Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

Test cricket set to return to Pakistan after a decade

LAHORE: Pakistan are set to host a Test series for the first time in a decade, against Sri Lanka next month as the two-match Test series will be played in Rawalpindi and Karachi, on December 11 and 19 respectively. The Test series was originally scheduled to be played in October ...

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Sri Lanka tightens sports betting rules to fight cricket graft

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka introduced tough penalties for match-fixing and tightened sports betting restrictions in a bid to stamp out graft scandals that have dogged the country´s cricket team. Allegations of corruption have plagued Sri Lankan cricket for years, including claims of match-fixing ahead of an international Test against England last ...

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Cricket Australia complete clean-sweep of Sri Lanka

MELBOURNE: With another all-round, comprehensive display, Australia eased to a seven-wicket win in the final T20I against Sri Lanka to complete a 3-0 sweep in Melbourne on Friday. Sri Lanka put up a better performance than they managed in the first two T20Is. Kusal Perera scored a half-century, and put ...

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Lady in Lanka sets the screens on fire

BOLLYWOOD: Sara Ali Khan who is currently shooting for the remake of the 1995 movie Coolie No 1 has took some time off from work to enjoy a small vacation in Sri Lanka. In the pictures, Sara can be seen taking a dip in the swimming pool and sipping coconut ...

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Sri Lanka to rope in Brett Lee and Jonty Rhodes

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is believed to be making efforts to rope in the services of Brett Lee and Jonty Rhodes as the bowling and fielding coach respectively for the men’s senior national team. According to Ceylon Today, a local daily in the island nation, SLC have set out ...

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Sri Lanka score first-ever series win against Pakistan

LAHORE: Heroics of Bhanuka Rajapaksa helped Sri Lanka win the second T20 by 35 runs and also win the T20 series against No. 1 Pakistan at their home ground. At Gaddafi Stadium on Monday night, Sri Lanka not only won the second T20 but also won the series against the ...

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Pakistan cricket team breaks India, Australia’s series win record

LONDON: Pakistan cricket team defeated Sri Lanka in the third ODI of the historic home series on Wednesday, which was their 92nd victory against the Islanders, which is a world record. Earlier, Australia had defeated New Zealand and India had beaten Sri Lanka in 91 matches each. The Australian team ...

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Fakhar, Haris lead Pakistan to ODI series win over Sri Lanka

KARACHI: Pakistan cruised to a five-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the third and final ODI in Karachi on Wednesday to clinch the three-match series 2-0 at the National Stadium. Pakistan had won the second ODI by 67 runs while the first match was washed out without a ball being ...

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Babar Azam star in Pakistan’s 67-run win over Sri Lanka

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket fans left the National Stadium Karachi with big smiles on their faces as the national team registered a thumping 67-run win over Sri Lanka in the second ODI to take an unbeatable 1-0 lead in the three-match series on Monday. Pakistan rode on a magnificent hundred from ...

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Second Pakistan-Sri Lanka ODI postponed till September 30

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board announced that the second game of the three-match series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Karachi has been postponed till September 30. The game at the National Stadium was to be played on September 29. The first ODI on Friday was abandoned without a ball ...

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