Virender Sehwag slams unsportsmanlike conduct of Sri Lankan players

Virender Sehwag slams unsportsmanlike conduct of Sri Lankan players

New Delhi, Dec 4 – Former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag has slammed the Sri Lankan players for disrupting the ongoing 3rd Test match against India, making a fuss about the weather and complaining about having difficulties in breathing, stopping play for 26 minutes on three occasions. The 3rd Test match is being played in the […]

Forcible conversion of Hindus to Islam is extremism, says Imran Khan

Forcible conversion of Hindus to Islam is extremism, says Imran Khan

Karachi, October 24 (Dawn/newsin.asia): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that forcibly converting Hindu girls to Islam after abducting them is “extremism” and a “wrongdoing” and not Islam. Extremists mistakenly believe that  forcibly converting someone to Islam will bring them religious merit,” he said addressing the  Hindu community at a ceremony connected with […]

India’s woman cross country biker Sana Iqbal dies in a road accident

India’s woman cross country biker Sana Iqbal dies in a road accident

Hyderabad, October 24 (TNIE): Indian cross-country woman biker, Sana Iqbal, who had taken up the fight against suicide and depression by spreading awareness through her bike rides, died in a car accident on the outskirts of Hyderabad early on Tuesday. Twenty-nine-year-old Sana and her husband were travelling to Tolichowki on the Outer Ring Road (ORR) […]

ICC launches match fixing probe in Sri Lanka

ICC launches match fixing probe in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sept 28 (newsin.asia) – The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation in Sri Lanka following accusations that some of the country’s national cricket players were involved in match fixing, local media reported Sunday. Three members of the ICC’s Anti Corruption Unit have arrived in the country to meet senior cricket officials and speak […]

What Sri Lankan cricket needs right now: nurture, patience and a rear-view mirror

What Sri Lankan cricket needs right now: nurture, patience and a rear-view mirror

By Kanishkaa Balachandran/The Hindu They lost the Test series to India 3-0, they conceded the subsequent one-day series 5-0; they lost the only Twenty20, thereby losing all matches played through the series; their designated captain for the one-dayers was suspended for two matches due to a slow over-rate and his replacement had to be replaced […]

India, Sri Lanka 4th ODI to be played amidst tight security

India, Sri Lanka 4th ODI to be played amidst tight security

Colombo, Aug 31 (newsin.asia) – Over 1000 police personnel will be deployed at the 4th One Day International cricket match which will be played between India and Sri Lanka in Colombo on Thursday, police said. Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara told reporters here that in addition to the deployment of security personnel,  CCTV camera surveillance will […]

Sri Lanka selectors resign after defeats to India

Sri Lanka selectors resign after defeats to India

Colombo, Aug 29 – The Sri Lanka selection committee headed by Sanath Jayasuriya has decided to resign following the recent sequence of poor results. As they had already picked the squads for the last two ODIs and sole T20 of the India tour, they will remain in force in case any additions need to be made. […]

Sri Lanka Police launch probe against unruly spectators at India Vs SL match

Sri Lanka Police launch probe against unruly spectators at India Vs SL match

Colombo, Aug 29 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lankan Police, on Tuesday said it had launched an investigation to identify suspects who had stirred trouble at an international cricket match played between Sri Lanka and India on Sunday. Police Chief, Pujitha Jayasundara told local reporters that police had commenced a special probe to identify suspects who had thrown water […]

How Sri Lanka coach was bullied by cricket officials ahead of 2nd ODI vs India

How Sri Lanka coach was bullied by cricket officials ahead of 2nd ODI vs India

Colombo, Aug 24 – Sri Lankan cricket, in crisis with the national team plunging from one low on the field to another in the ongoing India tour, scrambled on Wednesday to limit the public relations disaster that followed defeat against Virat Kohli’s side in the first One-day International at Dambulla at the weekend. Sri Lankan […]

Sri Lanka hopes to play in Lahore, security assessments done

Sri Lanka hopes to play in Lahore, security assessments done

Colombo, Aug 15 – Sri Lanka is committed to playing at least one Twenty20 International against Pakistan in Lahore in September if all logistical and operational plans fall in place. Thilanga Sumathipala, the chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket, at the conclusion of the Asian Cricket Council Annual General Body meeting in Colombo on Sunday (August 12)  said […]

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