Sri Lanka

Kumar Sangakkara to retire from first-class cricket in September

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has announced that he will retire from first-class career at the end of the ongoing English County Championship season in September.
23 May 2017
 

Cross, Coetzer stun Sri Lanka in practice game

Sri Lanka's preparations for the upcoming Champions Trophy tournament hasn't started in an ideal manner as centuries from Matthew Cross and Kyle Coetzer helped Scotland chase down 288 comfortably in just 42.5 overs with seven wickets in hand in the warm-up game in Beckenham.
23 May 2017

Aravinda de Silva resigns from chief selector role

Former Sri Lanka batsman Aravinda de Silva has announced his decision to step down from chairman of selectors role due to personal reasons.
8 May 2017

Lasith Malinga returns for Sri Lanka's Champions Trophy campaign

Sri Lanka speedster Lasith Malinga has returned for the 15-man squad for the upcoming Champions Trophy to be played in June and July in England and Wales.
24 April 2017

Malinga hat-trick went in vain as Bangladesh end Sri Lanka tour on a high

Bangladesh successfully overcame a hat-trick from Lasith Malinga as they registered a 45-run win in the second and final Twenty20 International in Colombo and level the series 1-1.
6 April 2017

Mashrafe Mortaza set to retire from T20Is

Bangladesh limited overs captain Mashrafe Mortaza has announced his decision to retire from Twenty20 Internationals following the conclusion of the ongoing series against Sri Lanka.
5 April 2017

Kusal Perera blitz secure six wicket win for Sri Lanka

Kusal Perera scored a blistering 77 as Sri Lanka chased down 156 against Bangladesh to win the first Twenty20 International in Colombo by six wickets and take an unassailable lead of 1-0 in the series.
4 April 2017

Mashrafe Mortaza banned for slow over-rate

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza has been handed a ban of one One-Day International following his team's poor over-rate in the recently concluded third One-Day International against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
2 April 2017

Bangladesh include three uncapped players for T20I series against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh have included all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin and left-arm spinner Sunzamul Islam in the 16-man squad that will take part in a two-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka.
2 April 2017

Sri Lanka bounce back to level series against Bangladesh

Nuwan Kulasekara led with a four-wicket haul as Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 70 runs in the third and final One-Day International in Colombo and levelled the series 1-1.
1 April 2017

Rain dashes Sri Lanka's hopes of series victory after Mendis century

Kusal Mendis scored a scintillating century to take Sri Lanka to 311 runs before heavy rains lashed out in Dambulla, not allowing any further action, thereby ending the second One-Day International against Bangladesh without a result.
28 March 2017

Sri Lanka make changes to squad against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka have drafted off-spinner Dilruwan Perera along with pacers Nuwan Kulasekara and Nuwan Pradeep for the remaining two One-Day Internationals against Bangladesh.
27 March 2017

Tamim, Shakib power Bangladesh to convincing win against Sri Lanka

Tamim Iqbal scored a brilliant 127 while Shakib Al Hasan played a handy knock of 72 as Bangladesh went on to post 324 in their innings and later dismissed Sri Lanka for 234 runs in the chase to win the first One-Day International in Dambulla by 90 runs.
25 March 2017

Kusal Perera to miss first two ODIs against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka will miss the services of swashbuckling opening batsman Kusal Perera for the first two games of the One-Day International series against Bangladesh due to a hamstring injury.
24 March 2017

Bangladesh lose warm-up game by two runs chasing 355

Bangladesh came up with a dominant batting performance chasing 355 but Sri Lanka Board President XI held their nerve to win the warm-up game in Colombo by two runs.
22 March 2017

Tamim 82 powers Bangladesh to victory in their 100th Test

Tamim Iqbal scored a vital 82 as Bangladesh chased down 191 runs in the final innings with four wickets in hand on the fifth day to win the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo and level the two-match series 1-1.
19 March 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne century keeps Sri Lanka alive in Colombo

Dimuth Karunaratne scored a brilliant century to keep Sri Lanka's hopes alive on the final day as they went on to post 268 for eight, stretching their lead to 139 runs at stumps on day four of the second Test against Bangladesh in Colombo.
18 March 2017

Kusal, Thisara recalled for ODI series against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka selectors have recalled swashbuckling opening batsman Kusal Perera and all-rounder Thisara Perera for the three-match One-Day International series against Bangladesh.
18 March 2017

Shakib, Mosaddek put Bangladesh in dominant position

Shakib Al Hasan scored a valiant century while Mushfiqur Rahim and Mosaddek Hossain scored fifties as Bangladesh went on to post 467 in their first innings replying to Sri Lanka's total of 338 runs on day three of the second Test in Colombo.
17 March 2017

Late wickets dent Bangladesh after solid start

Lakshan Sandakan dented Bangladesh's hopes with his three-wicket haul as Sri Lanka restricted the visitors to 214 for five at stumps on day two in the second Test in Colombo.
16 March 2017