Tharanga Paranavitana

  • 3rd Test: Perera gives Sri Lanka edge vs Pak July 10, 2012

    Pallekelle: Thisara Perera's brisk halfcentury for Sri Lanka left Pakistan struggling to catch the home side after three days of the third and final Test on Tuesday. Opening batsman Tharanga Paranavitana (75) and Thilan Samaraweera (73) powered Sri Lanka to match Pakistan's firstinnings score, then Perera's late whacks lifted their total...
  • 3rd Test: Kallis, Petersen dominate Sri Lanka January 3, 2012

    Cape Town: Jacques Kallis and Alviro Petersen hit centuries as South Africa dominated the first day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka at Newlands on Tuesday. South Africa were 347 for three at the close after being sent in to bat. Kallis, playing in his 150th Test match,...
  • Paranavitana slams ton as SL draw tour game December 12, 2011

    Benoni: The touring Sri Lankans had more joy on the third and final day of a warmup match before facing South Africa from Thursday in the first of three Tests. They restricted a South African Invitation X1 to 34 runs on Sunday while grabbing four wickets to bowl them out...
  • Suspect in Sri Lankan team attack arrested November 30, 2010

    Lahore: A key terror suspect has been arrested for his involvement in the March 2009 brazen attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore that left six players injured and six escorting policemen dead. Express Tribune on Tuesday quoted police officials as confirming the arrest of Qari Abdul Wahab, alias...