Sri Lanka rode on Sakuna Liyanage’s run-a-ball 85 to post 218 before Dunith Wellalage’s left-arm spin helped the island nation bowl out Scotland for 178 in ICC U-19 World Cup 2022.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa had tendered his letter of resignation to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on January 3. However, after meeting the Sri Lankan Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa recently, the southpaw has changed his mind.
Sri Lanka Cricket informed that it decided to lift the one-year international ban on Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Mendis after the request of the players.
Danushka Gunathilaka scored 299 runs, including two half-centuries and a career-best score of 61, across 8 Test matches he played. His last appearance for Sri Lanka in the format came in 2018.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa represented Sri Lanka in five ODIs and 18 T20Is, scoring a total of runs 409 across formats which included three fifties. He was part of Sri Lanka's T20 World Cup 2021 squad.
Rumesh Ratnayake, 58, will replace Mickey Arthur as the head coach of the Sri Lankan national cricket team. The South African had vacated the post in November last year.
Sri Lanka scored only 106 runs in the revised quota of 38 overs after rain interrupted the game. Chasing a revised target, Angkrish Raghuvanshi's unbeaten fifty took India home with 9 wickets in hand and 99 balls to spare.
Check match and telecast details of the U-19 Asian Cup 2021 between India and Sri Lanka. India are seven-time champions. Sri Lanka, who have lost their four previous finals to India, are looking for their maiden title.
Sri Lanka Cricket appointed Mahela Jayawardene as a consultant coach for the national teams. Currently, he is helping the Sri Lanka side as they prepare for next year’s ICC U-19 World Cup to be held in West Indies.
Ramesh Mendis (5/35) and Lasith Embuldeniya (5/66) took five wickets each as West Indies lost their last eight wickets for just 40 runs. Chasing 297 runs to win, West Indies were bowled out for 132.
Catch Day 5 highlights and cricket scores of the second and final SL vs SL Test in Galle. Sri Lanka won the first Test by 187 runs and thus completed a series sweep against the West Indies.
Catch Day 4 highlights and cricket scores of the second Test match between Sri Lanka and West Indies, being played in Galle. At the close of play, Sri Lanka were 328/8 (119). They lead by 279 runs.
At the end of the day's play, Sri Lanka were 46/2 in the second innings having conceded a 49-run lead to visitors West Indies in the second Test in Galle on Wednesday.
The hero of the day is surely Ramesh Mendis whose 6/70 brought Sri Lanka back into the game after Kraigg Brathwaite (72) lifted West Indies. Sri Lanka had earlier scored 204 in their first essay.
When Day 2's play was called off, West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite was on 22 and Nkhrumah Bonner on 1. The tourists trailed Sri Lanka by 135 runs with nine wickets in hand.
In a letter to UNP leader and former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday, Arjuna Ranatunga said the UNP has not managed to revive and rebrand itself after the recent electoral losses, which led him to resign.
On yet another rain-affected day in Galle, Sri Lanka collapsed from 113/1 to 204 all out. West Indies were 69/1 at the close of play on Day 2 of the second Test. Catch highlights.
Play on Day 1 of the second Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies a Galle International Stadium was suspended because of bad light in the 35th over. Sri Lanka won the first match by 187 runs.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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