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More than a Test series for Lankans

More than a Test series for Lankans

Having had their bowling stocks severely depleted following the retirement of veteran seamer Suranga Lakmal and decisions to rest Dushmantha Chameera and Lahiru Kumara, Sri Lanka is in a painful position ahead of their two-match Test series against Bangladesh starting today in Chattogram, Bangladesh. With their absence, pace injection has fallen on the shoulders of [...]

Sri Lanka focused on Bangladesh Tests despite turmoil at home

CHITTAGONG AFP May13, 2022: Sri Lanka’s cricketers are hoping to distract their fans from political turmoil back home when they take on Bangladesh in a two-Test series starting this weekend. The first Test of the series, which is part of the ICC World Test Championship, starts on Sunday at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in [...]

Pakistan ready to help Sri Lanka in difficult times

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is ready to help Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) in difficult times and are ready to play under any conditions.In an informal conversation with reporters, PCB Director Media Samiul Hassan Burney said that it is too early to say anything about the Pakistan Test team’s tour of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is [...]

Sri Lanka Women’s team return to Pakistan after 15 years

The Sri Lanka women’s cricket team’s tour to Pakistan will be of significance and history as they will be returning to the trouble-prone land after little over a decade-and-a-half. Prior to this, the Lankan ladies last toured their Asian counterparts in 2006 for an Asia Cup tournament. Though, both the teams have played each other [...]

MoS intercepted!!!

MoS intercepted!!!

The Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) administration, which was dissolved and ousted by a Special Gazette Notification on April 1, by the then Minister of Sports, was reinstalled on Friday, after Sri Lanka’s Court of Appeal issued an Interim Order suspending the enactments of the Gazette. This will allow the duly elected office bearers of SLR [...]

Ion Tiriac sells Madrid Open

Ion Tiriac sells Madrid Open

Madrid Open event ownership is private. Over the years, it has become an attractive European sand court championships. After the French Open in Paris, Madrid Open offer the biggest prize money. The man who initiated and groomed it to be so is Ion Tiriac of Romania. Tiriac is an ice hockey player and became known [...]

Pieris wins the title for eighth time

Pieris wins the title for eighth time

Ravindra Pieris won the Over-50 category of the Senior National Chess Championship 2022 in better tiebreaker after tying with Derrick Perera with 5½ points out of possible seven games. Pieris remained unbeaten with his style of play throughout the event to become the all time winner, claiming the title for the eighth time. He who [...]

Hampshire respond well against SLC Development XI

Hampshire were trailing by 29 runs in response to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Development XI at stumps on the second day of their four-day match, being played at Southampton yesterday. Resuming on their overnight score of 4-1, Hampshire went on to add 248 more runs to their first innings total, losing four more wickets, in [...]

Opex Lanka win twin titles

‘Opex Lanka’ emerged victorious with a 35-point lead over ‘Maximum Esports Hitxerbiv’ which came in second place at the second edition of the PUBG Mobile P&S series and the P&S Free Fire Contenders Esports Championships.Team ‘Wolfgang Esports Bullet Track’ finished in third place. The tournament was conducted by Gamer.LK in partnership with Perera and Sons [...]

Wattala Antonians celebrate 80th anniversary

St. Anthony’s College, Wattala will celebrate its 80th anniversary this year with a Lasallian College Magazine to recall in a special manner the golden memories of yesteryears. Rev. Fr. Mal Fernando, the Rector of the school, heads the committee which includes Rev. Brothers of Lasalian community. The megazine committee invites all past teachers, old boys [...]

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