Chamari to lead Sri Lanka at T20 Asia Cup

Dynamic all-rounder Chamari Atapattu was named Captain of the Sri Lanka Team for the Women’s T20 Asia Cup 2024, which will commence on July 19 at the Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium. The 15-member squad was selected by the Cricket Selection Committee and was approved by the Minister of Sports Harin Fernando.

Sri Lanka Women clinch easy win against Scotland in T20 World Cup Qualifier

Sri Lanka Women thrashed Scotland by 10 wickets in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier match played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Saturday (27). Having won the toss, Sri Lanka Women opted to bowl first, where they restricted the Scotland Women’s inning to 94 runs as they were all out at […]

Sri Lanka register highest successful run chase in women’s ODI history

Chamari Athapaththu smashed the third-highest individual score in women’s ODIs to help Sri Lanka pull off the highest-ever successful run-chase in women’s ODIs. Chamari Athapaththu was at her brutal best as Sri Lanka stunned South Africa with a record run-chase in Potchefstroom to level the three-match ICC Women’s Championship ODI series and end a highly […]

Player registration for LPL 2024 begins

Overseas Player Registration for the 5th edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) is now in progress, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced on Wednesday (10). Accordingly, the overseas players who wish to take part in the upcoming edition can now register themselves under two categories (capped and uncapped) by visiting the registration portal at https://srilankacricket.lk/lpl-player-registration-portal/. A […]

IPL 2024 table, top run-scorers and wicket-takers

IPL 2024 table Team Played Won Lost Net run-rate Points Rajasthan Royals 4 4 0 1.120 8 Kolkata Knight Riders 3 3 0 2.518 6 Lucknow Super Giants 4 3 1 0.775 6 Chennai Super Kings 4 2 2 0.517 4 Sunrisers Hyderabad 4 2 2 0.409 4 Punjab Kings 4 2 2 -0.220 4 […]

Kamindu Mendis among ICC Player of the Month nominees for March

Two pacers from Ireland and New Zealand respectively are joined by Sri Lanka all-rounder Kamindu Mendis on the shortlist for the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for March 2024. Kamindu Mendis (Sri Lanka) Making a return to the Sri Lankan setup for the first time since 2022, Kamindu had a month to remember. He […]

Chandimal withdraws from Sri Lanka’s 2nd Test against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Chandimal has withdrawn from the team playing the second Test match against Bangladesh with immediate effect due to a ‘family medical emergency’. Accordingly, the player is slated to return home immediately, the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced on Tuesday (02). The national cricket governing board said it, along with his teammates, and […]

Sri Lanka post mammoth 532-runs total in first innings

Sri Lanka pushed Bangladesh further back in Day 02 of the second Test being played in Chattogram. The lions were all out for 531 runs, posting a mammoth total in the first innings. The openers put up a half century before Nishan Madushka was dismissed for 57. Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis batted positively but […]

De Silva, Mendis climb rankings after Sylhet twin tons

Sri Lanka batters Dhananjaya de Silva and Kamindu Mendis have benefitted hugely in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after both notched twin centuries in the first match of their ICC World Test Championship series against Bangladesh in Sylhet to help their side score a comprehensive 328-run victory. De Silva has moved up 15 spots […]

China former football chief sentenced to life for bribery

A former president of the Chinese Football Association (CFA), Chen Xuyuan, has been sentenced to life in prison for bribery, according to the country’s state media. In January, he pleaded guilty to taking bribes worth a total of 81 million yuan ($11.2m; £8.9m). An anti-corruption crackdown led by President Xi Jinping has cut through sport, banking […]