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Cricket: Sri Lanka opt to bat in second South Africa Test
24th July 2014 Cricket: Sri Lanka opt to bat in second South Africa Test COLOMBO: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and chose to bat in the series-deciding second and final Test against South Africa at the SSC ground in Colombo on Thursday. South Africa remained unchanged from the side...
PCB invites Sri Lanka to play in Pakistan
22nd May 2014 PCB invites Sri Lanka to play in Pakistan LAHORE: Pakistan’s restored cricket chief Najam Sethi said Thursday that his board is inviting Sri Lanka to play a home series. The move by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) came two days after Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse...
World Twenty20: Sri Lanka beat Netherlands by 9 wickets
24th March 2014 World Twenty20: Sri Lanka beat Netherlands by 9 wickets CHITTAGONG: Sri Lanka crushed the Netherlands by nine wickets after bowling their rivals out for the lowest-ever World Twenty20 total of 39 in Chittagong on Monday. Ajantha Mendis (3-12), Angelo Mathews (3-16) and Lasith Malinga (2-5) wrecked their...
Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan to reach Asia Cup final
3rd March 2014 Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan to reach Asia Cup final DHAKA: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 129 runs in Dhaka on Monday to qualify for the final of the Asia Cup. Sri Lanka posted a modest 253-6 in their 50 overs before bundling out Afghanistan for 124 in...
Sri Lanka reach 71/2 at lunch on day 1
4th February 2014 Sri Lanka reach 71/2 at lunch on day 1 CHITTAGONG: Bangladesh bowlers removed both Sri Lanka´s opening batsmen to leave the tourists at 71-2 at lunch on Tuesday´s opening day of the second test at Chittagong. After winning the toss and electing to bat, Sri Lanka had...
Ten prominent business groups to represent Sri Lanka at Pakistan Expo 2013
25th September 2013 Ten prominent business groups to represent Sri Lanka at Pakistan Expo 2013 COLOMBO: The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka HE Maj Gen (R) Qasim Qureshi hosted the Sri Lankan businessmen participating in Pakistan Expo 2013 along with the officials of Export Development Board Sri Lanka, Wednesday at the...
Local elections begin in former rebel-held areas of Sri Lanka
21st September 2013 Local elections begin in former rebel-held areas of Sri Lanka Colombo: The first local elections in 25 years began in the Sri Lanka’s northern province Saturday under tight security, officials said. Voting at some 800 stations began on schedule to elect the first post-war provincial administration in the...
Pakistan to play full series against SL in UAE from Dec.8
2nd August 2013 Pakistan to play full series against SL in UAE from Dec.8 KARACHI: Sri Lanka would be playing a full cricket series against Pakistan in its return bilateral tour 2013-14 in United Arab Emirates (UAE) starting from December 8, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Friday. Series comprising of three...
Cricket: South Africa, Sri Lanka seek one-day revival
19th July 2013 Cricket: South Africa, Sri Lanka seek one-day revival COLOMBO, July 19, 2013 – South Africa and Sri Lanka are hoping to recover from recent setbacks in one-day cricket when they contest a five-match series starting in Colombo on Saturday. Both teams were knocked out in the...
RAW agents don’t flaunt abs, jump in air: John Abraham
15th July 2013 RAW agents don’t flaunt abs, jump in air: John Abraham MUMBAI (Web Desk) – “We have shown real side of RAW agents. In fact we have two retired RAW agents in the film. They don t jump like spider-man or go around and flaunt their six pack abs....
Dhoni wins nail bitter and cup for India
12th July 2013 Dhoni wins nail bitter and cup for India PORT OF SPAIN: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni dragged his side to a pulsating one-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the final of the Tri-Nation Series at Queen’s Park Oval on Thursday. Returning to the team after seeming...
Expo Pakistan 2013 opens in Sri Lanka
27th June 2013 Expo Pakistan 2013 opens in Sri Lanka The High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka in association with the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), formally launched The EXPO Pakistan 2013- Opportunities Unlimited on 24 June, 2013 in Colombo. Minister for Industries and Commerce of...
19 dead as monsoon lashes Sri Lanka
9th June 2013 19 dead as monsoon lashes Sri Lanka COLOMBO: Monsoon rains and strong winds in Sri Lanka have killed at least 19 people with dozens more missing, most of them fishermen caught in rough seas, officials said on Sunday. The navy and airforce are searching for...
Sri Lanka 302-9 in third Bangladesh ODI
28th March 2013 Sri Lanka 302-9 in third Bangladesh ODI PALLEKELE: Sri Lanka scored a challenging 302-9 after electing to bat against Bangladesh in the third and final one-day international in Pallekele on Thursday. Opener Tillakaratne Dilshan top-scored for Sri Lanka with a solid 125, while Kusal Perera...
Hughes ton takes Australia to 247 in final ODI
23rd January 2013 Hughes ton takes Australia to 247 in final ODI Left-hander Phil Hughes hit his second one-day century Wednesday to give Australia a fighting chance to level the series against Sri Lanka. The diminutive opener cracked 138 off 154 balls out of Australia’s total of 247 for five...
Sri Lanka’s parliamentary panel finds Chief Justice guilty
8th December 2012 Sri Lanka’s parliamentary panel finds Chief Justice guilty COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s chief justice has been found guilty of three impeachment charges by a parliamentary panel, a government official said on Saturday, in a case that has sparked opposition protests and raised international concerns. Parliament is expected to vote on the...
Sri Lanka wary of Aussie backlash ahead of Test series
5th December 2012 Sri Lanka wary of Aussie backlash ahead of Test series Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has warned his team to be wary of a backlash from Australia in their three-test series after the hosts were stung by their series defeat to South Africa earlier this week. Australia’s hopes of snatching the Proteas’ top...
Storm weakens after displacing 150K in India
1st November 2012 Storm weakens after displacing 150K in India A tropical storm weakened Thursday after slamming into southern India, bringing heavy rain and a storm surge and displacing 150,000 people. Six deaths have been reported in India and Sri Lanka. Just before the storm made landfall Wednesday, an oil tanker with 37...
Herath spins Sri Lanka into World T20 final
4th October 2012 Herath spins Sri Lanka into World T20 final Veteran spinner Rangana Herath grabbed 3-25 to lift hosts Sri Lanka into the World Twenty20 final with a 16-run victory over Pakistan in Colombo on Thursday. Sri Lanka, restricted to 139-4 after electing to bat, hit back to...
Three British women arrested from Chris Gayle’s hotel room in Sri Lanka
3rd October 2012 Three British women arrested from Chris Gayle’s hotel room in Sri Lanka Three British women were arrested reportedly from West Indies’ star batsmen, Chris Gayle’s room. The three British women, who were found socialising in the hotel rooms of West Indies players, early Wednesday, police and hotel sources said. Police...
Sri Lanka announces T20 WC squad; two uncapped players included
23rd August 2012 Sri Lanka announces T20 WC squad; two uncapped players included COLOMBO: Uncapped opening batsman Dilshan Munaweera and schoolboy off-spinner Akila Dananjaya were named in Sri Lanka’s 15-man squad on Thursday for the Twenty20 World Cup on home soil next month. Munaweera, 23, and Dananjaya, 18, are currently playing in the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League. Kumar...
Sri Lanka thrash Pakistan in first test match
25th June 2012 Sri Lanka thrash Pakistan in first test match GALLE: Sri Lankan team registered a massive victory over Pakistan in the first of the three test match series on Monday. Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 209 with one day of play remaining in the test match. Sri...
Pakistan to take on India in Asia Cup today
18th March 2012 Pakistan to take on India in Asia Cup today Pakistan will face India in their 3rd one day international cricket match of Asia Cup today (Sunday) in Mirpur. Pakistan go into the high-voltage clash with a clean chit, having beaten the hosts Bangladesh and the Lankans in...
Pakistan, Sri Lanka ODI today
15th March 2012 Pakistan, Sri Lanka ODI today Pakistan will face Sri Lanka in their second one day international match of Asia Cup today (Thursday) in Dhaka. Green shirts started their campaign on a winning note by beating Bangladesh on Sunday. Sri Lanka, on the other...
Australia unable to beat India in ODI
12th February 2012 Australia unable to beat India in ODI ADELAIDE: India beat Australia by four wickets in the tri-series one-day international at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday. After winning the toss and electing to bat, Australia made 269-8, led by half-centuries by debutant Peter Forrest (66) and...
Dilshan tenders resignation as captain
23rd January 2012 Dilshan tenders resignation as captain Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan has resigned as captain, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said on Monday, a day after the end of his team’s losing tour to South Africa. “T.M. Dilshan sent his resignation from the captaincy of the...
 
 
 



 
 



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