Sri Lanka Cricket

Saifuddin's axing, Afif's inclusion: How was Tigers' T20 WC squad? 

Of the nine teams that have managed to play all the editions of the T20 World Cup since its inauguration in 2007 (Bangladesh, West Indies, India, Australia, England, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, and South Africa), the Tigers are the only side to have never qualified for the semifinal of the tournament.  

T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka wait on star quick Pathirana

Pathirana hurt his hamstring during a stint with the Chennai Super Kings in the ongoing Indian Premier League and was sent home to Sri Lanka to recover ahead of the start of the T20 World Cup on June 1.

Sri Lanka appoint Aaqib Javed as fast-bowling coach

Javed will start in his new role with immediate effect and work until the end of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in the West Indies and USA in June 2024.

Former Sri Lanka captain Thirimanne hospitalised after car crash 

Former Sri Lanka captain Lahiru Thirimanne was hospitalised after a car crash that saw his vehicle smash head-on against a lorry coming in the opposite direction near the north-central city of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka on Thursday morning.

Asalanka to skipper SL in first two T20Is against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka's cricket board Wednesday named a 17-man T20 squad headed by suspended skipper Wanindu Hasaranga for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka name different captains for Test, ODI and T20 sides

Sri Lanka cricket selectors Wednesday named different captains for the Test, one-day international and Twenty20 sides ahead of tours by Zimbabwe and Afghanistan.

Sri Lanka sports minister sacked over cricket crisis

"If I am assassinated on the road, the president and his chief of staff will be responsible," Ranasinghe said

ICC revokes Sri Lanka suspension

The ICC Board also confirmed Sri Lanka will no longer host the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024.

Sri Lanka skipper pleads for ICC suspension to end

Sri Lanka skipper Kusal Mendis appealed Sunday for the governing International Cricket Council to lift its suspension of the country over alleged political interference in the local board.

May 19, 2024
May 19, 2024

Saifuddin's axing, Afif's inclusion: How was Tigers' T20 WC squad? 

Of the nine teams that have managed to play all the editions of the T20 World Cup since its inauguration in 2007 (Bangladesh, West Indies, India, Australia, England, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, and South Africa), the Tigers are the only side to have never qualified for the semifinal of the tournament.  

May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024

T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka wait on star quick Pathirana

Pathirana hurt his hamstring during a stint with the Chennai Super Kings in the ongoing Indian Premier League and was sent home to Sri Lanka to recover ahead of the start of the T20 World Cup on June 1.

March 16, 2024
March 16, 2024

Sri Lanka appoint Aaqib Javed as fast-bowling coach

Javed will start in his new role with immediate effect and work until the end of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in the West Indies and USA in June 2024.

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

Former Sri Lanka captain Thirimanne hospitalised after car crash 

Former Sri Lanka captain Lahiru Thirimanne was hospitalised after a car crash that saw his vehicle smash head-on against a lorry coming in the opposite direction near the north-central city of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka on Thursday morning.

February 28, 2024
February 28, 2024

Asalanka to skipper SL in first two T20Is against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka's cricket board Wednesday named a 17-man T20 squad headed by suspended skipper Wanindu Hasaranga for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh.

January 3, 2024
January 3, 2024

Sri Lanka name different captains for Test, ODI and T20 sides

Sri Lanka cricket selectors Wednesday named different captains for the Test, one-day international and Twenty20 sides ahead of tours by Zimbabwe and Afghanistan.

November 27, 2023
November 27, 2023

Sri Lanka sports minister sacked over cricket crisis

"If I am assassinated on the road, the president and his chief of staff will be responsible," Ranasinghe said

November 21, 2023
November 21, 2023

ICC revokes Sri Lanka suspension

The ICC Board also confirmed Sri Lanka will no longer host the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024.

November 12, 2023
November 12, 2023

Sri Lanka skipper pleads for ICC suspension to end

Sri Lanka skipper Kusal Mendis appealed Sunday for the governing International Cricket Council to lift its suspension of the country over alleged political interference in the local board.

November 11, 2023
November 11, 2023

Sri Lanka appeals ICC ban over political meddling

"The ICC suspension of Sri Lanka is illegal. We have been maliciously suspended without giving us an opportunity to respond to the allegation," Ranasinghe told reporters in the capital Colombo.

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