Category: Sports News

Lasith Malinga appointed as Sri Lanka Cricket Captain for ODI & T20

President Maithripala Sirisena has approved Lasith Malinga as the Sri Lanka Cricket ODI and T20 Captain ahead of the Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand.

Malinga, Matthews with highest base price for IPL auction

Sri Lankans Lasith Malinga and Angelo Matthews have been listed at the highest base price for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) auction together with seven other cricketers.

Dananjaya suspended from bowling over illegal action: ICC

Sri Lanka off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from bowling in international cricket over an illegal action, the International Cricket Council announced on Monday.

Sri Lanka appoint Steve Rixon as fielding coach

Struggling Sri Lanka on Saturday announced the appointment of former Australian cricketer Steve Rixon as their fielding coach, in a bid to boost preparations for the world cup next year.

ICC charges Coach Nuwan Zoysa under Anti-Corruption Code

Former Sri Lankan pacer and bowling coach Nuwan Zoysa has been provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council after being charged with three counts of breaching the ICC’s anti-corruption code.

Sri Lanka condemn England to heaviest ODI defeat

Sri Lanka’s top-order batsmen put up a solid display and were ably aided by their bowlers to help their side thump England by 219 runs for the touring side’s worst one-day international loss by runs in the rain-shortened fifth and final match on Tuesday.

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.