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Lankans Concede Series After Another Batting Collapse

Zak Evans was named man-of-the-match for his four wickets

Sri Lanka U-19 vs Australia U-19 Sri Lanka’s U-19 batting frailties were exposed once again down under as Zack Evans bagged a well crafted four-for to contain the visitors to a 163 all out. Austin Waugh once again came up trumps with the bat as he carried the Australians to a 4 wicket win and [...]

Mathews Gets Flak After Daredevils Loss


IPL – Sunrisers vs Daredevils  Sri Lanka’s skipper Angelo Mathews found himself at the receiving end of a lot of flak after his side Delhi Daredevils lost a winning hand when he failed to maintain the tempo in the closing stages of their game against Sunrisers on Wednesday. With Rahul Dravid mentoring Delhi Daredevils, one [...]

Gayle First To Reach 10,000 T20 Runs


West Indies batsman Chris Gayle became the first player to reach 10,000 Twenty20 runs as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League on Wednesday. The Jamaican is known to be one of the most destructive batsmen in the shortest format of the game and his blistering knocks have been the sole [...]

Chase, Dowrich Keep Windies Alive After Early Collapse


Pakistan vs West Indies – Tests Series West Indies’ middle and lower order came to their rescue in a big way as they recovered from a precarious 71 for 5 to end the opening day in Jamaica on 244 for 7. Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich added 118 for the sixth wicket after Mohammad Amir [...]

Qualifier Exposes Lacks; SLRFU Has To Take A Call


LOSSES in all three Group matches andresultantly,the team’s reduction to mere tourists for all but some 10 minutes of day 2, hardly encouragesany flattering description of Sri Lanka’s recent World Series Qualifier campaign, in Hong Kong. Rather, a one-word description springs easier to mind: abject. Disappointing as our performance was, there’s no reason,though, to gnash [...]

RTC’s Magic Million Livens ‘Little England’

(L-R) :Jockey Imran Khan, Trainer Manishraj Sethi, State Min. of International Trade, Sujeeva Senasinghe, Owner Hasanga Jayaratne, RTC President Panduka Keertinanda, Hon. Min. of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekara, RTC Member Rienzie Edwards, Former RTC President Suranjith Premadasa and Ms Nihara Jayatilake

Last week the town of Nuwara Eliya was bursting at the seams with the usual flood of visitors who pour in over the New Year weekend every year. There was a carnival atmosphere in ‘little England’ as Nuwara Eliya is popularly known, and the whole town resonated to the sound of music and celebration. Among [...]

Fox Hill Supercross: Celebrating 25 Glorious Years Of Roaring Engines

Karpinski creator of the nunorthodox Fox hill track

The Foxhill Supercross has become a phrase that has been ingrained in the hearts of motor sports enthusiasts since 1993. The event runs in the blood of the racers and creates an adrenaline rush in all those who witness it for the glory it echoes throughout the hill station. Each year, thousands walk the paths [...]

Brandix Athleisure And Brandix Fast Fashion Emerge Volleyball Champs

The champion Women’s and Men’s teams at the 2017 Brandix‘RasadiyaKusalanaya’ volleyball tournament with representatives of the Group Management

Brandix ‘Rasadiya Kusalanaya’ volleyball tournament 2017 Competitive volleyball of the highest order was witnessed when the Men’s and Women’s finals of the Brandix ‘Rasadiya Kusalanaya’ (Mercury Trophy) tournament – the largest competition of its kind conducted by a single corporate entity in Sri Lanka – were worked out at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium recently. In [...]

Lankan Janul Wins Under 15 Scrabble Title in Malaysia

Janul de Silva receiving his award

U-15 ASTAR Scrabble Challenge International (ASCI) 2017 – Malaysia Janul de Silva of Royal College emerged as the Under 15 Champion at the ASTAR Scrabble Challenge International (ASCI) 2017 held in Malaysia on 8th and 9th of April 2017. Janul who is the current champion of both Sri Lanka’s ‘School Scrabble of the Year’ and [...]

Dinesh And Ananda Shine At Mahagastotte

Fastest time of the day - (Bikes) Ananda Sampath Weerasinghe Honda CRF 450cc 33.936 (SM Open 2T and 4T)

83rd Mahagastotte Festival of Speed Dinesh Jayawardena and Ananda Sampath Weerasinghe stamped their class at the 83rd Mahagastotte Festival of Speed emerging the fastest driver and rider respectively. One of the oldest and most prestigious events in the Sri Lankan motor racing calendar, the Mahagastotte festival of Speed was conducted by the Ceylon Motor Sports [...]

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