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Sri Lanka govt allows 50 percent crowd for LPL, ongoing Test against WI

Sri Lanka govt allows 50 percent crowd for LPL, ongoing Test against WI

After a long gap of more than 20 months, cricket fans in Sri Lanka will be allowed to witness live action at the stadium as the government has granted permission to allow 50 percent spectators…

SLC directs LPL franchises to include 10 leading Lankan cricketers in upcoming season

SLC directs LPL franchises to include 10 leading Lankan cricketers in upcoming season

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), the governing body for the game in the island nation, has demanded that 10 national players including former captains Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal and Kusal Janith Perera must be included in…

Windies to tour Sri Lanka to begin 2023 ICC World Test Championship cycle

Windies to tour Sri Lanka to begin 2023 ICC World Test Championship cycle

Kicking-off the 2023 ICC World Test Championship (WTC) cycle, West Indies will tour Sri Lanka for a two-match test series during November-December, it has been announced. The Windies team will arrive in the island nation…

LPL 2021: Safexpay Founder, CEO Ravi Gupta & Vernost Director Pankaj Tripathi acquires Kandy franchise

LPL 2021: Safexpay Founder, CEO Ravi Gupta & Vernost Director Pankaj Tripathi acquires Kandy franchise

The Lanka Premier League (LPL) Kandy franchise has new owners as Safexpay Founder & CEO Ravi Gupta and Vernost Director Pankaj Tripathi enters the second season of the premier T20 tournament of the Island Nation…

Second edition of LPL to begin on December 5

Second edition of LPL to begin on December 5

The upcoming edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2021 will commence on the December 5 at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium (RPICS), Colombo, it was announced on Wednesday. The inaugural game of the…

Reports of players ‘deliberately underperforming’ in T20I series denied by SLC

Reports of players ‘deliberately underperforming’ in T20I series denied by SLC

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Thursday refuted allegations of its players ‘deliberately underperforming’ in the recently-concluded T20I series against South Africa. The development came after some media reports in the island nation claimed that some…

T20 World Cup: Dasun Shanaka to lead 15-member Sri Lankan squad

T20 World Cup: Dasun Shanaka to lead 15-member Sri Lankan squad

Dasun Shanaka will lead a 15-member Sri Lankan squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, scheduled to be held in the UAE and Oman in October-November this year, the Sri Lanka Cricket…

Angelo Mathews, 3 banned cricketers missing in SLC’s annual contract list of 18 players

Angelo Mathews, 3 banned cricketers missing in SLC’s annual contract list of 18 players

As many as 18 cricketers in the national men’s cricket set-up have signed for the Annual Player Contracts, Sri Lanka Cricket announced on Friday. The contratcs will be in effect from August 1 to December…

Kusal Perera doubtful for South Africa series, tests positive for Covid-19

Kusal Perera doubtful for South Africa series, tests positive for Covid-19

Sri Lanka’s wicketkeeper-batsman Kusal Perera has tested positive for Covid-19, the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said on Monday. Perera, who will turn 31 on Tuesday, was forced to miss the recent limited-overs home series against…

SLC earns revenue of USD 14.5 million from recent series against India

SLC earns revenue of USD 14.5 million from recent series against India

The recently held limited-overs series between India and hosts Sri Lanka has come as a huge relief for Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), which was going through a financial crisis. While touring India won the ODI…