Tag: SLC

Chandika Hathurusingha

Investigation against Hathurusinghe

A senior official of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has said that an investigation is underway regarding the head coach of the Sri Lanka national cricket team, Chandika Hathurusinghe.   Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has suspended Hathurusinghe following the failure of the World Cup in England last July. The SLC then filed a charge sheet against Hathurusinghe, which

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Lahiru Thirimanne

Lahiru Thirimanne to lead ODI captaincy

A senior official of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) stated that some powerful players representing the Sri Lankan cricket team will not be participating in the one-day and Twenty20 Pakistan tour on September 25th. The senior official said that accordingly, Dimuth Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga, Kusal Janith Perera and Niroshan Dickwella had

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Ashantha de Mel, Dimuth Karunarathne, Chandika Hathurusingha

Sri Lanka haunted by familiar failings

The talent is there, we’re just missing the application. The players need to show more mental toughness in pressure situations. We have to ensure that there’s a better depth of talent going forward, to keep competition for places strong. We must give our players the confidence to play a fearless, Sri Lankan brand of cricket. Different day, same

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SLC secures ICC Funds

SLC secures $ 11.5 m of ICC Funds

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) revealed that following high level discussions with the ICC – the new Executive Committee – it has successfully secured its due portion of finances from the ICC, amounting to $ 11.5 million (over Rs. 2 billion) which was withheld since July 2018. The funds were released after SLC President Shammi Silva, immediate past President

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Kusal Mendis

Kusal will play tomorrow – SLC

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) says that Kusal Mendis will play for the second test match against South Africa tomorrow (21). Issuing a statement, Sri Lanka Cricket said that Kusal Mendis' leg was damaged during the practices. However, this evening the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announce that Kusal's injury has improved. Accordingly, Kusal Mendis will

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Harin Fernando

Sports Minister orders Forensic audit on SLC

The Minister of Sports Harin Fernando yesterday ordered the Competent Authority to carry out a forensic audit on the financial transactions of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) from 2016-2018. Minister Harin Fernando has requested the competent authority Sports Ministry secretary Chulananda Perera to produce a report on the audit within two weeks. “The audit

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