Sri Lanka

Weerakoon Replaces Injured Herath For End Of Series

Sri Lanka have called up uncapped Sajeewa Weerakoon to replace Rangana Herath for the remaining three One-Day Internationals against Pakistan. Herath, who played in the first two matches in the series, taking one wicket, has been ruled out with a knee injury.
12 June 2012

Dilshan And Perera Down Pakistan To Level Series

Tillakaratne Dilshan cracked an unbeaten century and Tissara Perera took six for 44 as Sri Lanka hit back to beat Pakistan by 76 runs in the second One-Day International in Pallekele. Dilshan's 119 not out dominated Sri Lanka's innings of 280 for four and despite Azhar Ali's 97, Pakistan were bowled out for 204 in reply.
9 June 2012

Pakistan Take Victory In Rain-Affected Opening ODI

Pakistan won a rain-affected opening One-Day International against Sri Lanka by six wickets under the Duckworth/Lewis method in Pallekele. Sri Lanka laboured between several rain breaks to post a score of 135 for eight in 42 overs before Pakistan reached the same score in 34.1 overs to take their ninth win in 11 matches between the two sides.
7 June 2012

Pakistan Add Sohail Tanvir To ODI Squad

Pakistan have added left-arm fast bowler Sohail Tanvir to their squad for the five-match One-Day International series in Sri Lanka. Tanvir put in a pair of impressive performances during the two Twenty20 Internationals, taking three for 12 and one for 15 in the tied series.
6 June 2012

Afridi Leads Pakistan To Series-Levelling 23-Run Win

The Twenty20 International series between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was tied 1-1 after Pakistan won a second low-scoring match by 23 runs in Hambantota. The match followed an almost identical pattern to the first one as Pakistan posted 122 for six before bowling Sri Lanka out for 99.
3 June 2012

Sri Lanka Dismiss Pakistan For 95 In First Twenty20

Sri Lanka struck first in their two-match Twenty20 International series against Pakistan by winning the opening game in Hambantota by 37 runs. They needed a late burst of runs from Tissara Perera to haul themselves up to a modest score of 132 for seven but Pakistan crumbled in reply to be bowled out for just 95.
1 June 2012

Sri Lanka Name Squads To Take On Pakistan

Sri Lanka have named their Twenty20 and One-Day International squads to take on Pakistan in June. Fast bowler Isuru Udana and leg-spinner Kaushal Lokuarachchi have been handed recalls for the two Twenty20 matches while a 15-man squad has been named for the five-match ODI series.
24 May 2012

Nasir Jamshed Ruled Out Of Sri Lanka Tour

Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed has been ruled out of his country's tour of Sri Lanka after he injured a finger playing club cricket. The 22-year-old was set to tour having been named in the squad to play two Twenty20 Internationals and five One-Day Internationals.
16 May 2012

Sri Lanka Release Contracted Player List

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have released their list of contracted players for the 2012/13 season. The players are split into six categories with five players, including fast bowler Lasith Malinga, being given Category 1 contracts.
14 May 2012

Pakistan Name Mohammad Hafeez As Twenty20 Captain

Pakistan have named their squads to tour Sri Lanka, handing the Twenty20 International captaincy to Mohammad Hafeez and confirming Misbah-ul-Haq as Test skipper. Fast bowler Mohammad Sami and batsman Faisal Iqbal have also been handed recalls to the Test squad after lengthy absences while Misbah will also lead the One-Day International team.
10 May 2012

Rain Ruins Final Twenty20 International

The fifth and final Twenty20 International between the West Indies Women and Sri Lanka Women in Trinidad was abandoned due to rain. West Indies had reached 92 for five when the rain intervened and with no further play possible, they claimed a 3-1 series win.
9 May 2012

Sri Lanka Win Low-Scorer In Trinidad

Sri Lanka Women earned a 14-run victory in the fourth Twenty20 International against the West Indies in Trinidad as they prevailed in a low-scoring encounter. Sri Lanka's score of 94 for seven proved enough for victory when the West Indies were restricted to just 80 for nine in reply.
8 May 2012

West Indies Clinch Series With Three-Wicket Win

The West Indies won a dramatic, rain-reduced low-scoring third Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka by three wickets in Trinidad. After the match was reduced to 16 overs per side, Sri Lanka hit 77 for eight and the West Indies closed on 80 for seven to move into an unassailable 3-0 series lead.
6 May 2012

All-Round Taylor Puts West Indies 2-0 Up

Stafanie Taylor scored a half-century and then took three wickets as the West Indies Women beat Sri Lanka Women by seven runs in the second Twenty20 International in Barbados. Taylor's 62 set up the home team's score of 129 for four and she then took three for 23 as Sri Lanka closed on 122 for nine in reply, and a 2-0 series deficit with three matches to play.
2 May 2012

West Indies Win Opening Twenty20 By 23 Runs

The West Indies Women beat Sri Lanka Women by 23 runs in the first Twenty20 International in Barbados to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Batting first, the home side scored 127 for seven before Sri Lanka closed on 104 for eight in reply.
1 May 2012

Pakistan Tour To Sri Lanka Confirmed

Pakistan are set to tour Sri Lanka for a series of three Tests, five One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals between 29th May and 13th July. After a proposed series hosting Bangladesh was postponed, Pakistan will now travel to Sri Lanka - who they hosted in the United Arab Emirates late last year.
30 April 2012

All-Rounders Hand West Indies Series Victory

Shanel Daley scored 63 and then took three wickets to drive the West Indies to a 45-run win over Sri Lanka in the decisive third and final One-Day International in Barbados. The West Indies posted 168 for seven before Sri Lanka, set 177 to win in 40 overs under the Duckworth/Lewis method, were bowled out for 131 in reply.
29 April 2012

Sri Lanka Win Thriller To Level ODI Series

Sri Lanka Women held their nerve to defeat the West Indies Women by one wicket and level their three-match One-Day International series in Barbados. The second game was mostly dominated by the bowlers, although Yashodha Mendis and Shemaine Campbelle both scored half-centuries before Sri Lanka clinched victory with two balls to spare.
27 April 2012

Venues Confirmed For West Indies-Sri Lanka Series

The venues for the eight-match series between the West Indies Women and Sri Lanka from 25th April to 9th May have been revealed. The three One-Day Internationals and five Twenty20 Internationals will be played at three venues in Barbados and Trinidad.
21 April 2012

Sri Lanka Name Squad To Tour West Indies

Sri Lanka have named a 14-player squad of women to tour the West Indies which will be led by wicket-keeper Dilani Manodara. Her vice-captain will be Sadamali Dolawatta during the siers of three One-Day Internationals and three Twenty20 Internationals later this month.
10 April 2012

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