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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.


Sri Lanka Cricket President Shammi Silva, flanked by captain Dimuth Karunaratne

Sri Lanka Cricket massive wigs even the axing of Lasith Malinga because the captain of the national cricket team for the independent agency Cricket...

Sri Lanka Cricket announces squad for World Cup 2019

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced the Sri Lanka ODI squad for ICC World Cup 2019 was announced a short while ago. ICC WORLD CUP SQUAD: 1....

Dimuth appointed captain for World Cup

Sri Lanka’s check captain Dimuth Karunaratne are going to be proclaimed as skipper for the approaching independent agency Cricket tournament, Sri Lanka Cricket sources...

Pant left out, India pick Karthik and Rahul for World Cup

Veteran Dinesh Karthik pipped young Rishabh Pant to the second wicketkeeper’s spot in India’s World Cup squad on Mon and all arounder Vijay Ravi...

Smith, Warner return for Australia’s World Cup defence

The come back of Steve Smith and David Warner to Australia’s squad for the Cricket tourney came as very little surprise on weekday however...

Down memory lane with the best

It is interesting to go down memory lane and find out what some of the Sri Lanka cricketers of yesteryear feel about the Observer-Mobitel...

How Karunaratne changed the DNA of Sri Lanka team

Another series loss and therefore the prospects of a thrashing by the mighty South Africans in their own grounds loomed ominously on the horizon....

No World Cup bonanza for Sri Lanka’s cricketers

Sri Lanka’s cricketers have set to travel down while not a fight having in agreement to require home but tenth part of the guarantee...

Sri Lanka’s captaincy becomes poisoned chalice

Sri Lanka’s fans have little hope during the ICC Cricket World Cup as infighting and disharmony are threatening to disrupt the national cricket team’s...

Joes defend title to create history Under-19 Division

St. Joseph’s created history when they retained the Inter School Under-19 Division I two-day tournament cricket title as Dunith Wellalage produced decisive performances with...

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