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Tait Anounces his Retirement  👤1034

2017-03-27 13:31:30

Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, thus ending his illustrious 15-year career at the competitive level.

Only SLC opposes Manohar at ICC  👤2095

2017-03-26 15:58:40

ESPN: ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar submitted his resignation, but just 10 days later he had agreed to withdraw it and continue in his post, supposedly persuaded by a vast majority of the ICC Board of Directors to remain.

Richmond meets Thurstan in final today  👤2695

2017-03-26 09:30:47

Richmond College Galle will meet Thurstan College Colombo in the final of the "Singer Cup" Under-19 inter schools Division One Limited Over Cricket tournament at Campbell Park today (26).

Virat Kohli a long shot for India in fourth Test against Australia  👤2354

2017-03-24 15:37:52

Virat Kohli is in serious doubt for the final match of the tied India-Australia series in Dharamsala and will have to pass a fitness test.

St. Thomas' will meet St. Servatius  👤2637

2017-03-24 12:37:56

Two leading schools in Matara, St. Servatius College and St. Thomas' College will lock horns at the 117th annual cricket encounter at the Uyanwatte Stadium Matara on 24 and 26 March.

Big match of Panadura begins today  👤2830

2017-03-24 09:14:44

Panadura's big cricket encounter, the 25th 'Battle of the Greens' between Royal and St. John's Colleges will battle for the Mervyn J. Cooray Memorial Trophy at the Panadura Esplanade on 24 and 25 March.

Junior Golf Championship from 18-21 April  👤1469

2017-03-23 10:05:54

The Sri Lanka Junior Golf Championship organized by Sri Lanka Golf Union, with Perera & Sons being the main sponsor, will be held from 18–21 April at Royal Golf Club. This Championship was inaugurated 4 years ago with the hopes of getting the youth more interested in playing golf at a professional level.

Royal hockey team on historic tour to Australia  👤1844

2017-03-22 12:01:40

The undisputed National Schools hockey champion team of Royal College will be on a tour to Canberra, Australia from 23 March to 1 April as per an invitation received from Australian Hockey ACT via the Sri Lankan High Commission in Canberra. In 2016 after a highly competitive tournament at the Astro hockey turf, the U-18 team went on to win the gold medal and prove their supremacy.

Hillwood tennis court gets facelift  👤1964

2017-03-22 10:04:01

The 101 year old tennis court of Hillwood College got a facelift and was opened recently thanks to the initiatives taken by the Principal and Past Pupils Association.

JP Duminy withdraws from VIVO IPL 10  👤2128

2017-03-21 13:29:33

Delhi Daredevils on Monday advised that all-rounder Jean-Paul Duminy has withdrawn from the upcoming edition of the VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL).

Thurstan take on Nalanda in semi-final  👤2087

2017-03-21 09:57:40

Thurstan College will meet Nalanda College in a semi-final clash in the 'Singer Cup' U-19 inter schools Division One Limited Overs Cricket tournament at Surrey Grounds Maggona today.

Bangladesh wins second test agianst SL  👤1351

2017-03-19 16:30:35

Bangladesh (467 & 191/6) won the second test against Sri Lanka (338 & 319) by 4 wickets.

Miandad calls for death penalty for match-fixers  👤1776

2017-03-19 15:53:17

Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad has demanded death penalty for those involved in match-fixing. "Why don't you take strong measures?

Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tyrrell Hatton & Matthew Fitzpatrick three off lead  👤1443

2017-03-19 11:55:59

England's Tyrrell Hatton and Matthew Fitzpatrick are both three shots off the lead going into the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Sri Lanka announces ODI squad  👤2102

2017-03-18 12:35:48

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced the names of the 15 players who will form the squad for the One-day International matches against Bangladesh which starts on 25th March at the Dambulla International Cricket Stadium. The team which will be captained by Upul Tharanga will also comprise of the following: Niroshan Dickwella Dhananjaya de Silva Kusal Mendis Asela Gunaratne Dinesh Chandimal Kusal Janith Perera Danushka Gunathilake Suranga Lakmal Lahiru Kumara Vikum Sanjaya Bandara Thisara Perera Sachith Pathirana Seekkuge Prasanna Lakshan Sandakan

Thurstan and Maris Stella command the games  👤1497

2017-03-17 11:36:22

Thurstan College Colombo and Maris Stella College Negombo have taken control in their games in the quarter-finals of the 'Singer Trophy' Under 19 division 1 inter schools in the cricket tournament played at Kadirana and Surrey grounds yesterday on day one.

112th ‘Battle of the Lovers’ Quarrel’ Galle comes alive with big match  👤1686

2017-03-17 08:38:29

Galle town will come alive as their most anticipated cricket encounter between Richmond and Mahinda Colleges will begin today at the Galle International Cricket Stadium.

Chandimal scored 8th test century  👤2073

2017-03-16 11:04:51

Dinesh Chandimal scored his 8th test century during the 2nd test against Bangladesh.

Dharmaraja will meet Kingswood on 17/18  👤2266

2017-03-16 09:59:43

Dharmaraja College and Kingswood College two leading schools in the Hill Capital Kandy will clash in the 111th 'Battle of the Maroons' (Kandy's oldest big match) on Friday (17) and Saturday (18) at Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium for the 'T.B. Tennakoon Memorial Shield'.

Manohar resigns as ICC chairman  👤959

2017-03-15 19:22:04

Shashank Manohar resigned as ICC Chairman, after 8 months, citing personal reasons.

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