Pathum Nissanka century put Sri Lanka U19s in command Isipathana College opening batsman Pathum Nissanka stroked a magnificent 152 for Sri Lanka U19s against South Africa U19s on day two in the second Youth Test today at Welegedara Stadium in Kurunegala. The diminutive right-hander hammered 20 boundaries and a six during his marathon and unbeaten knock of 152 and was involved in a special 182-run unbroken stand for the ...

Women’s Cricket: Army A handed title in one-sided affair The Women’s Division I limited overs tournament was brought to a close today with Army A defeating Army B in what turned out to be quite a glum contest. Earlier this week ,defending champions Navy A had qualified for the final after defeating Army B in their semifinal encounter held at the FTZ grounds in Katunayaka however ThePapare.com found out ...

#ENGvSL 4th ODI – Sri Lanka bat first at The Oval England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bowl first against Sri Lanka in the 4th ODI at The Oval in London on Wednesday. The hosts’ made one change to their XI by bringing back Moeen Ali in place of Chris Jordan. The off-spinning all-rounder was left-out at Bristol. The visiting Sri Lankans made no changes to the ...

Australia Test squad tapping into insider knowledge No stone left unturned by Cricket Australia as former Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera joins ranks ahead of tour Australia have stepped up their preparations for next month’s Sri Lanka tour by tapping into the knowledge of a former Test player to divulge the subcontinent island nation’s inner secrets. Thilan Samaraweera, a veteran of 81 Tests with 5,462 runs at ...

Roshen Silva : The Un-noted Lankan Talent I have been playing first class cricket with Colts for the last 7 years. This year I thought to do a change and joined Ragama CC. I hope to do well in all departments, especially as a batsman, and thereby get an opportunity at the highest level. Playing for Sri Lanka in any format is my dream (Ceylon Today). ...

Air Force Vs Army (A) – 2nd Semi Finals Air Force SC (A) 116 (46.4) Sanduni Abeywickrama 25, Niluka Karunaratne 4/22, Lakmali Meththananda 4/23 | Army SC – 117/5 in (40.4) Nipuni Hansika 33*, Roshini Perera 28, Niluka Karunaratne 24, Chamari Atapattu 2/27. Order by: Default Filename Size Random The post Air Force Vs Army (A) – 2nd Semi Finals appeared first on ThePapare.com.

Rain ruins Sri Lanka ‘A’ charge Persistent rain ruined third day’s play in the four-day tour game between Sri Lanka ‘A’ and Durham CC on Tuesday at Chester-Le-Street. Only 42 overs were possible as the umpires were forced to call it a day 2 hours before the scheduled end of day’s play. The visitors commenced day three on 24 for no loss in 10 overs. Sri ...

Second half brilliance by S Thomas’ over-power a determined Zahira A hat-trick of tries from Dhanuka Wijerathne and Naveen Henakankanamage saw S. Thomas’ destroying  the fighting Zahira College 1st XV outfit to book their spot in the Milo Knockouts semi-finals at Royal Complex this evening.  Full-time score: 43 – 10 in favor of S. Thomas’ Zahira’s thirst for top division rugby was finally quenched and their eagerness for glory was ...

Silva shines in his own backyard to restrict South Africa U19s Kurunegala Maliyadeva’s left-arm spinner Damitha Silva captured 4 for 56 frolicking in his home grounds to help Sri Lanka U19s dismiss South Africa U19s to 244 on day one in the second Youth Test for the Gamini Dissanayake Challenge Trophy played at the Welagedara Stadium. After cruising at 143 for 1, the visitors lost their last 9 wickets for just ...

Jayawardena’s Brilliant knock for Somerset (Highlights) Former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardena once again showed his class with some outstanding stroke-play as Somerset took on Sussex in the recent past.  Jayawardena got to a brilliant half century in just 34 deliveries on a mission to chase down a mammoth total of 223 in 20 overs.  Somerset lost Chris Gayle early as Jayawardena found himself in ...

A win can still change it around for Sri Lanka England may have won the super-series but the One Day International series is all open and anybody’s to take. One win can ideally change the whole complexion of the series so far.  It’s important for the visitors to understand their capabilities ahead of the 4th ODI at The Oval. They were absolutely brilliant in most parts of the 1st ...

Under 17 Tennis: Ananda pounce on St. Peter’s, Ladies’ take double After a resilient comeback by Peterite Inthujan Selvaratnarajah, St. Peter’s College Colombo crumbled in the 2nd Doubles to the Ananda pair Kithmin De Silva and Sanuda Amasith to create history and win the Under 17 Tennis title for the year 2016 while Ladies’ College got their double crown winning the under 17 girls’ category. The under 17 Tennis Championship started ...

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