Mon Jan 23 04:21:23 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Angelo Mathews (personal grounds), Nuwan Pradeep and Danushka Gunathilaka (injury) will be flying back to Sri Lanka ahead of the third T20
Mon Jan 23 02:22:44 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
23rd January 2017, Colombo: Captain of Sri Lanka’s national team Angelo Mathews is expected to return, Sri Lanka to join his family this week, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced citing that prior to the tour Mathews had indicated that he would need time off on personal grounds. SLC on Monday confirmed that he has been granted permission to return home. The next T-20 match which is to be held on the...
Sun Jan 22 22:52:33 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Skipper remains unbeaten on 54 as visiting side levels T20I series with three-wicket victory Angelo Mathews, and by extension the Sri Lanka team, was down but certainly not out. Battling injury, the captain smacked two sixes in the last over to give his team a series-levelling three-wicket win in the second Twenty20 International against South Africa at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on...
Sun Jan 22 09:18:09 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the rest of Sri Lanka's tour of South Africa with a fractured hand
Sun Jan 22 08:14:08 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Farhaan Behardien chose to bat first in anticipation of the Wanderers pitch slowing down and taking turn as the game goes on
Sat Jan 21 17:05:15 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Sri Lanka falls 19 runs short after South Africa powers to 126 for 6 in ten-overs-a-side contest David Miller’s quick fire 40 helped set up South Africa’s victory over Sri Lanka. David Miller hit 40 off 18 balls to set up South Africa’s win in a rain-shortened first Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka at SuperSport Park on Friday(January 20). Miller’s power hitting enabled S...
Sat Jan 21 06:58:06 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Sri Lanka need nothing less than a win to keep the three-match T20I series alive against South Africa while the hosts would look to continue their dominant run against the visitors
Sat Jan 21 06:33:05 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
It is with great sadness that we announce the demise of Mr. Lalith Kapugedara, beloved father of Mr. Chamara Kapugedara, a national cricketer. Mr. Lalith Kapugedara was an old boy of Dharmaraja College, he served as the Secretary of the Central Province Cricket Umpires Association for nearly fifteen years. He was also a Grade 2 Umpire. The remains will lie at 25/23, Thalwatte Estate, Naththarampot...
Sat Jan 21 04:51:14 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
The 20-year old fast bowler was helped by previous experience of bowling in T20 finals, but he was amazed at how his home crowd kept chanting his name as he picked up two wickets in an over
Fri Jan 20 14:08:03 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Six new caps across both teams had to wait more than two hours as summer rainfall fell at SuperSport Park and kept the sell-out crowd waiting for home boy Farhaan Behardien's first match in charge
Fri Jan 20 04:18:06 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Outcome of discussion had with national team & the SLC officials View Full ...
Fri Jan 20 02:31:05 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Battered and bruised in the three Test matches, Sri Lanka does get an opportunity to have a go at South Africa in the shortest version of the game, the T20 at Centurion on Friday January 20. A format that the island nation finds itself more at home as an exponent that has basked in instant cricket being one of the elite five nations to have won cricket’s world cup in 1996, indeed, Angelo Mathews a...
Thu Jan 19 14:46:55 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala announced that Angelo Mathews would remain Sri Lanka's captain until the 2019 World Cup in England
Thu Jan 19 09:29:52 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Farhaan Behardien has done his job as a finisher admirably in the recent past, and is now also ready for the stress that captaining a team brings
Thu Jan 19 08:26:51 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Both South Africa and Sri Lanka, filled with youngsters accustomed to the shortest format, clash in the first of three T20s at SuperSport Park on Friday evening
Thu Jan 19 07:14:50 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
ජනවාරි 20 සිට පෙබරවාරි 10 දක්වා සති තුනක කාලයක් තුළ ටී 20 තරග තුනකට හා ඕවර 50ක  සීමිත ඕවර  එක්දින තරග පහකට දකුණු අප්‍රිකානු පිල සමග සහභාගි වන තරුණ ක්‍රීඩකයන් කැළකින් සමන්විත ශ්‍රී ලංකා කණ්ඩායමට තවත් අත්දැකීම් රැසකටම මුහුණදීමට සිදුවනු ඇත. ටී 20 තරග තුන පිළිවෙලින් ජනවාරි 20, 22 හා 25 දිනවල සෙන්චුරියන් ජොහානස් බර්ග් හා කේප්ටවුන් නගරවලත් එක්දින සිමිත ඕවර තරග පහ ජනවාරි 18 පෙබරවාරි 1, 4, 7 හා 10 දිනවල ප...
Thu Jan 19 05:29:49 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Skipper Angelo Mathews post-match statement that ‘it was my worst defeat as captain’ is indeed a manifestation as to how badly Sri Lanka was bruised by hosts South Africa in the 118-run innings defeat of the third Test match at Johannesburg last week. It signalled the 3-nil whitewash in a series Sri Lanka was comprehensively outplayed by the hosts in all departments of the game. If the losses in t...
Wed Jan 18 06:45:25 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
දකුණු අප්‍රිකා ටෙස්ට් තරගාවලිය තරග 0 – 3 කින් පරාජයට පත් වූ ශ්‍රී ලංකා ටෙසට් කණ්ඩායමට එයින් ඉගෙනගත යුතු වූ කරුණු රැසකි. ශ්‍රී ලංකාව මෙලෙස ටෙස්ට් තරග 3ම පරාජයට පත් වූ 5 වැනි අවස්ථාව මෙය වේ.  මීට පෙර ඉන්දියාව සමග වරක් ද ඕස්ට්‍රේලියාව සමග දෙවරක් ද මෙවර දකුණු අප්‍රිකාව සමග ද ලංකා පිල පරාජයට පත් විය.  මීට පෙර ලත් දරුණුම පරාජය 1993 – 94 වසරේ ඉන්දියාව වෙතින් ටෙස්ට් තරග තුනම දින තුනාමහරක කාලය ...
Wed Jan 18 06:45:24 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Swing bowling is an art when perfected to good measure is a thing of beauty to watch! The flying action, the foot rotation, and above all the two arms that dictate that final fling; one fronted up lending leverage to the delivery arm. Essentially the feet-arm, hip coordination as the swiveling chest as much overly perfects the delivery. Indeed, swing and out swing have down the years of the over c...
Tue Jan 17 09:35:10 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Colombo: Bouncing back graciously from a crushing defeat, Sri Lanka’s youngest test team led by Captain Angelo Mathews engaged in a lengthy discussion with President of Sri Lanka Cricket Hon. Thilanga Sumathipala this afternoon. During the meeting, the captain affirmed his team’s commitment to re-strategize for the upcoming T20 and ODI in South Africa. The President convened this emergency meeting...
Tue Jan 17 07:50:09 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Giving every outstanding cricketer a “just and fair” opportunity to represent Sri Lanka is the underlying theme of Sri Lanka Cricket’s ambitious National Development Plan for 2017. To achieve this, the current SLC administration strongly believes that the development of the provincial cricket infrastructure and proper stadium facilities will uplift the standards of the school and local...
Sun Jan 15 08:34:42 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Sri Lanka goes down by an innings and 118 runs inside three days in third and final Test South Africa beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 118 runs inside three days in the third and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday (January 14) in yet another show of utter dominance over the visiting side. Batting first, South Africa hit 426 and then bowled Sri Lanka out for 131 and 177...
Sat Jan 14 14:28:33 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Captain Angelo Mathews has defended his move of bowling with the new ball even as Sri Lanka slumped to an innings defeat and a series whitewash
Sat Jan 14 06:01:25 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
South Africa advanced determinedly towards a 3-0 whitewash of Sri Lanka by taking just 17 overs to dismiss the opposition on the third morning
Fri Jan 13 05:30:23 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
A ferocious spell of 4 for 1 in 18 balls from Nuwan Pradeep saw Sri Lanka come storming back into the third Test at the Wanderers
Thu Jan 12 17:20:21 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Duo puts on 192-run stand for third wicket as home side finishes Day 1 of third Test against Sri Lanka at 338 for 3 Amla was unbeaten on 125, with 16 fours. Hashim Amla rose to the occasion in his 100th Test match, hitting a timely century, as he and JP Duminy put South Africa in pole position on the first day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday (January 12). South Africa pil...
Thu Jan 12 13:36:18 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
On the eve of his 100th Test match, Hashim Amla felt neither pride nor pleasure at his achievement, but pressure over the disappointments he had stacked up in the lead-up to the match
Thu Jan 12 03:45:50 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
South Africa come into the Newlands Test looking to complete a whitewash in the three-match series while Sri Lanka would be looking to clinch a consolation win in Johannesburg
Thu Jan 12 03:15:49 EST 2017 - srilankacricket.lk - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
12th January, 2017, Stellenbosch – South Africa: The Sri Lankan Under-19 team in Sri Lanka was off to a good start at their first warm-up match against the Boland Academy at Stellenbosch scoring 288 for the loss of five wickets in just 49.3 overs. The Sri Lankan lads won the toss and elected to bat first. Thisaru Rashmika was included after both coaches decided to have 12 players each for the matc...
Wed Jan 11 11:54:13 EST 2017 - cricinfo.com - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Faf du Plessis wants South Africa to pull of a whitewash that proved elusive in Australia