Sri Lanka

England-Sri Lanka Lord's Test Preview

Ahead of England's first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's, here is our statistics-based preview as both sides look to get off to a winning start at the home of cricket.
11 June 2014

Video - Swann Backs England To Beat Sri Lanka...And Win FIFA World Cup

Watch as Graeme Swann answers a series of questions ahead of England's Test series against Sri Lanka and the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
10 June 2014

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Lahiru Thirimanne

Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after excelling in both one-day and first-class cricket.
10 June 2014

Northamptonshire Frustrate Sri Lankans

Rob Keogh scored a century and Northamptonshire then took four Sri Lankan wickets before their four-day tour game at Wantage Road was declared a draw.
8 June 2014

Washout At Wantage Road

There was no play possible on day three of the tour game between Northamptonshire and the Sri Lankans due to the rain sweeping across England and Wales hitting the East Midlands.
7 June 2014

Sri Lankans Continue To Dominate

The Sri Lankans continued to torment Northamptonshire on day two of their four-day tour match, holding a 412-run lead going into the third day.
6 June 2014

Sri Lanka-England Dates Confirmed

England will head to Sri Lanka and play seven One-Day Internationals between 29th November and 16th December after the full fixtures were confirmed by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).
6 June 2014

Sri Lankans Enjoy Excellent Day

Kaushal Silva and Lahiru Thirimanne scored unbeaten centuries as the Sri Lankans scored 358 for three on day one of their four-day tour game against Northamptonshire.
5 June 2014

Pelsall Trio Net With Internationals

Pelsall Cricket Club's Danny Pennell, Stephen Blews and Jamie Holmes recently got the opportunity to test out their mettle against England and Sri Lanka's star players at Edgbaston.
4 June 2014

South Africa Call Up Piedt, Van Zyl

South Africa have called up uncapped pair Dane Piedt and Stiaan van Zyl in their Test squad to tour Sri Lanka with Beuran Hendricks in the One-Day International squad for the first time.
4 June 2014

Sri Lanka Win Heated Decider, Claim Series 3-2

Sri Lanka beat England by six wickets in the decisive fifth One-Day International at Edgbaston in a game that saw a rare instance of 'Mankading' during England's innings.
3 June 2014

New Zealand Opt For Boxing Day Test

New Zealand will play a Boxing Day Test - against Sri Lanka in Christchurch - for the first time in more than 10 years, after New Zealand Cricket (NZC) confirmed their summer fixtures.
3 June 2014

Sri Lanka Recall Welagedara

Sri Lanka have confirmed their 15-man Test squad to take on England in the two-match series that gets underway at Lord's on 12th June, recalling fast bowler Chanaka Welagedara.
2 June 2014

Senanayake Reported For Suspected Illegal Bowling Action

Sri Lankan off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has had his bowling action reported following the fourth One-Day International against England at Lord's.
2 June 2014

Sri Lanka Level Series Despite Buttler Brilliance

England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler cracked 121 in 74 balls but ended up on the losing side as Sri Lanka won the fourth One-Day International by seven runs at Lord's to level the five-match series at 2-2.
31 May 2014

England Thrash Dismal Sri Lanka

England went from zeroes to heroes as they bounced back from being dismissed for 99 in their last game to bowl Sri Lanka out for 67 in the third ODI at Emirates Old Trafford, winning the game by 10 wickets.
28 May 2014

Herath Replaces Injured Lakmal

Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has been drafted into Sri Lanka's touring party in England as a replacement for the injured fast bowler Suranga Lakmal.
26 May 2014

Sri Lanka Hit Back With Thumping Win

Sri Lanka levelled the five-match One-Day International series with England at one game apiece courtesy of a thumping 157-run win in the second match in Chester-le-Street.
25 May 2014

Jordan Stars As England End Sri Lanka's Run

Chris Jordan hit 38 in 13 balls and then took three wickets as England thrashed Sri Lanka by 81 runs in a rain-affected opening One-Day International at the Kia Oval.
22 May 2014

Sri Lanka Outmuscle England In T20

Sri Lanka produced the better all-round display as they beat England by nine runs in the one-off Twenty20 International at the Kia Oval.
20 May 2014


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