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Sun, 26 Jan 2020
Suranga Lakmal took four for 27 to set up Sri Lanka for a 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the first Test in Harare on Thursday.
Resuming on 30 without loss and needing 157 to make Sri Lanka bat again, Zimbabwe recovered from the loss of three early
Yohan Liyanage and Jayavihan Mahavithana shone for Thurstan College against St. Thomas’ College Matara on day one of the Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter played at Thurstan ground.
Yohan’s five-wicket haul helpe
St. Sylvester’s College made very slow progress in their Under-19 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament encounter against St. Anthony’s College, Katugastota which began at Kurunegala yesterday.
Half tons by Prashan Kalhara and Harindu Palihawadana helped Royal College, Colombo record an easy first innings win over D.S. Senanayake College in the U-19 inter-school cricket encounter concluded at the Army ground in Panagoda yesterday.
Australia U19 prevailed over traditional rivals England U19 with a thrilling last-ball two-wicket win in the ICC U19 World Cup encounter played at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley, South Africa yesterday.
Australia U19’s win came on the back of an u
Angelo Mathews struck his highest Test score with an unbeaten double century yesterday, as Sri Lanka left Zimbabwe battling to save the series opener going into the final day at Harare.
Former Skipper Mathews eclipsed his previous Test best of 160 an
England, fresh from their crushing defeat of South Africa in the third Test, are looking strong favourites to claim a series-winning victory in the fourth and final match starting on Friday.
South Africa are still struggling to come to terms with
Nazim Mohamed was elected as President of the Western Province Rugby Football Union (WPRFU) for another term at their Annual General Meeting held yesterday.
Meanwhile, Roshan Deen was elected Deputy President beating Ajantha Rodrigo by a considerabl
Angelo Mathews and Kusal Mendis both struck measured half centuries as Sri Lanka reached 295 for four at close of play on a stodgy third day of the first Test against Zimbabwe in Harare yesterday.
Mendis battled his way to 80 while former Skipper Mat
A quick-fire knock by Minod Bhanuka, who made 59 in 38 balls, and an unbeaten 60 in 34 balls by Wanidu Hasaranga helped CCC to record a thrilling four-wicket win over Chilaw Marians CC in the final of the Premier T20 inter-club cricket tournament pla
Sri Lankan Under-19 pace bowler Matheesha Pathirana was ‘unsure’ about the speed at which he bowled during the opening match of the ICC Under-19 World Cup against India Under-19 played in Bloemfontein, South Africa on Sunday.
The 17-year- old ri
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
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