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Dialog-ST 2019: Schoolboy Cricketer 2018 award was a Game Changer, says Kamindu Mendis

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September 15, 2019 12:15 am

Kamindu Mendis--the winner of Dialog 4G-the Sunday Times Schoolboy Cricketer 2018 has stepped into the big league, having represented Sri Lanka in limited over cricket during th...


Dialog-ST 2019: Legend Kumar Sangakkara to inspire youngsters as chief guest

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September 15, 2019 12:15 am

It's a matter of a day and few hours before the Dialog 4G-the Sunday Times Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2019 is finally revealed to the nation.  School cric...


Dialog-ST 2019: The Pinnacle of Success at the end of a demanding season

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September 15, 2019 12:00 am

The dream of every Schoolboy/girl Cricketer is to be selected Best Schoolboy/Girl Cricketer of the Year.  Every year the winner receives a glittering trophy which w...


Dialog-ST 2019: Jack of all trades and Master of All

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September 14, 2019 11:50 pm

An all-rounder is considered a complete Cricketer who plays a pivotal role in ensuring his side comes out on top by propping up wherever there is a weak link.  In t...


Table Tennis: Sri Lanka paddlers off to Indonesia for Asian Championship

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September 14, 2019 11:40 pm

A nine-member Table Tennis contingent comprising four each men and women players and an official, left Sri Lanka on Saturday (14), for the Asian Table Tennis Championship to be ...


Carrom: Western Province win National Sports Festival 2019 Championship

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September 14, 2019 11:16 pm

Western Province (WP) swept the board at the 45th National Sports Festival (NSF) 2019 Carrom Championship when they won Gold in all 6 events worked off at the championship. ...


SLC seeks security reassessment in Pakistan ahead of upcoming tour

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September 11, 2019 08:32 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has sought a security reassessment in Pakistan, after it had received a warning from the Prime Minister's office on a possible "terrorist threat...


Cricket: SLC names touring squads to Pakistan

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September 11, 2019 06:38 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) named the touring squads to Pakistan, which will begin from September 27, with two new captains appointed. Sri Lanka will play three ODIs and thr...


Sports Minister suspends Thilanga Sumathipala from SLC

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September 10, 2019 04:13 pm

Sports Minister Harin Fernando has suspended Thilanga Sumathipala from functioning as a Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) office bearer pending an inquiry over his position. In a ...


Lahiru Thirimanne and Dasun Shanaka will lead ODI and T20 teams to Pakistan

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September 09, 2019 07:03 pm

Lahiru Thirimanne and Dasun Shanaka will lead the Sri Lanka ODI and T20 teams to Pakistan after several senior players including ODI skipper Dimuth Karunaratne and T20 skipper L...


Dialog-ST 2019: Top performers in line for Best Batsman's award

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September 08, 2019 04:33 pm

A keen tussle is on among three Junior National cricketers for the Best Batsman’s award, in the Premier Schools segment, with two of them passing the 1,000 runs mark. &n...


Cricket: 'Keep Cricket clean' - Sangakkara pleads at NCC Felicitation

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September 08, 2019 12:32 pm

Sri Lanka cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara was critical in underlining the responsibility of domestic cricket clubs' to keep the sport clean from corruption, as the country&...


Cricket: SLC-Hathurusingha standoff continues

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September 08, 2019 09:31 am

A month after Chandika Hathurusingha was asked to relinquish his duties with the national team, his employer Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is trapped between a rock and a hard place, ...


Cricket: SLC fails to COPE up; comes under heavy fire at hearing

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September 08, 2019 06:28 am

The incompetence and ineptitude of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officials was laid bare before Parliamentary watchdog Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) this week when they contr...


Dialog-ST 2019: Three each in contention for Best Bowler's award

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September 08, 2019 03:00 am

The responsibility of a bowler towards the success of a cricket team is not second to any other member of the team.  The good work of the batsmen go with the wind, ...


Rugby: Sri Lanka make four changes for Asian 7s Leg 2

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September 08, 2019 12:10 am

It could be said that despite finishing fifth in the First Leg of the Asian Rugby Sevens Rugby Series, the Sri Lankan team was unable to perform up to expectations.  ...


Chess: A Northern Star checkmates for Silver at Junior Nationals

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September 07, 2019 11:50 pm

The sole competitor from the Jaffna peninsula, a lad with an engaging smile and a pleasant disposition was found to be the easiest to make friends with, at the Junior Chess Nati...


Football: We need to be strong for FIFA Qualifiers says Packeer Ali

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September 07, 2019 11:20 pm

Sri Lanka football national coach Nizam Packeer Ali told the reporters that the physique of his players and the fitness level is below par compared to the players of Turkmenista...


Netball: Museaus down Gateway with ease to retain Museaus-Alles Challenge Trophy

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September 07, 2019 10:45 pm

The magnificent seven of Museaus College retained the Marie Museaus-Rohini Alles Challenge Netball Trophy with an excellent win over Gateway College 37-18 in the 2nd encounter p...


Athletics: Over 17,000 athletes in action at Sir John Tarbat Championships

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September 07, 2019 10:15 pm

All arrangements have been made to conduct the 89th edition of the John Tarbat Senior Athletic Meet, the country’s history-making platform for the budding athletes.  ...


Hockey: Sri Lanka's junior stickers eye top position in Singapore tournament

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September 07, 2019 10:14 pm

Sri Lanka's junior stickers are geared to aim for a top three position at the inaugural Air Asia Women's Junior AHF (Asian Hockey Federation) Tournament which begins o...


Golf: Sisira Kumara wins Lectra GP August Edition by 1 stroke

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September 07, 2019 03:59 pm

George Patrick Sisira Kumara snatched an amazing victory from N. 'Rajok' Amarapadma in the final round of the August Edition of the Lectra Grand Prix 2019, firing an e...


Malinga takes four wickets in four balls

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September 07, 2019 08:49 am

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga claimed four wickets in four balls for the second time in his international career to rip through the New Zealand batting order in a Twenty2...


MCA Cricket: MCA Veterans vs Lanka Cavaliers T20 match on Saturday

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September 06, 2019 01:22 pm

The 16th edition of the “Tyrone de Silva” Challenge Trophy, Twenty20 cricket encounter, between MCA Committee Veterans and the Lanka Cavaliers will take place this S...


Cricket: SLC annual accounts approved by its membership

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September 06, 2019 12:34 pm

The annual Audited Accounts of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), certified by the Auditor General's Office has been approved by its General Membership according to the SLC Media Uni...


Football: Turkmenistan beat Sri Lanka 2-0 in FIFA World Cup Qualifier

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September 06, 2019 11:33 am

Turkmenistan recorded a comfortable 1-0 win against Sri Lanka in the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Round 2 first leg match played at the Racecourse ground in Colombo on Thursday (5)....


Golf: Amarapadma takes Lectra August Edition lead in Round 2

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September 06, 2019 11:22 am

Narahenpitage Amarapadma, fondly known as ‘Rajok’ fired a ‘five under par 66’ in the second round of the Lectra Grand Prix 2019 August Edition to cruise ...


Golf: Sanjeewa takes Lectra GP August Edition lead

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September 05, 2019 10:58 am

The Lectra Grand Prix 2019 August Edition got underway at the Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC), sponsored by Apparel Technologies member of the Bobbin Group of Companies supportin...


NZ in SL: Kusal Mendis and Shehan Jayasuriya uncertain for final T20

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September 04, 2019 04:41 pm

Kusal Mendis and Shehan Jayasuriya are unlikely to feature in Sri Lanka’s third Twenty20 International against New Zealand on Friday (6), since both suffered leg injuries,...


Bridge: NBC Open Pairs Tourney on September 29

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September 02, 2019 09:00 am

The Nugegoda Bridge Club (NBC) will conduct its Open Pairs Bridge Tournament on September 29, commencing 9.15 am, in the Players Luncheon Room of the Sinhalese Sports Club. ...




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