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SL players to go: Who will miss whom?

The dilemma now stays as National Duty versus Money. Yeah, “Come back home” says the Sri Lankan Cricket Board to all its players playing in the IPL. Controversy seems to be playing a role here, as this decision is guessed to be taken after the ill-treatment to Rajapaksa and Co during the Finals of WC. Read the rest of this entry

Long list of nominees of ICC Cricket awards

Here is the list of Nominees posted by the ICC. The ICC Cricket Awards will take place in October in Bangalore.

Long-lists of nominees (in alphabetical order; each category will be reduced to a short-list in due course) Read the rest of this entry

Randiv banned, Dilshan fined for No-Ball incident

The Lankan Cricket board has taken serious action on the players involved in the No-Ball Incident denying Virender Sehwag his century. The Bowler who bowled the No- Ball deliberately got in some popularity and soon now got a ban slapped against him which ensures that he will miss the one match of the one day series. Not only this, he has also been fined fully out of his match fee. Read the rest of this entry

Randiv "overstepping" controversy

In the last match between India and Sri Lanka, Suraj Randiv on the last ball of the Match bowled a No-Ball. On doing so, he denied Sehwag's century even though Sehwag scored a six. But he could not deny India winning. Even if Sehwag scored no run of that ball, it was a no ball,1 run. Hence India won. Read the rest of this entry

Silva back, Welegedara, Kandamby left out of tri series

The Sri Lankan Selectors selected the Lankan squad for the tri series involving India and New Zealand starting August 10th in Lanka. Left hand Seamer Chanaka Welegedara and Batsman Thilina Kandamby have been left out for the Series. They are replaced by Pacer Dilhara Fernando and Batsman Chamara Silva. Read the rest of this entry

Elephant Mascot for ICC WC 2011

Just before 200 Days to go for the ICC World Cup 2011 to be held in Sub Continent, The International Cricket Council unveiled the P Sara Oval Stadium in Colombo Yesterday just before the start of India Sri Lanka 3rd Test. Read the rest of this entry

Sangakkara replaces Sehwag as Top Test Batsman

Kumar Sangakkara overtook Virender Sehwag as the No.1 Batsman in Test Cricket rankings after his blistering double hundred against India in the 2nd Test. Sehwag has been dropped to No.2 spot after the 99 against Lanka in second Test game. Read the rest of this entry

Mendis neglected, Malinga recalled

For the upcoming first Home test match against India, The Sri Lankan Selectors have named the squad for the Lankan test side. The ‘no more’ Mystery Spinner Ajantha Mendis has not been named in the squad. Mendis was the key role for Sri Lanka against India in 2008 tests. Lasith Malinga will make his comeback to Test Cricket after his injury. Read the rest of this entry

Billions of Whistles for IPL 3

The Indian Premier League is regarded as the most innovative invention when it comes to the world of cricket. IPL season 1 introduced to us 8 teams which became bonded to us immediately. Read the rest of this entry

Chandimal in T20 WC squad for SL

The Sri Lankan Cricket Board has included uncapped domestic player Dinesh Chandimal to their T20 World Cup squad for the Caribbean tournament.

The Wicket-Keeper Batsman Dinesh Chandimal is performing excellently in the domestic level and has an average of above 52.

Surprisingly, they have also included The Veteran Sanath Jayasuriya despite his poor run in the recent tournaments.

The squad includes Suraj Randiv, the right arm spinner along with the Ace Muttiah Muralidharan and Ajantha Mendis.

SQUAD:-

Kumar Sangakkara (Capt), Muttiah Muralitharan, Mahela Jayawardene, Sanath Jayasuriya, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Angelo Mathews, Thissera Perera, Suraj Randiv, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwan Kulasekera, Lasith Malinga, Chinthaka Jayasinghe, Chamara Kapugedera, Ajantha Mendis, Chanaka Welegedera

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