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Sri Lankan Cricketer Thisara Perera follows world record

Colombo, Sri Lanka (CU)_ The former achievers of hitting six sixes in an over include the eight popular cricketers namely, Garfield Sobers, Ravi Shastri, Herschelle Gibbs, Yuvraj Singh, Ross Whiteley, Hazratullah Zazai, Leo Carter, and most recently Kieron Pollard. Following their footsteps, Sri Lanka’s all-rounder Thisara Perera became the ninth cricketer in the world to accomplish this master stroke in professional cricket. The Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera wrote a new chapter in Sri Lankan cricket history. Following his six sixes in an over during a domestic match in Colombo, Perera became the first cricketer from Sri Lanka to accomplish this...

A decade ago, this day India defeated Pakistan to enter the World Cup Finals in 2011

Mumbai, India (CU)_ It was this fabulous day (March 30) that India beat arch-rival Pakistan to reach the finals of the 50-over World Cup in 2011. The Indian team was headed by Mahendra Singh Dhoni. India retained its perfect winning record against Pakistan in the World Cup tournament after beating Pakistan by 29 runs in the World Cup semi-final at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali. After winning the...

6N: France bids to end 11-year wait, gritty Scots in the way

It has been a long 11 year wait for France to come this close to winning the Six Nations rugby tournament. As the coach Fabien Galthie has made it very clear that he does not want impatient to effect the performance of his players in the final against Scotland It will not be an easy win for the French side as they have to beat Scotland with a four try...

‘I don’t know how much Roger Federer will be able to…’ says WTA star

Roger Federer the world known Swiss tennis star gave some insight to what his next month circuit would be like and he said : "I have to plan the next few months until the Wimbledon tournament very carefully, including working with Pierre Paganini. I am still preparing to be stronger, better and feel fit again." He then confirmed a few days ago that he would not play the tournament...

Premier League: Tottenham bounce back from difficult week with comfortable victory over Aston Villa

Jose Mourinho has made his demands very clear and that is that his Tottenham players maintain the level of desire they showed in bouncing back from a difficult week to win 2-0 at Aston Villa on Sunday. Spurs threw away a 2-0 first-leg lead to crash out of the Europa League with a 3-0 defeat by Dinamo Zagreb on Thursday, four days on from losing the north London derby 2-1...

Overseas fans to be barred from Olympics in Japan over COVID fears

TOKYO (CU)_ International spectators will be barred from attending this year's Olympic Games in Japan owing to public concerns over Coronavirus, the organisers of the international multi-sport event announced on Saturday (20 March). According to Toshiro Muto, the chief executive of the event’s organising committee, around 600,000 Olympic tickets already purchased by residents overseas will be refunded, although he declined to reveal how much the refunds would cost. He however noted...

You don’t want to play knocks which don’t help the team in any way’: Virat Kohli on his 77* in 3rd T20I against England

Although he started off on a rough patch Virat Kohli did what he did best and managed to end it in pretty good numbers and he scored the last 50 runs of his total of 77 in the last 18 balls. Although Kohli seemed very happy with his performance the skipper felt it would have felt even sweeter if the performance was paired with the win. Virat Kohli's unbeaten...