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Sports ministry sets up cricket advisory committee

Sports ministry sets up cricket advisory committee

Sri Lankaís sports ministry has appointed a five-member advisory committee to assist in Sri Lanka Cricketís day-to-day operations, until yet-to-be-announced board elections are held. It is expected to share duties with the sports ministry-appointed Competent Authority, which has been heading up SLC since June 1. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 12, 2018  10:34 pm
Chandimal out of second Test; Suranga Lakmal named captain

Chandimal out of second Test; Suranga Lakmal named captain

Sri Lanka Captain Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the second Test against England in Pallekele. Chandimal suffered a groin injury during the defeat in Galle and will be out for two weeks, which could also make him a doubt for the third Test, in Colombo, starting on November 23. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 11, 2018  03:47 pm
Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action

Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action

Sri Lanka off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the first Test against England, which the visitors won by 211 runs on Friday (09), stated International Cricket Council. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 11, 2018  03:34 pm
Chandimal doubtful for 2nd Test against England

Chandimal doubtful for 2nd Test against England

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal is doubtful for the second test against England in Kandy on November 14. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 11, 2018  12:52 pm
England win Galle test as Rangana Herath bows out

England win Galle test as Rangana Herath bows out

England secured victory on Friday in the first Test against Sri Lanka, winning by 211 runs at Galle and giving the visitors their first away Test success in 13 games. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 9, 2018  04:44 pm
England declare on 322-6, set Sri Lanka 462 to win

England declare on 322-6, set Sri Lanka 462 to win

England declared their second innings on 322 for six wickets, setting Sri Lanka 462 runs to win the first Test in Galle on Thursday. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 8, 2018  05:17 pm
Sri Lanka all out for 203; England lead by 139

Sri Lanka all out for 203; England lead by 139

Sri Lanka were all out for 203 in reply to Englandís first innings total of 342 on day two of the opening test against England on Wednesday. England is currently leading by 139 runs. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 7, 2018  04:41 pm
Ben Foakes ton as England out for 342 in first Test

Ben Foakes ton as England out for 342 in first Test

England were all out for 342 in their first innings on day two of the opening test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday (07). MORE..

(0) Comments | November 7, 2018  11:07 am
Rangana Herath gets 100th Galle scalp in farewell Test

Rangana Herath gets 100th Galle scalp in farewell Test

Rangana Herath, playing his 93rd and final Test, reached his 100th Test wicket at Galle Ė equalling the record held by countryman Muttiah Muralitharan and Englandís James Anderson to have taken 100 or more wickets at a single venue. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 6, 2018  02:31 pm
England elects to bat first against Sri Lanka

England elects to bat first against Sri Lanka

England won the toss and elected to bat in the first Test in Galle, handing both opener Rory Burns and wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes Test debuts. Batting first is a substantial advantage at this venue. The last six Tests have been won by the team that has done so. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 6, 2018  10:13 am
Lahiru Kumara axed from Sri Lanka squad for breaking team curfew

Lahiru Kumara axed from Sri Lanka squad for breaking team curfew

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lahiru Kumara has been removed from the Sri Lanka Test squad on disciplinary grounds. He has been replaced by Dushmantha Chameeera. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 5, 2018  06:42 pm
Pathum Nissanka out of danger after suffering blow to head

Pathum Nissanka out of danger after suffering blow to head

There was a scary moment on the second day of Englandís warm-up match against Sri Lanka Board Presidentís XI when local player Pathum Nissanka was taken to hospital after sustaining a blow to the head via a pull shot from Jos Buttler. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 31, 2018  08:35 pm