Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka ease into semi-finals with comfortable victory over England

Wanidu Hasaranga inflicted heavy damage on the England batting lineup with a three-wicket haul after which Avishka Fernando scored a fluent 95 to help Sri Lanka chase down 185 with six wickets in hand in the quarter-finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup encounter in Mirpur.
7 February 2016

Tillakaratne Dilshan to miss first T20 against India

Sri Lanka will miss the services of their seasoned campaigner Tillakaratne Dilshan in the first Twenty20 International against India as he is suffering from a hand injury.
7 February 2016

Mohsin's all-round brilliance secure top position for Pakistan

Hasan Mohsin scored a run-a-ball 86 and contributed with two wickets as well to help Pakistan defend 212 runs against Sri Lanka and secure the top position in Group B of the ICC Under-19 World Cup.
3 February 2016

India rest Virat Kohli for Sri Lanka T20s

India have rested their prolific batsman Virat Kohli for the upcoming Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka which begins on 9th February.
1 February 2016

Easy win for Pakistan while Sri Lanka prevail in a low-scoring encounter

Sri Lanka managed to defeat Afghanistan in a low scoring encounter to top the group while Pakistan completed an easy seven-wicket victory as both the teams from Group B qualified for the quarterfinals of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.
30 January 2016

Second T20I against Sri Lanka moved to Ranchi

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has moved the second Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka to Ranchi after the Delhi and District Cricket Association informed the board of their inability to host the game.
30 January 2016

Graham Ford leaves Surrey to take up Sri Lanka coaching role

Surrey County Cricket Club has confirmed that Graham Ford is leaving the county side in order to become the head coach of the Sri Lankan national team.
29 January 2016

Fernando included for India T20s, Malinga, Mathews misses out

The Sri Lankan selectors have handed fast bowler Dilhara Fernando a recall after more than three years for the Twenty20 International series to be played in India.
28 January 2016

Comfortable victories for Pakistan, Sri Lanka in Group B

Powered by a strong bowling performance from Hasan Mohsin and Shadab Khan, Pakistan registered a comfortable six-wicket victory over Afghanistan while an all-round performance from Sri Lanka sunk Canada by 196 runs in the Group B encounters of the ICC U-19 World Cup.
28 January 2016

India to play Bangladesh in Asia Cup opening fixture

The 2016 Asia Cup will get underway with the first game on 24th February which will be played between India and Bangladesh in Mirpur.
28 January 2016

Sri Lanka to tour India for three T20Is

India will host their subcontinent neighbours Sri Lanka for a three-match Twenty20 International series to be played in the month of February.
20 January 2016

ICC suspends former Galle curator

Former chief curator at the Galle International Stadium, Jayananda Warnaweera has been suspended by the International Cricket Council for his failure to co-operate with the Anti-Corruption Unit in an investigation.
20 January 2016

Angelo Mathews questioned by police in match-fixing case

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has been questioned by the police in connection with a match-fixing approach which was reported by Kusal Perera and Rangana Herath.
20 January 2016

Thisara Perera announces retirement from Test cricket

Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera had decided to retire from Tests with immediate effect and will continue to play the limited overs matches for Sri Lanka.
19 January 2016

Angelo Mathews promises strict punishment for misconduct

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has promised that the players who will be found guilty of misconduct on the recently completed tour of New Zealand will receive a strict punishment.
14 January 2016

Extreme power-hitting from Guptill, Munro complete Sri Lanka whitewash

New Zealand blazed past Sri Lanka's target of 143 in just 10 overs riding on incredible knocks from Martin Guptill and Colin Munro to complete a nine-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 International in Auckland to take the series 2-0.
10 January 2016

New Zealand hold nerve in tight finish against Sri Lanka

Riding on half-centuries from Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson, followed by three-wicket hauls from Trent Boult and Matt Henry, New Zealand overcame firm Sri Lankan resistance to win the first Twenty20 International in Mount Maunganui by three runs.
7 January 2016

Foot injury rules Tim Southee out of Sri Lanka T20Is

New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee will sit out of the Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka after scans on his injured foot showed a bruise on the bone.
6 January 2016

Guptill, Henry deliver series win for New Zealand

Riding on the back of a splendid century from Martin Guptill and a five-wicket haul from Matt Henry, New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka by 36 runs in the fifth and final One-Day International in Mount Maunganui to seal a 3-1 series victory.
5 January 2016

Thilanga Sumathipala elected as president of SLC

Deputy Speaker of Sri Lanka's parliament Thilanga Sumathipala has been elected as the president of Sri Lanka Cricket after defeating Nishantha Ranatunga.
4 January 2016