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Cricket: Hero driver still traumatised by 2009 attack
22nd May 2015 Cricket: Hero driver still traumatised by 2009 attack
LAHORE, Pakistan: Meher Khalil earned fame and success after saving Sri Lanka’s cricket team from a deadly 2009 attack in Pakistan, but the bus driver calls the incident “tragic” and says it is best forgotten. The 43-year-old will...
Sri Lankan Cricket team will tour Pakistan, SL President
7th April 2015 Sri Lankan Cricket team will tour Pakistan, SL President
KARACHI: President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena claimed on Monday that Sri Lankan’s Cricket team will tour Pakistan soon, Aaj News report. Earlier on Monday, Prime Minister Pakistan Nawaz Sharif met the President of Sri Lanka Sirisena in...
Pakistan and Sri Lanka to expand trade to $1 billion
6th April 2015 Pakistan and Sri Lanka to expand trade to $1 billion
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Sri Lanka will expand the bilateral trade to $1 billion annually, Aaj News reported. In a joint news conference, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced that agreements were signed with consensus to enhance the fields of...
Sri Lankan president’s arrival to Pakistan
6th April 2015 Sri Lankan president’s arrival to Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: After making his first overseas trip as leader to India, Sri Lanka’s new president Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Pakistan on Sunday for a three-day state visit, Aaj News reported. Sirisena left Karachi yesterday’s afternoon and reached Islamabad,...
President of Sri Lanka to visit Pakistan on April 5
3rd April 2015 President of Sri Lanka to visit Pakistan on April 5
ISLAMABAD: President of Sri Lanka Maithripapa Srisena will arrive on Sunday (April 5) on a three-day state visit on invitation of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan. Foreign office Spokesperson while giving details of the visit...
Sri Lanka urges Sangakkara retirement rethink
1st April 2015 Sri Lanka urges Sangakkara retirement rethink
COLOMBO:  Sri Lanka’s sports minister on Wednesday urged the world’s number one batsman Kumar Sangakkara to reconsider plans to retire from Test cricket and urged him to play on for another year. Navin Dissanayake told reporters that he...
Sri Lanka in great hands, says retiring Sangakkara
18th March 2015 Sri Lanka in great hands, says retiring Sangakkara
SYDNEY:  Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara said he was confident about the future of the side after he bowed out of one-day internationals with a World Cup quarter-final defeat by South Africa. The 37-year-old left-hander top-scored for the...
Herath ruled out of World Cup hours before quarter-final
18th March 2015 Herath ruled out of World Cup hours before quarter-final
SYDNEY: Sri Lanka’s World Cup hopes took a dip just hours before their quarter-final with South Africa with left-arm spinner Rangana Herath ruled out of the tournament. Herath will be replaced by off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal, organisers said in...
Sri Lanka batsman Karunaratne out of World Cup
6th March 2015 Sri Lanka batsman Karunaratne out of World Cup
SYDNEY: Sri Lanka have suffered a double injury blow with batsman Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out of the World Cup and spinner Rangana Herath likely to miss at least a week of action, Mahela Jayawardene said on Friday. Finalists...
England out to silence critics against Sri Lanka
28th February 2015 England out to silence critics against Sri Lanka
WELLINGTON: England are determined to restore their World Cup credibility in a crunch Pool A match Sunday against an improving Sri Lanka. Eoin Morgan’s men return to Wellington’s Westpac stadium for the fixture, scene of a humiliating eight-wicket...
Malinga gamble starting to pay dividends for Sri Lanka
28th February 2015 Malinga gamble starting to pay dividends for Sri Lanka
The toe crusher is hitting the target, the bouncer is coming out well and, most importantly, the wicket column is swelling again. Three games into the World Cup and Sri Lanka’s calculated gamble on Lasith Malinga appears to...
Sri Lanka bank on parting shot from Sangakkara, Jayawardene
5th February 2015 Sri Lanka bank on parting shot from Sangakkara, Jayawardene
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan batting stalwarts Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene are eyeing the perfect finish to their illustrious 50 over careers by winning the World Cup next month after two near misses. While right handed Jayawardene will quit...
Sri Lanka bank on Sanga Mahela hit show
27th January 2015 Sri Lanka bank on Sanga Mahela hit show
NEW DELHI:  Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene will join hands for the last time in their brilliant careers to plot Sri Lanka’s World Cup campaign, hoping to make amends for two successive heartbreaks. The missing link in the...
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 120 runs in 6th ODI, take series
25th January 2015 New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 120 runs in 6th ODI, take series
DUNEDIN, New Zealand: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 120 runs in the sixth one-day international in Dunedin on Sunday to take an unbeatable 4-1 lead in the seven-match series. After winning the toss, New Zealand elected to...
Cricket: N.Zealand make 248 in 2nd Sri Lanka ODI
15th January 2015 Cricket: N.Zealand make 248 in 2nd Sri Lanka ODI
HAMILTON, New Zealand: New Zealand were all out for 248 in 50 overs after winning the toss and electing to bat in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka at Hamilton’s Seddon Park on Thursday. Captain Brendon McCullum...
Cricket: New Zealand 192-7 at tea against Sri Lanka
3rd January 2015 Cricket: New Zealand 192-7 at tea against Sri Lanka
WELLINGTON: – New Zealand were 192-7 at tea after being sent into bat on day one of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Wellington’s Basin Reserve on Saturday. Kane Williamson made 69 and for Sri Lanka Nuwan...
Cricket: New Zealand, Sri Lanka first Test scoreboard
27th December 2014 Cricket: New Zealand, Sri Lanka first Test scoreboard
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand- Scoreboard at close of the second day of the first Test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Saturday: New Zealand 1st innings (overnight 429-7) T. Latham c Kaushal b...
Cricket: Sri Lanka in fight to survive against New Zealand
27th December 2014 Cricket: Sri Lanka in fight to survive against New Zealand
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand- Sri Lanka were fighting for survival in the first Test against New Zealand Saturday after being decimated by a lethal Blackcaps’ swing attack in their first innings and forced to follow on. Trent Boult started...
Cricket: New Zealand, Sri Lanka first Test scoreboard
26th December 2014 Cricket: New Zealand, Sri Lanka first Test scoreboard
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand- Scoreboard at stumps on the opening day of the first Test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Friday: New Zealand 1st innings T. Latham c Kaushal b Eranga 27...
Sangakkara completes 13,000 ODI runs
3rd December 2014 Sangakkara completes 13,000 ODI runs
HAMBANTOTA: Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara on Wednesday became only the fourth batsman in history to surpass the 13,000-run mark in one-day internationals, achieving the feat in his 386th match. The 37-year-old left-hander reached the landmark during the third...
Cricket: World Cup warm-ups announced
2nd December 2014 Cricket: World Cup warm-ups announced
SYDNEY: A series of World Cup warm-ups were announced Tuesday with South Africa facing Sri Lanka and New Zealand, England taking on the West Indies and Pakistan, and Australia against reigning champions India. A total of 14 games...
Rain delays England-Sri Lanka one-dayer
29th November 2014 Rain delays England-Sri Lanka one-dayer
COLOMBO:- Bad weather delayed the start of the second one-day international between England and Sri Lanka at the Premadasa stadium in Colombo on Saturday. Heavy rain over the past two days aensured that full covering was in place...
Cricket: England bat in second Sri Lanka one-dayer
29th November 2014 Cricket: England bat in second Sri Lanka one-dayer
COLOMBO:- England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and elected to bat in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka at the Premadasa stadium in Colombo on Saturday. The match was reduced to 45-overs-a-side following a delayed start...
Over 100 believed to have died in Sri Lanka landslide
29th October 2014 Over 100 believed to have died in Sri Lanka landslide
COLOMBO: More than 100 people are believed to have been killed on Wednesday in a landslide in hilly south-central Sri Lanka, Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said, “More than 100 people are believed to have died,” the minister...
Cricket: Sri Lanka pick Atapattu as head coach
24th September 2014 Cricket: Sri Lanka pick Atapattu as head coach
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket on Wednesday appointed former Test captain Marvan Atapattu as the head coach, making him the island nation’s seventh coach in the last four years. A selection committee interviewed Atapattu, 43, and one other candidate...
Imran, Rizwan Sr. Bhutta bang hat-tricks as Pakistan blast SL 14-0 in Asian Games Hockey
20th September 2014 Imran, Rizwan Sr. Bhutta bang hat-tricks as Pakistan blast SL 14-0 in Asian Games Hockey
INCHEON: Full-back Muhammad Imran and forwards Muhammad Rizwan Senior and Muhammad Umar Bhutta slammed hat-tricks as Pakistan got off to an emphatic start in the XVII Asian Games Hockey Tournament when they thrashed Sri Lanka 14-0 here on...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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