Ashes: Usman Khawaja slams ICC after docking Australia’s points for slow over-rate

02 Aug 2023 - 3     - 1303

A couple of days after the Ashes series ended, Australia and England were in for a rude shock as the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday said it docked points and fined both the teams for

Bilawal Bhutto-led Committee to decide on Pakistan’s 2023 WC participation in India

02 Aug 2023 - 0     - 436

The Bilawal Bhutto-headed committee, formulated by Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, will gather on Thursday to decide on the nation’s 2023 World Cup participation. According to media reports,

Kavinda to Coach Antonians at cricket

02 Aug 2023 - 0     - 127

Former Trinity College cricketer and Nuwara Eliya District Coach Kavinda Jayasuriya will be the Head Coach of St. Anthony’s College, Katugastota, with effect from today.

Brittle B-Love batting bowled over

02 Aug 2023 - 0     - 130

It’s still early days in this season’s Lanka Premier League but B-Love Kandy may already be sweating about their chances in the tournament after a second successive defeat exposed their brittle ba

IOC Ethics Committee probing top Sri Lanka NOC official over role in OCA Elections

01 Aug 2023 - 0     - 3166

Secretary General of Sri Lanka’s National Olympic Committee (NOCSL), Maxwell de Silva, has come under intense scrutiny of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Ethics Committee after alleged

Colombo bounce back for first win, beat Kandy by 27 runs

31 Jul 2023 - 0     - 742

Babar Azam scored a half-century before the Colombo Strikers’ bowlers rallied to restrict B-Love Kandy’s batsmen in a 27-run win at the R. Premadasa Stadium today, bouncing back from their defeat

England spark Australia collapse to end Ashes all square

31 Jul 2023 - 6     - 1156

England beat Australia by 49 runs to win the fifth Test at The Oval on Monday and end the Ashes series all square at 2-2 after the tourists suffered a dramatic collapse.

Galle Titans prevails in Super Over after thrilling tie

31 Jul 2023 - 1     - 715

Galle Titans prevailed over Dambulla Aura after their match ended in a high scoring thrilling tie the second match of the Lanka Premier League tournament played at the R. Premadasa Stadium today.

Permission not sought for LPL: Sports Minister

31 Jul 2023 - 16     - 2169

Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe said neither Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) nor the rights holder for the Lanka Premier League (LPL) had sought his permission before conducting this year’s edition of the

Former FSL honchos unite to revive football in Sri Lanka

31 Jul 2023 - 0     - 123

All parties have decided to unite to re-establish the football administration in Sri Lanka that has been banned by FIFA and to rebuild the sport in the country which has been inactive for almost a yea

Jaffna puts down marker with opening day win over Colombo

31 Jul 2023 - 0     - 134

It may only have been the opening game of the tournament, but the defending champions Jaffna Kings made their case as the team to beat in this year’s Lanka’s Premier League tournament with a 20-ru

Sports Minister’s daughters in SLC President’s visa letter request list?

29 Jul 2023 - 23     - 8432

The two relatives of Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe, who the Daily Mirror reported earlier this week were among individuals who received letters of endorsement from SLC for Australian visas last ye

Stakes high as Australia eye Ashes success with record run chase

28 Jul 2023 - 0     - 302

Australia will need to break a host of records if they are to win the fifth and final Ashes Test, but batting coach Michael Di Venuto is confident his team can do it.

DSS in crucial clash for Super Round slot

28 Jul 2023 - 0     - 150

D.S. Senanayake College will have an opportunity to guarantee their place among the teams in the Super Round of the Dialog Schools’ Rugby League Division One tournament when they take on St. Joseph

Imam-ul-Haq, Richard Ngarava among late changes for LPL

28 Jul 2023 - 1     - 2274

Pakistani batsman Imam-ul-Haq and Zimbabwean fast bowler Richard Ngarava were among the last minute additions to Colombo Strikers and Galle Titans franchises respectively, ahead of the fourth edition

Test captaincy is not a burden to me, says Dimuth Karunaratne

28 Jul 2023 - 10     - 1477

Sri Lanka Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne does not believe that captaincy is a burden to him. This he reiterated after his team lost both the Test matches and thus the series against the visiting Paki

BCCI confirms World Cup 2023 schedule to see changes after 3 ICC full members raise objections

27 Jul 2023 - 0     - 3990

BCCI secretary Jay Shah has said that three member nations have written to the ICC for a change in their World Cup schedules.

Yadav, Jadeja lead India to five-wicket romp over abject West Indies

27 Jul 2023 - 0     - 112

Left-arm spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja masterminded the rout of an abject West Indies team as India romped to a five-wicket victory with more than 27 overs to spare in the opening One-Day

Sri Lanka turn back the clock to record worst Test defeat at home

27 Jul 2023 - 23     - 2992

Sri Lanka suffered their worst defeat at home, losing the second Test against Pakistan by an innings and 222, at the Sinhalese Sports Club.

Sri Lanka to face Yemen in FIFA World Cup qualifiers

27 Jul 2023 - 1     - 513

Sri Lanka is scheduled to play home and away matches against Yemen on October 12 and 17 as part of the FIFA World Cup 2026 and Asia Cup 2025 qualifying round stage one.

World Rugby greenlights Sri Lanka Rugby team for Asian Games, SLR remains suspended

27 Jul 2023 - 0     - 633

World Rugby yesterday (July 26) said it would allow Sri Lanka to field rugby sevens teams for the Asian Games later this year, despite standing suspended by WR.

Stokes to have ’serious conversations’ about knee surgery

27 Jul 2023 - 0     - 133

England Test captain Ben Stokes has revealed he has no plans to reverse his decision to retire from one-day cricket and play at this year ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup and will instead use the time ou

Sri Lanka player reprimanded for Code of Conduct breach

26 Jul 2023 - 11     - 3181

Sri Lanka fast bowler Asitha Fernando has been reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the third day of the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka included into FIFA 2026 WC qualifiers on strict conditional basis

26 Jul 2023 - 3     - 728

Football’s world governing body FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have approved and included Sri Lanka into the official draw for the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on a strict conditi

Shafique double ton puts Pakistan in command of 2nd Test

26 Jul 2023 - 3     - 555

Opener Abdullah Shafique’s maiden double century and an unbeaten 132 by Agha Salman put Pakistan in the box seat Wednesday on day three of the second Test against Sri Lanka.

Meeting Virat Kohli was not pre-planned, says West Indies stumper Joshua’s mother

26 Jul 2023 - 0     - 201

The West Indies wicketkeeper Joshua Da Silva’s mother was moved to tears after meeting Virat Kohli after day two of the second Test. in a heart warming video, Da Silva’s mother, Caroline Da Silva,