Sri Lanka
Sports  /  Published 23.10.21

Debutant Namibia enter big stage

Minnows Namibia pulled off an upset in their final preliminary round match, stunning Test-playing nation Ireland to advance to the Super 12 stage of the men’s T20 World Cup on Friday. Captain G...
By Agencies in Sharjah

Sports  /  Published 22.10.21

Chance for SL batters to make some runs

Sri Lanka will aim to fine-tune their skills when they face the Netherlands in their last qualifying Group A game of the T20 World Cup on Friday.  Qualification is no longer an issue for the isl...
By Our Bureau & PTI in Calcutta, Sharjah

Sports  /  Published 21.10.21

Lanka move into Super 12, Ireland stay alive

Wanindu Hasaranga’s 71 off 47 balls was well complemented by a clinical bowling display as Sri Lanka sealed their place in the Super 12s with a massive 70-run win over Ireland in a group A first...
By Agencies in Abu Dhabi

Sports  /  Published 20.10.21

Stiff Irish test for SL

A confident Sri Lanka face an upbeat Ireland in a tricky contest of the T20 World Cup qualifiers here on Wednesday. The side that wins will move closer to a Super-12 spot. In the other game, the Neth...
By Agencies in Abu Dhabi

Sports  /  Published 19.10.21

SL sweep aside Namibia

Former champions Sri Lanka overcame initial hiccups to subdue an inexperienced yet spirited Namibia by seven wickets, beginning their quest to make the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup in right ear...
By PTI in Abu Dhabi


Sports  /  Published 18.10.21

Sri Lanka bank on Chandimal & Kusal

First round, Group A ⚫ Ireland vs The Netherlands (3.30 pm IST) ⚫ Namibia vs Sri Lanka (7.30 pm IST) ...
By Agencies in Abu Dhabi

Sports  /  Published 08.10.21

Now, Lanka hold India

India produced yet another disappointing performance as they were held goalless by Sri Lanka, ranked 205th, despite a dominant display in their second SAFF Championship match here on Thursday. The se...
By PTI in Male

Sports  /  Published 07.10.21

SAFF Championship: Indians desperate to win

A 1-1 draw against 10-man Bangladesh denting their confidence, India will need to quickly get their act together as when they take on Sri Lanka in their second SAFF Championship match here on Thursday...
By PTI in Male

Sports  /  Published 04.10.21

Our batting needs to click: Mickey Arthur on T20 World Cup

Sri Lanka are a “work in progress” and they stand a good chance of success at the Twenty20 World Cup if the team can step up their batting to match the solid bowling attack, coach Mickey A...
By Reuters in Colombo

Sports  /  Published 14.09.21

Malinga retires from cricket

: Sri Lanka pace veteran Lasith Malinga on Tuesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. His toe-crushing yorkers delivered from a low and distinct sling-arm action made him one of the g...
By Agencies in Colombo


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