Sri Lanka spin reinforcements for Australia showdown | Cricket News

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GALLE: Dimuth Karunaratne’s Sri Lanka are looking to level the Test series with spin reinforcements for the second match starting Friday against an upbeat Australia. The tourists batted and...

India should ease grip on T20 leagues for good of game: Aravinda de Silva

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GALLE: Former Sri Lanka captain Aravinda de Silva acknowledged that the IPL and other T20 leagues have benefited cricket, but urged India to allow star players to take part...

Cricket is a welcome distraction for Sri Lankans in crisis | Cricket News

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GALLE: The sport of cricket has become a welcome distraction for Sri Lankans looking for a break from the effects of the economic crisis in the country — long...

Homes of 85,000 people at risk, but rain eases around Sydney

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SYDNEY: Floodwaters had inundated or were threatening the homes of 85,000 people around Sydney on Wednesday as rivers started to recede and the heavy rains tracked north of Australia‘s...

Australia’s Cameron Green says ‘clear gameplan’ ahead of second Test | Cricket News

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GALLE (Sri Lanka): Australia‘s Cameron Green said on Tuesday that batting bravely on a turning Galle pitch will remain key as the tourists look to clinch the series in...

Melbourne: Hindus in Australia protest over Udaipur and Amravati killings | TOI Original

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Jul 05, 2022, 12:22AM ISTSource: TOI.in Brutal killings of innocent lives in India have caused stir beyond the nation’s geography. Udaipur and Amravati murders gathered Hindus on Australian streets....

India on radar for Australia’s Mitchell Swepson | Cricket News

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GALLE (Sri Lanka): Spinner Mitchell Swepson said on Monday that Australia‘s goal is success in India next year, with the team’s recent successes in Sri Lanka and Pakistan “great...

Australia scraps requirement to declare Covid-19 vaccination status for international arrivals

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SYDNEY: The Australian government has announced that international travellers are no more required to declare their Covid-19 vaccination status on arrival to the country, even as the number of...

Thousands evacuate from ‘dangerous’ Sydney floods

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SYDNEY: Rapidly rising rivers swamped swathes of rain-lashed Sydney on Monday, forcing thousands to flee “dangerous” floods as the city’s largest dam spilled torrents of water. On the third...

Skillful Nathan Lyon has more to offer: Daniel Vettori | Cricket News

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GALLE: Australia‘s assistant coach Daniel Vettori on Sunday said Nathan Lyon‘s ability to combine spin with bounce makes him a lethal weapon on turning pitches — and for years...