Sri Lanka Cricket

MUMBAI: The Asia Cup, which was scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka, has been shifted to the UAE, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly confirmed on Thursday. 

"Asia Cup will be in UAE, as it is the only place where there won't be rains," PTI quotes Ganguly as having told reporters after the board's apex council meeting here. 
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Wednesday had informed the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) that the board will not be in a position to host the upcoming edition of the Asia Cup T20 because of the economic and political crisis roiling the island nation.

Jul 18, 2022 19:07
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket has finally "read the room" after seemingly living in cuckoo land for most of last week. SLC announced Sunday that the 2022 edition of the Lanka Premier League has been postponed due to the economic and political maelstrom the country is right bang in the middle of.
Jul 13, 2022 16:07
COLOMBO: Is Sri Lanka Cricket living in an alternate reality? It certainly looks like it. Even as the island nation declared a state of emergency Wednesday as thousands of people mobbed the Prime Minister's office after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled a country that has descended into complete anarchy, SLC has announced the schedule for Lanka Premier League 2022.
Jun 27, 2022 04:06
June 24: US-based investment firm 27th Investments-backed 27th Sports announces its association with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) as the official media and ground rights partner for the AVR Pay Cup three-match T20 International series between India Women and Sri Lanka Women. The series gets underway with the first T20I on Thursday, June 23rd, 2022, 2 PM onwards at Dambulla.
Apr 21, 2022 15:04
MUMBAI: Fears are growing that the upcoming Asia Cup, the Asian Cricket Council’s flagship event, will be moved out of Sri Lanka. While it was India’s turn to host the event, upon a request made by Sri Lanka Cricket, the Board of Control for Cricket in India had agreed for the event to be staged in the Emerald Isles.
Mar 24, 2022 07:03
COLOMBO: The Asian Cricket Council, at its annual general, has selected Sri Lanka Cricket as host association for the ACC’s marquee tournament - Asia Cup.  ACC president and BCCI secretary Jay Shah chaired the meeting and announced the dates for the tournament, which is set to take place between 27th August and 11th September. 
Feb 25, 2022 14:02
MUMBAI: Great Learning, a global ed-tech company for higher and professional education and a part of the BYJU'S group, has partnered with Sri Lanka Cricket as the official overseas team sponsor.
Dec 03, 2021 15:12
COLOMBO: The organizers of Lanka Premier League and Sri Lanka Cricket, upon recommendation of Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health, have decided to open ticket sales for up to 50% of stadium capacity for the second season of the LPL, which will be held from 5th December through to 23rd December.
Nov 24, 2021 18:11
COLOMBO: Out before even stepping in. IPG, organisers and commercial rights holders of the Lanka Premier League, and Sri Lanka Cricket on Wednesday informed that 27th Investments, who were previously onboarded as the owner of LPL's Colombo franchhise, has decided to withdraw from the tournament "after the parties were not able to come to a conclusive financial and logistical understanding".
Oct 06, 2021 17:10
COLOMBO: Online payment solutions provider AstroPay announced Wednesday it is partnering with the Sri Lankan cricket team ahead of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, to be held in the UAE and Oman from October 17th through to November 14th. For AstroPay, this will be the first time the London-headquartered company is sponsoring a cricket team.
Aug 12, 2021 18:08
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket has come away smiling after the India "B" team's recent tour of the Emerald Isles, which fattened SLC's coffers $14.5 million (Rs 1.077 billion) to the good. The series was originally slated for just three ODIs as per the original FTP programme. However, the SLC requested the BCCI to add three T20Is into the schedule as well.