Sri Lanka

Kumar Sangakkara Denies Retirement Reversal

Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara refuted talks of prolonging his retirement in One-Day Internationals which is imminent after the ongoing 2015 World Cup.
12 March 2015

Sangakkara's Fourth Successive Ton Shatters Scotland

Almost done to the perfect script Kumar Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan scored centuries again as Sri Lanka continued to peak at the right time defeating Scotland in their World Cup Pool A game at Bellerive Oval by 148 runs.
11 March 2015

Follow Through - A Rousing Finish To Group Stage

England are out of the 2015 One-Day International World Cup. Bangladesh delivered the knock-out blow, after they lost to Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
10 March 2015

Dinesh Chandimal Ruled Out Of World Cup

Sri Lankan batsman Dinesh Chandimal is set to miss the remainder of the World Cup following a hamstring injury that he sustained during the match against Australia in Sydney on Sunday.
10 March 2015

Kumar Sangakkara To Retire From Test Cricket In August

Sri Lanka's batting star Kumar Sangakkara has revealed that the Test series against India in August will be his last assignment as an international cricketer.
9 March 2015

Maxwell Ton Helps Australia Overcome Sri Lanka On Batting Beauty

Glenn Maxwell blazed away to his first century as Australia deposited enough in the bank to defeat Sri Lanka by 64 runs in the Pool A World Cup game at the Sydney Cricket Ground, in spite of a scintillating chase led by Kumar Sangakkara.
8 March 2015

ICC Approves Prasanna As Replacement For Injured Karunaratne

The International Cricket Council has confirmed the Event Technical Committee’s approval of Sri Lanka’s leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna as a replacement for injured Dimuth Karunaratne for the rest of the World Cup.
6 March 2015

Seekkuge Prasanna To Cover For Injured Herath

Sri Lankan leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna is all set to fly to Australia as a World Cup standby for left-arm spinner Rangana Herath, who sustained a finger injury during the clash against England on Sunday.
3 March 2015

Suranga Lakmal Fined By ICC For Bowling Beamers

Sri Lankan fast bowler Suranga Lakmal has been fined by the International Cricket Council for bowling two beamers at England’s Jos Buttler during their World Cup Pool A clash on Sunday in Wellington.
2 March 2015

Follow Through - Sri Lanka Outclass England With Ease

After a comprehensive nine-wicket loss to Sri Lanka in Wellington on Sunday, England now need to beat Bangladesh and Afghanistan to qualify for the quarterfinals.
1 March 2015

We Were Punished By An Experienced Sri Lankan Side - Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that his side were completely outplayed by a dominant Sri Lankan team following the nine-wicket World Cup defeat in Wellington on Sunday.
1 March 2015

Sri Lanka Chase 309, Make England Look Pedestrian

Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne stroked sublime centuries as Sri Lanka made England’s 309 look pedestrian, chasing it down with 16 balls to spare to win their World Cup clash by nine wickets in Wellington.
1 March 2015

Sri Lanka Won't Underestimate England - Marvan Atapattu

Sri Lankan coach Marvan Atapattu maintained that his side wouldn’t take England lightly ahead of their World Cup encounter on Sunday in Wellington.
28 February 2015

Sri Lanka Scorch Bangladesh After Two Lacklustre Performances

Sri Lanka finally showed the class that took them to the previous two World Cup finals, thumping Bangladesh by 92 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), on the back of centuries from Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara.
26 February 2015

Mathews, Mortaza Preview Sri Lanka-Bangladesh Game

Listen as Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews and Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza share their thoughts ahead of their World Cup encounter at Melbourne on Thursday.
25 February 2015

ICC Approves Tharanga As Replacement For Injured Jeevan Mendis

Sri Lankan opening batsman Upul Tharanga, has been named as a replacement for Jeevan Mendis who has been ruled out of the World Cup with a hamstring injury.
25 February 2015

Sri Lanka Just Scrape Through Against Spirited Afghanistan

Mahela Jayawardene's temperament and Thisara Perera's hitting strength spared Sri Lanka's blushes as they just scraped past Afghanistan by four wickets in their World Cup Pool A game in Dunedin.
22 February 2015

New Zealand Steamroll Sri Lanka In World Cup Opener

Corey Anderson blitzed with the bat and Daniel Vettori tightened the screws with the ball as New Zealand steamrolled a hapless Sri Lankan side in the tournament opener at Christchurch.
14 February 2015

2015 ODI World Cup Preview - An Open Tournament

Almost by right, a World Cup ought to have a team deemed clear favourites to lift the trophy. In 2011, co-hosts India and Sri Lanka were the anointed ones, and they did meet in the final, with the former clinching their second title. In both 2003 and 2007, Australia were the obvious choice and they didn’t disappoint.
13 February 2015

Masakadza Guides Zimbabwe To Win Against Sri Lanka

Zimbabwe powered by an unbeaten century from Hamilton Masakadza stunned Sri Lanka with a seven-wicket win in their warm-up game in Lincoln.
11 February 2015