Sri Lanka Cricket names new selectors as government takes over board after gambling allegations on body
The sports ministry stepped in to manage the Sri Lanka Cricket board last week, after an appeals court suspended elections for the presidency to consider whether incumbent Thilanga Sumathipala should be allowed to contest the ballot.
Bangladesh Cricket Board prolongs interim coach Courtney Walsh's stay till Afghanistan T20I series in June
Bangladesh have been without a head coach since Chandika Hathurusingha stepped down in October after three years at the helm.
Bangladesh have not had a coach since Sri Lankan Chandika Hathurusingha stepped down in October after a successful three-year stint.
Dimuth Karunaratne's place in Sri Lanka side for West Indies tour in doubt after opener fractures finger
Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne has fractured a finger in practice, officials said Wednesday, and is in doubt for a West Indies tour starting this month.
Nic Pothas hangs his boots as Sri Lanka's fielding coach, says right time to move on to other opportunities
Nic Pothas said, "After two incredible years with Sri Lanka cricket, this is the right time for me to move on to other opportunities, which will allow me to spend quality time with my young family."
Bangladesh cricket authorities said Tuesday they were in talks with former South African batsman Gary Kirsten to hire him as a team consultant for an extended period.
Former Sri Lankan captain Aravinda de Silva says senior pros Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal critical for 2019 World Cup
"I think Angelo is probably the most capable all-rounder of the side and also has a good cricketing brain along with Chandimal," said Aravinda de Silva
"Shakib will join the squad today and we will assess him further to see if he can play in our next game," selector Habibul Bashar told AFP
Nidahas Trophy 2018: Skipper Rohit Sharma plays down India's favourites tag, says any side can triumph in T20Is
India are seen as overwhelming favourites for the tri-nation Nidahas Trophy starting on Tuesday at Colombo, but captain Rohit Sharma played down the perception, saying anything can happen in the fickle T20 format.
Nidahas Trophy 2018: India still favourites despite second-string squad, says Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha
Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha on Monday termed India favourites in the triangular T20 series, despite entering the tournament with a second-string side that does not have the likes of Virat Kohli and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Bangladesh interim coach Courtney Walsh said that he would be pushing his side for consistency in next month's tri-nations series in Sri Lanka after a string of poor finishes.
Bangladesh on Monday named West Indies fast bowling great Courtney Walsh as interim coach for next month's tri-nation Twenty20 series in Sri Lanka.
Tri-nation series: Tamim Iqbal shines as Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka to register their biggest ODI victory
Tamim Iqbal smashed 84 as Bangladesh hit 320 and then inflicted further misery on Sri Lanka to claim their biggest win in one-day cricket on Friday.
Tri-nation series: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews could miss out on match against Bangladesh due to injury
Middle-order batsman Dinesh Chandimal is expected to lead the side if Mathews is ruled out.
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The mutual trust that Hathurusingha and Mathews share should translate into performances on the field. Hopefully, Sri Lanka will redeem themselves under new stint of their old captain.
The move comes as a surprise after Mathews, 30, quit last July as captain in all three formats of the game following repeated bouts of injury.
Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha bans music during training, wants to impose strict discipline in team
New head coach Chandika Hathurusingha said he would impose strict discipline to make sure Sri Lanka national team are ready for the 2019 World Cup.
India vs Sri Lanka: Chandika Hathurusingha sees new role as an 'opportunity' to maximise visitors' potential despite dismal 2017
Hathurusingha also said he would streamline the selection process which he believed could revive the sagging fortunes of the team.
Shakib Al Hasan always possessed the qualities of a leader but his attitude problem didn't allow him to realise his leadership abilities