Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Chase 309, Make England Look Pedestrian

Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne stroked sublime centuries as Sri Lanka made England’s 309 look pedestrian, chasing it down with 16 balls to spare to win their World Cup clash by nine wickets in Wellington.
1 March 2015

Sri Lanka Won't Underestimate England - Marvan Atapattu

Sri Lankan coach Marvan Atapattu maintained that his side wouldn’t take England lightly ahead of their World Cup encounter on Sunday in Wellington.
28 February 2015

Sri Lanka Scorch Bangladesh After Two Lacklustre Performances

Sri Lanka finally showed the class that took them to the previous two World Cup finals, thumping Bangladesh by 92 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), on the back of centuries from Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara.
26 February 2015

Mathews, Mortaza Preview Sri Lanka-Bangladesh Game

Listen as Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews and Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza share their thoughts ahead of their World Cup encounter at Melbourne on Thursday.
25 February 2015

ICC Approves Tharanga As Replacement For Injured Jeevan Mendis

Sri Lankan opening batsman Upul Tharanga, has been named as a replacement for Jeevan Mendis who has been ruled out of the World Cup with a hamstring injury.
25 February 2015

Sri Lanka Just Scrape Through Against Spirited Afghanistan

Mahela Jayawardene's temperament and Thisara Perera's hitting strength spared Sri Lanka's blushes as they just scraped past Afghanistan by four wickets in their World Cup Pool A game in Dunedin.
22 February 2015

New Zealand Steamroll Sri Lanka In World Cup Opener

Corey Anderson blitzed with the bat and Daniel Vettori tightened the screws with the ball as New Zealand steamrolled a hapless Sri Lankan side in the tournament opener at Christchurch.
14 February 2015

2015 ODI World Cup Preview - An Open Tournament

Almost by right, a World Cup ought to have a team deemed clear favourites to lift the trophy. In 2011, co-hosts India and Sri Lanka were the anointed ones, and they did meet in the final, with the former clinching their second title. In both 2003 and 2007, Australia were the obvious choice and they didn’t disappoint.
13 February 2015

Masakadza Guides Zimbabwe To Win Against Sri Lanka

Zimbabwe powered by an unbeaten century from Hamilton Masakadza stunned Sri Lanka with a seven-wicket win in their warm-up game in Lincoln.
11 February 2015

Chameera Replaces Injured Prasad In Sri Lanka World Cup Squad

Sri Lankan fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera has been named as a replacement for Dhammika Prasad, who has been ruled out of the World Cup with a fractured hand.
10 February 2015

Sri Lanka - Underdog Over-Achievers

Sri Lanka. Perpetual underdogs. Perpetual over-achievers. They have never entered a World Cup as title favorites. They have never entered a World Cup with the best batting or the best bowling line-ups. Their run-ups to most World Cups isn't smooth either.
9 February 2015

South Africa Prevail In Last Over Finish Against Sri Lanka

In a rain-affected World Cup warm-up game, South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by five wickets in the final over at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch.
9 February 2015

Sri Lanka's Bowling Not Reliant On Lasith Malinga - Mathews

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has shrugged off the perception that his team’s bowling attack was heavily dependent on Lasith Malinga.
8 February 2015

Dhammika Prasad Out Of World Cup With A Fractured Hand

Sri Lanka's World Cup preparations have been dealt a major blow as fast bowler Dhammika Prasad has been ruled out of the upcoming tournament with a fractured hand.
8 February 2015

Nuwan Kulasekara Reprimanded For Aggressive Send-Off

Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara was reprimanded for his aggressive send-off to Luke Ronchi during the seventh One-Day International against New Zealand at Wellington on Thursday.
30 January 2015

Sangakkara, Dilshan Bestow Sri Lanka Consolatory Win

Kumar Sangakkara notched up a fluent hundred as Tillakaratne Dilshan scored a vital fifty to bestow Sri Lanka a 34-run consolatory win in the final ODI of the seven match series conquered 4-2 by New Zealand.
29 January 2015

All-Round New Zealand Thump Sri Lanka

New Zealand put together a comprehensive all-round performance to beat Sri Lanka by 120 runs in the sixth One-Day International in Dunedin, moving into a 4-1 series lead with one game to play.
25 January 2015

Elliott, Ronchi Set Record In New Zealand Win

Grant Elliott and Luke Ronchi set a new world record sixth-wicket partnership of 267 to set up a 108-run win for New Zealand over Sri Lanka in the fifth One-Day International in Dunedin.
23 January 2015

Sri Lanka Call Up Prasanna, Chameera

Sri Lanka have added leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna and pace bowler Dushmantha Chameera to their squad ahead of the final three One-Day Internationals in New Zealand.
20 January 2015

Williamson Makes Winning Return

Kane Williamson marked his comeback from a shoulder injury with a match-winning century as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in the fourth One-Day International in Nelson.
20 January 2015


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