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Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara inducted to ICC Hall of Fame

Sangakkara is the second Sri Lankan cricketer to be inducted to the ICC Hall of Fame

June 14, 2021 5 min read

Sri Lanka industry leader Ajith Wattuhewa passes away

Wattuhewa had set up the SAARC Trade promotion Network.( SAARC TPN) for trade issues.

May 9, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka hotels hit as Coronavirus wave crashes wedding season

Some hotels are operating as Covid treatment centres

May 4, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka to open 500 outdoor gyms at cost of Rs 625 million: cabinet spokesman

The move is expected to provide a catalyst for progress in the field of sports, the minister said.

May 4, 2021 1 min read
Sri Lanka athlete wins four gold medals at Asian weightlifting championship

Dishalya won gold in the 47kg weight class in dead lift, bench press and squat events.

High-flying Belgian-British teenager on world record attempt stops in Sri Lanka

Rutherford is aiming to break the Guinness World Record as the youngest woman to fly around the world,

William Pegel appointed chairman of Sri Lanka BAT unit

William Pegel, a financial expert, was appointed the Chairman Sri Lanka's cigarette monopoly Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC...

August 9, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka pick 15 member squad for First Test against New Zealand

A 15 member line up has been chosen by the National selectors for the First Test Match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand...

August 9, 2019 1 min read

"We made mistakes in hiring Hathuru" - SLC President admits

President of Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) Shammi Silva has admitted that SLC had made mistakes in selecting Chandika H...

August 8, 2019 2 min read

It's the system that destroyed Cricket not Hathuru - Arjuna

World cup winning cricket captain Arjuna Ranatunga says Coach Chandika Hathurusinghe should not be blamed for the failur...

Imesh Ranasinghe
August 6, 2019 2 min read

Proposed reforms to Sri Lanka Cricket presented to ICC Chairman

A meeting between Sports Minister Harin Fernando and Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Shashanth Manoh...

Imesh Ranasinghe
August 2, 2019 2 min read

Arjuna wants Parliament to probe corruption in Sri Lanka Cricket

Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga requested the Speaker to appoint a Parliamentary Select Commit...

Imesh Ranasinghe
August 1, 2019 3 min read

Clinical Sri Lanka whitewash 'negative' Bangladesh

Sri Lanka put on a clinical performance with bat and ball to record a 122-run win in the third and final one-day interna...

August 1, 2019 3 min read

Sri Lanka Cricket will dedicate final ODI to Kulasekara

SLC announces that the final ODI will be dedicated to famed fast bowler and T20 World Cup winner Nuwan Kulasekara.

July 30, 2019 1 min read

SLC says Coach's issue will be decided today

Sri Lankan Cricket is likely to make a complete revamp to their support staff after the Sports Minister called for the r...

Shonel Perera
July 25, 2019 3 min read

Bangladesh cricketers arrive in Sri Lanka under high security

The Bangladesh cricket team arrived in Sri Lanka amid tight security on Saturday, the first foreign sporting side to vis...

July 21, 2019 1 min read
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England win Cricket World Cup after Super Over drama

England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a dramatic Super Over after a nerve-shredding f...

July 15, 2019 3 min read

Bangladesh first team to tour Sri Lanka since attacks

Bangladesh will later this month become the first team to tour Sri Lanka since the deadly Easter attacks in which 258 pe...

July 9, 2019 1 min read

Karunaratne wants more Sri Lanka players to get overseas experience

Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne has urged his country's cricket chiefs to help more players enter overseas Twenty20...

Faisal Kamal
July 6, 2019 3 min read

Jayawardene urges Sri Lanka to retain World Cup belief

Former captain Mahela Jayawardene has urged Sri Lanka to keep believing they can still reach the World Cup semi-finals, ...

June 30, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka brewer warns of imitation Japanese sake, synthetic toddy

A product pretending to be Japanese sake has entered the Sri Lankan market, while synthetic toddy continues to be popula...

June 29, 2019 2 min read

No six pack but Malinga still a big-game hunter: Jayawardene

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene praised Lasith Malinga for his ability to step up in big games after the pac...

June 23, 2019 2 min read

ICC reject Sri Lanka World Cup complaints of 'poor pitches, no pool'

World Cup organisers have been forced to defend the quality of the tournament's pitches and facilities after reports of ...

June 15, 2019 3 min read

Sheahan Arasaratnam made head of Standard Chartered Sri Lanka retail banking

Sheahan Arasaratnam, a banker with over 25 years of experience as head of retail banking in Sri Lanka, Standard Chartere...

June 11, 2019 1 min read

Menaka Athukorala appointed chief executive of Sri Lanka's Hatton Plantations

Menaka Athukorala has been appointed the joint-chief executive of Sri Lanka's Hatton Plantations Plc (HPL), the firm sai...

June 7, 2019 1 min read

Karunaratne urges Sri Lanka to keep "chin up" after World Cup rout

Dimuth Karunaratne urged his Sri Lanka flops to stay positive after they were jeered by angry fans during Saturday's emb...

June 2, 2019 2 min read