World's fastest bowler at IPL 2013? Not really. The third ball of Morne Morkel's first over in Delhi Daredevils' away game against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday seemed like an innocuous loosener.

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is set to launch defamation proceedings against John Parker over a document concerning the way Ross Taylor’s removal as captain was handled.

Amid much fanfare, the 150th edition of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack was published last week. The annual, a mix of statistics and features that not even two world wars could keep from the presses, is ubiquitously referred to as the bible of cricket.

Sri Lanka Football Federation has decided to host Sri Lanka’s first-ever National Beach Football League, in the month of June, ThePapare learns.

As the sixth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) gets into its momentum, the tournament has already generated a great excitement, enthusiasm and expectation among cricket fans across the Indian Subcontinent.

S. Thomas College, Mount Lavinia pulled off a stunning win over Trinity College, Kandy today to bring back the Canon R. S De Saram trophy back home after a lapse of two years.

30th April


The Junior Davis Cup & Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Asia/Oceania Final Qualifying will be held at Korea Tennis Association, Gimcheon, South Korea 22-27the April 2013.

Sri Lanka Cricket announced today that in place of the scheduled Inter Provincial 4 day tournament, a triangular consisting of the National Team, Sri Lanka "A" Team & a Combined XI Team will take place in Pallakelle International Cricket Stadium Kandy

America's Shawn Crawford, the 2004 Olympic 200m gold medallist, has been banned for two years for not complying with out-of-competition drugs testing.