Theekshana stars again to bowl Sri Lanka to ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier title

09 Jul 2023 - 9     - 1660

It was yet another poor batting display masked by an impressive bowling performance as Sri Lanka won the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament, beating the Netherlands by 128 runs in Zimbabwe.

Inter-School Rugby: St. Joseph's in big win over Kingswood, St. Anthony's edge Wesley

09 Jul 2023 - 2     - 914

St. Joseph’s romped to a comfortable 48 points to 15 win over Kingswood College in their Under 29 Inter-School Rugby League match.

Sri Lanka bowled out for 233

09 Jul 2023 - 1     - 995

Sri Lanka were bowled out for 233 by the Netherlands, in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe.

Pakistan Team arrives

09 Jul 2023 - 1     - 1210

The Pakistan National Team led by Babar Azam arrived in Sri Lanka this morning to take part in the two-match test series which will begin on July 16th, 2023, at the GICS, Galle. The second test match

Sri Lanka, Netherlands eye final success with World Cup spots secure

09 Jul 2023 - 0     - 829

The undefeated Sri Lanka have been the standouts of the Cricket World Cup Qualifier but will come up against an orange surge in the final as the Netherlands ride a wave of stunning success.

Sri Lanka see off sorry West Indies in qualifier dead rubber

07 Jul 2023 - 2     - 1629

Sri Lanka maintained their unbeaten record at the Cricket World Cup Qualifier as Pathum Nissanka’s hundred helped secure an eight-wicket victory over the West Indies on Friday.

Tamim reverses retirement decision

07 Jul 2023 - 1     - 1424

Bangladesh’s Tamim Iqbal has reversed his decision to retire from playing international cricket after meeting the country’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, foreign media reported.

Inter-school rugby: Isipathana overpower DS Senanayake, claim bonus point win

07 Jul 2023 - 1     - 1396

Isipathana College maintained their perfect start to the season, claiming the maximum available points, after beating DS Senanayake College 22-06 at Havelock Park.

''Pakistan will benefit from Mickey Arthur's input for Sri Lanka Tests'', says Babar

07 Jul 2023 - 1     - 1065

Ahead of the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam said that Pakistan team will benefit from the input of Mickey Arthur [Director – Pakistan Men’s Cricket Team] as h

Sri Lanka to bowl first against West Indies, debut for Sahan Arachchige

07 Jul 2023 - 2     - 825

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bowl first in their final Super Six match of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament against the West Indies.

SLC name unchanged squad for T20I series against New Zealand Women

06 Jul 2023 - 2     - 484

Sri Lanka Cricket has retained the same women’s squad that beat New Zealand Women in the ODI series earlier this week, for the three match T20I series.

Tamim Iqbal announces shock retirement ahead of CWC23

06 Jul 2023 - 1     - 1408

Tamim Iqbal is one of the best openers to have come out of Bangladesh, having scored 5083 runs in Tests and 8313 runs in ODIs.

Zaka Ashraf assumes charge as Chair of PCB Management Committee

06 Jul 2023 - 0     - 156

Mr Zaka Ashraf on Thursday morning assumed charge as the Chair of the PCB Management Committee. Other members of the committee are:

Spend money on developing school cricket not on officials for overseas travels, Sports Minister tells SLC

06 Jul 2023 - 16     - 1210

Claiming that he would no longer approve overseas travel for Sri Lanka Cricket officials, Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe said that he has requested SLC to spend more on developing school cricket.

Maharoof steps down from Minister’s cricket Technical Consultative Committee

05 Jul 2023 - 9     - 2140

Former national cricketer Farveez Maharoof has stepped down from his role in the cricket Technical Consultative Committee to Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe.

FIFA, AFC to discuss lifting of international ban on July 10: Sports Minister

05 Jul 2023 - 1     - 518

Officials from FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) are expected to meet Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe and top level officials from the ministry via zoom on July 10, in order to discuss

Minister blames NOCSL for rugby ban

05 Jul 2023 - 6     - 1190

Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe charged that it was the actions of the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka that had resulted in a ban being imposed on Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR).

Wanindu among ICC Men’s Player of the Month nominees

05 Jul 2023 - 3     - 1017

Arising Australia star, a veteran Zimbabwe opener and a dynamic Sri Lanka all-rounder are the nominees for the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award after enjoying successful performances across June.

Star Sports acquires television broadcast rights of LPL 2023

05 Jul 2023 - 0     - 1382

Star Sports, the country’s leading sports network, will have the exclusive television media rights for the upcoming Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2023, scheduled to be played in Sri Lanka from July 30

India appoint former fast bowler as Men’s Selection Committee Chairman

04 Jul 2023 - 0     - 339

India have named former fast bowling all-rounder Ajit Agarkar as the Chairman of the Senior Men’s Selection Committee.

Babar Azam refuses to sport betting firm’s logo on jersey

04 Jul 2023 - 8     - 3153

Pakistan’s star cricketer Babar Azam has categorically refused to wear the logos of betting companies on his jersey.

Sri Lanka to play Lord’s Test next year

04 Jul 2023 - 6     - 1420

Sri Lanka will play a three Test series in England next year, including a Test at Lord’s.

SLC appoint new assistant coach for Women’s team

04 Jul 2023 - 1     - 932

Sri Lanka Cricket today said it had appointed Tharindu Perera as the new Assistant Coach for the Women’s national team.

Chamari becomes only second Sri Lankan to top ICC ODI batting rankings

04 Jul 2023 - 5     - 1654

Chamari Athapaththu has moved up to top spot in the ICC Women’s ODI batting rankings, becoming only the second Sri Lankan, after Sanath Jayasuriya, to hold top spot since the rankings were introduce

Chamari’s centuries as good as Kohli’s, Sharma’s, Women’s national cricket coach says

04 Jul 2023 - 4     - 1298

Sri Lanka’s former fast bowler and the current coach of the national women’s team Rumesh Ratnayake said the preparations his side put in paid off against the visiting New Zealand team.

Yorkshire to tighten security for third Ashes at Headingley

04 Jul 2023 - 1     - 638

Yorkshire County Cricket Club said they have ramped up security for this week’s third Ashes test at Headingley after ’Just Stop Oil’ protesters disrupted the second match between England and Aus