Sri Lanka women’s squad for tour of New Zealand


Media  Release At a meeting of the National Women’s Selection Committee held recently the following squad of 15 Players along with the standbys were selected for the ODI and T20 Series. The above tour will commence on the 28th of October and will go on upto 23rd November 2015. 1. Shashikala Siriwardene – Captain, 2. Chamari Atapattu – Vice Captain,  3. Prasadini Weerakkody,  4. Dilani Manodara,  5. Inoka Ranaweera,  6. Ama Kanchana  7. Maduri Samuddhika  8. Nipuni Hansika  9. Udeshika Prabodhini  10. Sripali Weerakkody  11. Hasini Perera  12. Anushika Sanjeevani  13. Nilakshi de Silva  14. Chamari Polgampola  15. Sugandhika Dassanayake Stand By: 1. Achini Kulasuriya 2. Oshadi Ranasinghe 3. Lasanthi Madhushani ** Unwell Udeshika Prabodhini has been replaced by Achini… Read More →

ICC Women’s Team Rankings launched

Sri Lanka Women's Cricket Team

ICC Media Release The International Cricket Council (ICC) today launched the official ICC Women’s Team Rankings, which incorporate results in all three formats of the game into one rankings system. Not surprisingly, Australia is ranked number one following its success in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 in India and the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2014 in Bangladesh. It also leads the ICC Women’s Championship, which is the qualifying tournament for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017. England is ranked second in the 10-team table, 10 points behind Australia, followed by New Zealand (109), India (105), West Indies (99), South Africa (92), Pakistan (81), Sri Lanka (74), Bangladesh (57) and Ireland (26). Teams will be added to the table as and… Read More →

Womens Cricket: Zone B & D share Championship in rain-hit final

Zone B & D share Championship in rain-hit final

The Women’s zonal championship ended in a stalemate as organizers were forced to call off the final between Zone B and Zone D due to inclement weather. The rains came down just after Zone D had completed their 50 overs, reaching 171 for the loss of 8 wickets. Brief scores Zone D 171-8 in 50 overs (Yasoda Mendis 68, Dilani Manodara 28, Oshadi Ranasinghe 3/34, Sashikala Siriwardena 2/29) Zone B Did not bat Route to the final Zone B Vs Zone C – Won by 9 wickets (Zone C 146 All out – Zone D 147/1) Vs Zone D – Lost by 83 runs (Zone D 176/8 – Zone B 93 All Out) Vs Zone A – Won by 9… Read More →

White Ferns to host Sri Lanka in November – Match Fixture


Having previously appeared in New Zealand only during the ICC Women’s World Cup in 2000, Sri Lanka is set to play five ODIs and three Twenty20 Internationals in New Zealand this November. In the first three of those ODIs, IWC points will be on the line. 2015/16 WHITE FERNS v Sri Lanka  3 November     ODI 1    Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln 5 November     ODI 2    Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln 7 November     ODI 3    Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln 10 November   ODI 4    Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln 13 November   ODI 5    Hagley Oval, Christchurch 15 November   T20i 1    Hagley Oval, Christchurch 20 November   T20i 2    Saxton Oval, Nelson 22 November   T20i 3    Saxton Oval, Nelson

Sri Lanka Women’s Squad for the tour of New Zealand 2015


Media Release At a meeting of the National Women’s Selection Committee held on 1st September 2015, the following squad of 20 Players was selected for the Women’s Team tour of New Zealand which will take place from the 27th October to 23rd November 2015. 1                   Sashikala  Siriwardene (Captain) 2                   Chamari  Attapattu 3                   Prasadini Weerakkody 4                   Dilani  Manodara 5                   Eshani  Lokusuriya 6                   Inoka  Ranaweera 7                   Ama  Kanchana 8                   Suganthika  Kumari 9                   Maduri  Samuddhika 10                 Nipuni  Hansika 11                 Udeshika  Prabodini 12                 Oshadi  Ranasinghe 13                 Lasanthi  Madushani 14                 Sripali Weerakkody 15                 Hansini  Perera 16                 Rose Perera 17                 Anushka Sanjeewani 18                 Nilakshi Silva 19                 Kushanthi Liyanage 20                 Chamari Polgampola

Womens Zonal Limited Over Tournament 2015

TEAMS Womens -ZONE- A – Athapaththu womens-ZONE- B – Shashikala Women’s -ZONE-C- Eshani Women’s – ZONE-D- Sripali DATE MATCH VENUE Time 25th Aug ZONE – A ZONE- B Colts 09.50am 28th Aug ZONE-C ZONE-D Colts 09.50am 01st Sep ZONE-A ZONE-C MCA 09.50am 02nd Sep ZONE-D ZONE-B MCA 09.50am 08th Sep ZONE-A ZONE-D MCA 09.50am 09th Sep ZONE-B ZONE-C MCA 09.50am 15th Sep FINALS RPICS 09.50am

Unbeaten Navy clinch Womens division one title

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Navy Women, tournament’s only unbeaten team, deservedly won the title of Women’s D1 Limited-over tournament 2015 this afternoon when they comprehensively beat Air Force by six wickets in the finals played at Colts ground proving their supremacy in Women’s cricket. In a final that could not match the excitement after Navy bowlers led by Udeshika Prabodini bowled out Air Force, who took the first lease on winning the toss, for a paltry 86 making this final a completely one-sided affair. Sanduni Abeywickrama and Sripali Weerakkody both started well for the Airwomen, but after they got out when both were on 23, the rest of the batting had no answer to a bowling attack that took the full control of the… Read More →

Air Force SC clinch Womens Division II – 40 overs Tournament


Date : 13 th July 2015 Played at :MCA Grounds Teams: Air Force SC “A” VS Navy SC “A” Toss won by : AF SC Batting First : AF SC scored 169 runs for 9 wicket over 40 Anushka Sanjeewani – 53 runs Shakila Kumari – 37 runs Bowling – Navy SC Priyani Adikari – 3 for 29 runs Mihirani Chaturika – 3 for 21 runs Second innings- Navy SC all out for 165 runs in 39.3 Batting – Priyani Adikari – 71 runs Dumila Dedunu – 24 runs Bowling- AF SC Shakila Kumari – 3 for 23 runs Harshani Maduwanthi – 2 for 27 runs Sudeepa Athukorala 2 for 22 runs Air Force SC “A” won by 4 runs

Southern Ladies clinch U26 Womens title in tense final


Central province batting first – Toss won Batting – Scored – 84 runs in 37 overs rain effected match all out Janani Kaushalya – 20 runs Madushika Methhananda – 10 runs Bowling Sandali Thiwanka – 08 overs 3 for 13 runs Nilangika Sanjeewani – 06 overs 2 for 13 runs Southern Province batting second Batting Scored 83 runs in 36.2 overs won the match by 01 wicket ( D/L) Malsha Shehani – 20 runs Anushka Sanjeewani – 10 runs Bowling – Ruchini Samarasinghe – 08 overs 3 for 16 runs Mihiri Madushani – 06 overs 2 for 20 runs Best batter- Anushka Sanjeewani Best Bowler – Nilangika sanjeewani Best all-rounder – Ruchini samarasinghe Player of the final – Sadali Thiwanka

Women’s U26 Inter Provincial Limited (Red Ball) Overs Tournament 2015/16

TEAMS 1. North Central Province 2. Western Province 3. Southern Province 4. Central Province DATE MATCH VENUE Time 8-Jun North Cental Province Southern Province MCA 09.50am Central Province Western Province Moors Grounds 09.50am 10-Jun North Cental Province Central Provinve Moors Grounds 09.50am Western Province Southern Province MCA 09.50am 12-Jun North Central Province Western Province Moors Grounds 09.50am Central Province Southern Province MCA 09.50am 15-Jun FINAL Colts Grounds 09.50am

Statement to the media – National Women’s Cricket

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Media Release In response to several inquiries made by the media, Sri Lanka Cricket states that, it has now received the Report which was recently submitted to the Hon. Minister of Tourism and Sports by the Committee of Inquiry appointed on 14th November 2014 by the then Minister of Sports. This Committee of Inquiry consisted of Justice N. E. Dissanayake, Retired Judge of the Supreme Court (Chairman), Ms.Tharangani Keenawinna Dissanaike, Public Trustee and Mr. S. Aloka Bandara, Director of Combined Services of the Ministry of Public Administration. The Committee of Inquiry has investigated and reported on alleged incidents of sexual harassment and improper conduct said to have been committed in 2013 and 2014 by some Officials handling Women’s Cricket. Sri… Read More →

Windies women seal T20I series with nine-wicket win


The visiting West Indies beat Sri Lanka by nine-wickets in the third and final Women’s Twenty20 International to seal the series 2-1. Stafanie Taylor top-scored with 38 as West Indies chased down their target of 75 with 52 balls to spare. Brief Score: Sri Lanka Women 74/9 (20) Chamari Atapattu 43, Anisa Mohammed 2/7, Hayley Matthews 4/10 Vs West Indies Women 75/1 (11.2) Stafanie Taylor 38, Hayley Matthews 32* West Indies Women won by 9 wickets (with 52 balls remaining) Full Scorecard