By Srian Obeyesekere Opening batsman Rehan Peiris struck a run a ball Player of the Final 129 to guide Colombo South U15 to the Sri Lanka Youth Under 15 Cricket Tournament Championship title over their Colombo North counterparts by a comprehensive 86 runs yesterday at the Mercantile Cricket Association Grounds. Colombo South ran up 256 […]The post Colombo South emerge Sri Lanka Youth Under 1...
by Rex Clementine Members of the national selection panel are set to be the first casualties post World Cup in which the national cricket team had a disastrous campaign. Despite Sri Lanka finishing ninth in the ten-team event and failing to qualify for the Champions Trophy, none holding key positions within the national cricket […]
In a media release issued today (29) SriLankaCricket (SLC) has announced its Men’s future tours program for 2024. Sri Lanka will commence their 2024 international calendar with a white-ball home series against Zimbabwe in January, which will consist of three ODIs and as many T20Is
SL Navy Women rout Ac Capital Women by 340 runs powered by Sathya Sandeepani 156 & 3/15, and Hansma Karunaratna 118 SLC WOMEN’S INVITATIONAL MAJOR CLUB TOURNAMENT 2023 By Srian Obeyesekere A rollicking unbeaten 156 by Sathya Sandeepani off 140 balls inclusive of 17 boundaries and a six and 118 by Hansma Karunaratna off 89 […]The post Panadura CC skipper Piumi Wathsala 119 n.o. in 270 dru...
Media Release 29th November 2023 The Sri Lanka National Team will commence its 2024 international cricket calendar with a home series against Zimbabwe in January, which will consist of three ODIs and three T20i series. It would be followed by a series against Afghanistan during the January–February period, consisting of one test match, three ODIs, […]The post Men’s 2024 Future Tours Program ...
Wednesday 29th November, 2023 The SLPP-UNP government finds itself in the same predicament as the proverbial cat that defecated on a rock and struggled to cover the stinking mess. Having sacked Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe for taking on SriLankaCricket (SLC) officials and ruffling
“… if anything untoward happens to me, the President and his Chief of Staff should be held responsible” By Saman Indrajith President Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday removed Sports Youth Affairs and Irrigation Minister Roshan Ranasinghe from all posts in the government. Ranasinghe told the media that he had received a letter from President Ranil Wickremesinghe informing him […...
Tuesday 28th November, 2023 President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s plan to appoint a Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) to probe the affairs of the Constitutional Council (CC) has run into stiff resistance from all those who cherish democracy and are concerned about the future of this country. Speaking in Parliament, last week, the President lambasted the CC for […]
President Ranil Wickremesinghe sacked Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe following his outburst in Parliament today. Ranasinghe was informed that he had been removed from his Ministerial portfolio and all other positions held in the Government. The Sports Minister was removed just minutes after he criticized the President and the Senior Advisor to the President on National […]
Sacked Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe is likely to join the opposition, sources said. According to sources, Ranasinghe is likely to extend support to the Samagi Jana Balawegaya led by Sajith Premadasa or sit as an independent opposition MP. He is also likely to abstain from voting for the 2024 Budget during the 3rd and final […]
CCC, NCC and Bloomfield also victorious By Srian Obeyesekere Panadura SC, led by former Sri Lanka cricketer Indika de Saram, shocking BRC by a 2-wicket win despite having been led by their opponents on the first innings by 152 runs was a significant feature of the weekend’s SLC Major League Tournament matches. Panadura’s Rajeewa Weerasinghe […]The post Panadura SC shock BRC by 2-wkt. win, Dh...
slams colleague over criticism of US envoy’s conduct By Shamindra Ferdinando SLPP MP Chandima Weerakkody has lashed out at fellow ruling party MP and Chairman of Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Security Sarath Weerasekera for the latter’s recent comment on US Ambassador Julie Chung’s conduct in respect of last year’s popular uprising which led to […]
President Ranil Wickremesinghe last week faced a googly from Indian Firstpost presenter Palki Sharma in a widely telecast interview recorded in Colombo when she blandly asked him: “Is Jay Shah running SriLankaCricket?” RW: No, Jay Shah does not run SriLankaCricket. Sharma
Media Release 24th November 2023 SriLankaCricket (SLC) wishes to state that the Ministry of Sports has misled the public and SriLankaCricket by providing confusing details as to how it spent the Rs. 289 million grant provided by SLC to the National Sports Fund. A comparison between a document
Media Release 24th November 2023 SriLankaCricket wishes to reiterate that Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera were included in the 15-member squad selected by the SriLankaCricket Selectors to take part in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. The cricket selectors selected the initial
By Srian Obeyesekere Prince of Wales College left-arm spinner Rusandu Silva produced a superb performance claiming 5 wickets for 14 runs as Colombo South U-15 defeated Colombo North Under 15 by 23 runs in the SriLankaCricket Prima Under 15 Youth League Tournament at the MCA ground on Wednesday
Friday 24th November, 2023 Sri Lanka’s cricket crisis has become internationalised. Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe and the Opposition insist that some SriLankaCricket (SLC) officials were behind the International Cricket Council’s decision to suspend SLC. They have produced documentary
By Srian Obeyesekere Kaushani Nuthyangana struck a forceful 62 off 55 balls as CCC pulled off a comprehensive 148-run win over NCC in yesterday’s SriLankaCricket Women’s Invitational Tournament. Meanwhile, Erosha Shyamali led from the front scoring a superb captain’s innings of 34 off 47 balls
Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga’s comments on BCCI secretary Jay Shah “running” Sri Lankan cricket has caused a major storm across the cricketing world, especially in cricket-mad India that happens to be a superpower of the sport.The post President Ranil insists ‘Jay Shah doesn’t run Sri Lankan cricket’ appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top ...
President Ranil Wickremesinghe is to study three letters sent by the SriLankaCricket Board (SLC) to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which led to the ICC suspending Sri Lanka. Responding to a statement made in Parliament today by Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa, the President