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Ishant, Kohli put India in front on first day

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Ishant Sharma and his pace colleagues wreaked havoc with the pink ball to put India in charge of their maiden day-night Test against Bangladesh at a heaving Eden Gardens in Kolkata today (22).


New test venue under scrutiny as Williamson, Nicholls fall foul

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The manner of Kane Williamson’s dismissal and a blow to the head of Henry Nicholls put the maiden Test wicket at Mount Maunganui under scrutiny with three days to play in the first Test between New


Australia’s Warner makes Pakistan pay for error

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Pakistan were left to rue a basic error from 16-year-old debutant Naseem Shah as Australia opener David Warner plundered the visitors’ attack with a brilliant 151 not out on the second day of the fi


Herath, Mubarak strengthen CR and FC

21 Nov 2019 - 0     - 239

CR and FC have been strengthened by the signing of Riza Mubarak and Sandun Herath after their Captain Kavindu Perera and Vice-Captain Tarinda Ratwatte both crossed over to arch rivals Kandy Sports Clu


Australia strike in bursts to dismiss Pakistan for 240

21 Nov 2019 - 0     - 11

Mitchell Starc took four for 52 as a middle-session blitz and some late new-ball fireworks helped Australia dismiss Pakistan for 240 to bring a close to the opening day of the first test in Brisbane o


NZ rue missed chances as England battle through first day

21 Nov 2019 - 0     - 11

New Zealand were left ruing a day of missed opportunities as England battled to 241-4 at the close of the first day’s play in the opening test at Bay Oval in Mt. Maunganui on Thursday.


Glimmer of hope for Sri Lanka Sevens outfit

20 Nov 2019 - 0     - 106

Sri Lanka Sevens rugby outfit led by former Antonian and Kandy SC player, Danushka Dayan departed for South Korea today (20) morning as they vie for qualification for next year’s Summer Olympic Game


Pakistan edge-out India in a thriller

20 Nov 2019 - 0     - 23

Pakistan Emerging XI advanced to the final of the ACC Asia Emerging Cup Cricket Tournament with a thrilling three-run win against arch rivals India Emerging XI in the semi-final encounter played at th


Paine says Australia have done homework on young Pakistan

20 Nov 2019 - 0     - 14

Captain Tim Paine said Wednesday Australia were wary of being “surprised” by Pakistan’s young pace attack, which could include 16-year-old sensation Naseem Shah, and admitted they had been study


Bangladesh sweeps Youth ODI Series 4-0

20 Nov 2019 - 0     - 15

Towhid Hridoy continued his batting prowess with his third century in the series as Bangladesh Under-19 recorded a comfortable 50-run win against Sri Lanka Under-19 in the fifth Youth ODI played at Ch


Jayantha Dharmadasa set to join SLC

20 Nov 2019 - 0     - 75

Former Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) President Jayantha Dharmadasa may soon get involved in SLC Board administration, according to reliable sources.


Slumping Spurs sack Pochettino with Mourinho favourite to step in

20 Nov 2019 - 0     - 10

Tottenham Hotspur sacked manager Mauricio Pochettino late Tuesday following a miserable start to the season with Jose Mourinho hotly tipped to replace the Argentine.


Sri Lanka Emerging XI crash to third defeat

18 Nov 2019 - 0     - 49

Sri Lanka Emerging XI crashed to their third successive defeat of the ongoing ACC Emerging Cup cricket tournament with a seven-wicket loss to Afghanistan Emerging XI in the final round match played at


New highs for Shami and Agarwal in Test Rankings

18 Nov 2019 - 0     - 19

India fast bowler Mohammed Shami and opening batsman Mayank Agarwal have reached career-best positions in the ICC Test Player Rankings after contributing in an innings and 130-run victory over Banglad


SLR in shambles after stubborn President’s support to Japan

18 Nov 2019 - 1     - 375

A stubborn decision by Lasitha Gunaratne, President - Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) has left some senior office-bearers of SLR scratching their heads after the former Royal College Captain forcefully opted to


Kohli lauds ’clinical’ India after crushing Test win over Bangladesh

16 Nov 2019 - 0     - 15

Skipper Virat Kohli Saturday praised ’’clinical’’ India after their pacemen helped crush Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs inside three days of the opening Test.


Shami stars in India’s crushing Test win over Bangladesh

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Mohammed Shami took four wickets as India crushed Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs inside three days of the opening Test on Saturday.


Agarwal hits double ton as India seize control of Bangladesh Test

15 Nov 2019 - 0     - 29

Mayank Agarwal struck his second double century in four Tests as India built a giant 343 first innings lead over Bangladesh on day two of their opening Test.


India claim opening day honours in Indore

14 Nov 2019 - 0     - 20

A dominant India remained on course for a big first-innings lead after bundling out Bangladesh for a meagre 150 runs despite some sloppy catching on day one of the opening Test in Indore on Thursday (


Mathew Abeysinghe likely to carry flag at SAG

14 Nov 2019 - 0     - 55

The National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) is likely to name Sri Lanka’s leading swimmer Mathew Abeysinghe as its flag-bearer for the 13th South Asian Games to be held from December 1 to 10


Harin appoints seven-member committee

14 Nov 2019 - 0     - 51

Sports Minister Harin Fernando has appointed a seven-member committee to evaluate the selections and nominations made for Sri Lanka’s contingent for the South Asian Games (SAG), to establish if prop


SL lose to Oman in ACC Emerging Cup opener

14 Nov 2019 - 0     - 81

An unbeaten 131 in 150 balls inclusive of 13 boundaries and a six by Jatinder Singh helped Oman Emerging XI to pull off a thrilling four-wicket win against the defending champions Sri Lanka Emerging X


Sri Lanka to face Turkmenistan in WC qualifier

14 Nov 2019 - 0     - 19

Sri Lankan national team will fly out on November 17 to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan to participate in the second leg of their FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers against Turkmenistan.


No decision on SM delegation for SAG

14 Nov 2019 - 0     - 13

The final decision on a Sports Ministry (SM) delegation to the South Asian Games (SAG) in December has yet to be made, the Daily Mirror learns.


14-member strong weightlifting team for SAG

13 Nov 2019 - 0     - 24

The Sri Lanka Weightlifting Federation has targeted over 20 Medals at the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) to be held from December 1 to 10 in Kathmandu, Nepal.


SL Women emerge Plate champions

10 Nov 2019 - 0     - 147

Sri Lanka emerged Plate Champions in the Asia Women’s Rugby Sevens Tournament Qualifiers for the 2020 Olympic Games which was held in China today (10).


Lyceum, Wattala secures Overall Title

10 Nov 2019 - 0     - 239

Lyceum, Wattala clinched the Overall Championship at the 25th Inter-International Schools Swimming Championships, 2019 which concluded at the Sugathadasa Stadium Swimming Pool Complex in Colombo today


Permission sought to send 32 Sports Ministry officials for SAG in Nepal

08 Nov 2019 - 0     - 64

The Director General of the Department of Sports Development of the Ministry of Sports has sought approval to send a whopping 32 Ministry officials to Kathmandu, Nepal for the South Asian Games in Dec


Sri Lankan teenagers shine at World Scrabble Championships

07 Nov 2019 - 0     - 362

The latest edition of the World Scrabble Championship (WESPAC) has concluded in Goa India with Nigel Richards winning the title for the fifth time.


Soweto to welcome World Cup winning Springboks, a team they once hated

07 Nov 2019 - 0     - 70

A national tour by Rugby World Cup winners the Springboks began on Thursday and one of the first stops was Soweto, a township near Johannesburg where they were once hated.