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Mon, 19 Aug 2019
Former Richmond College Skipper Charith Asalanka has been selected to lead the Sri Lanka Emerging Team for the tour of South Africa which is scheduled to get underway from June 29.
Asalanka will lead bot
AFP - Bangladesh Coach Steve Rhodes said that if men could land on the moon, the World Cup could include reserve days for group matches after the Tigers’ fixture against Sri Lanka in Bristol was washed out completely yesterd
Pawan Sandesh of Devapathiraja MMV, Rathgama had the honour of making the first century of the Under-17 Inter-School Cricket Tournament when he slammed an unbeaten 120-ball 152 inclusive of si
India’s Shikhar Dhawan is set to discover the extent of a thumb injury that threatens the opening batsman’s ongoing participation at the World Cup.
Dhawan led India to their se
The two abandoned World Cup matches in Bristol could have cost Gloucestershire in the region of 10 to 20 thousand pounds, according to the county’s Chief Executive Will Brown.
He described the two washouts as ‘massively gutting.’
Dinura Kalupahana’s unbeaten century for Mahinda College was in vain as their Under-15 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament encounter against St. Servatius’ College, Matara fizzled out to a tame draw at Matara yesterday.
Sri Lanka pace bowler Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the Bangladesh match on Tuesday after dislocating the little finger on his bowling hand.
The 32-year-old is likely to regain fitness in a week’s time, according to ICC.
Pradeep injured him
India pulled off a magnificent 36-run victory over Australia in a high-scoring ICC Cricket World Cup fixture worked off at The Oval in London yesterday.
The defending champions chasing a formidable 352 for victory made a splendid effort before they w
After India-origin net bowler Jai Kishan was hit on his head, New Zealand cricketer Warren Barnes has recommended the use of a helmet for bowlers.
Kishan who was working with the Australian Team at The Oval was struck on the head during a training se
REUTERS - Rafael Nadal claimed a record-stretching 12th French Open title by beating Austrian fourth-seed Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 in a repeat of last year’s final yesterday.
The Spaniard, who now has 18 majors to his name, also becomes the
Former Royal College Rugby Captain and Sri Lanka centre, Ted Muttiah will be the Chief Guest for the second-leg of the 75th Bradby Shield rugby encounter which will take place on June 15 at the Royal Sports Complex in Colombo.
Ted played for Royal fr
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has assured maximum security for the Macau National Team ahead of their World Cup Qualifier which is scheduled for June 11 at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Earlier, Macau had inform
Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Pradeep who dislocated his finger while training at Bristol yesterday, was treated by an Indian doctor, according to reliable sources.
The 33-year-old fast bowler was accompanied by Sri Lanka Team Manager Ashantha de Mel and the
REUTERS - Global athletics governing body IAAF yesterday extended a ban against Russia’s athletics federation, which has been suspended since 2015 over evidence of mass doping in the sport.
Russia’s athletics federation was suspended in November
Dimuth Karunaratne insists Sri Lanka can end their wretched World Cup record against Pakistan when they clash in the 11th match of the tournament in Bristol today.
Pakistan have won all seven World Cup encounters against Sri Lanka dating back to the
AFP - Novak Djokovic reached his ninth Roland Garros semi-final yesterday, sweeping past Alexander Zverev to keep his bid to become just the second man to hold all four Slams at the same time twice firmly on track.
Top seed and world number one Dj
A career-best 187 by Ruturaj Gaikwad laid the foundation for India ‘A’ to record a 48-run win over Sri Lanka ‘A’ in the first Unofficial ODI played at Belgaum yesterday.
The match which got off to a late start due to a wet outfield was curtai
Opener Rohit Sharma scored a composed unbeaten century as India got their Cricket World Cup campaign off to a solid start with a six-wicket victory over a sloppy South African side at a vibrant Rose Bowl yesterday.
After winning the toss and elect
After recording wins in their respective opening games, Australia and the West Indies will look to fight fire with fire when they take on each other in the 10th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham today.
Sri Lanka finished their Asia Rugby Division One campaign with a huge 72-17 victory over hosts Chinese Taipei in their third place play-off match. Sri Lanka led
31-0 at half time.
New Zealand edged-out Bangladesh by two wickets in a thrilling ICC Cricket World Cup fixture worked off at The Oval in London yesterday.
New Zealand reached their victory target of 244 runs with two wickets and 17 balls to spare with Ross Taylor maki
Skipper Kamil Mishara and Ravindu Rashantha struck half centuries to steer Sri Lanka Under-19 to a comfortable five-wicket win against the visiting Pakistan Under-19 in the fifth and final Youth ODI played at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambanto
Sri Lanka Captain Dimuth Karunaratne was relieved to see his team return to winning ways at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
An opening-match thrashing at the han
South Africa recorded the lowest first powerplay score — 34 for the loss of two wickets — in World Cup 2019 in the clash against India in Southampton yesterday.
Afghanistan’s 37 for the loss
Sri Lanka pulled off a hard-fought 34-run victory over Afghanistan on the Duckworth and Lewis scoring method in their ICC Cricket World Cup seventh match played at Cardiff, Wales yesterday.
Afghanistan chasing a revised victory target of 187 runs wer
Sri Lanka won two Silver Medals and two Bronze Medals at the Asian Grand Prix Series first-leg worked off in Chongqing China yesterday.
Nadeesha Ramanayake won the Silver Medal in the Women’s 400m with a time of 53.24s while Nimali Liyanarachchi a
AFP - Roger Federer set up a mouthwatering French Open semi-final clash with Rafael Nadal yesterday when he defeated Stan Wawrinka in four sets to become the oldest Men’s Grand Slam semi-finalist in 28 years.
After conceding their first two games, South Africa now run into a powerful, and fresh, Indian side which would open their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign in Southampton today.
South Africa have had a tough initiation into this World Cup, sufferi
Having won their respective first matches rather impressively, both Bangladesh and New Zealand will want to stamp their authority when they lock horns in the ninth match of the ICC Cricket World Cup, at The Oval today.
Jason Roy and Jofra Archer have each been fined 15 percent of their match fees for incidents during England’s World Cup defeat by Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
The International Cricket Council found opener Roy had breached level one of its code of c
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