Sri Lanka Cricket’s Head Coach quits

Sri Lanka Cricket’s Head Coach quits

Colombo, June 24 (newsin.asia) – The Head Coach of the Sri Lanka national cricket team, Graham Ford, on Saturday announced he would be stepping down from his post, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement. The 56 year old South African, who was more popularly known as ‘Fordy’ was appointed as the Head Coach in February […]

Indian cricket coach Kumble resigns over Kohli’s ‘reservations’

Indian cricket coach Kumble resigns over Kohli’s ‘reservations’

Mumbai, June 21 (newsin.asia) – India’s head cricket coach, Anil Kumble, has handed in his resignation after he was informed by the BCCI that Captain Virat Kohli had reservations with Kumble’s ‘style’ and him continuing as the Head Coach. In a statement, Kumble, a former Indian captain and cricketer himself, said Kohli’s reservations had surprised […]

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 […]

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