Sri Lanka
Cricket  /  Published 03.12.21

De Silva’s century powers Sri Lanka

Dhananjaya de Silva’s superb innings on Thursday helped Sri Lanka take the upper hand at the end of Day IV’s play in the second Test against the West Indies in Galle. De Silva was 153 not...
By Our Bureau

Cricket  /  Published 02.12.21

Mendis takes 6 to limit WI lead

Off-spinner Ramesh Mendis fuelled a Sri Lankan fightback, against the West Indies, with a maiden five-wicket haul. But the hosts still trail by three runs in the second innings at stumps on Day III of...
By Agencies

World  /  Published 01.12.21

Sri Lanka: Troops attack Tamil scribe

A group of Sri Lankan soldiers have been accused of brutally attacking a Tamil journalist who attempted to cover this week’s commemoration of Lankan Tamils who died in the LTTE’s final bat...
By PTI in Colombo

Cricket  /  Published 01.12.21

Windies fight back

West Indies made a steady start in reaching 69/1, bowling Sri Lanka out for a modest 204 before rain forced an early end to Day II of the second Test. Left-arm spinners Veerasammy Permaul and Jomel W...
By Agencies

Cricket  /  Published 26.11.21

Windies bow to Lanka spinners

Nkrumah Bonner and Joshua Da Silva offered brief resistance but Sri Lanka flexed their spin muscles to crush the West Indies by 187 runs in the opening Test on Thursday and take a 1-0 lead in the two-...
By Reuters in Colombo


Cricket  /  Published 23.11.21

Lanka spinners cast a spell on WI

The West Indies, quite expectedly, struggled to pass the test of spin against Sri Lanka on the second day of the first Test between the teams and as a result, the hosts enjoyed a clear upper hand in G...
By Our Bureau and Agencies

Cricket  /  Published 22.11.21

Sri Lanka batters make merry on Day One

Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne scored a century and Pathum Nissanka added 53 as Sri Lanka reached 267/3 at stumps on the first day of the first Test against the West Indies here on Sunday. Karun...
By Agencies

World  /  Published 12.11.21

Lanka: Extreme weather kills 6

At least 26 people have been killed and over 2.3 lakh others affected in recent days due to extreme weather conditions in Sri Lanka, authorities said on Friday. The months of October and November are...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

Sports  /  Published 08.11.21

Qualifiers: WI to play Lanka

Former champions West Indies and Sri Lanka will have to go through the preliminary round of next year’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia after dropping out of contention for the eight automatic q...
By Reuters in Dubai

Sports  /  Published 07.11.21

Direct Super 12s entry for Afghanistan

Bangladesh and Afghanistan were assured of a direct entry into the Super 12s in next year's T20 World Cup in Australia but two-time champions West Indies and former winners Sri Lanka will have to ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Dubai


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