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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Sri Lanka Won first Medal at Paralympics


Dinesh Priyantha Herath secured Sri Lanka’s first medal- a bronze in men’s javelin throw F46 final at the Rio Paralympics yesterday. The 30-year-old Sri Lankan thrower cleared a distance of 58.23 meters a personal best mark to win the medal. ...

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SL’s highest ODI record broken by England


England made a world record-breaking 444-3 against Pakistan in their third one-day international on Tuesday, after opening batsman Alex Hales hit England’s highest individual ODI score with 171. That surpassed the previous record of 443 for nine by Sri Lanka ...

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Paul Pogba returns to Manchester United for record-breaking £89m

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Manchester United coughed up a record-breaking deal of £89m for Paul Pogba The 23-year old mid-fielder stated that “the time is right to go back to Old Trafford”. Pogba is making a returns after four years away, having left United ...

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