The Sunday Leader

Navin, Arjuna push for SLC interim committee

By Samantha Hewabandula   Ministers Navin Dissanayake and Arjuna Ranatunga are pushing for an interim committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to be appointed. The Sunday Leader learns that Dissanayake and Ranatunga have discussed the proposal with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The two Ministers have said that all measures must be taken to ensure current [...]

Sri Lanka likely to hire Mushtaq Ahmed as spin bowling coach

Former Pakistan legspinner Mushtaq Ahmed is among those being considered by Sri Lanka Cricket for the position of spin bowling coach. Mushtaq, who has expressed interest in the position, has previously worked with England and Pakistan. The board is also on the hunt for a new fielding coach, reported Cricinfo. The search for new staff coincides with the exit [...]

Chamari Atapattu to lead Sri Lanka women against Pakistan

By Samantha Hewabandula Sri Lanka Cricket (S L C )announced the  appointment of Chamari Atapattu as captain of the  Sri Lanka  women’s  ODI  and T20 teams.Sri Lanka are set tohost Pakistan in the ICC women’s championship round 2 which involves three O D I s and three T 20 matches. Chamari previously led the team [...]

Bangladesh dressing room damaged after heated Sri Lanka match

The dressing room of the Bangladesh cricket team was found damaged following a heated cricket match with Sri Lanka in Colombo on Friday night. Bangladesh won the match and knocked out Sri Lanka from the final of the tri-nation tournament which also features India. India is already in the final and Bangladesh and hosts Sri [...]

New NOC President says he will respond only to the IOC

Newly elected National Olympic Committee President, Suresh Subramaniam says the National Olympic Committee will only respond to the International Olympic Committee. Subramaniam, who was elected President of the National Olympic Committee recently, told The Sunday Leader that he and his committee will be working according to the laws of the International Olympic Committee and not [...]

School rugby season begins

Defending Singer League champions Royal College Colombo will look to win the schools rugby tournament which began at the Royal College Sports Complex. In all, 12 teams will be competing in division 1A with each group consisting of six teams. The top four teams from each group will play each other in round one to [...]

Sri Lankan cricket team set for Nidahas Trophy

The Sri Lankan cricket team arrives at the Mövenpick Hotel Colombo in preparation for the 2018 Nidahas Trophy, the upcoming cricket tournament scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka during this month, March. Both the Bangladesh and Sri Lankan cricket squads will be staying at the Mövenpick Hotel Colombo during the tournament.

Suresh Subramaniam elected NOC President

Former President of the Sri Lanka Tennis Association Suresh Subramaniam was elected as the President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) on Friday.

Suresh Subramaniam confident of winning NOC election

Former President of the Sri Lanka Tennis Association Suresh Subramaniam says he is confident of winning the elections of the National Olympic Committee. Subramaniam told The Sunday Leader online that he has the support of a majority of the sports clubs and associations to back him at the elections scheduled to be held on Friday. [...]

Dananjaya stars as Sri Lanka beats Bangladesh

Akila Dananjaya turned out to be the wrecker-in-chief for a second day in succession with his efforts on Day 3 helping Sri Lanka seal a 215-run victory to clinch the two-match Test series 1-0. Dananjaya, who had picked up a three-wicket haul in the first innings to bowl out Bangladesh for 110, bagged five in the [...]

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