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India thump SL by 107 runs in first ODI

Fifties from Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur, followed by Poonam Yadav’s four-wicket haul shaped India Women’s 107-run rout of Sri Lanka Women in the first ODI in Ranchi. After being inserted, Mandhana

Edwards guides England to third place

An unbeaten century from England captain Charlotte Edwards led her team to a four-wicket win against New Zealand, which secured third place in the Women’s World Cup. In what may be Edwards’

Sri Lanka rescues 138 stranded on sinking boat

Sri Lanka’s navy on Sunday rescued 138 Bangladeshi and Myanmar nationals from a sinking fishing vessel off the island’s eastern coast, officials said. One passenger was found dead while many of the


Jayawardene to step down as SL skipper

Mahela Jayawardene will step down as captain of the Sri Lanka test and one-day teams after the current tour of Australia and has backed Angelo Mathews to replace him. The 35-year-old Jayawardene

SL lose Welegedara for final Test

Sri Lanka seamer Chanaka Welegedara was Saturday ruled out of the second and final Test against England due to a groin injury and replaced by Shaminda Eranga. All-rounder Angelo Mathews returned to

Run outs slow SL momentum

Two crucial run outs slowed Sri Lanka’s momentum in the third one-day international against South Africa at Chevrolet Park on Tuesday. Sri Lanka, trailing 0-2 in the five-match series, made a competitive

Pakistan, SL renew one-day rivalry

Pakistan and Sri Lanka open their rivalrly in limited overs cricket as the five-match one-day series which begins here from Friday promises fierce competition from two talented sides. Pakistan won the preceding

SL team attack accused granted bail

An anti-terrorism court on Friday granted bail to Muhammad Ibrahim, involved in the deadly attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in March 2009 near Liberty Chowk, against bail bond of Rs

‘Good Test wicket’ awaits Aussies, SL

Australia and Sri Lanka clash in the second cricket Test in Pallekele from Thursday, relieved they will not be playing on a dustbowl like the one in Galle. The controversial dry wicket

Najaf shines in SL league

Pakistan cricketer Najaf Latif has excelled in the Sri Lankan domestic league with his all-round performance. Playing for Sidhva Radhorao Cricket Club Sri Lanka, Najaf scored a total of 364 runs including

Aussies gear up for T20s against SL

Australia’s Twenty20 captain Cameron White said on Wednesday that he expects a tough contest against the hosts Sri Lanka during two upcoming matches. Australia will play the Twenty20 games on Saturday and