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Jayasuriya: 'Nissanka’s double was pure bliss'

Jayasuriya: 'Nissanka’s double was pure bliss'

Nissanka’s extraordinary innings guided Sri Lanka to a commanding victory over Afghanistan in the first ODI of their three-match series.

11 February,2024 06:39 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Nissanka stars against AFG, becomes first Lankan to hit double ODI ton

Nissanka stars against AFG, becomes first Lankan to hit double ODI ton

The opener finished unbeaten on 210 to break the island nation’s long-standing record of 189 by Sanath Jayasuriya against India in 2000

10 February,2024 07:15 AM IST | Sri Lanka | AFP
Sri Lanka readies for challenge in Afghanistan ODI series

Sri Lanka readies for challenge in Afghanistan ODI series

Afghanistan are making a name for themselves in white-ball cricket, and will take the field with several of their key stalwarts

08 February,2024 08:31 PM IST | Colombo | mid-day online correspondent
Dasun Shanaka left out of Sri Lanka's 16-member ODI squad ahead of AFG series

Dasun Shanaka left out of Sri Lanka's 16-member ODI squad ahead of AFG series

Shanaka's snub comes after his poor run in the ODI format. He managed to score just one half-century in the last 21 ODI innings and also had an average of 12.25. Along with Shanaka, batter Nuwanidu Fernando and leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay have also been left out of the squad

08 February,2024 04:30 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Hosts Lanka dominate meek Afghans in resounding 10-wicket win

Hosts Lanka dominate meek Afghans in resounding 10-wicket win

Afghanistan were bowled out for 296 in their second innings, setting Sri Lanka the small target, with Dimuth Karunaratne and Nishan Madushka finishing the job within 7.2 overs

05 February,2024 04:30 PM IST | Colombo | mid-day online correspondent
Afghanistan's gritty fightback reduces Sri Lanka's lead to 42

Afghanistan's gritty fightback reduces Sri Lanka's lead to 42

Afghanistan had to show fight in their second dig after being shot out for 198 in the first innings to concede a lead of 241

04 February,2024 06:41 PM IST | Colombo | mid-day online correspondent
Ilaiyaraaja's daughter Bhavatharini passes away at 47 in Sri Lanka

Ilaiyaraaja's daughter Bhavatharini passes away at 47 in Sri Lanka

Ilaiyaraaja's daughter Bhavatharini was reportedly battling cancer and was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Sri Lanka

26 January,2024 08:09 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
18 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy

18 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy

The incident took place on Tuesday off the coast of Mannar in the northeast, the Sri Lanka Navy said

18 January,2024 07:47 AM IST | Colombo | Agencies
AI redefines fingerprint analysis

AI redefines fingerprint analysis

The research was published in Science Advances after rejections from forensic journals. 

14 January,2024 07:55 AM IST | Columbia | Agencies
7 international road trips you can go on from India

7 international road trips you can go on from India

Do you like to hit the road? Here are seven international destinations you can reach from India

11 January,2024 07:26 AM IST | New Delhi

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