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Upul Tharanga suspended for two matches

Sri Lanka’s stand-in captain Upul Tharanga has been suspended for his team’s next two matches in the Champions Trophy because of a “serious” over-rate offence in their first group B match against South Africa at The Oval. Sri Lanka took more than four hours to bowl 50 overs, and match …

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South Africa beat Sri Lanka

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 96 runs in the Champion Trophy match . South Africa scored 299 fir six wickets in  their 50 overs. Sri Lanka scored 203 all out in 41.3 wickets. Upul Tharanga 67 Dikwella 41 and Kusla Janith 44 not out. Tahir took four wickets for …

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Tiger Woods arrested

Golf legend Tiger Woods was arrested around 3 am Monday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence in Jupiter Florida , foreign media said.

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Dervin passes away

Former sports administrator and national athletics coach Dervin Perera passed away at a private hospital in Colombo on Monday. He was 67. Dervin, who trained some of country’s leading athletes including Susanthika Jayasinghe and Sriyani Kulawansa during different stages of their careers was a well known athlete during the 1970s …

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Major racket uncovered at SLC

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has uncovered a major racket whereby one of its foreign coaches is alleged to have set up a lucrative side business bringing in foreign teams for matches to Sri Lanka without SLC’s knowledge. SLC will investigate further to ascertain whether the British Coach, who heads a …

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