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Afghanistan won by 7 wickets against Sri Lanka in ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019

November 19, 2019

Yesterday in the first round of the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019 in Bangladesh, defending champions Sri Lanka Emerging suffered their third successive loss and failed to qualify for a semi-final place.

Mumbai Indians retain core players for IPL2020

November 19, 2019

Defending champions Mumbai Indians have retained their core squad that helped them win a record fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) title earlier this year, while releasing 12 player on Friday.

First Class Umpires in Sri Lanka Cricket presented with MCC Law Book

November 6, 2019

Recently, Sri Lanka Cricket handed over the book ' Tom Smith's Cricket Umpiring and Scoring, ' which covers the Cricket Laws to its first-class umpires and umpire teachers.

Hakimi shines as Dortmund fight back to beat Inter

November 6, 2019

Borussia Dortmund defender Achraf Hakimi produced a blistering individual performance as he scored twice to help his side overhaul a two-goal deficit and beat Inter Milan 3-2 at home in their Champions League Group F clash on Tuesday.

South Africa Wins Campus Cricket 2019 title

November 6, 2019

Participating in their fourth Red Bull Campus Cricket in six years, South Africa bowled over rivals Pakistan in a match full of amazing plays and surprises. Pakistan beat defending champions Sri Lanka by 9 runs earlier in the day to make it to the finals where South Africa was already positioned and awaiting a challenger.

Sri Lanka Cricket ‘Coach Educators’ at ICCA Global Level 3 Course

November 4, 2019

The International Cricket Council has invited two of Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) ‘Coach Educators’ to be a part of its ‘Resource Panel’ to conduct the ICCA Global Level 3 Course of 2019, which is currently underway in Dubai.

Djokovic heaps praise on ‘very complete’ Medvedev

October 9, 2019

World number one Novak Djokovic hailed Daniil Medvedev as a "very complete player" on Tuesday, having lost to the young Russian in their last two matches.

Murray shows comeback could yet have fairytale ending

October 9, 2019

Andy Murray exited the Shanghai Masters in a fiery defeat but three tournaments in China offered enough evidence to suggest that

Reinach sets World Cup hat-trick record as Springboks thrash Canada

October 9, 2019

South Africa's Cobus Reinach scored the fastest hat-trick in Rugby World Cup history as the Springboks all but assured themselves of a place in the quarter-finals with a 66-7 hammering of Canada in Kobe on Tuesday.

Bhanuka Rajapaksa’s blitz seals series for Sri Lanka

October 8, 2019

Bhanuka Rajapaksa, playing only his second T20I, came up with a dazzling batting display which was followed by another strong performance with the ball from Sri Lanka as they secured their maiden bilateral T20I series win over Pakistan.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 64 runs in first Twenty20 in Lahore

October 7, 2019

Sri Lanka stunned Pakistan by 64 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Lahore on Saturday, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Sri Lanka scored 165-5 in their 20 overs with Danushka Gunathilaka scoring 57 off 38 balls including six and eight boundaries, for which he was awarded Man of the Match.

Sri Lanka announces 15-member squad for Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup

October 7, 2019

Sri Lanka cricket board announced the women’s squad to represent their country in the upcoming Women’s Emerging teams Asia Cup. The tournament which will be held in October 2019 will see participation from Asian cricket playing nations, mostly represented by their ‘A’ sides.

‘We want to nail this’ – All Blacks to show no mercy to Canada

October 2, 2019

New Zealand playing Canada may be a mismatch, but for All Blacks captain Kieran Read Wednesday’s clash in Oita is a vital step towards their target of a third consecutive World Cup.

Singapore make history with maiden T20I win over ICC full member

October 2, 2019

Singapore laid down a marker ahead of next month's T20 World Cup Qualifier, claiming their first-ever win over an ICC Full Member when they clung on to bag a four-run win over Zimbabwe in front of a home crowd at the Indian Association Ground on Sunday.

Kamindu Mendis hits career best 169 as Lanka A draw first ‘test’

October 2, 2019

ormer all-rounder of Richmond College Kamindu Mendis scored a career-best 169 yesterday in Hambantota to allow Sri Lanka A to take the first unofficial match against Bangladesh A.

India’s Rohit Sharma auditions as opener as South Africa face spin test

October 2, 2019

Limited-overs batting stalwart Rohit Sharma will have another chance to resurrect his stop-start test career, but this time as an opener, when India kick off their three-match home series against South Africa at Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.

Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Mani optimistic December Tests will be played in Pakistan

October 2, 2019

The return of limited-overs international cricket to Pakistan after a 10-year absence following a terrorist attack targeting a foreign team has coincided with a renewed plea from the country's cricket chief to recommence full, in-bound tours.

Australia’s excellence in the field establishes series victory

October 1, 2019

Australia women produced a dominant display in the field as Sri Lanka Women were overwhelmed in the second T20I at North Sydney Oval. The captain, Chamari Atapattu, could not match her heroics of the previous night as Sri Lanka managed just 8 for 85 which Australia knocked off with more than 10 overs to spare.

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 67 runs in second ODI match

October 1, 2019

Babar Azam struck an imperious first century on home soil to lead Pakistan to an imposing total, before Usman Shinwari and company had Sri Lanka five down inside 11 overs, to essentially seal a comfortable victory.

Karachi’s maiden SL vs PAK ODI washed out

September 27, 2019

Karachi's first ODI hasn't even got as far as the toss in over 10 years. Heavy rain had already continued to be a challenge in the days leading up to this game, with doubts arising as to whether the outfield would dry in time.

ICC appoints match officials for Sri Lanka series

September 26, 2019

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has appointed its match officials for Pakistan’s home series against Sri Lanka starting from Oct 27 in Karachi with the first of the three One-day Internationals before the teams clash for three T20s in Lahore.

Messi injured but Barca seal much-needed win over Villarreal

September 26, 2019

Madrid, Tuesday: Lionel Messi endured yet more injury frustration on Tuesday after going off at half-time against Villarreal but Barcelona gave their coach Ernesto Valverde some much-needed relief with a comfortable 2-1 victory.

CEAT Racing Car Team Champions at Walawa Supercross

September 26, 2019

The CEAT Racing Team clinched its second Car Team championship in three weeks at the Walawa Supercross organized by the Sri Lanka Army Regiment of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) on 22nd September,

Minnows Uruguay stun Fiji in Rugby World Cup’s first shock

September 26, 2019

Uruguay pulled off the Rugby World Cup's first shock with an amazing 30-27 win over Fiji. The South American minnows, who played their first tournament match, condemned the Pacific Islanders to their second defeat in five days to leave their hopes in tatters for qualifying for Pool D.

Sri Lankan team left for Pakistan today

September 24, 2019

Sri Lankan team left for Pakistan today expressing trust in hosts ' safety commitments, Despite reports that the team might be targeted by militants. Ten senior players citing safety issues have opted out of the trip,

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.