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T20 WC: Tamils demand Lanka's ouster
Published on :5th June 2009
London: A group of Tamil people protested the presence of Sri Lankan cricket team in the T20 World Cup here and demanded their ouster from the tournament in the wake of alleged human rights violation by the island nation's army in its recent offensive against the LTTE.
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South Africa romp home by six wickets
Published on :3rd June 2009
South Africa maintained a clean sheet in their practice games with an easy six-wicket win over Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Sri Lanka barely managed to cross the 100-mark before Gibbs anchored the chase.
ICC WT20: Sri Lanka Squeeze Past Bangladesh
Published on :3rd June 2009
Sri Lanka made hard work of it, but they eventually squeezed past Bangladesh to win their ICC World Twenty20 warm-up match at Trent Bridge by four wickets with two balls to spare.
Subdued Jayasuriya has captain's backing
Published on :3rd June 2009
Kumar Sangakkara drew directly from the Good Captaincy handbook by offering unqualified support to a team-mate down on his luck. But, at some level, Sri Lanka must harbour concern for Sanath Jayasuriya, the one-time Howitzer of international limited-overs cricket whose firepower has been notably subdued in recent months.
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Nervy Sri Lanka overcame scare to seal win
Published on :3rd June 2009
Sri Lanka threatened to squander what appeared an easy chase against a charged-up Bangladesh attack, but came through by four wickets with two balls to spare at Trent Bridge. Mahela Jayawardene, with a classy 43, kept his cool after Sri Lanka's openers failed to ignite but it was left to Chamara Silva and Angelo Mathews to steady the nerves before a wide sealed the match.
Sangakkara learning to live with Lahore memories
Published on :1st June 2009
Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara said that while life for his side would not be the same after the attack on their team bus in Pakistan it would not stop them from playing international cricket.
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World Twenty20 represents a return to normality for Pakistan and Sri Lanka
Published on :31st May 2009
For the two countries caught up in the Lahore terrorist attack the World Twenty20 is much more than just another cricket tournament. It is an attempt to recover a sense of normality.
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2011 World Cup to cost $40-50 mn
Published on :28th May 2009
The 2011 World Cup, to be jointly hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, is expected to cost between $40 and 50 million.
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Cricket to make Asian Games debut in Guangzhou next year
Published on :14th May 2009
The sound of leather against willow will be heard for the first time at an Asian Games next year after the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced that cricket had been added to the programme on Wednesday.
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Pakistan To Tour Sri Lanka From June To August
Published on :13th May 2009
Pakistan are set to undertake a tour of Sri Lanka from June to August that comprises three Tests, five One Day Internationals and a Twenty20 International.
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