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An explosive half century from Avishka Fernando set Sri Lanka on course for a series clinching victory over Bangladesh, a result the hosts completed with seven wickets in hand at the R. Premadasa Stadium, to e
Max Verstappen took full advantage of his rivals’ calamities yesterday to win an epic, rain-lashed and wildly-spectacular German Grand Prix for Red Bull ahead of Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari.
Uncapped fast bowler Jofra Archer has been included in England’s 14-man squad announced Saturday for next week’s Ashes opener against Australia, with all-rounder Ben Stokes re-appointed as vice-captain. The pair both enjoyed starring roles in Eng
International College of Business and Technology (ICBT) won the Red Bull Campus T20 National Cricket Tournament when they defeated Foundation of Goodness (FOG) by two wickets with five balls to spare in the final played at the Colts Grounds yesterday
The 67th National Snooker Championships conducted by the Billiards and Snooker Association of Sri Lanka will be held next month in Colombo.
The tournament will be played for the U. W. Sumathipala Memorial Trophy which is presented by the Sumathi Grou
Sri Lanka Emerging Team drew their Second Unofficial Test against South Africa Emerging Team at the L. C. de Villiers Oval in
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will come out for the first time after the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup in England with both teams making changes in their sides.
The two sides will play the first of three ODIs today under floodlights at the R.
Sri Lanka seamer Nuwan Kulasekara has retired from international cricket with immediate effect. Known for his ability to swing the new ball both ways, the 37-year old exits as Sri Lanka’s third-highest ODI wicket-taker among seamers, behind Chamind
Laos Rugby Union (LRU) will host the 2019 Asia Rugby Under-20 Sevens at the Vientiane Chao Vong Stadium on August 24 and 25.
This is the first time tha
Bangladesh recorded a five-wicket win over the Sri Lanka Board President’s XI in their 50-over warm-up fixture played at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo yesterday.
Mohammad Mithun, batting at n
Sri Lanka fast bowling ace Lasith Malinga will retire from 50-over internationals after Friday’s first match against Bangladesh in Colombo, the 35-year-old comfirmed on Monday.
Malinga played his last test in 2010 but continued playing the shor
Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal, who will lead his team in Mashrafe Mortaza’s absence in the upcoming three-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka, believes that the hosts will present a tough challenge in home conditions.
After a dece
Thibaut Pinot emerged as the strongest of the main contenders to win the Tour de France after dominating his rivals for the second successive day in the 15th stage, a 185km mountain battle won by Briton Simon Yates yesterday.
The Frenchman, who claim
India’s Cricket Selectors yesterday named Rishabh Pant as their preferred wicket-keeper for all three formats for next month’s tour of the West Indies with the future of long-serving gloves-man Mahendra Singh Dhoni still shrouded in mystery.
Team Colombo continued their winning streak when they defeated Team Kandy by 95 runs in their SLC Under-19 Super Provincial Limited Overs Cricket Tournament encounter worked off at the Dambulla Stadium yesterday.
Sri Lanka and Pakistan advanced to the final of the 14th West Asia (WA) Baseball Cup by recording comprehensive victories over Iran and India in their respective semi-final matches worked off at Diyagama yesterday.
A fine all-round performance by Kanishka Bandara helped Ranpokunugama MV record a convincing nine-wicket win against Susamayawardena MV, Colombo in their Under-15 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament e
Minister of Sports Harin Fernando yesterday urged the entire coaching staff of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to step down after the home series against Bangladesh.
The Minister in a letter to the SLC urged the present coaching staff to step down and re-neg
As the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited fresh applications for the head coach and support staff of the cricket team, Indian media reported that some of the candidates who are likely to apply for the post includes Sri Lanka’s
Lumbini MV who suffered a close 22-26 defeat to Ananda in the semi-final encounter has been elevated and will meet Thurstan College in the Premier Trophy Knock-Out Rugby Tournament final scheduled to be played on July 19 at the Royal College Sports C
Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) and the Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) agreed yesterday that the President’s Trophy Knock-Out Rugby Tournament final would be played on Saturday after crunch talks between the two organisations last even
Former Sri Lanka World Cup winning Captain Arjuna Ranatunga yesterday claimed that New Zealand and England should have been declared joint champions after the dramatic finish to the 2019 final at Lord’s on Sunday.
He also added that Sri Lanka canno
An unbeaten knock of 78 by Ahan Wickramasinghe and a four-wicket haul by Praveen Nimesh helped Colombo to record a massive 147-run win over Dambulla in their Under-19 Super Provincial Cricket Tournament e
Anjalika Kurera won the Women’s Singles title at the 104th Colombo Tennis Championships when she defeated Rukshika Wijesooriya 6-2, 6-2 in the final played at the SLTA Courts in Green Path, Colombo yesterday.
Anjalika, a student of Ave Maria
AFP - Bangladesh are resting all-rounder Shakib al Hasan but have retained Skipper Mashrafe Mortaza for the three-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka later this month, officials said yesterday.
Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam and top-o
Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga has invited his mentor Champaka Ramanayake to witness his ‘farewell match’ – the first ODI against Bangladesh which will be played on July 26 at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
“He has specially in
Sri Lanka put up a gallant performance before going down fighting 55-65 to Samoa in their Netball World Cup Group ‘E’ encounter worked off at the M and S Bank Arena Indoor Stadium in Liverpool, England yesterday.
Sri Lanka got off to a fine st
Sri Lanka and Pakistan put up a dominant display to seal their semi-final berth on day two of the 14th West Asia (WA) Baseball Cup tournament which continued at Diyagama yesterday.
Sri Lanka secured a comfortable 19-0 victory over Nepal in the openin
They did it the hard way and with the finest of margins possible, but England finally ended their 44-year wait for a Cricket World Cup title at Lord’s yesterday.
It was the closest final in history – it could not p
England surged into their first World Cup final for 27 years with a sensational eight-wicket demolition of Australia at Edgbaston yesterday.
The hosts will have the chance to lift the trophy for the first time when they meet New Zealand at Lord’s
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