Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Mon 20 May 2024 Trying to get as many players as possible for Lahore T20: Gurusinha Sri Lanka's Cricket Manager Asanka Gurusinha has said the board is trying to get in as many top players as possible for the team's scheduled Twenty20 International in Lahore Delayed start to Sri Lanka Premier League Sri Lanka's cricket authorities on Friday announced a delayed start to its scaled down Twenty20 premier league, without the expected international players. Rumesh Ratnayake is Sri Lanka coach Former fast bowler Rumesh Ratnayake has been appointed Sri Lanka's chief cricket coach for the home series against Australia next month. SLC decided to SLPL deferred to next year August 2012 After weeks of uncertainty, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has finally decided to defer the controversial Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) to August next year. The decision was taken at a meeting between the organisers SLC and commercial-rights owners Somerset Entertainment Ventures. In place of the SLPL, SLC will hold the usual inter-provincial Twenty20 tournament featuring five domestic sides without involving any overseas players. Sri Lanka cricket officials meet BCCI for SLPL 2011 Sri Lankan cricket officials will meet Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) bosses in Mumbai Wednesday to convince them to allow Indian players to participate in the forthcoming Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL). No Indian Players Play in SLPL T20 2011: BCCI In a development that could provide safe passage to the dozen Indian players looking to participate in the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) in July, Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) has repudiated the BCCI's concern over a private company's ownership of the League.