Sri Lanka

NSW boost coaching stocks as ex Sri Lanka and Tigers boss returns

Former Sri Lanka and Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha joined the New South Wales Blues Monday as an assistant to Phil Jaques.

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3 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Sri Lanka

Cricket: Sri Lanka star Kusal Mendis arrested after fatal 5am crash with cyclist

Kusal Mendis, a mainstay of Sri Lanka’s top order in all three formats, was arrested on Sunday after allegedly being involved in a crash with a cyclist, who died instantly, just outside the country’s capital Colombo.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Mendis arrested after involved in an accident where 64-year-old man died

The vehicle Mendis was driving struck a cyclist at 5am local time just south of Colombo, the country's capital, on Sunday. The man died soon after, and Mendis was set to appear before a magistrate.

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1 month ago, Daily Mail, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka drops WC cricket fixing probe for lack of evidence

Sri Lankan police on Friday dropped a criminal investigation into the 2011 cricket World Cup final, saying they found no evidence of match-fixing by players to let their Indian opponents win.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Sri Lanka

Sangakkara called in after Sri Lanka opener grilled over allegations of 2011 WC final fix

Sri Lanka opener Upul Tharanga on Wednesday became the first player to be grilled by detectives in a probe investigating claims that the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was fixed.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Sri Lanka

India’s World Cup glory under criminal investigation over Sri Lanka fixing allegations

Sri Lanka has ordered a criminal probe into allegations the 2011 cricket World Cup final was “sold” to India, officials said Monday.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, India, Sri Lanka

‘We sold the World Cup final to India’: Sri Lankan minister’s huge match-fixing accusation

Sri Lanka “sold” the 2011 World Cup final to India, the country’s former sports minister said on Thursday, reviving one of cricket’s most explosive match-fixing claims.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, India, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka bowler Shehan Madushanka banned after drugs arrest

Sri Lanka suspend bowler Shehan Madushanka after he is arrested for alleged possession of illegal drugs.

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2 months ago, BBC Sport, Sri Lanka

England's Test series in Sri Lanka rescheduled for January after original date was postponed

England were scheduled to play Tests in Galle and Colombo in March before the coronavirus outbreak shut down sport worldwide as countries introduced lockdown measures to prevent the spread.

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3 months ago, Daily Mail, England, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka rescue offer for IPL as suspension leaves million-dollar deals in limbo

The world’s richest cricket tournament, the Indian Premier League, has been indefinitely suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic, officials have confirmed.

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3 months ago, Fox Sports, Sri Lanka, Indian Premier League

Covid-19: IPL suspended until further notice, Sri Lanka offers to host

The Indian Premier League was officially suspended on Thursday as India extended the country’s lockdown into next month. With health concerns and lockdown measures in place, the IPL Governing Council decided to suspend the 2020 season until further notice for the second time. In a statement,...

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3 months ago, The Cricket Paper, Sri Lanka, Indian Premier League

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, day 4: England rue first innings deficit

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… This is Sim Series. Sri Lanka gave England hell on day three. The tourists are still 88 behind with eight...

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4 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, day 3: Matthews exploits flaccid, careless England

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… This is Sim Series. England battled to some sort of total, but day two belonged to Sri Lanka. They recommence...

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4 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, day 2: Sangakkara and de Silva turn the screw

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… This is Sim Series. England were wobbling on day one only for Graeme Swann and Graham Thorpe to bring them...

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4 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, day 1: Swann counterattacks after Murali and Herath leave England rocking

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… This is Sim Series. Following the first Test, the Cricket Captain developers offered us a copy of the latest...

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4 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test: Team news

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… This is Sim Series. In the wake of England’s big win in the first Test, we asked whether they should...

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4 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, day 4: Underwood ices the cake for England

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of Coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… Welcome to Sim Series. Here’s what happened on day three. Having only...

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4 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, day 3: Laker tears Sri Lanka a new one with Jayawardene offering lone resistance

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of Coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… Welcome to Sim Series. After a snooze-inducingly slow start on day one, England...

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4 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, day 2: Stokes dominates as Murali toils

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of Coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… Welcome to Sim Series. Day one of the first Sim Series Test between Sri Lanka...

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4 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, day 1: Cook to the fore on turgid day

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of Coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… Welcome to Sim Series. If you missed Tuesday’s preview, this is what we’re...

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4 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

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