Sri Lanka

Third Test, England v Sri Lanka - Statistical Preview

Here are a few key statistics for the encounter ahead of the third Test between England and Sri Lanka at Lord's.
8 June 2016

Uncapped Barry McCarthy called up for Sri Lanka ODIs

Ireland have included uncapped pacer Barry McCarthy in their 13-man squad which will play in the two-match One-Day International series against Sri Lanka.
2 June 2016

Chaminda Bandara called up to replace Dushmantha Chameera

The Sri Lankan selectors have drafted in uncapped left-arm pacer Chaminda Bandara to replace the injured Dushmantha Chameera for the third Test against England at Lord's.
2 June 2016

Tillakaratne Dilshan unavailable for England tour due to personal reasons

Sri Lankan batting mainstay Tillakaratne Dilshan has decided to skip the upcoming limited overs leg of the ongoing tour of the British Isles due to personal issues.
1 June 2016

Nuwan Kulasekara announces retirement from Test cricket

Sri Lankan speedster Nuwan Kulasekara on Wednesday has decided to retire from Test cricket in order to prolong his limited overs career.
1 June 2016

James Anderson becomes top-ranked Test bowler

England pace spearhead James Anderson has overtaken his fellow speedster Stuart Broad to become the new number one ranked bowler in Test cricket.
31 May 2016

Sri Lanka's Shaminda Eranga reported for suspect action

Sri Lankan pacer Shaminda Eranga has been reported for a suspect bowling action during the second Test against England in Chester-le-Street.
31 May 2016

England seal comfortable series victory after Dinesh Chandimal ton

After Dinesh Chandimal notched a sublime century, England bowled Sri Lanka out for 475 runs in the second innings and chased down the target of 79 runs in 23.2 overs to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead with a nine-wicket win in the second Test in Chester-le-Street.
30 May 2016

Kaushal Silva wants Sri Lanka to set a target for England on day four

Sri Lankan opening batsmen Kaushal Silva has urged his team to bat positively on the fourth day of the second Test in Durham so as to give England a target in the fourth innings.
30 May 2016

Sri Lankan batsmen keep England at bay on day three after following on

Sri Lanka's batsmen finally managed to come to terms with English conditions, scoring 309 for five in the second innings after being made to follow on on day three of the second Test against England in Chester-le-Street.
29 May 2016

I owed the team some runs - Moeen Ali

England all-rounder Moeen Ali said that he was due a big score following a poor string of knocks with the bat, after hitting a career best unbeaten knock of 155 runs in the first innings of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Durham.
29 May 2016

England bowlers leave Sri Lanka reeling after Moeen Ali's career-best knock

After Moeen Ali notched a career best unbeaten knock of 155 runs, the England pace bowlers rattled Sri Lanka and reduced them to 91 for eight in 40 overs on the second day of the second Test in Chester-le-Street.
28 May 2016

From Bangalore to Durham, the pressure's on

The Indian Premier League and England’s international summer may be at completely different stages but the pressure is on everywhere you look.
28 May 2016

Hales, Root fifties take England past 300 on day one

Steady knocks of 83 and 80 from Alex Hales and Joe Root gave England the stability at the top while a 57-ball 48 from Jonny Bairstow pushed England to 310 for six at the end of day one of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Chester-le-Street.
27 May 2016

Darren Gough predicts quick England victory in Durham

Former England pacer Darren Gough has predicted a convincing victory for England in the second Test match against Sri Lanka in Durham.
27 May 2016

Second Test, England v Sri Lanka - Statistical Preview

England have taken a 1-0 lead in the Test series with a massive innings and 88-run victory in the first game at Headingley. With the second Test set to get underway, let us look at a few key statistics and facts.
26 May 2016

Sri Lanka hoping to weather England storm - Second Test Preview

After a crushing innings defeat in the first Test against England, Sri Lanka will be hoping for an improved performance in the second game which begins in Chester-le-Street on Friday.
26 May 2016

Nick Compton wants England to sustain the momentum

England batsman Nick Compton wants his team to build on their win in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley by securing a victory in the second game in Durham.
26 May 2016

Elbow injury rules Craig Young out of Sri Lanka ODI series

Ireland pace bowler Craig Young will not take part in the two-match One-Day International series against Sri Lanka after suffering an elbow injury.
25 May 2016

Ben Stokes undergoes surgery to treat knee injury

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to miss the remainder of the campaign against Sri Lanka after he underwent surgery to treat a torn cartilage in his left knee.
25 May 2016