Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Disciplinary inquiry against Sri Lanka's star cricket players over retirement remarks
Tue, Apr 22, 2014, 07:22 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's star cricketers Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara will face disciplinary action over remarks they made on the cricket authority Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) over their announcement of retirement.

The SLC said it has decided to conduct an inquiry on the criticisms made by Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardana after returning to Sri Lanka after winning the ICC T20 world cup.

SLC said its executive committee took this decision at a discussion held Monday (April 21) and further steps will be taken after the assessment of the disciplinary committee.

The two senior players, who recently retired from international T20 matches, criticized the SLC on how their retirement was handled.

The two senior players announced their retirement from the T20 format to the media first during the World T20 in Dhaka before informing the cricket board. The SLC said the players should have informed their intentions to the authority first and not to the media.

Both Sangakkara and Jayawardena announced their retirement officially upon returning from Bangladesh.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Visiting Indian Army Chief meets Sri Lanka's Prime Minister
-- [30 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka’s CIC sells Chemifix trademark for Rs 345 million
-- [55 minutes ago]
IOM commends Sri Lanka's leadership of the Colombo Process
-- [1 hour and 4 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka and France renew commitment to deepen engagement in sports development
-- [1 hour and 17 minutes ago]
Pakistani naval ship arrives in Sri Lanka port on a goodwill visit
-- [1 hour and 40 minutes ago]
Former President says Sri Lanka's economy took a 'palpable' downturn with new government
-- [2 hours ago]
Will never compromise national security, Sri Lankan President assures
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President attends UN climate conference in Paris
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka inflation rises to 3.1 percent in November 2015
-- [4 hours ago]
All-party discussion on delimitation scheduled for December 11th

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.