Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Kulasekara shared seven wickets between them to decimate the batting lineup of the United Arab Emirates as Sri Lanka successfully defended a target of 130 runs to claim a 14-run victory in the second match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
An unbeaten 135-run knock by Dimuth Karunaratne established the groundwork for Sri Lanka as the stage is set for the home side to put up a big first innings total against West Indies in the first Test match at Galle.
As two players are banned, two more are fined and one is reported for a suspected illlegal bowling action, our latest cricket news video calls the Sri Lanka-India series one which has caused a bit of a hangover.
Dinesh Chandimal and Ishant Sharma have been banned while Dhammika Prasad and Lahiru Thirimanne fined by the ICC following incidents during the third and final Test between India and Sri Lanka in Colombo.
The International Cricket Council has charged Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma and Sri Lankan cricketers Dhammika Prasad, Lahiru Thirimanne and Dinesh Chandimal after heated exchanges took place on the fourth day of the third Test in Colombo.
Dinesh Chandimal has been named as the Cricket World Player of the Week for a brilliant counter-attacking innings that pulled Sri Lanka out of the jaws of defeat and instead helped them pull off a wonder victory.
Dinesh Chandimal scored a fine unbeaten counter-attacking century to help Sri Lanka set visitors India, who need 153 more to win with nine wickets in hand at stumps on day three of the first Test in Galle, a tricky target.