Sri Lanka

Australian umpire Simon Fry to make Test debut

Australian umpire Simon Fry is all set to make his Test debut in the Sobers-Tissera Trophy between Sri Lanka and West Indies which gets underway on 14th October.
7 October 2015

Sri Lanka, West Indies to play for Sobers-Tissera trophy

The Test trophy between Sri Lanka and West Indies has been named as the Sobers-Tissera Trophy to honour Sir Garfield Sobers and Michael Tissera.
6 October 2015

Lahiru Thirimanne named captain of SLC Board President's XI

Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne has been named as the captain of the Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI which will face West Indies in a three-day practice match in Colombo.
6 October 2015

West Indies recall Sunil Narine for Sri Lanka tour

West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has managed to secure a spot in the limited overs squad announced for the Sri Lankan tour scheduled in October.
29 September 2015

ICC clears Tharindu Kaushal to bowl off-breaks

The International Cricket Council on Tuesday has cleared the Sri Lankan off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal to bowl off-breaks in international cricket.
29 September 2015

Sri Lanka the worst fielding side in Asia - Jerome Jayaratne

The newly appointed interim coach of Sri Lanka Jerome Jayaratne believes his team needs a lot of improvement in fielding in order to achieve better results.
19 September 2015

A rare break in the cricket calendar - The lull before the storm

A rare possibility surfaced – no international cricket for a fortnight, anywhere in the world. That hasn’t happened in a long while, definitely not this year. But, what follows the empty fortnight is a barrage of matches, with half a dozen teams playing each other quite a bit.
18 September 2015

Roshan Mahanama to step down as ICC match referee

The International Cricket Council on Tuesday has confirmed that former Sri Lankan batsman Roshan Mahanama will quit from the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees at the end of the year.
15 September 2015

Jerome Jayaratne appointed as Sri Lanka's interim coach

Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday announced Jerome Jayaratne as the interim coach of the team following the resignation of Marvan Atapattu.
7 September 2015

Marvan Atapattu resigns as Sri Lanka coach

Former Sri Lankan opening batsman Marvan Atapattu has resigned as the head coach of the national team with immediate effect.
3 September 2015

Sri Lanka name women's squad to tour New Zealand

Sri Lanka Cricket have named a 20-member women's squad to tour New Zealand in October and November, where they will play five One-Day Internationals and three Twenty20 Internationals.
2 September 2015

Sri Lanka-India - the Test series with a hangover - Cricket World TV

As two players are banned, two more are fined and one is reported for a suspected illlegal bowling action, our latest cricket news video calls the Sri Lanka-India series one which has caused a bit of a hangover.
2 September 2015

Tharindu Kaushal reported for suspected illegal bowling action

Sri Lankan off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported for bowling with a suspected illegal action on Wednesday following his team's third Test against India in Colombo.
2 September 2015

India gain three points in ICC Test rankings from series win

India have gained three rating points in the International Cricket Council Test rankings after they came back from behind to win the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka.
1 September 2015

India end 22-year wait for series win in Sri Lanka - Cricket World TV

India have beaten Sri Lanka in a Test series away from home for the first time since 1993 and our latest cricket news video brings you up to date with how they did it in Colombo.
1 September 2015

India register first overseas series win since 2011

Angelo Mathews' fighting ton went in vain as India won the third and final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo by 117 runs to win the series 2-1, their first overseas series win since 2011.
1 September 2015

India closing in on a rare away series win

Ugly tiffs and some intense cricket filled day four of the final Test at SSC Colombo, as India set Sri Lanka a target of 386 runs for the fourth innings and moved into a good position to claim a rare series win away from home.
31 August 2015

Sri Lanka's late fightback gives them a fighting chance

Ishant Sharma took five wickets and India built their lead to 132 in second innings losing three quick wickets when rain stopped play on day three of the final Test in Colombo with 15 wickets falling to open the game up.
30 August 2015

We can fight back - Dhammika Prasad

Sri Lankan pacer Dhammika Prasad exuded confidence on his side's chances despite a rearguard action by India’s batsmen on day two of the third Test in Colombo on Saturday.
29 August 2015

Brilliant Pujara frustrates Sri Lanka

Cheteshwar Pujara scored a resilient unbeaten century to hold fort on a tough day of cricket as India reached 292 for eight when rain ended play on day two of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
29 August 2015