No one expected us to win – Sri Lankan captain

No one expected us to win – Sri Lankan captain

Colombo, June 9 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said that no one really expected Sri Lanka to win by beating India in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Group B encounter, Indian Media reported today. Addressing the post- match conference held in London last night, Mathews has said he hoped that the victory may just […]

Sri Lanka says Susanthika cannot auction olympic medal

Sri Lanka says Susanthika cannot auction olympic medal

Colombo, June 7 (NIA) – Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara, on Wednesday, lashed out at former Sprint Queen Susanthika Jayasingha, stating she could not auction her Plympic medal as it belonged to the state. “The country has spent millions on her, for her training and her competitions, so she cannot think the medal belongs to […]

Indian woman climbs Mt Everest twice in five days and five times in six years

Indian woman climbs Mt Everest twice in five days and five times in six years

Guwahati, May 21 (Express News Service): Anshu Jamsenpa created mountaineering history for Indian women on Sunday, by climbing Mount Everest twice in five days and notching up five successful ascents to the world’s highest peak  in six years. A mother of two daughters, Anshu is the first Indian woman to scale Mt.Everest  five times since 2011 […]

Cricket legend Aravinda De Silva resigns from Sri Lanka cricket commitee

Cricket legend Aravinda De Silva resigns from Sri Lanka cricket commitee

Colombo, May 5 (NIA) – Sri Lanka’s former cricket maestro and present Chairman of the National Cricket Committee, Aravinda De Silva, on Friday handed in his resignation to the Cricket Board. De Silva cited personal reason as reasons for his resignation, which will come into effect from July 1. The Sri Lanka Cricket Committee is […]

Bangladesh turns down tour invitation by Pakistan Cricket Board

Bangladesh turns down tour invitation by Pakistan Cricket Board

Dhaka, April 1 – The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has turned down an invitation from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for a tour before July this year. In an attempt to bring international cricket back to the country, the PCB had invited Bangladesh for a two-­match T20 series to take place later this year, the Dawn […]

Fake doctor responsible for Virat Kohli bombshell

Fake doctor responsible for Virat Kohli bombshell

Mumbai, March 17 – Indian skipper Virat Kohli did not take field Friday while recuperating from a shoulder injury on the second day of the third Test against Australia in Ranchi. Kohli hurt his right shoulder while fielding on Thursday and went off in the afternoon session on the opening day, leaving vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane […]

Milestones in 140 years of cricket

Milestones in 140 years of cricket

By Kanishkaa Balachandran/The Hindu Test cricket was born on March 15, 1877. We look back at some significant milestones in the game’s longest format. It all began at the now iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 15, 1877 when Australia took on England for the first ever officially recognised Test match. The first ball was […]

Three England players back out from Pakistan Super League final

Three England players back out from Pakistan Super League final

Karachi, March 1 – Three English players of the Quetta Gladiators — Kevin Pietersen, Tymal Mills and Luke Wright —announced on Wednesday that they will not be participating in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final to be played in Lahore on March 5. Luke Wright said in a tweet that he has a “young family” […]