Island Cricket - Home of the Sri Lankan Cricket Fan http://island-cricket.com/rss.xml Home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan en Pushpakumara 13 helps seal dramatic win http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/pushpakumara-13-helps-seal-dramatic-win <!-- 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/256796.4.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"> Malinda Pushpakumara claimed a 13-wicket haul and then hit the winning runs as Sri Lanka A completed a dash to victory in Dambulla to square the unofficial Test series with England Lions. Nee </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/pushpakumara-13-helps-seal-dramatic-win#comments England A in Sri Lanka 2017 Malinda Pushpakumara Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:51:18 +0000 WZRD 53068 at http://island-cricket.com Romesh Kaluwitharana 74 vs Australia MCG 1995 http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/romesh-kaluwitharana-74-vs-australia-mcg-1995 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/romesh-kaluwitharana-74-vs-australia-mcg-1995#comments Romesh Kaluwitharana Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:17:22 +0000 Sashika456 53067 at http://island-cricket.com Mushfiqur concerned about facing Herath http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mushfiqur-concerned-about-facing-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/20170227141612.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"> “Herath is a classperformer. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mushfiqur-concerned-about-facing-herath#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:47:53 +0000 Maari 53065 at http://island-cricket.com From the Battle of the Saints to KA Auty Cup – A Peterite’s Story http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/from-the-battle-of-the-saints-to-ka-auty-cup-peterite-s-story <!-- 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/srimantha-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"> A former Sri Lanka U19 and St. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/from-the-battle-of-the-saints-to-ka-auty-cup-peterite-s-story#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:39:44 +0000 DDJW 53064 at http://island-cricket.com Sri Lankan identity needed at IPL http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lankan-identity-needed-at-ipl <!-- 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/lasith-malinga-640x4001.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"> Ever since the retirement of batting artistes Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardena and Tillekaratne Dilshan, Sri Lanka’s T20 cricketers have collectively become a non-entity at the Indian Premier Leag </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lankan-identity-needed-at-ipl#comments Angelo Mathews Asela Gunaratne IPL IPL 2017 Lasith Malinga Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:36:48 +0000 Jagath Perera 53063 at http://island-cricket.com Accolades for blind cricketer Suranga Sampath http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/accolades-for-blind-cricketer-suranga-sampath <!-- 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/es64fs5.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"> Suranga Sampath was selected as the Man of the Series at the Sri Lanka National Visually Handicapped cricket team’s tour of India to take part in the T/20 World Cup. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/accolades-for-blind-cricketer-suranga-sampath#comments Sri Lanka Blind Cricket Team Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:29:05 +0000 Jagath Perera 53062 at http://island-cricket.com England A face battle on final day http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/england-face-battle-on-final-day <!-- 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/haseeb_hameed1.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"> England Lions face a battle to avoid a series-equalling defeat in their second four-day match against Sri Lanka A in Dambulla, after conceding a lead of 195 then losing two wickets early in their seco </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/england-face-battle-on-final-day#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 England A in Sri Lanka 2017 Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:20:49 +0000 Jagath Perera 53061 at http://island-cricket.com “මට තරහ ගිය නිසා එදා චන්දිමාල් දිනුවා” – නිපුන් කරුණානායක http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket-223 <!-- 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/march-madness-11.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"> ආනන්දේ නායක දිනේෂ් චන්දිමාල්, රුවින්ද ෂාමේන් කියන වේගපන්දු යවන්නාව යොදා ගෙන මට දිගින් දිගටම කෙටි පන්දු යවන්න ගත්තා. යවලා මාව ලකුණු 50කට විතර දවා ගත්තා. මට ඒ උපක්‍රමය අමතක වෙන්නේ නෑ. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket-223#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:19:39 +0000 DDJW 53060 at http://island-cricket.com Chaminda Vaas to visit India for two-week coaching stint http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/chaminda-vaas-to-visit-india-for-two-week-coaching-stint <!-- 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/f4s8gt187.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"> Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Chaminda Vaas and ex-India batsman Wasim Jaffer will coach the boys in under-14, under-16 and U-16 to 21 category for two weeks under the Jwala Sports Foundation&#039;s ne </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/chaminda-vaas-to-visit-india-for-two-week-coaching-stint#comments Chaminda Vaas Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:17:40 +0000 Che 53059 at http://island-cricket.com Pathum Nissanka bounces back into the lead batting ranks http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/pathum-nissanka-bounces-back-into-the-lead-batting-ranks <!-- 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/d5r1gg23.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"> Isipathana College allrounder Pathum Nissanka bounces back to regain the top position among batsmen as Nipun Dhananjaya of St. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/pathum-nissanka-bounces-back-into-the-lead-batting-ranks#comments Inter-School Cricket Isipathana College Pathum Nissanka Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:07:59 +0000 Jagath Perera 53058 at http://island-cricket.com On top of the headhunter's list, Ron Chandragupta http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/on-top-of-the-headhunter-s-list-ron-chandragupta <!-- 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/ron-chandragupta.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 year 2017 has been the year of turnarounds and 21-year-old Ron Chandragupta, hailing from Kandy, has had the best stint of his short cricketing having recently made it to the Sri Lanka ‘A’ team fo </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/on-top-of-the-headhunter-s-list-ron-chandragupta#comments Ron Chandraguptha Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:03:32 +0000 DDJW 53057 at http://island-cricket.com Bangladesh depart for Sri Lanka http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bangladesh-depart-for-sri-lanka <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/tigers_18.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bangladesh national cricket team left Dhaka for their month long tour of Sri Lanka today. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bangladesh-depart-for-sri-lanka#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:02:44 +0000 Jagath Perera 53056 at http://island-cricket.com It was a great experience representing St. Peter’s College – Angelo Perera http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/it-was-great-experience-representing-st-peter-s-college-angelo-perera <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/it-was-great-experience-representing-st-peter-s-college-angelo-perera#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:01:16 +0000 DDJW 53055 at http://island-cricket.com “ආනන්දයට හොඳ තරගයක් දෙන්න නාලන්දාවට පුළුවන්” – මාධව සහ මුණවීර http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket-51 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket-51#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:56:13 +0000 DDJW 53054 at http://island-cricket.com සාන්ත පීතර සහ සාන්ත ජෝසප් කණ්ඩායම් දෙකම සමබරයි – චමින්ද වාස් http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket-50 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket-50#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:54:48 +0000 DDJW 53053 at http://island-cricket.com සුලෝහිත සංග්‍රාමයට උර දුන් තිළිණ කන්ඩම්බි වර්තමානයට සුභ පතයි http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket-49 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket-49#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:53:27 +0000 DDJW 53052 at http://island-cricket.com Dimuth Karunaratne smashes double-century against England A http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/dimuth-karunaratne-smashes-double-hundred-against-england <!-- 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/v8s5cv5d3.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 opener Dimuth Karunaratne may have saved his Test career after smashing a double hundred against England ‘A’ on day three of the second unofficial Test at Dambulla yesterday. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/dimuth-karunaratne-smashes-double-hundred-against-england#comments Dimuth Karunaratne England A in Sri Lanka 2017 Sri Lanka A team Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:37:54 +0000 Daniel Alexander 53051 at http://island-cricket.com 1st T20, West Indies in Sri Lanka, 2015 - Highlights http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/highlights-1st-t20i-at-kandy-windies-in-sri-lanka-2015 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/highlights-1st-t20i-at-kandy-windies-in-sri-lanka-2015#comments West Indies in Sri Lanka 2015 Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:33:47 +0000 Sashika456 53050 at http://island-cricket.com Mushfiqur Rahim confident of upsetting hosts in upcoming Test series http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mushfiqur-rahim-confident-of-upsetting-hosts-in-upcoming-test-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/b58jm1.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"> Bangladesh Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim believes his team has “a good chance” of an upset victory againstSri Lanka given the island nation’s current dearth of heavyweight players. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mushfiqur-rahim-confident-of-upsetting-hosts-in-upcoming-test-series#comments Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017 Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:04:25 +0000 Maari 53049 at http://island-cricket.com England Lions facing fight to save match after Sri Lanka A run up huge total http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/england-lions-facing-fight-to-save-match-after-sri-lanka-run-up-huge-total <!-- 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/3da8e9b800000578-0-image-a-11_1488039474874.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"> England Lions face a battle to save the match after Sri Lanka A piled more misery on the tourists on day three in Dambulla. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> http://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/england-lions-facing-fight-to-save-match-after-sri-lanka-run-up-huge-total#comments Dhananjaya de Silva Dimuth Karunaratne England A in Sri Lanka 2017 Sadeera Samarawickrama Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:14:06 +0000 Sujan 53048 at http://island-cricket.com