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Sanath Jayasuriya accused of destroying mobile phone as Sri Lanka legend is charged by ICC

Sanath Jayasuriya has been accused of obstructing an inquiry into corruption in Sri Lankan cricket by allegedly destroying a mobile phone.



I have always acted with integrity and transparency – Sanath

Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya says he has acted with “integrity” after being charged with corruption.



Parami Wasanthi wins Bronze at Youth Olympics

Athlete Parami Wasanthi has become the first Youth Olympic medal winner for Sri Lanka, winning the women’s 2000m steeplechase bronze medal in the 2018 Youth Olympics.



Sri Lanka’s Jayasuriya charged by ICC with breaching anti-corruption code

Sri Lanka’s former chair of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with two breaches of its anti-corruption code.



#MeToo: Arjuna and Malinga accused of sexual harassment

The MeToo movement has taken the social media platforms by storm, with women coming out and disclosing the incidents of sexual harassment they have faced.



England told to be on alert for match-fixers on their trip to Sri Lanka

England were warned on Saturday to watch out for approaches by match-fixers as cricket’s governing body stepped up their investigation into ‘serious’ allegations of corruption in Sri Lanka.



ICC continues investigation of ‘serious’ corruption allegations in Sri Lanka

The International Cricket Council anti-corruption unit is in Sri Lanka to continue investigations into serious allegations of corruption.



Concentrate on 2019 World Cup – Sanga

Former Test captain Kumar Sangakkara has urged the Sri Lankan team to rethink its strategies, moving forward after the team’s failed campaign in the six-nation Asia Cup tournament.



‘No pride in our cricket at the moment’ – Sanath and Aravinda speak out

Currently in the UAE as a member of the Asia Cup’s technical committee, Sri Lankan cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya couldn’t hide their disappointment at Sri Lanka’s early exit from the tournament.



Sacked Mathews feels ‘betrayed and let down’

Angelo Mathews feels he has been ‘betrayed and let down’ after he was asked to resign from the captaincy taking full responsibility for the Asia Cup debacle.



Cricket: Sri Lanka sacks skipper Mathews ahead of England tour

Sri Lanka’s cricket board on Sunday sacked skipper Angelo Mathews on Sunday after the country’s humiliating exit from the Asia Cup, replacing him with Dinesh Chandimal for the upcoming England tour.



Sri Lanka detains five Indians over match-fixing fears

Sri Lanka cricket’s anti-corruption unit detained five Indian spectators on suspicion of match-fixing during Sunday’s third and final women’s ODI between the hosts and India, an official said.



Sri Lanka Cricket calls for police probe on controversial e-mail

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has reported to the police’s cybercrime division to investigate an e-mail sent from its own server asking broadcast revenue to be transferred to an offshore account.



Sri Lanka Cricket Chief Finance Officer says his e-mail was hacked

Sri Lanka Cricket’s Chief Financial Officer has informed investigators looking into one of the biggest financial scandals in the country that his e-mail had been hacked. Last Friday, Sony Television who own the television rights for the upcoming bilateral series against England, informed SLC about a suspicious move to redirect finances the company owed to SLC to an offshore account.



Malinga is fitter and hungrier – Hathurusingha

Sri Lanka Head Coach Chandika Hathurusingha has backed fast bowler Lasith Malinga to deliver during the Asia Cup after his selection into the 16 member squad created debate.



Barmy Army claim victory in battle for cheaper tickets for Sri Lanka Test series as England fan prices drop from £50 to just £1.50

The Barmy Army have partially succeeded in their efforts to secure cheaper ticket prices for England fans for the three-Test series in Sri Lanka in November.