Sri Lanka

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

Rain abandons fourth ODI between New Zealand and Sri Lanka

Relentless rain played spoilsport leading to the abandonment of the fourth One-Day International between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Nelson.
2 January 2016

Sri Lanka stay alive with solid batting performance

Fifties from Danushka Gunathilaka, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Lahiru Thirimanne helped Sri Lanka remain alive in the series as they chased down 277 against New Zealand in the third One-Day International in Nelson.
31 December 2015

Dinesh Chandimal to lead Sri Lanka against New Zealand in T20Is

Dinesh Chandimal will captain Sri Lanka in the two-match Twenty20 International series in place of the regular skipper Lasith Malinga, who is out with an injury.
30 December 2015

Corey Anderson included as specialist batsman in T20I squad

New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson has been named in the squad for the Twenty20 Internationals against Sri Lanka as a specialist batsman after recovering from his back injury.
30 December 2015

Martin Guptill blitz demolishes Sri Lanka in Christchurch

Martin Guptill smashed the fastest fifty by a New Zealand player as the Black Caps chased down a target of 118 runs in just 8.2 overs to complete a comprehensive victory over Sri Lanka in the second One-Day International in Christchurch.
28 December 2015

Bowlers, openers set up resounding win for New Zealand

A devastating four-wicket haul from Matt Henry followed by blistering half-centuries from Martin Guptill and Brendon McCullum helped New Zealand crush Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the first One-Day International in Christchurch.
26 December 2015

Kusal Perera faces four-year ban

Sri Lankan wicket-keeper batsman Kusal Perera, who was tested positive for a prohibited substance faces a four-year ban by the International Cricket Council.
25 December 2015

Injured Lasith Malinga ruled out of New Zealand ODI series

Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga is set to miss the One-Day International series against New Zealand due to the knee injury that he suffered against West Indies in October.
24 December 2015

We made real mockery of our second innings - Angelo Mathews

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews termed his team's second innings collapse in the second Test against New Zealand as a "mockery" after suffering a five-wicket loss in Hamilton.
21 December 2015

Kane Williamson century guides New Zealand to 2-0 series victory

Kane Williamson completed his 13th Test century helping New Zealand chase down 189 in the final innings of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Hamilton with five wickets in hand to complete a 2-0 series victory for the Black Caps.
20 December 2015

Sri Lanka government to probe into fixing allegations

The Sri Lankan government confirmed that they will launch a probe into an attempt made to fix the Galle Test match against West Indies in October.
20 December 2015

Williamson puts New Zealand on brink of series victory

Kane Williamson's unbeaten fifty took New Zealand closer to a series victory, needing just 47 more runs with five wickets in hand, despite Sri Lanka fighting back with a four-wicket haul from Dushmantha Chameera on the third day of the second Test in Hamilton.
20 December 2015

Sri Lanka pick Nuwan Kulasekara to replace injured Prasad

The Sri Lankan selectors have opted to replace the injured fast bowler Dhammika Prasad with Nuwan Kulasekara for the One-Day International series against New Zealand.
19 December 2015

Chameera heroics give Sri Lanka advantage on day two

A five-wicket haul from Dushmantha Chameera reduced New Zealand to 232 for nine, trailing Sri Lanka's first innings total of 292 by 60 runs at the end of the second day of the second Test match in Hamilton.
19 December 2015

Late wickets halt Sri Lanka progress on rain-curtailed day

Late wickets in the third session halted Sri Lanka's progress after an unbeaten fifty from Angelo Mathews pushed the visitor's total to 264 for seven on a rain dampened first day of the second Test against New Zealand in Hamilton.
18 December 2015

Angelo Mathews wants positive approach from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews stressed on the importance to play positive cricket when they take the field for the second Test against New Zealand on Friday.
17 December 2015

 
 
 
 

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