Dearth of Fast Bowlers coming through Schools Cricket System

Cricket Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) at a recent meeting unanimously decided to inform School Authorities and Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association that there is a dearth of Fast Bowlers, coming through the school system to facilitate Sri Lanka cricket at the elite level. Based on a discussion carried out a few months back by Schools Cricket Development Department with the Coaching Department SLC and National Age Group Selectors SLC, we wish to give below in point form some of our observations. School Coaches directing Captains of Teams to use spinners with the new ball during U 13, U15, U17 and U 19 One Day matches and 2 day matches instead of using fast Bowlers. School Coaches instructing Grounds… Read More →

SLSCA Under 15 & 17 Tournaments Semi Finals and Final Fixtures

Under 15 Lakbima Trophy Cricket Tournament Under 15 Lakbima Trophy Cricket Tournament Division I – 2nd Semi Final Match St. Sebastian’s College (A), Moratuwa Vs D. S. Senanayake College (A), Colombo 07 Date   :-       22nd September 2011 Venue           :-       Moors Grounds Under 15 Lakbima Trophy Cricket Tournament Division I – Final Date             :-       26th September 2011 Venue           :-       C . C . C . Grounds Under 15 Lakbima Trophy Cricket Tournament Division II – Final Royal College (B), Colombo 07  Vs  St. Servatiou’s College (A), Matara Date             :-       21st September  2011 Venue           :-       Moors Grounds Under 17 Lemonade Trophy Cricket Tournament Under 17 Lemonade Trophy Cricket Tournament Division I – Final Date             :-       25th… Read More →

Academies to Register with SLC, Through an Accreditation System

SLC Interim Committee has approved to register all private Cricket Academies around the country and have an accreditation system for all Cricket Academies renewable every 2 years. At present 32 Academies have already enlisted with Sri Lanka Cricket and it was decided to award accreditation to the 32 Academies that conform to the requirements and guidelines setup by Sri Lanka Cricket. The Academies will need to conform to the following requirements and guidelines as stated below . 1. Head Coach to posses Compulsory, Level 1 from any one of the Test Playing Nations / Asian Cricket Council / ICC 2. Assistant Coaches to posses minimum level: Compulsory Sri Lanka Level 1 3. Minimum of one (1) Outdoor or Indoor practice… Read More →