Sri Lanka

India complete clean sweep with comprehensive win in third T20I

Led by impressive bowling spells from Anuja Patil and Ekta Bisht, India Women restricted Sri Lanka Women to 89 for nine in 20 overs following which a run-a-ball knock of 43 runs from Smriti Mandhana helped seal a nine-wicket win which completed a 3-0 clean sweep in the series.
27 February 2016

Malinga, Kulasekara rattle UAE after Chandimal fifty sets up Sri Lanka victory

Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Kulasekara shared seven wickets between them to decimate the batting lineup of the United Arab Emirates as Sri Lanka successfully defended a target of 130 runs to claim a 14-run victory in the second match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
25 February 2016

Mithali Raj guide India to series victory in low-scoring encounter

Mithali Raj led from the front with an unbeaten 51 and added 77 runs with Anuja Patil to guide India Women to a five-wicket win chasing a total of 108 against Sri Lanka Women in the second Twenty20 International in Ranchi taking an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the series.
24 February 2016

T20 is entertainment, Test cricket is education - Arjuna Ranatunga

Sri Lanka's World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga admits he's not the biggest fan of Twenty20 cricket, but he reckons his 1996 World Cup side would have been pretty handy at the shortest format of the game.
23 February 2016

India beat Sri Lanka by 34 runs in T20I opener

India Women won the first Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka Women by 34 runs in Ranchi to take a 1-0 lead in their three-match series.
22 February 2016

Deepti Sharma sets up clean sweep for India

Deepti Sharma took six wickets and then hit 28 to help India Women beat Sri Lanka Women by seven wickets in the third and final One-Day International in Ranchi and claim a 3-0 series win.
19 February 2016

Experienced players return for Sri Lanka World T20 campaign

Premier fast bowler Lasith Malinga and all-rounder Angelo Mathews have been named in the Sri Lankan squad for the Asia Cup and ICC World Twenty20 campaigns which are scheduled to be played in Bangladesh and India respectively.
18 February 2016

India complete series-clinching victory against Sri Lanka

Indian Women captain Mithali Raj led the way with a splendid unbeaten fifty, helping the team beat Sri Lanka Women by six wickets in the second One-Day International in Ranchi giving them an unbeaten 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
17 February 2016

Ashwin stuns Sri Lanka as India complete series win

Ravichandran Ashwin took four wickets as India bundled Sri Lanka out for 82 runs and chased down the target in 13.5 overs to complete a nine-wicket win in the third Twenty20 International in Visakhapatnam while sealing a 2-1 series victory.
14 February 2016

India level series with strong batting performance

A collective batting performance led by Shikhar Dhawan's fifty helped India flex their batting muscle to defeat Sri Lanka by 69 runs in the second Twenty20 International in Ranchi and level the series 1-1.
12 February 2016

MS Dhoni blames Pune pitch for defeat against Sri Lanka

Indian captain MS Dhoni was critical of the pitch used for the first Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka in Pune which his team went on to lose by five wickets.
10 February 2016

Sri Lankan seamers blow India away on lively pitch

The Sri Lankan fast bowlers produced a superlative bowling performance on a lively pitch to bowl India out for just 101 runs following which the batsmen chased down the total in 18 overs to complete a five-wicket win in the first Twenty20 International in Pune.
9 February 2016

India storm into finals with massive win over Sri Lanka

Riding on fifties from Anmolpreet Singh and Sarfaraz Khan India posted a target of 268 runs for Sri Lanka and went on to bowl them out for just 170 runs to secure their place in the finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup with a 97-run win in the semi-final in Mirpur.
9 February 2016

Sri Lanka ease into semi-finals with comfortable victory over England

Wanidu Hasaranga inflicted heavy damage on the England batting lineup with a three-wicket haul after which Avishka Fernando scored a fluent 95 to help Sri Lanka chase down 185 with six wickets in hand in the quarter-finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup encounter in Mirpur.
7 February 2016

Tillakaratne Dilshan to miss first T20 against India

Sri Lanka will miss the services of their seasoned campaigner Tillakaratne Dilshan in the first Twenty20 International against India as he is suffering from a hand injury.
7 February 2016

Mohsin's all-round brilliance secure top position for Pakistan

Hasan Mohsin scored a run-a-ball 86 and contributed with two wickets as well to help Pakistan defend 212 runs against Sri Lanka and secure the top position in Group B of the ICC Under-19 World Cup.
3 February 2016

India rest Virat Kohli for Sri Lanka T20s

India have rested their prolific batsman Virat Kohli for the upcoming Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka which begins on 9th February.
1 February 2016

Easy win for Pakistan while Sri Lanka prevail in a low-scoring encounter

Sri Lanka managed to defeat Afghanistan in a low scoring encounter to top the group while Pakistan completed an easy seven-wicket victory as both the teams from Group B qualified for the quarterfinals of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.
30 January 2016

Second T20I against Sri Lanka moved to Ranchi

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has moved the second Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka to Ranchi after the Delhi and District Cricket Association informed the board of their inability to host the game.
30 January 2016

Graham Ford leaves Surrey to take up Sri Lanka coaching role

Surrey County Cricket Club has confirmed that Graham Ford is leaving the county side in order to become the head coach of the Sri Lankan national team.
29 January 2016