Sri Lanka U-19 clinch L/O series 3-2

31 Oct 2023 - 0     - 148

The Sri Lanka Under-19 Team scored a convincing 165-run win over Pakistan Under-19 to clinch the five-match Limited Over series 3-2 at the National Bank Stadium in Karachi today.

Pakistan down Bangladesh to stay alive at World Cup

31 Oct 2023 - 0     - 81

Shaheen Shah Afridi grabbed three wickets while openers Fakhar Zaman and Abdullah Shafique cracked half-centuries as Pakistan stormed to a seven-wicket victory over Bangladesh on Tuesday to stay afloa

Trinity prevail in rain shortened match

31 Oct 2023 - 0     - 42

Trinity College prevailed with a 19 runs win on the Parabola system over St. Joseph’s College in a rain shortened match of the Under 19 inter-school limited over encounter played at Darley Road. St.

Sri Lanka mourns 'Uncle Percy' - cricket’s one-man cheer squad

31 Oct 2023 - 0     - 224

Sri Lanka’s cricket stars and newspapers Tuesday mourned the death of a beloved ’’super fan’’ who had become a one-man cheer leader and a permanent presence at international games.

Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka to boost World Cup semi-final bid

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Afghanistan defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in Pune on Monday to record their third win of the World Cup and maintain their hopes of a semi-final place.

FIFA bans Rubiales for 3 years for forced kiss on Spain player

30 Oct 2023 - 0     - 133

FIFA on Monday imposed a three-year ban on former Spanish football chief Luis Rubiales after his forced kiss on the lips of World Cup winner Jenni Hermoso shocked the world of football.

Pakistan’s chief selector Inzamam quits amidst World Cup fiasco

30 Oct 2023 - 0     - 337

Pakistan’s chief of selectors Inzamam-ul-Haq resigned from his post on Monday over allegations of a conflict of interest linked to the team’s poor performance at the World Cup in India.

Pakistan players not affected by 'no pay for five months' claim

30 Oct 2023 - 2     - 1534

Pakistan coach Grant Bradburn on Monday shrugged off claims his players haven’t been paid for five months, insisting the squad was determined to rescue their faltering World Cup campaign.

Nissanka’s run of World Cup fifties ends against Afghanistan

30 Oct 2023 - 0     - 121

Sri Lanka opener Pathum Nissanka’s impressive run of successive World Cup fifties came to an end when he was out for 46 against Afghanistan in Pune on Monday.

Afghanistan win the toss and elect to bowl first against Sri Lanka

30 Oct 2023 - 3     - 467

The luckless Sri Lanka have had to replace Lahiru Kumara after the in-form pacer became the latest in their squad to be sidelined through injury. Chameera made it back into the squad as his replacemen

The cards you are dealt -- Cane and Kolisi highlight high tackles inconsistency

30 Oct 2023 - 0     - 106

’’Anything around the head has ramifications,’’ said a disconsolate New Zealand captain Sam Cane of his red card for a high tackle that ruled him out of much of the Rugby World Cup final -- th

Sri Lanka U-19 register comfortable win to level series

30 Oct 2023 - 0     - 93

Sri Lanka Under-19 recorded a three-wicket win over Pakistan Under-19 to make it 2-2 in the five-match limited-over series played at the National Bank Stadium, Karachi, yesterday.

Tharushi, Malith crowned best athletes

30 Oct 2023 - 0     - 68

Hangzhou Asian Games Gold Medalist Tharushi Karunarathna of A. Rathnayaka National School, Walala, and Asian Junior Athletic Championship Bronze Medalist Malith Yasiru of Kahawatta MMV, Kahawatta, won

Could Sri Lanka take advantage of New Zealand’s defeat to Australia?

30 Oct 2023 - 7     - 1966

Despite Sri Lanka’s horror start to the Cricket World Cup 2023, the island nation finds itself still in with a chance for a top-four finish.

Hirun, Abishek steer St. Joseph’s to easy win

30 Oct 2023 - 0     - 69

A quick-fire 64-ball unbeaten knock of 109 runs, inclusive of eight boundaries and nine towering sixes by Hirun Kapurubandara and supported by a run-a-ball 55 with four boundaries and two sixes by Abi

Verstappen claims record victory to draw level with Prost

30 Oct 2023 - 0     - 88

World champion Max Verstappen drew level with Alain Prost on 51 Formula One victories on Sunday when he claimed his record 16th triumph of the season at the Mexican Grand Prix.

All Blacks’ Savea named World Rugby player of the year

30 Oct 2023 - 0     - 89

New Zealand No 8 Ardie Savea won World Rugby’s men’s player of the year award on Sunday, less than 24 hours after his team lost the World Cup final to South Africa.

Shami stars as India hammer woeful England at World Cup

30 Oct 2023 - 0     - 128

Mohammed Shami led an inspired bowling display as India hammered England by 100 runs on Sunday to stay unbeaten in the World Cup and all but push the defending champions out of the semi-final race.

Familiar foes Afghanistan and Sri Lanka meet with semi-finals still within reach

29 Oct 2023 - 8     - 2651

Afghanistan and Sri Lanka will both be out to even up their win-loss record and give their hopes of reaching the knockout stages a huge boost when the sides meet in Pune.

Kohli falls for duck as England strike early in World Cup

29 Oct 2023 - 0     - 135

India’s star batsman Virat Kohli fell for a nine-ball duck as England’s fast bowlers struck early blows in their must-win World Cup clash on Sunday.

Red card will be with me forever, says All Blacks skipper Cane

29 Oct 2023 - 0     - 129

Distraught New Zealand captain Sam Cane said he ’’would have to live forever’’ with the red card he received in the 12-11 defeat to South Africa in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final.

Netherlands demand 'bigger nation' status after new World Cup shock

29 Oct 2023 - 2     - 129

All-rounder Bas de Leede demanded the Netherlands be afforded ’’bigger nation’’ status after defeating Bangladesh by 87 runs at the World Cup in Kolkata on Saturday.

Lahiru Kumara ruled out of WC, to be replaced by Chameera

29 Oct 2023 - 18     - 2637

Lahiru Kumara has been ruled out from the remaining matches of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup following a quadricep injury.

Australia edge New Zealand by five runs in record World Cup epic

28 Oct 2023 - 0     - 114

Five-time champions Australia edged out gallant New Zealand by just five runs in the highest-scoring World Cup game in history on Saturday.

Echoes of history as besieged England face India in Lucknow

28 Oct 2023 - 0     - 77

Besieged on foreign soil and menaced by a triumphant foe, England’s war-weary cricket World Cup campaign next faces India at the site of one of the most significant armed battles between their force

Farrell hails versatile England after Argentina ’scrap’ to finish third at World Cup

28 Oct 2023 - 0     - 59

Owen Farrell hailed England’s versatility as the team survived a ’’scrappy game’’ to beat Argentina 26-23 to claim third place at the Rugby World Cup on Friday.