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KARACHI - Heavy rain washed out the opening match of Sri Lanka’s tour of Pakistan before play began on Friday, disappointing cricket fans who had flocked to the stadium for what was to be the first ODI played on a Karachi pitch in a decade.

Friday, 27 September 2019 06:13

Karachi gears up for first ODI in 10 years

KARACHI, Thursday: Karachi hosts a one-day international for the first time in 10 years when Pakistan take on a depleted Sri Lanka on Friday, furthering the country’s revival in international cricket.

Thursday, 26 September 2019 06:37

Dinesh Chandimal to join Sri Lanka Army

Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Dinesh Chandimal will join the Army as a Commissioned Officer, Army spokesman Major General Sumith Atapattu said yesterday.

Sri Lanka T20 International captain Dasun Shanaka said he has no hesitation in touring Pakistan for a series, comprising three One-day Internationals and as many T20I, starting on September 27.

Toyota City, Monday: Six Nations champions Wales opened their Rugby World Cup campaign with a bonus-point 43-14 victory over Georgia in Toyota City on Monday.

TOKYO, Sunday - Former champions England laboured to a bonus-point win against lowly Tonga in their opening Rugby World Cup match on Sunday, while fellow contenders Ireland threw down the gauntlet with an impressive victory against Scotland.

Friday, 20 September 2019 05:56

Dananjaya banned from bowling for one year

The International Cricket Council yesterday announced that Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been banned from bowling in international cricket for 12 months following an independent assessment of his action.

Sri Lanka suffered an injury scare when its one-day captain Lahiru Thirimanne suffered a pain in his back while training ahead of the tour to Pakistan and his condition is currently being monitored by the physio.

ISLAMABAD: The best Sri Lankan players opting out of their upcoming tour of Pakistan should not be a problem for the hosts according to former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad.

Sri Lanka Cricket malpractices and deficiencies have been exposed in financial statements presented to Auditor General.

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