Sri Lanka

Asela Gunaratne, Niroshan Dickwella named in Sri Lanka Test squad

Sri Lanka have recalled all-rounder Asela Gunaratne and wicket-keeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella for the upcoming two-match Test series against Bangladesh at home.
1 March 2017

Geelong omission hurt Adam Zampa

Australia leg-spinner Adam Zampa admitted that his exclusion in the second Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka in Geelong left him frustrated.
23 February 2017

Zampa, Faulkner help Australia to consolation victory

Three wicket hauls from Adam Zampa and James Faulkner were instrumental in dismissing Sri Lanka for 146 in their chase of 188 in the third Twenty20 International in Adelaide as Australia completed a 41-run consolation victory.
22 February 2017

Mustafizur Rahman returns for Test series against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh left-arm seamer Mustafizur Rahman has been recalled for the two-Test series against Sri Lanka that begins next month.
21 February 2017

Niroshan Dickwella suspended by ICC

The International Cricket Council has suspended Sri Lanka wicket-keeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella for two limited overs matches.
21 February 2017

Gunaratne blitz powers Sri Lanka to series victory

Asela Gunaratne played a majestic unbeaten knock of 84 runs from just 46 deliveries to help Sri Lanka chase down 174 against Australia in the final delivery with two wickets in hand to win the second Twenty20 International in Geelong and seal the series 2-0.
19 February 2017

De Villiers, Phehlukwayo hold nerve in last-over win for South Africa

AB de Villiers and Andile Phehlukwayo played vital knocks after Quinton de Kock smashed a blistering fifty as South Africa chased down 208 runs with four wickets in hand in a rain-reduced 34-over first One-Day International in Hamilton to claim a 1-0 lead in the series.
19 February 2017

All-round Luus book a spot in ICC Women's World Cup for South Africa

Sune Luus picked three wickets and backed it up with an unbeaten half-century as well to help South Africa Women seal a nine-wicket victory against Sri Lanka Women in Colombo and secure a spot in ICC Women's World Cup.
18 February 2017

Gunaratne leads Sri Lanka to thrilling five-wicket win over Australia

Asela Gunaratne with a classy 52-run knock led Sri Lanka to a thrilling five-wicket win over Australia during the first Twenty20 international game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.
17 February 2017

Lokusuriyage guides Sri Lanka Women to tight chase against Pakistan

Eshani Lokusuriyage scored an unbeaten 65-run knock to help Sri Lanka Women chase down 213 against Pakistan Women in 47.4 overs with five wickets in hand in the 22nd match of ICC Women's Qualifier in Colombo.
15 February 2017

Sri Lanka overpower Prime Minister XI in tour game

After a three-wicket haul from Vikum Sanjaya restricted Prime Minister's XI to 169 for six, the Sri Lankan top-order led by Upul Tharanga completed the chase in 17.1 overs with five wickets in hand in the tour game in Canberra.
15 February 2017

Adam Voges quits international cricket

Australia batsman Adam Voges has announced retirement from international cricket with immediate effect.
14 February 2017

South Africa claim number one ranking with 5-0 whitewash

After centuries from Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla powered South Africa to 384 for six in their innings, Chris Morris led the bowling department with a four-wicket haul as they restricted Sri Lanka to 296 in the chase despite an unbeaten century from Asela Gunaratne to seal a massive 88-run win and also a 5-0 series whitewash.
11 February 2017

Lasith Malinga returns for T20I series in Australia

Sri Lanka have recalled fast bowler Lasith Malinga in the squad for the upcoming Twenty20 International series against Australia.
9 February 2017

Ben Dunk replaces injured Chris Lynn for T20I series against Sri Lanka

Australia batsman Chris Lynn has been ruled out of the upcoming Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka after failing to recover from a neck injury.
9 February 2017

Sri Lanka Women bounce back with 146-run win over Ireland

A terrific bowling effort from Sri Lanka Women saw them dismiss Ireland Women for 93 in a chase of 240 runs to claim a massive 146-run win in Group A clash of ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier in Colombo.
8 February 2017

Faf du Plessis marathon takes South Africa close to 5-0 series whitewash

Faf du Plessis registered his career best figures of 185 runs as South Africa sealed a 40-run victory while defending 368 runs in the fourth One-Day International in Cape Town to stretch their lead to 4-0 in the series.
8 February 2017

Vaidya, Raj guide India Women to 114-run win

After fifties from Deepti Sharma, Mithali Raj and Devika Vaidya helped India Women post 259 for four, a disciplined effort from their bowlers restricted Sri Lanka Women to 145 for eight to complete a 114-run win in the Group A clash of ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier in Colombo.
7 February 2017

Angelo Mathews to miss T20I series in Australia

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the upcoming Twenty20 International series against Australia after failing to recover from a hamstring injury.
6 February 2017

Bowlers set up series victory for South Africa

A collective bowling performance from South Africa dismissed Sri Lanka for 163 following which AB de Villiers led the chase with an unbeaten 60 to secure a seven-wicket win for the Proteas in the third One-Day International in Johannesburg, thereby claiming the series 3-0.
4 February 2017