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Sri Lanka resume domestic cricket minus spectators next week

8 July 2020, 4:36 PM

Domestic cricket in Sri Lanka will resume on Tuesday without spectators, the country’s cricket board said on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka begin training on Monday, South Africa to follow suit

1 June 2020, 4:45 AM

A select group of Sri Lanka cricketers, mainly bowlers, will return to training on Monday, amid efforts to restart the game after the coronavirus shutdown, the cricket board said on Sunday.

Sri Lanka captain Karunaratne praises Arthur, eyes top-four rank

11 May 2020, 4:11 PM

Sri Lanka cricket captain Dimuth Karunaratne lauded the impact of new coach Mickey Arthur on Sunday and said his side must target a top-four spot in the world rankings for both the test and 50-over formats.

Cricket SA and Sri Lanka postpone Proteas tour

20 April 2020, 12:31 PM

Cricket South Africa and Sri Lanka Cricket have jointly announced the postponement of the Proteas tour to Sri Lanka.

Pan-Pan! Facebook plea gets Sri Lankan chef off Italy-bound cruise

8 April 2020, 5:02 PM

A Sri Lankan chef stuck aboard a cruise ship headed to Europe managed to get ashore in Colombo this week after issuing a social media plea for help from his government.

Sri Lanka closes all schools after first local transmission of coronavirus

12 March 2020, 2:35 PM

The Sri Lankan government on Thursday announced the closure of schools nationwide to “stop children and parents from panicking,” just after the country reported its first confirmed coronavirus case.

England beat Sri Lanka to clintch the 2020 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Plate

4 February 2020, 3:01 PM

England U19 batsman Dan Mousley described their ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Plate title triumph as a silver lining following a disappointing tournament that saw the English fail to qualify for the Super League Quarter Finals.

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India ride Thakur brilliance to win T20 series against Sri Lanka

11 January 2020, 6:42 AM

Shardul Thakur produced an all-round display and Navdeep Saini impressed with his pace again as India thumped Sri Lanka by 78 runs in the third and final Twenty20 International to complete a 2-0 series victory in Pune on Friday.


De Silva steadies Sri Lanka on weather-hit day

12 December 2019, 2:39 PM

  Dhananjaya de Silva remained unbeaten after completing his half-century as Sri Lanka reached 263 for six on the weather-hit second day of the opening test against Pakistan at Rawalpindi on Thursday.

Sri Lanka strongman Rajapaksa wins presidency by big margin

17 November 2019, 4:04 PM

Sri Lanka’s former civil wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa was declared the winner in the presidential election on Sunday, after promising to secure the country against militant threats following Easter bombings this year.



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