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Fri, 15 Jan 2021
Off-spinner Dom Bess claimed five wickets to help bowl out Sri Lanka for 135 and give England the advantage on day one of a Test that took 10 months to start yesterday.
Bess, who returned figures of 5-30, combined with paceman Stuart Broad, who to
England begins a busy year of Test cricket with an expected trial by spin in Sri Lanka when the first Test in Galle gets underway tomorrow.
The name ‘Perumal’ strikes fondly on the mind of any rugby supporter from the Central Hills.
For Trinitians, he is a household name, being a cheerleader for Trinity College sports since 1963 when he was only just 17 years old.
A battered and bruised India Team batted resiliently through the final day to snatch a remarkable draw in the third Test against Australia yesterday, leaving an engrossing series tied at 1-1 heading into the final match in Brisbane.
A hobbling Hanuma
India were battling to avoid defeat against Australia after losing two wickets before the close of play yesterday in a third Test marred by allegations of racist abuse from the Sydney crowd.
The hosts declared their second innings at tea on day four
The National Badminton Championship will be held from February 14 to 20, Sri Lanka Badminton (SLB) announced.
Following the success of the Lanka Shuttle Challenge 2020 in December, the Badminton Nationals will be conducted at the SLB and MBA courts.
Jonny Bairstow is hopeful of an England recall for the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on January 14 and could reprise the number three batting role from which he scored the last of his six Test centuries in Colombo in 2018.
Bairstow is als
Australian batsman Will Pucovski made an impressive debut (62) in the third Test against India at the Sydney Crick
Former Sri Lanka national table tennis champion Lalith Priyantha, who is now a coach, is exhausted thinking of ways to survive during the present pandemic.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) yesterday, appointed a three-member Election Committee (EC), following an Extraordinary General Meeting
Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) in collaboration with Sri Lanka Air Force is set to introduce an inter-club 7’s rugby tournament which has been named as the ‘Commander’s Cup.’
Although the exact d
Former Police Sports Club rugby player, Asoka Jayasena has been appointed Chairman of Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) Selection Committee.
Jayasena one of the finest forwards produced by Sri Lanka having started off his career at Police SC, moved to Kandy SC
Over Rs. 40 million has been spend by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for accommodation and food for its officials, drivers and for teams for the recently completed Lanka Premier League (LPL) T20 Cricket
The Kegalle District Table Tennis Association (KDTTA) has decided to conduct the Maheepala Herath Challenge Trophy All-Island Table Tennis Tournament on January 30 and 31.
South Africa completed a sweep of their two match series against Sri Lanka as they strolled to a 10-wicket win on the third day of the second Test yesterday.
The Netball Federation of Sri Lanka (NFSL) has decided to commence National Pool training from January 7.
Out of the 52 members who underwent medical tests in December conducted by the Institute of Sports Medicine (ISM), 40
Vishwa Fernando took his first five-wicket haul in Tests as Sri Lanka fought back on the second day of the second and final Test against South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg yesterday.
But the tourist
South African seamer Anrich Nortje claimed a career-best sixwicket haul and opener Dean Elgar backed it up with an unbeaten 92 runs as the home team forged an early advantage over Sri Lanka on the opening day of the second test.
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has overtaken Australia’s Steve Smith and India captain Virat Kohli to be the number o
Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVB) general secretary A.S. Nalaka has been appointed a member of the Marketing and Development Committee of the Asian Volleyball Federation (AVF) for a four-year period. There are 65 members in th
Rookie seam bowlers Wiaan Mulder and Lutho Sipamla took two wickets each as South Africa bowled injury-hit Sri Lanka out for 180 to
Shanika Lakshani, a rising 18-year-old athlete from Holy Cross College, Gampaha shattered a 35-year-old Junior National record in
Opener Dean Elgar fell five runs short of a century as South Africa climbed to 317 for four at the close of play on day two of the first Test against injury-hit Sri Lanka at Centurion Park on Sunday.
Sri Lankan all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva’s participation in the ongoing Test against South Africa is ruled out, according
Sachini Perera of Army set a new Sri Lanka record in the women’s Pole Vault event on the second day of the 98th National Athletic Championship held at the Sugathadasa Stadium yesterday.
Dialog Axiata PLC will continue its long-standing partnership with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) as the Official National Team Sponso
Eighteen-year-old Navod Paranavithana is one of the most successful schoolboy cricketers produced by Mahinda Colleg
Sri Lankan batsman Oshada Fernando is well on his recovery path, according to team manager and selector on tour Ashantha de Mel.
Former athletic coach and Vidyartha College ruggerite, Nimal Sri Kosgollage passed away after a brief illness in Kurunegala yesterday.
The Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVB) has decided to conduct a two-day workshop for Galle District Volleyball Coaches on January 16 and 17 at the Volleyball House in Galle.
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