Sinhalese Sports Club

  • 2nd Test: Emotional Sri Lanka eye winning farewell for Jayawardene August 13, 2014

    Sri Lanka are determined to send former captain Mahela Jayawardene into retirement with a victory in the second and final Test starting Thursday against a fragile Pakistan and a 2-0 series sweep. Captain Angelo Mathews said emotions were running high in the home team's dressing room before the match at Jayawardene's...
  • 2nd Test: Jayawardene ton gives Sri Lanka edge on Day 1 against South Africa July 24, 2014

    Colombo: Mahela Jayawardene smashed his 34th Test century as Sri Lanka overcame an early hiccup and scored a healthy 305 for 5 on day one of the second Test against South Africa on Thursday. Jayawardene made a splendid unbeaten 140 off 225 balls with 16 fours and a six on a...
  • SL commentator Ranil Abeynaike passes away February 21, 2012

    Colombo: Renowned cricket commentator, Ranil Abeynaike of Sri Lanka passed away at a private hospital here following a severe heart attack, his family informed on Tuesday. Abeynaike, who celebrated his 57th birthday only nine day ago, was a former first-class cricketer before Sri Lanka's non-Test playing era. A leading left-arm spinner in...