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Uganda cricket team to train in Sri Lanka

Uganda cricket team to train in Sri Lanka

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–     Uganda’s national cricket team has been invited for a tour to Sri Lanka  Justine Ligyalingi, the chief executive of the Uganda Cricket Association (UCA) said. Ligyalingi said the Sri Lankan government has accepted to host Uganda`s cricket team and …

Referees to boycott Science College Rugby matches

Referees to boycott Science College Rugby matches

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–       The Sri Lanka Rugby Referees Society (SLRRS) has decided not to assign any of their members to blow matches involving Science College for the rest of the season following the incident where referee Gamini Indrasena was threatened and …

SLC requests early release of IPL players

SLC requests early release of IPL players

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–        Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has written to the BCCI, asking whether some Sri Lanka players could be released early from the ongoing IPL to prepare for next month’s Champions trophy in England. The Sri Lanka board is to …

Sri Lanka name 15-member squad for ICC Champions Trophy

Sri Lanka name 15-member squad for ICC Champions Trophy

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–     Sri Lanka cricket selectors announced a 15-man squad for next month’s ICC Champions Trophy, comprising of as many as six seam bowlers today. Angelo …

Committee to probe into alleged financial fraud at Football Federation

Committee to probe into alleged financial fraud at Football Federation

     The Sports ministry has appointed a special committee headed by Chairman of the Sugathadasa National Sports Complex Authority Brigadier Priyantha Samarathunga to probe into alleged financial frauds at the Sri Lanka Football Federation A press release issued by the Sports Ministry said that …

Your job is to write, my job is to play: Sachin Tendulkar to bat on

Your job is to write, my job is to play: Sachin Tendulkar to bat on

     Record-breaking batsman Sachin Tendulkar turns 40 on Wednesday with no plans to retire despite media speculation and recent form suggesting that age is finally catching up with the “Little Master”. Test and one-day cricket’s greatest run-scorer approaches the game with undiminished enthusiasm and …

Poor performance affect Sri Lanka cricketers

Poor performance affect Sri Lanka cricketers

   The poor performance of some players at the IPL tour, have given rise to speculation as to their continuation in the tournament. The captain of Sunrise Hyderabad Team Kumar Sangakkara scored 15,16,23,28 and 2 respectively in the 5 innings, and kept away from the …

Three Sri Lankan umpires violated Code of Conduct

Three Sri Lankan umpires violated Code of Conduct

“Three Sri Lankan umpires violated the Code of Conduct and the action is likely to be taken”, the the Pakistan Observer quoted a source from Colombo as saying. “The fact-finding committee has completed the investigations and the report is likely to be discussed by the higher …

Sri Lanka Cricket election today

Sri Lanka Cricket election today

  Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will hold its election today (16)at the BMICH, with officials from the Elections Department attending as observers. SLC’s two most powerful posts will, however, remain uncontested – Jayantha Dharmadasa, a former interim committee chairman, is set to become the president …

ICC World Twenty20 2014 Bangladesh,logo launched

ICC World Twenty20 2014 Bangladesh,logo launched

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–     The ICC World Twenty20 2014 logo was unveiled in Dhaka on Saturday evening in the presence of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Vice President AHM Mustafa Kamal and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan the logo for the …