Island Cricket - Home of the Sri Lankan Cricket Fan http://island-cricket.com/rss.xml Home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan en SLC confirms ACU inquiry, to give full support http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-confirms-acu-inquiry-to-give-full-support <!-- 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/images-9.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 a meeting held last evening at SLC headquarter, the executive committee issued a directive to all SLC officials and employees to extend their fullest corporation providing any and all information r </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-confirms-acu-inquiry-to-give-full-support#comments ICC Match Fixing Allegations Pramodya Wickramasinghe SLC Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:38:36 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56405 at http://island-cricket.com Former SL fast bowler says he didn’t make allegations against players http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/former-sl-fast-bowler-says-he-didn-t-make-allegations-against-players <!-- 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/imagefield_default_images/defaultthumbnail.jpg" alt="" title="" 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"> Former player Pramodya Wickramasinghe had said there were “unnatural match patterns” and player selections during the team’s recent poor run </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/former-sl-fast-bowler-says-he-didn-t-make-allegations-against-players#comments Sun, 24 Sep 2017 10:02:47 +0000 Maari 56404 at http://island-cricket.com ICC Statement following ACU officers visit to Sri Lanka http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/icc-statement-following-acu-officers-visit-to-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/icc_59.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"> &quot;There is currently an ICC (ACU) investigation underway in Sri Lanka. Naturally as part of this we are talking to a number of people,&quot; said Alex Marshall. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/icc-statement-following-acu-officers-visit-to-sri-lanka#comments ICC SLC Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:23:39 +0000 Daniel Alexander 56403 at http://island-cricket.com Herath expects competitive series http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/herath-expects-competitive-series <!-- 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/hera_26.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"> Veteran spinner Rangana Herath expects a competitive series when Sri Lanka meet Pakistan, which will be between two evenly balanced sides. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/herath-expects-competitive-series#comments Rangana Herath Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:20:04 +0000 Daniel Alexander 56402 at http://island-cricket.com Exposed! Chamara Silva innocent, K. Mathivanan wrongly framed him and slapped two year ban http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/exposed-chamara-silva-innocent-k-mathivanan-wrongly-framed-him-and-slapped-two- <!-- 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/img_20170922_144028_0.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"> Notably, the President of the committee Asela Rekawa also made it clear, while announcing the verdict, that it was ExCo who decided about the punishment, not the committee. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/exposed-chamara-silva-innocent-k-mathivanan-wrongly-framed-him-and-slapped-two-#comments Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:15:53 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56401 at http://island-cricket.com ICC launches corruption probe in Sri Lanka http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/icc-launches-corruption-probe-in-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/20170924054709.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"> The ICC has confirmed its Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has opened an investigation in Sri Lanka, less than 48 hours after 40 top cricketers petitioned Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to launch an inquiry into c </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/icc-launches-corruption-probe-in-sri-lanka#comments Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:20:08 +0000 Maari 56400 at http://island-cricket.com Who is fooling whom? http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/who-is-fooling-whom <!-- 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/20170924054456.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"> There have been lofty claims by the present cricket hierarchy on how smart their decisionmaking is compared to those made by the Interim Committee/s that preceded their tenure in office. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/who-is-fooling-whom#comments Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:15:43 +0000 Maari 56399 at http://island-cricket.com Watch out for Sadeera, says former coach http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/watch-out-for-sadeera-says-former-coach <!-- 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/20170924054059.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"> Many people associated with Sri Lankan cricket are excited with the young talent of Sadeera Samarawickrama. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/watch-out-for-sadeera-says-former-coach#comments Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:11:53 +0000 Maari 56398 at http://island-cricket.com Better times are ahead http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/better-times-are-ahead <!-- 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/20170924053804.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"> Ours is not an effort to sing praises of Sri Lanka Cricket. Why the national team hit new lows by losingto Zimbabwe and Bangladesh this year was partly due to administrative blunders. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/better-times-are-ahead#comments Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:10:13 +0000 Maari 56397 at http://island-cricket.com Sangakkara leaves the Kia Oval outfield for the final time http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sangakkara-leaves-the-kia-oval-outfield-for-the-final-time <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sangakkara-leaves-the-kia-oval-outfield-for-the-final-time#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:01:04 +0000 Sujan 56396 at http://island-cricket.com Kumar Sangakkara speaks after finishing his final match for Surrey http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kumar-sangakkara-speaks-after-finishing-his-final-match-for-surrey <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kumar-sangakkara-speaks-after-finishing-his-final-match-for-surrey#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:59:40 +0000 Sujan 56395 at http://island-cricket.com ICC launches Sri Lanka investigation after Pramodya Wickramasinghe allegations http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/icc-launches-sri-lanka-investigation-after-pramodya-wickramasinghe-allegations <!-- 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/_97990124_pramodya_wickramasinghe99_getty.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"> A corruption investigation has been launched into the Sri Lanka team after allegations were made by an ex-player. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/icc-launches-sri-lanka-investigation-after-pramodya-wickramasinghe-allegations#comments ICC Pramodya Wickramasinghe SLC Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:55:40 +0000 Sujan 56394 at http://island-cricket.com In Lanka’s last desert storm Mathews shone http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/in-lanka-s-last-desert-storm-mathews-shone <!-- 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/media-24519.gif" 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"> Unhonoured and unsung (at the present time) the Sri Lankan team will leave for the venues in the desert sands with a few things to prove. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/in-lanka-s-last-desert-storm-mathews-shone#comments Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka in UAE 2013/14 Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:42:08 +0000 Sujan 56393 at http://island-cricket.com Aravinda's pill for cricket's ills: Is this the answer to cricket’s impasse http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/aravindas-pill-for-crickets-ills-is-this-the-answer-to-cricket-s-impasse <!-- 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/aravinda-de-silva-m.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"> Former Sri Lanka skipper Aravinda de Silva is tipped to be Vice President of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), but the cricket legend says he still has not decided on the matter. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/aravindas-pill-for-crickets-ills-is-this-the-answer-to-cricket-s-impasse#comments Aravinda de Silva SLC Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:13:01 +0000 Sujan 56392 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka Cricket to take Pramodya files to CID http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-cricket-to-take-pramodya-files-to-cid <!-- 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/1111.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 Cricket will make an official complaint with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) requesting an investigation into some ‘serious’ allegations made by former national cricketer Pramody </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-cricket-to-take-pramodya-files-to-cid#comments Angelo Mathews Pramodya Wickramasinghe SLC Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:10:36 +0000 Sujan 56391 at http://island-cricket.com Lankans move to UAE still looking for answers http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/lankans-move-to-uae-still-looking-for-answers <!-- 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/dsc_2310.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 an exhausting several months of cricket at home, Sri Lanka will leave for UAE today in a state of flux and disarray. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/lankans-move-to-uae-still-looking-for-answers#comments Nic Pothas Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:09:08 +0000 Sujan 56390 at http://island-cricket.com Dasun Shanaka Smash a whirlwind century in Premier league tournament http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/dasun-shanaka-smash-whirlwind-century-in-premier-league-tournament <!-- 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/img_20170923_230224.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 dashing allrounder Dasun Shanaka smashed a whirlwind century against Kanrich Finance in 25th Singer-MCA Premier league tournament, on Saturday. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/dasun-shanaka-smash-whirlwind-century-in-premier-league-tournament#comments Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:42:57 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56389 at http://island-cricket.com How can we improve Sri Lanka cricket http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/how-can-we-improve-sri-lanka-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/imagefield_default_images/defaultthumbnail.jpg" alt="" title="" 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"> Developing one’s own skill in cricket comes only at club level (Higher Division cricket) by playing for the club with others who have represented Sri Lanka or played higher level of cricket. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/how-can-we-improve-sri-lanka-cricket#comments Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:51:30 +0000 Maari 56388 at http://island-cricket.com Sangakkara signs off for Surrey http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-signs-off-for-surrey <!-- 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/sanga_82.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"> Sangakkara, a day after being given honorary life membership of Surrey, made 35 in his final innings at the Oval as they chased 143 four down to beat Somerset. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-signs-off-for-surrey#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:03:22 +0000 Daniel Alexander 56387 at http://island-cricket.com Pakistan name 5 uncapped players for Sri Lanka tests http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/pakistan-name-5-uncapped-players-for-sri-lanka-tests <!-- 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/prv_1506151239.jpeg" 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"> Pakistan have called up young pacer Mir Hamza in the 16-member squad announced on Saturday (September 23) for the upcoming two-match Test series against Sri Lanka in UAE. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/pakistan-name-5-uncapped-players-for-sri-lanka-tests#comments Sat, 23 Sep 2017 07:37:15 +0000 Maari 56386 at http://island-cricket.com Dickwela first player to complete 50 international innings without a Duck http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/dickwela-first-player-to-complete-50-international-innings-without-duck <!-- 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/niroshandickwellaenglandlionsvsrilankafa678jdeuc-l.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"> He has so far played 10 test, 24 ODI&#039;s and 9 T20 for Sri Lanka. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/dickwela-first-player-to-complete-50-international-innings-without-duck#comments Sat, 23 Sep 2017 02:46:16 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56385 at http://island-cricket.com English Cricket salutes Sangakkara after his final innings for Surrey http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/english-cricket-salutes-sangakkara-after-his-final-innings-for-surrey <!-- 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/img_20170923_071154_0.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"> &quot;Special win, incredible to learn from @KumarSanga2 these last few years, words can&#039;t describe how much of a legend of a man he is #theking&quot; wrote Sam Curran. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/english-cricket-salutes-sangakkara-after-his-final-innings-for-surrey#comments Sat, 23 Sep 2017 02:44:18 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56384 at http://island-cricket.com Sadeera Samarawickrama has a Similar Batting technique like Michael Clarke http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sadeera-samarawickrama-has-similar-batting-technique-like-michael-clarke <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sadeera-samarawickrama-has-similar-batting-technique-like-michael-clarke#comments ICC SLC Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:14:52 +0000 Mr.X 56383 at http://island-cricket.com ICC to approve four-day Tests? http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/icc-to-approve-four-day-tests <!-- 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/20170923060505.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"> The ICC is likely to grant Test status to the four-day match between South Africa and Zimbabwe on Boxing Day, but strictly as a “trial” exercise. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/icc-to-approve-four-day-tests#comments Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:36:11 +0000 Maari 56382 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka practice with the pink ball ahead of Pakistan Tests http://island-cricket.com/albums/photos/srilankacricket/56381 <!-- 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/50766a22-cf4b-468a-9c7a-a04332dc1288.jpeg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/7ec231db-6eda-48da-9519-f3ae2b7778b2.jpeg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/e5a425e1-f095-431a-9d94-49c194834da2.jpeg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/896fd01e-4015-4c9b-97be-d68a5e1475fc.jpeg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/5ef473ff-b39e-41a5-af29-fee2b6efad1e.jpeg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/54109063-1594-4c76-a91f-802b63cd2ff3.jpeg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/5879bc85-c4eb-4871-823c-e85a5c0db188.jpeg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/087a3bba-a907-490d-b395-765326ac0b9b.jpeg" 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"> Sri Lanka have started practising with the pink ball ahead of the Pakistan series at UAE </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/albums/photos/srilankacricket/56381#comments Dinesh Chandimal Lahiru Gamage Nuwan Pradeep On the field Rangana Herath Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Vishwa Fernando Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:01:26 +0000 Nibraz Ramzan 56381 at http://island-cricket.com 'Big relief we don't have to play against the two any more' - Herath http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/pakistan-will-struggle-without-misbah-and-younis-herath <!-- 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/prv_15060866001.jpeg" 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"> Veteran Rangana Herath is relieved that he will not have to bowl at senior Pakistani duo of Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan any longer. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/pakistan-will-struggle-without-misbah-and-younis-herath#comments Rangana Herath Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:26:50 +0000 Maari 56380 at http://island-cricket.com Cricketers refute Pramodya's baseless allegations, request SLC inquiry http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/national-cricketers-refute-pramodya-s-baseless-allegations-request-slc-for-inqu <!-- 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/pramodya.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"> The national cricketers including 40 contracted players have called for an immediate inquiry in to certain ‘shocking’ allegations made by former Sri Lanka cricketer and selector, Pramodya Wickremasing </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/national-cricketers-refute-pramodya-s-baseless-allegations-request-slc-for-inqu#comments Match Fixing Allegations Pramodya Wickramasinghe SLC Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka 2017 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:11:33 +0000 Maari 56379 at http://island-cricket.com In full: Sangakkara's final speech as a Surrey player http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/in-full-sangakkara-s-awards-speech <!-- 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/sangakkara-speech.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"> It’s been kind of a unique journey for me, coming from international cricket to Surrey and I remember when Graham Ford asked me to come here. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/in-full-sangakkara-s-awards-speech#comments Kumar Sangakkara Mahela Jayawardena Surrey Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:00:38 +0000 WZRD 56378 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka cricketers want 'shocking' corruption allegations by former selector probed http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/chandimal-tharanga-among-forty-cricketers-who-want-shocking-corruption-allegati <!-- 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/prv_1506080198.jpeg" 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"> All of Sri Lanka&#039;s contracted players have written a letter to Sri Lanka Cricket, asking the board to probe the allegations made by former fast bowler Pramodaya Wickramasinghe, that there was cor </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/chandimal-tharanga-among-forty-cricketers-who-want-shocking-corruption-allegati#comments Angelo Mathews Match Fixing Allegations Pramodya Wickramasinghe SLC Upul Tharanga Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka 2017 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:53:57 +0000 WZRD 56377 at http://island-cricket.com 40 SL players asks for inquiry over Pramodya Wickramasinghe allegations of foul play http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/40-sl-players-asks-for-inquiry-over-pramodya-wickramasinghe-allegations <!-- 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/images_5_6.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"> Former selector and a key member of 1996 world cup winning team, he made some serious allegations on Hiru TV about the fourth ODI against Zimbabwe. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/40-sl-players-asks-for-inquiry-over-pramodya-wickramasinghe-allegations#comments Pramodya Wickramasinghe Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:51:44 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56376 at http://island-cricket.com SLC Asst. Secretary Ravin manipulated result of Panadura-Kalutara fiasco inquiry to escape Scott free http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-asst-secretary-ravin-manipulated-result-of-panadura-kalutara-fiasco-inquiry <!-- 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/img_20170922_144028.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"> Ravin Wickramaratne, the Assistant secretary of SLC deliberately manipulated the outcome of the inquiry with tournament manager and Legel Officer. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-asst-secretary-ravin-manipulated-result-of-panadura-kalutara-fiasco-inquiry#comments SLC Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:14:48 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56375 at http://island-cricket.com Should Charith Asalanka play in the ODI series against Pakistan? http://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/should-charith-asalankaall-rounderright-arm-off-spin-play-against-pakistan-in-o <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1" name="choice" value="1" class="form-radio" /> 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src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/img_20170922_061940.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 cricketers, including Hard Hitting Dasun Shanaka, we&#039;re present at the colourful event. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/blessings-from-sl-cricketers-who-receive-sports-festival-torch-photos#comments Dasun Shanaka Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:02:02 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56373 at http://island-cricket.com Akila Dananjaya's Variations (Off/Leg break,Carrom ball,Wrong 'un and Doosra.) http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/akila-dananjayas-variations-offleg-breakcarrom-ballwrong-un-and-doosra <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/akila-dananjayas-variations-offleg-breakcarrom-ballwrong-un-and-doosra#comments Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:50:00 +0000 Maari 56372 at http://island-cricket.com SLC President, cricketers welcome National Sports Festival torch http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-president-cricketers-welcome-national-sports-festival-torch <!-- 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/z_p16-slc1_1.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"> The country’s ongoing 41st National Sports Festival is the rage these days and it brought pomp and pageantry to all parts of the country with the torch wended its way through the city metropolis to th </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-president-cricketers-welcome-national-sports-festival-torch#comments SLC Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:31:46 +0000 Maari 56371 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka hope Mathews will be fit for second Test http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-hope-mathews-will-be-fit-for-second-test <!-- 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/98d65d.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’s Cricket Manager Asanka Gurusinha hopes that former captain Angelo Mathews will be fit for the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-hope-mathews-will-be-fit-for-second-test#comments Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:27:41 +0000 Maari 56370 at http://island-cricket.com Kumar Sangakkara makes 157 before bowlers put hosts in control http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/kumar-sangakkara-makes-157-before-bowlers-put-hosts-in-control <!-- 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/kumar-sangakkara_3.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"> Kumar Sangakkara was out for 157, his fourth 150-plus score this season. The Sri Lankan was eventually dismissed as he tried to attack the seam bowling of Somerset captain Tom Abell, but the 39-year- </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/kumar-sangakkara-makes-157-before-bowlers-put-hosts-in-control#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:05:17 +0000 WZRD 56369 at http://island-cricket.com Sangakkara dominates End of Season Awards http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-dominates-end-of-season-awards <!-- 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/kumar-awards.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"> The great Sri Lankan, who will retire from first-class cricket at the end of the season, was honoured with the Members’ Player of the Year, Player of the Year, Sylvester Clarke Large Rum Moment, Kia B </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-dominates-end-of-season-awards#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:01:22 +0000 WZRD 56368 at http://island-cricket.com Lahore T20 subject to security: Sri Lanka http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/lahore-t20-subject-to-security-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/9p0n6t_1.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 says it will send its team to Pakistan for a Twenty20 international next month only after more security assessments. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/lahore-t20-subject-to-security-sri-lanka#comments Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:50:49 +0000 Maari 56367 at http://island-cricket.com Pre-tour Press Conference – Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan in UAE 2017 http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/video-pre-tour-press-conference-sri-lanka-tourof-pakistan-in-uae-2017 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/video-pre-tour-press-conference-sri-lanka-tourof-pakistan-in-uae-2017#comments Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:49:49 +0000 Maari 56366 at http://island-cricket.com Hope in new players in the fold for Pakistan – CEO http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/hope-in-new-players-in-the-fold-for-pakistan-ceo <!-- 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/imagefield_default_images/defaultthumbnail.jpg" alt="" title="" 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"> Change in outlook in the national cricket in new selectors and a set of new players among seniors has generated new hope for Sri Lanka embarking on the test tour of Pakistan on Saturday, September 24. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/hope-in-new-players-in-the-fold-for-pakistan-ceo#comments Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:46:07 +0000 Maari 56365 at http://island-cricket.com Pope grateful for chance to bat with Sanga http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/pope-grateful-for-chance-to-bat-with-sanga <!-- 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/20170921181227.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"> Surrey youngster Ollie Pope was delighted to haveexperienced time in the middle with Kumar Sangakkara before the great Sri Lankan batsman retires from first-class cricket at the end of the season. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/pope-grateful-for-chance-to-bat-with-sanga#comments Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:43:25 +0000 Maari 56364 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka cricketers still to voice concerns over travelling to Pakistan http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-will-address-player-security-concerns-board-ceo-sl-in <!-- 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/wr4666fi.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"> &quot;We couldn&#039;t talk to Thisara much, but when I spoke to him once he said the security was very good,&quot; Chandimal said. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-will-address-player-security-concerns-board-ceo-sl-in#comments Ashley De Silva Dinesh Chandimal SLC Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Thisara Perera Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:55:06 +0000 WZRD 56363 at http://island-cricket.com Day 2, Somerset v Surrey, County Championship, Sep 20, 2017 - Highlights http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/highlights-surrey-v-somerset-day-2 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/highlights-surrey-v-somerset-day-2#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:27 +0000 WZRD 56362 at http://island-cricket.com Defeat against India brought boys together: Nic Pothas http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/defeat-against-india-brought-boys-together-nic-pothas <!-- 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/prv_1505981748.jpeg" 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 coach Nic Pothas believes several humiliating defeats at the hands of India during the recently concluded home series brought his team together. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/defeat-against-india-brought-boys-together-nic-pothas#comments Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:50:45 +0000 Maari 56361 at http://island-cricket.com Panadura SC denies wrongdoing, demands bans be rescinded http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/panadura-sc-denies-wrongdoing-demands-bans-be-rescinded <!-- 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/silva_2.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"> Administrators of Panadura Sports Club have demanded that Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) rescind the bans handed out to its players, while several players themselves have formally asked the board to reconsid </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/panadura-sc-denies-wrongdoing-demands-bans-be-rescinded#comments SLC Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:49:47 +0000 Daniel Alexander 56360 at http://island-cricket.com Huge blow as Mathews ruled out of Test series http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/huge-blow-as-mathews-ruled-out-of-series-0 <!-- 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/ang_7.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’s preparation for the bilateral series against Pakistan suffered a massive blow yesterday as former captain Angelo Mathews was ruled out of the Test series that gets underway later this mont </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/huge-blow-as-mathews-ruled-out-of-series-0#comments Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:18:37 +0000 Daniel Alexander 56359 at http://island-cricket.com World Cricket goes mad, as Sangakkara hits another ton http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/world-cricket-goes-mad-as-sangakkara-hits-another-ton <!-- 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/images-6-6_0.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"> Even though the legendary batsman is set to retire from the first class cricket at the end of the season, showing no marquee to bowlers, on his way to breaking records after records. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/world-cricket-goes-mad-as-sangakkara-hits-another-ton#comments Kumar Sangakkara Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:09:37 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56358 at http://island-cricket.com Sangakkara sets most unique record of County Cricket history http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-sets-most-unique-record-of-county-cricket-history <!-- 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/download_1_4.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"> Even though the legendary batsman is set to retire from the first class cricket at the end of the season, showing no marquee to bowlers, on his way to breaking records after records. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-sets-most-unique-record-of-county-cricket-history#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:41:08 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56357 at http://island-cricket.com Sangakkara hits eighth hundred of the season http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-hits-eighth-hundred-of-the-season <!-- 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/prv_1505930807.jpeg" 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"> Kumar Sangakkara, aged 39, scored his eighth first-class hundred in 13 innings this season, becoming the first player to as many hundreds in a Championship season since Marcus Trescothick in 2009. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-hits-eighth-hundred-of-the-season#comments Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:36:27 +0000 Maari 56356 at http://island-cricket.com Panadura SC contemplates legal action http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/panadura-sc-contemplates-legal-action <!-- 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/20170921055817.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"> Panadura Sports Club is contemplating legal action after Sri Lanka Cricket imposed severe sanction against the club following alleged match-fixing during their First Class match against Kalutara PCC </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/panadura-sc-contemplates-legal-action#comments Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:29:41 +0000 Maari 56355 at http://island-cricket.com Aravinda de Silva contacts police over fake Facebook profile http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/aravinda-lodges-cid-complain-after-fake-fb-profile <!-- 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/adesilva.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"> &quot;I made a complaint to the CID and I must tell you that they were extremely helpful. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/aravinda-lodges-cid-complain-after-fake-fb-profile#comments Aravinda de Silva Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:28:05 +0000 Maari 56354 at http://island-cricket.com Cricket legend Aravinda says thank you to CERT http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/cricket-legend-aravinda-says-thank-you-to-cert <!-- 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/z_p14-cricket.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"> De Silva said that he was shocked to get calls from several people stating that he was now on Facebook and responding to comments made on it. “I didn’t realize it until people started to phone me and </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/cricket-legend-aravinda-says-thank-you-to-cert#comments Aravinda de Silva Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:15:25 +0000 WZRD 56353 at http://island-cricket.com Huge blow as Mathews ruled out of series http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/huge-blow-as-mathews-ruled-out-of-series <!-- 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/1720185998di-p20-21-09-re-hgw-151.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’s preparation for the bilateral series against Pakistan suffered a massive blow yesterday as former captain Angelo Mathews was ruled out of the Test series that gets underway later this mont </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/huge-blow-as-mathews-ruled-out-of-series#comments Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:10:55 +0000 WZRD 56352 at http://island-cricket.com Kumar Sangakkara hits eighth century of the season at The Oval http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/kumar-sangakkara-hits-eighth-century-of-the-season-at-the-oval <!-- 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/_97942347_gettyimages-846065154.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"> Kumar Sangakkara continued his remarkable form with an eighth County Championship of the season for Surrey against relegation rivals Somerset. Sangakkara hit 119 not out as his side ended day two on </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/kumar-sangakkara-hits-eighth-century-of-the-season-at-the-oval#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:39:16 +0000 WZRD 56351 at http://island-cricket.com Sangakkara slams eighth century of the season http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-slams-eighth-century-of-the-season <!-- 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/images-6-6.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"> Legendary Kumar Sangakkara smashed yet another magnificent hundred for his county team Surrey against the arch rival Somerset. He hit 119 not out as his side ended day two on 328-6. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-slams-eighth-century-of-the-season#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:39:56 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56350 at http://island-cricket.com Angelo out as Sri Lanka add three new faces for Pakistan test http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-out-as-sri-lanka-add-three-new-faces-for-pakistan-test <!-- 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/prv_1505848829_0.jpeg" 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 all-rounder and former skipper AngeloMathews has been ruled out of the first test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi next week with a calf injury, but the uncapped Sadeera Samarawickrama, Roshen </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-out-as-sri-lanka-add-three-new-faces-for-pakistan-test#comments Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:31:58 +0000 Maari 56349 at http://island-cricket.com Angelo Mathews ruled out of first Test against Pakistan http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-mathews-ruled-out-of-first-test-against-pakistan <!-- 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/ange_7.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 allrounder Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi later this month with a calf strain. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-mathews-ruled-out-of-first-test-against-pakistan#comments Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:29:22 +0000 Daniel Alexander 56348 at http://island-cricket.com Sadeera Samarawickrama, Roshen Silva make Sri Lanka Test squad http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sadeera-samarawickrama-roshen-silva-make-sri-lanka-test-squad <!-- 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/sadee.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"> Wicketkeeper batsman Sadeera Samarawickrama and middle-order batsman Roshen Silva have made it to the 15-man squad Sri Lanka will send to the UAE to take on Pakistan in a two-Test series later this mo </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sadeera-samarawickrama-roshen-silva-make-sri-lanka-test-squad#comments Roshen Silva Sadeera Samarawickrama Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:29:50 +0000 Daniel Alexander 56347 at http://island-cricket.com Official Sri Lanka Test squad against Pakistan http://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/official-sri-lanka-test-squad-against-pakistan <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Sri Lanka Test squad&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Dimuth Karunarathne, Kaushal Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (Captain), Lahiru Thirimanne (Vice-Captain), Roshen Silva, Niroshan Di</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/official-sri-lanka-test-squad-against-pakistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/official-sri-lanka-test-squad-against-pakistan#comments ICC SLC Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 undefined Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:59:06 +0000 Mr.X 56346 at http://island-cricket.com Sadeera and Roshen called up to Sri Lanka Test squad http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sadeera-and-roshen-called-up-to-sri-lanka-test-squad <!-- 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/collage12.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"> Uncapped Sadeera Samarawickrama and Roshen Silva have been added to the Sri Lanka Test squad to take on Pakistan in the upcoming two-match series in the UAE. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sadeera-and-roshen-called-up-to-sri-lanka-test-squad#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:37:51 +0000 DDJW 56345 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka Test Squad against Pakistan http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-test-squad-against-pakistan-announced <!-- 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/sri-lanka-vs-pakistan-test-3rd.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"> Dinesh Chandimal – Captain, Lahiru Thirimanna – Vice Captain, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis, Sadheera Samarawickrema, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Rangana Herath, Lakshan Sandak </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-test-squad-against-pakistan-announced#comments Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:32:28 +0000 WZRD 56344 at http://island-cricket.com Panadura SC claims innocence; could take legal action http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/panadura-sc-claims-innocence-could-take-legal-action <!-- 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/prv_1505904431.jpeg" 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"> Panadura Sports Club, who were found guilty of misconduct and not playing to the Spirit of the Game by a Sri Lanka Cricket inquiry panel, will appeal to the board to overturn the ban imposed on the pl </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/panadura-sc-claims-innocence-could-take-legal-action#comments Match Fixing Allegations Panadura Sports Club SLC Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:33:14 +0000 WZRD 56343 at http://island-cricket.com Sadeera Samarwikrama gets Maiden call up, Roshen Silva to replace Mathews http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sadeera-samarwikrama-gets-maiden-call-up-roshan-silva-to-replace-mathews <!-- 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/img_20170920_153923.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 selectors have picked uncapped young batsman Sadeera Samarwikrama for the two match test series against Pakistan. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sadeera-samarwikrama-gets-maiden-call-up-roshan-silva-to-replace-mathews#comments Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:17:36 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56342 at http://island-cricket.com Angelo Mathews ruled out of Pakistan Test series opener http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-mathews-ruled-out-of-pakistan-test-series-opener <!-- 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/inj.jpeg" 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"> Former Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the opening Test against Pakistan with a grade one tear to his calf muscle, sustained during a training session, Cricbuzz learnt on Wednes </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-mathews-ruled-out-of-pakistan-test-series-opener#comments Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:36:52 +0000 Daniel Alexander 56341 at http://island-cricket.com Who will travel to the UAE for the Pakistan Tests? http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/who-will-travel-to-the-uae-for-the-pakistan-tests <!-- 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/dsc_6904.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"> The new selection committee led Graeme Labrooy is expected to name the Sri Lanka Cricket squad to face Pakistan in the coming hours with the Test team expected to travel to UAE on Sunday. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/who-will-travel-to-the-uae-for-the-pakistan-tests#comments Sri Lanka in UAE 2017 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:54:27 +0000 DDJW 56340 at http://island-cricket.com ICC Regional Umpires Workshop in Sri Lanka timely with new rule changes from Oct. 1 http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/icc-regional-umpires-workshop-in-sri-lanka-timely-with-new-rule-changes-from-oc <!-- 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/imagefield_default_images/defaultthumbnail.jpg" alt="" title="" 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"> The ICC Regional Umpires Workshop of Asia to be hosted by Sri Lanka commencing on Thursday, September 21 will be of tremendous importance to Sri Lanka and the regional countries in updating their know </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/icc-regional-umpires-workshop-in-sri-lanka-timely-with-new-rule-changes-from-oc#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:57:09 +0000 Maari 56339 at http://island-cricket.com Shamarh Brooks to lead Windies A in Sri Lanka series http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/shamarh-brooks-to-lead-windies-in-sri-lanka-series <!-- 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/prv_1505885228.jpeg" 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"> Batsman Shamarh Brooks has been appointed captain of the 13-member Windies A squad for the first two of the four-day matches in the upcoming home series against Sri Lanka A. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/shamarh-brooks-to-lead-windies-in-sri-lanka-series#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:50:24 +0000 Maari 56338 at http://island-cricket.com Sajith Fernando is eligible to be selector (read SLC constitution) http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sajith-fernando-is-eligible-to-be-selector-read-slc-constitution <!-- 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/images-2-21-384x381_0.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"> The main concern everyone had : is Sajith Fernando eligible to be appointed as selector? </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sajith-fernando-is-eligible-to-be-selector-read-slc-constitution#comments Sajith Fernando SLC Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:15:00 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56337 at http://island-cricket.com Should Farveez Maharoof include Pakistan ODI's ? http://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/should-farveez-maharoof-include-pakistan-odis <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting-1"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-1-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0-1"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0-1" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> 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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/images_2_40.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"> West Indies, the 1975 and 1979 World Cup champions had to win this five-match series 5-0, or 4-0 with a tie or no result, to avoid the indignity of going through qualifying for the next edition in Eng </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/jonny-bairstow-century-brings-joy-for-sri-lanka#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:09:36 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56335 at http://island-cricket.com Sajan at the centre of subplot involving UAE, India and Sri Lanka at Indoor Cricket World Cup http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sajan-at-the-centre-of-subplot-involving-uae-india-and-sri-lanka-at-indoor-cric <!-- 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/20170920061737.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"> When the UAE, Sri Lanka and India say they are playing for local bragging rights at the Indoor CricketWorld Cup, “local” is a far smaller scale than from here to the other side of the subcontinent. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sajan-at-the-centre-of-subplot-involving-uae-india-and-sri-lanka-at-indoor-cric#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:48:47 +0000 Maari 56334 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka secure World Cup berth after Windies defeat http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-secure-world-cup-berth-after-windies-defeat <!-- 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/20170920061249.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 have become the eighth and final team to qualify automatically for the 2019 World Cup, following West Indies&#039; seven-wicket defeat against England in the first ODI at Old Trafford. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-secure-world-cup-berth-after-windies-defeat#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:44:53 +0000 Maari 56333 at http://island-cricket.com Captains made the scapegoats for the sins of clubs http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/captains-made-the-scapegoats-for-the-sins-of-clubs <!-- 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/imagefield_default_images/defaultthumbnail.jpg" alt="" title="" 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"> The much awaited verdict on the match fixing incident that took place in a Premier Tier B League cricket match between Panadura SC and Kalutara PCC early this year at the Surrey Village grounds, Magon </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/captains-made-the-scapegoats-for-the-sins-of-clubs#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:42:07 +0000 Maari 56332 at http://island-cricket.com ‘Sri Lanka not alone in injuries to players’ http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-not-alone-in-injuries-to-players <!-- 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/20170920060922.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"> With the amount of international cricket that is being played today injuries to players have now become part and parcel of the sport and the role of the physiotherapist and others who form the support </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-not-alone-in-injuries-to-players#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:40:45 +0000 Maari 56331 at http://island-cricket.com Who can clean the Augean stables at Sri Lanka Cricket? http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/who-can-clean-the-augean-stables-at-sri-lanka-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/20170920060636.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"> The hierarchy of Sri Lanka Cricket seems to be now desperately trying to right their sinking boat by simply emptying the water with a tea-cup. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/who-can-clean-the-augean-stables-at-sri-lanka-cricket#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:37:27 +0000 Maari 56330 at http://island-cricket.com Labrooy determined to put cricket back on track http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/labrooy-determined-to-put-cricket-back-on-track <!-- 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/20170920060327.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"> The new selection panel headed by former fast bowler Graeme Labrooy received their letters of appointment from Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara at the ministry premises at Reid Avenue yesterday. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/labrooy-determined-to-put-cricket-back-on-track#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:34:45 +0000 Maari 56329 at http://island-cricket.com Tharanga relief as Windies loss sees Sri Lanka into World Cup http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/tharanga-relief-as-windies-loss-sees-sri-lanka-into-world-cup <!-- 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/wire-1374769-1505858487-733_634x500.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 captain Upul Tharanga backed his side to uphold the island&#039;s proud World Cup record after their automatic qualification for the 2019 edition in Britain was assured by West Indies&#039; </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/tharanga-relief-as-windies-loss-sees-sri-lanka-into-world-cup#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Upul Tharanga Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:22:00 +0000 Sujan 56328 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka qualify for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-qualify-for-icc-cricket-world-cup-2019 <!-- 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/sl_122.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 have qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after the Windies lost the first ODI against England at Old Trafford on Tuesday. With 30 September 2017 set as the cut-off date for automat </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-qualify-for-icc-cricket-world-cup-2019#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Upul Tharanga Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:19:08 +0000 WZRD 56327 at http://island-cricket.com Mathews relieved Sri Lanka's wait for World Cup qualification over http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mathews-relieved-sri-lankas-wait-for-world-cup-qualification-ove <!-- 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/prv_1505848829.jpeg" 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"> But defeat at Old Trafford means, Windies will now have to play a qualifying round while Sri Lanka&#039;s anxious wait for cricket&#039;s showpiece event in two year&#039;s time in England and Wales i </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mathews-relieved-sri-lankas-wait-for-world-cup-qualification-ove#comments Angelo Mathews ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:45:12 +0000 WZRD 56326 at http://island-cricket.com Education Ministry launches school cricket resurrecting act http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/education-ministry-launches-school-cricket-resurrecting-act <!-- 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/874564h6.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"> Amidst all the negative publicity enveloping the game of cricket, the Education Ministry has embarked on a project aimed at rejuvenating the game from the junior level. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/education-ministry-launches-school-cricket-resurrecting-act#comments Domestic Cricket Inter-School Cricket Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:23:30 +0000 Hilal 56325 at http://island-cricket.com Five teams from north in U15 Inter-District Tournament http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/five-teams-from-north-in-u15-inter-district-tournament <!-- 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/4srt4.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"> The Under (U)-15 Inter-District Cricket Tournament 2017 organised and conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is under way. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/five-teams-from-north-in-u15-inter-district-tournament#comments Domestic Cricket Inter-School Cricket Jaffna Cricket SLC Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:17:57 +0000 Hilal 56324 at http://island-cricket.com Asanka Gurusinha reappointed selector after resigning http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/asanka-gurusinha-reappointed-selector-after-resigning <!-- 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/f56fe8w53.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"> Gurusinha had been part of the Sanath Jayasuriya-led selection committee since April, and had resigned alongside that committee, saying: &quot;When the others are stepping down, I can&#039;t stay ther </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/asanka-gurusinha-reappointed-selector-after-resigning#comments Asanka Gurusinha Sanath Jayasuriya SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:13:38 +0000 Hilal 56323 at http://island-cricket.com Foakes' tribute to Sangakkara http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/foakes-tribute-to-sangakkara <!-- 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/ben_0.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"> Ben Foakes paid tribute to the batting help he has received from Surrey’s overseas star Kumar Sangakkara this season after hitting the hundred he hopes will have cemented his place in England’s Ashes </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/foakes-tribute-to-sangakkara#comments Kumar Sangakkara Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:56:31 +0000 Daniel Alexander 56322 at http://island-cricket.com Sports minister to launch inquiry on 'grass-trimming' fiasco http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/an-inquiry-to-be-launched-on-grass-trimming-fiasco <!-- 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/daya-and-mali-696x464.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"> Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara has launched an independent inquiry on the ‘pitch-trimming’ revelations made by senior fast bowler Lasith Malinga during last week’s brainstorming workshop held at </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/an-inquiry-to-be-launched-on-grass-trimming-fiasco#comments Dayasiri Jayasekara India in Sri Lanka 2017 Lasith Malinga SLC Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:48:07 +0000 AmilaSaman 56321 at http://island-cricket.com 1,044 new blood to women's cricket on SLC President's vision http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/1044-new-blood-to-women-s-cricket-on-slc-president-s-vision <!-- 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/img-20161203-wa0004-780x3351.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"> The country’s women’s cricket is on an upswing concentrated on an island-wide fine combing drive. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/1044-new-blood-to-women-s-cricket-on-slc-president-s-vision#comments Apsari Tillakaratne SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Women's Cricket Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:40:04 +0000 Maari 56320 at http://island-cricket.com SLC appoint new selection panel led by Graeme Labrooy http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-appoint-new-selection-panel-led-by-graeme-labrooy <!-- 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/prv_15058097751.jpeg" 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 on Tuesday (September 19) confirmed the new selection panel headed by former fast bowler Graeme Labrooy. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-appoint-new-selection-panel-led-by-graeme-labrooy#comments Graeme Labrooy Sanath Jayasuriya SLC Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:36:59 +0000 Maari 56319 at http://island-cricket.com Coaches and players, including Chamara Silva, evaded match-fixing probe - Mathivanan http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/premier-tier-b-match-fixing-panadura-kalutara-ignored-chance-to-explain-mathiva <!-- 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/z_p14-panadura1.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 has punished the players and coaches of Panadura Sports Club and Kalutara Physical &amp; Culture Club because over a period of six months given for explanations they evaded the inves </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/premier-tier-b-match-fixing-panadura-kalutara-ignored-chance-to-explain-mathiva#comments Chamara Silva Domestic Cricket Kalutara Physical Culture Club Match Fixing Allegations Panadura Sports Club SLC Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:34:21 +0000 Maari 56318 at http://island-cricket.com New headquarters for Association of Cricket Umpires Sri Lanka http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/new-headquarters-for-association-of-cricket-umpires-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/7ui600187.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"> The Association of Cricket Umpires Sri Lanka, who will be celebrating its 74th Anniversary this year, will be moving to a new Head Quarters at P. Saravanamuttu Cricket Stadium on Friday (22). </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/new-headquarters-for-association-of-cricket-umpires-sri-lanka#comments Sri Lanka Cricket Umpires Association Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:30:27 +0000 Maari 56317 at http://island-cricket.com SLC will not spare corrupt club officials http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-will-not-spare-corrupt-club-officials <!-- 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/1719081520slc1.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 yesterday assured that stern action will be taken if any officials of Panadura SC and Kalutara PCC were involved in manipulating the outcome of the infamous First Class match between </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-will-not-spare-corrupt-club-officials#comments Match Fixing Allegations SLC Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:28:16 +0000 Maari 56316 at http://island-cricket.com Lasith Malinga on Sri Lankan cricket http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/lasith-malinga-special-speech-of-sri-lanka-cricket-audio <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/lasith-malinga-special-speech-of-sri-lanka-cricket-audio#comments Lasith Malinga SLC Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:33:36 +0000 AmilaSaman 56315 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka appoint new selection panel http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/new-sri-lanka-selections-panel-announced <!-- 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/saj.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 named a new selection panel today, which will be headed by Graeme Labrooy. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/new-sri-lanka-selections-panel-announced#comments Asanka Gurusinha Dayasiri Jayasekara Gamini Wickremasinghe Graeme Labrooy Jeryl Woutersz Mohan de Silva Sajith Fernando SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:55:46 +0000 Daniel Alexander 56314 at http://island-cricket.com Sajith Fernando added as SL selector in the panel http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sajith-fernando-added-as-sl-selector-in-the-panel <!-- 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/images_2_39.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"> Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara has added Sajith Fernando to the National selection committee. Headed by Graeme Labrooy, now new selection committee comprise five members. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sajith-fernando-added-as-sl-selector-in-the-panel#comments Sajith Fernando SLC Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:03:02 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56313 at http://island-cricket.com Quick interview with Kumar Sangakkara - September, 2017 http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/get-to-know-kumar-sangakkara <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/get-to-know-kumar-sangakkara#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:11:16 +0000 WZRD 56312 at http://island-cricket.com Learn how to play the cover drive - coaching tips from Kumar Sangakkara http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kumar-sangakkaras-kia-master-class-cover-drive <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kumar-sangakkaras-kia-master-class-cover-drive#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:09:57 +0000 WZRD 56311 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka Cricket's investigation into fixing fails to unearth main culprit http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-unable-to-find-conclusive-evidence-in-first-class-match-probe <!-- 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/1518832ji.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"> &quot;In fact, only over the last two days, after the media had begun to discuss [Chamara] Silva&#039;s absence, did I find out about his stomach ailment. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-unable-to-find-conclusive-evidence-in-first-class-match-probe#comments Chamara Silva Domestic Cricket Kalutara Physical Culture Club Match Fixing Allegations Panadura Sports Club SLC Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:26:10 +0000 WZRD 56310 at http://island-cricket.com Charith Senenayaka appointed A Team Manager for West Indies tour http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/charith-senenayaka-appointed-team-manager-for-west-indies-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/images_2_38.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"> Previously, he served Sri Lanka national team as a manager during the England tour and historical home series against Australia in 2016. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/charith-senenayaka-appointed-team-manager-for-west-indies-tour#comments Charith Senanayake SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:17:02 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56309 at http://island-cricket.com Nic Pothas to continue as SL Coach till UAE tour http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/nic-pothas-to-continue-as-sl-coach-till-uae-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/images_2_36.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"> 43 year old former South African wicket keeper Pothas took over as Sri Lanka head coach, after the sudden departure of Graham Ford following the exit from Champions Trophy in June. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/nic-pothas-to-continue-as-sl-coach-till-uae-tour#comments Nic Pothas SLC Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:53:36 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 56308 at http://island-cricket.com Interview with slinga Nuwan Thushara http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/the-story-of-nuwan-thushara-podi-malinga <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/the-story-of-nuwan-thushara-podi-malinga#comments Anusha Samaranayake Dilhara Fernando Jehan Mubarak Lasith Malinga Nuwan Thushara Tillakaratne Dilshan Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:50:27 +0000 AmilaSaman 56307 at http://island-cricket.com Measures needed to prevent decline of Lankan cricket http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/measures-needed-to-prevent-decline-of-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/z_p01-measures1.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"> Something should be done to prevent the decline of cricket in Sri Lanka. Talented members should be selected to the cricket team. Today’s problem is with the cricket administration. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/measures-needed-to-prevent-decline-of-lankan-cricket#comments SLC Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:13:20 +0000 Maari 56306 at http://island-cricket.com