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Sri Lanka bags T20 cricket world cup defeating India

Sun, 06 April 2014 22:11

(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka became the cricket world champion after 18 years yesterday by defeating India in the World Twenty20 final in Dhaka on Sunday (06).



Sri Lanka Premier Leage Cancelled

Thu, 18 July 2013 02:03

(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) says that they have decided canceled the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 league due to lack of interest by prospective buyers to invest in the franchises.



Sri Lanka Boxer stripped of Gold Medal after failing Second Doping Test

Sun, 08 May 2011 08:00

(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lankan boxer Manju Wanniarachchi was stripped of his Commonwealth Games gold medal today (08) after he tested positive for the anabolic steroids after his victory in New Delhi.



Sri Lankan Crikcet Selection Committe and Vice-captain Follows Caption

Wed, 06 April 2011 13:58

(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene quit as vice-captain and a three-member selection committee also handed over their letters of resignation today (06), following ICC World Cup defeat.



India Deserved ICC victory; Sri Lankan Skipper Says

Mon, 04 April 2011 02:25

(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara said his team were disappointed at missing out on a second World Cup title but proud to go down to a team that deserved victory more.



Sri Lanka Enters ICC Finals Beating New Zealand

Tue, 29 March 2011 13:22

(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka today (29) qualified for the ICC world cup finals beating New Zealand by five wickets in the first World Cup semi final played at the R. Premadasa stadium.



Sri Lankan Cricketer Mahela Jayawardene to Sue ITN

Tue, 01 March 2011 02:35

(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka vice captain Mahela Jayawardene is considering legal action against state owned Independent Television Network (ITN) after he and batsmen Thilan Samaraweera were accused of match-fixing, BBC says.



Manju Wanniarachchi Clinches Sri Lanka's First Commonwealth Gold Medal

Wed, 13 October 2010 09:49

(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lankan boxing star Manju Wanniarachchi clinched Sri Lanka's first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games being held in New Delhi.



Sri Lankan Cricket star Muralitharan ends glorious career at 800 wickets

Thu, 22 July 2010 11:53

(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka's leading wicket-taker Muttiah Muralitharan captured his record 800th test wicket with his final ball in cricket's traditional format today (22) as Sri Lanka cruised to a 10-wicket victory against India.



I Will quit if There is Any Interference SLC Selection Committee Chairman Aravinda De Silva

Mon, 31 May 2010 04:24

(NIDAHASA News) Newly appointed Chairman of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Selection Committee Aravinda De Silva says that he will quit my post if there is any interference in selecting the Sri Lankan Cricket team.



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