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WHY HAVEN’T YOU SEEN ME BEFORE

WHY HAVEN’T YOU SEEN ME BEFORE

   The incident involving the Sri Lankan cricketer ‘slinger’  Lasith Malinga when he confronted with the media personnel during the period of signing of the players in front of the SLC premises had now become a real joke in all quarters of the country including …

Court issues notice to Tillakaratne Dilshan over maintenance

Court issues notice to Tillakaratne Dilshan over maintenance

      Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan has been asked to appear in court over a child maintenance case. He has been asked to appear in a district court on March 6, lawyers were quoted as saying. Nilanka Vithanage had divorced Dilshan following which the …

Selector Jayasuriya to meet locked-out players

Selector Jayasuriya to meet locked-out players

      Chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya will meet with the locked out players on Sunday evening, SLC president Upali Dharmadasa said. It is expected to be a personal attempt on Jayasuriya’s part to break the deadlock between SLC and the players, and possibly aimed at …

Objection filed against nomination of Upali Dharmadasa to Sri Lanka Cricket presidency

Objection filed against nomination of Upali Dharmadasa to Sri Lanka Cricket presidency

     An objection has been filed by Ervin Jayawardana of Kurunegala District Cricket Association who has filed nominations for the post of Vice Treasurer of SLC. He has cited that Upali Dharmadasa’s nomination is invalid since he had not played first class cricket. He …

Sri Lanka Cricket team in contract dispute

   While all eyes are focused upon the upcoming Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) elections, a major contract crisis is threatening to destroy the Sri Lanka cricket team ahead of the home series against Bangladesh that will start tomorrow with a three-day warm-up game at Matara. …

Thilanga Sumathipala to hand in nomination for Cricket Board Presidency

Thilanga Sumathipala to hand in nomination for Cricket Board Presidency

       MP Thilanga Sumathipala will hand in his nomination papers for the Presidency of the Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka. Mr Sumathipala served as the President of the Board of Control previously as well. The elections for the Presidency will …

Protest against SL players in IPL

Protest against SL players in IPL

        Members of the Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam will hold a protest in the city on Monday at 11 a.m. against the presence of Sri Lankan players in Indian Premier League 2013. A release from the Urban District Secretary of the outfit, N. Panneer Selvam, says …

Jayasuriya not in favour of junior players playing in the T20 format

Jayasuriya not in favour of junior players playing in the T20 format

     Sanath Jayasuriya is not in favour of junior players playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament as they adopt different technique in the shorter version (T20) of the game. “I personally feel our youngsters should keep away from IPL as they adopt …

Sri Lanka Cricket to have elections in March

Sri Lanka Cricket to have elections in March

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–      Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is set to hold elections for a new set of a office-bearers during its Annual General Meeting at the end of next month.”The annual general meeting is scheduled to take place on the 30 March …

Women’s WC: Sri Lanka thrash South Africa by 87 runs to finish 5th

Women’s WC: Sri Lanka thrash South Africa by 87 runs to finish 5th

      Sri Lanka thrashed South Africa by 87 runs to finish fifth in the ICC Women’s World Cup in Cuttack on Friday. Batting first at the Barabati Stadium, Sri Lanka put up a decent score of 243 for seven in stipulated 50 overs …