17 December 2018
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Two Sri Lankan lads who got awarded from the homeland of cricket

cricketTwo Sri Lankan lads who play cricket in the United Kingdom have able to get the award for the best all rounder and the best upcoming cricketer of the year.

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Sangakkara wins award at Asian Awards 2015 in London

sangaKumar Sangakkara won the award for Outstanding Contribution to Sport at the 5th Asian Awards. © Island Cricket

Sri Lankan batting phenomenon Kumar Sangakkara has bagged an award at the Asian Awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England yesterday(17). Read more...

Richie Benaud: Australia cricket legend & commentator dies at 84

richi bernardFormer Australia captain and legendary cricket commentator Richie Benaud has died at the age of 84.

A pioneering leg-spin bowler, Benaud played in 63 Tests, 28 as captain, before retiring in 1964 to pursue a career in journalism and broadcasting. Read more...

Welegedara spell equals world record

152568Chanaka Welegedara equalled the world record for the most economical four-over T20 spell, as Tamil Union handed out a 45-run defeat to Sinhalese Sports Club at the Colombo Cricket Club Ground. Read more...

Sri Lanka's journey stops quarter-final match

Sri Lanka Vs South Africa Match 18 March 2015 world cupSouth Africa cruised into the World Cup semi-finals with a one-sided thrashing of a sorry Sri Lanka in Sydney.

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AEF holds hands with Australia to empower rural communities

cycle 1“Girls Gone Riding”: Determined to empower 10-day Cycling Tour to commence on the 20th of March

Turning their Passion to Compassion, “Girls Gone Riding” travels to Sri Lanka on the invitation of the Aspirations Education Foundation (AEF). The purpose of the “Determined to Empower - Sri Lankan Charity Cycle Tour March 2015” is to raise funds for AEF to continue their charity by assisting the underserved rural schoolchildren and marginalized and underprivileged rural communities. The charity ride will cover Colombo, Gampaha, Kurunegala, Polonnaruwa, Matale, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Badulla, Monaragala, Matara, Galle and Kalutara Districts over ten days, ending on the 30th of March. Read more...

Kumar Sangakkara first to score four consecutive ODI tons

kumar sangakkaraSri Lanka's milestone man Kumar Sangakkara continues to grow taller in stature playing his best cricket towards the fag end of his career, with batting records falling to his feet at the ongoing ICC World Cup 2015. Read more...

Sri Lankan Cricket Team honoured at the Victorian Parliament Australia

ckt 1The Sri Lankan Cricket team received a very special welcome at the Victorian Parliament in Australia in the Cricket World Cup tour in Australia recently. Read more...

Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka thrash wasteful Bangladesh

cricket 2345Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara scored hundreds as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup Pool A clash in Melbourne. Read more...

Sri Lanka look to fine-tune rusty attack

cricketAt the top level, Sri Lanka's cricket travels in waves that crescendo every four years: at the World Cup. Since 2012, there has been busy talk of building for the next event - of putting in place tested personnel, fitted with a strategy that matches players' strengths, and the conditions. Read more...

Amputee soldier Guy Disney makes racing history

 81000240 oneleggedjockeyAmputee soldier Captain Guy Disney has become the first jockey with an artificial leg to ride over fences in a race in Britain.

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