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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


Malinga, Mathews in pool of 346 players for IPL auction

12 Dec 2018 - 0     - 1085

A total pool of 346 cricketers will go under the hammer in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction in Jaipur on December 18, it was announced on Tuesday.


ICC suspends Dananjaya after bowling action found to be illegal

10 Dec 2018 - 0     - 1275

Sri Lanka’s off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from international cricket with immediate effect after an independent assessment has found his bowling action to be illegal, the Intern


Mathews rescues Sri Lanka with a brilliant century

08 Dec 2018 - 0     - 2239

Angelo Mathews defied New Zealand XI’s bowling attack and overcame tough conditions at the McLean Park in Napier with a masterful century on the opening day of the tour match on Saturday.


SLC appoints Steve Rixon as fielding coach up to World Cup

08 Dec 2018 - 0     - 937

Sri Lanka has roped in Steve Rixon as fielding coach up to the World Cup in England next year. 


Asalanka to lead Lanka’s Emerging Squad

02 Dec 2018 - 0     - 2837

Former U-19 skipper Charith Asalanka will lead Sri Lanka’s strong Emerging Squad at the ACC Emerging Team Cup 2018 cricket tournament to be played in Pakistan and Sri Lanka.


Thilanga stumped by ICC’s latest move

02 Dec 2018 - 6     - 6057

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has made it mandatory for anybody wishing to join its Board of Directors to not have any links with the betting or gaming industry.


The Hathurusingha conundrum

02 Dec 2018 - 1     - 15081


Thirimanne, Samarawickrema return for New Zealand Tests

30 Nov 2018 - 1     - 1677

The new selection committee headed by Asantha de Mel yesterday announced a 17-man squad for the two-match Test series against New Zealand starting next month at the Basin Reserve in Wellington. The te


Scotland to host Sri Lanka for two ODIs in May 2019

27 Nov 2018 - 1     - 1942

Sri Lanka will make a stop in Scotland before beginning their 2019 World Cup campaign next year, Cricket Scotland announced on Monday (November 26). The two teams will face off in two ODIs, schedul


England sweep series after brave Sri Lanka resistance

26 Nov 2018 - 0     - 1262

Colombo (Reuters) - England overcame spirited late resistance from the hosts to seal a first 3-0 series sweep in Sri Lanka when the tourists wrapped up a 42-run victory shortly after tea on the four


Asantha de Mel heads new selection panel

25 Nov 2018 - 1     - 3524

Sri Lanka Cricket today sacked the national selection committee headed by Graeme Labrooy and replaced it with four-member new committee headed by Asantha de Mel. The new committee includes Asantha De


Sri Lanka top order crumbles, England eye series sweep

25 Nov 2018 - 0     - 346

COLOMBO (Reuters) - England set Sri Lanka a daunting victory target of 327 in the third and final test and then reduced the hosts to 53 for four wickets to stay on course for a 3-0 series sweep on S


Jayasuriya denies betel nut story

22 Nov 2018 - 6     - 15427

Former Sri Lanka skipper Sanath Jayasuriya today denied the report that he had allegedly smuggled rotten betel nuts (areca nuts) to India. He said he had never been involved in any b


Danushka Gunathilaka replaces injured Chandimal for third Test

21 Nov 2018 - 1     - 2261

?Danushka Gunathilaka has been brought into face England in the third and the final Test to be played at the SSC grounds starting Friday. He is replacing injured skipper Dinesh Chandimal. Chandimal wh


Leach, Moeen spin England to series win over Sri Lanka

18 Nov 2018 - 0     - 1182

Off-spinner Moeen Ali struck twice in three deliveries as England completed a 57-run victory in the second test against Sri Lanka on the final day on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the t