Sri Lanka

Niroshan Dickwella fined for showing dissent in first ODI

Sri Lanka opening batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been docked 50 per cent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council after he was proved guilty of showing a dissent in the recently concluded first One-Day International against Zimbabwe in Galle.
2 July 2017

Mire century guides Zimbabwe to record chase against Sri Lanka

A stunning century from Solomon Mire along with half centuries from Sean Williams and Sikandar Raza proved crucial as Zimbabwe chased down 317 runs against Sri Lanka in the 48th over with six wickets in hand in the first One-Day International in Galle to claim a 1-0 lead in the series.
30 June 2017

Lanning's 152 overshadows Atapattu's 178 as Australia Women continue winning ways

A marathon knock of unbeaten 178 from Chamari Atapattu went in vain as Australia led by a 152-run knock from Meg Lanning chased down 258 runs in 43.5 overs with eight wickets in hand against Sri Lanka in the eighth match of ICC Women's World Cup in Bristol.
30 June 2017

Sri Lanka drop Dinesh Chandimal for Zimbabwe series

Sri Lanka have dropped their senior batsman Dinesh Chandimal for the first two games of the upcoming One-Day International series against Zimbabwe at home that kicks-off on Friday.
28 June 2017

Graham Ford resigns from Sri Lanka head coach position

Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed the resignation of head coach Graham Ford ahead of the home series against Zimbabwe that begins next week.
25 June 2017

Huddleston, Bates power New Zealand to comfortable victory over Sri Lanka

Holly Huddleston picked a five-wicket haul while Suzie Bates and Amy Satterthwaite remained unbeaten on 106 and 78 runs respectively as New Zealand completed a convincing nine wicket win over Sri Lanka in the ICC Women's World Cup opener in Bristol.
25 June 2017

India Women bounce back with convincing win over Sri Lanka

Mithali Raj led from the front with a 85-run knock while Rajeshwari Gayakwad picked a four-wicket haul as India registered a comfortable 109 run win over Sri Lanka in their ICC Women's World Cup warm-up game in Chesterfield.
22 June 2017

England Women outplay Sri Lanka in warm-up game

England Women's team came up with a brilliant all-round display as they restricted Sri Lanka Women to 155 runs and chased down the target in 30.2 overs with eight wickets in hand in their warm-up game encounter of ICC Women's World Cup in Chesterfield.
20 June 2017

Schedule for Zimbabwe's tour of Sri Lanka unveiled

Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed the schedule of the upcoming home series against Zimbabwe to be played between 30th June and 18th July.
17 June 2017

Sarfraz, Amir guide Pakistan to semi-finals

Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Amir shared an unbeaten 75 run stand for the eighth wicket as Pakistan chased down 237 against Sri Lanka in the 45th over with three wickets in hand at Sophia Gardens to make it to the semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy tournament.
13 June 2017

Pakistan, Sri Lanka eye semi-final berth in final group stage game - Match Preview

The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 has reached the final game of the group stage and it will be Pakistan taking on Sri Lanka in a virtual quarter-final at Sophia Gardens on Monday.
12 June 2017

Muttiah Muralitharan becomes first Sri Lankan to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on Thursday during the innings break of the recently concluded ICC Champions Trophy clash between Sri Lanka and India at The Oval.
9 June 2017

Sri Lanka outplay India as contest in Group B widens

Shikhar Dhawan's 125-run knock went in vain for India as Sri Lanka chased down 322 runs in 48.4 overs with seven wickets in hand in the eighth game of the ICC Champions Trophy at Kennington Oval.
8 June 2017

Chamara Kapugedara ruled out of Champions Trophy with knee injury

Sri Lanka middle order batsman Chamara Kapugedara has been ruled out of the remainder of the Champions Trophy tournament after sustaining a knee injury.
8 June 2017

India aim qualification, Sri Lanka battle survival - Match Preview

The action in the ICC Champions Trophy shifts to Kennington Oval where Sri Lanka will take on the defending champions India in a Group B encounter on Thursday.
8 June 2017

Mathews set to play as batsman against India

Sri Lanka have received a much needed boost ahead of their must-win clash against India on Thursday with skipper Angelo Mathews declared fit to play as a batsman.
7 June 2017

Playing with aggression is only chance for Sri Lanka to beat India - Kumar Sangakkara

Former captain Kumar Sangakkara has urged the Sri Lankan team to play with aggression, if they are to have any chance of defeating India in what will be a do or die encounter for them.
7 June 2017

Upul Tharanga suspended for two matches due to slow over-rate

Sri Lanka will miss the services of stand-in captain Upul Tharanga after he was handed a two-match suspension by the International Cricket Council following the recently concluded Champions Trophy game against South Africa at The Oval.
4 June 2017

Sri Lanka falter in chase of 300 despite brisk start

Hashim Amla became the fastest to 25th ODI century while Imran Tahir picked a four-wicket haul as South Africa completed a 96-run victory against Sri Lanka in their ICC Champions Trophy opening game at Kennington Oval.
3 June 2017

South Africa favourites against depleted Sri Lanka side - Match Preview

Both Sri Lanka and South Africa will hope to begin their 2017 Champions Trophy campaign with a win as they lock horns with each other in the Group B encounter at Kennington Oval on Saturday.
3 June 2017