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A day that united the nation 24 years ago

17 Mar 2020 - 0     - 1909

Omalka suspended for 8 weeks

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Trinity outclass Antonians

13 Mar 2020 - 0     - 169

Sooriyapperuma, Iroshan out with injuries

16 Jan 2020 - 0     - 39

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     - 44

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     - 28

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     - 68

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     - 63

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     - 214

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     - 36

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     - 43

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     - 36

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     - 122

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     - 120

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     - 30

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     - 72

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     - 61

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     - 27

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     - 43

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     - 46

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     - 60

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     - 26

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     - 206

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     - 25

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     - 32

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


SL arrives in Guwahati for T20I series

02 Jan 2020 - 0     - 68

The Sri Lankan Cricket Team, led by veteran pacer Lasith Malinga, arrived in Guwahati today (02) for the three-match T20I series against India.


Foreign ref lined up for Kandy-CR clash

02 Jan 2020 - 0     - 251

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).


Elite riders to begin national pool training in January

01 Jan 2020 - 0     - 39

The Cycling Federation of Sri Lanka (CFSL) has decided to begin national pool training this month in preparation for international competitions.


Mendis unlikely to play in 1st T20I

01 Jan 2020 - 0     - 79

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.


England lose two wickets as they continue run chase

29 Dec 2019 - 0     - 31

South Africa need seven more wickets to win while England moved to 205 runs from unlikely victory as a delicately poised first test headed for a potentially thrilling finish at Centurion Park today (2


Australia rout New Zealand by 247 runs, seal series

29 Dec 2019 - 0     - 30

Spinner Nathan Lyon grabbed four wickets as Australia completed a crushing 247-run victory on day four of the Boxing Day test against New Zealand on Sunday to claim an unassailable 2-0 lead in the ser


Chamodya, Avishka shine in Nalanda’s victory

27 Dec 2019 - 0     - 75

A superb matchbag of nine wickets from left-arm spinner Chamodya Rajapaksa and a fine half century by Sri Lanka youth player Avishka Perera helped Nalanda College record a comfortable 86-run win over


Triple strike hurts England

27 Dec 2019 - 0     - 25

Joe Denly hit a half-century for England before three wickets in 17 balls swung the balance towards South Africa on the second day of the first Test at Super Sport Park today (27).