Sri Lanka

Openers give Bangladesh a confident start after Sri Lanka declare

Bangladesh opening pair Soumya Sarkar and Tamim Iqbal scored an unbeaten 67 run stand after Sri Lanka declared their innings at 274 for six to set a target of 457 runs in the final innings of the first Test in Galle.
10 March 2017

Spinners give Sri Lanka 182-run first innings lead before bad weather dampens play

Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera picked three wickets apiece as Sri Lanka dismissed Bangladesh for 312 runs to secure a 182-run lead in the first innings following which rain spoiled the action for the rest of the day in the first Test in Galle.
9 March 2017

Late wickets peg Bangladesh back after dismissing Sri Lanka for 494

After a four-wicket haul from Mehedi Hasan dismissed Sri Lanka for 494, Bangladesh lost two wickets at stroke of stumps on day two and were restricted to 133 for two in the first Test in Galle.
8 March 2017

ICC Women's World Cup schedule unveiled

The International Cricket Council has announced the schedule for the upcoming ICC Women's World Cup 2017 to be held in England in June and July.
8 March 2017

Mendis, Gunaratne shine on day one as Sri Lanka post 321 for four

Kusal Mendis and Asela Gunaratne shared 196-run stand between them as Sri Lanka went on to post 321 for four in 88 overs at stumps on day one of the first Test against Bangladesh in Galle.
7 March 2017

Tamim, Mominul make merry on day one of tour game

Tamim Iqbal and Mominul Haque recorded scores of 136 and 73 respectively as Bangladesh amassed 391 for seven at stumps o day one of the tour game against Sri Lanka Board President XI in Moratuwa.
2 March 2017

Asela Gunaratne, Niroshan Dickwella named in Sri Lanka Test squad

Sri Lanka have recalled all-rounder Asela Gunaratne and wicket-keeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella for the upcoming two-match Test series against Bangladesh at home.
1 March 2017

Geelong omission hurt Adam Zampa

Australia leg-spinner Adam Zampa admitted that his exclusion in the second Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka in Geelong left him frustrated.
23 February 2017

Zampa, Faulkner help Australia to consolation victory

Three wicket hauls from Adam Zampa and James Faulkner were instrumental in dismissing Sri Lanka for 146 in their chase of 188 in the third Twenty20 International in Adelaide as Australia completed a 41-run consolation victory.
22 February 2017

Mustafizur Rahman returns for Test series against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh left-arm seamer Mustafizur Rahman has been recalled for the two-Test series against Sri Lanka that begins next month.
21 February 2017

Niroshan Dickwella suspended by ICC

The International Cricket Council has suspended Sri Lanka wicket-keeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella for two limited overs matches.
21 February 2017

Gunaratne blitz powers Sri Lanka to series victory

Asela Gunaratne played a majestic unbeaten knock of 84 runs from just 46 deliveries to help Sri Lanka chase down 174 against Australia in the final delivery with two wickets in hand to win the second Twenty20 International in Geelong and seal the series 2-0.
19 February 2017

De Villiers, Phehlukwayo hold nerve in last-over win for South Africa

AB de Villiers and Andile Phehlukwayo played vital knocks after Quinton de Kock smashed a blistering fifty as South Africa chased down 208 runs with four wickets in hand in a rain-reduced 34-over first One-Day International in Hamilton to claim a 1-0 lead in the series.
19 February 2017

All-round Luus book a spot in ICC Women's World Cup for South Africa

Sune Luus picked three wickets and backed it up with an unbeaten half-century as well to help South Africa Women seal a nine-wicket victory against Sri Lanka Women in Colombo and secure a spot in ICC Women's World Cup.
18 February 2017

Gunaratne leads Sri Lanka to thrilling five-wicket win over Australia

Asela Gunaratne with a classy 52-run knock led Sri Lanka to a thrilling five-wicket win over Australia during the first Twenty20 international game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.
17 February 2017

Lokusuriyage guides Sri Lanka Women to tight chase against Pakistan

Eshani Lokusuriyage scored an unbeaten 65-run knock to help Sri Lanka Women chase down 213 against Pakistan Women in 47.4 overs with five wickets in hand in the 22nd match of ICC Women's Qualifier in Colombo.
15 February 2017

Sri Lanka overpower Prime Minister XI in tour game

After a three-wicket haul from Vikum Sanjaya restricted Prime Minister's XI to 169 for six, the Sri Lankan top-order led by Upul Tharanga completed the chase in 17.1 overs with five wickets in hand in the tour game in Canberra.
15 February 2017

Adam Voges quits international cricket

Australia batsman Adam Voges has announced retirement from international cricket with immediate effect.
14 February 2017

South Africa claim number one ranking with 5-0 whitewash

After centuries from Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla powered South Africa to 384 for six in their innings, Chris Morris led the bowling department with a four-wicket haul as they restricted Sri Lanka to 296 in the chase despite an unbeaten century from Asela Gunaratne to seal a massive 88-run win and also a 5-0 series whitewash.
11 February 2017

Lasith Malinga returns for T20I series in Australia

Sri Lanka have recalled fast bowler Lasith Malinga in the squad for the upcoming Twenty20 International series against Australia.
9 February 2017