Category: Sports News

Muttiah Muralitharan

Sri Lankan players not capable enough to play in IPL: Murali

Muttiah Muralitharan believes that talented cricketers do exist in Sri Lanka, but they need to polish their skills a lot more to play in the IPL.

Lasith Malinga T20 hat-trick

Lasith Malinga: Sri Lanka bowler takes hat-trick but Bangladesh win Twenty20

Lasith Malinga became the fifth man to take a Twenty20 international hat-trick but it was not enough to prevent Sri Lanka losing by 45 runs to Bangladesh.

Upul Tharanga and Kusal Perera

Perera guides Sri Lanka to six-wicket win

Kusal Perera struck a quick-fire half century to steer Sri Lanka to a six-wicket win over Bangladesh in the first of their two-match Twenty20 International series in Colombo on Tuesday (Apr 4).

Thisara Perera

Kulasekara takes four to help Sri Lanka level series

Seamer Nuwan Kulasekara picked up four wickets to help Sri Lanka register a comfortable 70-run win in the third and final one-day international against Bangladesh on Saturday and level the series at 1-1.

Kusal Mendis

Sri Lanka post 321 for four after Mendis century

Sri Lanka’s top-order batsman Kusal Mendis made most of the reprieve and went on to post an unbeaten 166 as Sri Lanka finished on 321 for four at stumps on day one of the first Test against Bangladesh in Galle on Tuesday.

Asanka Gurusinghe

Gura, perfect room-mate, he used to make my coffee – Jayasuriya

Most young cricketers have identified Asanka Gurusinha as a no-nonsense, straight talking, ruthless individual, but former captain Sanath Jayasuriya yesterday shed some light into the gentle side of Sri Lanka’s legendary number three batsman

Asela Gunaratne and Seekkuge Prasanna

Army promotes Seekkuge and Gunaratna

Sri Lankan army has promoted Seekkuge Prasanna to the position of Warrant officer first class, and Asela Gunaratna to the position of Warrant Officer second class, based on their National Level performances.

Angelo Mathews

IPL: Mathews sold to Delhi Daredevils for SLR 4.5 crore

Sri Lanka’s captain Angelo Mathews has been bought by Delhi Daredevils for Sri Lankan Rupees (SLR) 4.5 crore in Indian Premier auctions in Bengaluru.

Asela Gunaratne

Sri Lanka take unassailable 2-0 lead, win second T20I by 2 two wickets

Asela Gunaratne smashed a boundary off the last ball to secure a thrilling two-wicket victory for Sri Lanka against Australia in the second Twenty20 Internationals on Sunday.

Lasith Malinga vs Australia

Sri Lanka clinch Melbourne thriller to welcome back Malinga

Chamara Kapugedera smashed a boundary off the last ball to secure a thrilling five-wicket victory for Sri Lanka against Australia in the first Twenty20 Internationals on Friday.

Lasith Malinga vs Australia

Sri Lanka beat PM XI in T20 series warmup

CANBERRA, Australia: Opener Upul Tharanga hit an unbeaten 47 and Vikum Sanjaya captured three wickets as Sri Lanka beat a Prime Minister’s XI by five wickets in their Twenty20 series warmup in Canberra on Wednesday.

Virender Sehwag

I feared Muttaih Muralitharan the most: Virender Sehwag

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag was one of the most feared batsmen of his time. In his 14-year playing career, the Indian cricketer dominated all types of bowlers across all formats.

Cricket Australia

Australia name experimental T20 squad for Sri Lanka series

Australia named uncapped batsman Michael Klinger and bowlers Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner and Billy Stanlake in their Twenty20 squad on Wednesday for their series against Sri Lanka this month.

Seekkuge Prasanna

Sri Lanka defeat Proteas to claim maiden series win in South Africa

Sri Lanka has claimed its first international cricket trophy on South African soil after beating the Proteas by five wickets in the third T20.

Angelo Mathews

Sandakan stars on debut as Sri Lanka level T20 South Africa series

Sri Lanka left-arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan took four wickets on his debut in a three-wicket victory over new-look South Africa that levelled the three-match Twenty20 series on Sunday.

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.