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Kusal Mendis - Cricket

Sublime South Africa smash Sri Lanka to sweep series

South Africa took 16 Sri Lanka wickets in a little over two sessions to secure a ruthless victory by an innings and 118 runs in the third and final test at the Wanderers on Saturday.

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South Africa favourites to beat visiting Sri Lanka

South Africa will look to produce a dominant series display against Sri Lanka, starting with the first test in Port Elizabeth on Monday, to build on last month’s triumph in Australia.

Wasim Akram

Swing king Wasim Akram to train Sri Lanka pacers

Colombo: Sri Lanka on Wednesday said it has roped in legendary Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram as a mentor ahead of the team’s gruelling tour of South Africa next month.

Kusal Mendis

Sri Lanka snatch thrilling victory over wasteful Windies

Sri Lanka took three wickets in the last three overs to snatch a thrilling one-run victory over West Indies in the triangular one-day series on Wednesday.

Suranga Lakmal - Sri Lanka Cricket

Sri Lanka beats Zimbabwe by 8 wickets in tri-series opener

Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by eight wickets in the first game of a triangular limited-overs series at Harare Sports Club on Monday.

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Aussie women whitewash Sri Lanka in ODIs

Australia’s women’s cricketers have completed an emphatic 4-0 clean sweep of their one-day series against Sri Lanka with a crushing 137-run win in Colombo.

Dilhara Lokuhettige

Blames Mathews for axing

Dilhara Lokuhettige announced his retirement from Test and ODI cricket at a press conference held at the Moors Sports Club in Braybrooke Place yesterday.

Dinesh Priyantha wins Javelin Bronze medal for Sri Lanka at Paralympics

Dinesh Priyantha wins Javelin bronze at Rio Paralympics

Dinesh Priyantha Herath secured Sri Lanka’s first medal- a bronze in men’s javelin throw F46 final at the Rio Paralympics yesterday.

Upul Tharanga

Sri Lanka recalls Upul Tharanga for final ODI vs. Australia

Sri Lanka has recalled experienced batsman Upul Tharanga for the fifth one-day international against Australia after captain Angelo Mathews was ruled out of the rest of the tour with a calf injury.

Angelo Mathews

Sri Lanka’s Mathews out of remaining limited-overs games vs Australia

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the remainder of the one-day series against Australia due to a calf muscle injury, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said on Friday.

Tillakaratne Dilshan

‘Dilscoop’ Dilshan to hang up his boots

Tillakaratne Dilshan, a formidable Sri Lanka opening cricketer, has announced his retirement from ODIs after the third match against Australia on Sunday.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

No reason why cricket cannot grow in United States of America, says MS Dhoni

India One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 skipper MS Dhoni has given the thumbs up for the growth of cricket in the United States of America (USA), saying there is no reason why the game cannot be successful there.

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Sri Lanka beats Australia by 82 runs in 2nd ODI

Spin bowler Amila Aponso and seamer Thisara Perera shared seven wickets to help Sri Lanka to a crushing 82-run win over Australia in their second one-day international on Wednesday.

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Sri Lanka whitewash Australia after Rangana Herath takes seven wickets

Sri Lanka have won a Test series 3-0 against Australia for the first time after beating the tourists by 163 runs in the third Test in Colombo with the spinner Rangana Herath -taking seven wickets in a 13-wicket match haul.

Sri Lanka ace shooter Mangala Samarakoon

Shooter Samarakoon blames federation for poor show

RIO DE JANAIRO, Tuesday.- Sri Lanka’s ace shooter Mangala Samarakoon said that he feels like giving up the sport and announcing his retirement as the country’s shooting federation officials had failed to provide him a suitable shooting kit, even though the Sports Minister had released funds well in advance.

Rangana Herath hat-trick

Rangana Herath takes hat-trick against Australia

Rangana Herath became only the second Sri Lankan cricketer to claim a test hat-trick on the second morning of the second test against Australia this morning.