Sri Lanka

Ashwin rises to second, Stokes makes a rise in ICC Tests rankings

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has climbed to his career best position in the International Cricket Council Rankings for batsmen and bowlers after his fine performance in the third Test against South Africa at The Oval.
2 August 2017

Chandimal, Thirimanne in Sri Lanka squad for second Test

Sri Lanka have bolstered their batting ahead of the second Test against India in Colombo with Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne making a return to the 16 man squad.
2 August 2017

Virat Kohli admits healthy selection headache at top ahead of second Test

India captain Virat Kohli admitted healthy selection headache with the top order ahead of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
1 August 2017

Dinesh Chandimal returns to Sri Lanka squad ahead of second Test

Sri Lanka have received a much needed boost ahead of the second Test against India in Colombo with the return of skipper Dinesh Chandimal.
31 July 2017

Cricket World Live from Galle - First Test Review

Chetan Narula is reporting live from Galle for Cricket World TV as we take a look back in India's massive win over Sri Lanka in the first Test.
30 July 2017

Spinners deliver on day four as India register their biggest win overseas

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja shared six wickets between them equally as India wrapped up Sri Lanka for 245 runs in the final innings and completed their biggest win overseas with a 304 run margin on day four of the first Test in Galle.
29 July 2017

India stretch lead to 498 runs as things look gloomy for Sri Lanka

After Sri Lanka were bowled out for 291 runs in the first innings, Abhinav Mukund and Virat Kohli scored 81 and 76 respectively to stretch India's lead to 498 runs with seven wickets in hand in the first Test in Galle.
28 July 2017

Pacers trouble Sri Lanka after India post 600 in first innings

After India piled up 600 runs in the first innings, the pace bowlers troubled Sri Lankan top order and restricted them to 154 for five at stumps on day two of the first Test in Galle.
27 July 2017

India pile 399/3 on day one after marathon knocks from Dhawan, Pujara

Shikhar Dhawan slammed a 168-ball 190 while Cheteshwar Pujara remained unbeaten on 144 as India piled 399 for three at stumps on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.
26 July 2017

Asela Gunaratne ruled out of first Test against India after on-field injury

As a big blow to Sri Lanka's chances in the ongoing first Test against India in Galle, all-rounder Asela Gunaratne has been ruled out of the game after sustaining a fractured thumb.
26 July 2017

Lokesh Rahul ruled out of first Test against Sri Lanka

India opening batsman Lokesh Rahul will miss the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle due to a viral fever.
25 July 2017

Sri Lanka make changes to squad for first Test

Sri Lanka have made three changes to their squad for the first Test against India that kicks-off in Colombo on Wednesday.
24 July 2017

India's batsmen have decent outing in drawn tour game

The final day of the tour game in Colombo saw the Indian batsmen gain valuable match practice as they responded with a score of 312 for nine in response to Sri Lanka Board President's 187 in the first innings as the two-day game ended in a draw.
23 July 2017

Dinesh Chandimal to miss first Test against India

As a big blow to Sri Lanka's chances in the upcoming Test series against India, skipper Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the first game that kicks-off on 26th July in Galle.
22 July 2017

Jadeja, Kuldeep strike form in warm-up game

Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja shared seven wickets between them as India restricted Sri Lanka Board President XI to 187 in their first innings and managed to score 135 for three at stumps on day one of the tour game in Colombo.
21 July 2017

India's 2015 tour of Sri Lanka changed team's outlook - Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes the 2015 Test tour of Sri Lanka created the belief in the team to achieve more success especially in the longer format of the game.
20 July 2017

Shaminda Eranga cleared to bowl by ICC

As a big respite to Sri Lanka Cricket, pace bowler Shaminda Eranga has been cleared to bowl by the International Cricket Council with immediate effect.
19 July 2017

Gunaratne, Dickwella stars in record chase for Sri Lanka against Zimbabwe

Stunning knocks from Niroshan Dickwella and Asela Gunaratne proved handy as Sri Lanka chased down a target of 388 runs in the final innings to win the Only Test against Zimbabwe by four wickets in Colombo.
18 July 2017

Shikhar Dhawan replaces injured Vijay in India Test squad

Delhi batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been drafted into India Test squad for the upcoming series in Sri Lanka after Murali Vijay failed to make sufficient progress from his wrist injury.
18 July 2017

Sri Lanka left with uphill task as Zimbabwe eye historic win on final day

A fighting unbeaten 60 run knock from Kusal Mendis has given some hope for Sri Lanka as they are left with 218 more runs to win on the final day with seven wickets in hand in the Only Test against Zimbabwe in Colombo.
18 July 2017