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India's Manu Sawhney named new ICC chief

16 Jan 2019 - 0     - 602

  The International Cricket Council on Tuesday named Manu Sawhney its new chief executive officer to replace David Richardson, who will step down after the World Cup in July.


Top local cricketers 'honey trapped' and 'blackmailed' into match fixing

13 Jan 2019 - 1     - 7969

Sri Lanka's top cricketers are allegedly being honey trapped and blackmailed into match-fixing, the Sunday Times reliably learns, amidst unprecedented International Cricket Council intervention t


Sri Lanka U-19s in dramatic win over Australia U19s

12 Jan 2019 - 0     - 2006

Sri Lanka in dramatic win over Aussie Sri Lanka vs Australia Youth test Sri Lanka registered a dramatic three wicket win with two balls to spare in the three day Youth Test between Sri Lanka Under 19


Rahul and Pandya ordered home by India

12 Jan 2019 - 0     - 2055

Indian cricket's governing body has ordered batsman KL Rahul and allrounder Hardik Pandya to return home after their suspensions for controversial comments about women on a TV show.


Cricket election on hold until new regulations gazetted

09 Jan 2019 - 1     - 1912

Sri Lanka Cricket election has been put on hold by the Ministry of Sports until a discrepancy in a gazette notification which empowers the Sports Minister to appoint a three-member Advisory Board to



Sri Lanka recalls Perera for Australia Tests

09 Jan 2019 - 1     - 1949

Sri Lanka Tuesday recalled batsman Kusal Perera to a 16-member squad for the two-match Test series against Australia starting later this month. 


Bumrah gets ODI, T20 break after Australia heroics

08 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1140

?   Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah was Tuesday rested for the upcoming one-day series in Australia and tour of New Zealand after playing a key role in India's historic Test triumph Down Under.


Tons for Taylor, Nicholls as Black Caps sweep Sri Lanka ODI series

08 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1076

Veteran Ross Taylor and rising star Henry Nicholls both smashed centuries as New Zealand as they beat Sri Lanka by 115 runs to win the series 3-0 in Nelson Tuesday.  


Struggling Australia throw away wickets in big run chase

05 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1484

Australia blew a strong start with yet another top order batting collapse in Sydney Saturday, leaving themselves a mountain to climb to stay in the fourth and final Test against India.


1st unofficial Test between Sri Lanka A and Ireland A: Siriwardana, Mendis rescue hosts with half to

05 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1343

Sri Lanka 'A' claimed a first innings lead in the first unofficial Test against Ireland 'A' thanks 


Zen master Pujara deflates Australia again

04 Jan 2019 - 0     - 939

Cheteshwar Pujara fell agonisingly short of a fourth double hundred in test cricket but India's top order bulwark firmly established himself as the difference between the sides in the ongoing se


New Zealand to use Sri Lanka ODIs as World Cup trial

02 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1384

New Zealand have put a line under their Test series win over Sri Lanka and switched to World Cup mode with the first of three one-day internationals in Tauranga on Thursday. 


Sri Lanka misses direct qualification to World T20 in 2020

01 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1623

Former champions Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to feature in the group stage of 16-team tournament to be held in Australia in 2020.


Angelo Mathews ruled out of Brisbane Test

01 Jan 2019 - 0     - 1223

Angelo Mathews will miss the limited-overs leg against New Zealand and the first Test against Australia in Brisbane after sustaining a grade two strain in his left hamstring. The 31-year-old was for


How cool is that? Williamson reflects on New Zealand's record win

01 Jan 2019 - 0     - 585

  New Zealand celebrate a historic victory Sunday when they needed just 14 balls on day five to demolish Sri Lanka by a colossal 423 runs in the second Test in Christchurch.   


Bittersweet day for Sri Lanka's prolific Mendis

29 Dec 2018 - 0     - 2024

?Sri Lanka's young batting maestro Kusal Mendis cemented a stellar year Saturday by passing 1,000 runs in 2018 but the occasion was tempered by his untimely dismissal in the second Test against Ne


Australia teeter on brink after India set them 399 to win

29 Dec 2018 - 0     - 883

?Australia were teetering on the brink of defeat in the third Test on Saturday, losing five wickets in what looked like mission impossible after India declared and set them a massive 399 to win.


New Zealand spirits up as Mendis falls, Mathews injured

29 Dec 2018 - 0     - 1905

New Zealand were eyeing an historic victory as injury and a barrage of Neil Wagner bouncers left Sri Lanka in tatters at the close of day four of the second Test in Christchurch on Saturday.



Australia openers survive after Kohli, Pujara heroics post huge total

27 Dec 2018 - 0     - 779

A 170-run stand between century-maker Cheteshwar Pujara and captain Virat Kohli put India in a dominant position in the third Test Thursday as Australia's openers survived half a dozen nervy ove


India, pitch frustrate Australia on grinding Boxing Day

26 Dec 2018 - 0     - 1938

Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli combined to frustrate Australia for an entire session as India held the whip-hand at 215 for two at the close of a grinding opening day of the third test on Wednesd


Southee rescues NZ with bat and ball after Lakmal blast

26 Dec 2018 - 0     - 2044

Tim Southee rescued New Zealand with the bat then dragged his side back into the match with the ball after Sri Lanka's Suranga Lakmal's career-best figures had threatened to dominate the fir


Bancroft adds details to Cape Town scandal

26 Dec 2018 - 0     - 908

Cameron Bancroft has claimed he "didn't know any better" than to take sandpaper to the ball during the Cape Town Test against South Africa in March, an action that led to a nine-month


Rain, epic stand save Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test

19 Dec 2018 - 0     - 3317

Sri Lanka battled to a rain-affected draw in the first Test against New Zealand on Wednesday after the Black Caps were unable to break an epic stand by Kusal Mendis and Angelo Mathews. 


Lahiru Kumara fined for use of an audible obscenity

18 Dec 2018 - 0     - 4115

?Seamer Lahiru Kumara has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee and has also received one demerit point after being found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Play


Australia level India series with first win since 'sandpapergate'

18 Dec 2018 - 0     - 1700

? Australia beat India by 146 runs in Perth Tuesday to level the series with their first Test win since the ball-tampering 'sandpapergate' scandal that rocked international cricket.  Se


Sri Lanka reeling from upheaval ahead of NZ Tests

14 Dec 2018 - 0     - 1624

Sri Lanka will hope to put poor form and off-field chaos behind them when they face New Zealand in the first Test at Wellington's Basin Reserve on Saturday. 


Sri Lanka reeling from upheaval ahead of NZ Tests

14 Dec 2018 - 0     - 855

Sri Lanka will hope to put poor form and off-field chaos behind them when they face New Zealand in the first Test at Wellington's Basin Reserve on Saturday. 


Jon Lewis appointed as SL batting coach

13 Dec 2018 - 0     - 1806

? Durham head coach Jon Lewis has been appointed as Sri Lanka’s batting coach up to the World Cup next year. His appointment will end Tilan Samaraweera’s reins as batting coach, just a y