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Mon, 16 Dec 2019
Heavy rain and bad light hit the second day of the historic Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi on Thursday, Pakistan’s first home Test since a deadly attack in 2009.
Sri Lanka, resuming at 220-5, had progressed to 225-5 in 7.5 overs
An all-round performance by Yuri Koththigoda helped Richmond College record an easy first innings win over Piliyandala Central in a second round match of the Under 13 inter-school cricket tournament played at Piliyandala yesterday.
In the other ma
Pakistan’s teenage fast bowler Naseem Shah led the hosts’ recovery against Sri Lanka on a riveting opening day as test cricket returned to the country yesterday for the first time since a militant attack in 2009.
Sri Lanka started strongly but
Chamara Dharmawardene bagged the gold medal in the Men’s 73kg Lightweight category while Sri Lanka won another two silver and three bronze medals, in Judo at the 13th South Asian Games held at the Army Physical Fitness Centre in Lagankhen, Kathmand
With an unbeaten record, the Sri Lanka Men’s Under-23 cricket team effortlessly booked a place in the final, but the Women’s side suffered a shocking two-run defeat and had to settle for silver on the eighth day of the 13th South Asian Games in N
West Indies opener Lendl Simmons smashed a breezy 67 not out to help secure a series-levelling eight-wicket victory over India in the second Twenty20 International on Sunday.
After restricting the hosts to 170-7, the tourists’ big-hitting top or
Left-arm pacie Praveen Nimesh took career best bowling figures of 9 for 13, which incidentally is the best bowling returns of the ongoing Under 19 inter-school cricket tournament, laying the foundation for Gurukula MV Kelaniya to outclass St. Servati
The Sri Lanka track and field athletes added four Gold Medals to their tally with two more medals coming in from wushu and weightlifting on the fifth day of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) which continued at the Darashath Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal
Long jumper Sarangi Silva won a Gold Medal for Sri Lanka on the fourth day of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) which continued in Kathmandu, Nepal yesterday.
Gold Medallist Sarangi jumped 6.38m to record her personal best en route to win the Women
In response to an article published in the Daily Mirror of November 19 2019 titled “SLR in shambles after stubborn President’s support to Japan”, Sri Lanka Rugby President Lasitha Gunaratne has written the following letter:
I write this letter
Nilani Ratnayake bagged Sri Lanka’s first athletics Gold Medal while edging-out India’s Chanda by milliseconds in the Women’s 1,500m final on the third day of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) which continued at the Dasharath Rangashala Stadium
With regard to the reply that has been sent by Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) President Lasitha Gunaratne over the article published on Daily Mirror newspaper dated November 18, 2019 titled ‘SLR in shambles after stubborn President’s support to Japan’,
Indian cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly believes pink-ball tests are here to stay and wants the team under Virat Kohli to play at least one such match in every series.
India became the last major cricket nation to embrace day-night tests when they
The 13th South Asian Games (SAG) 2019 edition was declared open at the Dasarath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal yesterday, amidst a colourful opening ceremony.
The teams representing the se
Defending champions, Kandy Sports Club kicked-off the 2019/20 Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament in style when they outplayed Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club by 26 points (four tries and three conversions) to eight points (one try and one penalty) in
AFP - Lewis Hamilton delivered sumptuous confirmation of his title-winning supremacy yesterday when he claimed his 84th career victory and 11th in 21 races this year by dominating the season-ending ‘twilight’ Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Starting from a
Pakistan was battling to stave off defeat in the day-night second Test against Australia yesterday after being forced to follow on, with Tim Paine’s men needing seven wickets to clinch the series 2-0.
The visitors, who have lost 13 consecutive Te
Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei set a new 10km road world record in Valencia yesterday, closing out his season in style by eclipsing the previous benchmark set by Kenyan Leonard Komon.
The current 10,000m world champion, who won the IAAF World Cross
The Clifford Cup winners and Inter-Club League runners-up Havelock Sports Club would target a winning start as they face Navy Sports Club in the League Tournament curtain-raiser match at Welisar
Shashikala Siriwardena shone with an unbeaten knock of 56 to help Dambulla Women record a comfortable seven-wicket win over Colombo Women in their Women’s Inter-Provincial Cricket Tournament final played at the SSC Grounds in Maitland Place yesterd
AFP - A maiden Test century by Shamarh Brooks and wily spin bowling put the West Indies in firm command of the one-off Test against Afghanistan in Lucknow yesterday.
Brooks made 111 as the West Indies managed a lead of 90 after they were 277 all out
Gurukula MV, Kelaniya dominated proceedings against St. Anthony’s College Wattala on day one of their Under-19 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament encounter which began at Wattala yesterday.
Sri Lanka’s top eight rugby clubs, Kandy SC, CR and FC, CH and FC, Havelock SC, Police SC, Army SC, Navy SC and Air Force SC, will vie for the coveted Dialog Rugby League 2019/20 commencing on Friday (2
Marnus Labuschagne and Bradley-John Watling have achieved career-best positions in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings with epic knocks that also won them Player of the Match awards this week.
Labuschagne’s score of 185 that helped Australia to
The Dialog National Netball Tournament sponsored by Dialog Axiata PLC for the second successive year will be worked off from December 14 and 15 at the Anuradhapura Public Grounds and North Central Province Sports Complex.
This is a major tourn
Australia batsman Steve Smith says he is determined not to be dismissed again by Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah when the teams meet in the second test at Adelaide starting on Friday.
Smith was bowled by Yasir for four runs in the opening test in Bris
Former Zimbabwe cricketer Grant Flower is likely to arrive in Sri Lanka within a week’s time, it is learnt.
He is set to become the batting coach and is expected to start from December 1.
However, Flower is unlikely to travel to Pakistan, where tw
Former world tennis number one Andy Murray said he can finally play without worrying about his hip following career-saving surgery in January, but expects next year’s Australian Open to be the biggest test of his progress.
England’s Ben Te’o will feature for the Sunwolves in what will be their final season in Super Rugby, the Japanese team said on Tuesday.
Centre Te’o, who agreed a short-term deal with French club Toulon in August, will be joined at the Tokyo-
The Sri Lanka Sevens Rugby Team finished fifth at the Asia Rugby Qualifiers for the Tokyo Olympic Games, worked off in Inchon, South Korea yesterday.
South Korea booked their berth along with Japan who will host the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
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