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  • ICC's ACSU to recommend stronger anti-corruption laws June 26, 2013

    London: In order to prosecute players, match officials and franchise owners found guilty of corrupt practices in domestic T20 leagues such as IPL, the ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) is likely to recommend stronger anti-corruption laws to its members. Sir Ronnie Flannagan, the chairman of the ACSU, is expected...
  • ICC suspends the umpires caught in sting operation October 10, 2012

    ICC has suspended the six umpires caught in India TV's sting operation willing to fix T20 matches. ...
  • SLP will help us in World T20: Hafeez August 25, 2012

    Colombo: Pakistan's Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez feels his side will have no trouble getting into the groove quickly during next month's Twenty20 World Cup as most of the team's players have managed to get a fair idea of the conditions after competing in the Sri Lankan Premier League. "Most of Pakistani...
  • SLPL: UVA Next yet to pay its foreign recruits August 16, 2012

    Karachi: Most of the overseas players participating in the inaugural Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) have received 25 per cent of their fees from the respective franchises although one of them, Uva Next, is yet to fulfill its contractual obligations. According to a report in the Express newspaper, most of the...
  • New T20 league to give Sri Lanka global reach August 3, 2012

    London: The inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) represents a golden chance to showcase the island nation to the world, said one of the organisers of this month's Twenty20 tournament. Sandeep Bhammer, chief executive of the little-known Somerset Entertainment Ventures group that has been given the rights to run the event...
  • SL cricket board assures integrity of SLPL July 21, 2012

    Colombo: The Sri Lankan cricket board on Saturday assured the integrity of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), a cricket league based on the Indian Premier League (IPL), to be staged the next month. The board's media manager Ranjith Fernando said that the SLPL will be conducted according to the International...
  • 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...
  • Waqar Younis to coach Ruhuna in SLPL July 8, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain and coach Waqar Younis will be one of the coaches in the forthcoming Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament, the organisers said. The chairman of Somerset Entertainment Ventures Limited, which is sponsoring the league, said Waqar was on the coaches panel signed on for the...
  • 56 foreign players to feature in SLPL July 6, 2012

    Colombo: The inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League will feature 56 foreign cricketers, not one of them Indian, after the seven franchises made their choices in a closed-door players' draft system here. Australia, with 18, provided the most players for the franchises with 13 Pakistani players being the next highest. Not a single...
  • Indian corporates buy all 7 SLPL franchises June 28, 2012

    Colombo: Indian business enterprises showed keen interest in the inaugural edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) and bought all the seven contesting franchises on offer, even as the BCCI decided not to allow its players to participate in the Twenty20 league. The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) had even last...
  • Gibbs to feature in Sri Lanka Premier League May 19, 2012

    Colombo: South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs, who is playing for Mumbai Indians in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), has confirmed that he will be taking part in the upcoming Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) T20 tournament. The inaugural SLPL will be played in Colombo and Pallekele from Aug 10...
  • Sri Lanka Premier League to begin from Aug 10 May 10, 2012

    Colombo: The inaugural season of the much-awaited Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), a Twenty20 tournament on the lines of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), will be played from August 10 to 31. All the matches will take place at the Premadasa stadium here and at...