(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka allrounder Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi later this month with a calf strain. He had sustained the injury during training on Tuesday, before undergoing scans on Wednesday."Angelo Mathews ruled out of first Test against Pakistan"
SLC has just approved for the team to travel to Pakistan later this year. This will be the first cricketing nation to tour Pakistan after the 2009 attack. The National Cricket team may tour Pakistan later this year for a single Twenty 20 game, Sri Lanka Cricket President Thilanga Sumathiapala announced at the 33rd Annual General Meeting of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) citing that security assessments ‘look positive.’ Speaking at the AGM, he said…"Sri Lanka to tour Pakistan this year"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Australian Open champion Roger Federer beat Stan Wawrinka 6-4 7-5 in an all-Swiss final to win the BNP Paribas Open – his fifth Indian Wells triumph."Roger Federer beats Stan Wawrinka to win BNP Paribas Open"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Roger Federer played superbly to claim a third straight win over Rafael Nadal for the first time in his career and reach the last eight in Indian Wells."Roger Federer powers past Rafael Nadal, Kyrgios beats Djokovic"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Shashank Manohar, the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), has stepped down after 8-months in the role."Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC independent Chairman"
(GALLE, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka Cricket team’s Rangana Herath became the most successful left-arm Spinner in Test Cricket on Saturday (11), claiming 6 for 59 to bowl his team to an emphatic 259-run victory against Bangladesh National Cricket team in the first Test at the Galle International Stadium."Rangana Herath 6 wicket haul leads Sri Lanka to thumping win over Bangladesh"
(AUCKLAND, LANKAPUVATH) – Hughie Fury, cousin of former World Heavyweight Champion Tyson, will fight New Zealand’s Joseph Parker for the WBO Heavyweight Title in Auckland on 6 May."Hughie Fury to face Joseph Parker for WBO Heavyweight Title in New Zealand in May"
(LAHORE, LANKAPUVATH) – Pakistan tightened security in the City of Lahore ahead of a hugely anticipated final of its domestic cricket league on Sunday (05), pushing ahead with a rare high-profile match despite a recent spike in Islamist violence."After bombs, Pakistan tightens security for rare major cricket match"
CR & FC virtually thrashed a hapless CH and FC by 62 points (10 tries, 6 conversions) to 3 (1 drop goal) in their Dialog ‘A’ Division inter-club league rugby second round match played at CR & FC grounds, Longden Place yesterday. At half time CR led 24-nil. It was an awesome performance orchestrated by CR and FC speedy winger Randitha Warnapura who scored two breathtaking tries to go along with two brilliant tries scored…"CR & FC outrun CH & FC by 62-03"