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Under pressure Sri Lanka desperate to level series


The Sri Lankan team go into the second One-Day International against Bangladesh under intense pressure after the tourists took a 1-0 lead following their massive 90 run win on Saturday here at Dambulla. Today’s game is do or die affair for the Sri Lankans as they have never lost a series to Bangladesh before.

The Sri Lankans conducted an extended training session yesterday lasting for four hours with special emphasis on fielding. Drop catches and misfields have hurt the Sri Lankans in the bilateral series so far and has attracted much criticism. Fielding cost the hosts the second Test as well, which they lost by four wickets at P. Sara Oval, a fortnight ago.


Gura promises to lift fielding standards


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Geethal Fernando destroys Moors


Former Under-19 fast bowler Geethal Fernando bowled an unplayable spell to help Old Bens to a comprehensive ten wicket win over Moors Sports Club in a Division III match.

Moors were shot out for 52 runs in 12 overs and Old Bens reached the ta...

Kandy Model Superior

The inaugural match between Kandy Model School and Wattegama Central played at the Police grounds ended in a comfortable win for the former.

All rounder Avishka Kekulandara produced a very good all round performance to take the Man of the Matc...

Intriguing battle on the cards


An intriguing battle is on the cards when Gurukula meet arch rivals Sri Dharmaloka in the 29th Battle of Kelaniya which starts at the P. Sara Oval today.

As a Division I team and as the only team to have enjoyed success in this series, the on...

Wanithe of St. Anne’s College completes 1000 runs


Wanithe Wanniarachchi of St. Anne’s College, Kurunegala completed 1000 runs in the on going Under 19 School Cricket season. The stylish right-hand batsman achieved the milestone in 15 matches and 20 innings averaging 59.5. He scored three cent...

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