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ICC to help upgrade ten Sri Lanka venues

ICC to help upgrade ten Sri Lanka venues

In an effort to improve the standard of pitches prepared for domestic cricket matches especially the Premier trophy, Sri Lanka Cricket has introduced a Curator of the Year award from the 2006-07 season

08-Oct-2006Sa'adi Thawfeeq
Kenya spin out of control in Matara

Kenya spin out of control in Matara

Kenya slumped to an innings and 152 run defeat against Sri Lanka A at Uyanawatte Stadium in Matara to give the home team an unassailable two-nil lead in the unofficial three-match Test series

09-Feb-2002CricInfo
Chandana sizzles in the sunshine

Chandana sizzles in the sunshine

Sri Lanka A captain Upul Chandana dominated the second day of the unofficial Test at Matara on Friday when he launched a blistering assault on Kenya's hapless bowlers

08-Feb-2002CricInfo
Sri Lanka A batsmen ease hosts into strong position

Sri Lanka A batsmen ease hosts into strong position

Sri Lanka A's batsman capitalised on a fine batting pitch and clear skies to leave themselves in commanding position at the end of the first day of the second unofficial Test against Kenya at Uyanwatte Stadium in Matara on Thursday

07-Feb-2002CricInfo
Kenya hopeful of striking back against Sri Lanka A

Kenya hopeful of striking back against Sri Lanka A

The scene of the three match unofficial Test series between Sri Lanka A and Kenya now moves to the coastal town of Matara where the visitors will be striving hard to win the second four-day match and keep their chances of winning the series alive

06-Feb-2002CricInfo
Dulip Liyanage included in Sri Lanka A squad for Matara Test

Dulip Liyanage included in Sri Lanka A squad for Matara Test

The Selection Committee of the BCCSL has included Dulip Liyanage in the Sri Lanka A squad, in place of Dinush Fernando who is injured

05-Feb-2002BCCSL
West Indies hit by drainage problems in Matara

West Indies hit by drainage problems in Matara

The West Indies preparations for the first Test against Sri Lanka next week were disrupted once again on the last day of their final practice match at Matara on Saturday

10-Nov-2001Charlie Austin
Gayle impressive before rain intervenes

Gayle impressive before rain intervenes

Left-hand opener Chris Gayle powered his way towards a century, but rain intervened again on the second day of the West Indies last practice game at Matara on Friday

09-Nov-2001Charlie Austin
Three-day match shifted from Matara to Colombo

Three-day match shifted from Matara to Colombo

The three-day match between the touring Indian team and Sri Lanka A, scheduled to be played from July 8 to 10, has been shifted from Uyanwatta Stadium in Matara to the P

30-Jul-2001Rex Clementine
England close to springing surprise on final day

England close to springing surprise on final day

An overnight leak in the pitch covers, which delayed the start of play by three hours, coupled with England's pedestrian batting yesterday, looked for all the world like it had condemned this match to a drab draw

18-Feb-2001Charlie Austin
White shines on slow third day

White shines on slow third day

The third day of England's last practice game before the First Test Match in Galle was a weary affair

17-Feb-2001Charlie Austin
Atherton hits half-century to give England solid start

Atherton hits half-century to give England solid start

Rain halted England's progress halfway through the second day of their game against the Sri Lanka Board President's XI in Matara but not before Michael Atherton had completed an unbeaten half-century

16-Feb-2001CricInfo
Rain interrupts England's smooth progress

Rain interrupts England's smooth progress

England were deprived of valuable batting practice by a violent thunderstorm in Matara shortly before tea today

16-Feb-2001Charlie Austin
Giles injury overshadows mixed day for England

Giles injury overshadows mixed day for England

Deep into Sri Lanka's hinterland, in a town famous for its red rice and feted for its fiery fish curries, England enjoyed a day of mixed fortunes in their final practice game before the First Test Match in Galle

15-Feb-2001Charlie Austin
Maldives suffer second successive defeat

Maldives suffer second successive defeat

The Maldivian national cricket teams' poor run continued when they went down to Sri Lanka Ruhuna University XI by two wickets in their second match of the tour played at the Uyanwatte Stadium, Matara on Tuesday

23-Aug-2000Leonard Ratnayake
Maldives begin Lankan tour with a loss

Maldives begin Lankan tour with a loss

Matara District Cricket Association XI scored an easy six-wicket win over the touring Maldivian national team in their first match of the nine-day tour of Sri Lanka played at the Uyanwatte Stadium on Monday

23-Aug-2000Leonard Ratnayake
Bangladesh through to semifinals

Bangladesh through to semifinals

Bangladesh beat Kenya convincingly at Matara today in the Plate Championship of the Under-19 World Cup

21-Jan-2000Errol Seneviratne
Bangladesh race to easy victory

Bangladesh race to easy victory

Bangladesh wasted no time in racing to a seven wicket victory over Namibia in the Plate Championship of the under-19 World Cup at the Uyanwatte stadium in Matara on Wednesday

19-Jan-2000
U-19 World Cup: Player of the Day - Anup Dave

U-19 World Cup: Player of the Day - Anup Dave

The player of the day should have been the rain

14-Jan-2000Anand Vasu
New Zealand wins easily against an inexperienced Dutch squad

New Zealand wins easily against an inexperienced Dutch squad

New Zealand started their World Cup campaign with a resounding victory against the Dutch in Matara on Wednesday

13-Jan-2000Simon Williams

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