Island Cricket - Home of the Sri Lankan Cricket Fan https://island-cricket.com/rss.xml Home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan en Sellout crowd awaits postscript match of the tour https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sellout-crowd-awaits-postscript-match-of-the-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/i_22.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"> It could not be more obvious that this game is the hasty post-script to to the tour. The two Tests came first and were always going to be taken very seriously. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sellout-crowd-awaits-postscript-match-of-the-tour#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 03:04:06 +0000 Doosra 61145 at https://island-cricket.com Anglo Mathews 97 not out vs South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/anglo-mathews-97-not-out-vs-south-africa-5th-odi-colombo-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/anglo-mathews-97-not-out-vs-south-africa-5th-odi-colombo-2018#comments Angelo Mathews South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:02:25 +0000 Jehan 61144 at https://island-cricket.com Akila Dananjaya 6/29 vs South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/akila-dananjaya-629-vs-south-africa-5th-odi-colombo-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/akila-dananjaya-629-vs-south-africa-5th-odi-colombo-2018#comments Akila Dananjaya South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:00:53 +0000 Jehan 61143 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka T20I squad changes https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-t20i-squad-changes <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/kasun-rajitha_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"> As notified earlier, Jeffrey Vandersay and Shehan Madushanka, who were included in both the T20I squad to play against South Africa and also Emerging Squad to play the One Day Games against the South </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-t20i-squad-changes#comments Isuru Udana Kasun Rajitha South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:11:44 +0000 WZRD 61142 at https://island-cricket.com Akila Dananjaya reaches career-best 21st position in ODI rankings https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/akila-dananjaya-reaches-career-best-21st-position-in-odi-rankings <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/akila_10.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 Lankan and South African players move up after their latest ODI series, with Nepal and Netherlands also featuring in the latest update. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/akila-dananjaya-reaches-career-best-21st-position-in-odi-rankings#comments Akila Dananjaya Angelo Mathews Mon, 13 Aug 2018 08:06:28 +0000 Daniel Alexander 61141 at https://island-cricket.com ක්‍රිකට් ප්‍රේක්ෂකයෝ පල්ලෙකැලේ ආදර්ශය කොළඹටත් ගෙනෙති https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket-306 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/image_44c11c46a8_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"> කොළඹ ආර්. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket-306#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 06:53:39 +0000 AmilaSaman 61140 at https://island-cricket.com 5th ODI, South Africa in Sri Lanka, 2018 - Extended Highlights https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/5th-odi-south-africa-in-sri-lanka-2018-extended-highlights <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/5th-odi-south-africa-in-sri-lanka-2018-extended-highlights#comments Akila Dananjaya Angelo Mathews Kusal Perera South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Suranga Lakmal Thisara Perera Mon, 13 Aug 2018 04:03:10 +0000 Doosra 61139 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka squad for 2019 World Cup https://island-cricket.com/forum/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-squad-for-2019-world-cup <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>I selected following squad considering players&#39; experience and current form. Your suggestions are appreciated. Moreover, I kept the captaincy as an open position.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/forum/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-squad-for-2019-world-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/forum/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-squad-for-2019-world-cup#comments Sri Lanka Cricket talk Angelo Mathews Asanka Gurusinha Chandika Hathurusingha Dinesh Chandimal Graeme Labrooy Lasith Malinga Mon, 13 Aug 2018 03:45:18 +0000 Madura 61138 at https://island-cricket.com Mathews Rues Sri Lanka's Slow Start To Series https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mathews-rues-sri-lankas-slow-start-to-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/gettyimages-1011341020-678x381_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"> After another thumping win over South Africa in the final ODI, Sri Lanka&#039;s skipper Angelo Mathews rued his team&#039;s slow start to series. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mathews-rues-sri-lankas-slow-start-to-series#comments Angelo Mathews South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 03:08:11 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61137 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka vs South Africa Only T20- Preview https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-only-t20-preview <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p><u><em><strong>My XI-</strong></em></u></p> <p>1.&nbsp; Kusal&nbsp;Perera&nbsp;(Wicket-Keeper)(Left-Hand Batsman)<br /> 2.&nbsp;&nbsp;Kusal Mendis (Right-Hand Batsman)</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-only-t20-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-only-t20-preview#comments ICC SLC undefined Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:12:52 +0000 Mr.X 61136 at https://island-cricket.com Sangakkara insists he will never enter politics https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-insists-he-will-never-enter-politics <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/x4dr.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 would like to put to rest speculation and rumour once and for all, confirming that I do not harbour any ambitions for political office. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-insists-he-will-never-enter-politics#comments Kumar Sangakkara Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:06:22 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61135 at https://island-cricket.com 'He's made of steel' - Mathews on Akila https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/hes-made-of-steel-mathews-on-akila <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/7m151561i.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 conceded 81 runs in the third ODI, went at 10 and over in the next one, and yet, claimed 6 for 29 in the fifth ODI, in Sri Lanka&#039;s 178-run victory over South Africa. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/hes-made-of-steel-mathews-on-akila#comments Akila Dananjaya Angelo Mathews South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:55:08 +0000 WZRD 61134 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka take final ODI to end five-match series 3-2 against South Africa https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-take-final-odi-to-end-five-match-series-3-2-against-south-africa <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/r4grt.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"> Angelo Mathews has scored an unbeaten 97 and guided Sri Lanka to 8-299 in the fifth and final one-day international against South Africa. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-take-final-odi-to-end-five-match-series-3-2-against-south-africa#comments Akila Dananjaya Angelo Mathews South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sun, 12 Aug 2018 15:17:30 +0000 Jagath Perera 61133 at https://island-cricket.com Mathews 97 not out steers Sri Lanka to 299 https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mathews-97-not-out-steers-sri-lanka-to-299 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/prv_15340795801.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"> Angelo Mathews may have lost his golden touch, may have been hampered by a spate of injuries, may have been woefully out of form in Tests, but in ODIs, he continues to remain a reliable force - one wh </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mathews-97-not-out-steers-sri-lanka-to-299#comments Angelo Mathews South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sun, 12 Aug 2018 14:19:22 +0000 Short-Leg 61132 at https://island-cricket.com The best of Thisara Perera yet to come https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/the-best-of-thisara-perera-yet-to-come <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/1894189294thisara1.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"> Strangely, some of the finest leaders the world has seen have had their terms cut short due to unfortunate circumstances. John F. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/the-best-of-thisara-perera-yet-to-come#comments Rex Clementine Thisara Perera Sun, 12 Aug 2018 14:13:53 +0000 Dias 61131 at https://island-cricket.com Attention of Mr. Labrooy and Mr. Hathurusinghe for the best squad for WC in ENG https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/cricket-statsguru/attention-of-mr-labrooy-and-mr-hathurusinghe-for-the-best-sq <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Playing XI</p> <p><strong>1. Dhanushka Gunathilaka<br /> 2. Dhananjaya De Silva<br /> 3. Kusal Mendis<br /> 4. Kusal&nbsp;Perera<br /> 5. Anjelo Mathews<br /> 6. Asela Gunarathna</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/cricket-statsguru/attention-of-mr-labrooy-and-mr-hathurusinghe-for-the-best-sq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/cricket-statsguru/attention-of-mr-labrooy-and-mr-hathurusinghe-for-the-best-sq#comments Sun, 12 Aug 2018 08:39:18 +0000 Cricket StatsGuru 61130 at https://island-cricket.com Wettimuny-Jayawardene Included Into Committee To Develop School Cricket https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/wettimuny-jayawardene-included-into-committee-to-develop-school-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/unnamed_1_14.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 cricketers Sidath Wettimuny and Mahela Jayawardene have been Included Into Committee To Develop School Cricket in Sri Lanka. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/wettimuny-jayawardene-included-into-committee-to-develop-school-cricket#comments Mahela Jayawardena Sidath Wettimuny SLC SLC Elections 2018 Sun, 12 Aug 2018 02:50:31 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61129 at https://island-cricket.com Asela Gunaratne takes Sri Lanka Emerging team to victory https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/asela-gunaratne-back-with-bang <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/259236_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"> A fine allround performance by Asela Gunaratne helped Sri Lanka Emerging record a comfortable 5-wicket victory against South Africa Emerging, and lead the three-match Unofficial ODI series 2-0 at Damb </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/asela-gunaratne-back-with-bang#comments Asela Gunaratne South Africa Emerging Team in Sri Lanka 2018 Sat, 11 Aug 2018 22:36:50 +0000 WZRD 61128 at https://island-cricket.com Straight from the shoulder https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/straight-from-the-shoulder <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/0mjn225.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 need to play on good wickets and try and win, rather than on dusty wickets…… need to think out of the box if we wish to win away&quot;. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/straight-from-the-shoulder#comments Angelo Mathews South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sat, 11 Aug 2018 18:29:09 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61127 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka coach Hathurusingha open to return of Malinga https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-coach-hathurusingha-open-to-return-of-malinga <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/54178i.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"> Lasith Malinga - currently out of favour with the cricket establishment - could find his way back into the Sri Lanka team. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-coach-hathurusingha-open-to-return-of-malinga#comments Chandika Hathurusingha Graeme Labrooy Lasith Malinga SLC Sat, 11 Aug 2018 18:07:08 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61126 at https://island-cricket.com South Africa, Sri Lanka keen to finish ODIs on a high https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/south-africa-sri-lanka-keen-to-finish-odis-on-high-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/gettyimages-10132216481.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"> South Africa have won the series already, but will want to make a statement following the loss in the fourth ODI. Sri Lanka, meanwhile, will be looking to continue their fightback. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/south-africa-sri-lanka-keen-to-finish-odis-on-high-0#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sat, 11 Aug 2018 17:20:58 +0000 Jehan 61125 at https://island-cricket.com Harbhajan Singh discusses bowling off-spin against Kumar Sangakkara in The Zone https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/harbhajan-singh-discusses-bowling-off-spin-against-kumar-sangakkara-in-the-zone <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/j0n62868.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"> Off-spin has dominated the England and India series so far this summer, with Ravichandran Ashwin causing havoc for the hosts&#039; left-handed batsmen and Adil Rashid drafted into the Test side after </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/harbhajan-singh-discusses-bowling-off-spin-against-kumar-sangakkara-in-the-zone#comments Kumar Sangakkara Sat, 11 Aug 2018 17:16:21 +0000 Jehan 61124 at https://island-cricket.com South Africa, Sri Lanka Keen To Finish ODIs On High https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/south-africa-sri-lanka-keen-to-finish-odis-on-high <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/gettyimages-1011341020-678x381.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Both Sri Lanka and South Africa will be keen to finish the ODI Series On high note. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/south-africa-sri-lanka-keen-to-finish-odis-on-high#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sat, 11 Aug 2018 12:30:11 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61123 at https://island-cricket.com Is Faizer Mustapha Using Sri Lanka Cricket For His Political Campaign? https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/is-faizer-mustapha-using-sri-lanka-cricket-for-his-political-campaign <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/img-20180531-wa0010-678x381_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"> Faizer has increasingly been involving at the every aspect of the SLC and more worryingly, has started the brand of Sri Lanka Cricket for his political campaign! </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/is-faizer-mustapha-using-sri-lanka-cricket-for-his-political-campaign#comments Faizer Mustapha SLC SLC Elections 2018 Sat, 11 Aug 2018 11:26:33 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61122 at https://island-cricket.com Do Dhananjaya de Silva and Dasun Shanaka deserve places in SL squad for the world cup next year ? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/do-dhananjaya-de-silva-and-dasun-shanaka-deserve-places-in-sl-squad-for-the-wor <!-- 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" /> No, both of them have to show more promising performances to occupy places in the world cup squad.</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" /> Only Dhananjaya de Silva deserves a place</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2" name="choice" value="2" class="form-radio" /> Only Dasun Shanaka deserves a place</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3" name="choice" value="3" class="form-radio" /> Both Dhananjaya de Silva and Dasun Shanaka deserve places</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-35ae7efa50995732a553b9b9496225cc" value="form-35ae7efa50995732a553b9b9496225cc" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-poll-view-voting" value="poll_view_voting" /> </div> </div></form> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/do-dhananjaya-de-silva-and-dasun-shanaka-deserve-places-in-sl-squad-for-the-wor#comments Dasun Shanaka Dhananjaya de Silva Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:41:46 +0000 Madura 61121 at https://island-cricket.com Dasun Shanaka 65 (34) v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/dasun-shanaka-65-34-v-south-africa-4th-odi-pallekele-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/dasun-shanaka-65-34-v-south-africa-4th-odi-pallekele-2018#comments Dasun Shanaka South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:24:22 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61120 at https://island-cricket.com Thisara Perera 51* (45) v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/thisara-perera-51-45-v-south-africa-4th-odi-pallekele-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/thisara-perera-51-45-v-south-africa-4th-odi-pallekele-2018#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Thisara Perera Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:21:28 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61119 at https://island-cricket.com Kusal Perera 51 (32) v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kusal-perera-51-32-v-south-africa-4th-odi-pallekele-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kusal-perera-51-32-v-south-africa-4th-odi-pallekele-2018#comments Kusal Perera South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:19:46 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61118 at https://island-cricket.com 'Desperate' Sumathipala Camp Launch Campaign Against SL Sports Minister https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/desperate-sumathipala-camp-launch-campaign-against-sl-sports-minister <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/img_20180810_123239.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"> However, they couldn&#039;t say a single word about Galle pitch fixing, Domestic match fixing that took place two years ago. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/desperate-sumathipala-camp-launch-campaign-against-sl-sports-minister#comments Mohan de Silva Shammi Silva SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Fri, 10 Aug 2018 10:48:06 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61117 at https://island-cricket.com The Mystery Of Lasith Malinga https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/the-mystery-of-lasith-malinga <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/images_26.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"> &quot;I have no plans to retire until I feels that I can&#039;t contribute. I will keep playing and will keep dreaming to play for my motherland&quot; Malinga said on August 10. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/the-mystery-of-lasith-malinga#comments Lasith Malinga SLC Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:05:57 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61116 at https://island-cricket.com Sumathipala camp hold press conference to claim they fear ICC will suspend Sri Lanka https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/past-administrators-fear-icc-will-suspend-slc <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/z_p16-past.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"> “Thilanga Sumathipala will win the election for sure because his plan and way of administration has been endorsed by the majority of clubs who are the voters,” said Mohan de Silva. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/past-administrators-fear-icc-will-suspend-slc#comments Faizer Mustapha ICC Mohan de Silva Shammi Silva SLC SLC Elections 2018 Thilanga Sumathipala Thu, 09 Aug 2018 22:54:36 +0000 WZRD 61115 at https://island-cricket.com Sadeera, Dimuth flay SA Emerging with double century stand https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sadeera-dimuth-flay-sa-emerging-with-double-century-stand <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/z_p16-sadeera.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 Sadeera Samarawickrama and Dimuth Karunaratne hit centuries apiece and figured in an opening partnership of 252 as Sri Lanka Emerging thrashed the touring South Africa Emerging te </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sadeera-dimuth-flay-sa-emerging-with-double-century-stand#comments Thu, 09 Aug 2018 22:51:15 +0000 WZRD 61114 at https://island-cricket.com Which bowler is more threatening and a wicket taking option at international level? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/which-bowler-is-more-threatening-and-wicket-taking-option-at-international-leve <!-- 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" /> Binura Fernando</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" /> Lahiru Kumara</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-399529a270712fecbbd8a4642d0edecb" 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Smriti met Sangakkara https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/when-smriti-met-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/smriti-mandhana1.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"> Smriti Mandhana, India Women&#039;s aggressive left-hand opener who has been raking up runs for fun in the Women’s Super League, fulfilled a long-held dream recently – she met her idol Kumar Sangakkar </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/when-smriti-met-sangakkara#comments Kumar Sangakkara Women's Cricket Thu, 09 Aug 2018 17:44:45 +0000 Jagath Perera 61111 at https://island-cricket.com Sangakkara, SLC laud Pallekele spectators' clean-up act post match https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-slc-laud-pallekele-spectators-clean-up-act-post-match <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/55cs4i.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 students&#039; efforts have been noticed by Kumar Sangakkara, who is currently in England commentating on India&#039;s tour, with the former captain voicing his appreciation on Twitter. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sangakkara-slc-laud-pallekele-spectators-clean-up-act-post-match#comments Kumar Sangakkara SLC South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 The Fans Thu, 09 Aug 2018 17:38:18 +0000 Gavin 61110 at https://island-cricket.com Angelo Mathews Hails Bowling After Hard-Fought DLS Win https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-mathews-hails-bowling-after-hard-fought-dls-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/suranga-lakmal-678x381.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 Angelo Mathews was delighted after their first win of the series. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-mathews-hails-bowling-after-hard-fought-dls-win#comments Angelo Mathews South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 05:11:08 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61109 at https://island-cricket.com 4th ODI, South Africa in Sri Lanka, 2018 - Extended Highlights https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/4th-odi-highlights-sri-lanka-vs-south-africa <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/4th-odi-highlights-sri-lanka-vs-south-africa#comments Angelo Mathews Dasun Shanaka Kusal Perera South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Suranga Lakmal Thisara Perera Thu, 09 Aug 2018 04:24:08 +0000 AmilaSaman 61108 at https://island-cricket.com Dhananjaya de Silva 84 (66) v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Pallekele, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/dhananjay-de-silva-84-66-v-south-africa-3rd-odi-pallekele-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/dhananjay-de-silva-84-66-v-south-africa-3rd-odi-pallekele-2018#comments Dhananjaya de Silva South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 02:35:39 +0000 Doosra 61107 at https://island-cricket.com Steely Sri Lanka kindle old South African demons https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/steely-sri-lanka-kindle-old-south-african-demons <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/prv_1533756013.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"> There had to be something different for Sri Lanka to turn their fate around in what has otherwise been a drab ODI series for them. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/steely-sri-lanka-kindle-old-south-african-demons#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 02:12:43 +0000 Sujan 61106 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka vs South Africa Only T20- Early Preview https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-only-t20-early-preview <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p><strong>My XI-</strong></p> <p>1.&nbsp; Upul Tharanga<br /> 2.&nbsp;&nbsp;Kusal Mendis<br /> 3.&nbsp;&nbsp;Dhananjaya De Silva<br /> 4.&nbsp;&nbsp;Kusal Perera&nbsp;(Wicket-Keeper)</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-only-t20-early-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-only-t20-early-preview#comments ICC SLC Thu, 09 Aug 2018 01:39:16 +0000 Mr.X 61105 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka vs South Africa 5th ODI - Preview https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-5th-odi-preview <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Sri Lanka possible XI-<br /> 1.&nbsp; &nbsp;Upul&nbsp;Tharanga&nbsp;(Left-Hand Batsman)<br /> 2.&nbsp; &nbsp;Niroshan&nbsp;&nbsp;Dickwella&nbsp;(Wicket-Keeper)(Left-Hand Batsman)</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-5th-odi-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-5th-odi-preview#comments ICC SLC Thu, 09 Aug 2018 01:20:08 +0000 Mr.X 61104 at https://island-cricket.com Proteas falter as Sri Lanka take rain affected ODI https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/proteas-attack-flayed-as-sri-lanka-set-stiff-target <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/o026m6.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 won the fourth ODI against South Africa by 3 runs in a rain-effected match that effectively turned into a T20 chase for the visitors. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/proteas-attack-flayed-as-sri-lanka-set-stiff-target#comments Angelo Mathews Dasun Shanaka South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Thisara Perera Wed, 08 Aug 2018 18:47:03 +0000 Jagath Perera 61102 at https://island-cricket.com Malinga snubbed by Sri Lanka selectors for one-off T20I https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/malinga-snubbed-by-sri-lanka-selectors-for-one-off-t20i <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/561651ki.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"> Lasith Malinga&#039;s heroics for the Montreal Tigers in the Global T20 League in Toronto haven&#039;t been enough to secure a first international call-up since September last year. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/malinga-snubbed-by-sri-lanka-selectors-for-one-off-t20i#comments Graeme Labrooy Lasith Malinga SLC South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 18:23:51 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61103 at https://island-cricket.com Angelo Mathews reaches new milestone in ODI cricket https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-mathews-reaches-new-milestone-in-odi-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/18_625x300_08_august_181.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 Angelo Mathews on Wednesday played his 200th One-Day International (ODI) match. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-mathews-reaches-new-milestone-in-odi-cricket#comments Angelo Mathews South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 15:40:05 +0000 Jagath Perera 61101 at https://island-cricket.com Chandimal returns to T20I squad after ball-tampering ban https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/chandimal-returns-to-t20i-squad-after-ball-tampering-ban <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/prv_1533738715.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"> Test skipper Dinesh Chandimal has returned to the Sri Lankan squad for the one-off T20I against South Africa. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/chandimal-returns-to-t20i-squad-after-ball-tampering-ban#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 15:06:18 +0000 WZRD 61100 at https://island-cricket.com Full match replay - 4th ODI, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/watch-live-stream-4th-odi-south-africa-vs-sri-lanka-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/watch-live-stream-4th-odi-south-africa-vs-sri-lanka-2018#comments Dasun Shanaka Kusal Perera South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Thisara Perera Wed, 08 Aug 2018 14:59:38 +0000 Jehan 61099 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka Dropped Niroshan Dickwella For South Africa T20I https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-dropped-niroshan-dickwella-for-south-africa-t20i <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/download-6_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 have dropped Niroshan Dickwella from the T20 Squad against South Africa. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-dropped-niroshan-dickwella-for-south-africa-t20i#comments Niroshan Dickwella South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 14:58:36 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61098 at https://island-cricket.com The Case For/Against Malinga - Part 1 https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/pradn/the-case-foragainst-malinga-part-1 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p><img alt="Lasith Malinga" src="https://s8.postimg.cc/w177ta9k5/000_9t5s8.jpg" style="width: 100%; height: 100%;" /><br /> Copyright AFP</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/pradn/the-case-foragainst-malinga-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/pradn/the-case-foragainst-malinga-part-1#comments Chandika Hathurusingha Dushmantha Chameera Lahiru Gamage Lahiru Kumara Lasith Malinga Nuwan Pradeep SLC Suranga Lakmal Thisara Perera Vishwa Fernando Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:38:13 +0000 pradn 61097 at https://island-cricket.com Harsha de Silva named Sri Lanka women's head coach https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/harsha-de-silva-named-sri-lanka-womens-head-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/s41d455ei.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"> Harsha de Silva has been appointed Sri Lanka women&#039;s head coach, reprising the role he had performed between 2010 and 2013. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/harsha-de-silva-named-sri-lanka-womens-head-coach#comments Harsha De Silva SLC Women's Cricket Wed, 08 Aug 2018 12:30:45 +0000 Jagath Perera 61096 at https://island-cricket.com Harsha De Silva Appointed SL Women's Team Coach https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/harsha-de-silva-appointed-sl-womens-team-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/img_20180712_114856-678x381_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"> Sri Lanka Cricket Board has appointed Harsha De Silva as SL Women&#039;s Team Coach. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/harsha-de-silva-appointed-sl-womens-team-coach#comments Harsha De Silva Wed, 08 Aug 2018 10:39:44 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61095 at https://island-cricket.com Sajith Fernando appointed SLC T20 Tournament Director https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sajith-fernando-appointed-slc-t20-tournament-director <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/dhqjyl0uqaedb4i.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 (SLC) has appointed Sajith Fernando as the Tournament Director for the upcoming SLC Twenty20 League. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sajith-fernando-appointed-slc-t20-tournament-director#comments Sajith Fernando SLC SLC T20 League Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:05:36 +0000 Short-Leg 61094 at https://island-cricket.com 1996 World Cup squad to lead Sri Lanka’s first Dad’s T20 Cricket Tournament https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/1996-world-cup-squad-to-lead-sri-lanka-s-first-dad-s-t20-cricket-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/dad-cricket1-768x255.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 first ever T20 cricket tournament intended only for the daddies has been launched under the guidance of 1996 World Cup cricket team. Former captain Arjuna Ranatunga will be the advisor </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/1996-world-cup-squad-to-lead-sri-lanka-s-first-dad-s-t20-cricket-tournament#comments 1996 World Cup Aravinda de Silva Arjuna Ranatunga Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:57:22 +0000 Short-Leg 61093 at https://island-cricket.com Abuse, ball-tampering threaten cricket - ICC boss https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/abuse-ball-tampering-threaten-cricket-icc-boss <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/jpeg.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"> Ball-tampering, verbal abuse and on-field confrontations are threatening the spirit of cricket and recent poor behaviour by players has to stop, International Cricket Council (ICC) boss David Richards </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/abuse-ball-tampering-threaten-cricket-icc-boss#comments Dinesh Chandimal ICC SLC Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:51:53 +0000 Short-Leg 61092 at https://island-cricket.com Test captain Chandimal appointed skipper of Sri Lanka Emerging team https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/test-captain-chandimal-appointed-skipper-of-sri-lanka-emerging-team <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/dinesh-chandimal_dq1r4sehk3yf12hr7yubttqph.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"> Test skipper Dinesh Chandimal has been named the captain of the Sri Lanka Emerging team for the One Day series against the visiting South Africa Emerging team. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/test-captain-chandimal-appointed-skipper-of-sri-lanka-emerging-team#comments Dimuth Karunaratne Dinesh Chandimal Graeme Labrooy SLC South Africa Emerging Team in Sri Lanka 2018 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:44:27 +0000 Short-Leg 61091 at https://island-cricket.com Learning from FIFA World Cup 2018, Sri Lankan cricket fans clean stadium https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/learning-from-fifa-world-cup-2018-sri-lankan-cricket-fans-clean-stadium <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/sri-lankan-fans_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"> Earlier this year, in FIFA World Cup 2018, Senegal and Japan spectators too cleaned the stadium despite their team’s exit. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/learning-from-fifa-world-cup-2018-sri-lankan-cricket-fans-clean-stadium#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 The Fans Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:37:36 +0000 Short-Leg 61090 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka seek best combination and continuity in ODIs https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-seek-best-combination-and-continuity-in-odis <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/i_21.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 are in a little bit of a muddle. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-seek-best-combination-and-continuity-in-odis#comments Chandika Hathurusingha Graeme Labrooy ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 SLC South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:33:20 +0000 Short-Leg 61089 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka in search of redemption road https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-in-search-of-redemption-road <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/prv_1533647989_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"> The last time Sri Lanka won a bilateral series was in June 2016. It was against Ireland. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-in-search-of-redemption-road#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:29:27 +0000 Short-Leg 61088 at https://island-cricket.com Labrooy-Gamini-Upashantha : Three Musketeers, Who Invades Sri Lanka Cricket To Promote Their Business https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/labrooy-gamini-upashantha-three-musketeers-who-invades-sri-lanka-cricket-to-pro <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/images_10_2.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"> Few days ago, Labrooy had selected a certain player named Nisala Tharaka, without knowing that at the same time he was playing for Sri Lanka A team in Bangladesh. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/labrooy-gamini-upashantha-three-musketeers-who-invades-sri-lanka-cricket-to-pro#comments Eric Upashantha Graeme Labrooy SLC Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:53:24 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61087 at https://island-cricket.com Sumathipala Oppose SL Sports Minister 'Independent Election Committee' Proposal https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sumathipala-oppose-sl-sports-minister-independent-election-committee-proposal <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/unnamed_2_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"> All other officials of Sports associations agreed to Faizer&#039;s proposal to make the appointment of election committees more transparent and democratic. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sumathipala-oppose-sl-sports-minister-independent-election-committee-proposal#comments Wed, 08 Aug 2018 05:22:47 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61086 at https://island-cricket.com My xi for the world cup 2019 https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/vihanga-janith/my-xi-for-the-world-cup-2019 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>D Gunatilake<br /> K Mendis<br /> D de Silva<br /> D Chandimal(wk)<br /> K Perera<br /> A Mathews(C)<br /> A Gunarathna<br /> T Perera<br /> A Dhananjaya<br /> S lakmal/K Rajitha<br /> L Kumara</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/vihanga-janith/my-xi-for-the-world-cup-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/vihanga-janith/my-xi-for-the-world-cup-2019#comments Wed, 08 Aug 2018 02:36:32 +0000 Vihanga Janith 61085 at https://island-cricket.com De Kock and Duminy to lead South Africa in Faf’s absence https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/de-kock-and-duminy-to-lead-south-africa-in-faf-s-absence <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/q.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"> Quinton de Kock and JP Duminy have been announced as the respective stand-in captains for the remainder of the One-Day International (ODI) series and one-off T20 International against Sri Lanka. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/de-kock-and-duminy-to-lead-south-africa-in-faf-s-absence#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 13:26:00 +0000 Daniel Alexander 61084 at https://island-cricket.com Series Conceded, Sri Lanka Look To Salvage Pride https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/series-conceded-sri-lanka-look-to-salvage-pride <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/download_11.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"> As the trophy has already gone, Sri Lanka will look to salvage pride. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/series-conceded-sri-lanka-look-to-salvage-pride#comments Tue, 07 Aug 2018 10:18:29 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61083 at https://island-cricket.com Live - 4th One-Dayer, India U19 vs Sri Lanka U19, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/live-4th-one-dayer-india-u19-vs-sri-lanka-u19-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/live-4th-one-dayer-india-u19-vs-sri-lanka-u19-2018#comments India U19 in Sri Lanka 2018 Sri Lanka U19 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 04:53:20 +0000 Doosra 61082 at https://island-cricket.com Du Plessis ruled out of remainder of Sri Lanka tour https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/du-plessis-ruled-out-of-remainder-of-sri-lanka-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/5hv45415.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"> South Africa captain Faf du Plessis will miss the remainder of his side’s limited overs tour to Sri Lanka after injuring his shoulder in Sunday’s 78-run victory that clinched the one-day international </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/du-plessis-ruled-out-of-remainder-of-sri-lanka-tour#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 19:04:58 +0000 Short-Leg 61081 at https://island-cricket.com Getting dropped is part of playing for Sri Lanka - de Silva https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/getting-dropped-is-part-of-playing-for-sri-lanka-de-silva <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/444255ji.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 is a point at which Dhananjaya de Silva could have felt aggrieved. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/getting-dropped-is-part-of-playing-for-sri-lanka-de-silva#comments Dhananjaya de Silva South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 19:01:52 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61080 at https://island-cricket.com Sam Curran proved that he can perform under pressure, says Kumar Sangakkara https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sam-curran-proved-that-he-can-perform-under-pressure-says-kumar-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/sam_curran_eng_twitter1.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 has lauded the performance of Sam Curran in the first Test victory at Edgbaston as he said that Curran proved that he can perform under pressure. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sam-curran-proved-that-he-can-perform-under-pressure-says-kumar-sangakkara#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Mon, 06 Aug 2018 18:24:17 +0000 Short-Leg 61079 at https://island-cricket.com A few thoughts on Sri Lanka's ODI woes https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/last-man-out/few-thoughts-about-the-current-odi-situation <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Well ,well,well things aren&rsquo;t going our way are they,As fan it&rsquo;s&nbsp; painful to watch this team play.It used to be even when we lost ,the team fought hard there was a obvious plan and fa</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/last-man-out/few-thoughts-about-the-current-odi-situation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/last-man-out/few-thoughts-about-the-current-odi-situation#comments SLC Mon, 06 Aug 2018 16:22:41 +0000 Last Man Out 61078 at https://island-cricket.com Du Plessis to miss remainder of Sri Lanka tour https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/du-plessis-to-miss-remainder-of-sri-lanka-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/ff_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"> Faf du Plessis, has been ruled out of the remainder of the tour of Sri Lanka due to a right shoulder injury. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/du-plessis-to-miss-remainder-of-sri-lanka-tour#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 16:00:01 +0000 Daniel Alexander 61077 at https://island-cricket.com Suranga Lakmal is a better balanced choice than hopless Mathews/Chandimal as a skipper, to win matches https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/suranga-lakmal-is-better-balanced-choice-than-hopless-mathewschandimal-as-skipp <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="poll"> <div class="text">Yes</div> <div class="bar"> <div style="width: 46%;" class="foreground"></div> </div> <div class="percent"> 46% (46 votes) </div> <div class="text">No</div> <div class="bar"> <div style="width: 54%;" class="foreground"></div> </div> <div class="percent"> 54% (53 votes) </div> <div class="total"> Total votes: 99 </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/suranga-lakmal-is-better-balanced-choice-than-hopless-mathewschandimal-as-skipp#comments Angelo Mathews Dinesh Chandimal Suranga Lakmal Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:54:54 +0000 Liyum 61076 at https://island-cricket.com Selfish Mathews - lowest SR again in 360+ Chase - Lakmal is a Better Leader for Odi/Tests https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/liyum/selfish-mathews-lowest-sr-again-in-360-chase-lakmal-is-better-leader-for <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>SL is sinking further under self-centered Mathews. His primary concern is only about his personal scores &amp; averages (like Chandimal). This fact was proved yet again in the crucial 3rd ODI...</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/liyum/selfish-mathews-lowest-sr-again-in-360-chase-lakmal-is-better-leader-for" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/liyum/selfish-mathews-lowest-sr-again-in-360-chase-lakmal-is-better-leader-for#comments Akila Dananjaya Angelo Mathews Dinesh Chandimal Suranga Lakmal Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:28:06 +0000 Liyum 61075 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka Emerging XI againist South Africa emerging team https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-emerging-xi-againist-south-africa-emerging-team <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>My XI-<br /> 1. Dimuth Karunaratne<br /> 2. Sadeera Samarwikrama(Wicket-Keeper)<br /> 3. Charith&nbsp;Asalanka<br /> 4. Dinesh&nbsp;Chandimal&nbsp;(Capt.)<br /> 5. Asela&nbsp;Gunaratne</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-emerging-xi-againist-south-africa-emerging-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-emerging-xi-againist-south-africa-emerging-team#comments ICC SLC Mon, 06 Aug 2018 08:22:35 +0000 Mr.X 61074 at https://island-cricket.com The next Two ODI's Vs South Africa recent tour https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/the-next-two-odis-vs-south-africa <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>We just observed 3 heavy&nbsp;defeats to south Africa as we have expected even before the start of the series. Now we are lacking the skills required for limited overs cricket.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/the-next-two-odis-vs-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/the-next-two-odis-vs-south-africa#comments Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:24:36 +0000 Kalof 61073 at https://island-cricket.com SLC Gifts 6 Million 'Paid Holiday' To Chandika Hathurusingha https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-gifts-6-million-paid-holiday-to-chandika-hathurusingha <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/download_8_1.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"> After Sri Lanka&#039;s controversial tour of West Indies also, Hathurusingha didn&#039;t return to Sri Lanka, instead went to Australia straightway. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-gifts-6-million-paid-holiday-to-chandika-hathurusingha#comments Chandika Hathurusingha ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 SLC Mon, 06 Aug 2018 06:04:10 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61072 at https://island-cricket.com Chandimal, Karunaratne, Asela Included In SL Emerging Squad Against South Africa https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/chandimal-karunaratne-asela-included-in-sl-emerging-squad-against-south-africa <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/images_4_13.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"> Chandimal, Karunaratne, Asela have been Included In SL Emerging Squad Against South Africa. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/chandimal-karunaratne-asela-included-in-sl-emerging-squad-against-south-africa#comments Asela Gunaratne Dimuth Karunaratne Dinesh Chandimal South Africa Emerging Team in Sri Lanka 2018 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 03:23:28 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61071 at https://island-cricket.com We are looking for replacements https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/we-are-looking-for-replacements <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/wantedgraphic1.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 performance in Dambulla is all too familiar. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/we-are-looking-for-replacements#comments Graeme Labrooy Lasith Malinga Nuwan Kulasekara SLC South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 03:10:50 +0000 Jagath Perera 61070 at https://island-cricket.com SL U-19 beat India U-19 by 7 runs to lead series 2-1 https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sl-u-19-beat-india-u-19-by-7-runs-to-lead-series-2-1 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/65281965.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"> India U-19 team suffered a batting collapse towards the end of their run chase to lose the third Youth ODI against Sri Lanka U-19 by seven runs on Sunday. Chasing 221 for a win, the Ind... </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sl-u-19-beat-india-u-19-by-7-runs-to-lead-series-2-1#comments India U19 in Sri Lanka 2018 Sri Lanka U19 Sun, 05 Aug 2018 23:41:52 +0000 WZRD 61069 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka vs South Africa 4th ODI - Preview https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-4th-odi-preview <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Sri Lanka possible XI-<br /> 1.&nbsp; &nbsp;Upul&nbsp;Tharanga&nbsp;(Left-Hand Batsman)<br /> 2.&nbsp; &nbsp;Niroshan&nbsp;&nbsp;Dickwella&nbsp;(Wicket-Keeper)(Left-Hand Batsman)</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-4th-odi-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/sri-lanka-vs-south-africa-4th-odi-preview#comments ICC SLC Sun, 05 Aug 2018 20:40:07 +0000 Mr.X 61068 at https://island-cricket.com 3rd ODI, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2018 - Extended Highlights https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/3rd-odi-south-africa-vs-sri-lanka-2018-extended-highlights <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/3rd-odi-south-africa-vs-sri-lanka-2018-extended-highlights#comments Akila Dananjaya Angelo Mathews Dhananjaya de Silva Kusal Mendis Kusal Perera Prabath Jayasuriya South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Suranga Lakmal Sun, 05 Aug 2018 20:06:07 +0000 Doosra 61067 at https://island-cricket.com 3rd Youth ODI, Sri Lanka U19 vs India U19, 2018 - Full Match https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/3rd-youth-odi-sri-lanka-u19-vs-india-u19-2018-full-match <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/3rd-youth-odi-sri-lanka-u19-vs-india-u19-2018-full-match#comments India U19 in Sri Lanka 2018 Nipun Dananjaya Pasindu Sooriyabandara Sri Lanka U19 Sun, 05 Aug 2018 18:42:32 +0000 Doosra 61066 at https://island-cricket.com Should Asela Gunaratne be in the Sri Lanka ODI and T20 side? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/should-asela-gunaratne-be-in-the-sri-lanka-odi-and-t20-side <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting-2"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-2-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0-2"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0-2" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1-2-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1-2"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1-2" name="choice" value="1" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> </div> </div> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-2" value="Vote" class="form-submit" /> </div> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-9c60b64648e8f5e65d611815824b42d4" value="form-9c60b64648e8f5e65d611815824b42d4" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-poll-view-voting-2" value="poll_view_voting" /> </div> </div></form> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/should-asela-gunaratne-be-in-the-sri-lanka-odi-and-t20-side#comments Asela Gunaratne Graeme Labrooy SLC Sun, 05 Aug 2018 17:44:20 +0000 Jagath Perera 61065 at https://island-cricket.com Series loss exposes Sri Lanka's top-order issues https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/series-loss-exposes-sri-lankas-top-order-issues <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/i_20.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"> In the first ODI, it had been Sri Lanka&#039;s top-order batting that failed most dramatically, with five wickets falling before the ninth over. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/series-loss-exposes-sri-lankas-top-order-issues#comments Graeme Labrooy SLC South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sun, 05 Aug 2018 17:41:02 +0000 Jagath Perera 61064 at https://island-cricket.com Last ten overs took the game away from Sri Lanka, reckons Samaraweera https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/last-ten-overs-took-the-game-away-from-sri-lanka-reckons-samaraweera <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/prv_1533489510.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"> Hosts Sri Lanka tried to find a different route in order to reverse their fortunes in the ongoing five-match ODI series against South Africa as they opted to field first. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/last-ten-overs-took-the-game-away-from-sri-lanka-reckons-samaraweera#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Thilan Samaraweera Sun, 05 Aug 2018 17:39:10 +0000 Jagath Perera 61063 at https://island-cricket.com Sajith Fernando Appointed SLC T20 League Director https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sajith-fernando-appointed-slc-t20-league-director <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/img_20180805_201154_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"> Former Selector Sajith Fernando has been appointed as the tournament director of Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) recently announced T20 League. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sajith-fernando-appointed-slc-t20-league-director#comments Sajith Fernando SLC T20 League Sun, 05 Aug 2018 15:37:26 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61062 at https://island-cricket.com Do you think Tharanga and Dickwella should be dropped from the team? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/do-you-think-tharanga-and-dickwella-should-be-dropped-from-the-team <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting-3"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-3-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0-3"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0-3" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> Only Dickwella should be removed</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1-3-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1-3"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1-3" name="choice" value="1" class="form-radio" /> Only Tharanga should be removed</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2-1-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2-1"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2-1" name="choice" value="2" class="form-radio" /> Both of them should be removed</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3-1-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3-1"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3-1" name="choice" value="3" class="form-radio" /> Neither of the two should be removed</label> </div> </div> </div> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-3" value="Vote" class="form-submit" /> </div> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-8de9d7a6c0f35e6ba98c6785253cf996" value="form-8de9d7a6c0f35e6ba98c6785253cf996" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-poll-view-voting-3" value="poll_view_voting" /> </div> </div></form> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/do-you-think-tharanga-and-dickwella-should-be-dropped-from-the-team#comments Sun, 05 Aug 2018 12:40:36 +0000 Cricket StatsGuru 61061 at https://island-cricket.com Who is the better coach for SL side? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/who-is-the-better-coach-for-sl-side <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting-4"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-4-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0-4"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0-4" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> 15 Lakhs paid Nic Pothas</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1-4-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1-4"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1-4" name="choice" value="1" class="form-radio" /> 65 Lakhs paid Chandika Hathurusinghe</label> </div> </div> </div> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-4" value="Vote" class="form-submit" /> </div> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" 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field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sri Lanka have named Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Suranga Lakmal and Thisara Perera as captain&#039;s of the Kandy, Colombo, Galle and Dambulla teams respectively. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/squads-of-slc-t20-league#comments SLC T20 League Sun, 05 Aug 2018 11:52:46 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61059 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka bat in must-win encounter https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-bat-in-must-win-encounter-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/1123812_900x11741.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 change of venue brought a change of approach for Sri Lanka as Angelo Mathews chose to put South Africa in to bat in Pallekele. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-bat-in-must-win-encounter-0#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sun, 05 Aug 2018 05:00:09 +0000 Jagath Perera 61058 at https://island-cricket.com Live - 3rd ODI, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/live-3rd-odi-sri-lanka-v-south-africa-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/live-3rd-odi-sri-lanka-v-south-africa-2018#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sun, 05 Aug 2018 04:21:13 +0000 Short-Leg 61057 at https://island-cricket.com Rangana Herath's Variations: Off-break, Arm ball and Carrom ball https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/rangana-heraths-variations-off-break-arm-ball-and-carrom-ball <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/rangana-heraths-variations-off-break-arm-ball-and-carrom-ball#comments Rangana Herath Sun, 05 Aug 2018 02:01:43 +0000 Arshvids 61056 at https://island-cricket.com Sports Minister to change regulations before Sri Lanka Cricket elections https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/faiszer-looking-to-change-regulations-before-cricket-elections <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/7c67ed801b5076abc880caab22611cd3_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"> Sports Minister Faiszer Musthapha wants to amend the regulations pertaining to the appointment of election committees of national sports bodies before calling for fresh elections to Sri Lanka Cricket. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/faiszer-looking-to-change-regulations-before-cricket-elections#comments Faiszer Musthapha SLC SLC Elections 2018 Sat, 04 Aug 2018 23:23:44 +0000 WZRD 61055 at https://island-cricket.com Curran takes tips from Sri Lanka legend Sangakkara https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/curran-takes-tips-from-sri-lanka-legend-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/sam_curran1-1024x509.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 allrounder Sam Curran won the man-of-the-match award against India at Edgbaston in what was his second Test and admits that it is all a little bit surreal at the moment. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/curran-takes-tips-from-sri-lanka-legend-sangakkara#comments Kumar Sangakkara Surrey Sat, 04 Aug 2018 15:34:10 +0000 Jagath Perera 61054 at https://island-cricket.com South Africa's chance to pile on more misery on Sri Lanka https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/south-africas-chance-to-pile-on-more-misery-on-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/prv_15333601581.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&#039;s record against South Africa in the last ten ODIs is pretty disappointing. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/south-africas-chance-to-pile-on-more-misery-on-sri-lanka#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sat, 04 Aug 2018 15:32:30 +0000 Short-Leg 61053 at https://island-cricket.com Shahid Afridi and Mahela Jayawardene Sledging each other https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/shahid-afridi-and-mahela-jayawardene-sledging-each-other <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/shahid-afridi-and-mahela-jayawardene-sledging-each-other#comments Angelo Mathews Kumar Sangakkara Mahela Jayawardena Sat, 04 Aug 2018 12:09:18 +0000 Rvishanka 61052 at https://island-cricket.com Jehan Mubarak Named Specialized Coach For SLC T20 Team https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/jehan-mubarak-named-specialized-coach-for-slc-t20-team <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/download_4_2.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 player Jehan Mubarak has been Named Specialized Coach For one of the SLC T20 Team. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/jehan-mubarak-named-specialized-coach-for-slc-t20-team#comments Jehan Mubarak SLC SLC T20 League Sat, 04 Aug 2018 10:12:26 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61051 at https://island-cricket.com Buoyant South Africa Target Hat-trick of Wins Against Sri Lanka https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/buoyant-south-africa-target-hat-trick-of-wins-against-sri-lanka <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/img_20180804_145658.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 Sri Lanka captain was one of just two batsmen who impressed in the second innings. He scored a 111-ball 79*, and Dickwella spoke of his calming influence on his own batting. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/buoyant-south-africa-target-hat-trick-of-wins-against-sri-lanka#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sat, 04 Aug 2018 09:37:45 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61050 at https://island-cricket.com Kohli Can Be India's Greatest Batsman of All Time, Says Sangakkara https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/kohli-can-be-indias-greatest-batsman-of-all-time-says-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="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/download_2_5.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 Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara has praised Virat Kohli after the Indian captain&#039;s innings of 149, saying that he can go on to become India&#039;s greatest ever batsman. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/kohli-can-be-indias-greatest-batsman-of-all-time-says-sangakkara#comments Kumar Sangakkara Sat, 04 Aug 2018 06:37:46 +0000 Pushpendraalbe 61049 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka hope for a sweeter ODI display in Kandy on Sunday https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-hope-for-sweeter-odi-display-in-kandy-on-sunday <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/0jbx349.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 will hope that the shambolic displays produced in the first and second One-Day Internationals against South Africa won’t be repeated as they attempt to stay in the series when the two teams </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-hope-for-sweeter-odi-display-in-kandy-on-sunday#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sat, 04 Aug 2018 05:16:20 +0000 Jagath Perera 61048 at https://island-cricket.com Lahiru Kumara ruled out of third ODI https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/lahiru-kumara-ruled-out-of-third-odi <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/z9w1817f.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"> Fast bowler Lahiru Kumara is unlikely to feature in the third ODI against South Africa that gets underway at the Pallekele International Stadium on Sunday. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/lahiru-kumara-ruled-out-of-third-odi#comments Lahiru Kumara South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Sat, 04 Aug 2018 05:11:52 +0000 Daniel Alexander 61047 at https://island-cricket.com Who will in the SL vs SA ODI series? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/who-will-in-the-sl-vs-sa-odi-series <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="poll"> <div class="text">Sri Lanka</div> <div class="bar"> <div style="width: 35%;" class="foreground"></div> </div> <div class="percent"> 35% (26 votes) </div> <div class="text">South Africa</div> <div class="bar"> <div style="width: 65%;" class="foreground"></div> </div> <div class="percent"> 65% (48 votes) </div> <div class="total"> Total votes: 74 </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/who-will-in-the-sl-vs-sa-odi-series#comments South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 Fri, 03 Aug 2018 13:43:30 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61046 at https://island-cricket.com