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LPL 2020: Sri Lanka Cricket tightens anti-corruption measures for league's inaugural edition
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LPL 2020: Sri Lanka Cricket tightens anti-corruption measures for league's inaugural edition

Sri Lanka Cricket's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) in collaboration with the ICC is administering the initiatives at the LPL

Lanka Premier League moved up to give national team more preparation time ahead of South Africa tour, says SLC
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Lanka Premier League moved up to give national team more preparation time ahead of South Africa tour, says SLC

The 23-match Twenty20 league — which will feature Chris Gayle, Faf du Plessis, Shahid Afridi and Carlos Brathwaite — will now start on 26 November, one day earlier than scheduled, Sri Lanka Cricket said.

Lanka Premier League postponed yet again due to strict quarantine rules for foreign players
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Lanka Premier League postponed yet again due to strict quarantine rules for foreign players

Sri Lanka's insistence on two weeks' quarantine for any visitor to the country forced the Bangladesh national team to call off its three-Test tour of the island due to start next month.

Sri Lanka Cricket willing to host India's Test series against England next year
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Sri Lanka Cricket willing to host India's Test series against England next year

With India's COVID-19 cases surging, England's scheduled five-match Test series in India early next year could be in doubt and the SLC is willing to fill in to play host to the contest, according to a report in 'The Island'.

Irfan Pathan showing interest to play in Lanka Premier League, says report
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Irfan Pathan showing interest to play in Lanka Premier League, says report

Irfan Pathan could be one of the biggest attractions in the inaugural Lanka Premier League (LPL) as he is among the 70 foreign players who have expressed interest in competing in the event starting 28 August.

Lanka Premier League's inaugural edition to be held from 28 August to 20 September
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Lanka Premier League's inaugural edition to be held from 28 August to 20 September

The Sri Lankan cricket board gave its approval to the tournament during its executive committee meeting on Monday. Five teams will compete for the title over 23 games.

Bangladesh mull rescheduling Sri Lanka tour in October following World Cup postponement
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Bangladesh mull rescheduling Sri Lanka tour in October following World Cup postponement

The Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh series was originally scheduled in July-August but had to be postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic which also derailed the World Cup which was to begin on 18 October.

Sri Lanka cricketer Kusal Mendis arrested for causing fatal road accident
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Sri Lanka cricketer Kusal Mendis arrested for causing fatal road accident

According to the reports in the Sri Lanka media, Mendis hit a 64-year-old man, killing him in the Horethuduwa area in North Panadura around half past five on Sunday morning.

Sri Lanka Cricket keen to host inaugural T20 league in August despite concerns over border reopening
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Sri Lanka Cricket keen to host inaugural T20 league in August despite concerns over border reopening

Sri Lanka Cricket is optimistic of conducting its inaugural T20 league from 8 to 22 August despite the government's decision to postpone the reopening of the country's international airport till August 1 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sri Lanka Cricket considering hosting five-team T20 league in August aside from Asia Cup, bilateral plans
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Sri Lanka Cricket considering hosting five-team T20 league in August aside from Asia Cup, bilateral plans

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is considering hosting a T20 tournament, Lankan Premier League, in August, despite uncertainty looking over the home series against India and Bangladesh due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India not to tour Sri Lanka for ODIs, T20I series in June, confirms SLC
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India not to tour Sri Lanka for ODIs, T20I series in June, confirms SLC

India were scheduled to play Sri Lanka for three ODIs and three T20Is in June but that has been scrapped for now.

Sri Lanka Cricket set to suspend Shehan Madushanka's contract after he was arrested for possessing heroin
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Sri Lanka Cricket set to suspend Shehan Madushanka's contract after he was arrested for possessing heroin

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is planning to suspend the contract of medium pacer Shehan Madushanka after he was arrested for possessing heroin.

SLC reacts to criticism over building new stadium, says they want to boost Sri Lanka’s chances of hosting ICC events
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SLC reacts to criticism over building new stadium, says they want to boost Sri Lanka’s chances of hosting ICC events

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Monday said the country needs to build a new stadium to strengthen its bid to host ICC events in the 2023 to 2031 cycle.

Mahela Jayawardene questions Sri Lanka government's plan to build country's largest cricket stadium
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Mahela Jayawardene questions Sri Lanka government's plan to build country's largest cricket stadium

Former skipper Mahela Jayawardene has questioned the Sri Lanka government's plan to build the country's largest cricket stadium in Homagama, saying even the existing infrastructure is not used enough right now.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Fate of India, Bangladesh tours to be decided later this week, says Sri Lanka Cricket
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Fate of India, Bangladesh tours to be decided later this week, says Sri Lanka Cricket

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Wednesday said it will take a call on India and Bangladesh's upcoming tours to the island nation later this week.

Coronavirus Outbreak: MCC to offer chairman Kumar Sangakkara one-year extension amid COVID-19 crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: MCC to offer chairman Kumar Sangakkara one-year extension amid COVID-19 crisis

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara will be offered a one-year extension as president of the Marylebone Cricket Club in the “extraordinary circumstances” resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the MCC said

Coronavirus Outbreak: England tour of Sri Lanka rescheduled to January but dates yet to be finalised, says SLC CEO Ashley de Silva
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Coronavirus Outbreak: England tour of Sri Lanka rescheduled to January but dates yet to be finalised, says SLC CEO Ashley de Silva

England's Test tour of Sri Lanka, which could not be completed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been rescheduled to January next year, claims SLC CEO Ashley de Silva.

MCC president Kumar Sangakkara wants England, Australia to tour Pakistan
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MCC president Kumar Sangakkara wants England, Australia to tour Pakistan

England and Australia must tour Pakistan to facilitate regular international cricket in the South Asian country, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) president Kumar Sangakkara has said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Sri Lanka board to provide monetary relief to country’s cricketing community
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Sri Lanka board to provide monetary relief to country’s cricketing community

The Sri Lanka Cricket Executive Committee took a decision to grant its member clubs (ones, which maintain cricket grounds) a sum of LKR 100,000 each for the months of March and April to help upkeep the standards of the venues and infrastructure facilities.

Former cricketers name pacer Lasith Malinga as greatest bowler in IPL history
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Former cricketers name pacer Lasith Malinga as greatest bowler in IPL history

Sri Lanka and Mumbai Indians pace spearhead Lasith Malinga was rated as greatest bowler in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL) by his contemporaries, who are also commentators.