Australia seek to bounce back against familiar foes in Lucknow

11 Oct 2023 - 2     - 139

This clash looms as a crucial battle for both teams, with the race for a semi-final berth at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup already looking like it will go right down to the wire.

Maintaining discipline key to progress - Theekshana

11 Oct 2023 - 13     - 2298

Sri Lanka play Australia in their next first-round match on October 16 in Lucknow and Theekshana said they need to work hard to get accustomed to these wickets where batsmen can easily score 350-360 r

Rohit’s record ton powers India to World Cup win over Afghanistan

11 Oct 2023 - 0     - 146

Captain Rohit Sharma on Wednesday surpassed compatriot Sachin Tendulkar with a record seventh World Cup century to lead India to a crushing eight-wicket win over Afghanistan.

Rohit beats Gayle in battle of the sixes

11 Oct 2023 - 0     - 189

India’s Rohit Sharma hit his 554th career six during the World Cup match against Afghanistan on Wednesday, surpassing the mark of West Indies star Chris Gayle.

St. Peter’s Celebrate Centenary with International Schools Rugby 7’s

11 Oct 2023 - 0     - 151

St. Peter’s College Bambalapitiya one of the leading catholic schools in Sri Lanka in preparation of the centenary celebrations has finalized arrangements to conduct an International Under 20 School

Shahidi, Omarzai guide Afghanistan to 272-8 against India

11 Oct 2023 - 0     - 131

Skipper Hashmatullah Shahidi and Azmatullah Omarzai hit half-centuries as Afghanistan reached 272-8 against hosts India in their World Cup clash on Wednesday.

Sydney Thunder signs Chamari Athapaththu for WBBL

11 Oct 2023 - 6     - 1501

WBBL side Sydney Thunder recently came forward to announce the signing of Sri Lanka women’s skipper Chamari Athapaththu ahead of the WBBL 2023–24 season. Notably, Athapaththu was recently snubbed

Talent Gymnastics emerge national champs

11 Oct 2023 - 0     - 60

The Talent Gymnastics Club of Batuwandara, Madapatha emerged as the national champions beating 24 teams in the mixed category at the inaugural Gym for Life Challenge Contest organised by the National

Bangladesh fined for slow over rate against England in Dharamsala

11 Oct 2023 - 0     - 65

Bangladesh have been fined five percent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against England during their clash in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.

Hasaranga says he is recovering

10 Oct 2023 - 15     - 3376

Sri Lanka’s star all-rounder, Wanindu Hasaranga, has successfully undergone surgery to repair a defect in his hamstring.

Topley, Malan star as England hammer Bangladesh at Cricket World Cup

10 Oct 2023 - 0     - 166

Dawid Malan bludgeoned 140 before Reece Topley destroyed the Bangladesh top order on Tuesday as England bounced back from their mauling by New Zealand in their World Cup opener.

Kusal Mendis suffers injury

10 Oct 2023 - 5     - 6265

Kusal Mendis was taken to the hospital after the player suffered cramps upon returning from the field after his brilliant knock of 122 runs from 77 balls in the ongoing game vs. Pakistan.

Mendis, Samarawickrama hit tons as Sri Lanka make 344-9 against Pakistan

10 Oct 2023 - 5     - 693

Swashbuckling Kusal Mendis smashed the fastest century for Sri Lanka in a World Cup match on Tuesday, guiding his team to an imposing 344-9 against Pakistan in Hyderabad.

S.Africa files appeal to avoid Rugby World Cup flag ban

10 Oct 2023 - 1     - 1567

South Africa said on Tuesday it had filed a court appeal against a World Anti-Doping Agency decision that risks seeing the country’s rugby team barred from flying their flag in the World Cup quarter

Kusal Mendis makes history with record-breaking century

10 Oct 2023 - 6     - 1616

Kusal Mendis hit the fastest century by a Sri Lanka batter in men’s ODI World Cup on Tuesday against Pakistan at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

Chamari Athapaththu among ICC Women’s player of the month

10 Oct 2023 - 3     - 506

Apair of stars from South Africa and an experienced Sri Lankan batter are in the running for the ICC Women’s Player of the Month Award for September 2023.

Cricket proposed for inclusion in 2028 Los Angeles Olympics: Organisers

09 Oct 2023 - 0     - 118

The organisers of the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics on Monday formally recommended that cricket be included in its programme.

England have ’fingers crossed’ over Dharamsala injury fears

09 Oct 2023 - 0     - 129

England captain Jos Buttler has his “fingers crossed” that players avoid serious injury in their World Cup clash against Bangladesh on a Dharamsala surface he described as “poor”.

Sri Lanka beat Saudi in Central Asian Volleyball opener

09 Oct 2023 - 0     - 149

Sri Lanka beat Saudi Arabia 3-0 in the Central Asian Mens Challenge Cup Volleyball 2023 tournament at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium yesterday.

Sri Lanka’s Vichinthya makes it to the final, Dinara enters semis

09 Oct 2023 - 0     - 112

Two Sri Lankan junior players Vichinthya Nilaweera and Dinara de Silva tasted success in the boys and girls categories of the ITF Junior Circuit Week 2 tennis tournament played at the SLTA tennis cour

Dhananjaya’s role under microscope

09 Oct 2023 - 23     - 6244

Sri Lanka was handed an embarrassing defeat by South Africa in their World Cup opener in Delhi on Saturday.

Pakistan Coach Arthur has inside knowledge of Sri Lanka

09 Oct 2023 - 4     - 688

Mickey Arthur was Sri Lanka’s Head Coach two years ago and Pakistan is looking to use his insight into Sri Lankan players to good effect when the 1992 and 1996 World Champions square off at the Hyde

Pakistani WC TV presenter asked to leave India

09 Oct 2023 - 9     - 10670

Pakistani female cricket commentator and sports presenter, Zainab Abbas who came here at the ICC’s World Cup competition has been asked to leave the country, it is learnt.

Battle-scarred Sri Lanka look to bounce back

09 Oct 2023 - 5     - 2398

Sri Lanka has problems aplenty. Among these are the unpredictability of their batters and depletion of their bowling unit, challenges they desperately have to overcome to get the better of Pakistan in

Australian media rues ’cruellest’ World Cup exit for the Wallabies

09 Oct 2023 - 0     - 127

Australian media rued their side’s ’’cruellest’’ exit from the Rugby World Cup on Sunday after Fiji squeezed past the Wallabies to reach the quarter-finals, despite a shock defeat to Portuga

Video: Three takeways from Sri Lanka’s World Cup opener

09 Oct 2023 - 0     - 332

Here are three takeaways from Sri Lanka’s 102-run defeat to South Africa in their opening match of the Cricket World Cup 2023