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AB de Villiers - 9000 runs off 9005 balls  👤560

2017-02-25 13:28:26

205 Innings taken by AB de Villiers to complete 9000 runs in ODIs - the fewest among the 18 batsmen to get there. Sourav Ganguly was the previous fastest - 228 innings.

IAAF clears three Russians to compete as neutral athletes  👤1353

2017-02-24 16:26:28

Three Russian athletes have been cleared to return to competition by the IAAF's doping review board.

Rooney's agent in China to discuss move  👤1709

2017-02-23 12:23:27

Wayne Rooney's agent Paul Stretford is in China to see if he can negotiate a deal for the forward to leave Manchester United.

Shaky Sailors face Havelock hurdle  👤1639

2017-02-23 10:46:32

CT Sports: Navy Sports Club and Havelock Sports Club fights for a place in the Clifford Cup final as these two rugby giants go head to head in the all important semi-final at Race Course International Rugby Stadium in Colombo this evening.
Havies who were fancied for the league title at the end of the first round, ended up being second, losing twice to Kandy, but they will have another go at the champions should they hold off the Sailors today.

Dickwella to miss final clash  👤1265

2017-02-22 13:05:36

Sri Lanka received a huge blow ahead of their third and final T20 against Australia to be played in Adelaide Oval today as dashing opener Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited over games as punishment for showing dissent during Sunday's pulsating Twenty20 win over Australia.

Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene refuse to play final at Lahore  👤2256

2017-02-21 13:09:55

Chris Gayle , Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene have refused to travel to Lahore to play the final match of the ongoing second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

MCA 'C'Division 50 Over League Tournament Final on 25 February  👤1928

2017-02-21 12:00:21

Standard Chartered will meet Commercial Credit & Finance 'B' in the final of the 6th 'BMW/Hyundai' Trophy – MCA 'C' division 50 over League Tournament 2017 on 25 February at the MCA Grounds, commencing 10.00 a.m.

Dickwella banned from the rest of the Australian series- ICC  👤1943

2017-02-21 11:28:55

Niroshan Dickwella banned from playing in the 3rd T20 and 1st ODI against Australia for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct.

India face South Africa today  👤2020

2017-02-21 10:46:47

The South Africa and India Women cricket teams will battle it out in the tournament final of the ICC women's qualifier today at the P. Sara Oval at 10 a.m.

Bingham beats Trump to win Welsh Open  👤1135

2017-02-20 17:34:44

Stuart Bingham held his nerve in a tense final frame to beat Judd Trump 9-8 and win his first Welsh Open title.

Real Madrid extend lead  👤1322

2017-02-20 12:01:57

(AFP) Gareth Bale made an instant impact on his return from injury as Real Madrid extended their lead at the top of La Liga to four points with a 2-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday.

Sri Lanka qualify for ICC World Cup  👤1563

2017-02-20 10:01:15

CT Sports: Sri Lanka qualified for the ICC Women's World Cup when they secured a 42 runs victory over Bangladesh Women on the Duckworth/Lewis system in a rain-affected ICC Women's qualifier played at NCC grounds yesterday.

Track World Cup: Emily Nelson wins omnium silver in Colombia  👤1317

2017-02-18 14:13:22

Emily Nelson won silver for Great Britain in the omnium at the Track Cycling World Cup in Colombia.

Sri Lanka beats Australia in 1st T-20  👤1076

2017-02-17 18:00:05

Sri Lanka (172/5 in 20 ov) beat Australia (168/6) by 5 wickets in the 1st T-20. Asela Gunarathna 52. Dilshan Munaweera 44.

Golf trainers receive licenses’ to teach school children  👤1693

2017-02-17 10:59:42

The Sri Lanka Golf Union, the governing body of Golf in Sri Lanka, launched the inaugural 'Train the Trainer' Programme, under the tutelage of a Class A Professional (PGTCA).

Malinga set for return against new-look Australia  👤1688

2017-02-17 09:56:02

Sri Lanka spearhead Lasith Malinga will mark his return to International T20 after an year when Sri Lanka take on Australia in the first game in the three match T20I series to be played at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) today.

Thurstan record 7th win  👤1706

2017-02-16 10:27:20

Thurstan College Colombo recorded their 7th outright victory this season when they beat Maliyadeva College Kurunegala by 9 wickets at Kurunegala yesterday. Naveen Gunawardhane had a match bag of 14 wickets for 85 runs including 9/30 in the second inning.

Super six starts today  👤1507

2017-02-15 08:23:54

CT Sports: The super six of the ICC Women's Qualifier will kick off today with Sri Lanka facing Pakistan at NCC Grounds.

Root named England Test captain  👤1330

2017-02-14 11:13:49

Joe Root has been named as England's Test captain, succeeding Alastair Cook, who last week stepped down after four years in the job.

Zahira and Shashthrananda win  👤1203

2017-02-13 11:02:54

Zahira College Colombo and Shashthrananda MV Dehiwala won their matches of the "Singer Cup" Under-19 inter schools Cricket tournament played yesterday.

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