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Dimuth Karunaratne hits 122 as Sri Lanka finishes its Galle record chase

August 18, 2019

The historic winning streak of the Black Caps is over, That feat is no longer possible after Dimuth Karunaratne played a major role in preserving his perfect record as Test Captain as Sri Lanka raised their third consecutive victory since taking over, brushing New Zealand with a six-win win on the fifth day and picking up the complete 60 points in their first World Test Championship game.

Women’s cricket included in 2022 Commonwealth games

August 17, 2019

Before the possible inclusion of cricket in the 2028 Olympics, scheduled to take place in Los Angeles, the women’s game got

Cricket in line to be included in 2028 Olympics

August 17, 2019

Sports News from Sri Lanka: MCC World Cricket Committee Chairman Mike Gatting said that cricket could be part of the 2028

Sri Lanka to send 605 athletes for South Asian Games

August 17, 2019

Sports News from Sri Lanka: A contingent of 605 athletes is planned to take part in the South Asian Games  (SAG)

New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka Day One Match Summery

August 15, 2019

Stumps New Zealand 203 for 5 (Taylor 70*, Santner 8*, Akila 5-57) vs Sri Lanka Ross Taylor's counter-punching innings kept New Zealand alive at the end of an odd day for the visitors, most of whom seemed in control, except for the periods immediately preceding the breaks.

Handball eyes medal at South Asian Games powered by Serbian coaches

August 9, 2019

The Handball Federation of Sri Lanka (HFSL) have set their sights on winning a medal at the forthcoming South Asian Games

Danushka, Sadeera miss out on tons as Kiwis are made to sweat

August 9, 2019

New Zealand bowlers were made to work hard for their wickets in their 3-day warm-up match against a Sri Lanka

All Blacks stick with Barrett-Mo’unga experiment against Wallabies

August 9, 2019

New Zealand will persist with twin playmakers in their build-up to the Rugby World Cup, with Beauden Barrett again in the 15 jerseys and Richie Mo’unga at 10 for Saturday’s clash with Australia in Perth.

Commandos’ Pride, ‘Commando Challenge – 2019’ Thrills Motor-racing Fans in Kuda Oya

August 6, 2019

The year's Commando Regiment (CR) pride,' Commando Challenge-2019' at Kuda Oya with riders and drivers including Army riders came off the floor on Sunday (4) in the presence of a huge crowd of supporters and spectators.

New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka 2019

August 4, 2019

Tonight (03 August 2019) the New Zealand National Team will arrive in Sri Lanka to participate in a cricket series. New Zealand is going to play 02 Test Matches and 03 T20 Games during the trip. Below is the updated tour timetable.

Nuwan Kulasekara’s international cricket retirement

August 1, 2019

Former Sri Lankan pacer Nuwan Kulasekara retired with instant impact from global cricket. Renowned for his capacity to swing the new ball both ways, the 37-year-old leaves behind Chaminda Vaas and Lasith Malinga as Sri Lanka's third-highest ODI wicket-taker with 199 scalps in 184 games.

The World Test Championship is launched by the ICC

July 30, 2019

On Monday the World Test Championship (WTC) was formally initiated by the International Cricket Council.

Lankan bowlers indicate that after Malinga there is still life

July 29, 2019

Sri Lanka bowlers have achieved top performance to keep Bangladesh at 238-8 and the batsmen have taken control of 44.4 over the runs to post a seven winner victory at the second ODI played yesterday at R Premadasa Stadium.

SLC President tells the new head coach to step down after Bangladesh series

July 26, 2019

At the end of the ODI series three-game against Bangladesh, Sri Lankan President Shammi Silva said that Sri Lanka will have a fresh cricket head trainer

Thanks Malinga, Kulasekara makes a last bow.

July 25, 2019

Nuwan Kulasekara, one of the best cricketers in Sri Lanka, decided to withdraw immediately from international cricket without satisfying the request of his old teammate Lasith Malinga.

In England, Ireland 207 all out, 122 runs

July 25, 2019

On the first day in a one-off, Lord's test on Wednesday Ireland was discharged for 207 in response to England's sorrowful 85, the first-in-line lead of 122 runs.

Shanaka as the winner of the tour-opener by Mithun

July 24, 2019

Dasun Shanaka struck fast 86 of 63, including six-six, but was struck with a constant knockout of 91 balls out of 100 (11 fours, 1 six) by Mohammad Bangladesh, who started their brief trip in Sri Lanka in a one-day warm-up game yesterday with a comfortable five-wire victory over a Sri Lankan XI board president.

Champions of McLarens shuttle

July 24, 2019

McLarens Group clinched the double with winning men's and women's ‘A’ division champions at the Inter-Club Badminton tournament conducted by the Western Province Badminton Association held at the S. Thomas Gymnasium Mt Lavinia recently. In addition McLarens, the women's team won the women's B’ division title.

Lasith Malinga announced his retirement from ODIs after the 1st match against Bangladesh series

July 23, 2019

Lasith Malinga announced yesterday, July 22, 19, that he had notified Sri Lanka Cricket of his decision about his retirement from ODI. He said he had notified the Sri Lankan cricket a few days earlier that after the first game against Bangladesh he had chosen to retire from ODI's. He expanded his appreciation to all his fans as both win and defeat had become a force for him.

The West Asia Baseball Cup 2019 in Sri Lanka

July 22, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is working with the Sri Lankan Amateur Baseball / Softball Association organizing the 2019 West Asia Baseball Cup at the Diyagama Japan Friendship Baseball Stadium from 15th to 20th July 2019.While the underdogs, in 2017, Sri Lanka dethroned the winning team to clinch the title and take over the hosting rights for the 2019 West Asia Baseball Cup, with the goal of having the most significant impact on sports tourism as a focus of tourism development in Sri Lanka, with the participation of six countries including India, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, Nepal and Sri Lanka. As this is an international event, there were nearly 275 international participants and considerable international media value supposed to be USD 126,067.

Sri Lanka squad for the upcoming Bangladesh ODIs

July 20, 2019

Honorable Harin Fernando, Minister of Telecommunications, Foreign Employment and Sports, gave his approval to the upcoming cricket series vs. Bangladesh to

People flock to McIlroy, Woods return to North Ireland when Open comes back.

July 20, 2019

Portrush, Thursday: Northern Ireland's lengthy wait to host the Open Championship ends on Thursday when for the first moment since 1951 the Royal Portrush golf tournament is being held outside of Scotland and England.

The storm of Sri Lanka past Iran, the final West Asian Baseball Cup of Pakistan

July 20, 2019

Defending champions Sri Lanka stormed in the 14th West Asian Cup finals yesterday in the Sri Lanka-Japan Friendship Baseball stadium when they won a strong 10-2 win over Iran in the first quarter. In the second half of the final, Pakistan trounced India, meeting Sri Lanka on Saturday.

In order to maintain 13th place hope alive, Fiji beat SL

July 19, 2019

Fiji has won a second win at the Vitality Netball World Cup in the second stage, confirming Sri Lanka's 13th-place playoff spot against Samoa, Group E leaders heading to day six. This match was a referendum on the 13th-place game, with Fiji prevailing 59-44, and the competition decided who would face Samoa in 15th place.

Eight young players have been selected for the Cup Champions by Milo

July 19, 2019

In the first Milo Champions Cup held in Barcelona, eight young talented Sri Lankans have been chosen for a lifetime chance to compete. Milo hopes that this huge feat will be achieved once again by working with FC Barcelona.

Lewis Hamilton wins record sixth British Grand Prix after Sebastian Vettel crash

July 15, 2019

After the crash of Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton won the sixth British Grand Prix record. In a thrilling race featuring a crash between Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton took a record sixth British Grand Prix win.

In the longest Wimbledon singles final, Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer

July 15, 2019

In Wimbledon's longest singles final, Novak Djokovic saved two championship points to maintain his title in an exciting victory over Roger Federer.Djokovic won 7-6 (7-5) 1-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 13-12 (7-3) on a Center Court, with an environment that sometimes feels more similar to football than tennis.

Ben Stokes stars in New Zealand’s dramatic win

July 15, 2019

England beat New Zealand for the first time to win the men's World Cup after being tied twice to one of the most amazing cricket games ever played. In an emotional and electrical atmosphere at Lord's, both sides scored 241 in their 50 overs and as they batted for an additional over piece, they were level 15.

Bangladesh has given Sri Lanka safety clearance

July 9, 2019

On Monday (July 8), the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) stated that safety clearance was granted to visit Sri Lanka for a three-match One-Day International (ODI) series.BCB has raised some issues about traveling to the island country following the April terrorist attacks. However, BCB decided to send their own safety team for inspection after Sri Lanka Cricket promised to provide them with the greatest level of safety.

Karunaratne urges young batterers from Lanka to learn from Sharma

July 8, 2019

Sunday-Sri Lanka finished its cricket world cup in 2019 with a losing note beaten quite comprehensively by one of India's tournament favorites in the final game of the league played in Headingley on Saturday. It was his fourth defeat out of seven games finished in Sri Lanka, with skipper Dimuth Karunaratne claiming that his team's performance was sensible, given that none of them had an opportunity to win a single match or even beat Afghanistan during the World Cup.

After losing to South Africa Australia faces England half-final

July 8, 2019

Australia will play England in a' blockbuster' semi-final of the World Cup after Saturday's ten-run spectacular defeat at Old Trafford against South Africa With his third centuries of World Cup, David Warner marked his first match against South Africa since a 12-month ban on ball-tampering, but it wasn't enough to avoid Australia's second group loss.

87-year-old fan of India ; Virat Kohli has blessed

July 5, 2019

While India won their match against Bangladesh at the ICC World Cup 2019 on Tuesday (July 2) to reach the semi-finals, a special fan stole the show at the Edgbaston ground in Birmingham. The Virat Kohli-led Indian team defeated Bangladesh by 28 runs to reach the last-four stage. While the ‘men in blue’ have received massive support in England and Wales throughout the 10-team tournament, a supporter in the stands caught everyone’s attention.

As West Indians see Afghanistan, Gayle strikes

July 5, 2019

Chris Gayle removed Afghanistan top-scorer Ikram Alikhil with his tame off-breaks as the West Indies secured just their second win of a chastening World Cup campaign on Thursday. The Caribbean side scored 311 for six in their 50 overs in Leeds and although the Afghans put up a brave fight, they ultimately went down by 23 runs.

We wanted Pooran’s wicket so hard that I didn’t regret being wounded, tells Mathews, the game changer

July 3, 2019

Former Angelo Mathews was unable to play the position he was selected for at a pretty normal Cricket World Cup 2019. As a batsman of medium order, he just had one fifty an unbeatable 85, to display several low ratings against Britain.

Sharma ton assists India to win the semi-final spot of the World Cup

July 3, 2019

India opener Rohit Sharma hit his fourth century of the World Cup as Virat Kohli’s side booked their place in the semi-finals with a 28-run win over Bangladesh at Edgbaston. Sharma’s attacking 104 laid the foundation of India’s 314 for nine after Kohli elected to bat first in India’s penultimate match of the league phase. Yet for the second match in a row Sharma - as happened during India’s 31-run defeat by England at Edgbaston - was dropped in single figures before making a hundred.

Sri Lanka rejected West Indies in a record follow-up deal

July 2, 2019

Despite a splendid 118 from Nicholas Pooran against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street, West Indies dropped 23 runs short of a record World Cup run chase. The Windies were 84-4 in the 18th over, set 339 after a maiden century from Sri Lanka's Avishka Fernando. Pooran performed some swashbuckling shots, with Fabian Allen's able support (51).

India’s Vijay Shankar ruled with a broken toe from the World Cup

July 2, 2019

Birmingham, Monday: India all-rounder Vijay Shankar has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup with a toe fracture, the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced on Monday. “Vijay Shankar sustained a non-displaced fracture of the left big toe, which will require a minimum of three weeks to heal. The injury rules him out of the ongoing World Cup,” said a BCCI statement.

Salah scores as Uganda’s Eqypt Beat.

July 1, 2019

By beating Uganda in Cairo to progress into the last 16 as Group A winners, Egypt retained its ideal beginning to its Africa Cup of Nations campaign. With a fantastic free-kick halfway through the first half, Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah opened the scoring.

Minnows to win group Madagascar Stun Nigeria at Afcon.

July 1, 2019

Madagascar caused the Africa Cup of Nations shock to the extent that they beat Nigeria's three-time winners 2-0. On their Afcon debut, the Indian Ocean islanders were the surprise package, claiming four points from their first two matches in Egypt.

Spain beat Germany to win its fifth Under-21 European Championship.

July 1, 2019

Fabian Ruiz opened the scoring from Mikel Oyarzabal's pass for Spain with a surging run and a 25-yard strike. Dani Olmo increased the lead with a smart chip after the shot of Ruiz fumbled by Alexander Nubel before the late deflected comfort of Nadiem Amiri.

In the victory of the World Cup hosts, Jonny Bairstow & Liam Plunkett star.

July 1, 2019

With a superb show, England reignited their World Cup campaign to defeat India by 31 runs at an Edgbaston electric. The hosts bounced back from consecutive losses to defeat the only unbeaten team remaining in the tournament and with a victory over New Zealand on Wednesday will definitely reach the semi-finals.

South Africa Vs Sri Lanka Match Update

June 28, 2019

35th match, ICC Cricket World Cup at Chester-le-Street, Jun 28 2019 | 03:00 PM IST |#CWC19

Squad :

South Africa Team

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Mohamed Salah move Egypt into last 16 of Africa Cup of Nation

June 27, 2019

Mohamed Salah created one and scored one as Egypt's hosts beat DR Congo 2-0 to move into the Africa Cup of Nations' last 16.

Pakistan beat New Zealand to keep semi-final hopes

June 27, 2019

Pakistan held alive their hopes of a semi-final World Cup location as they relocated to England with a six-wicket win over New Zealand.

Three brand new teams to join

June 26, 2019

The MCA ‘G’ division 25-Over League Tournament, the last of the main tournaments in the MCA 2019 calendar, sponsored by Stafford Motor Co. Ltd,

The President congratulates the gymnastics team of Lanka

June 26, 2019

The 16th World Gymnastics Festival will be held from July 7-13 in Dornbirn, Austria and the two men’s and women’s teams met President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. 

Shakib leads Bangladesh to amazing victories over Windies

June 18, 2019

TAUNTON, Monday – Bangladesh's world-class all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan struck his second century continuing Cricket World Cup and shared an enterprising fourth place stand of 189 off 135 balls with Liton Das to guide his squad to their historic largest run chase and a wonderful victory over West Indies by seven wickets on the County floor here on Monday.

Australia Vs. Pakistan Match Update

June 12, 2019

17th match, ICC Cricket World Cup at Taunton, Jun 12 2019 | 03:00 PM IST | #CWC19

Squad :

Australia Team :

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka rained off

June 12, 2019

Due to rain, a record third World Cup match was dropped as Bangladesh's game against Sri Lanka was called off without bowling a ball.

Bangladesh Vs. Sri Lanka Match Update

June 11, 2019

16th match, ICC Cricket World Cup at Bristol, Jun 11 2019 | 03:00 PM IST

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