Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 59 runs to reach semis in WorldT20
Mon, Mar 31, 2014, 11:03 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 31, Chittagong: Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 59 runs in their do-or-die match at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong, Bangladesh in the Group 1 match of the ICC WorldT20.

Sri Lanka under Lasith Malinga's leadership managed to score 119 runs after the Kiwis won the toss and put them to bat and set the New Zealand an easy target to chase.

Mahela Jayawardena was the highest scorer for Sri Lanka with 25 runs before he was bowled out by Nathan McCullum.

However, New Zealand collapsed in the face of Sri Lanka's bowling to 60 in 15.3 overs clearing Sri Lanka through to the semis.

Decision to replace Ajantha Mendis by Rangana Herath paid off when he took five wickets for 3 runs triggering the New Zealand collapse.

Rangana Herath is the Man of the Match.

Sri Lanka will go to semis along with South Africa from Group 1.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka's joint opposition to protest in parliament if not recognized as separate entity
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka chamber of commerce presents seminar on promoting sustainable biomass energy production
-- [4 hours ago]
Army officer, civilian killed in a road accident
-- [5 hours ago]
Another batch of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees to arrive tomorrow
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 24.3 percent in January 2016
-- [6 hours ago]
UN rights chief says releasing LTTE cadres should be resolved through Court
Legal experts deem appointment of former Army Commander to parliament is a violation of Constitution
Sri Lanka government to appoint 11-member Task Force to obtain public views on UN proposals
Sri Lankan Navy chases away Indian fishermen
Sri Lankan government to file case at High Court against Carleton Sports Network

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.