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SL’s highest ODI record broken by England

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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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Kimiko Raheem fourth in the women’s 100m backstroke event

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Sri Lankan swimmer Kimiko Raheem finished fourth in the second heat of the women’s 100m backstroke event with a timing of 1:04.21 at Rio 2016 short while ago.

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Sanath Jayasuriya back as chief selector of SLC

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Sanath Jayasuriya returns as the chief selector of SLC, a little more than a year since he stepped down from the post.Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today announced The new selection committee will start its operation on May 1 and will ...

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ICC accepts SLC’s Nomination

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced that International Cricket Council (ICC) has accepted SLC’s nomination of SLC President Thilanga Sumathipala as the Director on ICC’s Executive Board. Reportedly Mr. Sumathipala participated at the ICC’s Executive Board Meeting held on Sunday 24th ...

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Waqar Younis steps down as Pakistan coach

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Pakistan’s head coach Waqar Younis resigned yesterday, weeks after his team’s humiliating exit from the World Twenty20 tournament at the group stage. The 2009 champions had been widely blasted by fans following a lacklustre performance with just one victory against ...

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Ranatunga Wants Cricket Board Dissolved

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Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga has called for the immediate dissolving of the Cricket Board, while announcing that he is ready to give leadership to an interim committee to save Sri Lanka. ArjunaIn a request to President Maithripala Sirisena ...

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Lionel Messi scores his 50th goal for country

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Lionel Messi brought up his half-century of international goals for Argentina as he inspired an easy 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over Bolivia in Cordoba. The 28-year-old’s 29th-minute penalty took him to just six behind leading scorer Gabriel Batistuta’s tally ...

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Friendly sporting events for USS “Blue Ridge” crew

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Sri Lanka Navy organized sporting events for the crew of USS Blue Ridge, which arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday (26th March) to strengthen the relationship among navies of the two countries. Basketball, baseball, and a soccer games were held ...

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Malinga To Resign As T20 Captain

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Lasith Malinga has made a request from Sri Lanka Cricket to allow him step down as captain of the Sri Lanka T20 team, citing knee injuries. Malinga dropped out of the Asia Cup T20 series after Sri Lanka’s first match ...

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