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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…

Sri Lanka legend Malinga announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Sri Lanka legend Malinga announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has decided to hang up his boots in T20I cricket, bringing an end to a glorious international career on Tuesday. Taking to Twitter, the 38-year-old tweeted, “Hanging up my T20…

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…

Avishka Gunawardene appointed as Sri Lanka’s U-19 coach

Avishka Gunawardene appointed as Sri Lanka’s U-19 coach

Former Sri Lanka batsman Avishka Gunawardene has been named Sri Lanka’s Under-19 coach until the end of 2022. Reecently, Gunawardene was approached by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) for the post of batting coach however,…

Pakistan’s squad announcement, training camp for Afghanistan series delayed

Pakistan’s squad announcement, training camp for Afghanistan series delayed

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly delayed their squad announcement for the upcoming ODI series against Afghanistan as the latter board is yet to finalise schedule and travel plan for the series. The Afghanistan…

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…

Dialog Axiata named as sponsor of SLC Invitational T20 League

Dialog Axiata named as sponsor of SLC Invitational T20 League

Dialog Axiata, one of Sri Lanka’s largest telecommunications service providers, has been named as the title sponsor for the upcoming SLC Invitational T20 League, which will be played from between August 12 and 24 at…

Sri Lanka pacer Isuru Udana announces retirement from international cricket

Sri Lanka pacer Isuru Udana announces retirement from international cricket

Sri Lanka pacer Isuru Udana has announced his retirement from international cricket. Udana, 33, had made his debut back in 2009 T20I World Cup, scalping couple of wickets against Australia. He was also one of…

South Africa to tour Sri Lanka for limited-overs series in September

South Africa to tour Sri Lanka for limited-overs series in September

South Africa will tour Sri Lanka for an ODI and T20I series from September 2, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Friday. The tour will consist of three ODIs and as many T20Is. All the…