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September 14, 2018 4:21 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officials yesterday (Thursday) said there was enough evidence gathered from its initial internal investigations into the alleged attempt by an employee to embezzle the US $5.5 million of funds due to SLC, to conclude that no email-hacking had taken place. The employee in quest...
In Cricket
October 18, 2017 10:31 am gmt |
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One-day skipper Upul Tharanga became the first batsman from Sri Lanka to carry his bat out in a one-day international match when he scored an unbeaten 112 out of his team’s score of 187 in the second match against Pakistan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Monday. Tharanga contributed to 59.89 perc...
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August 24, 2016 10:11 am gmt |
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The Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) of the Police has commenced investigations against seven individuals over financial fraud said to have taken place at Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) since 2010. The accused include former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage Filing a fact report before...
In Cricket
July 9, 2016 5:04 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have suspended Kithuruwan Vithanage from all forms of the game for one year after finding him guilty of misconduct and breaching the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Code of Conduct. According to local media reports, the 25-year-old was involved in a late night publ...
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May 25, 2016 5:44 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed Kent coach Simon Willis to the post of high performance manager. Willis – who has been involved at Kent for 23 years, becoming the county’s high performance director in 2009 – will oversee SLC’s cricket academy based in Khettarama and play a key...
In Sports
April 28, 2016 12:27 pm gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket Wednesday (April 27) announced that Minister of Sport Dayasiri Jayasekara has approved the board’s recommendation of the 2016/2017 Selection Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket. Sri Lanka Cricket Board has appointed Sanath Jayasuriya as Chairman of the four-member selection committ...
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January 20, 2016 5:47 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Captain Angelo Mathews said on Tuesday (Jan 19) the team members including him had come forward voluntarily to give evidence on match fixing approaches as the team was very keen to safeguard the reputation of SLC and the purity of the game. Mathews who appeared before the Fina...
In Cricket
January 19, 2016 4:21 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket has received several complaints regarding close acquaintance of Mr. Anusha Samaranayake with the main suspect Gayan Wishvanath who had approached several national players for the alleged illegal activities of match fixing. Pursuant to a preliminary inquiry conducted in this regard S...
In Cricket
January 8, 2016 6:00 am gmt |
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Thilanga Sumathipala, who was recently elected as the President of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), has also taken over the top position in the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting held in Dubai today. A name associated with cricket for over two decades, Sumathipala is no stranger to the game or the managemen...
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January 4, 2016 6:36 am gmt |
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Thilanga Sumathipala, Sri Lanka’s deputy speaker of parliament, beat Nishantha for the post of SLC president, while Arjuna lost the race for the vice-president spots. The elections were dominated by Sumathipala’s group as all their candidates were also elected to their respective posts. S...
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January 3, 2016 6:30 am gmt |
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Deputy Speaker Thilanga Sumathipala has been elected as the President of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) with 88 votes. Former SLC secretary Nishantha Ranatunga got 56 votes. Earlier, Nishantha Ranatunga, Thilanga Sumathipala and Sumith Perera had submitted nominations to contest for the post of President of...
In Cricket
December 30, 2015 7:52 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket has announced the captaincy changes to the T/20 squad for the New Zealand Tour. Lasith Malinga the T/20 Captain is injured and unable to tour New Zealand. Dinesh Chandimal has been appointed as the stand-in captain for the T/20 leg of the tour. Kusal Janith Perera is currently under...
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November 26, 2015 5:08 am gmt |
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Nishantha Ranatunga has submitted nominations for the post of President of Sri Lanka Cricket, the Director General of Sports says. Several other candidates will also submit their nominations within next few days. Earlier, former cricketer Sidat Wettimuny was appointed as the Chairman for the Interim ...
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November 26, 2015 5:02 am gmt |
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The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is gearing up to host the marquee India versus Pakistan series “purely on goodwill” and “not for any other benefits”, said its Interim Committee’s secretary Prakash Schaffter.  “Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to play the hosts for the Indo-Pak series as any good and c...
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October 21, 2015 4:56 am gmt |
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The world’s greatest all-rounder the game has ever produced “Sir Garfield Sobers” arrived in the island on 20 October on the invitation of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said Sir Garry will be a guest of Sri Lanka Cricket during his one week stay in the country and will be a guest [...
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September 30, 2015 12:20 pm gmt |
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The final report of the Committee appointed to investigate into alleged fraud and corruption at Sri Lanka Cricket, was handed over to the Minister of Plantation Industries and former Tourism and Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake yesterday (Tuesday). The report was handed over by the Chairman of the B...
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June 27, 2015 6:26 am gmt |
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The ICC Board received an update on Sri Lanka Cricket and reiterated its earlier position that the appointment of an Interim Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) by the Government of Sri Lanka was a breach of the ICC’s constitution. The ICC Board urged the Sri Lankan Sports Minister to hold free and ...
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May 28, 2015 6:35 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan cricket’s governing body yesterday (Wednesday) announced the sacking of three officials after allegations that members of the women’s national team were asked to perform sexual favours to keep their places. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said all three officials were shown the door at...
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May 27, 2015 4:47 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has hired Jonty Rhodes for a brief coaching stint prior to the national team’s home series against Pakistan during the coming two months. Rhodes arrived in the island last night just after his stint with the Mumbai Indians, the champions of the 2015 Edition of Indian Premier L...