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Bangladesh likely to tour Sri Lanka in October

12 Aug 2020

Bangladesh likely to tour Sri Lanka in October

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced that Bangladesh could tour Sri Lanka for a three-match series in October this year.

Lanka Premier League, CPL set to begin in August

28 Jul 2020

Lanka Premier League, CPL set to begin in August

The inaugural edition of Lanka Premier League will will get underway on August 28.

Sri Lanka Police drops 2011 World Cup final fixing probe

03 Jul 2020

Sri Lanka Police drops 2011 World Cup final fixing probe

The Sri Lanka Police, on Friday, called off its investigation over allegations of match-fixing in the 2011 World Cup final.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka postponed

24 Jun 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka postponed

Bangladesh's upcoming tour of Sri Lanka has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

No decision on Asia Cup yet: BCCI

15 Jun 2020

No decision on Asia Cup yet: BCCI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has expressed discontent with reports about Sri Lanka hosting the impending Asia Cup edition.

India's tour of Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe gets called off

12 Jun 2020

India's tour of Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe gets called off

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Friday, announced Team India will not travel to Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, owing to COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh unlikely to tour Sri Lanka in July

09 Jun 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh unlikely to tour Sri Lanka in July

Bangladesh are unlikely to tour Sri Lanka for their scheduled three-match Test series in July after senior players expressed reservations against travelling.

13 Sri Lanka cricketers to resume training from June 1

31 May 2020

13 Sri Lanka cricketers to resume training from June 1

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), on Sunday, announced that 13 cricketers will return to training on June 1.

Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

26 May 2020

Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

Sri Lanka's fast bowler Shehan Madushanka has been arrested for possessing drugs, by police.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka could start training from June 1

20 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka could start training from June 1

Sri Lanka players may return to field on June 1 if the cricket board gets clearance form the government.

Mike Hesson hopeful of IPL taking place this year

17 May 2020

Mike Hesson hopeful of IPL taking place this year

Mike Hesson, Royal Challengers Bangalore's director of cricket operations, is still hopeful of the Indian Premier League (IPL) taking place this year despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Team India open to tour Sri Lanka: Reports

16 May 2020

Team India open to tour Sri Lanka: Reports

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) treasurer Arun Dhumal revealed the board is open for India's upcoming Sri Lanka tour.

IPL 2020: UAE offer to host the tournament

10 May 2020

IPL 2020: UAE offer to host the tournament

The Emirates Cricket Board has offered to host the 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) in UAE.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka offer to host IPL 2020

17 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka offer to host IPL 2020

Sri Lanka have proposed to host the 13th edition of Indian Premier League.

Coronavirus outbreak: England tour of Sri Lanka called off

13 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: England tour of Sri Lanka called off

The widespread coronavirus is taking a toll on all sport activities around the world.

Sri Lanka name full-strength Test squad for Pakistan tour

29 Nov 2019

Sri Lanka name full-strength Test squad for Pakistan tour

Sri Lanka are all set to tour Pakistan as the country would be hosting a Test series for the first time in 11 years.

Pakistan to host Test series after 10 years: Details here

14 Nov 2019

Pakistan to host Test series after 10 years: Details here

International cricket finally seems to be resuming in Pakistan, as the nation is set to host a Test series for the first time in 10 years.

ICC posts hilarious tweet to announce rescheduling of PAK-SL ODI

28 Sep 2019

ICC posts hilarious tweet to announce rescheduling of PAK-SL ODI

The much-awaited first ODI between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Karachi was washed out on Friday due to heavy rains.

Sri Lankan cricket squad leaves for Pakistan despite security concerns

24 Sep 2019

Sri Lankan cricket squad leaves for Pakistan despite security concerns

The Sri Lankan men's cricket squad has left for the tour of Pakistan despite security concerns.

Afridi blames IPL for Lankans opting out of Pakistan tour

20 Sep 2019

Afridi blames IPL for Lankans opting out of Pakistan tour

Former Pakistan cricket team legend Shahid Afridi has made a bizarre claim.

Why Sri Lanka players have opted out of Pakistan tour?

11 Sep 2019

Why Sri Lanka players have opted out of Pakistan tour?

Sri Lanka are scheduled to tour Pakistan for a limited-overs series, involving three ODIs and T20Is each, from September 27.

Will Sri Lanka play Test cricket in Pakistan?

17 Aug 2019

Will Sri Lanka play Test cricket in Pakistan?

Test cricket could be set for a return to Pakistan after 10 years, with Sri Lanka planning to play a Test in the nation, later this year.

Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha axed from selection panel

30 Jan 2019

Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha axed from selection panel

In a bold step, Sri Lanka Cricket has removed coach Chandika Hathurusingha from the selection panel, ahead of the second Test against Australia.

In-form Lankan spinner Dananjaya to get his action assessed

21 Nov 2018

In-form Lankan spinner Dananjaya to get his action assessed

Sri Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya, who picked a flurry of wickets in the second Test against England, is set to miss the third and final match of the series.

Former SLC chief accuses two Lankan legends of match-fixing

30 Jul 2018

Former SLC chief accuses two Lankan legends of match-fixing

1996 ICC World Cup heroes, Arjuna Ranatunga and Aravinda de Silva, have been accused of match-fixing by former Sri Lanka Cricket President Thilanga Sumathipala.

Sri Lanka suspended cricketer Gunathilaka suffers major blow

27 Jul 2018

Sri Lanka suspended cricketer Gunathilaka suffers major blow

Sri Lanka's opening batsman, Danushka Gunathilaka, who was not selected for the upcoming 5-match ODI series against South Africa, has suffered another blow.

Sri Lanka T20 League postponed indefinitely: Know why

15 Jul 2018

Sri Lanka T20 League postponed indefinitely: Know why

Sri Lanka's T20 league has been postponed indefinitely until the country's new board is selected.

Lankan Premier League postponed due to SLC troubles

06 Jul 2018

Lankan Premier League postponed due to SLC troubles

There seems to be no end to the ongoing crisis in Sri Lankan cricket, which has now forced the SLC to postpone Lankan Premier League.

Ball Tampering: Chandimal not to be further punished by SLC

30 Jun 2018

Ball Tampering: Chandimal not to be further punished by SLC

Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal will not face further sanctions for the ball-tampering scandal, which he orchestrated against West Indies earlier this month.

Lanka skipper Chandimal charged with 'changing the condition' of ball

17 Jun 2018

Lanka skipper Chandimal charged with 'changing the condition' of ball

Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with changing the condition of the ball.

Mahela Jayawardene slams Lankan board, turns down consultant's role

15 Jun 2018

Mahela Jayawardene slams Lankan board, turns down consultant's role

Mahela Jayawardene slammed the Sri Lankan cricket board and turned down the role of a consultant which was offered to him.

Corruption Probe: ICC ACU to conduct investigations in Lanka

08 Jun 2018

Corruption Probe: ICC ACU to conduct investigations in Lanka

Officers of the ICC's Anti Corruption Unit have arrived in Colombo and will be investigating corruption allegations against Sri Lankan officials associated with Galle stadium.

Sri Lankan Board pleads to let Indians play in SLPL

13 Mar 2018

Sri Lankan Board pleads to let Indians play in SLPL

The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Board has opted to hold its T20 league, the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), in August.

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews reappointed as limited-overs captain

09 Jan 2018

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews reappointed as limited-overs captain

All-rounder Angelo Mathews has been reappointed as Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain, less than 6 months after stepping down from the post.

Sri Lanka to take on Pakistan in the UAE

05 Sep 2017

Sri Lanka to take on Pakistan in the UAE

The Sri Lankan cricket team is set to play a T20I match in Lahore against Pakistan next month.

Hashan Tillakaratne appointed SL's temporary batting coach

25 Jul 2017

Hashan Tillakaratne appointed SL's temporary batting coach

Former Sri Lankan captain Hashan Tillakaratne has been appointed as the temporary batting coach of the team ahead of the India series.

Chaminda Vaas appointed SL's bowling coach

23 Jul 2017

Chaminda Vaas appointed SL's bowling coach

The Sri Lankan Cricket Board has appointed Chaminda Vaas as the new bowling coach for the team ahead of the series against India.

Nuwan Kulasekara arrested over fatal accident

20 Sep 2016

Nuwan Kulasekara arrested over fatal accident

Sri Lankan police detained cricketer Nuwan Kulasekara after he was involved in a fatal crash. The crash happened when the car Kulasekara was driving collided with a motorcycle, killing the rider on the spot.