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Dimuth to lead Sri Lanka at World Cup

17 Apr 2019 - 0     - 435

The de Mel theory on World Cup

19 Mar 2019 - 11     - 5608

Sri Lanka's woes continue as India thrash Sri Lanka

30 Aug 2017 - 1     - 4232

Seamer Lasith Malinga believes the team will have to toughen up and execute better if it wants to compete against India in an ODI series the hosts trail 3-0 with two games left.

Extra security for 4th ODI

30 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1826

Sri Lanka will deploy extra security for their fourth one-day international against India on Thursday to avoid further crowd trouble.  

Hope springs for Holder as Windies shock England

30 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1103

West Indies captain Jason Holder said he had never lost belief in his side after they vindicated his faith with a stunning five-wicket win over England in the second Test at Headingley.

Bangladesh stun Australia for historic Test win

30 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1358

DHAKA AFP Aug30, 2017: Bangladesh registered their first ever win over Australia in Test cricket, beating Steve Smith's men by 20 runs in a thrilling opening game in Dhaka on Wednesday.

SLC to probe Kapugedara after his decision to bat first

30 Aug 2017 - 1     - 3446

Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to hold an inquiry against Chamara Kapugedara—the stand in skipper for the third ODI Pallekele after  he had  gone against the team’s decision&nbs

Sri Lanka cricket selectors resign

29 Aug 2017 - 2     - 6497

Lasith Malinga to lead Sri Lanka in fourth ODI

29 Aug 2017 - 1     - 5392

Misfiring seamer Lasith Malinga has been handed the captaincy for the fourth ODI against India after doubts remain over the fitness of stand-in skipper Chamara Kapugedara who led Sri Lanka in the th

Sri Lankan cricket losses and the wider Sri Lankan story

29 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1822

Simmering fan dissatisfaction exploded in the Pallekele cricket grounds on Sunday night -- certainly it was not a pleasant thing to see. The India-Sri Lanka third ODI was disrupted by bottle-tossing

SLC to increase security for remainder of the series

28 Aug 2017 - 1     - 1531

Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to beef up security for the remainder of the series after spectators’ trouble at the third ODI in Pallekele on Sunday. Angry spectators threw objects to the groun

Chandimal rules out with hairline fracture

27 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1970

Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the rest of thefive-match ODI series against India after he suffered a hairline fracture on his right thumb.

India seals series after Sharma ton; Spectators hold up play

27 Aug 2017 - 0     - 3698

Rohit Sharma scored his maiden hundred in Sri Lanka after Jasprit Bumrah claimed his maiden five wicket haul in international cricket as India thrashed Sri Lanka by six wickets to win their third st


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Kapugedara to lead after Tharanga ban, Chandimal, Thirimanna call-up

25 Aug 2017 - 1     - 3904

Test skipper Dinesh Chandimal has been recalled to the ODI side to replace skipper Upul Tharanga who has received a two-match suspension for slow overate during the second ODI in Pallekele on Thursd

Fear of failure is hurting Sri Lanka

24 Aug 2017 - 0     - 3323

Former Sri Lanka skipper turned Coach Mahela Jayawardene says the fear of failure is one of the main reason for Sri Lanka’s current slide in international cricket.

Pothas 'happy' with everything

23 Aug 2017 - 3     - 2243

Interim coach  Nic Pothas who was critical of team selection following Sunday’s heavy defeat in the first ODI against India said that he was happy with the situation of the team.  

Bhuvaneswar Kumar’s maiden half-ton leads India victory after Dananjaya’s dream spell

23 Aug 2017 - 4     - 5039

Akila Dananjaya’s career-best 6-54 was in vain as India beat Sri Lanka by three wickets in their second one-day international to go 2-0 up in the five-match series on Thursday.  

Pakistan to host World XI, Sri Lanka and West Indies

22 Aug 2017 - 1     - 1719

Pakistan Monday announced the return of international cricket to its soil, with three separate sides scheduled to visit after years of isolation over security concerns.  

Disappointed fans booed cricketers

20 Aug 2017 - 0     - 2459

Disappointed fans in Dambulla held up the Sri Lankan cricket team’s bus on Sunday evening after hosts suffered a humiliating nine wicket defeat in the five-match ODI series.  

Sri Lanka Cricket ready with domestic format

20 Aug 2017 - 0     - 2582

As calls for an urgent revamp of domestic cricket increase following Sri Lanka’s 3-0 capitulation against India at home, Sri Lanka Cricket says the proposed four-team super-provincial cricket to

Dhawan, Kohli lead Sri Lanka rout

20 Aug 2017 - 1     - 7101

It's not the time to experiment-Kohli

19 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1757

While Sri Lanka struggles to make a direct entry to the 2019 World Cup, neighboring India has set their site in reaching the finals. At the pre-match press conference ahead of the five-match ODI ser

Sri Lanka must win two matches against India for direct World Cup entry

18 Aug 2017 - 2     - 2776

?   Sri Lanka will look to seal a direct qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 during the upcoming five-match home series against India which commences in Dambulla on Sunday.

Sri Lanka seek redemption against India

18 Aug 2017 - 1     - 2970

ICC announced U-19 World Cup schedule

17 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1516

  Defending champion West Indies will open its campaign against host New Zealand in next year’s ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup, the schedule for which was announced on Thursday. &n

Mathews to bowl during ODI’s

16 Aug 2017 - 1     - 2553

Former Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews is expected to bowl during the five-match ODI series against India starting Sunday. Mathews who has taken 111 wickets in 187 matches, stopped bowling since re

Sports Minister calls for report on India defeat

16 Aug 2017 - 1     - 1158

Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera has called for a report from Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) after the host was whitewashed 3-0 by India in the recent three-match Test series.

Uncapped Malinda, Vishwa in ODI squad

15 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1862

Uncapped bowlers Malinda Pushpakumara and Vishwa Fernando have been recalled to Sri Lanka’s limited-over side for the five-match ODI series against India. The selectors have also recalled all-

It’s easy to comment without knowing the facts - Sanath

14 Aug 2017 - 4     - 11807

Brushing aside allegations that they changed players to the whims and fancies, Chairman of cricket selectors

Vaas impressed by Sri Lanka spinners

13 Aug 2017 - 0     - 2376

Sri Lanka's bowling coach Chaminda Vaas on Saturday expressed satisfaction with the performance of spinners Malinda Pushpakumara and Lakshan  Sadakan , who shared f