Sri Lanka

Australia Women cruise to a comprehensive victory in Colombo

After bowling Sri Lanka Women out for 102 runs in 36.5 overs, Australia Women chased down the target in 27.3 overs to register a comprehensive nine wicket victory in the third One-Day International in Colombo.
23 September 2016

Australia Women secure World Cup spot with convincing win

A four-wicket haul from Kristen Beams delivered a convincing 78-run victory for Australia Women in the second One-Day International against Sri Lanka Women in Dambulla as they defended a total of 254 runs and secured a place in the 2017 Women's World Cup.
20 September 2016

Narrow win for Australia Women in low-scoring encounter

A disciplined bowling performance from Australia Women dismissed Sri Lanka Women for meagre 76 runs following which the visitors managed to overhaul the total in 15.4 overs with four wickets in hand in the first One-Day International in Dambulla.
18 September 2016

England Women play Sri Lanka in final round of ICC Womens Championship in November

The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed that England women will finish their ICC Women’s Championship campaign with a three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka in November.
13 September 2016

Ranking gains for Maxwell after Sri Lanka series blitz

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has reached a career-best third position in the ICC Twenty20 International batsman rankings after two blistering knocks against Sri Lanka in the recently concluded series.
11 September 2016

Maxwell's blistering fifty powers Australia to 2-0 series victory despite late Sri Lankan fightback

James Faulkner and Adam Zampa picked three wickets apiece, while Glenn Maxwell scored a breezy 66 as Australia chased down 129 against Sri Lanka with four wickets in hand in the second Twenty20 International in Colombo to complete a 2-0 series victory.
9 September 2016

ICC abandons plans for two-tier system in Test cricket

The proposal of the International Cricket Council to create a two-tier system in Test cricket has been dropped after a discussion with the members in a two-day working group meeting in Dubai on Wednesday.
8 September 2016

Senanayake fined for Warner send-off

Sri Lankan spin bowler Sachithra Senanayake has been docked 30 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for giving David Warner an aggressive send-off in the first Twenty20 International against Australia in Pallekele.
8 September 2016

Australia register record-breaking win after Maxwell blitz

Riding on Glenn Maxwell’s unbeaten 145, Australia posted a record total of 263 runs and restricted Sri Lanka to 178 for nine, registering a massive 86-run win in the first Twenty20 International in Pallekele.
6 September 2016

England and Australia strengthen ODI rankings after comprehensive victories

England and Australia have increased their hold on their respective positions in the International Cricket Council One-Day International Team Rankings after comprehensive wins against Pakistan and Sri Lanka respectively.
5 September 2016

Siriwardana, Rajitha included for Australia T20Is

Sri Lanka have recalled fast bowler Kasun Rajitha and Milinda Siriwardana to the Twenty20 International squad which will face Australia in the upcoming two-match series.
5 September 2016

Warner breathes a sigh of relief after century in Pallekele

Australian stand-in captain David Warner said that the match-winning century in the fifth and final One-Day International against Sri Lanka in Pallekele has been a sigh of relief for him.
5 September 2016

Lynn, Finch ruled out of Sri Lanka T20Is

Australian batsmen Chris Lynn and Aaron Finch have been ruled out of the upcoming two-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka due to injuries.
5 September 2016

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