Sri Lanka

Australia retain number one position in ODIs after tri-series win

After beating West Indies in the final of the recently concluded tri-series, Australia have managed to retain their position at the top of the ICC One-Day International Team Rankings despite losing a point.
28 June 2016

A fan's eye view of England's Edgbaston excellence

Kev Baker headed to Edgbaston to watch England dismantle Sri Lanka in the second One-Day International and here he gives us his 'fan's eye view' of a brilliant day - for England, himself and his club.
27 June 2016

Lahiru Thirimanne returns home with back injury

Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne has flown back home due to a back injury and Niroshan Dickwella replaces him in the One-Day International squad for the remainder of the series against England.
27 June 2016

Incessant rain leads to abandonment of third ODI

Incessant rain ensured that the third One-Day International between England and Sri Lanka in Bristol was abandoned after the hosts scored 16 for one in four overs in reply to the visitors' total of 248 for nine.
26 June 2016

Records tumble at Edgbaston as England romp to 10-wicket win

Alex Hales and Jason Roy shared the highest partnership for any wicket by an England pair in One-Day Internationals as the home side wrapped up the Super Series victory against Sri Lanka with a convincing 10-wicket win in the second ODI in Birmingham.
24 June 2016

Nick Compton takes an extended break from cricket

England batsman Nick Compton has opted to take an extended break from the game following his below-par showing in the recently concluded Test series against Sri Lanka.
23 June 2016

Australian Test quartet to attend training camp in Chennai

Australian Test players Joe Burns, Steve O'Keefe, Jackson Bird and Peter Nevill will be among the set of players to attend a week-long training camp at the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai.
23 June 2016

Teams look to gain momentum - second ODI preview

With the first game ending in a nerve-wrecking tie, both England and Sri Lanka will be looking to seize advantage when they lock horns in the second One-Day International in Birmingham.
23 June 2016

Plunkett's last-ball six helps England bag gripping tie

Liam Plunkett scored a last-ball six for England after a tremendous fightback from Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler to secure a tie in the first One-Day International against Sri Lanka at Trent Bridge.
21 June 2016

Eoin Morgan wants England to sustain momentum in Sri Lanka ODIs

England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan wants his team to take the momentum gained in the Test series against Sri Lanka into the upcoming One-Day International series against the visitors.
21 June 2016

England's chance to go past Sri Lanka in ICC ODI rankings

The upcoming One-Day International series presents hosts England with an opportunity to leapfrog Sri Lanka in the International Cricket Council ODI team rankings.
21 June 2016

England favourites, but Sri Lanka may surprise - first ODI preview

As England and Sri Lanka are gearing up for the limited overs series, here is the preview of the first One-Day International between the two teams at Trent Bridge.
20 June 2016

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