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Minister Wants Guarantee, Chandimal will not play

Minister Wants Guarantee, Chandimal will not play

– සිංහල –        Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka’s T20 international skipper has rejected offers to play in the sixth edition of the IPL, cricket board sources said. Chandimal …

Thilanga Sumapthipala says he would not give up his fight until the Dharmadasa brothers are chased away from cricket

Thilanga Sumapthipala says he would not give up his fight until the Dharmadasa brothers are chased away from cricket

          While completely rejecting and condemning the findings of the report submitted to the Sports Minister by a committee appointed to look into the eligibility of his nomination for Presidency of Sri Lanka (SLC), MP Thilanga Sumapthipala said that he would …

Sanath Jayasuriya justifies his selection of minister’s son

Sanath Jayasuriya justifies his selection of minister’s son

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–        Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka’s chairman of selectors has justified the selection of a minister’s son in the national squad for the one-off Twenty20 against Bangladesh, after his panel attracted sharp criticism in some parts of the local media. …

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka to draw series

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka to draw series

       Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by three wickets on the Duckworth-Lewis method on Thursday to tie the three-match one-day series at 1-1. Bangladesh, chasing a rain-revised target of 183 off 27 overs, won the day-night match with six balls to spare in Pallekele …

Ranatunga urges Sri Lanka players to boycott IPL

Ranatunga urges Sri Lanka players to boycott IPL

        Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga has asked Sri Lankan cricketers to put their pride before money and boycott this season’s IPL unless they are allowed …

Students to petition against IPL matches in Chennai

Students to petition against IPL matches in Chennai

         The Students Federation for Free Eelam is planning to petition the city police commissioner to urge him not to grant permission for the IPL cricket matches in Chennai, if Sri Lankan players are participating. The first IPL match this season is …

Thilanga Sumathipala’s nomination rejected by Sports Minister

Thilanga Sumathipala’s nomination rejected by Sports Minister

     Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said he had rejected Thilanga Sumathipala’s nomination for the presidency of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) as it violated the Sports Law. The Minister further said that SLC had received three complaints of violations against Sumathipala. According to that the …

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–        Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening one-day international in Hambantota on Saturday to gain a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. 99 minutes play was lost due to a power failure and Sri Lanka’s …

FIFA suspends Soccer board member in ethics case

FIFA suspends Soccer board member in ethics case

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–      Manilal Fernando of Sri Lanka, a close ally of the disgraced former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam , has been banned from any soccer …

Sri Lanka Cricket censures Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka Cricket censures Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga has been warned by Sri Lanka Cricket to maintain better relations with the media following his spat with journalists. Malinga’s behaviour was condemned by the local media with public opinion mounting on the SLC to discipline him. Lasith Malinga will s to be …