Friday, September 24, 2021

Sports

Tom Moody appointed as Sri Lanka’s director of cricket

Former Australia all-rounder and reputed commentator Tom Moody has emerged as the new director of Sri Lanka cricket.  Tom Moody has previously served as Sri Lanka’s coach and ushered them to the finals of the 2007 World Cup. Moody has also been in coaching and directorial roles with IPL franchises, Global T20 Canada, Pakistan Super […]

Mathews named stand-in T20I Captain for WI tour

Angelo Mathews has been named as Sri Lanka’s stand-in captain for the T20I series in the West Indies as Dasun Shanaka, the appointed captain, is yet to join the team because of a delay in obtaining a US transit visa. Mathews has previously led Sri Lanka in 34 Tests, 106 ODIs and 13 T20Is. SLC […]

Coronavirus

Spike in cases can be expected after New Year – Chief Epidemiologist

A rise in the number of Covid-19 cases can be expected after the festival but it cannot be viewed as the emergence of a third wave, Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Sudath Samaraweera said today. Dr. Samaraweera told the number of cases spiked after Christmas in December, last year, but it could not be considered the emergency […]

1,900 PHIs to be deployed country-wide

About 1,900 Public Health Inspectors are to be deployed countrywide to arrest errant traders selling outdated and food during the upcoming Sinhala and Tamil New Year festive season. The PHI Association has planned to conduct raids on errant traders, said Kurunegala District Senior PHI A. Jayasekara.

Random antigen and PCR tests to be conducted islandwide

Random PCR and antigen tests will be conducted islandwide during the weekend and the upcoming Sinhala and Tamil New Year week, in order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, Army Chief and Head of the National Operations Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19, General Shavendra Silva told. Silva said that unlike last time where […]

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