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Sri Lanka to experiment with younger squad

Sri Lanka to experiment with younger squad

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–     Sri Lanka has rested three key players and is set to experiment with a new-look squad in the final one-day international against South Africa, having secured the five-match series 3-1. The day-night game at the R Premadasa stadium will …

Sri Lanka beat South Africa in first one-dayer

Sri Lanka beat South Africa in first one-dayer

       Kumar Sangakkara celebrated his 350th one day international appearance with a career-best 169  as Sri Lanka crushed South Africa by 180 runs at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The veteran left-hander’s 16th one-day century steered Sri Lanka to a commanding 320-5 after …

Cricketer tried to open plane door at 35,000ft while looking for toilet

Cricketer tried to open plane door at 35,000ft while looking for toilet

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–       A statement released by Sri Lanka Cricket revealed the cricketer who had attempted to open a cabin door of a British Airways flight bound to London.The statement said that a Sri Lanka A Team cricketer had mistakenly tried to …

Sri Lanka defeat England and live to fight another day

Sri Lanka defeat England and live to fight another day

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–      A chanceless unbeaten 134 from Kumar Sangakkara inspired Sri Lanka to a seven-wicket win over an overly cautious England on Thursday to leave Champions …

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by one wicket

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by one wicket

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english– New Zealand pulled off a nail-biting one-wicket victory in a low-scoring Group ‘A’ thriller against Sri Lanka on Sunday, after Lasith Malinga had threatened to turn the match on its head defending a score of 138, in the ICC Champions Trophy. …

Sri Lanka Cricket seeks clarification on ICC mishap at the Champions Trophy opening

Sri Lanka Cricket seeks clarification on ICC mishap at the Champions Trophy opening

        Sri Lanka Cricket announced that Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket Mr. Nishantha Ranatunga wrote to Mr. Dave Richardson  CEO of ICC, with regard to the mishap that …

Referee is found guilty for Royal players walking out

Referee is found guilty for Royal players walking out

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–       The Disciplinary Committee of the Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA)  announcing the the inquiry findigs on the controversial inter-school Under 20 rugby encounter between Royal College and Isipathana College said try which Isipathana scored in a …

Sri Lanka Premier League runs into trouble

Sri Lanka Premier League runs into trouble

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–       The Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) has run into trouble with the seven franchise owners pulling out of the 2013 edition after the team owners failed to meet the financial targets in the inaugural edition last year. The SLPL …

Did BCCI arm-twist Sri Lanka to withdraw corruption report?

Did BCCI arm-twist Sri Lanka to withdraw corruption report?

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–   Even as the spot-fixing scandal rages on, Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) President I S Bindra has created a fresh controversy by claiming that a BCCI official had arm-twisted the Sri Lankan board to withdraw a report which violated the anti …

Indrarathana Thero’s last rites at Kahawatte on wednesday

Indrarathana Thero’s last rites at Kahawatte on wednesday

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–       Security has been tightened in Kahawatta to avoid any untoward incidents when the funeral of Bowatte Indrarathna Thera who committed self-immolation take place on Wednesday (May 29. Funeral arrangements of the late Bowatte Indrarathna Thero was announced after …