Sri Lanka

Rain dashes Sri Lanka's hopes of series victory after Mendis century

Kusal Mendis scored a scintillating century to take Sri Lanka to 311 runs before heavy rains lashed out in Dambulla, not allowing any further action, thereby ending the second One-Day International against Bangladesh without a result.
28 March 2017

Sri Lanka make changes to squad against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka have drafted off-spinner Dilruwan Perera along with pacers Nuwan Kulasekara and Nuwan Pradeep for the remaining two One-Day Internationals against Bangladesh.
27 March 2017

Tamim, Shakib power Bangladesh to convincing win against Sri Lanka

Tamim Iqbal scored a brilliant 127 while Shakib Al Hasan played a handy knock of 72 as Bangladesh went on to post 324 in their innings and later dismissed Sri Lanka for 234 runs in the chase to win the first One-Day International in Dambulla by 90 runs.
25 March 2017

Kusal Perera to miss first two ODIs against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka will miss the services of swashbuckling opening batsman Kusal Perera for the first two games of the One-Day International series against Bangladesh due to a hamstring injury.
24 March 2017

Bangladesh lose warm-up game by two runs chasing 355

Bangladesh came up with a dominant batting performance chasing 355 but Sri Lanka Board President XI held their nerve to win the warm-up game in Colombo by two runs.
22 March 2017

Tamim 82 powers Bangladesh to victory in their 100th Test

Tamim Iqbal scored a vital 82 as Bangladesh chased down 191 runs in the final innings with four wickets in hand on the fifth day to win the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo and level the two-match series 1-1.
19 March 2017

Dimuth Karunaratne century keeps Sri Lanka alive in Colombo

Dimuth Karunaratne scored a brilliant century to keep Sri Lanka's hopes alive on the final day as they went on to post 268 for eight, stretching their lead to 139 runs at stumps on day four of the second Test against Bangladesh in Colombo.
18 March 2017

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