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Sri Lanka news

Wettimuny urges change in SLC constitution

Dec 20, 2015: Outgoing interim committee chairman Sidath Wettimuny has called for a change to Sri Lanka Cricket's constitution in order to bring in greater accountability

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

ACC news

ACC sets up Centre of Excellence in Dharamsala

Dec 15, 2015: The Asian Cricket Council has set up a Centre of Excellence in Dharamsala. This is another step in the ACC's revival plans put into motion in October

ESPNcricinfo staff

ICC news

'Enormous delight' with Manohar's words - CSA

Nov 27, 2015: Cricket South Africa has expressed "enormous delight" at ICC chairman Shashank Manohar's comments hitting out at the Big Three's "bullying", while Sri Lanka Cricket has also shown support to Manohar by calling him a "sensible man"

Nagraj Gollapudi

Sri Lanka news

SLC dismayed by meagre bid for India series

Jun 9, 2015: SLC has expressed dismay over the bid amount (USD 1.4 million) by Ten Sports for Sri Lanka's home series against India

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

SLC bogged down by stadium debt

Jun 8, 2015: Sri Lanka Cricket remains mired in stadium debt of over USD $20 million, but has strode towards stability in its operational budget since the interim committee took over in late March, board treasurer Lucille Wijewardene said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Limit to what we can do in a short time - Wettimuny

May 18, 2015: Sri Lanka Cricket's interim committee is fighting against time to fulfil the tasks they have set out to achieve after sports minister Navin Dissanayake assured the stakeholders that elections would be held by January

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

'We should decentralise Sri Lanka's cricket'

May 15, 2015: Sidath Wettimuny outlines his plans to restructure the domestic game, and talks of how the board can cut costs and boost player salaries

Interview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

SL sports minister wants to rid 'system corruption' from SLC

Apr 2, 2015: Sri Lanka sports minister Navin Dissanayake said he set up the interim committee to run Sri Lanka cricket so that there "is no system corruption" within the board

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

SLC seeks to clear air with ICC over interim committee

Apr 2, 2015: An interim committee to run Sri Lanka cricket that came into power yesterday is under scrutiny for breaching the ICC constitution

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Wettimuny to head SLC interim committee

Mar 31, 2015: Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake has appointed a nine-member interim committee headed by former Sri Lanka Test opener Sidath Wettimuny to run the administration of Sri Lanka Cricket

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

When Wettimuny drove and Mendis hooked

Jun 13, 2014: England expected to bounce Sri Lanka out in the Lord's Test in 1984. Instead they were met with a defiant side whose batsmen put on a show to remember

Interviews by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Wettimuny proposes revamp of Sri Lankan cricket

Dec 26, 2011: Sidath Wettimuny, the former Sri Lanka batsman, has suggested a radical restructuring of the country's domestic cricket structure, which involves promoting provinces over clubs

Vithushan Ehantharajah

1984

Sri Lanka's impressive Lord's debut

Jun 4, 2011: On paper, when England and Sri Lanka met for the first time in England at Lord's in the late summer of 1984, there should have only been one winner ... but Sri Lanka had other ideas

Martin Williamson

Sidath Wettimuny

'Our early 80s line-up was better than today's'

Aug 13, 2010: The former Sri Lanka opener on playing in the pre-commercialisation era, making a hundred at Lord's, the 1996 World Cup, Ranatunga, and more

Interview by Sidharth Monga

Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1985-86

Scrappy in Sri Lanka

Jul 23, 2009: Sri Lanka and Pakistan may get along just fine these days, but back in 1985-86 it was knives out all the time

Interviews by Sidharth Monga

Sri Lankan cricket

Sri Lanka players' contract issue resolved

Jul 10, 2008: SLC agreed to back date the players' contract payments from March 1, 2008. The players will sign their contracts next week

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Inter-provincial Twenty20 tournament

Sri Lankan schools team find sponsors for Twenty20 series

Apr 9, 2008: East West Marketing have agreed to sponsor the Schools Invitation XI, which has enabled them to participate in the inaugural Sri Lanka Telecom inter-provincial Twenty20 tournament

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Seven-member interim body in place

Sri Lanka expands committee

Jul 9, 2007: Gamini Lokuge, the sports minister, has expanded the interim committee of Sri Lanka Cricket from its present size of five members to seven

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Former opener named president of SLCA

Wettimuny excited by new challenge

Dec 3, 2006: Sidath Wettimuny, the former Sri Lanka opener and chairman of selectors, has been named as the new president of the Sri Lanka Cricketers' Association (SLCA)

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lankan cricket

Ranatunga nominated to run SLC

Jul 15, 2006: Arjuna Ranatunga, the former Sri Lankan captain, is among four cricketers recommended by ex-players to run cricket in Sri Lanka

ESPNcricinfo staff
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