Category: Sports News

Shami, Siraj on fire as India book semi-final spot

Some fiery fast bowling from India’s Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj lit up their World Cup encounter with Sri Lanka and helped the unbeaten hosts secure a thumping 302-run victory on Thursday, making them the first side to book a semi-final spot.



Percy Abeysekera passes away

Percy Abeysekera, renowned cricket cheerleader, has passed away at the age of 87.



Lahiru Kumara ruled out from Cricket World Cup 2023

Lahiru Kumara has been ruled out from the remaining matches of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 following an injury.



Sri Lanka heap more World Cup misery on England with big win

Sri Lanka breathed life into their World Cup campaign and left England in increasing danger of missing out on a semi-final spot after crushing the defending champions by eight wickets in a low-scoring match on Thursday.



Angelo Mathews replaces Matheesha Pathirana in Sri Lanka squad

All-rounder Angelo Mathews has been approved as a replacement for fast bowler Matheesha Pathirana in Sri Lanka’s World Cup squad, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday.



Sri Lanka get on the board at World Cup with win over the Netherlands

Sri Lanka beat the Netherlands by five wickets with 10 balls to spare on Saturday to become the final team to claim a hard-fought victory at the World Cup after Sadeera Samarawickrama anchored the chase.



Sri Lanka Cricket lifts ban on Danushka Gunathilaka

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has fully lifted the ban imposed on Cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka.



Australia thrash Sri Lanka to revive World Cup campaign

Five-time champions Australia injected some life into their moribund World Cup campaign with a comprehensive five-wicket victory against Sri Lanka on Monday.



Kusal Mendis happy to take over as Sri Lanka captain

Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis will not change his aggressive batting approach after taking over the captaincy two games into the World Cup when team mate Dasun Shanaka was ruled out of the tournament with injury.



Sri Lanka skipper Shanaka ruled out of World Cup with injury

Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka has been ruled out of the World Cup after suffering a thigh injury, with Chamika Karunaratne approved as a replacement in the squad, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Saturday.



Tharushi Karunarathna wins Gold at Asian Games in China

Sri Lanka’s Tharushi Karunarathna won the GOLD medal in the Women’s 800m sprint at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.



Sri Lanka’s Nadeesha Dilhani Lekamge wins Asian Games athletics medal after 17 years

Sri Lanka’s Nadeesha Dilhani Lekamge bagged a silver medal in the women’s javelin throw in the Asian Games this evening (October 03).



Niluka Karunaratne announces retirement

Sri Lankan badminton player Niluka Karunaratne has officially announced his retirement today (October 01).



Danushka Gunathilaka found not guilty of sexual intercourse without consent

Sri Lankan international cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka has been found not guilty of sexual assault by a Sydney judge who said the evidence established there was “no opportunity” for him to have removed a condom during sex, and that he was truthful in his police interview.



Sri Lanka squad named for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

Sri Lanka squad taking part in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 has been announced.



Asian Games 2023: India women bag Gold medal in cricket

India women won Gold after defeating Sri Lanka women by 19 runs in the Asian Games Women’s Cricket Competition.