Sri Lanka

Leus du Plooy resist Sri Lankan bowling attack

After Duanne Olivier and George Linde shared seven wickets between them to restrict Sri Lanka to 373 in their first innings, Leus du Plooy waged a lone battle with the bat scoring a magnificent 142 runs as South Africa Invitational XI ended the day with score of 285 for eight in the tour game in Potchefstroom.
20 December 2016

ICC announces Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 fixtures

The International Cricket Council on Monday announced the fixtures for the Women's World Cup 2017 which has been scheduled between 7th and 21st February in four venues across Colombo.
19 December 2016

Sri Lankan batsmen make most of the tour game

Four of the Sri Lankan batsmen crossed the 50-run mark as they started the tour of South Africa with a strong performance with the bat posting 328 for six at stumps on day one of the practice game at Potchefstroom.
18 December 2016

Uncapped Theunis de Bruyn named in South Africa Test squad

South African selectors have included uncapped batsman Theunis de Bruyn in the 13-man squad for the home Test series against Sri Lanka.
14 December 2016

Justin Langer to coach Australia in T20I series against Sri Lanka

Former Australian batsman Justin Langer has been named in charge of the national team for the Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka in February.
9 December 2016

Sri Lanka include uncapped seamer Vikum Sanjaya for South Africa Test series

Sri Lanka have called-up uncapped seamer Vikum Sanjaya in their Test squad for the series against South Africa that begins later this month.
9 December 2016

Undefeated India Women storm into finals

A composed 62 from Mithali Raj followed by three-wicket hauls from Preeti Bose and Ekta Bisht was handy for India Women as they trounced Sri Lanka Women by 52 runs to seal a berth in the final of the Asian Cricket Council's Women's Asia Cup tournament.
1 December 2016

Bowlers deliver big wins for Pakistan Women, Sri Lanka women

Pakistan Women and Sri Lanka Women came up with another dominant bowling performances as they defeated Bangladesh Women and Thailand Women respectively in their Asian Cricket Council Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup in Bangkok.
1 December 2016

Bowlers deliver victories for Bangladesh Women, Sri Lanka Women

Panna Ghosh picked a four-wicket haul for Bangladesh Women to restrict Thailand Women for 53 in a chase of 89 while Sri Lanka Women were instrumental in dismissing Nepal Women for 23 to set up an eight-wicket win in the Asian Cricket Council Women's Asia Cup tournament in Bangkok.
28 November 2016

India, Pakistan maintain winning momentum in Women's Asia Cup T20I tournament

A clinical all-round performance from both India Women and Pakistan Women saw them register victories against Thailand Women and Sri Lanka Women respectively in the Asian Cricket Council's Women's Asia Cup tournament in Bangkok on Sunday.
28 November 2016

Mendis, Tharanga lead Sri Lanka to tri-series triumph

After three-wicket hauls from Jeffrey Vandersay and Asela Gunaratne restricted Zimbabwe to 160, Upul Tharanga and Kusal Mendis led Sri Lanka's chase with half-centuries to help their team clinch the final of the tri-series by six wickets in Bulawayo.
27 November 2016

ICC Women's Championship trophy presented to Australia

Australia Women's team captain Meg Lanning was presented with ICC Women's Championship trophy in Sydney on Wednesday after the team's stupendous success in the last one-year.
24 November 2016

Sri Lanka secure place in final with thrilling one-run victory

A blistering 148 from Evin Lewis went in vain as Sri Lanka managed to edge out West Indies by one-run while defending 330 runs in the fifth One-Day International in Bulawayo to secure a berth in the final of the tri-series.
23 November 2016

Rain abandons tri-series encounter between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka

Persistent rain led to the abandonment of the fourth game in the tri-series encounter between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka in Bulawayo forcing teams to share the points.
21 November 2016

Marsh, Hazell complete 162-run win for England Women

Laura Marsh and Danielle Hazell shared seven wickets between them as England Women trounced Sri Lanka Women by 162 runs in the reserve day of the fourth One-Day International in Colombo to complete a 4-0 series whitewash.
18 November 2016

Rain postpones Sri Lanka Women chase to reserve day

After spirited efforts from Natalie Sciver and the lower order helped England Women post 240 for nine, heavy showers ensured there was no further play possible, thereby postponing the Sri Lankan chase to the reserve day in the fourth One-Day International in Colombo.
17 November 2016

West Indies begin tri-series campaign with resounding win over Sri Lanka

Shannon Gabriel and Ashley Nurse picked three-wickets apiece as West Indies bowled out Sri Lanka for 165 in a chase of 228 to register a 62-run victory in the second One-Day International of the tri-series in Harare.
16 November 2016

Beaumont helps England Women to five-wicket win

Tammy scored a fluent 78 to help England Women chase down 162 against Sri Lanka Women successfully in the 30th over with five wickets in hand to win the third One-Day International in Colombo thereby claiming the series 3-0.
15 November 2016

England Women name Danielle Hazell as captain for third ODI against Sri Lanka

Off-spinner Danielle Hazell has been handed the reins of the England Women team for ongoing third One-Day International against Sri Lanka Women in Colombo.
15 November 2016

Dhananjaya de Silva, bowlers get Sri Lanka to winning start

After a collective bowling performance from Sri Lanka restricted Zimbabwe to 154, Dhananjaya de Silva led the chase with an unbeaten 78 to ensure an eight-wicket win for the visitors in the first game of the tri-series in Harare.
14 November 2016