Sri Lanka

Shaminda Eranga banned from bowling due to illegal action

Sri Lankan pacer Shaminda Eranga has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after his bowling action was deemed illegal in an independent assessment.
19 June 2016

Sri Lanka overpower Ireland to complete 2-0 series win

After a century from Kusal Perera and a 46-ball 95 from Seekkuge Prasanna set up a total of 377 for eight, Suranga Lakmal’s four-wicket haul bundled Ireland out for 241 runs, giving Sri Lanka a 2-0 series win with a 136-run victory in the second One-Day International in Dublin.
18 June 2016

Steven Finn pumped up after interview with Michael Holding

England fast bowler Steven Finn admitted that an interview with West Indies great Michael Holding after the completion of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s has boosted his confidence.
16 June 2016

All-round Shanaka wraps up comfortable Sri Lankan victory

A fantastic all-round effort from Dasun Shanaka helped Sri Lanka set Ireland a target of 304 runs before bowling them out for 216 runs to complete a comprehensive 76-run victory by DLS method in a rain-affected first One-Day International in Dublin.
16 June 2016

No reason why Ireland can't win ODI series against Sri Lanka - William Porterfield

Ireland captain William Porterfield has expressed confidence in his side's ability to sneak a crucial series victory over Sri Lanka in the upcoming two-match One-Day International campaign.
15 June 2016

Barry McCarthy eager to make debut against Sri Lanka

Uncapped Ireland pacer Barry McCarthy is hoping to make his debut in the first One-Day International against Sri Lanka in Dublin on 16th June.
15 June 2016

Sri Lanka aim for improvement, Ireland for rankings boost

Sri Lanka's tour continues with two One-Day Internationals this week against Ireland, with the games to be played in Malahide on Thursday 16th and Saturday 18th June. Kev Baker previews the series.
15 June 2016

Sri Lanka drop Siriwardana for Ireland, England ODIs

Sri Lanka have dropped all-rounder Milinda Siriwardana from the One-Day International squad which will face Ireland and England in their ongoing tour of the British Isles.
14 June 2016

Uncapped Mills, Malan, and Dawson called up to T20I squad

The uncapped England trio of Tymal Mills, Dawid Malan, and Liam Dawson have been called up to the 13-man Twenty20 International squad to face Sri Lanka in the upcoming limited-overs leg of the campaign.
13 June 2016

England complete series win after drab draw at Lord's

A little more than 12 overs were possible on a gloomy fifth day at Lord’s as the third Test match between England and Sri Lanka ended in a draw, meaning England won the series 2-0.
13 June 2016

John Anderson, Max Sorensen added to Ireland squad

Ireland cricketers John Anderson and Max Sorensen have been added to the One-Day International squad for the two-match series against Sri Lanka in June.
13 June 2016

James Anderson reprimanded for code of conduct breach

England pace bowling spearhead James Anderson has been reprimanded by the ICC for showing disrespect to on-field umpire Sundaram Ravi during the third day's play of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's.
13 June 2016

England march ahead on rain-marred fourth day

Alex Hales and Alastair Cook struck fluent knocks and shared an 82-run partnership for the sixth wicket, helping England post a target of 362 runs on a rain-marred fourth day of the third Test match at Lord’s against Sri Lanka.
12 June 2016

Jerome Jayaratne to take over as COO of Sri Lanka Cricket

Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed former all-rounder Jerome Jayaratne as the chief operating officer of the board with immediate effect.
12 June 2016

Pradeep strikes thrice after Sri Lankan batting collapse

Nuwan Pradeep took a three-wicket haul as Sri Lanka reduced England to 109 for four in the second innings after a batting collapse saw the visitors being bowled out for 288 runs on day three of the third Test at Lord’s.
11 June 2016

Silva, Karunaratne fifties keep Sri Lanka steady after Bairstow's career best knock

After Jonny Bairstow's career best unbeaten 167 took England to a total of 416, Sri Lanka replied strongly with a fifty from Dimuth Karunaratne and an unbeaten 79 from Kaushal Silva, posting 162 for one in the first innings at stumps on day two of the third Test at Lord’s.
10 June 2016

Mahela Jayawardene confirms ICC proposal to reduce margin of umpire's call in DRS

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has confirmed that the ICC Cricket Committee has submitted a recommendation to to reduce the margin of umpire's call in lbw decisions made using the Decision Review System.
10 June 2016

Jonny Bairstow century highlights England fightback on day one

A splendid unbeaten century from Jonny Bairstow and a fluent 85 from Alastair Cook led England’s fightback as they scored 279 for six at stumps on day one of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s following a middle order collapse that left the team struggling at 84 for four at one stage.
9 June 2016

England aim for clean sweep against Sri Lanka - Third Test Preview

After having won both the games in the ongoing Test series, England will be keen to complete a 3-0 whitewash when they take on Sri Lanka in the third Test at Lord's which starts on Thursday.
8 June 2016

Suraj Randiv, Farveez Maharoof earn recalls for England, Ireland ODIs

The Sri Lankan selectors have recalled off-spinner Suraj Randiv and pace bowler Farveez Maharoof for the One-Day International series to be played against England and Ireland.
8 June 2016