Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli claims second position in ICC Test Rankings

India skipper Virat Kohli has moved to the second position in the International Cricket Council Rankings for batsmen following his stellar performance in the third Test against Sri Lanka in Delhi.
8 December 2017

Dhananjaya, Roshen Silva thwart Indian attack on final day to draw Delhi Test

A fine century from Dhananjaya de Silva and a spirited unbeaten 74 from Roshen Silva thwarted the Indian attack on the final day as Sri Lanka managed to draw the third and final Test in Delhi but conceded the series to Virat Kohli's men 1-0.
6 December 2017

India seven wickets away from claiming 2-0 series victory

After India set a target of 410 runs, Ravindra Jadeja struck twice before the end of day four to reduce Sri Lanka to 31 for three at stumps in the third Test in Delhi.
5 December 2017

Sri Lanka to tour West Indies for three-match Test series in June

The West Indies Cricket Board has confirmed the fixtures for the three-match Test series involving Sri Lanka to be played in June next year.
5 December 2017

Hooda, Thampi, Sundar in India's T20I squad for Sri Lanka series

India have named three uncapped players in a 15-man squad for the upcoming Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka.
5 December 2017

Late wickets hurt Sri Lanka despite Chandimal, Mathews centuries

After Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal thwarted the Indian attack for the most part of the day, Sri Lanka surrendered the advantage on the final session as they lost five wickets in it and were reduced to 356 for nine at stumps in the third Test in Delhi.
4 December 2017

Records tumble at Kotla after Virat double century

Virat Kohli continued his dominance with yet another double century as India declared their first innings with a score of 536 for seven and later restricted Sri Lanka to 131 for three at stumps on day two of the third Test in Delhi.
3 December 2017

Vijay, Kohli daddy hundreds lift India to 371/4 on day one

Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay scored unbeaten 156 and 155 respectively as India extended their domination over Sri Lanka with another majestic batting performance to post 371 for four at stumps on day one of the third Test in Delhi.
2 December 2017

Thisara Perera to lead Sri Lanka in India ODIs

Sri Lanka have appointed all-rounder Thisara Perera as the captain for the upcoming limited overs series in India.
30 November 2017

Sri Lanka Go Down Like Nine Pins And Face Their Worst Defeat In Test History

When Dinesh Chandimal raised his bat after completing his second fifty of the match, it could not have been more awkward for him. Sri Lanka with 8 wickets down, was then on the verge of defeat. As it turned out, they lost to India by an innings and 239 which is their worst defeat in test history.
29 November 2017

Rangana Herath ruled out of Delhi Test

Sri Lanka will miss the services of veteran spinner Rangana Herath for the third and final Test against India in Delhi due to a sore back.
28 November 2017

India rest Virat Kohli for Sri Lanka ODIs

India have rested skipper Virat Kohli for the upcoming three-match One-Day International series against Sri Lanka that kicks-off on 10th December.
28 November 2017

Ashwin races to 300 wickets as India complete innings victory in Nagpur

Ravichandran Ashwin became the fastest bowler to reach 300 Test wickets as India dismissed Sri Lanka for 166 runs in the final innings to complete a victory by an innings and 239 runs in the second game in Nagpur and take an unassailable lead of 1-0.
27 November 2017

Innings defeat looms Sri lanka after India declare at 610

After Virat Kohli scored a double century and Rohit Sharma slammed a ton to help India gain a massive 305 run first innings lead, Sri Lanka lost Sadeera Samarawickrama early in the second innings to end day three with a score of 21 for one in the second Test in Nagpur.
26 November 2017

Dasun Shanaka fined for ball-tampering

The International Cricket Council on Saturday has confirmed a fine of 75 percent of match fees for Sri Lanka all-rounder Dasun Shanaka for a ball-tampering act during the second day's play in the Nagpur Test against India.
26 November 2017

Vijay, Pujara centuries put India in dominant position

Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara scored valiant centuries for India as they went on to post 312 for two at stumps on day two of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens.
25 November 2017

India-Sri Lanka 2nd test match preview

Even before the first ball is bowled in Nagpur, India already seem to have won 20 percent of the match. The last one and a half hours of play at the Eden Gardens, where the Lankans were jolted by repeated strikes from Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shami must have dented Sri Lanka's confidence. As they say, 'half the battle is won in the mind', India having managed to swing the momentum on its side, will start as favourites.
23 November 2017

Team India's augmenting appetite for victory

"Let me tell you one thing, India will win this Test even if they are 17-3," as Ganguly made this statement after India was tottering at the end of day 1, he looked extremely confident about his prediction. The audacity of his statement may have surprised many but Dada was certainly not building castles in the air.
23 November 2017

Kumar, Dhawan released from Indian squad for personal reasons

India's star performers in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan have been released from the squad for the second game due to personal reasons.
22 November 2017

Has Ganguly Plucked the Apple At Eden Gardens?

After making Adam and the world, God decided to rest. He appointed Adam to assign names to all the animals. Adam enjoyed doing it but got bored after a while and requested God for companionship. Thus, Eve was born. Adam and Eve loved each other and resided in the Garden of Eden with other animals. Until one day, Eve plucked an apple from the Tree of Knowledge, which led to the doom of humanity.
19 November 2017