Defence Services teams win ‘Senior National Hockey Championship’


The Defence Services Hockey teams, both male and female beat their opponents and clinched the Championship titles at the ‘Senior National Hockey Championship’ tournament, held at the Hockey Turf in Colombo, recently. According to Army media, the finals of the ...

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SL beat Zimbabwe by four wickets in one-off test


Niroshan Dickwella and Asela Gunaratne hit crucial half centuries to guide Sri Lanka to their highest ever run chase as the hosts defeated Zimbabwe by four wickets on the final day of an intriguing one-off test on Tuesday. Chasing 388 ...

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Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win ICC Champions Trophy 2017


Pakistan crushed defending champions India by 180 runs at The Oval to win the Champions Trophy for the first time on Sunday. A century by Fakhar Zaman and a devastating bowling display by Pakistan ended India’s hopes of becoming the ...

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Sri Lanka won by 70 runs


Sri Lanka squared the three-match one-day international series against Bangladesh with a 70-run victory in the final match in Colombo. The visitors managed just 210 runs in their chase as Nuwan Kulasekara (4-37) picked up the crucial wickets for the ...

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Niroshan Dickwella suspended by ICC


Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited-over matches after his accumulated demerit points reached five within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for which he received a 30 per cent fine and ...

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Gunaratne inspires to series victory over Australia


All-rounder Asela Gunaratne struck a superb 84 off 46 balls to inspire Sri Lanka to a dramatic two-wicket victory over Australia in the second Twenty20 International in South Geelong, Victoria. The touring side needed 48 runs off the last three ...

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Mathews named Cricketer of the Year @ Dialog Cricket Award.


Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has been named as Cricketer of the Year 2015 while T M Dilshan was voted Dialog People’s Player of the year 2016 at the Dialog Cricket Awards on Wednesday (30). Mathews also won the award ...

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Mendis, Tharanga steer Sri Lanka to title


Sri Lanka followed a clinical display in the field with steady middle-order batting to chase down 161 with 75 balls to spare and complete a convincing six-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the tri-series final. Kusal Mendis starred with the bat, ...

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Lasith Malinga refuses the Annual Cricket Contract of SLC


Lasith Malinga had refused the Annual Cricket Contract offered to him by his employer – Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for the 2016/2017 period. Malinga, the world’s most feared limited over player with a sling arm action is recovering from a ...

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Chaminda Vaas appointed as bowling coach of SL ‘A’ team


Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has appointed former national fast bowling coach Chaminda Vaas as bowling coach of the Sri Lanka ‘A’ team for the forthcoming West Indies A tour of Sri Lanka. Vaas re-joined Sri Lanka Cricket as their fast ...

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