Sri Lanka Cricket Elections

  • Sumathipala out of Sri Lanka Cricket presidency race March 25, 2013

    Colombo: Thilanga Sumathipala, the front-runner to become the head of Sri Lanka Cricket has been disqualified to contest the election next month. Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said the nomination of Sumathipala, a former President, has been rejected. Objections were raised against his nomination over his links to sporting bookies and...
  • Sumathipala claims 'clearance by ICC' to vie for presidency March 9, 2013

    Colombo: Thilanga Sumathipala has claimed to have been cleared by the ICC to vie for President's post during the upcoming Sri Lanka Cricket's election on March 30. Irwin Jayawardena, a spokesman for the twice former SLC President Sumathipala told local media that ICC President Alan Issac has cleared Sumathipala in...
  • 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...