Island Cricket - Home of the Sri Lankan Cricket Fan http://island-cricket.com/rss.xml Home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan en Sri Lanka hire Donald as fast bowling coach for Champions Trophy http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-hire-donald-as-fast-bowling-coach-for-champions-trophy <!-- 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/don_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"> &quot;I&#039;m 100% committed to Kent despite the frustration of not being able to join Matt Walker and the boys as planned,&quot; Donald said. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-hire-donald-as-fast-bowling-coach-for-champions-trophy#comments Allan Donald ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Sun, 30 Apr 2017 13:21:26 +0000 Daniel Alexander 53960 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka rope in Donald as bowling consultant for Champions Trophy http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-rope-in-donald-as-bowling-consultant-for-champions-trophy <!-- 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_14935506331.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 South African pacer Allan Donald has been roped in by Sri Lanka as a bowling consultant to help with the preparations for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy in England, Sri Lanka Cricket announc </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-rope-in-donald-as-bowling-consultant-for-champions-trophy#comments Allan Donald SLC Sun, 30 Apr 2017 12:22:32 +0000 Maari 53959 at http://island-cricket.com Donald to assist Sri Lankan fast bowlers ahead of Champions Trophy http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/539580430/donald-to-assist-sri-lankan-fast-bowlers-ahead-of-champions-trophy <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-ic-news-photo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/icnews/00c41de2s.png" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka hire Allan Donald as bowling consultant" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Former South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald has been recruited by Sri Lanka as a bowling consultant to assist in their preparations for the Champions Trophy in England. </p> <p><a href="http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/539580430/donald-to-assist-sri-lankan-fast-bowlers-ahead-of-champions-trophy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/539580430/donald-to-assist-sri-lankan-fast-bowlers-ahead-of-champions-trophy#comments Allan Donald ICC Champions Trophy 2017 SLC Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:56:56 +0000 Island Cricket 53958 at http://island-cricket.com Which of these two should bat at No. 3 at the Champions Trophy? http://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/who-should-be-picked-to-play-no3-batsman-for-ct17 <!-- 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" /> Chamara Kapugedera</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" /> Kusal Perera</label> </div> </div> </div> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote" value="Vote" class="form-submit" /> </div> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-3608edd60e596154e8f451b9651e14c5" value="form-3608edd60e596154e8f451b9651e14c5" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-poll-view-voting" value="poll_view_voting" /> </div> </div></form> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/who-should-be-picked-to-play-no3-batsman-for-ct17#comments Chamara Kapugedera ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Kusal Perera Sun, 30 Apr 2017 07:52:17 +0000 Maari 53957 at http://island-cricket.com Sanity prevails at ICC Boardroom http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sanity-prevails-at-icc-boardroom-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/000_del6153707-kryc-621x414livemint.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"> Finally the International Cricket Council has overwhelmingly voted against the Big Three concept and now an even playing field has been presented to all Full Members. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sanity-prevails-at-icc-boardroom-0#comments ICC SLC Sun, 30 Apr 2017 06:59:03 +0000 Sujan 53956 at http://island-cricket.com Donald to fine tune Sri Lankan seamers http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/donald-to-fine-tune-sri-lankan-seamers <!-- 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/image_1493528496-c3bb469b71.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 South African seamer Allen Donald will arrive in Sri Lank shortly for a brief coaching stint with the national team ahead of the Champions Trophy in England in June. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/donald-to-fine-tune-sri-lankan-seamers#comments Allan Donald ICC Champions Trophy 2017 SLC Sun, 30 Apr 2017 06:49:31 +0000 AmilaSaman 53955 at http://island-cricket.com Sanity prevails at ICC Boardroom http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sanity-prevails-at-icc-boardroom <!-- 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/bigthree_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"> Finally the International Cricket Council has overwhelmingly voted against the Big Three concept and now an even playing field has been presented to all Full Members. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sanity-prevails-at-icc-boardroom#comments ICC SLC Sun, 30 Apr 2017 05:06:43 +0000 Daniel Alexander 53954 at http://island-cricket.com Lasith Malinga bumps into his doppelganger in India http://island-cricket.com/albums/photos/srilankacricket/53953 <!-- 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/e541r5e43f56.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lasith Malinga poses with his lookalike in Rajkot, India during the IPL tournament. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/albums/photos/srilankacricket/53953#comments IPL IPL 2017 Lasith Malinga Off the field Sun, 30 Apr 2017 03:55:31 +0000 WZRD 53953 at http://island-cricket.com සනාගේ 'සෙට්‌' එක තෝරපු තේරිල්ල http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket-234 <!-- 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/sana1.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"> චැම්පියන්ස්‌ තරගාවලියට නම් කළ ලක්‍ෂාන් සඳකැන් පළාත් තරගාවලියේදී තරග කිහිපයක්‌ බංකුවේ සිටියේය. අනතුරුව ජයසූරියගේ තේරීම් කමිටුවේ අණ පරිදි ඔහුට තරග ලැබූ බව වාර්තා වේ. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket-234#comments ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Sanath Jayasuriya SLC Sun, 30 Apr 2017 02:59:51 +0000 AmilaSaman 53952 at http://island-cricket.com Somerset v Surrey, Royal London One-Day Cup, Apr 28, 2017 - Highlights http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/somerset-v-surrey-royal-london-one-day-cup-apr-28-2017-highlights <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/somerset-v-surrey-royal-london-one-day-cup-apr-28-2017-highlights#comments Kumar Sangakkara Royal London One-Day Cup Surrey Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:52:07 +0000 Short-Leg 53951 at http://island-cricket.com Skipper Chandimal steers Colombo to provincial one-day title http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/skipper-chandimal-steers-colombo-to-title <!-- 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/d3s69631.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 Captain’s knock of an unbeaten 113 in 117 balls that included 11 boundaries and three sixes by Dinesh Chandimal paved the way for Colombo to record an easy 137 runs win over Galle in the final playe </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/skipper-chandimal-steers-colombo-to-title#comments Dinesh Chandimal Inter-Provincial Limited Overs Tournament 2017 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:21:38 +0000 Hilal 53950 at http://island-cricket.com Are we working towards our game plan? http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/are-we-working-towards-our-game-plan <!-- 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/m4uib0087.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"> What is the status-quo between Coach Graham Ford and Manager cum selector Asanka Gurusinha? Both were overseas when it came to the crunch business of selecting the squad. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/are-we-working-towards-our-game-plan#comments Asanka Gurusinha Graham Ford ICC Champions Trophy 2017 ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Sanath Jayasuriya SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:08:35 +0000 Hilal 53949 at http://island-cricket.com Are you happy with the Sri Lankan squad for CT17? http://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/are-you-happy-with-the-sri-lankan-squad-for-ct17 <!-- 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" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1-1-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1-1"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1-1" name="choice" value="1" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> </div> </div> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-1" value="Vote" class="form-submit" /> </div> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-18565995417eda772bc0d96bab725705" value="form-18565995417eda772bc0d96bab725705" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-poll-view-voting-1" value="poll_view_voting" /> </div> </div></form> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/are-you-happy-with-the-sri-lankan-squad-for-ct17#comments ICC Champions Trophy 2017 SLC Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:51:08 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 53948 at http://island-cricket.com The Samaraweeras celebrating Avurudu http://island-cricket.com/albums/photos/srilankacricket/53947 <!-- 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/wg4wr88t5e3.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thilan Samaraweera and his family during the Sinhala and Tamil New Year on April 14, 2017. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/albums/photos/srilankacricket/53947#comments Thilan Samaraweera Off the field Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:02:40 +0000 Shehara 53947 at http://island-cricket.com Marvan Atapattu 119 not out v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Karachi, 2000 http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/marvan-atapattu-119-not-out-v-pakistan-1st-odi-karachi-2000 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/marvan-atapattu-119-not-out-v-pakistan-1st-odi-karachi-2000#comments Marvan Atapattu Sri Lanka in Pakistan 2000 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:19:56 +0000 Doosra 53946 at http://island-cricket.com Marvan Atapattu 102 not out v India, Champions Trophy, 2000 http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/marvan-atapattu-102-not-out-v-india-champions-trophy-2000 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/marvan-atapattu-102-not-out-v-india-champions-trophy-2000#comments Coca Cola Champions Trophy 2000 Marvan Atapattu Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:15:21 +0000 Doosra 53945 at http://island-cricket.com Full Match Replay: Final - Sri Lanka Provincial One-Day Tournament, 2017 http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/watch-live-final-sri-lanka-provincial-one-day-tournament-2017 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/watch-live-final-sri-lanka-provincial-one-day-tournament-2017#comments Dinesh Chandimal Dushmantha Chameera Inter-Provincial Limited Overs Tournament 2017 Sachithra Senanayake Shehan Jayasuriya Thisara Perera Wanidu Hasaranga Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:07:14 +0000 Dias 53944 at http://island-cricket.com Marvan Atapattu 100 v Pakistan, Final, Asia Cup, 2000 http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/marvan-atapattu-100-v-pakistan-final-asia-cup-2000 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/marvan-atapattu-100-v-pakistan-final-asia-cup-2000#comments Asia Cup 2000 Marvan Atapattu Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:02:19 +0000 Doosra 53943 at http://island-cricket.com Malinga will do well in the Champions Trophy, says Vaas http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/malinga-will-do-well-in-the-champions-trophy-says-vaas <!-- 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/t4e5t.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"> Explaining the secret of Malinga’s phenomenal performance, Vaas, a coach in the Sri Lanka set-up says, “His (Malinga’s) commitment towards the game has been fabulous. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/malinga-will-do-well-in-the-champions-trophy-says-vaas#comments Chaminda Vaas Lasith Malinga Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:23:45 +0000 Dias 53942 at http://island-cricket.com Rashid thanks Murali after stifling KXIP http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/rashid-thanks-murali-after-stifling-kxip <!-- 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/a5ds85d.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 is a big league and big state; just tying my best to learn from them. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/rashid-thanks-murali-after-stifling-kxip#comments IPL 2017 Muttiah Muralitharan Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:17:49 +0000 Dias 53941 at http://island-cricket.com