Sri Lanka

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

Bairstow has great chance of playing in all formats - Paul Farbrace

England assistant coach Paul Farbrace believes that if wicket-keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow continues his form in Test cricket, it will not be long before he becomes a permanent fixture in all three formats of the game.
24 May 2016

Sri Lanka appoint Simon Willis as High Performance Manager

Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed Kent coach Simon Willis as its High Performance Manager to oversee the board’s cricket academy in Khettarama.
24 May 2016

Moises Henriques recalled to Australian Test squad for Sri Lanka tour

Australian all-rounder Moises Henriques has been included in the Test squad for the tour of Sri Lanka while pace spearhead Mitchell Starc is also set to return to the longer format.
24 May 2016

Back injury ends Dushmantha Chameera's England tour

Sri Lanka's prospects in the ongoing Test series against England have suffered a fresh setback as speedster Dushmantha Chameera is set to return home due to a back injury.
24 May 2016

Nathan Lyon turns to Muttiah Muralitharan for assistance

Australian off spinner Nathan Lyon has said that it will be a fantastic opportunity if the spin-bowling legend Muttiah Muralitharan can spend a training session with the team during their tour of Sri Lanka.
23 May 2016

Gains for Jonny Bairstow and James Anderson in ICC rankings

After spectacular performance in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley, England cricketers Jonny Bairstow and James Anderson made significant gains in the International Cricket Council Test rankings for players.
23 May 2016

Kusal Perera added to Sri Lankan Test squad

Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Perera has been called up to the Test squad for the ongoing series against England and will replace injured speedster Dhammika Prasad.
23 May 2016

Angelo Mathews rues poor batting display at Headingley

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews blamed his side's poor batting display as one of the chief reasons for their side’s massive defeat in the first Test match at Headingley.
22 May 2016

Ben Stokes in doubt for second Test

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is currently a doubtful starter for the second Test against Sri Lanka after suffering a knee injury in the first game in Leeds.
22 May 2016

England wrap up emphatic innings win over Sri Lanka

James Anderson completed a 10-wicket haul as England thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 88 runs midway through the third day of the first Test at Headingley.
21 May 2016

James Anderson credits success at Headingley to change in bowling end

England pace spearhead James Anderson, who starred with the ball on the second day of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley, said that changing the end from where he bowls has contributed to his success.
21 May 2016

Anderson, Broad decimate Sri Lanka on day two

After Jonny Bairstow scored a fantastic 140, James Anderson and Stuart Broad shared nine wickets to bowl Sri Lanka out for 91 runs after which England enforced the follow on under gloomy skies on the second day of the first Test at Headingley.
20 May 2016