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Sunday, 22 May 2016





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Kusal Mendis the only Lankan batsman to respond to Englandís bowling with an aggressive maiden Test half-century on the third day of the first Test at Headingley on Saturday

Lose first Test by an innings

Inexperienced Sri Lanka undone by swing

LEEDS: Sri Lankaís inexperience against the swinging ball proved to be their undoing in the first Test against England at Headingly where they crashed to an innings and 88 runs defeat inside three days.The high quality swing bowling of Jimmy Anderson, Stuart Broad and Steven Finn was too much for the Lankan batsmen to handle as they were shot out for 119 after being forced to follow-on.


A Pakistan Cricket Board bombshell: Uneducated players hurting game

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan said the absence of educated players in the team has been a major contributor to the teamís recent downfall. Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shahryar Khan says absence of educated players in the national team was one of the reasons for its recent poor performance.Talking to the media in Quetta, Khan said that presently only Misbah-ul-Haq was a proper graduate in the team.Ē


Sisira and Gayani excel in BOC meet

Sisira Ekanyake ( Waligamuwa Branch) and Gayani Premachandra ( 2nd City Branch) won the Best Athletes award at the Banka Of Ceylon Central Province Athletics Championship concluded recently at the Bogambara grounds recently.


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