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Australia coach out with COVID for start of Sri Lanka tour

New head coach Andrew McDonald will miss the start of Australia’s cricket tour to Sri Lanka after testing positive for COVID-19.

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Sri Lanka to propose for transfer of Asia Cup 2022 venue

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is expected to propose to the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) to shift the Asia Cup, scheduled from August 27 to September 11, out of the country as the island is currently reeling under the economic and political crisis.

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Yupun Abeykoon sets new national and South Asian record

Sri Lanka’s Yupun Abeykoon has set a new national record and a South Asian record in the men’s 200 metres during an athletic meet held in Italy yesterday (May 22).

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Former Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds killed in car crash

Former Australian test cricketer and two-time World Cup winner Andrew Symonds has died following a car accident in Queensland, Cricket Australia confirmed on Sunday.

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Sri Lanka wins toss and bats in 1st test against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and elected to bat first in the opening test of the two-match series on Sunday.

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Australia names full-strength squads for Sri Lanka tour

Australia will be at close to full strength for all three legs of its Sri Lankan tour as 34 players were named Friday for the all-format matches in June and July.

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Yupun Abeykoon records fastest time in Asia for 150 metres

Sri Lanka’s sprinter Yupun Abeykoon has surpassed the Asian fastest time in the 150 metres, at a meet held in Italy on Sunday (April 24) by finishing the event in 15.16 seconds beating the previous fastest time (15.35 secs) set by Japan’s Yoshihide Kiryu in 2017.

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IPL 2022: Rajasthan Royals appoint Lasith Malinga as fast bowling coach ahead of new season

Rajasthan Royals on Friday announced the appointment of Sri Lanka legend Lasith Malinga as the franchise’s Fast Bowling Coach ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.

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Australia cricket legend Shane Warne dies of suspected heart attack

Australia cricket legend and the greatest leg-spinner of all-time, Shane Warne, has died, aged 52.

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Wanindu Hasaranga ruled out of T20I series against India

Sri Lankan all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga has been ruled out of the three-match T20 series starting tomorrow (February 24).

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Mendis fifty helps Sri Lanka to avoid clean sweep against Australia

Opener Kusal Mendis struck an unbeaten 69 off 58 balls to help secure a consolation five-wicket victory for Sri Lanka, who fired with both bat and ball against Australia in the fifth and final Twenty20 international on Sunday.

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Wanindu Hasaranga tests positive for COVID-19

All rounder Wanindu Hasaranga has tested positive for COVID-19 during a Rapid Antigen Test conducted this morning (February 15), Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced.

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Mendis returns, Binura out, Sri Lanka fined, Pathum in trouble

Top order batsman Kusal Mendis is set to return for today’s third T-20 International in Canberra after completing his quarantine period and returning two negative PCR tests having missed the opening two encounters.

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Dushmantha Chameera and Maheesh Theekshana sold in IPL Auction

Sri Lankan fast bowler Dushmatha Chameera has been sold for INR 200 lakhs at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held today (February 13).

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IPL auction 2022: Wanindu Hasaranga joins RCB for INR 10.75 crore

Sri Lankan leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga joined Royal Challengers Bangalore for Indian Rs. 10.75 crore (Sri Lanka Rs. 290 million) at the IPL 2022 mega auction in Bengaluru on Saturday.

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Suranga Lakmal to retire from international Cricket

Former Sri Lanka Test Captain Suranga Lakmal has decided to retire from all forms of International Cricket following the completion of the upcoming Sri Lanka Tour of India 2022.

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