Sri Lanka

Injured Mathews out of Zimbabwe Test series, Herath set to captain

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the Test series in Zimbabwe after failing to recover from a calf injury.
24 October 2016

Sri Lanka announce squad for Zimbabwe Test series

Sri Lanka have included uncapped seamer Lahiru Kumara in their 15-man squad that will feature in the two-match Test series in Zimbabwe.
21 October 2016

Hope, Powell included in West Indies squad for tri-series

West Indies have included uncapped batsmen Shai Hope and Rovman Powell in the 15-man squad that will take part in a One-Day International tri-series in Zimbabwe.
13 October 2016

Rohit Sharma fifty puts India in dominant position on day three

After dismissing New Zealand for 204 in their first innings, Indian batsmen led by a fluent 82 by Rohit Sharma stretched the lead for the home side to 339 with two wickets in hand at stumps on day three of the second Test in Kolkata.
2 October 2016

Zimbabwe announce fixtures against Sri Lanka, West Indies

Zimbabwe Cricket has confirmed that they will host Sri Lanka for a Test series in late October which will be followed by a One-Day International tri-series also involving West Indies in November.
30 September 2016

Australia Women overpower Sri Lanka Women in T20I

Having restricted Sri Lanka Women to 59 for eight in 20 overs, Australia Women chased down the target in just 8.1 overs to register a comprehensive 10-wicket victory in the lone Twenty20 International in Colombo.
27 September 2016

Dominant Australia complete 4-0 series whitewash over Sri Lanka

Nicole Bolton scored a steady century, while Ellyse Perry contributed with a breezy knock of unbeaten 77 following which Australia Women bowlers rattled Sri Lanka Women to 131 runs in a chase of 269 to complete a convincing 137-run win in the fourth One-Day International in Colombo.
25 September 2016

I want to make big runs at the top of the order - Elyse Villani

Australian opening batsman Elyse Villani asserted that she is keen to get big scores at the top of the order and keep getting better at her game.
25 September 2016

Australia Women cruise to a comprehensive victory in Colombo

After bowling Sri Lanka Women out for 102 runs in 36.5 overs, Australia Women chased down the target in 27.3 overs to register a comprehensive nine wicket victory in the third One-Day International in Colombo.
23 September 2016

Australia Women secure World Cup spot with convincing win

A four-wicket haul from Kristen Beams delivered a convincing 78-run victory for Australia Women in the second One-Day International against Sri Lanka Women in Dambulla as they defended a total of 254 runs and secured a place in the 2017 Women's World Cup.
20 September 2016

Narrow win for Australia Women in low-scoring encounter

A disciplined bowling performance from Australia Women dismissed Sri Lanka Women for meagre 76 runs following which the visitors managed to overhaul the total in 15.4 overs with four wickets in hand in the first One-Day International in Dambulla.
18 September 2016

England Women play Sri Lanka in final round of ICC Womens Championship in November

The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed that England women will finish their ICC Women’s Championship campaign with a three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka in November.
13 September 2016

Ranking gains for Maxwell after Sri Lanka series blitz

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has reached a career-best third position in the ICC Twenty20 International batsman rankings after two blistering knocks against Sri Lanka in the recently concluded series.
11 September 2016

Maxwell's blistering fifty powers Australia to 2-0 series victory despite late Sri Lankan fightback

James Faulkner and Adam Zampa picked three wickets apiece, while Glenn Maxwell scored a breezy 66 as Australia chased down 129 against Sri Lanka with four wickets in hand in the second Twenty20 International in Colombo to complete a 2-0 series victory.
9 September 2016

ICC abandons plans for two-tier system in Test cricket

The proposal of the International Cricket Council to create a two-tier system in Test cricket has been dropped after a discussion with the members in a two-day working group meeting in Dubai on Wednesday.
8 September 2016

Senanayake fined for Warner send-off

Sri Lankan spin bowler Sachithra Senanayake has been docked 30 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for giving David Warner an aggressive send-off in the first Twenty20 International against Australia in Pallekele.
8 September 2016

Australia register record-breaking win after Maxwell blitz

Riding on Glenn Maxwell’s unbeaten 145, Australia posted a record total of 263 runs and restricted Sri Lanka to 178 for nine, registering a massive 86-run win in the first Twenty20 International in Pallekele.
6 September 2016

England and Australia strengthen ODI rankings after comprehensive victories

England and Australia have increased their hold on their respective positions in the International Cricket Council One-Day International Team Rankings after comprehensive wins against Pakistan and Sri Lanka respectively.
5 September 2016

Siriwardana, Rajitha included for Australia T20Is

Sri Lanka have recalled fast bowler Kasun Rajitha and Milinda Siriwardana to the Twenty20 International squad which will face Australia in the upcoming two-match series.
5 September 2016

Warner breathes a sigh of relief after century in Pallekele

Australian stand-in captain David Warner said that the match-winning century in the fifth and final One-Day International against Sri Lanka in Pallekele has been a sigh of relief for him.
5 September 2016