Mon Aug 21 04:35:49 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Sri Lanka lost to the more experienced India despite having looked like setting a 300-plus target when well placed on 139 for 2 wickets and 4 for 166 in the first of five ODIs at Dambulla yesterday. The middle order collapse and eventually losing the last 6 wickets for 50 runs in 43.2 totaling 216 runs saw India clinch a 9-wicket win. But that is how the game goes as the famous slogan, ‘the glorio...
Mon Aug 21 02:50:49 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
රංගිරි දඹුලු ජාත්‍යන්තර ක්‍රිකට් ක්‍රීඩාංගණයේ ඉරිදා (21) පැවැති ශ්‍රී ලංකා – ඉන්දියා ප්‍රථම එක්දින ක්‍රිකට් තරගයෙන් ඉන්දියාව කඩුලු නවයක පහසු ජයග්‍රහණයක් අත්කරගත්තේ ඕවර 21.1ක් ඉතිරිව තිබිය දීය.  ශ්‍රී ලංකා කණ්ඩායම ඕවර 43.2කදී සියලු ක්‍රීඩකයන් දැවී ලබාගත් ලකුණු 216ට පිළිතුරු ලෙසින් ඉන්දියාව ඕවර 28.5කදී ලකුණු 220ක් වාර්තා කළේ පිතිකරුවෙකු පමණක් දැවී යාමෙනි. මේ තරගයේද කාසියේ වාසිය හිමි කරගත් ඉන්ද...
Sun Aug 20 23:59:49 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
The fan demonstration - shouting slogans and hooting - delayed the Sri Lankan team's departure by close to half an hour after their drubbing in the opening ODI
Sun Aug 20 14:32:49 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
The interim coach has also expressed his annoyance at outsiders meddling in team matters
Sun Aug 20 10:20:49 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
A similar tournament had been scheduled and budgeted for the 2015-16 season, only for it to be scrapped
Sun Aug 20 05:50:49 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Over 400 schools from island-wide will be in the fray in the upcoming Prima Under-15 Inter District Tournament organized by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) that harnesses the cream of the country’s schoolboy cricket talent and considered the feeding cradle to the mainstream national grid from September 1 to 15. A feature of this annual tournament that will be held for the 11th year will be the participati...
Sun Aug 20 05:06:49 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
For the fourth time on this tour, the coin fell in India's favour and Virat Kohli opted to chase, citing the way in which the ball came onto the bat when they practiced under lights on the eve of the match
Sun Aug 20 04:05:49 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Dambulla, 19th August 2017, Sri Lanka Cricket today announced the completion of the first phase of its planned augmentation of Stadia across the Island in time for the first ODI between Sri Lanka and India commencing tomorrow (20) at the Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium. (RDICS) Accordingly, augmentation has been made not only to base facilities such as seating, hospitality, sanitati...
Sat Aug 19 10:11:49 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
India have runs, wickets, form and confidence on their side. Sri Lanka have the distant memory of that Oval victory and familiarity with conditions on theirs
Fri Aug 18 08:21:49 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් ආයතනය මෙහෙයවන ප්‍රීමා සමාගම අනුග්‍රහය දක්වන අන්තර් දිස්ත්‍රික්ක අවුරුදු 15න් පහළ ක්‍රිකට් තරගාවලිය සැප්තැම්බර් මස 1 සිට 15 දක්වා දිවයින පුරා පැවැත්වීමට සියලු කටයුතු සංවිධානය කර තිබේ.  දිස්ත්‍රික්ක කණ්ඩායම් 39ක් සහභාගි වන මේ තරගාවලියට තරග 90ක් අයත් වේ. යාපනය, මන්නාරම, කිලිනොච්චිය, වවුනියාව, මඩකලපුව, ත්‍රිකුණාමලය ඇතුළු සියලුම දිස්ත්‍රික්ක මෙවර තරගාවලියට ඉදිරිපත්ව සිටීම විශේෂත්වයක...
Fri Aug 18 07:56:49 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Two wins for Sri Lanka will leave West Indies outside the top eight even if they win their remaining six matches before the September 30 cut-off
Thu Aug 17 07:50:47 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Saying that the past performance in the Test series should be put in to the past, Sri Lanka ODI Captain, Upul Tharanga said that the 5-match ODI series against India was a ‘good time for us to show the whole world our capabilities.’ “Let’s face the new challenge with confidence. We have been bugged by injuries to players. But I believe we’ve a good squad, and as a team it is a good time to show th...
Thu Aug 17 04:39:47 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
The 22-day tournament will feature 16 teams and will be played between January 13 and February 3
Thu Aug 17 04:20:47 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
ශ්‍රී ලාංකික ප්‍රේක්ෂකයන් පමණක් නොව ලොව පුරා විසිර සිටින ශ්‍රී ලාංකිකයන් ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් කණ්ඩායම සුවිශේෂි දස්කම් දක්වතැයි විශාල ලෙස බලාපොරොත්තු තබා සිටිනවා.  කණ්ඩායමට උපරිම දස්කම් දැක්වීමට ක්‍රිකට් ආයතනය ද උපරිම සහයක් අපට දෙනවා.  පසුගිය ඉන්දීය ටෙස්ට් තරගාවලිය අමතක කර එක්දින තරගාවලිය ජය ගැනීමට කණ්ඩායම් හැඟීමෙන් යුතුව උපරිම දක්ෂතා පෙන්වීමට අපේක්ෂා කරන බව ශ්‍රී ලංකා එක්දින හා 20 – 20 නායක උ...
Tue Aug 15 12:06:38 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Colombo, 15th August 2017; Issuing a statement through Sri Lanka Cricket today (15) Sri Lanka White-ball Captain Upul Tharanga has urged the nations’ cricketing fans to rally round the national team and have confidence in the Lankan Lions. “Every team goes through a rough patch” he said, “This is something that happens in cycles to every team and every nation no matter how great a cricketing natio...
Tue Aug 15 11:42:38 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Sri Lanka's squad for the five-match series against India also includes Malinda Pushpakumara and Vishwa Fernando, who are yet to make their ODI debuts
Mon Aug 14 11:36:38 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
ශ්‍රී ලංකාව හා ඉන්දියාව අතර පැවැති පස්දින ටෙස්ට් ක්‍රිකට් තරගාවලිය මහනුවර පල්ලේකැලේ දී නිමාවට පත්වූයේ ඉන්දියාවට තරග 3-0කින් පහසු ජයග්‍රහණයක් අත්කරගැනීමෙනි.  මහනුවර පල්ලේකැලේ පැවැති තෙවැනි ටෙස්ට් තරගයේ තෙවන දින (14 වැනිදා) සවස තේ පානය වනවිට (සවස 2.45ට) තරගය නිමවූයේ ඉනිමකින් හා ලකුණු 171කින් ඉන්දියාව ජයගනිමිනි.  මේ තරගාවලියේ ප්‍රථම තරගය ඉන්දියාව ලකුණු 304කින්ද දෙවැනි තරගය ඔවුන් ඉනිමකින් හා ලකුණු 53ක...
Mon Aug 14 10:30:38 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
This Indian team has rid itself of a culture in which newcomers were judged, according to Virat Kohli
Mon Aug 14 09:51:38 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
It was all over before tea at 2.40 when last man Lahiru Kumara was bowled by Ashwin for 10, and Sri Lanka bowled out for 181, the innings and 171-run triumph giving India a 3-nil clean sweep in the hill climes of Pallekelle. If the decimation of the Sri Lankans in significant by an innings margins in the last two tests, and 304 in the first only because India opted not to enforce the follow on for...
Mon Aug 14 09:27:38 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Not once could Sri Lanka push a Test match to the fifth day and the new captain Dinesh Chandimal felt quite badly about that
Mon Aug 14 03:09:38 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
India moved three steps closer to an innings win in Pallekele courtesy an hour of high-quality bowling from Mohammed Shami and R Ashwin
Sun Aug 13 16:21:38 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
13th August 2017 The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) concluded its 33rd Annual General Meeting at the Mövenpick, Colombo yesterday(12). The meeting which was chaired by newly appointed Chairman Mr. Najam Sethi – Chairman PCB, was attended by representatives of 19 countries, and was the second time the meetings were hosted in Colombo since the ACC Headquarters were established here in August 2016...
Sun Aug 13 14:33:38 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
Pakistan could be on the verge of hosting their highest-profile international visitor in the last eight years, with Sri Lanka considering a visit for a T20 in September-October
Sun Aug 13 04:03:38 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
The T20 match, featuring players from around the world, will be played for the benefit of disaster-affected children, at Khettarama
Sun Aug 13 04:03:38 EDT 2017 - - Category : Sports - Relavancy : 1.0
A brilliantly paced maiden Test hundred from Hardik Pandya stretched India's first-innings total far beyond Sri Lanka's comfort levels over the course of an extended morning session on day two