Category: Sports News

Wanindu Hasaranga suspended for two matches, fined

Sri Lanka’s T20I captain Wanindu Hasaranga has been suspended for two international matches after his accumulated demerit points reached five within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct, for which he received a 50 percent fine and three demerit points.



Sri Lanka win by 4 runs against Afghanistan taking 1-0 lead in T20 series

The first T20 match of the three-match series between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan ended in a nail-biting finish, with Sri Lanka winning by 4 runs in Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium on Saturday (February 17).



Pathum Nissanka hits Sri Lanka’s first double-century in ODI Cricket

Pathum Nissanka made history by becoming the first Sri Lankan cricketer to score a double-century in a One Day International (ODI) match today (February 09) by scoring 210 runs against Afghanistan.



ICC lifts ban on Sri Lanka Cricket with immediate effect

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has lifted the ban imposed on Sri Lanka Cricket with immediate effect, Sports Minister Harin Fernando said.



Chamari Athapaththu won ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2023

Sri Lanka star Chamari Athapaththu has won the ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2023 after a stellar 12 months.



Bangladesh cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan wins parliament seat

Bangladeshi cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan won a seat in the country’s parliament on Sunday after a landslide victory in a general election boycotted by the opposition, an official said.



Four Sri Lankan Cricketers join Sri Lanka Police

Four Sri Lankan cricketers who have represented the Police Cricket Club since 2023, joined the Sri Lanka Police.



Dilshan Madushanka nominated for top ICC Award

Sri Lanka’s ace left-arm seamer Dilshan Madushanka was today nominated for the ICC Men’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2023.



Nuwan Thushara joins Mumbai Indians for INR 4.80 crore

Sri Lankan cricketer Nuwan Thushara has been bought by Mumbai Indians for 4.8 crore Indian rupees.



Dilshan Madushanka joins Mumbai Indians for INR 4.60 crore

Mumbai Indians bring Sri Lanka pacer Dilshan Madushanka to Wankhede Stadium for Rs. 4.6 Crore (Indian rupees).



Sanath Jayasuriya appointed Sri Lanka’s cricket consultant for one year

Sanath Jayasuriya has been appointed Sri Lanka Cricket’s full-time “cricket consultant” for a year. In this role, he will oversee both players and coaches working at SLC’s high performance centre in Khettarama, will be engaged in “individual skill development strategies” for players, and will monitor coaching staff as well.



Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister revokes interim committee of Sri Lanka Cricket

Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister Harin Fernando today (December 12) signed a new gazette notification to revoke the gazette issued by former sports minister Roshan Ranasinghe which appointed an interim committee for Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), headed by Arjuna Ranatunga.



Sri Lanka Cricket’s new selection committee led by Upul Tharanga appointed

Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister Harin Fernando has made five new appointments to the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Selection Committee.



‘Unfair, Really Surprised’: Anjum Chopra on Chamari Athapaththu going unsold at WPL Auction

One of the biggest surprises of the WPL auction was Chamari Athapaththu going unsold, despite being a sought-after player in T20 leagues worldwide.



Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister appoints new National Sports Council

Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister Harin Fernando has appointed a 15-member National Sports Council, replacing its former chairman Arjuna Ranatunga with Dr. Maiya Gunasekara.



Sri Lanka lacks commitment and discipline – Murali

Sri Lankan spin-bowling legend Muttiah Muralitharan said the team’s performance in the 2023 men’s ODI World Cup was very disappointing, and something which he wasn’t expecting to unfold the way it did.