Italy based sprinter Yupun Abeykoon shattered the Sri Lanka National record and the South Asian men’s 100 metres record, offering glimpse of hope to end more than two decades of wait for a Sri Lankan champion to feature in an Olympics in the glamorous sprint event.
Veteran Sri Lanka paceman Lasith Malinga has pulled out of the Indian Premier League “to be with his family”, his team said Wednesday, adding to growing list of players abandoning the coronavirus-hit Twenty20 tournament.
Sri Lanka cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara has backed Sourav Ganguly for the ICC chairman’s post, saying the BCCI president’s “astute cricket brain” and vast experience as an administrator make him a “very suitable” candidate for the role.
The International Cricket Council has reiterated that the governing body has no doubt whatsoever that the there was foul play in the 2011 World Cup final in Bombay where Sri Lanka lost a close game to the hosts India.
Former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene arrived at the Special Investigations Unit of Sports Ministry at Sugathadasa Stadium this morning to record a statement over the match-fixing allegations in the 2011 Cricket World Cup Final between India and Sri Lanka.
Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara has been requested to appear before the Special Investigations Unit of the Ministry of Sports to record a statement over alleged claims of match fixing at the 2011 Cricket World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka.
Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has joined former-teammate Mahela Jayawardene in questioning former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage who claimed the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was fixed.
Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara believes Virat Kohli can be the greatest cricketer after former Australia batsman Sir Donald Bradman. Bradman is widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.