UPALI DHARMADASA

  • Jayantha Dharmadasa to head Sri Lanka Cricket March 28, 2013

    Colombo: Jayantha Dharmadasa, a business magnate, will be the new chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), officials said on Thursday. Dharmadasa, the older brother of the incumbent Upali Dharmadasa, was a former head of the SLC's politically appointed interim committee. SLC officials said Dharmadasa's nomination has been approved by the SLC...
  • Sri Lanka Cricket presidential runners hit by objections March 8, 2013

    Colombo: All the candidates for the post of President in the upcoming Sri Lanka Cricket elections have faced objections over their suitability to contest the March 30 polls. Director of Sports, Ranjani Jayakodi said she had referred back to SLC management the nomination papers of the incumbent Upali Dharmadasa and...
  • SL cricketers want contract issue settled early July 17, 2012

    Colombo: Sri Lanka cricketers demanded that if they are to sign contracts to take part in a cricket tournament next month, the issue should be settled by the authorities early. The Sri Lanka Cricket Board is hosting the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) next month and several national as well as...
  • 100day countdown to World T20 begins June 10, 2012

    Pallekele: The 100day countdown to the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka began on Sunday with more than 350 school children from Kandy district forming a giant '100' at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium. At a special event held to commemorate the day, the International Cricket Council (ICC), together with Sri...
  • Sri Lanka chief defends coach Marsh's sacking January 28, 2012

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's cricket chief defended the sacking of Australian coach Geoff Marsh and the selection of a new team captain, saying the changes would help usher in a new era of "cricketing excellence." "We will reap the benefits of these changes in the fullness of time," Sri Lanka Cricket president...
  • Dharmadasa elected as SLC chief January 3, 2012

    Colombo: Businessman Upali Dharmadasa on Tuesday won an uncontested election to become the new president of Sri Lanka Cricket after his rivals withdrew from the contest, claiming it was flawed. Other officials, including two vice presidents and a secretary, were also elected to the board after their opponents dropped out...
  • Dharmadasa to run for SLC presidency December 5, 2011

    Colombo: Upali Dharmadasa, who headed the last of the interim committees which ran the nowdissolved Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), will contest the elections for the top post. "I will be contesting for the post of president based on my past record of service," Dharmadasa told PTI. He was the president of SLC...