Island Cricket - Home of the Sri Lankan Cricket Fan https://island-cricket.com/rss.xml Home of the Sri Lanka cricket fan en Iam confident Haturusingha will fix the problem – Sanga https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/iam-confident-haturusingha-will-fix-the-problem-sanga <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/1916991626sp.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara says that he is confident that his former mentor and current Head Coach of the national cricket team Chandika Hathurusingha will help the team come out of the </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/iam-confident-haturusingha-will-fix-the-problem-sanga#comments Chandika Hathurusingha Kumar Sangakkara Sun, 23 Sep 2018 22:38:01 +0000 WZRD 61463 at https://island-cricket.com Mathews removed as ODI captain, Chandimal takes over https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mathews-removed-as-odi-captain-chandimal-takes-over <!-- 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/280235.5.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&#039;s selectors have removed Angelo Mathews as ODI captain 10 months after he was asked to resume captaincy duties, and have appointed Test captain Dinesh Chandimal in his place. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/mathews-removed-as-odi-captain-chandimal-takes-over#comments Angelo Mathews Dinesh Chandimal SLC Sun, 23 Sep 2018 22:33:37 +0000 WZRD 61462 at https://island-cricket.com Breaking : Angelo Mathews steps down, Chandimal appointed as ODI captain https://island-cricket.com/forum/srilankacricket/breaking-angelo-mathews-steps-down-chandimal-appointed-as-odi-captain <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Sri Lanka Cricket in a statement confirms Dinesh Chandimal appointed as the ODI captain to lead the team in the upcoming England series, statement says they have requested Angelo Mathews to relinquish</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/forum/srilankacricket/breaking-angelo-mathews-steps-down-chandimal-appointed-as-odi-captain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/forum/srilankacricket/breaking-angelo-mathews-steps-down-chandimal-appointed-as-odi-captain#comments Sri Lanka Cricket talk Sun, 23 Sep 2018 20:13:18 +0000 Madura 61461 at https://island-cricket.com Rain washes out second T20 between India and Sri Lanka https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/rain-washes-out-second-t20-between-india-and-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/india-women-cricket-ap.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 second T20 International between India women and Sri Lanka women was washed out Friday due to heavy showers. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/rain-washes-out-second-t20-between-india-and-sri-lanka#comments India Women in Sri Lanka 2018 Women's Cricket Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:36:31 +0000 Jagath Perera 61460 at https://island-cricket.com You cannot change what refuses to change - Mahanama https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/you-cannot-change-what-refuses-to-change-mahanama <!-- 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_p32-retired.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"> On the sidelines he told the Sunday Observer that there was ‘all talk and no play” in the campaign to change the set-up at Sri Lanka Cricket, one of the highest money spinning companies in the country </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/you-cannot-change-what-refuses-to-change-mahanama#comments Roshan Mahanama SLC SLC Elections 2018 Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:29:09 +0000 Jagath Perera 61459 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka Cricket changes mind on press exposure https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-cricket-cancels-press-exposure <!-- 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_13.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 which is now under a so-called Competent Authority cancelled a Press conference with reporters that it called to discuss the team’s ouster from the Asia Cup. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-cricket-cancels-press-exposure#comments Asia Cup 2018 SLC Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:25:12 +0000 Jagath Perera 61458 at https://island-cricket.com Gunathilaka and Jayasuriya story “false” – SLC https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/gunathilaka-and-jayasuriya-story-false-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/gunathilaka-and-jayasuriya-696x460.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"> Manager of the Sri Lanka Cricket Team, Charith Senanayake, speaking exclusively to ThePapare.com stated that the media reports circulating regarding opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka and all-rounde </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/gunathilaka-and-jayasuriya-story-false-slc#comments Danushka Gunathilaka Shehan Jayasuriya SLC Sun, 23 Sep 2018 09:55:07 +0000 DDJW 61457 at https://island-cricket.com Refugee camp to World beaters- Incredible story of Afghanistan Cricket https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/refugee-camp-to-world-beaters-incredible-story-of-afghanistan-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/mohommad_nabi_mwalks_off_with_his_team_after_beating_bangladesh_during_the_asia_cup_-_copy.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"> Nabi was one of millions of refugees who fled Afghanistan to Peshawar, Pakistan due to the Soviet –Afghan War. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/refugee-camp-to-world-beaters-incredible-story-of-afghanistan-cricket#comments Angelo Mathews Dinesh Chandimal Kumar Sangakkara Lasith Malinga Mahela Jayawardena Muttiah Muralitharan Nishantha Ranatunga Sanath Jayasuriya Tillakaratne Dilshan Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:10:52 +0000 AngeloP 61456 at https://island-cricket.com Nishantha Ranatunga laments the Rs. 11 million near heist https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/nishantha-ranatunga-laments-the-rs-11-million-near-heist <!-- 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/nishantha-ranatunga_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"> Former SLC secretary Nishantha Ranatunga says that there would not have been an incident like the Rs. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/nishantha-ranatunga-laments-the-rs-11-million-near-heist#comments Nishantha Ranatunga SLC Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:28:27 +0000 WZRD 61455 at https://island-cricket.com Is it the end of the road for Mathews? https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/is-it-the-end-of-the-road-for-mathews-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/96_5.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"> Are national limited overs Captain Angelo Mathews’ days numbered? With his falling personal standards, can Angelo Mathews hold on to his position as captain in a broader sense? </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/is-it-the-end-of-the-road-for-mathews-0#comments Angelo Mathews Graeme Labrooy SLC Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:22:54 +0000 WZRD 61454 at https://island-cricket.com Don't bring cricket into parliament - Sports Minister https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/dont-bring-cricket-into-parliament-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/deputyminister.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 told this in parliament during the adjournment debate moved by the joint opposition MP Kanchana Wijesekara stating that the recent defeat was due to the issues in the cricket administration. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/dont-bring-cricket-into-parliament-sports-minister#comments Asia Cup 2018 Faiszer Musthapha SLC Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:56:01 +0000 Jagath Perera 61453 at https://island-cricket.com 11 - X = ??????????????? https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mdkjulius-caesar/11-x <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p><a href="https://scontent.fymq1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/42321823_242755069694083_5899896772360142848_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&amp;oh=15faf372aff6af4e26c1a4b38edf100d&amp;oe=5C2658B5"><span><strong>SL&amp;#39</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mdkjulius-caesar/11-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mdkjulius-caesar/11-x#comments SLC WC-2019 Sat, 22 Sep 2018 02:40:13 +0000 MDKJulius Caesar 61452 at https://island-cricket.com It’s Time! https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/it-s-time <!-- 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/1915635331its.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 ‘Think Tanks’ within SriLanka cricket are similar to ostriches. They hide their heads in the sand hoping their problems would go away. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/it-s-time#comments Angelo Mathews Asia Cup 2018 SLC Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:33:02 +0000 WZRD 61451 at https://island-cricket.com Danushka Gunathilaka in trouble again https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/danushka-gunathilaka-in-trouble-again <!-- 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/1536854099-danushka-gunathilaka.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"> Opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka has come under the spotlight again after he returned home early from the Asia Cup in UAE with a suspicious back injury. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/danushka-gunathilaka-in-trouble-again#comments Asia Cup 2018 Danushka Gunathilaka Shehan Jayasuriya Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:28:34 +0000 WZRD 61450 at https://island-cricket.com What's the biggest contributing factor to Sri Lanka's two Asia Cup defeats? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/whats-the-biggest-contributing-factor-to-sri-lankas-two-asia-cup-defeats <!-- 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" /> Bad fielding</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" /> Bad bowling</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" /> Bad batting</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" /> All of the above</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-aea4a0bef0f0ad82e841d452ca18cfc1" value="form-aea4a0bef0f0ad82e841d452ca18cfc1" /> <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/whats-the-biggest-contributing-factor-to-sri-lankas-two-asia-cup-defeats#comments Asia Cup 2018 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:47:15 +0000 Short-Leg 61449 at https://island-cricket.com The need to fix fielding woes https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/the-need-to-fix-fielding-woes <!-- 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/88k051484.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"> Captain Angelo Mathews was not willing to admit that dropped catches has been a curse to his team. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/the-need-to-fix-fielding-woes#comments Asia Cup 2018 SLC Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:40:12 +0000 Short-Leg 61448 at https://island-cricket.com Kumar Sangakkara 203 vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Wellington, 2015-16 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kumar-sangakkara-203-vs-new-zealand-2nd-test-wellington-2015-16 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/kumar-sangakkara-203-vs-new-zealand-2nd-test-wellington-2015-16#comments Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2015-16 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:04:51 +0000 Jehan 61447 at https://island-cricket.com Should Dimuth Karunaratne be considered for the ODI squad as an opener? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/should-dimuth-karunarathne-consider-for-odi-squad-as-an-opener-going-forward <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting-1"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-1-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0-1"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0-1" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> Yes - he has the skills to succeed in that role </label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1-1-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1-1"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1-1" name="choice" value="1" class="form-radio" /> No - he doesn&#039;t have required skills to succeed. </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-bc7c59c79d8f473e0f37c3d48f0fcc3c" value="form-bc7c59c79d8f473e0f37c3d48f0fcc3c" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-poll-view-voting-1" value="poll_view_voting" /> </div> </div></form> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/should-dimuth-karunarathne-consider-for-odi-squad-as-an-opener-going-forward#comments Dimuth Karunaratne Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:51:23 +0000 AmilaSaman 61446 at https://island-cricket.com England name full-strength squad for Sri Lanka Tests https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/england-named-full-strength-test-squad-for-sri-lanka-tests <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/gettyimages-962931890.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 National Cricket Selectors have named the following 16-strong squad for the three-match Test series in Sri Lanka starting in November. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/england-named-full-strength-test-squad-for-sri-lanka-tests#comments England in Sri Lanka 2018 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:20:42 +0000 AmilaSaman 61445 at https://island-cricket.com Who should open for sri lanka in ODIs? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/who-should-open-for-sri-lanka-in-odi <!-- 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" /> Danushka Gunathilaka and Upul Tharanga</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" /> Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Perera</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" /> Danushka Gunathilaka and Dhananjaya de Silva</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-8d57c7b5433dd3320056eb87212f37c1" value="form-8d57c7b5433dd3320056eb87212f37c1" /> <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/who-should-open-for-sri-lanka-in-odi#comments Danushka Gunathilaka Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:26:24 +0000 Niflan 61444 at https://island-cricket.com Discarded Sri Lanka Cricket video analyst a gem for Afghanistan https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/discarded-slc-video-analyst-gem-for-afghanistan <!-- 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/_mg_7029.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"> On Monday during the Asia Cup, there was another familiar face in the opposing camp who was sitting in the Afghanistan dug out when Sri Lanka took them on, and he was none other than Sri Lanka’s previ </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/discarded-slc-video-analyst-gem-for-afghanistan#comments Asia Cup 2018 SLC Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:53:13 +0000 AngeloP 61443 at https://island-cricket.com Loosing last two matches was not that worse... https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/loosing-last-two-matches-was-not-that-worse <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>If you carefully study the previous two losses, in both ocassions</p> <ul> <li>We lost the toss.</li> <li>They posted a total 250+</li> </ul> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/loosing-last-two-matches-was-not-that-worse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/loosing-last-two-matches-was-not-that-worse#comments Asia Cup 2018 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 04:42:43 +0000 Kalof 61442 at https://island-cricket.com Would like to play more for Sri Lanka - Malinga https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/would-like-to-play-more-for-sri-lanka-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/image255d6efa-1e2a-43ce-bed9-1f9acecf8acb.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"> Having made a white-ball comeback after a year, in the Asia Cup, Lasith Malinga is keen on continuing to play for Sri Lanka. “The body has taken it well and, if you ask me, I’d like to play more. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/would-like-to-play-more-for-sri-lanka-malinga#comments Asia Cup 2018 Graeme Labrooy Lasith Malinga SLC Fri, 21 Sep 2018 04:32:42 +0000 Jagath Perera 61441 at https://island-cricket.com ඇන්ජි, මාලි සහ දික්වැල්ල රැවුල කපපු ඇත්ත හේතුව https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket-94 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket-94#comments Angelo Mathews Dinesh Chandimal Lasith Malinga Mahela Jayawardena Tillakaratne Dilshan Upul Tharanga Fri, 21 Sep 2018 03:47:59 +0000 Lakhanda 61440 at https://island-cricket.com අවුට් වෙන ක්‍රම 10 හරියටම(නව සංශෝධනයෙන් පසු) දැනගන්න https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/10-0 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/10-0#comments Angelo Mathews Dinesh Chandimal ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Kumar Sangakkara Lasith Malinga Mahela Jayawardena Muttiah Muralitharan Nishantha Ranatunga Sanath Jayasuriya SLC Sri Lanka in Australia 2012/13 Tillakaratne Dilshan Fri, 21 Sep 2018 03:45:34 +0000 Lakhanda 61439 at https://island-cricket.com Should Tillakaratne Dilshan make a comeback from retirement? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/should-tillakaratne-dilshan-make-comeback-from-retirement <!-- 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" /> Yes</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" 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class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Photos of Tillakaratne Dilshan with his wife and children. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/albums/photos/srilankacricket/61437#comments Manjula Thilini Tillakaratne Dilshan Off the field Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:04:28 +0000 Natz 61437 at https://island-cricket.com ICC Cricket World Cup trophy arrives in Sri Lanka on its global tour https://island-cricket.com/albums/photos/srilankacricket/61436 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-imagealbum"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/wc_4.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/image_albums/wc_01.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket photo" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy tour in Sri Lanka on 20th September, 2018. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/albums/photos/srilankacricket/61436#comments Arjuna Ranatunga Faiszer Musthapha ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 SLC Off the field Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:49:10 +0000 Daniel Alexander 61436 at https://island-cricket.com If mistakes can be corrected soon, it would be best - Lasith Malinga https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/if-mistakes-can-be-corrected-soon-it-would-be-best-lasith-malinga <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/if-mistakes-can-be-corrected-soon-it-would-be-best-lasith-malinga#comments Asia Cup 2018 Lasith Malinga Suranga Lakmal Thilanga Sumathipala Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:06:50 +0000 WZRD 61435 at https://island-cricket.com Kumar Sangakkara’s titans of cricket: Brian Lara https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/kumar-sangakkara-s-titans-of-cricket-brian-lara <!-- 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-781765647-e1537202261934-768x415.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"> I had quite a few conversations with him later on in his career. One time he’d just opened a new bar and lounge in Trinidad, and I was invited to an evening there. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/kumar-sangakkara-s-titans-of-cricket-brian-lara#comments Brian Lara Kumar Sangakkara Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:05:02 +0000 Jagath Perera 61434 at https://island-cricket.com Retired Dilshan confirms interest in returning to play for Sri Lanka https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/i-am-still-capable-and-ready-to-return-dilshan <!-- 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/d51f7r4v5.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 continue to play my domestic cricket. Hence, it is not a challenge for me to return to the international side again,&quot; Dilshan said. &quot;I always think of my country. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/i-am-still-capable-and-ready-to-return-dilshan#comments Asia Cup 2018 SLC Tillakaratne Dilshan Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:59:57 +0000 WZRD 61433 at https://island-cricket.com තේරීම් කමිටුවේ ප්‍රධානියා කාන්තා ක්‍රිකට්වල තරග තීරක වෙයි https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket-308 <!-- 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_ef4835336a.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"> ආසියානු කුසලානය වැනි ශ්‍රී ලංකා කණ්ඩායමට වැදගත් තරගාවලියක් පවතින මොහොතකදී තේරීම් කමිටු ප්‍රධානියා කාන්තා ක්‍රිකට් තරග තීරකයෙකු ලෙස කටයුතු කිරීම කොතරම් දුරට සදාචාරාත්මකද යන්න සහ ජාතික කණ්ඩායමට ඔහු තේර </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket-308#comments Graeme Labrooy India Women in Sri Lanka 2018 SLC ශ්රී ලංකා ක්රිකට් Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:01:49 +0000 AmilaSaman 61432 at https://island-cricket.com Roshan Mahanama talks about the state of Sri Lankan cricket https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/roshan-mahanama-talks-about-the-state-of-sri-lankan-cricket <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/roshan-mahanama-talks-about-the-state-of-sri-lankan-cricket#comments Asia Cup 2018 Roshan Mahanama SLC Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:26:24 +0000 Jehan 61431 at https://island-cricket.com The best opening batting pair for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/the-best-opening-batting-pair-for-icc-cricket-world-cup-2019 <!-- 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" /> Danushka Gunathilaka-Niroshan Dickwella</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" /> Niroshan Dickwella-Upul Tharanga</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2-2-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2-2"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2-2" name="choice" value="2" class="form-radio" /> Kusal Perera-Upul Tharanga</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" /> Danushka Gunathilaka-Upul Tharanga</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4" name="choice" value="4" class="form-radio" /> Danushka Gunathilaka-Kusal Perera</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-5-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-5"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-5" name="choice" value="5" class="form-radio" /> Niroshan Dickwella-Kusal Perera</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6" name="choice" value="6" class="form-radio" /> Other</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" id="form-590534ec67ac9c356e4723c55e30f555" value="form-590534ec67ac9c356e4723c55e30f555" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-poll-view-voting-4" value="poll_view_voting" /> </div> </div></form> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/the-best-opening-batting-pair-for-icc-cricket-world-cup-2019#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:01:00 +0000 Gavin 61430 at https://island-cricket.com The solution to Sri Lanka's ODI woes could be a simple one https://island-cricket.com/opinion/editorial/61429092018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-ic-news-photo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/editorial/srilanka_cricket_09-min.png" alt="Sri Lanka Cricket" title="The solution to Sri Lanka&#039;s ODI woes could be a simple one" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Much has been written about Sri Lanka&#39;s poor ODI form this week after Afghanistan knocked the five-time champs out of the Asia Cup, with Sri Lankan scribes calling for the sacking of players and coaching staff. </p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/opinion/editorial/61429092018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/opinion/editorial/61429092018#comments Angelo Mathews Asia Cup 2018 Graeme Labrooy Kumar Sangakkara Kusal Mendis Rex Clementine SLC Upul Tharanga Thu, 20 Sep 2018 04:22:14 +0000 Island Cricket 61429 at https://island-cricket.com Rex Clementine owes an Apology for Distorted STATS - his credibility/efficacy as a writer is Questionable? https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mdkjulius-caesar/rex-clementine-s-owes-an-apology-for-distorted-stats-his-cred <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Report appeared in The Island Sports column on September 18, 2018 under the heading&nbsp; &ldquo;World&rsquo;s most boring cricket team&rdquo;&nbsp; gives a really distorted unprofessional picture of</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mdkjulius-caesar/rex-clementine-s-owes-an-apology-for-distorted-stats-his-cred" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mdkjulius-caesar/rex-clementine-s-owes-an-apology-for-distorted-stats-his-cred#comments Angelo Mathews Kusal Mendis Kusal Perera Rex Clementine Upul Tharanga Thu, 20 Sep 2018 03:02:21 +0000 MDKJulius Caesar 61428 at https://island-cricket.com Frustrated but we have to back the team - Mahela https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/frustrated-but-we-have-to-back-the-team-mahela <!-- 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/x561d8.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"> Though frustrated, Sri Lankan fans still have to back the Cricket team and push them to work harder, former cricket Captain Mahela Jayawardena said today. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/frustrated-but-we-have-to-back-the-team-mahela#comments Asia Cup 2018 Mahela Jayawardena Thu, 20 Sep 2018 02:58:51 +0000 Jagath Perera 61427 at https://island-cricket.com Dilshan hints he may come out of retirement https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/tm-dilshan-has-hinted-he-could-return-to-international-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/dncvkmku4aaufbm.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Former Sri Lankan Cricketer TM Dilshan (42) has hinted he could return to International Cricket since the national team is struggling. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/tm-dilshan-has-hinted-he-could-return-to-international-cricket#comments Tillakaratne Dilshan Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:22:29 +0000 Madura 61426 at https://island-cricket.com England ODI squad for Sri Lanka series https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/england-odi-squad-for-sri-lanka-series <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/mor_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"> England National Cricket Selectors have named a 16-strong squad for the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka starting on 10 October in Dambulla. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/england-odi-squad-for-sri-lanka-series#comments England in Sri Lanka 2018 Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:09:54 +0000 Daniel Alexander 61425 at https://island-cricket.com Who should bat in the top four batting positions in ODIs and at WC 2019? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/who-should-bat-in-the-top-four-batting-positions-in-odis-and-at-wc-2019 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting-5"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-5-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0-5"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0-5" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> Danushka Gunathilaka, Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews</label> </div> <div 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since 2017 https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/only-papua-new-guinea-have-been-worse-than-sri-lanka-in-odi-cricket-since-2017 <!-- 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/pusmhxaizy-15372492761.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"> If you go by win/loss ratio, Sri Lanka’s performance since 2017 in ODIs is the worst out of all the 10 teams that will participate in the 2019 World Cup. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/only-papua-new-guinea-have-been-worse-than-sri-lanka-in-odi-cricket-since-2017#comments Asia Cup 2018 SLC Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:07:50 +0000 Short-Leg 61422 at https://island-cricket.com Bishan Singh Bedi takes dig at Sri Lanka after Asia Cup debacle https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bishan-singh-bedi-takes-dig-at-sri-lanka-after-asia-cup-debacle <!-- 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-lanka1_4.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Islanders were out of the tournament even before India had turned up for their first game. On social media, Bishan Singh Bedi tore into Angelo Mathews &amp; Co. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bishan-singh-bedi-takes-dig-at-sri-lanka-after-asia-cup-debacle#comments Asia Cup 2018 SLC Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:59:19 +0000 Dias 61421 at https://island-cricket.com Facebook posts on Sri Lanka's early exit from the Asia Cup https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/facebook-posts-on-sri-lankas-early-exit-from-the-asia-cup <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/image_c9c60113af1.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"> ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් කණ්ඩායම ලැබූ පරාජයෙන් පසුව සමාජ මාධ්‍ය වල ඒ සම්බන්ධයෙන් හුවමාරු වූ පෝස්ට් කිහිපයකි මේ. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/facebook-posts-on-sri-lankas-early-exit-from-the-asia-cup#comments Angelo Mathews Asia Cup 2018 Kusal Mendis Wed, 19 Sep 2018 04:02:53 +0000 Big Sam 61420 at https://island-cricket.com World's most boring cricket team's point of no return https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/world-s-most-boring-cricket-team-point-of-no-return <!-- 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/1914179463world.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"> Playing three half-baked all-rounders and just five specialist batsmen was a bad call. Some pundits in our cricket who think that they know everything have eaten humble pie for their selections. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/world-s-most-boring-cricket-team-point-of-no-return#comments Asanka Gurusinha Asia Cup 2018 Chandika Hathurusingha Graeme Labrooy SLC Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:30:49 +0000 AmilaSaman 61419 at https://island-cricket.com Sack captain, sack coach but don't talk about real changes https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sack-captain-sack-coach-but-dont-talk-about-real-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/maxresdefault_9.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"> Right. Okay. This is pathetic, isn&#039;t it? Knocked out of the Asia Cup basically before it has even begun. A big 91-run loss to Afghanistan, following an even bigger 137-run pasting by Bangladesh. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sack-captain-sack-coach-but-dont-talk-about-real-changes#comments Angelo Mathews Asia Cup 2018 Chandika Hathurusingha Graeme Labrooy SLC Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:41:46 +0000 AmilaSaman 61418 at https://island-cricket.com From Predator to Prey: Sri Lanka’s disastrous Asia Cup campaign https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/from-predator-to-prey-sri-lanka-s-disastrous-asia-cup-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/9ec230df195b33309980bc4486ecd7e1.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 Sri Lanka announced their new low in international cricket, let’s take a look at 5 main aspects in which they failed. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/from-predator-to-prey-sri-lanka-s-disastrous-asia-cup-campaign#comments Amila Aponso Angelo Mathews Asia Cup 2018 Dilruwan Perera Kusal Mendis Lasith Malinga SLC Thisara Perera Upul Tharanga Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:35:56 +0000 ASid 61417 at https://island-cricket.com Chamari Atapattu 115 vs India, 3rd ODI, ICC Women's Championship, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/chamari-atapattu-115-vs-india-3rd-odi-icc-womens-championship-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/chamari-atapattu-115-vs-india-3rd-odi-icc-womens-championship-2018#comments Chamari Atapattu ICC Women's Championship India Women in Sri Lanka 2018 Women's Cricket Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:42:40 +0000 Short-Leg 61416 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka cricket goes back to drawing board https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-cricket-goes-back-to-drawing-board <!-- 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/02696k003.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"> So humiliating have been the defeats that a section of the Lankan media covering the match, didn’t bother to attend skipper Angelo Mathews post-match news briefing. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-cricket-goes-back-to-drawing-board#comments Asia Cup 2018 Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:21:05 +0000 Short-Leg 61415 at https://island-cricket.com Attapattu returns as Sri Lanka Women name T20I squad to face India https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/attapattu-returns-as-sri-lanka-women-name-t20i-squad-to-face-india <!-- 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-8148874061.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 missing the Women&#039;s T20I Asia Cup through illness, Chamari Atapattu will return to captain Sri Lanka Women in the five-match T20I series against India Women. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/attapattu-returns-as-sri-lanka-women-name-t20i-squad-to-face-india#comments Chamari Atapattu India Women in Sri Lanka 2018 Women's Cricket Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:15:21 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61414 at https://island-cricket.com 'Flop of Asia' - Sri Lanka slammed after cricket exit https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/flop-of-asia-sri-lanka-slammed-after-cricket-exit <!-- 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/x15f7rf8e.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 newspapers and fans lambasted the national cricket team on Tuesday after the former champions were dumped out of the Asia Cup by up-and-coming Afghanistan. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/flop-of-asia-sri-lanka-slammed-after-cricket-exit#comments Asia Cup 2018 SLC Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:11:18 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61413 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lankan cricket hits new low losing to Afghanistan https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lankan-cricket-hits-new-low-losing-to-afghanistan <!-- 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/akila1.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It was a sad night for Sri Lankan cricket in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lankan-cricket-hits-new-low-losing-to-afghanistan#comments Asia Cup 2018 Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:55:28 +0000 Short-Leg 61412 at https://island-cricket.com Once trailblazers, now whipping boys - Sri Lanka's downward spiral https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/once-trailblazers-now-whipping-boys-sri-lankas-downward-spiral <!-- 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-lanka-cricket1_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 lose to Bangladesh and Afghanistan and the cricket world takes little notice. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/once-trailblazers-now-whipping-boys-sri-lankas-downward-spiral#comments Asia Cup 2018 SLC Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:53:05 +0000 Hilal 61411 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka v Afghanistan, Asia Cup, 2018 - Highlights https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sri-lanka-v-afghanistan-asia-cup-2018-highlights <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sri-lanka-v-afghanistan-asia-cup-2018-highlights#comments Asia Cup 2018 Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:02:16 +0000 Daniel Alexander 61410 at https://island-cricket.com Disapointed Sri Lankan Fan... https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/disapointed-sri-lankan-fan <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Cricket is a game.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/disapointed-sri-lankan-fan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/disapointed-sri-lankan-fan#comments Asia Cup 2018 SLC Tue, 18 Sep 2018 04:52:44 +0000 Kalof 61409 at https://island-cricket.com Who is the better ODI cricketer and match winner? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/who-is-the-better-odi-cricketer-and-match-winner <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting-6"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-6-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0-6"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0-6" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> Shehan Jayasuriya</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1-6-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1-6"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1-6" name="choice" value="1" class="form-radio" /> Asela Gunaratne</label> </div> </div> </div> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-6" value="Vote" class="form-submit" /> </div> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-ecb19562ec271205d016d8d909c5c4ed" 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field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> After the defeat against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup opener, Sri Lanka suffered yet another embarrassment on Monday when they were defeated by 91 runs by Afghanistan. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/pathetic-sri-lanka-humiliated#comments Asia Cup 2018 SLC Mon, 17 Sep 2018 21:56:00 +0000 Jehan 61407 at https://island-cricket.com Angelo Mathews slams Sri Lanka's performance https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-mathews-slams-sri-lankas-performance <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/angelo-mathews1_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"> Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews minced no words after his team were knocked out of the Asia Cup 2018, terming their performance “shocking” and “disappointing”. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/angelo-mathews-slams-sri-lankas-performance#comments Angelo Mathews Asia Cup 2018 Chandika Hathurusingha Mon, 17 Sep 2018 21:04:07 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61406 at https://island-cricket.com Afghanistan knock five-time champs Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/afghanistan-knock-five-time-champs-sri-lanka-out-of-asia-cup <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/m236565.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"> Riding on brilliant performances from the spinners, Afghanistan registered a comfortable 91-run win against Sri Lanka in their first Asia Cup encounter at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Mond </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/afghanistan-knock-five-time-champs-sri-lanka-out-of-asia-cup#comments Asia Cup 2018 Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:04:05 +0000 Jagath Perera 61405 at https://island-cricket.com Afghanistan challenge Sri Lanka setting 250-run target https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/afghanistan-bat-sri-lanka-leave-out-lakmal-bring-in-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/369852_1641916_updates1.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"> Afghanistan set a daunting target of 250 runs for Sri Lanka in Group B match of the Asia Cup 2018 on Monday. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/afghanistan-bat-sri-lanka-leave-out-lakmal-bring-in-akila#comments Akila Dananjaya Asia Cup 2018 Thisara Perera Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:32:28 +0000 Short-Leg 61403 at https://island-cricket.com Who will win the Afghanistan v Sri Lanka Asia Cup match? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/who-will-win-the-afghanistan-v-sri-lanka-asia-cup-match <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="poll"> <div class="text">Afghanistan</div> <div class="bar"> <div style="width: 78%;" class="foreground"></div> </div> <div class="percent"> 78% (29 votes) </div> <div class="text">Sri Lanka</div> <div class="bar"> <div style="width: 22%;" class="foreground"></div> </div> <div class="percent"> 22% (8 votes) </div> <div class="total"> Total votes: 37 </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/who-will-win-the-afghanistan-v-sri-lanka-asia-cup-match#comments Asia Cup 2018 Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:41:59 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61404 at https://island-cricket.com Stats from Bangladesh's win over Sri Lanka https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/stats-from-bangladeshs-win-over-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/e62f001.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"> This was Sri Lanka’s biggest defeat in the Asia Cup. It was also the biggest defeat by a major team (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka) in the Asia Cup. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/stats-from-bangladeshs-win-over-sri-lanka#comments Asia Cup 2018 Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:56:56 +0000 Short-Leg 61402 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lankan police question Indian spectators over possible links to fixers https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lankan-police-question-spectators-over-possible-links-to-fixers <!-- 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/o5m165418.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"> Five Indian nationals are being questioned by Sri Lankan police over possible links to fixers after Sri Lanka Cricket&#039;s anti-corruption unit flagged them during the third ODI women&#039;s between </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lankan-police-question-spectators-over-possible-links-to-fixers#comments India Women in Sri Lanka 2018 Match Fixing Allegations SLC Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:48:09 +0000 WZRD 61401 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka confident batsmen will bounce back in crucial Asia Cup match against Afghanistan https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-confident-batsmen-will-bounce-back-in-crucial-asia-cup-match-against- <!-- 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/sp18-akila-dananjaya.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 bring in spinner Akila Dananjaya for their must-win Asia Cup game against Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi on Monday. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-confident-batsmen-will-bounce-back-in-crucial-asia-cup-match-against-#comments Akila Dananjaya Asia Cup 2018 Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:44:02 +0000 Jagath Perera 61400 at https://island-cricket.com Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/afganistan-vs-sri-lanka <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Today&#39;s match will be really important for Sri Lanka now. Sri Lankan spectators feel disapointment about the first match.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/afganistan-vs-sri-lanka" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/kalof/afganistan-vs-sri-lanka#comments Asia Cup 2018 Mon, 17 Sep 2018 04:39:36 +0000 Kalof 61399 at https://island-cricket.com Full match replay - 3rd ODI, India vs Sri Lanka, ICC Women's Championship, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/full-match-replay-3rd-odi-india-vs-sri-lanka-icc-womens-championship-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/full-match-replay-3rd-odi-india-vs-sri-lanka-icc-womens-championship-2018#comments Chamari Atapattu ICC Women's Championship India Women in Sri Lanka 2018 Women's Cricket Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:11:00 +0000 Doosra 61398 at https://island-cricket.com Chamari Atapattu trumps Mithali Raj as Sri Lanka win last-over thriller https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/chamari-atapattu-trumps-mithali-raj-as-sri-lanka-win-last-over-thriller <!-- 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/w6f430021.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 women held their nerve to pull off a thrilling three-wicket win with just one ball to spare in the third ODI against India women in Katunayake. Mithali Raj&#039;s unbeaten 125 had powered In </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/chamari-atapattu-trumps-mithali-raj-as-sri-lanka-win-last-over-thriller#comments Chamari Atapattu India Women in Sri Lanka 2018 Women's Cricket Sun, 16 Sep 2018 14:12:56 +0000 WZRD 61397 at https://island-cricket.com My take on Chandika Hathurusinghe as a cricket fan https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/nalakadissanayake/my-take-on-chandika-hathurusinghe-as-cricket-fan <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Chandika Hathurusinghe was there in &ldquo; Right place at the Right time&rdquo; Some of them have credited for Bangladesh&rsquo;s recent years success to Chandika but he was coaching a team where the</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/nalakadissanayake/my-take-on-chandika-hathurusinghe-as-cricket-fan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/nalakadissanayake/my-take-on-chandika-hathurusinghe-as-cricket-fan#comments Chandika Hathurusingha SLC Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:19:08 +0000 NalakaDissanayake 61396 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, Asia Cup, 2018 - Highlights https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sri-lanka-v-bangladesh-asia-cup-2018-highlights <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sri-lanka-v-bangladesh-asia-cup-2018-highlights#comments Asia Cup 2018 Sun, 16 Sep 2018 06:02:19 +0000 Daniel Alexander 61395 at https://island-cricket.com What do you think of selectors changing opening batsmen for ODIs after almost every series? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/what-do-you-think-of-selectors-changing-opening-batsmen-for-odis-after-almost-e <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting-7"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-7-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0-7"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0-7" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> It&#039;s incompetent selections and a bad policy.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1-7-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1-7"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1-7" name="choice" value="1" class="form-radio" /> It&#039;s an excellent strategy.</label> </div> </div> </div> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-7" value="Vote" class="form-submit" /> </div> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-36c22b374075de03cca970ad60e4fa58" value="form-36c22b374075de03cca970ad60e4fa58" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-poll-view-voting-7" value="poll_view_voting" /> </div> </div></form> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/what-do-you-think-of-selectors-changing-opening-batsmen-for-odis-after-almost-e#comments Chandika Hathurusingha Graeme Labrooy SLC Sun, 16 Sep 2018 04:06:48 +0000 Gavin 61394 at https://island-cricket.com Was Chandika Hathurusinghe the right choice for head coach? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/do-chandika-hathurusinghe-was-the-right-choice-for-the-head-coach-of-sl-cricket <!-- google_ad_section_start --><form action="/rss.xml" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="poll-view-voting-8"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="vote-form"> <div class="choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-0-8-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-0-8"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-0-8" name="choice" value="0" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1-8-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1-8"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1-8" name="choice" value="1" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> </div> </div> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-8" value="Vote" class="form-submit" /> </div> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-74f0228326cc1299bc268a29c2f5c8f4" value="form-74f0228326cc1299bc268a29c2f5c8f4" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-poll-view-voting-8" value="poll_view_voting" /> </div> </div></form> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/do-chandika-hathurusinghe-was-the-right-choice-for-the-head-coach-of-sl-cricket#comments Chandika Hathurusingha SLC Sun, 16 Sep 2018 04:03:49 +0000 Cricket StatsGuru 61393 at https://island-cricket.com Asia Cup - Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan - 3rd Match https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/asia-cup-sri-lanka-vs-afghanistan-3rd-match <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p><u><em><strong>Sri Lanka best possible XI from the Official Squad-</strong></em></u><br /> 1.&nbsp; &nbsp;Niroshan&nbsp;Dickwella&nbsp;(Left-Hand Batsman)(Wicket-Keeper)</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/asia-cup-sri-lanka-vs-afghanistan-3rd-match" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mrx/asia-cup-sri-lanka-vs-afghanistan-3rd-match#comments Asia Cup 2018 ICC SLC Sun, 16 Sep 2018 02:43:25 +0000 Mr.X 61392 at https://island-cricket.com Inside story of the near miss at Sri Lanka Cricket https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/inside-story-of-the-near-miss-at-sri-lanka-cricket <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/slc-letter_0.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Sunday Times is in possession of a copy of the controversial letter which was alleged to have been forwarded to Sony Pictures Networks India requesting an initial payment of US$ 5,564,404.50 for t </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/inside-story-of-the-near-miss-at-sri-lanka-cricket#comments Ashley De Silva Faiszer Musthapha Jerome Jayaratne Mohan de Silva Shammi Silva SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Sat, 15 Sep 2018 23:48:01 +0000 WZRD 61390 at https://island-cricket.com Is Sports Minister snubbing ICC directive? https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/is-sports-minister-snubbing-icc-directive <!-- 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/m56188k0548.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 Mustapha had a golden opportunity to install a competent Interim Committee to solve the problem but yet, he decided on appointing the Secretary of his Ministry as the Competent Authority to man </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/is-sports-minister-snubbing-icc-directive#comments Faiszer Musthapha ICC Kamal Pathmasiri SLC Sat, 15 Sep 2018 23:44:28 +0000 WZRD 61389 at https://island-cricket.com Bangladesh outclass Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bangladesh-outclass-sri-lanka-on-asia-cup-opener <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/i_24.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"> Mushfiqur Rahim&#039;s sublime 144 hauled Bangladesh kicking and screaming to 261, then a fired-up Mashrafe Mortaza set in motion a Sri Lanka collapse, and the first match of the Asia Cup soon turned </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/bangladesh-outclass-sri-lanka-on-asia-cup-opener#comments Asia Cup 2018 Sat, 15 Sep 2018 19:15:09 +0000 Jagath Perera 61388 at https://island-cricket.com Does Lasith Malinga have another World Cup in him? https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/does-lasith-malinga-have-another-world-cup-in-him <!-- 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_1503507840.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"> For most of the past 12 months, Lasith Malinga has been desperate to regain his place in the national squad. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/does-lasith-malinga-have-another-world-cup-in-him#comments ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Lasith Malinga Sat, 15 Sep 2018 05:12:06 +0000 Jagath Perera 61387 at https://island-cricket.com Asia Cup 2018: How the participating teams are gearing up https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/asia-cup-2018-how-the-participating-teams-are-gearing-up <!-- 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/asia-cup.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It does not have the pedigree of the Ashes or the charm of the trans-Tasman rivalry but India v Pakistan is the kind of cricket fixture that the people of two countries that share a contentious, viole </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/asia-cup-2018-how-the-participating-teams-are-gearing-up#comments Asia Cup 2018 Sat, 15 Sep 2018 04:54:24 +0000 Jagath Perera 61386 at https://island-cricket.com Asia Cup team preview: Sri Lanka https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/asia-cup-team-preview-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/srilank.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"> ive-time winners Sri Lanka are blessed with a real blend of young starlets and long-serving players, and combined with the return of legendary paceman Lasith Malinga, they might enter this year&#039;s </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/asia-cup-team-preview-sri-lanka#comments Asia Cup 2018 Sat, 15 Sep 2018 03:20:54 +0000 Jagath Perera 61385 at https://island-cricket.com IPL has been a big help for Perera https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/ipl-has-been-big-help-for-perera <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/1609319091.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 left-handed top order batsman Kusal Perera is the man many are looking to in his country to win matches in the Asia Cup. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/ipl-has-been-big-help-for-perera#comments Asia Cup 2018 IPL Kusal Perera Sat, 15 Sep 2018 03:19:04 +0000 Jagath Perera 61384 at https://island-cricket.com It is high time to seal the Spots of Best Opening Pair to avoid repeating the same mistake in 2015 WC! https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mdkjulius-caesar/it-is-high-time-to-seal-the-spots-of-best-opening-pair-to-avo <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p> <strong>It is worth having a look at following articles appeared during &amp; after 2015 WC Flop.!</strong><br /> &nbsp;<br /> Read the following :</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mdkjulius-caesar/it-is-high-time-to-seal-the-spots-of-best-opening-pair-to-avo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://island-cricket.com/blogs/srilankacricket/mdkjulius-caesar/it-is-high-time-to-seal-the-spots-of-best-opening-pair-to-avo#comments Danushka Gunathilaka Dimuth Karunaratne Dinesh Chandimal Graeme Labrooy ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Kusal Mendis Mahela Jayawardena Muttiah Muralitharan Niroshan Dickwella SLC Tillakaratne Dilshan Upul Tharanga Fri, 14 Sep 2018 22:25:40 +0000 MDKJulius Caesar 61383 at https://island-cricket.com India hire Sri Lankan throwdown specialist to counter left-arm threat https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/india-hire-sri-lankan-throwdown-specialist-to-counter-left-arm-threat <!-- 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/77711688i.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 will have an additional hand helping them out at the Asia Cup in Dubai. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/india-hire-sri-lankan-throwdown-specialist-to-counter-left-arm-threat#comments Nuwan Seneviratne Fri, 14 Sep 2018 17:23:41 +0000 Jehan 61378 at https://island-cricket.com Why fans are eager to watch Lasith Malinga's magic again https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/why-fans-are-eager-to-watch-lasith-malingas-magic-again <!-- 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/2677871.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 return has galvanised Sri Lankan fans, but it remains to be seen if the veteran fast bowler still has what it takes to bowl those toe-crushers in international cricket. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/why-fans-are-eager-to-watch-lasith-malingas-magic-again#comments Asia Cup 2018 Lasith Malinga Fri, 14 Sep 2018 17:01:30 +0000 Jehan 61377 at https://island-cricket.com Malinga fits into our equation – Hathurusingha https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/malinga-fits-into-our-equation-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/gettyimages-10315305081.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, 35 and not quite at his quickest any more, is back in the Sri Lanka 50-over squad for the Asia Cup 2018, and the team expect great things from him as usual. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/malinga-fits-into-our-equation-hathurusingha#comments Asia Cup 2018 Chandika Hathurusingha Lasith Malinga Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:59:10 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61376 at https://island-cricket.com Strokemakers and chase-breakers: 10 things to watch at the Asia Cup https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/strokemakers-and-chase-breakers-10-things-to-watch-at-the-asia-cup <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/5258003i.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"> No one can reasonably claim that Sri Lanka have mightier batsmen than India or Pakistan, but their probable top four are perhaps the most watchable bunch in the tournament. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/strokemakers-and-chase-breakers-10-things-to-watch-at-the-asia-cup#comments Angelo Mathews Asia Cup 2018 Dasun Shanaka Thisara Perera Upul Tharanga Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:54:49 +0000 Jehan 61375 at https://island-cricket.com Dananjaya, Chandimal absence gives slight edge to Bangladesh https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/dananjaya-chandimal-absence-gives-slight-edge-to-bangladesh <!-- 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/1154872i.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will add another chapter to their rivalry when they meet in the Asia Cup opener in Dubai on Saturday. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/dananjaya-chandimal-absence-gives-slight-edge-to-bangladesh#comments Akila Dananjaya Asia Cup 2018 Dinesh Chandimal Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:52:30 +0000 Jehan 61374 at https://island-cricket.com Chamari Atapattu 57 vs India, 2nd ODI, ICC Women's Championship, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/chamari-atapattu-57-vs-india-2nd-odi-icc-womens-championship-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/chamari-atapattu-57-vs-india-2nd-odi-icc-womens-championship-2018#comments Chamari Atapattu India Women in Sri Lanka 2018 Women's Cricket Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:43:15 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61373 at https://island-cricket.com Full match replay - 2nd ODI, India Women in Sri Lanka, 2018 https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/full-match-replay-2nd-odi-india-women-in-sri-lanka-2018 <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/full-match-replay-2nd-odi-india-women-in-sri-lanka-2018#comments Chamari Atapattu India Women in Sri Lanka 2018 Women's Cricket Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:41:35 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61372 at https://island-cricket.com 'We have a big challenge ahead': Dhananjaya de Silva previews the 2018 Asia Cup https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/we-have-big-challenge-ahead-dhananjaya-de-silva-previews-the-2018-asia-cup <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/we-have-big-challenge-ahead-dhananjaya-de-silva-previews-the-2018-asia-cup#comments Asia Cup 2018 Dhananjaya de Silva Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:40:00 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61371 at https://island-cricket.com Asia Cup 2018 captains speak to reporters at media launch https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/asia-cup-2018-captains-speak-to-reporters-at-media-launch <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/asia-cup-2018-captains-speak-to-reporters-at-media-launch#comments Angelo Mathews Asia Cup 2018 Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:35:22 +0000 Neil Weerasekara 61370 at https://island-cricket.com Should Asela Gunaratne or Ashan Priyanjan have been better replacement for injured Danushka Gunathilaka? https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/should-asela-gunaratne-or-ashan-priyanjan-have-been-better-replacement-for-inju <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="poll"> <div class="text">Yes, allrounder Asela Gunaratne or inform Ashan Priyanjan could have been a much better replacement than Shehan Jayasuriya.</div> <div class="bar"> <div style="width: 80%;" class="foreground"></div> </div> <div class="percent"> 80% (43 votes) </div> <div class="text">No, Shehan Jayasuriya is the best replacement for injured Gunathillaka.</div> <div class="bar"> <div style="width: 20%;" class="foreground"></div> </div> <div class="percent"> 20% (11 votes) </div> <div class="total"> Total votes: 54 </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/poll/srilankacricket/should-asela-gunaratne-or-ashan-priyanjan-have-been-better-replacement-for-inju#comments Angelo Mathews Asanka Gurusinha Chandika Hathurusingha Graeme Labrooy Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:59:53 +0000 Madura 61369 at https://island-cricket.com How the Asia Cup 2018 works https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/how-the-asia-cup-2018-works <!-- 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-514040524.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 Asia Cup begins on Saturday, 15 September in the United Arab Emirates. Do you know how the tournament works? We&#039;ve got you covered! Six sides will be battling it out for the trophy. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/how-the-asia-cup-2018-works#comments Asia Cup 2018 Fri, 14 Sep 2018 04:26:18 +0000 Jagath Perera 61368 at https://island-cricket.com No email-hacking, says Sri Lanka Cricket https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/no-email-hacking-says-sri-lanka-cricket <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/image_1536894989-4427b5cbac.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) officials yesterday said there was enough evidence gathered from its initial internal investigations into the alleged attempt by an employee to embezzle the US $5.5 million of </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/no-email-hacking-says-sri-lanka-cricket#comments Ashley De Silva England in Sri Lanka 2018 Faiszer Musthapha Mohan de Silva Shammi Silva SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Fri, 14 Sep 2018 04:24:48 +0000 Jagath Perera 61367 at https://island-cricket.com Captain Cool’s golden Asia Cup https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/captain-cool-s-golden-asia-cup <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsthumb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://island-cricket.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/125pxthumbnail/newsthumb/2964855227.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"> Arjuna Ranatunga has the record for the most number of runs scored by any batsman in ODI history at No. 5 and he showed just why during Sri Lanka’s victorious 1997 Asia Cup. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/captain-cool-s-golden-asia-cup#comments Arjuna Ranatunga Asia Cup 2018 Fri, 14 Sep 2018 04:14:24 +0000 Jagath Perera 61366 at https://island-cricket.com Fully fit Malinga important for Sri Lanka in Asia Cup – Hathurusingha https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/fully-fit-malinga-important-for-sri-lanka-in-asia-cup-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/lasithmalinga-cropped1m83dbgml4hyb1mu2zkt07uxc3jpg.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"> Lasith Malinga is fully fit and will be a key figure in Sri Lanka&#039;s Asia Cup campaign, says coach Chandika Hathurusingha. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/fully-fit-malinga-important-for-sri-lanka-in-asia-cup-hathurusingha#comments Asia Cup 2018 Chandika Hathurusingha Lasith Malinga Fri, 14 Sep 2018 04:07:11 +0000 Jagath Perera 61365 at https://island-cricket.com SLC declines to name key suspect https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-declines-to-name-key-suspect <!-- 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_p01-slc_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 (SLC) yesterday refused to disclose the name of the key suspect involved in the alleged transfer of US$ 5.5 million to a bank outside Sri Lanka. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/slc-declines-to-name-key-suspect#comments Ashley De Silva Faiszer Musthapha Kamal Pathmasiri Mohan de Silva Shammi Silva SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Fri, 14 Sep 2018 04:03:50 +0000 Jagath Perera 61364 at https://island-cricket.com Injury-hit Bangladesh, Sri Lanka look for winning start https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/14-sep-18-injury-hit-bangladesh-sri-lanka-look-for-winning-start <!-- 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-1003850256.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 Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, who will kick off the latest edition of the Asia Cup, are grappling with injuries ahead of their game in Dubai on Saturday, 15 September. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/14-sep-18-injury-hit-bangladesh-sri-lanka-look-for-winning-start#comments Asia Cup 2018 Fri, 14 Sep 2018 04:00:57 +0000 Jagath Perera 61363 at https://island-cricket.com The Sumathipala connection to SLC scandal explained https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/thilanga-sumathipala-connection-to-slc-scandal-explained <!-- 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-514251216.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"> SLC CEO Ashley De Silva revealed that an employee of former SLC President Thilanga Sumathipala had been part of the Finance Division of the SLC during this attempted fraud. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/thilanga-sumathipala-connection-to-slc-scandal-explained#comments Ashley De Silva Faiszer Musthapha Mohan de Silva Shammi Silva SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Fri, 14 Sep 2018 03:46:18 +0000 Short-Leg 61362 at https://island-cricket.com Sri Lanka keen to upstage the contenders https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-keen-to-upstage-the-contenders <!-- 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/1802110-adddcc-1536823093-432-640x480.jpg" alt="Photo" title="Sri Lanka cricket news" class="imagecache imagecache-125pxthumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-125pxthumbnail_default" width="125" height="125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-summary"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ever since the retirement of stalwarts like Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka have found going tough in international cricket. </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/sri-lanka-keen-to-upstage-the-contenders#comments Asia Cup 2018 Fri, 14 Sep 2018 03:35:05 +0000 Short-Leg 61361 at https://island-cricket.com More details emerge of attempted fraud at Sri Lanka Cricket https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/more-details-emerge-of-attempted-fraud-at-sri-lanka-cricket <!-- google_ad_section_start --><!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/more-details-emerge-of-attempted-fraud-at-sri-lanka-cricket#comments Ashley De Silva England in Sri Lanka 2018 Mohan de Silva Shammi Silva SLC Thilanga Sumathipala Fri, 14 Sep 2018 03:32:32 +0000 Short-Leg 61360 at https://island-cricket.com Jimmy Anderson has Sri Lankan tour with England on mind – not retirement https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/jimmy-anderson-has-sri-lankan-tour-with-england-on-mind-not-retirement <!-- 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/2378.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 passing McGrath’s record of 563 Test wickets – the previous highest tally by a seam bowler – the 36-year-old has no interest in winding down, expressing a desire to tour Sri Lanka this winter am </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> https://island-cricket.com/news/srilankacricket/jimmy-anderson-has-sri-lankan-tour-with-england-on-mind-not-retirement#comments England in Sri Lanka 2018 Fri, 14 Sep 2018 03:26:53 +0000 Short-Leg 61359 at https://island-cricket.com