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All Blacks beat France to win rugby World Cup

Oct 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Foreign Affairs, Sports

New Zealand has defeated France in the Rugby World Cup final, clinging on for a tense 8-7 triumph at a packed Eden Park in Auckland. The victory hands the All Blacks their second World Cup triumph after defeating the French in the final when they hosted the tournament in 1987. It is the third time […]



India all out 146

Aug 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Daily News, Sports

Some spirited hitting by last pair P.P. Ohja (16 not out) and Munaf Patel (15) saw India reach 146 before ‘Mystery Man’ Ajantha Mendis (3 for 21 off 9 overs) bowled the latter on the last ball of the 26th over. India chose to bat first after skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss in […]



No Contract For Lasith Malinga ?

Aug 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Daily News, Sports

It is indeed perplexing that the Sri Lankan Cricket Board(SLCB) has not offered an annual contract to the star pace bowler Lasith Malinga as the rest of the country’s top players signed their contracts recently and explanations towards this seem tatty and unclear as SLCB sources appear to suddenly show an apathetic indifference towards one […]



Sri Lanka win final Test to take Series 2 – 1

Aug 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Daily News, Sports

Sri Lanka waltzed to a richly deserved eight wicket victory over India in the final Test and also a series clinching 2-1 victory at the P.Sara Oval yesterday, 65 minutes after tea on the fourth day. Chasing 122 for victory, they achieved the target- 123-for two wickets with Malinda Warnapura unbeaten on 54 and Mahela […]



Mahela Jayawardena the Captain of Sri Lanka’s Cricket Team launched his own website

Jun 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Sports

Mahela Jayawardena the Captain of Sri Lanka’s Cricket Team launched his own website last week while Sri Lanka Cricket Team Vice Captain Kumar Sangakkara signed for his website with Cryptodyne. The website www.mahelajayawardena.com takes one to the world of Mahela as to when he began his career, statistics, tour diaries, awards, photos, video galleries and […]