Sri Lanka

Kusal, Thisara recalled for ODI series against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka selectors have recalled swashbuckling opening batsman Kusal Perera and all-rounder Thisara Perera for the three-match One-Day International series against Bangladesh.
18 March 2017

Shakib, Mosaddek put Bangladesh in dominant position

Shakib Al Hasan scored a valiant century while Mushfiqur Rahim and Mosaddek Hossain scored fifties as Bangladesh went on to post 467 in their first innings replying to Sri Lanka's total of 338 runs on day three of the second Test in Colombo.
17 March 2017

Late wickets dent Bangladesh after solid start

Lakshan Sandakan dented Bangladesh's hopes with his three-wicket haul as Sri Lanka restricted the visitors to 214 for five at stumps on day two in the second Test in Colombo.
16 March 2017

Bangladesh bowlers restrict Sri Lanka despite Chandimal's unbeaten 86

A collective bowling effort from Bangladesh saw them restrict Sri Lanka to 238 for seven at stumps on day one of the second Test in Colombo despite a fighting knock of unbeaten 86 from Dinesh Chandimal.
15 March 2017

Bangladesh drop Mahmudullah for second Test against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh have dropped all-rounder Mahmudullah for the second and final Test against Sri Lanka which kicks-off on Wednesday in Colombo.
13 March 2017

Herath's six-wicket haul triggers another last day defeat for Bangladesh

Rangana Herath led from the front with a six-wicket haul as Sri Lanka dismissed Bangladesh for 197 in the final innings to secure a massive 259 run victory in the first Test in Gale and take an unassailable lead of 1-0 in the series.
11 March 2017

Openers give Bangladesh a confident start after Sri Lanka declare

Bangladesh opening pair Soumya Sarkar and Tamim Iqbal scored an unbeaten 67 run stand after Sri Lanka declared their innings at 274 for six to set a target of 457 runs in the final innings of the first Test in Galle.
10 March 2017

Spinners give Sri Lanka 182-run first innings lead before bad weather dampens play

Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera picked three wickets apiece as Sri Lanka dismissed Bangladesh for 312 runs to secure a 182-run lead in the first innings following which rain spoiled the action for the rest of the day in the first Test in Galle.
9 March 2017

Late wickets peg Bangladesh back after dismissing Sri Lanka for 494

After a four-wicket haul from Mehedi Hasan dismissed Sri Lanka for 494, Bangladesh lost two wickets at stroke of stumps on day two and were restricted to 133 for two in the first Test in Galle.
8 March 2017

ICC Women's World Cup schedule unveiled

The International Cricket Council has announced the schedule for the upcoming ICC Women's World Cup 2017 to be held in England in June and July.
8 March 2017

Mendis, Gunaratne shine on day one as Sri Lanka post 321 for four

Kusal Mendis and Asela Gunaratne shared 196-run stand between them as Sri Lanka went on to post 321 for four in 88 overs at stumps on day one of the first Test against Bangladesh in Galle.
7 March 2017

Tamim, Mominul make merry on day one of tour game

Tamim Iqbal and Mominul Haque recorded scores of 136 and 73 respectively as Bangladesh amassed 391 for seven at stumps o day one of the tour game against Sri Lanka Board President XI in Moratuwa.
2 March 2017

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