Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka redeem themselves with ball on day two

Sri Lanka's pace bowlers produced a fine performance to wrestle the advantage back from Pakistan after the visitors stumbled to 209 for nine at stumps on day two of the third Test in Pallekele.
4 July 2015

Sri Lanka fritter away advantage with poor execution

Dimuth Karunaratne scored a fine century, but Sri Lanka frittered away a solid early advantage, thanks to some poor batting execution and disciplined bowling from Pakistan, finishing day one of the third Test in Pallekele on 272 for eight.
3 July 2015

Mohammad Irfan makes return to Pakistan ODI squad

The Pakistan selectors have announced a squad consisting of sixteen players, including Mohammad Irfan, for the upcoming five-match One-Day International series against Sri Lanka.
3 July 2015

All to play for in Sri Lanka-Pakistan decider - Cricket World TV

Cricket World TV previews the third and final Sri Lanka-Pakistan Test, which gets underway tomorrow (3rd July) in Pallekele.
2 July 2015

Siriwardene replaces Atapattu as Sri Lanka captain

Sri Lanka Cricket have appointed Shashikala Siriwardene as captain of the women's national team, replacing Chamari Atapattu in One-Day and Twenty20 Internationals.
30 June 2015

Sri Lanka cops fine for slow over-rate in the second Test

The International Cricket Council announced on Monday that Sri Lankan team have been fined for having maintained a slow over-rate during the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo.
30 June 2015

Sri Lanka blaze away to a series levelling win

Sri Lanka blazed away to their target of 153 in just the 27th over to level the series 1-1 and break their jinx at the P Sara Oval Stadium in Colombo after three consecutive losses, on day five of the second Test against Pakistan.
29 June 2015

Tantalising fifth day target with Sri Lanka ahead

Pakistan collapsed from 202 for two to 329 all out to set Sri Lanka a target of 153 in the fourth innings before rain made the start of the final innings impossible before stumps on day four of the second Test in Colombo.
28 June 2015

Kumar Sangakkara to retire after second Test against India

Legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday made a formal announcement that he will retire from international cricket after the second Test of the upcoming series against India.
27 June 2015

Pakistan erase deficit on a slow day

Pakistan are just six runs behind Sri Lanka after a solid show from their top order saw them reach 171 for two when play was called off due to bad light on day three of the second Test at P Sara Oval, Colombo.
27 June 2015

Sri Lanka in firm control in a bad Test for DRS

Yasir Shah took a five-wicket haul to become the fastest Pakistan bowler to 50 Test wickets, but couldn’t stop Sri Lanka from taking a 166-run lead with one wicket remaining, at stumps on day two of the second Test in Colombo.
26 June 2015

Fractured hand rules out Wahab Riaz from the remainder of Test series

Pakistan pace spearhead, Wahab Riaz, has been ruled out of the remainder of the Sri Lanka Test series with a fractured hand, after being hit on the glove by debutant Dushmantha Chameera, in the first day of the second Test.
26 June 2015

Sri Lanka win day one after Pakistan capitulate in two sessions

Tharindu Kaushal picked up a five wicket haul as Sri Lanka dismissed Pakistan for just 138 within two sessions without Rangana Herath having bowled a single delivery, before knocking off 70 runs with the bat late on day one of the second Test in Colombo.
25 June 2015

Pakistan turn things around for a sensational win

Yasir Shah took seven wickets to demolish Sri Lanka in their second innings and set Pakistan up for a win in the first Test at Galle by 10 wickets having to chase down 92 which they did in just 11.2 overs taking a 1-0 lead in the three match series.
21 June 2015

Pakistan dominate after Asad Shafiq's amazing resistance

Asad Shafiq scored a resilient ton and Sarfraz Ahmed played a brilliant counterattacking innings as Pakistan managed a lead of 117 with a chance to win the game, at stumps on day four of the first Test in Galle.
20 June 2015

Wickets tumble on day three with Sri Lanka ahead

Sri Lanka collapsed from 178 for three to 300 all out before putting Pakistan in the spotlight getting five wickets for just 118 at stumps on day three of the first Test in Galle.
19 June 2015

Kaushal Silva helps Sri Lanka start solidly on day two

Kaushal Silva anchored one end with an unbeaten 80 to take Sri Lanka to 178 for three at stumps on day two against Pakistan, after rain caused the loss of a session before the game could eventually get underway in Galle.
18 June 2015

Persistent rain abandons play on day one of Galle Test

No play was possible on day one of the first Test between hosts Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle after heavy rains until noon acted as a dampener for a sub-continental affair.
17 June 2015

Jehan Mubarak returns to Test Squad for Pakistan series

Jehan Mubarak makes a comeback to the Sri Lankan Test squad after a gap of almost eight years as he was named in the 16-man squad to face Pakistan in the three-match series which kicks off on 17th June.
11 June 2015

Saeed Ajmal left out for Test series against Sri Lanka

The Pakistan selectors on Wednesday have dropped Saeed Ajmal from the squad for the upcoming three-match Test series to be played against Sri Lanka from 17th June onwards as he failed to make an impression with his remodeled action
3 June 2015