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Lasith Malinga announces retirement from all formats of Cricket

Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga announced his retirement from all formats of cricket today (September 14).

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Theekshana spins Sri Lanka to series victory over South Africa

Debutant Maheesh Theekshana produced a stunning performance with the ball to inspire Sri Lanka to a series-clinching ODI win over South Africa.

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Sri Lanka wins 02nd Paralympics Medal – Samitha Dulan Kodithuwakku claims BRONZE medal

Sri Lanka’s Samitha Dulan Kodithuwakku won the bronze medal in the Men’s Javelin Throw – F64 at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games today (30).

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Dinesh Herath thanks his family after winning gold in Tokyo

Dinesh Priyantha Herath Mudiyanselage hit three birds in one stone at the Olympic stadium today 30 August when he claimed gold, broke a new world record and won Sri Lanka’s first-ever gold medal in Paralympic history.

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GOLD MEDAL for Sri Lanka at Tokyo Paralympic Games with a World Record

Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Priyantha won the first Gold Medal for Sri Lanka at the Tokyo Paralympics after he set a new World Record in the Men’s F46 Javelin Throw with a distance of 67.79m.

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RCB rope in Wanindu & Chameera for IPL 2021

The Sri Lankan pair of Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera, as well as Australia’s Singapore-born Tim David, have joined Royal Challengers Bangalore for the second part of IPL 2021.

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Former Sri Lanka cricketer Avishka Gunawardene appointed Afghanistan team’s batting coach

Former Sri Lanka cricketer and Sri Lanka A coach Avishka Gunawardene has been appointed batting coach of Afghanistan, the Afghanistan Cricket Board has announced.

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Isuru Udana retires from international cricket

Allrounder Isuru Udana has announced his retirement from international cricket, conveying his decision to Sri Lanka Cricket through a letter on Friday.

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Sri Lanka bans 3 cricketers for breaching virus bubble

Sri Lanka cricket officials have banned three national team players for one year from international cricket and fined them $50,000 each for breaching a bio-secure bubble during the recent tour of England.

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Sri Lanka wins 20 overs cricket tournament against India

Sri Lanka won the third and final Twenty20 International cricket match against India and won the T20I tournament a short while ago.

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India vs Sri Lanka: 8 players identified as close contacts of COVID-positive Krunal Pandya return negative tests

The Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka breathed a huge sigh of relief on Tuesday as it was confirmed that none of the other player who came in close contact with Krunal Pandya are positive for coronavirus.

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Ranatunga slams Sri Lanka over Indian ‘B team’ tour

Sri Lanka’s World Cup-winning skipper Arjuna Ranatunga on Friday slammed the island’s sports leaders for agreeing to a tour by a “second level” India side.

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Sri Lanka to discipline players after Covid bubble breach

Sri Lanka’s cricket board on Monday initiated disciplinary action against three players, including vice-captain Kusal Mendis, after videos emerged appearing to show them breaching their bio-secure Covid bubble in England.

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Sri Lankan cricket players refuse to sign reduced pay contracts

Sri Lanka’s national cricket players Saturday refused to sign new pay contracts by a weekend deadline, but said they will take part in the tour of England later this month.

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Sanath Jayasuriya signs as coach at Mulgrave

Sri Lanka great Sanath Jayasuriya will coach in Melbourne next season after putting pen to paper with an ambitious Eastern Cricket Association club.

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Rangana Herath front-runner to be Bangladesh spin bowling coach

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) are very close to appointing a spin bowling coach while a new batting coach is also expected to be appointed soon, according to cricket operations chairman Akram Khan.

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