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Afghan Cricket star Zadran fifty sets up record win for Afghanistan

September 17, 2019

Najibullah Zadran struck a blistering half-century as Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 28 runs in Saturday's first game of the Twenty20 International tri-nation tournament in Dhaka.

Sri Lanka Insurance cricket champs at inaugural quadrangular sports festival

September 17, 2019

With the participation of DFCC bank, Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation, Hilton Hotel, and host Lake House, the inaugural quadrangular sports festival arranged by the Lake House Sports Club under the patronage of its chairman Krishantha Cooray have become a resounding success.

Man City stunned by Norwich as the Premier League leader in Liverpool

September 17, 2019

Manchester City succumbed to a first Premier League defeat since January in amazing fashion to the newly promoted Norwich 3-2 on Saturday as Liverpool opened up a five-point lead at the top of the table by beating Newcastle 3-1.

Gunner Supercross on October 6 in Minneriya

September 17, 2019

The Artillery Regiment made all arrangements at the Artillery Complex Minneriya on Sunday, October 06, 2019 to hold the Gunner Supercross 2019, the country's most popular autosport event. The magnificent event, organised for the 14th successive year in association with Sri Lanka Auto-sports Drivers Association (SLADA),

Sri Lankan weightlifters to take part in World Championships

September 16, 2019

Weightlifters from Sri Lanka will participate in the World Weightlifting Championships to be held in Thailand from September 16 to 27. Sri Lanka's eight-member squad includes six males and two females. The skilled Sri Lankan weight lifter Chintana Geethal Vidhanage, the former Olympian and gold and silver medal winner, is the highest player in this squad, taking part in the 81 kg weight class, while Sudesh Pieris,

ICC to review security arrangements in Pakistan

September 16, 2019

According to sources, the International Cricket Council will review safety provisions in Pakistan prior to the Sri Lankan series. The ICC will evaluate the safety plans, according to the sources of the Urdu daily, before appointing neutral umpires and matching referees.

Sasindu & Shashikala from Makandura CC win Nestomalt marathon tournament

September 16, 2019

H. G. Sasindu (Makandura CC) Sankalpa and K. Shashikala Dilshani (Makandura CC) from both the Southern Province won the 14 km All Island Nestomalt marathon for the boys and girls, while Ambagasdowa President's College was awarded the general champions when the much-anticipated college marathon in Giriulla was played out on Saturday.

Sri Lanka won by 37 runs against New Zealand

September 6, 2019

Sri Lankan skipper Lasith Malinga wreaked havoc with one yorker after another on New Zealand batsmen to assist his squad in a low-scoring affair come out on top.

4/4 -Lasith Malinga did amazing again

September 6, 2019

In a devastating blitz against New Zealand in Kandy, Sri Lankan captain Lasith Malinga has sensationally taken four wickets in four balls to become the first bowler to claim five international hat-tricks.

Laith Malinga highest Wicket Taker in T20 format

September 2, 2019

On Sunday, Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga became the T20I cricket's highest wicket-taker, exceeding all-rounder Shahid Afridi from Pakistan.

New Zealand fought to topple Sri Lanka in first T20 match

September 2, 2019

Sports News from Sri Lanka: A bruising 79-run fourth-wicket standing off 37 balls between Ross Taylor and Colin de Grandhomme energized

Ajantha Mendis retires from all forms of cricket

August 30, 2019

Ajantha Mendis, perhaps the initial mystery spinner of cricket in the era of video analysis, announced his retirement from all game types. The last 34-year-old played international cricket in 2015, an ODI in Christchurch against New Zealand.

Under 19 Asia Cup Match Schedule

August 30, 2019

Under 19 Asia Cup Match Schedule

Nipun Dhananjaya to lead Sri Lanka in under 19 Asia Cup

August 30, 2019

Nipun Dhananjaya will lead the fifteen-member Sri Lanka under 19 team for the Asia Cup to be played in Sri Lanka from September 5 to 14 Eight teams will participate in the tournament The team has been approved by the Minister of Telecommunications, Foreign Employment and Sports Harin Fernando.

Dialog Gaming Concludes Grand Finale of Game Hero – Season 3

August 29, 2019

Dialog Gaming by Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, held the highly anticipated grand finale of season 3 of the Game Hero Tournament for Super Jones, which offered the biggest prize pool for any mobile gaming competition in Sri Lanka with a total cash prize of Rs. 3 million.

Malinga returns to lead Sri Lanka in New Zealand T20Is

August 28, 2019

Veteran bowler Lasith Malinga, who recently retired from ODI cricket, will guide Sri Lanka against New Zealand in the three-game T20I series, starting in Pallekele on 1 September.

ICC Chairman supports Sri Lankan cricket development

August 26, 2019

During his visit to Sri Lanka, Shashank Manohar, the president of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the world cricket governing body, met with President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

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.