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Posted by Editor of SLPL-Cricket.com on July 6th, 2012 in Articles | No Comments

  Sanath Jayasuriya, the former Sri Lanka opener, was one of six players to be valued at the maximum price of $35,000 in the local player portion of the draft for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League. The other five other players valued in the top bracket were current Sri Lanka internationals Dinesh Chandimal, Chamara [...]

Posted by Editor of SLPL-Cricket.com on July 3rd, 2012 in Articles, Featured Articles | 2 Comments

  Pakistani allrounder Shahid Afridi and West Indies opener Chris Gayle have been named the two international iconic players for the inaugural Sri Lanka Twenty20 premier league, Sri Lanka Cricket said. The August 10-31 tournament will also feature Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene and former skippers Kumar Sangakkara and Tilakaratne Dilshan among the star-studded line-up, [...]

Posted by Editor of SLPL-Cricket.com on June 27th, 2012 in Articles, SLPL News Items | 3 Comments

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is an adamant bully that uses its humongous financial clout to its advantage. Being the most powerful cricketing body in the world, it remains untouched and in a position to impose its views on bodies of similar if not bigger stature. The BCCI’s supposed move of [...]

Posted by Editor of SLPL-Cricket.com on June 27th, 2012 in Articles, Featured Articles, SLPL News Items | 1 Comment

  Colombo: In a major breakthrough for Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), all seven Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) franchises have been snapped up with bids worth over $30 million (Dh110 million), a statement said Tuesday. This is $9 million above the amount expected by SLC, the cricket board said in the statement. When the deadline [...]

Posted by Editor of SLPL-Cricket.com on June 10th, 2012 in Articles, Featured Articles, SLPL News Items, SLPL T20 Teams | 1 Comment

A bevy of foreign stars including some of the biggest names in T-20 cricket, may be in action at the Sri Lanka Premier League in August this year. Former West Indian captain Chris Gayle will be the main attraction while his Australian counterpart David Warner is also billed to be on show. Besides the above, [...]

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