West Indies In S. Lanka
Barath Century In Vain As Rain Ruins Opening ODI
Opening batsman Adrian Barath scored his maiden One-Day International century as the West Indies posted 245 for five before the opening match against Sri Lanka in Colombo was abandoned due to rain.
Barath made 113 and Ramnaresh Sarwan marked his recall with 75 to lead the tourists to a competitive score in a series rearranged from December - due also to bad weather.
Sangakkara And Mendis Star In Sri Lanka Victory
Kumar Sangakkara scored a half-century and Ajantha Mendis took four wickets to underpin Sri Lanka's 26-run victory over the West Indies in the third and final One-Day International in Colombo.
Sangakkara's 75 enabled Sri Lanka to post 277 for nine and Mendis then took four for 46 as a battling West Indies were bowled out for 251 with the result that Sri Lanka took the three-match series by two games to nil.
Sri Lanka And West Indies Draw In Galle
Rain and bad light closed in in Galle to ensure that the opening Test between Sri Lanka and the West Indies was drawn after a whole sessions's worth of play was lost on the final day.
Sri Lanka closed the match on 241 for four in their second innings thanks to half-centuries from Tharanga Paranavitana (95), Tillakaratne DIlshan (54) and Mahela Jayawardene (58).
Tharanga Leads Sri Lanka To Eight-Wicket Victory
A match between Sri Lanka and the West Indies produced a positive result for the first time during a tour that began in November when Sri Lanka scored an eight-wicket victory in the second One-Day International in Colombo.
Rain saw all three Tests in November and December drawn and washed out the opening ODI but despite showers again interrupting proceedings, Sri Lanka managed to take a 1-0 series lead.
Silva And Lakmal Included In Sri Lankan Squad
Sri Lanka have included fast bowler Suranga Lakmal and wicket-keeper Kaushal Silva in their 16-man squad for the...
Barath Century Sets Up The West Indies
Opening batsman Adrian Barath scored his maiden One-Day International century as the West Indies posted 245 for five in the opening match against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
Barath made 113 and Ramnaresh Sarwan marked his recall with 75 to lead the tourists to a competitive score in a series rearranged from December.
Roach 'Willing To Take On Challenge'
West Indian fast bowler Kemar Roach says he is ready and willing to take up the challenge of leading his side's pace attack during their upcoming...
I'd Love To Get Past 317 - Chris Gayle
When he resumes day two of the opening Test against Sri Lanka unbeaten on 219, West Indian opening batsman Chris...
Rain Hits West Indies Test Preparations
Rain washed out the final two days of the West Indies' tour game against the Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI in...
Sri Lankan Openers Set Fair After Follow-On
Sri Lankan openers Tharanga Paranavitana and Tillakaratne Dilshan were both unbeaten on 44 when rain and bad light...
Sri Lanka Name 16-Man ODI Squad
Sri Lanka have named a 16-man squad for the first two One-Day Internationals in their upcoming five-match series against the West Indies.
Joining up with the squad which played through a rain-affected 0-0 draw in the Test series are opener Upul Tharanga, fast bowler Lasith Malinga, batsman Chamara Kapugedara and Chamara Silva, as well all-rounders Jeewan Mendis and Tissara Perera.
West Indian ODI Specialists Look Forward
The four players drafted in specifically for the West Indies' One-Day International series with Sri Lanka, which begins on 9th December in Hambantota, have been talking about their excitement ahead of the first match.
All-rounder Kieron Pollard, batsman Kirk Edwards, left-arm spinner Nikita Miller and fast bowler Ravi Rampaul have joined up with the squad in Sri Lanka.
Gayle Joins Elite Before Mendis Grabs Five
Chris Gayle became the fourth man to score two Test match triple-centuries as the West Indies piled up 580 for nine...
Rain Ends Play Early As Sri Lanka Battle
Rain ended play early on day three of the first Test between Sri Lanka and the West Indies in Galle with the home side on...
Sri Lanka-West Indies ODI Series Postponed
The One-Day International series between Sri Lanka and the West Indies, scheduled to get underway in Hambantota on 9th December, has been cancelled due to bad weather.
The weather constantly interrupted the three-match Test series and heavy rain played a large part in ensuring the series ended in a 0-0 draw with neither match coming close to producing a positive result.
Chris Gayle Masterclass Sets Up West Indies
Chris Gayle stroked an unbeaten double-century as the West Indies produced an impressive batting display to close day...
Sri Lanka Tour A 'Major Challenge' - Sammy
Newly-appointed West Indies captain Darren Sammy has reiterated that his side's upcoming tour of Sri Lanka presents a...
Samaraweera To Lead President's XI
Experienced batsman Thilan Samaraweera is to lead the Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI when they take on the touring...