Not only did Warnapura led Sri Lanka in its maiden Test match in 1982 vs England, but he also scored the first run and faced the first ball for the island nation.
On Friday, Chief of Army Staff Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane witnessed the culmination of the exercise and lauded the troops of both contingents for their high standards of training and professionalism.
Catch highlights and cricket scores of the third and final T20 International match between Sri Lanka and South Africa. Proteas won by 10 wickets.
Catch cricket scores of the second T20 International match between Sri Lanka and South Africa. Proteas won by nine wickets.
Check match and telecast details of the first T20 International match between Sri Lanka and South Africa. Proteas lead the three-match series 1-0.
Despite Dinesh Chandimal's unbeaten 66, Sri Lanka could only manage 135/6 in reply to South Africa's 163/5. Catch highlights of SL vs SA first T20 international
Check match and telecast details of the first T20 International match between Sri Lanka and South Africa. SL won the preceding ODI series
Debutant Maheesh Theekshana starred with a four-wicket haul as Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 78 runs in the third ODI
Catch highlights and cricket scores of the third and final ODI match between Sri Lanka and South Africa
Check match and telecast details of the third and final ODI cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa. SL are looking for their first series win in eight years
Catch highlights and cricket scores of the second ODI cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Check out match, team and telecast details of the Sri Lanka vs South Africa’s second ODI in Colombo here
The Sri Lankan government has been under consistent pressure from medics and opposition to set up its efforts against COVID-19.
Three players - Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella and Kusal Mendis - who are currently serving a ban were not considered.
Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi told reporters that 100 metric tonnes of oxygen would be imported from India next week and more orders would be placed depending on the need.
Krunal, after sensing symptoms, had red-flagged team doctor Abhijit Salvi on July 26 but neither the Rapid Antigen Test was done nor was the player isolated.
Udana played only 21 ODIs and 35 T20 Internationals with just 45 wickets to show for his efforts
Sri Lanka won the three-match series against a severely depleted Indian team 2-1 on Thursday night.
Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol along the India-Pakistan International Border, on the outskirts of Jammu.PTI Photo
A member of Village Defence Committee (VDC) of the Lam village participates in a workshop organised by Army, in Rajouri district.PTI Photo
A family clicks a selfie at a cinema hall, in Thane. The Maharashtra government has allowed cinema halls to reopen from today.PTI Photo
Workers put EVMs and VVPAT machines into a helicopter for transportation ahead of Mandi parliamentary constituency by-elections, at Tandi helipad in Lahaul & Spiti district.PTI Photo
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visits the rain-hit Dungri village in Chamoli district. Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj (L) and Disaster Management Minister Dhan Singh Rawat (2R) are also...PTI Photo
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