The Captain of the National Women's team Ms. Shashikala Siriwardene has been selected to represent the Rest of the World who will play against the Marylebone Cricket Club at Lord's main ground, Sri Lanka Cricket announced.
There has never been an M.C.C. Women vs. Rest of the World Women match at Lord's, neither has a Rest of the World women's team ever taken the field anywhere in the World. The Match that will be played on the 19th of May 2014 to celebrate the bicentenary of the present ground will be an unique occasion.
Shashikala Siriwardene has been selected by MCC in association with the ICC Women's Committee.
At the Press Conference held on April 09, 2014, at the Bandaranaike International Airport to celebrate the National team’s victory during the ICC World T20 2014 Championship, National Cricketer Mahela Jayawardena stated that the Hony. Secretary and CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket had directly engaged with the media through their own channels criticizing Mr. Jayawardena’s supposed decision to retire from the Twenty/20 format of the game.
Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh‘s house in Chandigarh was attacked on late Sunday night as angry fans pelted stones at it, after India suffered a disappointing six-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka in the final of the ICC World T20 2014, at Dhaka.
Prasanna Ranatunga and Shan Wijayalal de Silva were sworn in Friday (04 April) as Chief Ministers of the Western and the Southern Provincial Councils respectively before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat. The other ministers and the MPs of the governing United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) also took oaths in front of the president at the same ceremony.