Sachira

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Name: Sachira
Date registered: January 7, 2013
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  1. SLC set to declare ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Squad — April 23, 2017
  2. SLC Super Provincial Tournament – Day 4 Results — April 23, 2017
  3. LIVE: Colombo vs Galle – SLC Super Provincial Limited Over Tournament — April 22, 2017
  4. Colombo and Dambulla maiden wins: Thirimanne welcome return to form as Chandimal, Munaweera hit half tons — April 21, 2017
  5. SLC Super Provincial Tournament – Day 3 Results — April 20, 2017

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Apr 23

SLC set to declare ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Squad

Colombo 23rd April 2017; The National Selections Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket headed by Sanath Jayasuriya – Chairman, met at the SLC Headquarters this afternoon to select the squad for the forthcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017. National Captain Angelo Matthews who was in India as a member of the Delhi Daredevils for the currently ongoing IPL returned to the country early this morning in order to take an active role in the selections of the team that will be led by him. The Selectors adopted a strategic approach and obtained recommendations from the national specialist coaches prior to making their evaluations based on form, fitness, performance and biometric evaluations of the proposed players. The squad will depart for Kandy on the… Read More →

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Apr 23

SLC Super Provincial Tournament – Day 4 Results

Thisara’s cameo helps Colombo record a 3 wicket win. Thisara Perera scored a 30 ball 42 late down the order after Dilshan Munaweera’s early burst of 86 runs as Colombo chased down a target of 300 to record a 3 wicket win. Galle  299/9(50 overs) Upul Tharanga 101, Dimuth Karunaratne 78, Dhananjaya de Silva 52*, V Fernando 2/56 vs Colombo 301/7 (49 overs) D Munaweera 86, A Jayasinghe 70, T Perera 42*:  S Prasanna 2/59, S Lakmal 2/61 RESULT – COLOMBO WON BY 3 WICKETS MAN OF THE MATCH – DILSHAN MUNAWEERA Charith Asalanka bagged 4 for 27 in game changing spell of bowling after Chamara Kapugedara hit a 50 ball 105 as Dambulla beat Kandy by 39 runs. Kandy 323/5… Read More →

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Apr 22

LIVE: Colombo vs Galle – SLC Super Provincial Limited Over Tournament

Live Stream will start from 02.30PM onwards.

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Apr 21

Colombo and Dambulla maiden wins: Thirimanne welcome return to form as Chandimal, Munaweera hit half tons

SLC Super Provincial Tournament that recommenced after the festival break did produce an upset win in Colombo toppling Kandy in a comprehensive 106-run triumph at the NCC grounds yesterday Monday. The result was significant for Colombo in registering a maiden win in three games having tied one and lost one. For Kandy that had mounted its campaign on a high note winning the first two games in style against ,It was a momentum losing result in the wake of the fine back to back victory take off that had put Kandy in the box seat. Of course, the high pleasing factor for Colombo was the return to form of former Sri Lanka vice captain Lahiru Thirimanne in a game that… Read More →

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Apr 20

SLC Super Provincial Tournament – Day 3 Results

Harsha Cooray top scored with 46 whilst Milinda Siriwardena, Udara Jayasundara and Priyanjan made 30 plus scored to help Dambulla chase down the Galle score in a nail biter. Galle 250/8 (50) Chathuranga de Silva 56, Seekkuge Prasanna 46, Suranga Lakmal 33*, Upul Tharanga 26, Chamika Karunarathne 24*, Dimuth Karunarathne 24, Milinda Siriwardena 2/18, Dilruwan Perera 2/28, Lahiru Kumara 2/52 vs Dambulla 251/9 (50) Harsha Cooray 46, Milinda Siriwardena 39, Udara Jayasundara 33, Ashan Priyanjan 33, Dilruwan Perera 29, Kusal Mendis 21, Chamika Karunarathne 2/23, Chathuranga de Silva 2/36, Seekkuge Prasanna 2/46, Malinda Pushpakumara 2/47 DAMBULLA WON BY 1 WICKET Dinesh Chandimal and Wanindu Hasaranga combine to end Kandy’s unbeaten streak. Brief Score: Colombo 288/8 (50) Dinesh Chandimal 76, Dilshan… Read More →

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Apr 20

Sri Lanka in ideal build up for 2017 ICC Champions Trophy countdown

Sri Lanka’s build up for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy to be held in England from June 1 to 18 is indeed the high stakes fusion accentuated on a six-day high intensity endurance and performance program now under full swing. That Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) think tank support staff has embarked on such a preparatory course while prioritizing the climatic conditions in Kandy and Diyatalawa for the team to acclimatize  in altitude training to English conditions is certainly the ideal take off for instant cricket’s extravaganza. To the cricket world, the ICC Champions Trophy is one of the game’s blockbusters akin to the Cricket World Cup, and indeed it is a momentum gathering gallop for the participating teams. In that… Read More →

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Apr 19

National Players visit with the victims of the Meetotamulla tragedy

 “We are who we are because of your support – we want you to know that we are with you” – Rangana Herath Colombo, 19th April 2017; Members of the Sri Lanka National squad, Niroshan Dikwella, Sachith Pathirana, Thisara Perera and Dilshan Munaweera led by veteran spinner Rangana Herath visited with the victims of the Meethotamulla tragedy at the Terrance de Silva Vidyalaya in Kolonnawa this morning. The cricketers were able to spend time with the victims, chatting about their lives and aspirations, and were especially touched by the little children, spending quality time with them, even tossing a ball or two. A donation of 4 ‘Entertainment Centres’ made up of 40” televisions and a TV connection each were made… Read More →

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Apr 19

Spin legend to be inducted during ICC Champions Trophy

Muralitharan to be first Sri Lankan in ICC Hall of Fame 19th April 2017, Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket has announced that former off spinner Muttiah Muralitharan who becomes the first Sri Lankan to be voted into the ICC Hall of Fame will be formally inducted during the ICC Champions Trophy in June. “It gives us immense sense of pride that Murali is receiving this highest honour. We are proud of him and the glory he has brought to Cricket in Sri Lanka. His illustrious career demonstrates that he belongs to this highly prestigious group,” said CEO Sri Lanka Cricket Ashley de Silva. The CEO elaborating further on the induction noted that Muralitharan was offered the choice of being inducted during… Read More →

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Apr 19

අන්තර් පළාත් සුපිරි තරගාවලිය දක්ෂයනට ජාතික කණ්ඩායමට ඇතුළුවිමට අවස්ථාවක්

ජුනි මස එංගලන්තයේ පැවැත්වෙන චැම්පියන් ලෝක කුසලාන ක්‍රිකට් තරගාවලියට පෙරහුරුවක් ලෙස දැන් මෙහි දී අන්තර් පළාත් හතරක් අතර පැවැත්වෙන සිමිත ඕවර 50 ක්‍රිකට් තරගාවලියේ තරග හතරක් අප්‍රේල් 9,10 හා 11 දිනවල කොළඹ දී පැවැති අතර, අලුත් අවුරුදු නිවාඩුවෙන් පසුව අප්‍රේල් 20 සිට 30 දක්වා ඉතිරි තරග නවය පැවැත්වීමට නියමිතය.  මේ තරග නවයෙන් හතක් ම දිවා/ රාත්‍රී තරගය.  අවසාන තරගය ද අප්‍රේල් 30 දා ප්‍රේමදාස පිටියේ පැවැත්නේනේ දිවා 1 රාත්‍රී තරගයක් ලෙසිනි. කොළඹ, මහනුවර, ගාල්ල හා දඹුල්ල කණ්ඩායම් හතර අතර පැවැත්වීමට නියමිත තරග 13න් දැනට පැවැති තරග හතරේ දී ජාතික කණ්ඩායමේ නිත්‍ය පිතිකරුවනට වඩා සෙසු පිතිකරුවන් කිහිප දෙනෙකු ලකුණු අතර සිටින බවක් දක්නට ලැබිණි.  පිතිකරුවන් හය දෙනෙකු එහි දී ශතක වාර්තා කළ අතර දිනේෂ් චන්දිමාල් සහ චාමර කපුගෙදර ඒ අතර විය. … Read More →

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Apr 18

Sri Lanka Cricket throw their weight behind national team ahead of ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Preparations are in full swing for the hotly contested and coveted 2017 ICC Champions Trophy taking place in England and Wales this year, with the Sri Lankan national team undertaking a six-day high intensity endurance and performance program to better prepare for the matches ahead. National Captain Angelo Mathews commenting on the preparations was appreciative of the technical and resource support from Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). “The ICC Champions Trophy will be an important event for Sri Lanka as we are going through a transition and the young but extremely talented cricketers are learning to adapt to the challenges and demands of top-level cricket. I am sure this training program will provide them the experience and opportunity of acclimatization which… Read More →

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Apr 17

ජාතික මට්ටමේ හා පාසල් මට්ටමේ පරතරය අඩු කළ යුතුයි – අසංක ගුරුසිංහ

ශ්‍රී ලංකා ජාතික ක්‍රිකට් කණ්ඩායම හා ශ්‍රී ලංකා A කණ්ඩායම සමග සන්සන්දනය කරන විට පාසල් ක්‍රිකට් ක්‍රීඩාව හා ජාතික මට්ටම් අතර අද විශාල පරතරයක් ඇත.  ඒ අතරම, පාසල් ක්‍රිකට් තරග නැරඹීමට එන පිරිස අද සංඛ්‍යාත්මකව පහළම තත්ත්වයකට ඇද වැටී ඇතැයි ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් කණඩායමේ නව කළමනාකරු, අසංක ගුරුසිංහ ප්‍රකාශ කරයි.  වසරේ මාස 12න් මාස අටක් දහයක් පමණම පාසල් ක්‍රිකට් තරග පැවැත්වීමත්, රූපවාහිනියෙන් ක්‍රිකට් තරග නැරඹීමට ක්‍රීඩාලෝලීන් වැඩි උනන්දුවක් දැක්වීමත් මත, තරග නැරඹීමට එන ප්‍රේක්ෂක සංඛ්‍යාවේ විශාල අඩුවක් දක්නට ඇතැයි ද ගුරුසිංහ ප්‍රකාශ කරයි. මීට හොඳම නිදසුනක් වන්නේ, පසුගිය සති හයක කාලයක් මුළුල්ලේපැවැති පාසල් “බිග් මැච්” (මහ ක්‍රිකට් තරග) සමයයි.  රාජකීය-සාන්ත තෝමස් තරගය හැරෙන්නට අනෙක් සියලුම මහා තරගවල ප්‍රේක්ෂක සංඛ්‍යාව පහළ මට්ටමක පවතින බව ක්‍රීඩාගාරවලට පිවිසෙන විට ම දක්නට ලැබේ. ශ්‍රී… Read More →

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Apr 14

අන්තර්-පළාත් තරගාවලියේ දී මහනුවරට ජයග්‍රහණ දෙකක්

ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් ආයතනය මෙහෙයවන අන්තර්-පළාත් ක්‍රිකට් තරගාවලියේ දී මහනුවර කණ්ඩායම ජයග්‍රහණ දෙකක් අත්කරගැනීමට සමත් විය.  මහනුවර කණ්ඩායම ප්‍රථම තරගයේ දී තියුණු ගැටුමකින් පසුව ගාල්ල පරාජය කළ අතර, දෙවැනි තරගයේ දී ලකුණු 19කින් දඹුල්ල පරාජයට පත්කළේය. මහනුවර කණ්ඩායමේ ළහිරු මධුශංඛ හා ළහිරු ගමගේ මේ තරග දෙකේ දී ම තුන් ඉරියව්වේ ම දස්කම් පෙන්වීය.  මහනුවර නායක, චාමර කපුගෙදර, ගාල්ල සමග ලකුණු 44ක් ද දඹුල්ල සමග ලකුණු 102ක් ද රැස්කිරීමට සමත් විය.  කපුගෙදර (102), හර්ෂ කුරේ (109), දසුන් ශානක (නොදැවී 121), සධීර සමරවික්‍රම (109) ළහිරු මිලින්ද (106), දිනේෂ් චන්දිමාල් (නොදැවී 116), යන පිතිකරුවන් හයදෙනා දැනට ශතක ලබා සිටිති.  ගාල්ල කණ්ඩායමේ මලින්ද පුෂ්පකුමාර කොළඹ සමග පැවැති තරගයේ දී ලකුණු 29ක ට කඩුලු හතක් දවාලීමට සමත් විය.  මහනුවර කණ්ඩායමේ ළහිරු ගමගේ, දඹුල්ල සමග ලකුණු… Read More →

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Apr 13

Kandy chalk up successive wins in SLC Super Provincial Tournament

Kandy chalked up successive wins in the ongoing Sri Lanka Cricket Super Provincial Tournament that got underway on April 9. The tournament mooted by SLC in bringing grassroots talent island-wide in to one basket, saw some high scoring matches with three centurions on the first day. Lahiru Milantha scored 106 for Dambulla versus Colombo, and Sri Lanka cricketer Dinesh Chandimal in turn chalked up116 not out for Colombo in a tied encounter with both teams scoring identical scores of 289 in 50 overs. In the Galle versus Kandy match that yielded 696 runs between the two sides with Kandy scraping through by one wicket, the inform Sri Lanka A prodigy Sadeera Samarawickrama, who has been nudging the selectors for a… Read More →

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Apr 12

SLC Super Provincial Tournament – Day 2 Results

Match 3: Colombo vs Galle Galle 302/4 (49) Dasun Shanaka 121*, Dimuth Karunarathne 86 (retired), Minod Bhanuka 41, Sadeera Samarawickrama 20 Colombo114 (26.5) Kithuruwan Vithanage 26, Thisara Perera 25, Malinda Pushpakumara 5/29, Suranga Lakmal 2/20 GALLE WON BY 188 RUNS At CCC Grounds. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Match 4: Dambulla vs Kandy Kandy 336/7 (50) Chamara Kapugedara 102, Lahiru Madushanka 90*, Ramith Rambukwella 52*, Charith Asalanka 25, Dilruwan Perera 2/70, Asitha Fernando 2/71, Nuwan Kulasekara 2/72 vs  Dambulla 317 (48.5) Harsha Cooray 109, Kusal Mendis 77, Lahiru Gamage 4/46 KANDY WON BY 19 RUNS At Colts Grounds, Colombo

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Feb 02

Du Plessis, Miller centuries set up big South African win

Sri Lanka goes 2-0 down in five-match ODI series after folding for 186 in response to the home side’s 307/6 Centuries from Faf du Plessis and David Miller set up South Africa’s comprehensive 121-run victory in the second of five One-Day Internationals against Sri Lanka in Durban on Wednesday (February 1). On a good batting track, South Africa was put in and it didn’t look a gift horse in the mouth, posting a formidable 307 for 6. Du Plessis made 105 off 120 balls, while Miller finished the innings with a burst of power-hitting to make 117 not out off 98 deliveries. Sri Lanka was left to rue the decision during the chase. It had rejigged the opening combination, Upul… Read More →

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