Island Cricket - Home of the Sri Lankan Cricket Fan http://island-cricket.com/rss.xml Home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan en Sri Lankan Test cricketer interviewed by ICC anti-corruption unit http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/lankan-test-player-interviewed-by-icc-anti-corruption-unit <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/srgwe34.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> At least one Sri Lanka national cricketer was interviewed by the ICC’s Anti-Corruption officials in the aftermath of Sri Lanka’s defeat to Bangladesh in the second Test at the P. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/lankan-test-player-interviewed-by-icc-anti-corruption-unit#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 ICC Match Fixing Allegations SLC Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:16:42 +0000 WZRD 53453 at http://island-cricket.com Only SLC opposes Manohar at ICC, http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/only-slc-opposes-manohar-at-icc <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/246785.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Such was the support behind Shashank Manohar the ICC Board Resolution circulated this week requesting him to remain in the post was passed with overwhelming support: nine out of the ten Full Members b </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/only-slc-opposes-manohar-at-icc#comments ICC SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:08:30 +0000 WZRD 53452 at http://island-cricket.com Will Sri Lanka qualify for the 2019 Cricket World Cup? http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/534510325/will-sri-lanka-qualify-for-the-2019-cricket-world-cup <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-ic-news-photo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/icnews/c9w1fg5h.png" alt="Photo" title="Will Sri Lanka qualify for the 2019 Cricket World Cup?" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>After the crushing defeat in the first ODI against Bangladesh in Dambulla, Sri Lankan fans will be nervous about their team&#39;s chances of qualifying for the 2019 World Cup. </p> <p><a href="http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/534510325/will-sri-lanka-qualify-for-the-2019-cricket-world-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/534510325/will-sri-lanka-qualify-for-the-2019-cricket-world-cup#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Graham Ford ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 ICC ODI Rankings for Teams SLC Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:36:26 +0000 Island Cricket 53451 at http://island-cricket.com Dinesh Chandimal 59 vs Bangladesh, Dambulla, 2017 http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/dinesh-chandimal-59-vs-bangladesh-dambulla-2017 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/dinesh-chandimal-59-vs-bangladesh-dambulla-2017#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Dinesh Chandimal Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:02:03 +0000 Doosra 53450 at http://island-cricket.com Bangladesh go 1-0 up in ODI series against Sri Lanka http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bangladesh-go-1-0-up-in-odi-series-against-sri-lanka <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/w54g4he.png" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Opener Tamim Iqbal struck his eighth hundred and shared a 144-run stand with Shakib Al Hasan to set up a comprehensive 90-run win for Bangladesh over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international at Da </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bangladesh-go-1-0-up-in-odi-series-against-sri-lanka#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:50:25 +0000 Ryan 53449 at http://island-cricket.com Tamim, Shakib demolish Sri Lanka http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-win-toss-bangladesh-bat-first <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/2606481.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bangladesh carried forward the momentum from their historic 100th Test win by making a rousing start to the three-match ODI series in Dambulla. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-win-toss-bangladesh-bat-first#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:24:03 +0000 Jagath Perera 53448 at http://island-cricket.com Samaraweera with Walsh in the Bangladesh team bus http://island-cricket.com/albums/photos/srilankacricket/53447 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-imagealbum"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/1d6dg5ghj9w4.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thilan Samaraweera and Courtney Walsh in the Bangladesh team bus during their tour of Sri Lanka. Samaraweera is working as batting consultant and Walsh is the bowling coach of Bangladesh. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/albums/photos/srilankacricket/53447#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Thilan Samaraweera Off the field Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:15:08 +0000 Shehara 53447 at http://island-cricket.com Mashrafe Mortaza vs Upul Tharanga and other key battles http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mashrafe-mortaza-vs-upul-tharanga-and-other-key-battles <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/mashrafe-mortaza11.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Both teams have squared off in 38 matches, with Sri Lanka having the upper hand with 33 wins, suggesting that Bangladesh have had a tough time against their subcontinent neighbours. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mashrafe-mortaza-vs-upul-tharanga-and-other-key-battles#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:50:33 +0000 Maari 53446 at http://island-cricket.com Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI at Dambulla: Likely XIs for both teams http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bangladesh-vs-sri-lanka-1st-odi-at-dambulla-likely-xis-for-both-teams <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/bangladesh9team.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bangladesh are all set to lock horns with hosts Sri Lankain the first One-Day International (ODI) at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bangladesh-vs-sri-lanka-1st-odi-at-dambulla-likely-xis-for-both-teams#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:46:31 +0000 Maari 53445 at http://island-cricket.com Mumbai Indians to begin preparatory camp under Mahela Jayawardene http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mumbai-indians-to-begin-preparatory-camp-under-mahela-jayawardene-on-april-25 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/1482483169_mahela-jayawardene.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Two-time champions Mumbai Indians will begin their preparatory camp for the IPL season 10 tomorrow under the new head coach Mahela Jayawardene. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mumbai-indians-to-begin-preparatory-camp-under-mahela-jayawardene-on-april-25#comments IPL IPL 2017 Mahela Jayawardena Mumbai Indians Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:54:31 +0000 WZRD 53444 at http://island-cricket.com Franchise cricket paved way for comeback – Thisara Perera http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/franchise-cricket-paved-way-for-comeback-thisara-perera <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/s68r8frww.png" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> After a lapse of six months and three tours all-rounder Thisara Perera has returned to the Sri Lanka team and is set to wear the national colours today against Bangladesh here in Dambulla, the same pl </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/franchise-cricket-paved-way-for-comeback-thisara-perera#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Thisara Perera Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:18:52 +0000 WZRD 53443 at http://island-cricket.com Tharanga promises improved fielding performance http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/tharanga-promises-improved-fielding-performance <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/v15f8s5g.png" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga promised an improved performance in fielding after horrendous fielding cost the team dearly during the second Test against Bangladesh in Colombo. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/tharanga-promises-improved-fielding-performance#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Upul Tharanga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:25:37 +0000 WZRD 53442 at http://island-cricket.com Five new players in Sri Lanka U19 team for Australia tour http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/five-new-players-in-sri-lanka-u19-team-for-australia-tour <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/slu19.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sri Lanka Cricket selectors have included five new players in the Sri Lanka Under-19 team for the forthcoming tour of Australia. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/five-new-players-in-sri-lanka-u19-team-for-australia-tour#comments Hasitha Boyagoda Kamindu Mendis Sri Lanka U19 Sri Lanka U19 in Australia 2017 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:10:48 +0000 WZRD 53441 at http://island-cricket.com 'Important to gain confidence ahead of Champions Trophy' - Tharanga http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/upul-tharanga-and-mashrafe-mortaza-previews-the-1st-odi-at-dambulla <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/upul-tharanga-and-mashrafe-mortaza-previews-the-1st-odi-at-dambulla#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Upul Tharanga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:05:26 +0000 WZRD 53440 at http://island-cricket.com D-Day for Sri Lankan cricket http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/d-day-for-sri-lankan-cricket <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/n9o5p04bg.png" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Imagine the national cricket team being kicked out of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019! </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/d-day-for-sri-lankan-cricket#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 SLC Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:17:27 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 53439 at http://island-cricket.com Bangladesh lose warm-up match by two runs against SLB President's XI http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bangladesh-lose-warm-up-match-by-two-runs-against-slb-presidents-xi <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/p15_bd_650381.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bangladesh fell three runs short of their mammoth chase of 355 runs against Sri Lanka Board (SLB) President&#039;s XI in the thrilling limited-over tour match at Colombo Cricket Club Ground on Wednesd </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bangladesh-lose-warm-up-match-by-two-runs-against-slb-presidents-xi#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:54:29 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 53438 at http://island-cricket.com Insipid ODI form a worry for Sri Lanka http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/insipid-odi-form-worry-for-sri-lanka <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/2586361.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Some have suggested Sri Lankan cricket has entered a death spiral; others have argued that while there is cause for significant concern, there is hope yet. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/insipid-odi-form-worry-for-sri-lanka#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:41:56 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 53437 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lankan daily rips apart national cricket team http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lankan-daily-rips-apart-national-cricket-team <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/558595-sri-lanka-cricket-deathsport1.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As if misery inflicted by the Bangladesh Cricket Team on Sri Lankans wasn&#039;t enough, their national daily The Island, termed hosts&#039; four-wicket loss in the second Test at Colombo as the death </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lankan-daily-rips-apart-national-cricket-team#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Rex Clementine SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:27:50 +0000 Che 53436 at http://island-cricket.com Both teams are equal: Mashrafe http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/both-teams-are-equal-mashrafe <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/mashrafe-and-co.-leave-for-sri-lanka1.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza thinks both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are starting the three-match ODI series equal. Home advantage is an extra advantage for Sri Lanka, he also said. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/both-teams-are-equal-mashrafe#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:26:27 +0000 Maari 53435 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lankan cricketers preparing for the ODI series against Bangladesh http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/our-lions-preparing-for-the-odi-series-in-dambulla <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/our-lions-preparing-for-the-odi-series-in-dambulla#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:38:26 +0000 Sashlakshan 53434 at http://island-cricket.com