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Sri Lanka Cricket issues new guidelines for retiring players to stem exodus
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Sri Lanka Cricket issues new guidelines for retiring players to stem exodus

SLC's decision came after Danushka Gunathilaka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa announced their retirement.

Sri Lanka opening batter Danushka Gunathilaka retires from Test cricket
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Sri Lanka opening batter Danushka Gunathilaka retires from Test cricket

Danushka Gunathilaka has decided to retire from Test cricket at the age of 30 to focus on the white-ball formats.

Sri Lanka Cricket lift one-year suspensions on Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka
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Sri Lanka Cricket lift one-year suspensions on Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka

"Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to lift the one-year suspension imposed on the three players from playing International Cricket, across all three formats, with immediate effect," SLC stated in a press release.

Rumesh Ratnayake appointed as Sri Lanka's interim coach for Zimbabwe ODI series
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Rumesh Ratnayake appointed as Sri Lanka's interim coach for Zimbabwe ODI series

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe ODI series will be played at the Pallekele Stadium in the central city of Kandy on 16, 18 and 21 January.

Zimbabwe to tour Sri Lanka for three ODIs in January
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Zimbabwe to tour Sri Lanka for three ODIs in January

Zimbabwe will play three one-day internationals in Sri Lanka next month, the island's cricket body announced Tuesday.

Sri Lanka Cricket appoints Mahela Jayawardene as consultant coach for national teams
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Sri Lanka Cricket appoints Mahela Jayawardene as consultant coach for national teams

The former Sri Lanka captain and batting legend was appointed to the latest role, which starts next year, by the SLC executive committee

LIVE Cricket Score, Sri Lanka vs West Indies 1st Test Day 4 at Galle
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LIVE Cricket Score, Sri Lanka vs West Indies 1st Test Day 4 at Galle

Catch the live score and updates from Day 4 of the first Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies

'Great thinker': Muralitharan hails Jayawardene after former teammate inducted into ICC hall of Fame
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'Great thinker': Muralitharan hails Jayawardene after former teammate inducted into ICC hall of Fame

Mahela Jayawardene was inducted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday ahead of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup final.

T20 World Cup 2021: Maheesh Theekshana, Wanindu Hasaranga help Sri Lanka hammer Namibia
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T20 World Cup 2021: Maheesh Theekshana, Wanindu Hasaranga help Sri Lanka hammer Namibia

Theekshana returned figures of 3-25 and Hasaranga took two wickets to help dismiss Namibia for 96 in the second Group A encounter of the day in Abu Dhabi.

Sri Lanka's first Test captain Bandula Warnapura dies aged 68
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Sri Lanka's first Test captain Bandula Warnapura dies aged 68

A sentimental hero of Sri Lankan cricket, Bandula Warnapura represented his country in four Tests and 12 ODIs between 1975 to 1982.

T20 World Cup 2021: Fallen ex-champions Sri Lanka embark on road to redemption
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T20 World Cup 2021: Fallen ex-champions Sri Lanka embark on road to redemption

Sri Lanka have been forced to play in Round 1 of T20 World Cup 2021 as they were outside the top eight when qualifying was decided.

T20 World Cup 2021: South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma says injured hand is getting better
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T20 World Cup 2021: South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma says injured hand is getting better

He is hoping to open the batting along with Quinton de Kock in the T20 World Cup beginning on Sunday in Oman and the UAE.

T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka Cricket appoint Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jayawardene as consultant for first round
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T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka Cricket appoint Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jayawardene as consultant for first round

The decision by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has been taken keeping in mind Jayawardene's tremendous track record with Mumbai Indians and his ready-made inputs post-Indian Premier League stint with most of the top international stars on the same UAE tracks where the T20 World Cup will be played.

PCB 'explored possibility' of inviting Bangladesh, Sri Lanka for short tours following NZ pullout, says Wasim Khan
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PCB 'explored possibility' of inviting Bangladesh, Sri Lanka for short tours following NZ pullout, says Wasim Khan

PCB CEO, Wasim Khan said Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) showed a willingness to play in Pakistan but there was little time in hand for them to send their teams.

Afghanistan vs Pakistan T20I series in doubt after Taliban takeover
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Afghanistan vs Pakistan T20I series in doubt after Taliban takeover

The team are also scheduled to play in the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in October which could also now be in doubt.

Sri Lanka all-rounder Isuru Udana retires from international cricket
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Sri Lanka all-rounder Isuru Udana retires from international cricket

The 33-year-old, who was part of the limited overs series against India that ended on Thursday, will, however, continue to play domestic and franchise cricket. He had represented Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL couple of seasons back.

Sri Lanka Cricket announces USD 100,000 cash reward to team for T20I series win over India
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Sri Lanka Cricket announces USD 100,000 cash reward to team for T20I series win over India

Sri Lanka won the three-match series against a severely depleted Indian team 2-1 on Thursday night.

SLC hands Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka one-year bans, fine for bio-bubble breach in UK
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SLC hands Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka one-year bans, fine for bio-bubble breach in UK

The trio was caught on camera on the streets of Durham during the limited-overs series, which was a bio-bubble breach and they were sent back home midway into the tour and were suspended.

SLC's disciplinary committee recommends two-year bans for Gunathilaka, Mendis, 18-month sanction for Dickwella
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SLC's disciplinary committee recommends two-year bans for Gunathilaka, Mendis, 18-month sanction for Dickwella

Additionally, they have been imposed a hefty fine of USD 25,000. In late June, they were found to have breached the COVID safety bio-bubble in Durham ahead of the three-match ODI series against England.