 Ayana Siriwardena 24 Santhush Gunathilaka 21 Gayana Preethimal 4/26 Pameesha Dilsara 2/26 Uva 112 all out in 42.2 overs Pasindu Sachintha 40 Vimanga Jayakody 27 Sajith Sameera 3/14 Ayesh Harshana 3/30 Santhush Gunathilaka 2/22 Match No – 6 WP North in eight wicket win over North Central North Central 202 for 9 in 50 overs Tharanga Madusanka 32 Supun Sumanaratne 29 Dulaj Ranatunga 42 Navodya Vijayakumara 47 Daminda Reshan… Read More →
1st day Match result (17-09-2014) ”Prima” under 15 inter Provincial Tournament – 2014 Match No – 1 Western Province North beat Western Province North Outer by 7 Wickets at Dambulla Western Province North Outer 216 all out in 49.3 overs Anjana Rukmal 44 Rashmika Udara 33 Methila Geeth 21 Mohamed Rifaz 2/62 Jehan Danial 2/44 Ashel Sigera 2/26 Western Province North 220 for 3 wkts in 39.4 overs Sanjula Abeywickrama 70 n.o Dushan Hettige 62,., Revan Kelly 24 Ashel Sigera 30 Jehan Danial 10 n.o. Sharika Lahiru 1/31 Match No – 2 Southern Province beat Uva Province by 102 at Moratuwa Southern Province 203 for 7 wkts in 41 overs… Read More →
Under 15 ”Prima” Inter District Tournament 3rd September 2014 1st day results Mullaitivu District Vs Kilinochchi District: Mullaitivu District 137 all out in 35.5 overs (S. Abowsikan 46, S. Benujan 15; J. Nithushan 3/24, Y. Sajeewan 4/19, N. Kanistan 2/48) Kilinochchi 138 for 8 wickets in 23.5 overs (M. Thuvarahan 38, Y. Sajeewan 17; S. Sujithara 3/34, K. Sathuryanan 3/35, R. Dharshan 2/13) Kilinochchi District won by 2 wickets Polonnaruwa District Vs Anuradhapura District: Polonnaruwa 133 all out in 28.1 overs (Pramila Dananjaya 22, Nadeeshana Maduwantha 17; Kavinda Keshara 3/10, Maduranga Chandraratne 3/40) Anuradhapura 123 all out in 34.5 overs (Heshan Senira 54; Chanaka Anurada 30; Asanka Thilina 5/20, Malith Pehesara 3/16) Polonnaruwa District won by 10 runs. Ampara District… Read More →
The Prima Champions Cup inter-district and inter-provincial under 15 cricket tournament conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket and sponsored by Prima Group will commence on September 3 2014. The press conference was held at the SLC headquarters with the participation of all senior officials from SLC and Prima Group.
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that for the first time in its history made a Cash Reward to the Schools who performed extremely well during the cricket season. This was done considering the amount of work the School Coaches and authorities put it into a cricket season and grooming the young talent. Also due consideration will be given to certain schools that win Championships with less facilities and grounds. Under -19 Tournament-Prize Giving Division I (League) Champion Richmond College Galle LKR 1,000,000.00 Runner Up Trinity College Kandy LKR 750,000.00 Limited Over Champion Thurstan College Colombo LKR 500,000.00 Runner Up S Thomas’ College Mt.Lavinia LKR 250,000.00 Division II (League) Champion Anuradhapura MMV LKR 750,000.00 Runner Up Carey College Colombo LKR… Read More →
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that the England Under 17 team will be touring Sri Lanka from the 10th of April 2014 until the 27th of April 2014. England Under 17 Team will start their tour with a One Day Match at Surrey Village on the 17th of April followed by a One Day Match on the 19th of April at SSC. The 3rd One Day Match will be on the 21st April at SSC. The final match will be on the 24th April which will be a 3 day match at Colombo Colts Cricket Club.
The Prima Champions Cup inter-district and inter-provincial under 15 cricket tournament conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket and sponsored by Prima Group will commence on September 2 2013. The press conference was held at the SLC headquarters on 23rd August 2013 with the participation of all senior officials from SLC and Prima Group. The tournament commencing on the 2nd September 2013 will allow the participation of 560 players from all around the country including the north & east. 28 team will compete against each other and best players from these districts teams will be selected for the provincial teams. 10 provincial teams will then compete for the Provincial Championship.
Sri Lanka completed a series victory over Bangladesh by beating them by 62 runs in the fifth and final game of the series in Mirpur. It was an impressive turnaround for the young visitors, after they were down 2-1 after the third game. Sri Lanka Under-19s 185 (Anurudhda 50, Rifat 3-29) beat Bangladesh Under-19s 123 (Mehedy 37, Mendis 3-24) by 62 runs. Click here for Series scorecards. Series Stats:
Bangladesh Under-19 fought off an extraordinary final over by Ramesh Mendis to win the third one-dayer by one wicket against Sri Lanka Under-19 in Mirpur. The offspinner Mendis took three wickets, but Mustafizur Rahman hit the final ball for four to give the hosts a 2-1 lead in the five-match series. Bangladesh Under-19 281 for 9 (Mosaddek 98, Mendis 3-39) beat Sri Lanka Under-19 277 for 8 (Samarawickrama 83, Weerakkody 65, Jubair 3-60) by 1 wicket Match : 3rd ODI, Bangladesh Under-19 Vs Sri Lanka Under-19 (26-04-2013)
Bangladesh Under-19 255 (Shanto 109, Mehedy 44, Fernando 3-43) beat Sri Lanka Under-19 140 (Mendis 37, Jubair 4-24) by 115 runs Bangladesh Under-19s levelled the five-match one-day series with a big win in the second game at Sylhet. They beat Sri Lanka Under-19s by 115 runs before moving to Dhaka for the final leg of the tour.
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that the 1st ODI match against Bangladesh Under 19 Team was won by Sri Lanka by 62 runs D/L method. Scores: Bangladesh - 137 all out (47.1 overs) Sri Lanka - 123 for 4 wickets in 27 overs MoM – Binura Fernando