Sundar Raman, the IPL's chief operating officer, has said India will have to accommodate the interests of other countries while planning its international schedule as the BCCI cannot "disrupt world cricket" to protect its own interests.
The first international-scale boxing meet of the country, the Lion's Cup International Boxing Tournament 2014 organized by the Amateur Boxing Association of Sri Lanka kicked off Monday (28) at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium, Colombo.
Dubai: The success of the UAE leg of the Pepsi Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 has convinced the Indian cricket board to consider the country as an option for hosting high-profile events in future, according to its interim president Sunil Gavaskar.
The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket at its meeting held on Monday (28) approved the appointment of Marvan Atapattu as the Head Coach of the National Cricket team and Ruwan Kalpage as the Interim Assistant Coach. These appointments are in effect immediately till the conclusion of South Africa's tour to Sri Lanka this year.
An Inter Command cricket tournament was held by the Security forces headquarters in Mullaitivu recently. The tournament was held in order to boost the moral of the troops and develop sports among them.
The Executive Committee decided to appoint a 3 member committee to discuss the issues pertaining to the player contracts. The committee included Treasurer Nuski Mohamed, Chairman Selectors Sanath Jayasuriya and the Chief Executive Officer Ashley De Silva.
Sri Lanka Cricket issuing a press release said that the Committee had discussions with the Captain of the National team Angelo Mathews Tuesday (22). At the discussion he outlined the expectations of the team to include a payment of 20% of the participation fee of the ICC and ACC events to the participating players. After discussions, the Committee in consultation with the office bearers of the SLC's Executive Committee, offered 10% of the participation fee from the ICC and ACC events to the players which will be applied for the next 5 years and will be non negotiable.
At a Selection Committee meeting held , the National Selectors selected The following players have been selected for the T20 squad for the Tour of England 2014, by the SLC National selectors at a Selection Committee meeting.