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Dimuth to lead Sri Lanka at World Cup

17 Apr 2019 - 0     - 714

The de Mel theory on World Cup

19 Mar 2019 - 11     - 5631

Malinga gets career-best List A bowling figures

04 Apr 2019 - 0     - 1983

Team Galle skipper Lasith Malinga returned a career-best List A figures of 7 for 49 as he led from the front to record a thumping 156 run over Team Kandy in the opening Super Provincial 50-over match


Lokuhettige charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

04 Apr 2019 - 0     - 587

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged former Sri Lanka player Dilhara Lokuhettige with three counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. These new charges are in addition to charge


Blundell called from wilderness into NZ World Cup squad

03 Apr 2019 - 0     - 230

Wicketkeeper Tom Blundell was the surprise selection in New Zealand’s 15-man squad for cricket’s one-day World Cup later this year, despite never having played the format at international level.


SLC to conduct random breathalyzer Tests; Dimuth gets hefty fine

02 Apr 2019 - 0     - 680

Sri Lanka Cricket will conduct random breathalyzer tests on cricketers in the future, its President Shammi Silva said today. The board has taken this decision after national Test skipper Dimuth Karun


India win top Test rankings for third year

02 Apr 2019 - 0     - 186

Virat Kohli’s India have topped the international Test rankings for the third year in a row -- boosted by their first ever series triumph in Australia -- earning a million dollar prize for the team.


Dimuth apologies for drink driving incident

01 Apr 2019 - 0     - 247

Test skipper Dimuth Karunaratne has made a public apology after an alleged drink driving incident, describing his own behaviour as ’’utterly unbecoming of a Sri Lankan national cricketer”


Malinga to play domestic 50-over tournament

29 Mar 2019 - 0     - 697

Lasith Malinga will now be available for the domestic 50-over tournament starting next week. Malinga who played for Mumbai Indians in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) will play the entire tou



Malinga cleared to play IPL 2019

26 Mar 2019 - 1     - 315

Lasith Malinga has been cleared to play the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season after Sri Lanka Cricket granted the paceman permission to skip the domestic 50-overs tournament on Tuesd


Pretorius and Phehlukwayo steer South Africa to series sweep against Sri Lanka

25 Mar 2019 - 0     - 143

Dwaine Pretorius starred with the bat and Andile Phehlukwayo shone with the ball as South Africa completed a 3-0 sweep of the Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka with a 45-run victory via


Malinga mulls retirement after T20 World Cup

23 Mar 2019 - 0     - 353

Lasith Malinga, Sri Lanka’s limited-overs captain, aims to play the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia before signing off from international cricket.


South Africa seal Twenty20 series despite Udana heroics

23 Mar 2019 - 0     - 225

PRETORIA (Reuters) - Reeza Hendricks and Rassie van der Dussen impressed with the bat as a much-changed South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 16 runs to seal the Twenty20 International series at Centurio


England women seal ODI series whitewash in Sri Lanka

22 Mar 2019 - 0     - 134

Amy Jones scored 76 and managed two run-outs as England’s women sealed a comfortable 3-0 one-day series whitewash in Sri Lanka.


New-look South Africa seek series win

21 Mar 2019 - 0     - 65

Having won the first game after a thrilling super over, South Africa will look to seal the series with a game to spare when they face Sri Lanka in the second T20I on Friday, 22 March.


Miller, Tahir lead South Africa to super-over victory over Sri Lanka

20 Mar 2019 - 1     - 206

David Miller helped South Africa blast 14 runs from their super over, before the wily Tahir restricted Sri Lanka to only five in reply, two of which were wides.


88 players picked for Super Provincial Tournament

19 Mar 2019 - 1     - 1375

A total of 88 players have been picked by the national selectors to play in the SLC Inter-Provincial fifty-over cricket tournament to be played in Dambulla and Pallekele from April 4-11. Each team con


Can beat any Test side if we bat well, says Afghanistan’s Nabi

19 Mar 2019 - 1     - 131

Veteran all-rounder Mohammad Nabi said Monday Afghanistan has world-class spinners and is capable of beating any Test side in the world if their batting clicks.


S Africa sweep Sri Lanka series after floodlight failure

16 Mar 2019 - 0     - 180

South Africa completed a clean sweep of their five-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka with a 41-run victory via the Duckworth–Lewis–Stern method on Saturday as the final match at


South Africa aim for series sweep

16 Mar 2019 - 0     - 183

Sri Lanka are falling into a familiar trench. They’ve lost four successive games this series. They’ve been bowled out each time they’ve played a full innings. And the board is likely to bring in



Amla sits out final two ODIs for family reasons

13 Mar 2019 - 0     - 184

Hashim Amla was given compassionate leave on Tuesday to miss South Africa’s last two one-day internationals against Sri Lanka, providing what could be a last-ditch opportunity for Reeza Hendricks to


SLC to ring major changes to ODI squad

12 Mar 2019 - 5     - 1884

Sri Lanka Cricket will ring in some major changes in the national team ahead of the T20 leg of the ongoing series in South Africa after the islanders conceded yet another limited-over series defeat.


Bouncer king Wagner’s two-day demolition of Bangladesh secures series

12 Mar 2019 - 0     - 83

Short-ball specialist Neil Wagner engineered an innings victory over Bangladesh in what New Zealand called “an ideal two days” in the rain-shortened second Test to wrap up the series with a game t


Markram gets World Cup lifeline with ODI recall

12 Mar 2019 - 0     - 40

Aiden Markram was handed a likely lifeline to the Cricket World Cup on Monday when he was named in South Africa’s squad for the final two one-day internationals against Sri Lanka.


KJP out of South Africa ODIs

11 Mar 2019 - 0     - 120

Sri Lanka have received a blow with the news that Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the last two ODIs against the Proteas.


De Kock smashes ton as South Africa clinch ODI series win

11 Mar 2019 - 1     - 119

DURBAN (Reuters) - Quinton de Kock’s swashbuckling century inspired South Africa to beat Sri Lanka by 71 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis system at Kingsmead on Sunday to secure a winning 3-0 lead in


Imperious South Africa look to close out series

09 Mar 2019 - 0     - 106

South Africa have gone back to their dominant ways at home and will look to capitalise against a dented Sri Lankan team when they clash in the third ODI on Sunday, 10 March.


Sri Lanka Women announce ODI squad to face England

09 Mar 2019 - 0     - 170

Sri Lanka Women have named their squad of 15 players to face England Women in the upcoming three-match ODI series.


De Kock shines as South Africa thump Sri Lanka in second ODI

07 Mar 2019 - 1     - 134

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa’s Quinton de Kock top-scored with a fluent 94 as they cruised to a 113-run victory over Sri Lanka and a 2-0 lead in their five-match One-Day International series on


Confident South Africa Look to Extend Lead Against Sri Lanka in ODI Series

06 Mar 2019 - 0     - 184

Riding high on a clinical win in the opening One-Day International in Johannesburg, South Africa will be keen on extending their lead when they clash against Sri Lanka in the second encounter on Wedne