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Ranatunga brothers drubbed in Sri Lanka Cricket elections  Jan 3, 4:59 pm
Johannesburg, Jan. 03 (ANI): Arjuna Ranatunga, who led Sri Lanka to its first World Cup triumph in 1996, and his brother Nishantha suffered humiliating defeats in the country's cricket board elections on Sunday.
Sri Lanka hire Jerome Jayaratne as interim coach for Windies series  Sep 8, 12:37 pm
Johannesburg, Sept. 8 (ANI): Jerome Jayaratne has been named interim head coach of Sri Lanka cricket team for next month's home series against West Indies.
Arrested betting agents released after no local laws for prosecution  Jul 6, 1:55 pm
Karachi, July 6 (ANI): Indian and Pakistani betting agents, who were nabbed by the Sri Lanka Cricket's Anti-Corruption Unit at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo last week, have been released as there were no local laws to prosecute them.
SL officials sacked over sexual harassment of women cricketers  May 28, 1:44 pm
Johannesburg/Colombo, May 28 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) has sacked three of its officials after allegations surfaced against them that they asked members of the women's national team to perform sexual favours to keep their places in the squad.
Mathews to lead Lanka Test and ODI squads, Malinga T20 squad  May 15, 7:35 pm
Colombo, May 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) national Selectors have reappointed Angelo Mathews as the captain for the Test and one-day squads.
SLC slams ICC for 'gravely disrupting' sport in Lanka by withholding share of proceeds from WCs  Apr 21, 11:25 am
Johannesburg, Apr 21 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has been accused by Sri Lanka's cricket board of gravely disrupting the sport in the island nation by withholding its share of proceeds from World Cup tournaments.
SL's sports minister urges Sangakkara to reconsider Test retirement plans and play on for another year  Apr 2, 11:22 am
Johannesburg, Apr 02 (ANI): Sri Lanka's sports minister has urged their batting great Kumar Sangakkara to reconsider his plans to retire from Test cricket and appealed to the former skipper that he should play on for another year.
'Positive' Sangakkara has 'no fears' about Lanka's future as team in 'great hands'  Mar 19, 11:28 am
Johannesburg, Mar 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka cricket great Kumar Sangakkara has claimed that he is positive about the future of the team and believes that the team is in great hands, after the wicketkeeper batsman bowed out of ODIs following a World Cup quarterfinal defeat by South Africa.
Sri Lanka cricket team arrives for ODI series  Oct 31, 9:48 pm
Bhubaneswar, Oct.31 (ANI): The Sri Lankan cricket team on Friday arrived in India to play a five-match One Day International (ODI) series against the hosts.
Atapattu says winning WC is 'morale high' Lanka's focus   Sep 27, 11:46 am
Johannesburg, Sep 27 (ANI): Sri Lanka cricket team's new coach Marvan Atapattu has revealed that the World Cup is their focus, as he targeted more success for the reigning Twenty20 champions in next year's 50-over tournament.
Lanka allows 'suspended' off-spinner Senanayake to play domestic cricket  Sep 26, 10:11 am
Johannesburg, Sep 26 (ANI): Sri Lanka revealed on Thursday that it would allow suspended off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake to play domestic cricket as he is making good progress in remedying his bowling action.
Malinga prefers IPL over domestic cricket  Jul 30, 12:30 pm
Johannesburg, July 30 (ANI): Sir Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga said to his country's cricket chiefs that he would choose to play for his IPL team instead of Sri Lanka's Southern Express in the Champions League T20.
Sri Lanka's off spinner Sachithra Senanayake banned from international cricket  Jul 13, 5:25 pm
Joahnnesburg, July 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka's off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has reportedly been banned from international cricket after his bowling action against England was proved illegal by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Amla pleased with 79-ball century during warm-up match against Sri Lanka  Jul 4, 11:20 am
Johannesburg, July 04 (ANI): South Africa Test captain Hashim Amla is pleased with is 79-ball century that laid the platform for the squad's 108-run win against a Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI in Moratuwa on Thursday.
PCB expects no positive news from Sri Lanka Cricket this year: Sethi  Jun 17, 4:36 pm
Karachi, June 17 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi has revealed that he is not expecting any positive news from Sri Lanka Cricket this year on their tour of Pakistan.
Russel Arnold says more threatening Senanayake becomes more rumours of 'action' emerge  Jun 3, 2:00 pm
Karachi, June 03 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka cricketer Russel Arnold has said that the more threatening Sachithra Senanayake becomes the more rumours one hears in light of the off-spinner being reported to the International Cricket Council (ICC) over suspected illegal bowling action.
SLC appoints Marvan Atapattu as interim head coach of Sri Lanka  Apr 26, 11:31 am
Johannesburg, Apr 26 (ANI): The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has reportedly appointed former captain Marvan Atapattu as the interim head coach of the team following the resignation of Paul Farbrace from the position after just four months of joining.
SLC offers Sri Lanka squad mln-dollar bonus if they win World T20   Apr 6, 10:52 am
Karachi, Apr. 06 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board has reportedly revealed that their T20 national team would be handed a million dollar bonus if they can shake off their reputation of chokers in the final of the World Twenty20 on Sunday.
Sri Lanka announces planned journey for Proteas tour of Sri Lanka in July  Mar 23, 9:34 am
Johannesburg, Mar. 23 (ANI): The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board has reportedly announced their planned journey for the South Africa squad's tour of Sri Lanka in July, which will consist of two Test matches and three ODIs.
Ranatunga slams SLC for capitulating to ICC's 'reforms' for 'Big Three'  Mar 8, 10:52 am
Karachi, Mar 8 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga has slammed Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) stance on the Big Three- India, Australia and England, and said that it could have an adverse impact in the longer run.
Sri Lanka supports ICC `restructure` decision   Feb 19, 8:52 am
Johannesburg, Feb 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has reportedly decided to support the International Cricket Council (ICC) decision, which gives greater power to India, England and Australia in the governing body.
Ashraf to hold separate meetings with South Africa, Sri Lanka for unified stance against 'Big Three'  Feb 7, 10:29 am
Karachi, Feb 7 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has said he will hold a separate meeting with Cricket South Africa (CSA) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) in order to present a unified stance over 'Big Three' ICC revamp plan.
Sri Lanka unanimously opposes ICC reforms  Feb 6, 8:52 am
Colombo, Feb.6 (ANI): The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to unanimously reject the International Cricket Council's (ICC) revised working group proposals.
Sri Lanka board refrains from confirming Bangladesh tour over `security fears`   Jan 10, 8:56 am
Karachi, Jan 10 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has reportedly refrained from confirming their scheduled tour of Bangladesh, where they are set to play two Tests, two Twenty20s and three ODIs, starting from January 27.
Sri Lanka Cricket says team ready to tour Pak if 'decent' security guaranteed  Dec 22, 12:27 pm
Karachi, Dec 22 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has said that the team is willing to tour Pakistan in the near future if 'decent' security arrangements are guaranteed, following the attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in 2009, which stripped Pakistan of its right to host international matches.