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Ben Stokes was Wednesday named the International Cricket Council player of the year, capping an unforgettable 2019 for the swashbuckling England all-rounder that included a match-winning knock at the World Cup.
Stokes won the coveted Sir Garfield
Sri Lanka’s national selection panel headed by Ashantha de Mel has urged the board “to take care of” Akila Dananjaya. The 26-year-old all rounder has been suspended for his bowling action.
“Akila is an important member of our team. His ban
A fine knock of 98 by Avishka Perera helped Nalanda College coast to an easy 103-run win over Gurukula MV, Kelaniya in their Under-19 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament encounter which concluded at Campbell Place yesterday.
Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur has emphasized the need for his team’s batsmen to better negotiate the middle overs in the ongoing T20I series against India.
“Our coach is speaking to each individual player and wants them to stay at the wicket and
Left-handed batsman Nipun Dananjaya, who had also featured in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 in New Zealand, will lead Sri Lanka in the tournament’s 13th edition, beginning on January 17 in Kimberly, South Africa.
Dananjaya didn’t get a
The outfield dried up after persistent rains, but it were the damp spots on the pitch right near the popping crease that forced the first T20I between India and Sri Lanka being called off at Guwahati’s Barsapara Cricket Ground yesterday.
Navy Sports Club and Air Force Sports Club will look to register their first win this season when they battle it out in their Dialog Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament fixture at Welisara today.
De Mazenod College, Kandana were in command in their Under-19 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament encounter against St. Sylvester’s College which began at Kandana yesterday.
Chanaka Harischandra – captain of Police Sports Club – has been ruled out with a knee injury ahead of their Inter-Club League Tournament match against CH & FC at Police Park today (3).
The Number Eight failed to t
The Sri Lankan Cricket Team, led by veteran pacer Lasith Malinga, arrived in Guwahati yesterday for the three-match T20I series against India.
The Sri Lankan Team headed straight to the team hotel amid thick security cover.
The members of the Indian
Sri Lanka’s 25-year-old right-hand batsman Kusal Mendis is unlikely to find a place in the playing XI for the first Twenty20 International against India which is scheduled for January 5 in Guwahati.
Alireza Jahanbakhsh’s spectacular overhead kick earned Brighton a share of the points against Chelsea and dampened Frank Lampard’s New Year celebrations yesterday as Aston Villa secured a vital win
Chelsea’s 1-1 draw on Englan
Sumit Ghadigaonkar continued his batting prowess and together with Rumesh Buddika helped Chilaw Marians CC record a comfortable 91-run win over NCC in their SLC Premier Limited Over Cricket Tournament final played
England centre Henry Slade is a doubt for the start of the Six Nations in February after his club Exeter said he faces six to eight weeks on the sidelines due to a small ankle fracture.
The 26-year-old sustained the injury in the Premiership earli
Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) has opted to bring in a foreign referee for the mouthwatering clash between CR & FC and Kandy Sports Club at Longdon Place on Saturday (4).
Although the decision has still not been
Chilaw Marians CC and NCC came out victorious in their respective SLC Premier Limited Over Cricket Tournament semi-final encounters worked off yesterday.
Chilaw Marians CC coaste
St. Benedict’s College missed out an outright victory by just three runs as Royal College, Colombo held on determinedly to force a draw to their Inter-Schools Under-19 Cricket Tournament encounter w
Master batsman Steve Smith ground out an unbeaten 77 to put Australia in the driving seat after the opening day of the second Test against New Zealand yesterday.
In the Black Caps’ first Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) since 1
Sri Lanka’s place kicking sensation ThilinaWijesinghe faces a hefty ban having tested positive for a banned substance.
Kandy full-back has been a consistent performer in the Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament for the last few years which paved the
Sri Lanka opener Oshada Fernando struck a maiden century to delay Pakistan’s victory quest after the home team’s top four all scored hundreds in the second Test in Karachi yesterday.
Set a daunting 476 runs to win, Sri Lanka were tottering at 97
A fine all-round performance by Navod Paranavithana helped Sri Lanka record a convincing 77-run win over England in the Under-19 Tri-Nation Cricket Tournament final played in Antigua, West Indies on Saturday.
It was sweet revenge for Sri Lanka Under-
The 22nd Army Para Games, sponsored by Dialog Axiata PLC is set to take place from December 27 to 29 at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo.
A total of 700 differently-able servicemen, from across eleven regiments will battle it out for top honours i
Thisara Sachinthana shone with a six-wicket haul for Taxila Central, Horana on day one of their Under-19 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament encounter against Anuradhapura Central which began at Horana yesterday.
A fine half century from Dasun Achira and a five-wicket haul by Nadun Kalhara helped Nalanda Boys’ School, Minuwangoda record a comfortable five-wicket win over Harischandra National School, Negombo in their Under-19 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournamen
After the truncated first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi, expectations are high ahead of the second Test, with forecasts pointing to improved weather conditions in Karachi from today (19).
Four players of the visiting Sri Lanka Cricket team underwent a doping test on the eve of the second Test which begins in Karachi today.
According to the sources cl
After having played their first Test on Pakistan soil the National Team members cannot wait for the second and final Test against Sri Lanka starting at the National Stadium in Karachi on Thursday.
With the first match ending in a draw their Captain A
REUTERS - Ellyse Perry has led an Australian sweep of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Annual Awards with the all-rounder named Women’s Cricketer and One-Day International (ODI) player of 2019, the
Sri Lanka Coach Mickey Arthur yesterday said ongoing opponent Pakistan holds a special place in his heart and he is happy to be back in the country where he coached for three years.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) removed Arthur as National Coach af
Dushan Vimukthi cracked his third successive half century to guide Army SC to a convincing 141-run win over BRC on the Duckworth/Lewis scoring method in their SLC Premier Limited Over Cricket Tournament encounter played at Dombagoda yesterday.
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