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Musician’s son who made England eat humble pie

Half-way through the ICC Cricket World Cup, Sri Lanka’s campaign was in shambles. Then came the biggest upset of the tournament. The 1996 champions overcame favourites England. The selectors made a big call ahead of the game. Lahiru Thirimanne was axed and the untested Avishka Fernando made his World Cup debut.Read More...

Australia crush England to reach World Cup semi-finals


Australia captain Aaron Finch hit a hundred before left-arm quicks Jason Behrendorff and Mitchell Starc shared nine wickets as the reigning champions thumped England by 64 runs at Lord’s on Tuesday to book their place in the semi-finals of the...

Nethul steers Lumbini to crushing win


Skipper Nethul Rajapaksha set the stage for Lumbini to record their second bonus point victory when he picked up five wickets to rattle Moratu Vidyalaya for 65 runs in the Under-17 Division I tournament Group ‘B’ match at the BRC Ground ...

Control the controllables, Hatu’s message lead up to crunch games


The equation to qualify for the semi-finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup is not too straightforward for Sri Lanka. Although winning two of their remaining three games should be good enough for the former champions to book a berth in the semis, the perf...

Babul Hassan, Pallekanugala MVU12 football champs


Babul Hassan Vidyalya, Warakapola and Pallekanugala MV, Kegalle emerged champions in the boys and girls categories respectively in the All Island Under-12 Milo Champions Cup Football tournament concluded at the Jayathilake Stadium, Nawalapitiya on Sund...

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