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Sri Lanka beat India

Kusal Perera was a man with a mission as he took apart the Indian attack to help Sri Lanka on its way to a five-wicket win over India in the Nidahas T20 Trophy opener here on Tuesday. Chasing a target of 175, the Lankan southpaw made full use of the …

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Mathews ruled out of Nidahas Trophy 2018

Sri Lanka limited-overs captain Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of next month’s tri-nation Twenty20 tournament after failing to recover from a hamstring injury, the country’s cricket board said Tuesday. The hosts will be led by Dinesh Chandimal in the series starting 6 March at Colombo’s R Premadasa Stadium. India …

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Suresh Subramaniam elected President of NOC

It is said that Suresh Subramaniam has been elected as the new President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Sri Lanka. The election of the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka was held last evening. Mr Subramaniam is the former President of the Sri Lanka Tennis Association and newly …

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Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 75 runs in 2nd T20I

Sri Lanka won the second Twenty20 International against Bangladesh at Sylhet by 75 runs and won the series 2-0 on Sunday. Afer batting first and posting 210, the Lankan then bowled out the Tigers for 135 with 8 balls to spare. A tri-series final win, a Test series victory and …

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Sri Lanka win first T20 by six wickets

Thisara Perera and Dashun Shanaka played powerful knocks, picking up runs in quick time to ensure an easy victory for the Sri Lankans in the first T20 of the two-match series against Bangladesh. Sri Lanka reached the target with six wickets and 20 balls to spare as they went up …

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Dilhani wins women’s javelin throw

Sri Lanka’s track and field team continued to make most of the opportunity with another first place winning performance at the pre Asian Games Invitational Championship in Jakarta on Tuesday.   Dihani Lekamge won the women’s javelin with a feat of 55.13 metres to join young sprinter Tharusha Dananjaya and …

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Rangana Herath surpasses Wasim Akram to seal world record

Rangana Herath set a new world record becoming the highest left-arm wicket taker in test match cricket following his final wicket during the second test match against Bangladesh. Herath surpassed Pakistani pace legend Wasim Akram who had 414 test scalps to edge his name in history. The seasoned veteran now …

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Chandimal to lead

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today named the 15-member squad selected to play in the upcoming two T20i matches Sri Lanka is set to play against the Bangladesh in the ongoing tour. The first T20 will be played on the 15th February and the 2nd will be played on the 18th …

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