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Nic Pothas resigns as fielding coach

Nic Pothas, the former interim coach of the Sri Lankan team, has snapped his association with the national side, stepping down as the fielding coach to explore other options. Pothas, the one-time South Africa international, had taken over as coach briefly when Graham Ford stepped down following Sri Lanka’s first-round …

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Anusha wins bronze medal in boxing

Sri Lanka’s Anusha Dilrukshi Koddithuwakku had to settle for the bronze medal after losing to India’s M C Mary Kom in the semi-finals of the women’s 48 kg boxing event in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Wednesday. It was a battle of veterans as 35-year-old Mary Kom …

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Russel Arnold named Director of Lankan Premier League

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has appointed Russel Arnold as the Director of Lankan Premier League (LPL), Sri Lanka’s T20 League featuring both Sri Lankan and international stars. The appointment of Arnold, a former Sri Lanka cap, and at present a renowned International Cricket Commentator comes with immediate effect. Lankan Premier …

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Sri Lanka wins first medal at 2018 CWG

Sri Lankan weightlifter Chaturanga Lakmal won the Bronze Medal in the Men’s 56kg category at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Thursday. He wins Sri Lanka’s first medal of this year’s Commonwealth Games being held in Gold Coast, Australia. India’s Gururaja bags silver while Malaysia’s Izhar Ahmad, who lifted 261kg (CWG …

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India won “Nidhas” Trophy

India win by four wickets against Bangladesh at the final match of Nidhas Trophy . India won the toss and elected to field against Bangladesh. Bangladesh scored 166/8 in 20 overs. India reached the target in 20 overs and scored 168 for six wickets.

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Million dollar scam to divulge by Ranjan

Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake yesterday said he would disclose details of a million dollar scam, with regard to Sri Lankan Cricket in Parliament next week. Mr Ramanayake told  local newspaper  that this scam could be worse than the Bond Scam. “The Bond Scam was in Sri Lankan Rupees, while this …

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Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 2 wickets and qualified for the Nidhas Trophy T20 Tri series final. Sri Lanka scored 159 for seven wickets in their 20 overs while Bangladesh was able to reach the target in 19.5 overs. Bangladesh scored  160 for eight wickets.

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India beat Sri Lanka

Nidahas Trophy 4th T20 match, India won by six wickets. India won the toss and elected to filed against Sri Lanka. The match was started at 6.20 pm due to rain overs reduced to 19 per inning.India cored 153 for four wickets and recorded the victory where Sri Lanka scored …

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