Sri Lanka

Uncapped Duanne Olivier replaces Kyle Abbott in Test squad

Uncapped pacer Duanne Olivier has made it to South Africa Test squad for the final game against Sri Lanka in Johannesburg in the place of Kyle Abbott.
7 January 2017

Rabada six-wicket haul secures series victory for South Africa

Kagiso Rabada picked a six-wicket haul as South Africa dismissed Sri Lanka for 224 in the final innings on day four to complete a 282-run victory in the second Test in Cape Town, thereby winning the series 2-0.
5 January 2017

South Africa six wickets away from series victory

After setting an improbable target of 507 runs for Sri Lanka in the final innings, South African bowlers were once again impressive in restricting Sri Lanka to 130 for four at stumps on day three of the second Test in Cape Town.
4 January 2017

Rabada, Philander decimate Sri Lanka on day two

Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada picked four wickets apiece as South Africa dismissed Sri Lanka for 110 runs in their first innings and later stretched their lead to 317 runs at stumps on day two of the second Test in Cape Town.
3 January 2017

Elgar, de Kock rescue South Africa after top-order collapse

After the Sri Lankan pacers made the best use of the early Cape Town pitch, Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock rescued South Africa and ensured they ended the day at 297 for six in the first innings of the second Test.
2 January 2017

Ricky Ponting joins Australia coaching panel for Sri Lanka T20I series

Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has been included in the coaching panel for the three-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka in February.
1 January 2017

South Africa complete 206-run victory over Sri Lanka in Port Elizabeth

Kyle Abbott picked two wickets on the final day as South Africa dismissed Sri Lanka for 281 to complete a 206-run victory in the first Test in Port Elizabeth to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
30 December 2016

Maharaj, Rabada take South Africa close to victory

Kagiso Rabada and Keshav Maharaj picked two wickets apiece as South Africa restricted Sri Lanka to 240 for five in a chase of 488 on day four of the first Test in Port Elizabeth.
29 December 2016

Cook, Philander put South Africa on top at Port Elizabeth

Vernon Philander picked his 11th Test career five wicket haul followed by Stephen Cook's third Test career hundred put South Africa on top of the Port Elizabeth Test as the hosts have taken a decisive 432 runs lead at close of day three's play.
28 December 2016

South Africa pacers rattle Sri Lanka before bad light ends play

The South African pacers made the best use of the conditions to restrict Sri Lanka to 181 for seven before bad light brought an early end to the second day's play in the first Test in Port Elizabeth.
27 December 2016

Sri Lanka pull back things after solid South Africa start

Suranga Lakmal picked a four-wicket haul as he dented South Africa's momentum and restricted them to 267 for six at stumps on day one of the first Test in Port Elizabeth.
26 December 2016

Patience key in Boxing Day Test - Russell Domingo

South Africa head coach Russell Domingo has warned his team of the slow nature of pitch in Port Elizabeth ahead of the Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka.
24 December 2016

Sri Lanka draw tour game after batsmen get good workout

The top order of Sri Lanka including Dinesh Chandimal scored half-centuries as the visitors had a decent batting practice in the final day of the tour game against South Africa Invitational XI in Potchefstroom which ended in a draw.
20 December 2016

Leus du Plooy resist Sri Lankan bowling attack

After Duanne Olivier and George Linde shared seven wickets between them to restrict Sri Lanka to 373 in their first innings, Leus du Plooy waged a lone battle with the bat scoring a magnificent 142 runs as South Africa Invitational XI ended the day with score of 285 for eight in the tour game in Potchefstroom.
20 December 2016

ICC announces Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 fixtures

The International Cricket Council on Monday announced the fixtures for the Women's World Cup 2017 which has been scheduled between 7th and 21st February in four venues across Colombo.
19 December 2016

Sri Lankan batsmen make most of the tour game

Four of the Sri Lankan batsmen crossed the 50-run mark as they started the tour of South Africa with a strong performance with the bat posting 328 for six at stumps on day one of the practice game at Potchefstroom.
18 December 2016

Uncapped Theunis de Bruyn named in South Africa Test squad

South African selectors have included uncapped batsman Theunis de Bruyn in the 13-man squad for the home Test series against Sri Lanka.
14 December 2016

Justin Langer to coach Australia in T20I series against Sri Lanka

Former Australian batsman Justin Langer has been named in charge of the national team for the Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka in February.
9 December 2016

Sri Lanka include uncapped seamer Vikum Sanjaya for South Africa Test series

Sri Lanka have called-up uncapped seamer Vikum Sanjaya in their Test squad for the series against South Africa that begins later this month.
9 December 2016

Undefeated India Women storm into finals

A composed 62 from Mithali Raj followed by three-wicket hauls from Preeti Bose and Ekta Bisht was handy for India Women as they trounced Sri Lanka Women by 52 runs to seal a berth in the final of the Asian Cricket Council's Women's Asia Cup tournament.
1 December 2016