Category: Sports News

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.



Sachithra Senanayake granted bail

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Sachithra Senanayake who was remanded over the allegations of match-fixing, was granted bail today (September 25) by the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court.



Wanindu Hasaranga likely to miss ICC World Cup due to hamstring injury – report

After sustaining a grade 3 hamstring strain, Sri Lanka spin bowling all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga is likely to miss out on the ICC Cricket World Cup in India starting from October 05 onwards.



Hearing of Danushka Gunathilaka’s case concludes, verdict to be delivered next week

The hearing of the case against Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka over alleged sexual assault before the New South Wales District Court has been concluded and Judge Sarah Huggett will deliver her verdict on 28 September, Australian media confirmed.



Dasun Shanaka to remain Captain for ICC World Cup 2023

Dasun Shanaka will remain as the ODI Captain of the Sri Lanka national Cricket team for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.



Alleged victim of Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka grilled over intimate acts

The alleged victim of an international cricket star has been grilled in court about whether the Sri Lankan man took off a condom during sex.



Alleged rape victim of Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka ‘feared’ for her life, court

The alleged victim of a cricket star accused of raping a woman after an international sporting event in Sydney told a court she “feared” for her life.



Ruthless India rout Sri Lanka to win Asia Cup as paceman Siraj shines

India lifted the Asia Cup after routing defending champions Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the final with Mohammed Siraj claiming a career-best 6-21, including four wickets in one over, at the R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday.



Maheesh Theekshana out of Asia Cup final due to injury

Sri Lanka spinner Maheesh Theekshana will miss the Asia Cup final against India after sustaining a hamstring injury during their win over Pakistan, the country’s cricket board (SLC) said on Saturday.



Sachithra Senanayake further remanded

Former Sri Lankan cricketer Sachithra Senanayake who was arrested over allegations of match fixing in the Lanka Premier League (LPL) in 2020, has been further remanded until September 25.



Sri Lanka pip Pakistan to make Asia Cup final vs India

Sri Lanka kept their Asia Cup title defence alive as they beat Pakistan by two wickets in an edge-of-the-seat thriller on Thursday to book their place in Sunday’s final against India.



Lasith Malinga makes massive call on Dunith Wellalage’s future

Sri Lanka legend Lasith Malinga has heaped praise on Dunith Wellalage, after the young spinner had India’s high-profile top-order in a spin with a superb bowling performance at the Asia Cup.



Muttiah Muralitharan criticizes Pakistan Cricket Board’s costly tickets for Asia Cup 2023

Muttiah Muralitharan believes Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is to be blamed for this fiasco due to the high ticket prices set by the board, who is the official host for the continental tournament.