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What goes around comes around

04 Apr 2022 - 0     - 2972

The brave men and women marched through the roads in protest against the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in what is turning out to be a staggering week.

Chennai meets Kolkata as expanded IPL returns home

25 Mar 2022 - 0     - 425

Champions Chennai Super Kings will kick off the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League against former winners Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday as the Twenty20 tournament returns home with an expan

India crush Sri Lanka to win 15th straight Test series at home

14 Mar 2022 - 0     - 1177

India extended their winning streak at home to 15 test series as they beat Sri Lanka by 238 runs in the second test to wrap up the day-night match in Bengaluru on day three and win the two-test series

Chameera out of pink ball Test, as Lakmal bids farewell

11 Mar 2022 - 0     - 635

Sri Lanka have had to alter their plans for the second Test against India on Saturday and go without fast-bowler Dushmantha Chameera after the team’s medical panel recommended managing his workload

Pathum Nissanka doubtful for second India Test

10 Mar 2022 - 2     - 2436

Sri Lanka’s top order batsman Pathum Nissanka is unlikely to be in the final eleven for the second Test against India, it is learnt.

52 is not the age to leave, says Muralitharan

04 Mar 2022 - 0     - 1883

Muttiah Muralitharan has lost his cricket partner. Shane Warne, one of Australia’s greatest Test -cricketers, died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 52.

Pant blitz helps India to 357-6 in Kohli’s 100th Test

04 Mar 2022 - 0     - 487

Rishabh Pant smashed 96 to help India to 357 for six in the first Test against Sri Lanka after Virat Kohli fell agonisingly short of fifty in his 100th five-day match on Friday (4).

Search for elusive Test win in India resumes

04 Mar 2022 - 0     - 485

Sri Lanka will once again seek their first Test match victory on Indian soil, a feat that has eluded even the best of Sri Lankan sides in 20 matches played over the water.

Jeffrey Vandersay ’’doubtful’’ for first Test

02 Mar 2022 - 0     - 751

Sri Lanka’s 32-year-old leg spinner Jeffrey Vandersay is ’’doubtful’’ for the first Test match against India.

Prof. Arjuna to personally work with Bhanuka on fitness issues

02 Mar 2022 - 0     - 2620

Prof. Arjuna de Silva, the Chairman of the medical panel of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will personally supervise, guide and monitor the fitness and skin fold level of Bhanuka Rajapaksa.

Sri Lanka look to bounce back from all-round failure in first T20I

25 Feb 2022 - 0     - 652

Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka admitted his team failed in all three departments in the first T20I against India in Lucknow on Thursday.

Royal-Thomian in July

25 Feb 2022 - 0     - 2682

The 143rd Royal-Thomian annual cricket encounter will be played in July, the Daily Mirror learns.

Dickwella and de Silva added to depleted Sri Lankan squad

24 Feb 2022 - 0     - 3779

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) sent two additional players to India for the T20Is and the Test matches to follow thereafter, it is learnt.

Shanaka wants Hasaranga-less Sri Lanka’s top order to ’fire’ in India

23 Feb 2022 - 0     - 755

Skipper Dasun Shanaka said today that Sri Lanka’s top batters will need to be among the runs against a strong Indian bowling line-up in three Twenty20 internationals beginning this week.

Ashain Daniel added to unchanged Sri Lanka squad for India

21 Feb 2022 - 0     - 619

Sri Lanka have retained the same squad that travelled to Australia, for this week’s T20I series against India with spinner Ashain Daniel the only new inclusion.

Kandy, Jaffna in final showdown for supremacy

18 Feb 2022 - 0     - 430

The National Super League Limited Over tournament will conclude tomorrow with the clash for the title between Kandy and Jaffna scheduled to be played at the Pallekele International Stadium from 2.30 p

Untroubled Australia crush Sri Lanka by six wickets in fourth T20

18 Feb 2022 - 0     - 377

Australia eased to a six-wicket victory against Sri Lanka in the fourth Twenty20 international in Melbourne today, barely needing to shift out of first gear as they heaped misery on the tourists who h

Nuwan Thushara ruled out for final two T20Is

17 Feb 2022 - 0     - 490

Sri Lanka’s squad on tour to Australia has been further depleted after fast-bowler Nuwan Thushara and all-rounder Ramesh Mendis picked up injuries ahead of tomorrow’s fourth T20I at the Melbourne

Shane McDermott appointed Bangladesh fielding coach

17 Feb 2022 - 0     - 946

Australia’s Shane McDermott, who recently was Sri Lanka’s fielding coach, will take up the same role with the Bangladesh national team, it is learnt.

Dickwella smashes century, Jaffna to meet Kandy in final

16 Feb 2022 - 0     - 486

Niroshan Dickwella issued a timely reminder to national selectors with a brilliant century against Galle in the National Super League Limited Over Tournament, leading his side to a 66-run win at the P

Bhanuka Rajapaksa passes fitness tests, available for India tour

16 Feb 2022 - 0     - 2101

Sri Lanka’s top order batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa is available for the upcoming India tour, it is learnt, after he passed the required fitness tests.

Australia seal T20 series against Sri Lanka with six-wicket drubbing

15 Feb 2022 - 0     - 302

Australia’s Kane Richardson and Ashton Agar combined for a miserly bowling performance as the hosts outclassed Sri Lanka by six wickets in today’s low-scoring third Twenty20 international in Canbe

Kandy in final, Jaffna, Galle battle for second slot

15 Feb 2022 - 0     - 356

The National Super League Limited Over cricket tournament has reached the final stages with two more matches to be played tomorrow at the Pallekele International Stadium and Rangiri Dambulla Stadium.

Mendis cleared to return for third Aussie T20I

14 Feb 2022 - 0     - 396

Sri Lanka will be boosted by the return of Kusal Mendis for the third T20I against Australia, after he returned a negative Covid-19 test today.

SLC should have guts to protest against Australian umpiring, says Arjuna

14 Feb 2022 - 5     - 5885

World Cup winning former national captain Arjuna Ranatunga believes Sri Lanka should have lodged a protest against the Australian umpires who didn’t call a wide on the fifth ball of the final over o

Hasaranga picked up by RCB for 10.75 crore, becomes most expensive Sri Lankan in IPL history

12 Feb 2022 - 8     - 5423

All-rounder Wanindu Hasanranga will feature for the Royal Challengers Bangalore for the upcoming Indian Premier League season after the franchise forked out a massive 10.75 Crore bid (Rs. 287 million)

Hazlewood, Zampa star as Aussies beat SL by 20

11 Feb 2022 - 0     - 1392

Josh Hazlewood and Adam Zampa bowled Australia to victory in a rusty first home limited-overs outing of the summer that nonetheless saw Sri Lanka defeated by 20 runs on the DLS method in a rain-affect

Finch sings praises of ’calm’ interim Australia coach McDonald

10 Feb 2022 - 0     - 377

Limited overs captain Aaron Finch today hailed the “calm” approach Andrew McDonald brings to the Australian team as the interim coach emerges among the favourites to take over from Justin Langer.

Playing this series before T20WC a big plus point – Shanaka

09 Feb 2022 - 0     - 464

Sri Lanka’s five-match T20I series versus reigning T20 world champions Australia which is set to get underway this Friday in Sydney will be massively important ahead of this year’s T20 World Cup,

Skipper Dhananjaya guides Jaffna to fourth win

04 Feb 2022 - 0     - 507

A captain’s knock of 101 in 120 balls inclusive of ten boundaries and a six by Dhananjaya de Silva laid the foundation for Jaffna to coast to a comfortable 51-run win over Dambulla in the second rou