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The 2nd and final T-20 match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will be played today

 

The 2nd and final T-20 match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will be played today.  Sri Lanka won the first T-20 match between the two teams. Sri Lanka also won the first test match played against Bangladesh.  today's match will begin at 4.30 PM local time

The first Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh ends in a draw

 

The first Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh ended in a draw in Chittagong today. When the game was called off, Bangladesh were 307 for five wickets in their second innings. Mominul Haque became the first Bangladeshi batsman to score centuries in each innings of a test match. Liton Das also made 94. In bowling, Rangana Herath captured two wickets for 80 runs. Sri Lanka declared their first innings at 713 for nine, in reply to Bangladesh's first essay of 513.

Today is the final day of the first test against Bangladesh

 

Today is the 5th and last day of the 1st test match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka being played in Chittagong. Sri Lanka declared the innings after 713 runs for the loss of 9 wickets.  Bangladesh scored 81 runs for 3 wickets at the end of the day at their 2nd innings at the close of play yesterday. Bangladesh scored 513 runs for all out in their 1st innings. 

Dates set for the T-20 World Cup to be held in 2020

The dates have been set for the T-20 World Cup to be held in the year 2020. Thereby the men's tournament will be held from the 18th of October to the 15th of November 2020. The women's tournament will be held from the 21st of February to the 8th of March in the same year.
Ten teams will be participating in the tournament which will be held across 13 stadiums in Australia.

A 15-member hockey team and a delegation of 8 inspectors from North Korea, arrive in South Korea

Female ice hockey players and a team of sports officials from North Korea, have arrived in South Korea, to prepare for the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

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West Indies to host the T-20 Women's World Cup, this year.

The West Indies has been selected to host the T-20 Women's World Cup, this year. The matches will be played from the 9th to the 24th of November. West Indies won the previous T-20 Women's World Cup.

In Cricket, Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by five wickets to register their first win in the tri nation tournament

 

Sri Lanka overcame Zimbabwe by five wickets to record their first win in the tri nation one day tournament in Dhaka today. Batting first, Zimbabwe were bowled out for 198 off 44 overs. Brendon Taylor top-scored with 58. In bowling, Thisara Perera claimed four for 33 and Nuwan Pradeep bagged three for 28. Sri Lanka replied with 202 for five off 44.5 overs. Kusal Janith Perera made 49, while Thisara Perera and Dinesh Chandimal contributed 39 and 38 runs respectively to carry their team to victory.

The International Olympic Committee steps up drug tests ahead of Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee says more than 14,000 anti-doping tests on more than 6,000 athletes have been conducted in the lead up to the Winter Games scheduled in Pyeongchang next month.

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The Fifa Challenge Trophy to be on display at the BMICH

The Fifa Challenge Trophy that will be awarded to the champions at the Fifa World Cup to be held in Russia this July, will be exhibited across 54 countries. Sri Lanka has been chosen as the first country for its display. Thereby, a delegation bearing the trophy will visit Sri Lanka next Tuesday and present it to President Maithripala Sirisena. The trophy will be on display at the BMICH.

Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka in the 2nd match of the Tri-Nation Series

Sri Lanka played Zimbabwe today in the 2nd match of the Tri-Nation Series, in Dhaka.  Zimbabwe scored 290 runs, for the loss of 6 wickets, in their allotted 50 overs. Sri Lanka were all out for 278 runs. Zimbabwe won the match by 12 runs.

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