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Stokes, Pope put England on top

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 11

Centuries by Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope, followed by two late wickets, put England in a dominant position on the second day of the third Test against South Africa at St. George’s Park today (17).


Airmen stun CH 39-22 at Ratmalana

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 25

Air Force Sports Club made full use of their home advantage to register their first victory in the Dialog Rugby League defeating CH & FC by 39 points (four goals, one try and two penalties) to 22 poin


Army – Police ends in stalemate

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 16

Army SC (four tries, three conversions) and Police SC (four tries, three conversions) had to settle for a 26-26 stalemate in their final match of the opening round of the Dialog Inter-Club Rugby Leagu


Injury-hit CR face tough task against Navy

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 29

An injury-hit CR & FC Team will take on a buoyant Navy SC outfit in their Dialog Inter-Club ‘A’ Division League Rugby Tournament first-round encounter at Longden Place tomorrow (18).


Ghafari six gives Afghanistan U19 stunning win

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 16

An impressive bowling return of 6 for 15 by spinner Shafiqullah Ghafari and half tons from Imran Mir and Ibrahim Zadran helped Afghanistan 19 pull off a stunning seven wicket win over host South Afric


Clash of the Titans

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 78

Kandy Sports Club are set to face Havelock Sports Club in what is expected to be their toughest fixture so far in this season’s Dialog Rugby League tournament, at Havelock Park tomorrow (6.30p.m).


Stokes, Pope regain advantage for England in third Test

16 Jan 2020 - 0     - 10

World cricketer of the year Ben Stokes survived three reviews by South Africa as he and Ollie Pope regained the initiative for England on the first day of the third Test at St George’s Park on Thurs


Stumbling CH face Air Force at Ratmalana

16 Jan 2020 - 0     - 19

CH & FC are scheduled to face eighth-placed Air Force Sports Club in their match-week seven fixture of the Dialog Rugby League 2019/20 at Ratmalana tomorrow (17).


Sooriyapperuma, Iroshan out with injuries

16 Jan 2020 - 0     - 20

Police Sports Club are facing major injury worries as flanker Udara Sooriyapperuma and centre Iroshan Silva have been ruled out of their final fixture of the Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament’s fir


Ragama CC end campaign on winning note

15 Jan 2020 - 0     - 27

Ragama CC ended their SLC Premier T20 Inter-Club Cricket Tournament league campaign on a winning note with a 31-run win over CCC in their match worked off at the P. Sara Oval today (15).


Stokes named ICC player of the year after landmark 2019

15 Jan 2020 - 0     - 15

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


Australia thrash India by 10 wickets

14 Jan 2020 - 0     - 55

Australia openers David Warner and Aaron Finch both hit centuries to complement their bowlers’ inspired display as the touring side handed out a 10-wicket thrashing to India in the opening one-day i


Kusal Perera left out of SL Test Squad

14 Jan 2020 - 0     - 48

Sri Lanka’s Durban hero Kusal Janith Perera was left out of the Sri Lanka Test Squad that will leave for Zimbabwe on Thursday while former Captain Suranga Lakmal returned having missed the tour of P


Mathilda Karlsson targetting final round at Tokyo Olympics

11 Jan 2020 - 0     - 166

She may be the first ever showjumper representing Sri Lanka to qualify for the Olympics, but Mathilda Karlsson has targeted more than just participation at this year’s Tokyo games.


Police SC rally to beat Airmen 36-15

11 Jan 2020 - 0     - 26

Police Sports Club produced a superb second-half rally to beat Air Force Sports Club 36-15 in their Dialog Inter-Club ‘A’ Division League Rugby Tournament first-round fixture played at Ratmalana o


Navy pull off last-minute heist to topple Army

11 Jan 2020 - 0     - 33

Navy SC managed a sensational comeback in the closing moments of the game to record a 35 points (five tries, five conversions) to 34 (five tries, three conversions, one penalty) victory over Army SC i


Injury-hit Airmen host red-hot Police

09 Jan 2020 - 0     - 25

Air Force Sports Club are facing a major injury crisis ahead of their Dialog Rugby League clash against red-hot Police Sports Club at Ratmalana tomorrow (10).


SLC declares open new player accommodation facility

09 Jan 2020 - 0     - 108

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), today (09), declared opened a new facility in the High Performance Centre of the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, to provide accommodation facilities for cricketers.


Cage Cricket Returns to Sri Lanka

09 Jan 2020 - 0     - 103

First introduced in 2017, Cage Cricket has returned to Sri Lanka with its Head of London and Princes Trust Team Leader Sheromie Brewster, who conducted a handful of sessions recently with the young me


Confident Navy eye second straight win

09 Jan 2020 - 0     - 17

Navy Sports Club will look to register their second win in the Dialog Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament when they take on Army Sports Club in their first-round fixture at Welisara tomorrow (10).


Mahela, Angelo guide NCC to third win

08 Jan 2020 - 0     - 57

Mahela Udawatta cracked an unbeaten 57-ball 69 that included three boundaries and four sixes while Skipper Angelo Perera made a run-a-ball 44 to help NCC record their third successive victory with a c


Dananjaya to lead SL in U-19 WC

08 Jan 2020 - 0     - 48

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


Lyon roars as Australia crush NZ to sweep series

06 Jan 2020 - 0     - 19

Spinner Nathan Lyon took 10 wickets for the match as Australia underlined their absolute dominance of New Zealand with a crushing 279-run victory in the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) t


Rain plays spoilsport, match called off

06 Jan 2020 - 0     - 34

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


Havies looking to build on momentum

03 Jan 2020 - 0     - 37

Havelock SC will be looking to take forward their good form when they scrum down against Army SC in their Dialog Inter-club League Rugby Tournament match-up at the Army Grounds tomorrow.


Vunivosa, Iroshan down CH 36-22

03 Jan 2020 - 0     - 48

Police Sports Club humiliated CH and FC following another storming second-half performance with the centre combination of Iroshan Silva and Emosi Vunivosa brushing aside the Maitland Crescent Club 36


Labuschagne ton as Australia take advantage of depleted Kiwis

03 Jan 2020 - 0     - 18

Marnus Labuschagne hit his fourth century in just 14 Tests to guide Australia into a commanding position against virus-hit New Zealand on the opening day of the third Test in Sydney today (03).


Weeraratne return a timely boost for Kandy

03 Jan 2020 - 0     - 195

Roshan Weeraratne is set to make his first appearance of the ongoing Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament having recovered from an injury as head coach Fazil Marija has named the scrum-half in the start


Harischandra ruled out with knee injury

02 Jan 2020 - 0     - 18

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 and FC at Police Park tomorrow (3).


Navy, Air Force eye first win of season

02 Jan 2020 - 0     - 20

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 tomorrow (03