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15 year old Shashini Gimhani named in Sri Lanka Squad

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Global Qualifier 2024. Sri Lanka Cricket has revealed the 15-member squad for the upcoming Women’s T20 World Cup Global Qualifier, with the team being led by the experienced Chamari Athapaththu. One of the notable additions to the squad is the 15-year-old left-arm wrist spinner Shashini Gimhani, who has been making […]

High riding Sri Lanka aim to take an early lead

Sri Lanka Women’s tour of South Africa 2024 (First ODI) Sri Lanka Women, who have been performing exceptionally well, will aim to take an early advantage when they take on South Africa Women in the first match of the 3-match ODI series on Tuesday (9) in East London. This series holds great importance as it […]

Kamindu named ICC Men’s Player of the Month for March 2024

Kamindu Mendis, the talented all-rounder from Sri Lanka, has been honored with the ICC Men’s Player of the Month Award for March 2024 in recognition of his outstanding display during the test series against Bangladesh. Mendis, following in the footsteps of Prabath Jayasuriya and Wanindu Hasaranga, is the third Sri Lankan to claim this prestigious […]

Eleven-member Sri Lanka team leaves for China

Badminton Asia Championships A team of 11 Sri Lankan shuttlers and three officials left for China to participate in the Badminton Asia Championships, a Grade 2 tournament endorsed by the Badminton World Federation. The tournament will be held from April 9 to 14 at the Ningbo Olympic Sports Center in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. Sri Lanka’s […]

SLC confirms Wanindu Hasaranga unavailability for IPL 2024

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Saturday (6) confirmed that star spinner Wanindu Hasaranga will not be available for the IPL 2024 due to an ankle injury. Sunrisers Hyderabad’s bowling attack will be affected by this setback. The Sri Lankan T20I captain requires rest and rehabilitation for his left ankle injury, as stated by Sri Lanka […]

Sri Lanka’s Ramesh Subasinghe appointed Head coach of WI Academy

Ramesh Subasinghe, a former Sri Lankan first-class cricketer, has been appointed as the Head Coach of the West Indies Men’s Academy by Cricket West Indies (CWI). Prior to joining CWI, Subasinghe held various coaching positions, including Head Coach of the New Zealand Cricket Men’s Development Programme and Pathways Head Coach and Talent Development Manager for […]

Chamari led Sri Lanka creates history in South Africa

Sri Lanka Women’s tour of South Africa 2024 (Third T20I) Sri Lanka Women’s team made history by defeating South Africa Women’s by four wickets and winning the three-match T20I series 2-1 at Buffalo Park in East London on Wednesday (3). The win also marked as the the first time that Sri Lanka have beaten South […]

Sri Lanka too good for Bangladesh

Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh 2024 (Second Test) Sri Lanka secured a dominant win over Bangladesh in the second Test match, claiming a convincing 192-run victory to complete the series sweep 2-0 in Chittagong on Wednesday. Lahiru Kumara, the fast bowler, was the standout performer for Sri Lanka, taking 4-50 and dismissing the final batsman, […]

Wanindu Hasaranga to Miss IPL 2024 Due to Injury

Sri Lanka’s talented leg-spinning all-rounder, Wanindu Hasaranga, will unfortunately be absent from the ongoing Indian Premier League 2024 due to a left heel injury. After being released by the Royal Challengers Bengaluru, who had acquired him for a staggering INR 10.75 crore in 2022, Hasaranga was purchased by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for his base price […]

Sri Lanka edge South Africa to make it 1-1

Sri Lanka women’s tour of South Africa Kavisha Dilhari and Vishmi Gunaratne guided Sri Lanka women to a convincing seven-wicket victory over the Proteas in the second T20I at the JB Marks Oval in Potchefstroom on Saturday . Dilhari’s unbeaten 45 off 28 balls, which included six boundaries, and Gunaratne’s unbeaten 65 off 57 balls […]

Sri Lanka edge Australia by 7 runs

U-19 Women’s Tri-Nation T-20 Tournament The Sri Lanka under-19 women’s team put on a spirited performance to secure a thrilling seven-run victory over U-19 Australia lasses in their first game of the under 19 Tri-nation T-20 cricket series match held at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium Thursday (28). Opting to bat first, Sri Lanka managed to […]

Sri Lanka to host Womens Asia Cup 2024 from 19-28 July

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Tuesday announced Sri Lanka will host the upcoming Women’s Asia Cup 2024, scheduled to take place in Dambulla, Sri Lanka, from July 19th to July 28th, 2024. This edition of the tournament will feature eight teams, one more than the previous edition in 2022, indicating the growing interest and […]

Mumbai Indians replace Dilshan Madushanka with Kwena Maphaka

IPL 2024 Kwena Maphaka, a promising young pace bowler, has been signed by the Mumbai Indians as a replacement for injured Dilshan Madushanka. Madushanka, 23-year-old Sri Lankan pacer, suffered a hamstring injury during the recent ODI series in Bangladesh, where the visitors lost 1-2. Madushanka was acquired by MI during the IPL Auction for Rs […]

Wanindu suspended from test series against Bangladesh

ICC has imposed a 2 match ban on all rounder Wanindu Hasaranga and as a result he will missed the upcoming two-Test series against Bangladesh. This decision comes shortly after his announcement of returning to Test cricket after retiring from the format last year. Hasaranga’s suspension is a result of an incident during the third […]

Wanindu Hasaranga comes out of retirement for Bangladesh Tests

Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga has made a comeback to Test cricket after previously retiring, earning a spot in the squad for the upcoming two-match Test series against Bangladesh. Hasaranga will join a formidable spin bowling lineup alongside Prabath Jayasuriya, Ramesh Mendis, Nishan Peiris, and Kamindu Mendis for the ICC World Test Championship series set to […]

FIFA Series Pilot Project Set to Kick Off International Football Friendlies

In a groundbreaking move to foster global football development, FIFA is gearing up to launch the inaugural FIFA Series pilot project this March. The initiative, aligned with the Strategic Objectives for the Global Game: 2023-2027, marks a significant stride in international football cooperation and exchange. Scheduled to commence during the Men’s International Match Calendar window […]

Hameed Al Husseinie emerge Champs at the Renown President Schools under 18 division one Football Championship tourney 

M M.H.Yakeem  Hameed Al Husseinie College Colombo beat Zahira College Colombo by 4 goals to 2 in the final of the Renown President Schools under 18 Boys division one all Island Football Championship 2023, sponsored by Renown Football Academy, organised and conducted by the Sri-Lanka Schools Football Association, under the guidance and supervision of the […]

Hameed Al Husseinie emerge Champs at the Oxford President’s Cup Schools Invitation Football Championship tourney

M.H.Yakeem  Hameed Al Husseinie College Colombo overcame St. Thomas College Mount Lavinia by 3 goals to nil in the final of the Oxford President’s Cup Schools Invitation Football Championship tournament 2024 to emerge as the Champions, hosted by the Group of 80’s of Hameed Al Husseinie College Colombo for the 14th consecutive year, played at […]

Roy-Tho ends in Tame draw

145th battle of the blues The 145th edition of the Battle of the Blues between Royal College, Colombo and S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia concluded in a tame draw after three days of action at SSC Grounds, Colombo. On third and Final day, Royal College resumed their first innings at 234/7 and managed to add […]

Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh 2024 (Second T20I)

Head: Bangladesh level series 1-all In the second T20I match in Sylhet, Bangladesh captain Najmul Hossain Shanto played a brilliant innings, scoring a fifty to lead his team to an 8-wicket victory over Sri Lanka. Bangladesh first restricted Sri Lanka to a total of 165 for 5, and then successfully chased down the target with […]
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