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England and Sweden qualified for quarter finals

England beat Colombia 4-3 on penalties after Eric Dier scored the decisive spot kick to send them through to a World Cup quarter-final against Sweden. England had previously lost all three World Cup shootouts and three of four in the European Championship but prevailed on Tuesday when Mateus Uribe and …

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Aaron Finch hits highest individual T20 score

Australian Aaron Finch has smashed his own record for the highest Twenty20 international score, blasting an astonishing 172 in Australia’s tri-series match against Zimbabwe. The Australian skipper passed his previous mark of 156 in the 18th over, which he set against England in 2013. Finch continued his rich vein of …

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ICC asks Sri Lanka Cricket to hold election within six months

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked Sri Lanka to hold elections for Sri Lanka Cricket board within six months. Failing to do so will result in ICC reconsidering Sri Lanka’s membership status in the ICC, the Council said in a statement. Concluding its 75th Annual Conference in Dublin with …

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Germany out of FIFA World Cup in group stage

Defending champions Germany are out of the FIFA World Cup after losing 2-0 to two injury-time South Korea goals in Kazan. Kim Young-gwon’s 92nd-minute goal, awarded after a video assistant referee decision, left four-time winners Germany on the brink of elimination. Six minutes into stoppage time, with goalkeeper Manuel Neuer …

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SL won against West Indies

Sri Lanka beat West Indies by four wickets Tuesday on the fourth day of the third and final test at Kensington Oval to draw the three-match series 1-1. Sri Lanka sealed a historic four-wicket win in Barbados in the third and final Test to level the series against Windies on …

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Suranga Lakmal to Captain Sri Lanka in the 3rd Test

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced that fast bowler Suranga Lakmal will captain the 3rd Test against West Indies today in the absence of suspended skipper Dinesh Chandimal. Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss the day-night Test against West Indies which will start in Barbados today after his appeal against …

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ICC appoints Michael Beloff to hear Chandimal’s appeal

Chairman of the ICC Code of Conduct Commission, Michael Beloff QC has been appointed as the Judicial Commissioner to hear Dinesh Chandimal’s appeal today (22). ICC further said the hearing will take place on Friday, and legal counsel for both parties and Chandimal will join via telephone or videoconference. Earlier …

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Chandimal found guilty, suspended for one Test

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been suspended from his side’s third and final Test against the Windies after he was found guilty of changing the condition of the ball during the second day’s play of the second Test, which concluded at Gros Islet on Monday. During a hearing held …

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Court allows fresh SLC elections

The Appeal Court lifted the stay order issued preventing the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) election from being held and allowed the calling of nominations for fresh elections, today. Sports Minister Faiszer Musthapha and the Secretary to the Ministry has informed the court that steps will be taken to hold fresh …

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