Island Cricket

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Island Cricket
Island Cricket Logo
Logo of Island Cricket
Island Cricket Home Page
Screenshot of Island Cricket Home page as of 7 September 2015
Type of site
Cricket related website
Available in English
Editors Fan-submitted content
Website www.island-cricket.com
Alexa rank Decrease 85,039 in world, (1,025 in Sri Lanka) (Oct 2015)[1]
Commercial Yes
Registration Optional
Launched December 2008; 9 years ago (2008-12)
Current status Active

Island Cricket is a sports website that contains news, photos, videos, blogs, columns and interviews relating to the Sri Lanka cricket team.[2]

Certain sections of the website contain fan-submitted content, where fans of the Sri Lanka cricket team can create a free account and submit news articles, photos and videos.

The website has become an important part of Sri Lanka's media landscape, with its independent and unbiased news reporting and widely read editorials. Renowned cricket writer and historian Gideon Haigh has referred to Island Cricket as an "indispensable source" for Sri Lanka cricket news.[3]

The website was adjudged the Best Sports and Entertainment Website in Sri Lanka and has also won the Bronze Award for ‘Best Sri Lankan Website’.[4][5][6]

In 2010, Island Cricket won The Best Entertainment Website award at the Best Web - Sri Lanka web awards.[7][8]

The website won the award for Best Sports and Entertainment Website in Sri Lanka for 2014, which was the second-consecutive year the website has received the award at Sri Lanka's only web awards.[9]

References

  1. ^ "Island Cricket Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-10-06.
  2. ^ Island Cricket - Info | Facebook
  3. ^ A Catastrophic Reign | theaustralian.com.au
  4. ^ http://digit.lk/island-cricket-wins-awards-at-bestweb-awards-2013/
  5. ^ http://www.bestweb.lk/2015/05/07/2013-overall-bronze-award-the-gold-award-in-the-sports-entertainment-category/
  6. ^ http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=85734
  7. ^ Best Sri Lankan website recognized | Ceylon Daily News
  8. ^ Cricket website wins 'Best Entertainment Website' in Sri Lanka Web Awards | Asian Tribune
  9. ^ Island Cricket wins award | Ceylon Today

External links

  • Official website


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