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England Made To Toil As Jimmy Anderson Delivers A Spell Of Mastery

2021-01-24 18:39:00

Sri Lanka resuming from their overnight score of 229 for 4, eventually went on to post a total of 381 runs, whilst England wrapped up the day’s proceedings to be 98 for 2 at the end of day 2 of the 2nd Test played between England and Sri Lanka and powered by Daraz at the Galle Esplanade yesterday...


Mathews Ton Helps Sri Lanka Labour To 229/4

2021-01-23 15:34:00

Sri Lanka seeking to win the 2nd Test and square the two test Daraz powered series against England, ended the day on 229 for 4 off 87 overs, in what could be best described as an opening day that saw two veterans, one from each side, demonstrate the perfect art of how test match cricket ought to be played with both bat and ball...


Grand Park Arena’s Indoor Cricket facility To Be Opened By Minister of Sports Today

2021-01-20 13:49:00

Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Hon.Namal Rajapaksa will be the Chief Guest and will open a state of the art Indoor Cricket sporting facility named Grand Park Arena in Piliyandala later this evening...


Rob Lewis the gentle English Cricket fan finally served justice

2021-01-18 20:45:00

Rob Lewis, commonly known as ’England’s most patient Cricket fan’, the gentle Cricket soul who was stranded in Sri Lanka for 10 straight months amid the Covid-19 pandemic in the determination of cheering his mates in the England Vs Sri Lanka Test Cricket series, only to be kicked off Galle Fort moments before the match started, has finally been recognised by the England Cricket Team, as a hero in the world of Cricket!..


England ’Root’ Sri lanka by 7 Wickets To Win 1st Test Match

2021-01-18 15:39:00

England required just 56 deliveries to knock off the remaining 36 runs needed to win the 1st Test Match in the Daraz powered two test series against Sri Lanka when play resumed on day 5 at the Galle Esplanade earlier this morning...


England On Threshold Of Victory - Need 36 Runs To Win 1st Test Match

2021-01-18 13:26:00

England remained on the threshold of winning the 1st Test of the Daraz powered two test series against Sri Lanka and played for the Moose Clothing Cup 2021 at the Galle Esplanade yesterday...


Sri Lanka Fight Back After Bowling England Out For 421

2021-01-17 21:55:00

Sri Lanka fought back to be 156 for 2 wickets at the end of play after they bowled out England for 421 on day three of the 1st test in the Daraz powered two test series at the Galle esplanade yesterday...


England Provides A Batting Master Class On Day Two

2021-01-17 20:06:00

England ended the day in a commanding position, as they piled on a further 193 runs for the loss of only two wickets in a rain shortened day in the 1st Test played of the two test series powered by Daraz for the Moose Clothing Cup 2021 against Sri Lanka at the Galle Esplanade on Friday...


Sri Lanka ‘Self Destruct’ Bowled out for 135

2021-01-17 18:07:00

England took under 47 overs to bundle out Sri Lanka for a paltry first innings total of 135 runs in their first innings in the first test match played in the Moose Clothing Cup 2021 at the Galle Esplanade last Thursday...


Root acknowledges lone England fan in Sri Lanka upon reaching double-century

2021-01-17 15:20:00

Much has been made of the remarkable sequence of events that led to Rob Lewis attending the ongoing Test between England and Sri Lanka at Galle...


Cricket at risk, Sports Minister to make tough decision

2021-01-17 14:42:00

Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa went on public record stating that the fate of Cricket in Sri Lnaka cannot be satisfied with, adding that tough decisions ought to be taken in reviving the sport...


The most patient Barmy Army Cricket Fan kicked off Galle Fort

2021-01-14 20:11:00

Rob Lewis, who is now named as ’England’s most patient Cricket fan’, is a member of England’s Barmy Army Cricket fan club and had waited 10 patient months in Sri Lanka upon his arrival in the island on March to witness the most fantastic England - Sri Lanka Test cricket match, only to be kicked off Galle Fort by Police...


South Africa Win Test Match Inside Three Days & Series 2/0

2021-01-06 18:28:00

South Africa wrapped up the two test Betway series in clinical style, when they went on to grab Sri Lanka’s balance six wickets and knocked off the winning 67 runs needed for no loss to win the game by 10 wickets and the series 2/0, at the Wandered grounds in Johannesburg yesterday...


Sri Lanka Fight Back - Sniff Chance At Win

2021-01-05 13:41:00

Sri Lanka bounced back to claim the last nine South African wickets for 84 runs, wipe out the deficit and take a slender lead of 5 runs, on the 2nd day of the 2nd test match in the Betway Series played at the Wanderers Grounds in Johannesburg yesterday...


Moeen Ali tests positive for Covid-19 as England arrive in Sri Lanka

2021-01-04 20:17:00

Ali enters 10-day self-isolation period and appears certain to miss first Test..


South African Quicks Bundle Out Sri Lanka For 157

2021-01-04 14:22:00

Sri Lanka’s 2nd Test in the Betway Series commenced in miserable fashion once again, when they were bowled out for 157 runs in less than 41 overs at the Wanderers in Johannesburg yesterday...


South Africa Complete Operation ’Mop Up’ To Win First Test

2020-12-31 03:28:00

South Africa completed operation ’mop up’ and went on to demolish Sri Lanka by an innings and 45 runs on the afternoon of the fourth day, in the first Betway Test series played at the Centurion Grounds yesterday...


Sri Lanka ’Huff & Faf ’ As Du Plessis Scores 199

2020-12-29 14:02:00

South Africa recorded their highest score against Sri Lanka, when they amassed a total of 621 runs to take a comfortable 225 run lead at the end of the third day’s play of the 1st Betway Test Series, played between the two countries at the Centurion, Super Sport Park yesterday...


Proteas Batsmen Hit Back - Courageouly Transforms Game

2020-12-28 14:30:00

South Africa bounced back on day two to bowl out Sri Lanka and then hit back scoring runs at a blistering pace, to end the day on 317 for 4, in the 1st Test of the Betway Test Series game played at the Centurion in South Africa yesterday...


Sri Lankan Batsmen Stamp Authority As Proteas Bowlers Wither Away At Centurion

2020-12-27 15:07:00

South Africa operating with an inexperienced and below par four pronged pace attack, especially with three of their quartet having played a mere 12 test matches between themselves plus a debutant, let Sri Lanka off the hook, which saw the hosts eventually go on to post a commanding score of 340 for 6 wickets on day one of the 1st Betway Test Series against South Africa played at the Centurion yesterday...


Lanka Premier League T20 Final: Jaffna Stallions Win The Crown - Sport Of Cricket Wins It All

2020-12-17 18:23:00

Twenty one days of fabulous cricketing entertainment came to an end, as the Jaffna Stallions as predicted earlier, went on to beat a gallant Galle Gladiators side by 53 runs in the final of the inaugural Lanka Premier League T20 Tournament, which took place at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Sooriyawewa Hambantota last night...


Lanka Premier League T20: Over 150 Million Viewers To Watch Grand Final Tonight

2020-12-16 14:21:00

The much looked forward to Lanka Premier League T20 Grand Final scheduled to be played later this evening, is anticipated to be watched by a global television audience of over 150 million viewers, as the Galle Gladiators, a team who have simply risen like a phoenix from the ashes, take on the Jaffna Stallions, the firm favourites predicted on paper to lift the cup...


Lanka Premier League T20: Jaffna Stallions Beat Dambulla Viikings To Gallop Into The Final

2020-12-16 09:25:00

The Jaffna Stallions put on a magnificent all round performance to beat the much fancied Dambulla Viikings by 37 runs, in the second semi final of the Lanka Premier League T20 Tournament at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium at Sooriyawewa Hambantota last Monday...


Anthony Joshua shows his mettle with dramatic knockout of Kubrat Pulev

2020-12-14 23:00:00

Anthony Joshua retained his world heavyweight titles after he knocked out Kubrat Pulev in the ninth round on Saturday night...


Lanka Premier League T20: Colombo Kings In Sensational Loss As Galle Gladiators Win

2020-12-14 19:09:00

The Galle Gladiators entered the Grand Final of the Lanka Premier League T20 Tournament when they went on to beat the table top leaders the Colombo Kings by 2 wickets in the first Semi-Final game played in the Lanka Premier League T20 Tournament at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Sooriyawewa, Hambantota last evening...


Namal stabbed behind back? Sri Lanka Cricket Board dropped from Sports Ministry

2020-12-14 15:42:00

Sri Lanka Cricket Board has reportedly been dropped from Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa’s scope...


Lanka Premier League T20: Brothers In Arms - As Players & Officials

2020-12-13 13:15:00

According to a Media Release issued by Sri Lanka Cricket, it is interesting to note that the ongoing Lanka Premier League T20 Tournament features four sets of brothers involved in the competition, either in the form of players or officials...


Lanka Premier League T20: The Gracious Heckler Of Virtue and Truth

2020-12-12 19:25:00

Angelo Perera the Dambulla Viikings batsman and Sri Lankan International player, received much flak in the print media and also on several other social media platforms, when his displayed on field antics were not well received, when his team took on the Galle Gladiators on the 9th of December 2020...


Lanka Premier League T20: Commentators Sing For Their Supper In Angelo’s Defense

2020-12-10 17:22:00

Even though Angelo Perera got away scot-free, his captured on field behavior and viewed by millions on global television, would perhaps not augur too well, especially for any budding cricketer who was eagerly watching yesterday’s game...


Lanka Premier League T20: Galle Gladiators Flayed By Shinwari The Afghan Viiking

2020-12-10 13:29:00

The Dambulla Viikins ended up beating the Galle Gladiators by 6 wickets in a ding dong battle for supremacy and that too in the last ball of the game, when Samiullah Shenwari their bowler turned batting hero last night, walloped a last ball six to seal the win, in the ongoing Lanka Premier League T20 game, played at the Mahinda International Cricket Stadium at Sooriyawewa yesterday...