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Sri Lanka’s Kamindu Mendis cuts for runs during his match-winning knock of 91 not out against Bangladesh at the R Premadasa Stadium yesterday.

Former rugby captain of S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia Rohitha ‘Chichi’ Rajapaksa will take over as consultant coach of Thurstan College first XV rugby team in the forthcoming 2018/19 inter-school season.

Out of a total of 346 cricketers, Lasith Malinga and Angelo Mathews have been shortlisted for the upcoming Indian Premier League auction.The two Sri Lankan national players along with seven other foreign national players; have been listed themselves at the base price of approx INR. 2 Crore.

WELLINGTON, Monday: New Zealand left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel’s form against Pakistan in the UAE has earned him the chance to impress in local conditions after selectors on Monday named him as the only slow bowler in the squad for two tests against Sri Lanka.

Friday, 07 December 2018 06:08

Pujara ton helps India claw back

Adelaide, Thursday: Cheteshwar Pujara scored a gritty 123 in punishing conditions to claw India back into the opening Test in Adelaide Thursday after Australia seized early control with some blistering bowling.

Adelaide, Wednesday: Superstar skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday played down suggestions Australia are vulnerable after the ball-tampering scandal, as his India side try to win a series Down Under for the first time.

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 06:04

Lankan cricketers leave for New Zealand

The Sri Lanka cricket team led by Dinesh Chandimal left for New Zealand in the early hours of yesterday to play a series of 2 Tests, 3 ODIs and a one-off T20I. The official picture taken with SLC competent authority Kamal Pathmasiri and team officials at the SLC headquarters prior to their departure.

Sri Lanka Deaf and Disable Cricket were recognized by the Minister of Sports Faiszer Mustapha who wanted both sports bodies to be affiliated to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). He made this remark at the press conference held at SLC premises yesterday.

Monday, 03 December 2018 06:10

Kandy SC pull of dramatic 41/30 win over CR

Kandy Sports Club pulled off a dramatic 41 points (5 goals, 2 penalties) to 30 (3 tries, 5 penalties) win over CR&FC to register their fourth win in as many matches in the ongoing Dialog ‘A’ division inter-club rugby tournament match played at Nittawela yesterday. The defeat marked CR & FC’s first loss of the first round.

Sri Lanka’s new selection committee headed by former fast bowler Ashantha de Mel recalled discarded batsmen Lahiru Thirimanne and Sadeera Samarawickrama and appointed Dimuth Karunaratne as vice-captain in a new move to groom a captain for the future when the 17-member Test squad was picked for the two-Test series in New Zealand.

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