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Australia down Pakistan to set up India semi-final

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March 20, 2015 06:38 pm

AFP - Australia overcame a fiery spell from fast bowler Wahab Riaz to record an entertaining six-wicket win over Pakistan in the World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval on F...


Ranatunga says likely to return as Cricket Board Chairman

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March 18, 2015 10:25 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket may get a boost with veteran cricketer and Ports and Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranatunga set to announce in two weeks about taking up chairmanship at the board. ...


South Africa send Sri Lanka packing

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March 18, 2015 02:55 pm

South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the first quarterfinal of the ICC cricket World Cup to enter the last-four stage, here today. Brief Scores; Sri Lanka: 133...


South Africa skittle Lanka for just 133

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March 18, 2015 12:36 pm

South Africa has taken a giant leap towards the World Cup semi-finals after skittling Sri Lanka for just 133 at the SCG. After winning the toss and opting to bat, Sri Lanka quic...


SL eye 'home' support against SA

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March 17, 2015 04:06 pm

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews hopes his side can feed off yet more passionate support from their fans come Wednesday's World Cup quarter-final against South Africa in Sydney. ...


Win the toss and don't get hung up on De Villiers and - Murali's advice to the Lankan team

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March 17, 2015 03:40 pm

Spin wizard Muttiah Muralidaran in an exclusive  column featured on the ICC cricket site warns the Lankan team to not get hung up on AB de Villiers, but to try and win  the toss....


Cricket-Sri Lanka banking on 'home' support and Sangakkara ton

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March 17, 2015 10:24 am

(Reuters) - Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews is looking to overwhelming support from the crowd and a fifth successive century from Kumar Sangakkara to keep his side on track for a ...


Lankan team prepare for quarter final battle

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March 16, 2015 03:46 pm

The Lankan team are hard at work preparing for their quarter final battle against South Africa in order to secure a place in the semi final of the World Cup. While Sri Lanka won...


Tennis: War Heroes to be featured at Negombo Open

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March 06, 2015 08:00 pm

War heroes who lost their limbs during the three-decade long civil war will be in action at the 4th Negombo Open Tennis Championship which will be held in Negombo from March 16 to ...


Sri Lankan Cricket Team honoured at the Victorian Parliament Australia

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March 06, 2015 03:11 pm

The Sri Lankan Cricket team received a very special welcome at the Victorian Parliament in Australia in the Cricket World Cup tour in Australia recently. The Sri Lankan team w...


Rugby: Ministry of Sports postpones SLRFU AGM

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March 06, 2015 02:43 pm

The Ministry of Sports has instructed the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) to push back its Annual General Meeting (AGM) due to legal aspects.   The SLRFU in a an ...


ICC WC: Prof Arjuna de Silva to deliver keynote speech at WCSMC

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March 02, 2015 12:00 pm

Professor Arjuna de Silva, the Chairman of Sri Lanka Anti Doping Agency (SLADA) has been invited to deliver the keynote speech at the World Congress of Science and Medicine in Cric...


Golf: Over 200 golfers at Independence Day Cup RCGC Tournament

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March 02, 2015 08:00 am

Over 200 golfers participated at the Sri Lanka Independence Day Cup Golf Tournament held at the Royal Colombo Golf Club on January 31.   The tournament was organised by ...


Chess: International Women’s Open from March 3 to 9 at Public Library

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March 02, 2015 04:00 am

The Paul Morphy Chess Club (PMCC), one of the premier chess clubs of Sri Lanka, under the guidance of Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, will organise the first-ever International Wome...


ICC WC: GABBA’s convict drain beat Marcia’s rain

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March 02, 2015 12:00 am

Even in the midst of cyclone Marcia, the World Cup tie between Australia and Bangladesh was nearly played at the GABBA, Queensland, last Saturday, thanks to an old convict drain. ...


MCA Cricket: Division ‘E’ kicks off from Thursday

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March 01, 2015 08:00 pm

The Division ‘E’ 30-over League Cricket Tournament conducted by the Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA) for the David Pieris Group of Companies Challenge Trophy will get under...


Cricket: Melbourne felicitates World T20 champions

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March 01, 2015 04:00 pm

The Victoria Cricket Foundation -- the SLC representative in Melbourne is now headed by David Cruse replacing its longtime head Dr. Quintus de Silva.   This was revealed...


U-19 Cricket: Competition kicks off with eight contenders going beyond 500 mark

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March 01, 2015 12:00 pm

The 36th Bata-the Sunday Times Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2015 contest, which kicked off on February 15, has made sturdy progress within a matter of a week. &n...


Cricket: Is the ICC controlled by money and influence?

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March 01, 2015 09:00 am

Sri Lanka’s aspirations to win the 2015 World Cup is being tested to the utmost by the ICC scheduling which has given them the hardest possible route to glory and fans here quest...


Big Match: Battle of the Blues Old Boys’ game on Sunday

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March 01, 2015 06:00 am

The prelude to the traditional Big Match between Royal and S. Thomas' Colleges will be staged at the SSC ground on Sunday (1) between the old boys of both schools.   The...


ICC WC: Lankans ready for the England challenge on Sunday

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March 01, 2015 03:00 am

Notwithstanding the impressive win on Thursday over Bangladesh, the Lankans go in today to face the tentative Englishmen a bit weary.   The day after the match the Lanka...


Big Match: Isipathana vs Thurstan encounter ends in draw

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March 01, 2015 12:10 am

The 52nd Battle of the Brothers big match encounter between traditional rivals Thurstan and Isipathana fizzled out to a tame draw at the SSC ground on Saturday (28).   T...


Table Tennis: All-Island Open Ranking tournament at Lumbini Court

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February 27, 2015 08:00 pm

Over 600 players are expected to compete at the All-Island Open Ranking Table Tennis Tournament 2015 which will be held at the Lumbini College Courts from Saturday (28) to Monday (...


Sports Minister to take stern action against Association Heads who skipped Sports Association Meeting

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February 27, 2015 04:44 pm

Minister of Tourism and Sports Navin Dissanayake said that stern action will be taken against Heads of Sports Associations who did not attend the meeting between the Minister of Sp...


Dilshan post match press con transcript

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February 27, 2015 02:51 pm

Addressing the post match press conference after Sri Lanka’s 92 run victory over Bangladesh, man of the match T.M. Dilshan said the game was a very important one to the entire te...


Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs at World Cup

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February 26, 2015 05:38 pm

AFP- Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup Pool A match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday. Sri Lanka scored 332 for one after electing to bat with ...


Hockey: Navy grounds Air Force to win Women’s Championship

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February 25, 2015 07:00 pm

Navy Sports Club beat Air Force Sports Club by 3-0 to win the 23rd Women's Hockey Nationals held at the Ministry of Sports Astro Turf last Sunday (22).   At halftime the...


ICC WC: ICC approves Sri Lanka’s replacement

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February 25, 2015 03:45 pm

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 has approved Upul Tharanga as a replacement player for Je...


Under-performing Sri Lankans pledge to 'play every single game like a final'

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February 25, 2015 11:50 am

While Sri Lanka still are favourites in Thursday's day-nighter at the MCG, against Bangladesh Captain Angelo Mathews expects a tough match. "Bangladesh have performed really wel...


Rugby: Fazil Marija to lead Sri Lanka 7s for Borneo

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February 24, 2015 06:00 pm

Kandy SC flyhalf Fazil Marija will continue to lead the Sri Lanka Sevens Rugby team at the forthcoming Borneo Rugby Sevens which will be played in Malaysia this weekend.   ...






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