Gold Medallist Mahé Drysdale Auctions Winning Jersey In Colombo For Charity

Gold Medallist at the 2012 Olympics and five-time Rowing World Champion Mahé Drysdale auctioned his Olympic Jersey in Colombo in a bid to raise funds for Children affected by Cerebral Palsy. The sporting idol who is in the island on an invitation by t-sips, raised Rs. 2.35m for the Cerebral Palsy Lankan Foundation (CPLF) by [...]

Joes Banking OnExperience This Season

School Cricket Season 2012/13 – St Joseph’s College St. Joseph’s College with a star studded batting line up are hoping to remain unbeaten and finish among the top five teams in the current inter school under 19 cricket season. This year they have retained the services of some of their more senior players and with [...]

Chaminda Vaas To Assist Kiwi Bowlers On Sri Lankan Tour

New Zealand has taken on Chaminda Vaas as their assistant bowling coach for the two-match Test series in Sri Lanka. He will assist Shane Bond, who was appointed bowling coach last week, for the last part of their five-week tour, which begins with the one-off Twenty20 international on October 30. “We wanted someone with experience [...]

Thilan scores landmark Test run

  Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera wrote his name into the cricket history books against England by scoring the two millionth run in Test cricket. He brought up the milestone with a nudged four to fine leg off Steve Finn at the end of the 10th over of the day on Tuesday. The 35-year-old went [...]

Sanga drops in Test ranking

  Australian skipper Michael Clarke has moved into equal first in the ICC Test batting rankings after South Africa’s Jacques Kallis and Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara slipped down the pecking order. Kallis could only manage six runs in his sole innings in the second Test against New Zealand before missing the third match while Sangakkara [...]

Sri Lanka beat England by 75 runs

  England lost their last six wickets for 31 runs as they collapsed to a 75-run defeat in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle. Chasing a record 340, England seemed well set as Jonathan Trott (112) and Matt Prior took them to 233-4. But Prior’s dismissal to Rangana Herath (6-97) for 41 sparked [...]

ICC World Twenty20 tickets in great demand

  Thousands of Sri Lanka cricket fans snapped up sought-after tickets for the ICC World Twenty20 2012 when box offices, MoneyGram outlets and online booking sites opened at 9am Colombo time today. Following a spectacular launch on Saturday attended by tens of thousands of cricket fans, the message to buy early was heeded this morning. [...]

England on top despite Jayawardene century

  A cultured unbeaten 168 from Mahela Jayawardene lifted Sri Lanka to 289-8 after the opening day of the two-Test series against England in Galle. Sri Lanka were 15-3 after three wickets fell in 10 balls, Kumar Sangakkara out first ball to James Anderson (3-56). The skipper survived four chances, two badly spilled late on [...]

Randiv, Prasanna in Sri Lankan squad

  Off-spinner Suraj Randiv forced his way back into the Sri Lankan team for the upcoming two-match Test series against England, scheduled to commence from March 26 in the southern port town of Galle. The other cricketer to make a return to the squad is wicket-keeper Prasanna Jayawardene, who was forced out of action against [...]

Pakistan clinch the Asia Cup

  In a thrilling Asia cup final, Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 2 runs to become the champions of Asia. Earlier, Bangladesh produced a fine bowling display before a late burst propelled Pakistan to 236 for nine in the final of the Asia Cup cricket tournament on Thursday. After recording two upsets in the form India [...]

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