THARANGA PARANAWITHARANA

  • Sri Lankan team lived through 25 minutes of terror March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: The beleaguered Sri Lanka players had a near death experience while on their way to resuming the second test match at the historic Gaddafi stadium in Lahore. At 0845 hrs IST, barely a few hundred meters away from the Gaddafi stadium, the touring Sri Lankan team bus was...
  • Sri Lankan players shocked at security breach in Pak March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: The pride of Pakistan cricket, the Gaddafi stadium has seen many cricket battles being fought. But on Tuesday it became a venue for rescuing Sri Lankan players. The SL players had travelled to the stadium to beat their opponents in a match but they ended up becoming the...
  • Sri Lankan cricketers thank brave Pak driver March 3, 2009

    Lahore: After narrowly escaping death, Sri Lankan cricketers on Tuesday praised Pakistani bus driver Mehar Mohammad Khalil for driving them out of danger amid firing by terrorists. "The Sri Lankan cricketers were praising their driver for his bravery," Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt told reporters after meeting the visitors...
  • Samaraweera, Paranawitharana among 6 hurt in Lahore March 3, 2009

    Colombo: Sri Lankan cricketers Thilan Samaraweera and Tharanga Paranawitharana were among the six injured in Pakistan's Lahore city on Tuesday when gunmen targeted the team as it was entering the Gaddafi Stadium for the ongoing Test. CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Duleep Mendis told IANS that double centurion Samaraweera and...