Sri Lanka

Jake Ball, James Vince earn maiden England Test call ups

England selectors have picked James Vince and Jake Ball in the 12-ball squad named for the first Test against Sri Lanka which will begin on 19th May in Leeds.
12 May 2016

ICC clears doping charges against Kusal Perera

The International Cricket Council on Wednesday lifted the provisional suspension on Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Perera after clearing the doping charges against him.
12 May 2016

Dhammika Prasad to miss second tour match against Leicestershire

Sri Lankan fast bowler Dhammika Prasad is all set to miss the second tour match against Leicestershire after suffering a shoulder injury during the encounter with Essex in Chelmsford.21
11 May 2016

Incessant rain washes out day three as Sri Lanka tour match ends in draw

Incessant rain at the County Ground in Chelmsford forced the abandonment of the third and final day’s play between Sri Lankans and Essex, ending the tour match as a draw.
10 May 2016

Mickleburgh, Westley smash tons as Sri Lanka struggle on day two

Jaik Mickleburgh and Tom Westley smashed fluent centuries as Essex posted 412 for four and took a 158-run lead before declaring their innings, leaving the Sri Lankan bowlers to toil hard on day two of the tour match in Chelmsford.
9 May 2016

James Anderson hails Alastair Cook's captaincy

England pace spearhead James Anderson has praised Alastair Cook for leading the Test team from the front and is confident that the 31-year-old will do a great job in the upcoming international season.
9 May 2016

Mendis, Dickwella hit fifties as Sri Lanka bowled out for 254

Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella hit fifties and were the only bright spots for the Sri Lankans as they were bowled out for 254 runs in 63 overs on the first day of the tour match against Essex in Chelmsford.
8 May 2016

Angelo Mathews wary of points based system for England tour

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has said that he was personally apprehensive about the points based system which is all set to be implemented for their tour of England.
7 May 2016

David Warner ready for Sri Lanka challenge

Australian opening batsman David Warner is eager to make a mark by adopting a positive approach during the tour of Sri Lanka in July.
5 May 2016

Australia remain No.1 in ODIs, New Zealand claim top spot in T20I rankings

Australia continue their reign at the top of the International Cricket Council One-Day International rankings while New Zealand have claimed the pole position in the shorter format of the game according to the latest update.
4 May 2016

Sri Lanka, Pakistan agree to have points system for England tour

Sri Lanka Cricket and the Pakistan Cricket Board have agreed in principle to use a points based scoring system for their upcoming tours of England later this year.
30 April 2016

Relentless pace is the key to success in Sri Lanka - Allan Donald

Newly appointed Australian bowling coach Allan Donald feels that sustained spells of pace bowling is the key to succeeding in Test matches in Sri Lanka.
29 April 2016

Cricket Australia appoint Allan Donald as bowling coach for Sri Lanka tour

Cricket Australia has confirmed the appointment of Allan Donald as the bowling coach of the national team for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.
28 April 2016

Sri Lanka appoint Sanath Jayasuriya as chief selector

Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed former captain Sanath Jayasuriya as the chief selector for a period of two years starting from 1st May.
28 April 2016

Kaushal Silva, Dasun Shanaka included in Sri Lanka Test squad for England tour

Opening batsman Kaushal Silva has been named by Sri Lanka as a part of the 17-man Test squad for the tour of England which begins in May.
27 April 2016

Kaushal Silva discharged from hospital with a clean bill of health

Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed that opening batsman Kaushal Silva has been discharged from the hospital after receiving a clean bill of health from the doctors.
27 April 2016

Sri Lanka hoping Kaushal Silva will recover in time for England tour

Sri Lanka Cricket is hoping that opening batsman Kaushal Silva will recover completely in time for the England tour after being hit on the head by a ball while fielding at short leg in a practice match.
25 April 2016

Kaushal Silva hospitalised after being struck on the head

Sri Lankan batsman Kaushal Silva was airlifted to a hospital in Colombo after he was hit on the head while fielding during a practice match in Pallekele.
24 April 2016

Stuart Broad promises entertaining cricket against Sri Lanka and Pakistan

England pacer Stuart Broad stated that the team will look to play entertaining cricket when they face off against Sri Lanka and Pakistan in the upcoming months.
23 April 2016

Lasith Malinga faces a lengthy layoff due to knee injury

Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga is currently facing the prospect of a lengthy layoff from the game after Sri Lanka Cricket's medical panel confirmed the extent of his knee injury.
21 April 2016