Sri Lanka

Steely Warner guides Australia to 4-1 victory

A responsible century from David Warner ensured that Australia chased a target of 196 runs in 43 overs to secure a five wicket win against Sri Lanka in the fifth and final One-Day International in Pallekele which sealed their 4-1 series win.
4 September 2016

Angelo Mathews ruled out of remainder of Australia campaign

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing campaign against Australia after suffering a calf injury in the fourth One-Day International in Dambulla.
2 September 2016

Aaron Finch frustrated with ordinary pitches in Sri Lanka ODI series

Australian batsman Aaron Finch revealed that the quality of pitches in the ongoing One-Day International series against Sri Lanka has led to the team feeling frustrated.
2 September 2016

Cricket Australia to launch review after Sri Lanka whitewash

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said that the board will launch a review after the team suffered a 3-0 whitewash in the Test series against Sri Lanka.
1 September 2016

Life after Dilshan: How will Sri Lanka cope?

On 9th September, Sri Lanka will bid farewell to another of their cricketing pioneers in Tillakaratne Dilshan. But, just how badly will his retirement hurt the subcontinent nation? Bimal Mirwani analyses Sri Lanka's life after Dilshan's retirement.
31 August 2016

Hastings, Bailey set up series win for Australia

After a six-wicket haul from John Hastings bowled Sri Lanka out for 212 runs, George Bailey scored an unbeaten 90 to guide Australia to a six wicket win in 31 overs in the fourth One-Day International in Dambulla to secure an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series.
31 August 2016

Harris, Bolton included for Australian Women's tour of Sri Lanka

Australian Women cricketers Grace Harris and Nicole Bolton have been included in the 14-member squad for the tour of Sri Lanka next month.
31 August 2016

From an outstanding fielder to a genuine match-winner - Tillakaratne Dilshan

Tillakaratne Dilshan decided to hang up his boots in a bid to help Sri Lanka prepare for the 2019 World Cup. Here is an exclusive article from Mayukh Bhattacharya on the Sri Lankan great.
30 August 2016

Shaun Marsh returns to Australia with a fractured finger

Australian batsman Shaun Marsh is the latest injury causality in the side after suffering a broken finger which has forced him to return home from the ongoing tour of Sri Lanka.
30 August 2016

David Warner is a natural leader - George Bailey

Australian batsman and former captain George Bailey has praised stand-in skipper David Warner, who he believes is a natural leader.
29 August 2016

Chandimal ton goes in vain as Australia secure a low-scoring thriller

A century from Dinesh Chandimal went in vain as Australia, led by George Bailey’s 70, chased down the target of 227 runs in 46 overs to secure a two-wicket win in a close encounter against Sri Lanka in the third One-Day International in Dambulla.
28 August 2016

Steven Smith deserves a break - David Warner

Australian stand-in captain David Warner has stated that Steven Smith fully deserves a break after having performed exceptionally well in all forms of the game.
28 August 2016

Thisara Perera, Mitchell Starc sanctioned by ICC

Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera and Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc have been sanctioned by the International Cricket Council for their behaviour during the second One-Day International in Colombo.
26 August 2016

Tillakaratne Dilshan bids goodbye from ODIs and T20Is

Senior Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan has announced that he will be retiring from One-Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals during the ongoing contest against Australia.
25 August 2016

Back injury ends Nathan Coulter-Nile's Sri Lanka tour

Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile will not take part in the remaining games of the ongoing tour of Sri Lanka as he has been ruled out due to a back injury.
25 August 2016

Steven Smith rested for remainder of Sri Lanka tour

Australian captain Steven Smith is set to return home after he has been rested for the remainder of the Sri Lankan tour ahead of the hectic summer season.
24 August 2016

Aponso, Mathews star in convincing win for Sri Lanka

A collective batting performance followed by a clinical bowling display from Amila Aponso and Thisara Perera allowed Sri Lanka to secure a 82-run victory over Australia in the second One-Day International in Colombo which helped them level the series 1-1.
24 August 2016

Angelo Perera to replace Nuwan Pradeep

Sri Lanka have called upon the middle-order batsman Angelo Perera to replace the injured fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep for the ongoing One-Day International series against Australia.
23 August 2016

All-round Australia prevail in a low-scoring thriller

After a disciplined bowling performance, fifties from Aaron Finch and Steven Smith helped Australia chase down a target of 228 runs in 46.5 overs to defeat Sri Lanka by three wickets in the first One-Day International in Colombo.
21 August 2016

Sri Lanka pick uncapped Fernando, Aponso for first two Australia ODIs

Sri Lanka have selected the uncapped pair of Avishka Fernando and Amila Aponso in the One-Day International squad for the first two games against Australia in the upcoming series.
19 August 2016