Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka three down after McCullum's sporting declaration

Sri Lanka were three down for 109 at stumps needing a further 296 runs for a win after New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum made a sporting declaration on the rain-marred fourth day of the first Test in Dunedin.
13 December 2015

Tom Latham fifty stretches New Zealand lead past 300

Tom Latham brought up a well-crafted unbeaten fifty as New Zealand managed to extend their lead to 308 runs with nine wickets in hand by the end of the third day's play in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Dunedin.
12 December 2015

Karunaratne, Chandimal lead Sri Lanka reply

Dimuth Karunaratne and Dinesh Chandimal led the Sri Lankan fightback with a 122-run stand for the third wicket as the visitors scored 197 for four at stumps on day two of the first Test in Dunedin, trailing New Zealand by 234 runs.
11 December 2015

Martin Guptill ton powers New Zealand to 409 on day one

Martin Guptill slammed a fluent 156 while Kane Williamson and Brendon McCullum notched up useful half centuries as New Zealand scored 409 for eight on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Dunedin.
10 December 2015

Kusal Perera out of New Zealand tour after failing dope test

Sri Lankan wicket-keeper batsman Kusal Perera has been withdrawn from the New Zealand tour after testing positive for a banned substance.
7 December 2015

Jayasundera, Vithanage, Mathews make most of final day

Udara Jayasundera, Kithuruwan Vithanage and Angelo Mathews hit fifties on day three as the tour game between Sri Lanka and New Zealand Board President’s XI in at Queenstown Events Centre ended in a draw.
5 December 2015

Popli, Smith hit fifties as Sri Lanka continue to struggle

Dimuth Karunaratne and Dushmantha Chameera were the only positives for Sri Lanka on the second day of their tour match as fifties from Bharat Popli and Ben Smith propelled New Zealand Board President's XI to a 95-run lead.
4 December 2015

Sri Lanka struggle in rain-curtailed tour game

Sri Lanka struggled to put runs on the board after Tim Johnston’s three-wicket haul reduced them to 97 for five in the 40 overs that were possible in a rain-affected first day of the practice match against New Zealand Board President’s XI in Queenstown.
3 December 2015

Guptill, Craig retained for Sri Lanka Tests

The New Zealand selectors have decided to show faith in the duo of Martin Guptill and Mark Craig by retaining them in the 12-man squad for the upcoming home Test series against Sri Lanka.
1 December 2015

New Zealand complete T20 clean sweep

New Zealand Women completed a Twenty20 International series clean sweep over Sri Lanka Women with a dominant nine-wicket win in the third and final game in Nelson.
22 November 2015

Suzie Bates seals T20 series for New Zealand

Suzie Bates struck 69 and then took three wickets as New Zealand Women beat Sri Lanka by 11 runs in the second Twenty20 International in Nelson, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series.
20 November 2015

Seven Sri Lankan players get nod for BPL

Sri Lanka Cricket has released seven centrally contracted cricketers to allow them to play in this year's edition of the Bangladesh Premier League.
19 November 2015

Jayasundera, Vandersay included in Sri Lanka squad for New Zealand tour

The Sri Lankan selectors have called up uncapped opening batsman Udara Jayasundera and leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay to the 15-man Test squad for the upcoming tour of New Zealand.
18 November 2015

Sri Lanka suspend Galle chief curator for two years

Jayananda Warnaweera, the chief curator of the Galle International Stadium, has been suspended by Sri Lanka Cricket for two years after failing to attend two interviews with the ICC's anti-corruption unit.
17 November 2015

New Zealand claim record win over Sri Lanka

New Zealand Women beat Sri Lanka Women by 102 runs - their record margin of victory by runs - in the first Twenty20 International in Christchurch.
15 November 2015

Convincing win seals clean sweep for New Zealand

New Zealand Women bowled Sri Lanka Women out for 99 on their way to a convincing eight-wicket win that sealed a 5-0 One-Day International series clean sweep in the final match in Christchurch.
13 November 2015

All-round performance from Bravo helps West Indies end on a high

Dwayne Bravo picked a four-wicket haul and scored a useful 31 with the bat as West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by 23 runs in the second Twenty20 International in Colombo to level the series 1-1.
11 November 2015

Morna Nielsen five-for puts New Zealand 4-0 up

Morna Nielsen's maiden five-wicket haul put New Zealand Women on course for a 10-wicket win over Sri Lanka Women in the fourth One-Day International in Lincoln.
10 November 2015

Sri Lankan batsmen, Senanayake overpower West Indies

Sachithra Senanayake picked up a four-wicket haul after a collective batting performance to ensure a 30-run victory for Sri Lanka against West Indies in the first Twenty20 International in Pallekele.
9 November 2015

Second T20I between Sri Lanka and West Indies rescheduled

Sri Lanka Cricket have rescheduled the second Twenty20 International against West Indies to 11th of November after the government declared Thursday as a national day of mourning.
9 November 2015