21 September 2018
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Cricket needs comprehensive governance reforms not a concentration of power

trasperency internationalTransparency International (TI) chapters from nine cricket-playing countries, including Australia, India and United Kingdom, express serious concern at proposed reform of the International Cricket Council (ICC)  and call on the ICC to publish a formal response to the Woolf Report and meanwhile halt any other significant governance reforms. Read more...

Sri Lanka defeats Pakistan by nine wickets

sl cricketSri Lanka produced a professional performance to register its biggest victory over Pakistan by nine wickets in the second Test in Dubai, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Read more...

Ashes 2013-14: What is England's best Test team for Sri Lanka?

cricketer UKEnglish cricket is in disarray after the devastating 5-0 Ashes whitewash by Australia.The fault lines in Alastair Cook's team were first exposed and then ripped open by an Australia team hell-bent on avenging their defeats in the previous three Ashes series. Read more...

Should Sri Lanka's chief selector Jayasuriya step down?

cricketsImagine for a moment what would have transpired if, during his playing days, Sanath Jayasuriya was prevented from playing in the IPL because a selector felt that his performances for Sri Lanka were unsatisfactory. Read more...

New Zealand's Corey Anderson blasts fastest century in history of one-day internationals

 

andersonCorey Anderson hit the fastest century in one-day international history for New Zealand against West Indies in Queenstown. The 23-year-old all-rounder took just 36 balls to reach three figures, beating the previous record of 37 by Pakistan's Shahid Afridi which had stood for 17 years.

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Michael Schumacher's family in bedside vigil after ski accident

michelThe family of German motor-racing champion Michael Schumacher are at his bedside as he fights for life following a skiing accident in the French Alps. Read more...

Farbrace named as Sri Lanka coach

 

poulfarbePaul Farbrace, the former Sri Lanka assistant coach, has been appointed the new Sri Lanka coach on a two-year contract, starting on January 1. Read more...

Namal closes roads in Colombo for two days

night raceRoads in Galle Face and Pettah areas in Colombo are closed for two days, today (14) and tomorrow (15), for Colombo Night Races organized by MP Namal Rajapaksa’s Carlton Sports Club. Read more...

Sturm regains world title after dethroning Barker

sturnGermany's Felix Sturm has become a world champion for the fourth time after winning back the IBF middleweight belt by dethroning England's Darren Barker with a second-round technical knock-out. Read more...

Sebastian Vettel wins record ninth consecutive race in Brazil

red bull-raceRed Bull's Sebastian Vettel brought the F1 season to a close with victory in an action-packed Brazilian Grand Prix.

He controlled the race despite a scare caused by a pit-stop mix-up to equal a record of nine consecutive F1 victories set by Alberto Ascari in 1953. Read more...

Sachin Tendulkar: India legend's final Test under way

sachin thenduThe 200th and final Test in the stunning career of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar is under way in his home city of Mumbai. Read more...

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