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Hashan new Sri Lanka batting coach

24 Jul 2017 - 0     - 2643

Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed for Sri Lanka cricketer Hashan Tillakaratne as the batting coach for the Indian series which begins in Galle on Wednesday. He is the latest to join the national side


Dhananjaya, Malinda and Pradeep return

23 Jul 2017 - 0     - 5980

Sri Lanka have recalled batsman Dhananjaya de Silva, left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara and seamer Nuwan Pradeep for the three-match Test series against India.


Vaas replaces Ramanayake as bowling coach

21 Jul 2017 - 0     - 4298

Chaminda Vaas has replaced Champaka Ramanayake as fast bowling coach of the national team for the India series. Ramanayake resigned from the post last night. Vaas was Sri Lanka's fast-bowli


Chandimal ruled out of India Tests by pneumonia

21 Jul 2017 - 0     - 3589

Sri Lanka Test skipper Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the opening Test match against India due after contracting pneumonia.  


Transition is about being brave - Kohli

20 Jul 2017 - 1     - 1931

Indian skipper Virat Kohli says a team could ensure a smooth transition if they are ‘brave and willing to do the hard yards. He said that experience counts a little, if the players have no con




Shamindra Eranga’s bowling action cleared

18 Jul 2017 - 1     - 1347

Sri Lankan seamer Shamindra Eranga has been cleared to resume bowling by the International Cricket Council following re-assessment of his bowling action. 


Dhawan to replace injured Murali Vijay for Sri Lanka Tests

17 Jul 2017 - 0     - 959

? Shikhar Dhawan has been included in India squad for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka starting July 26 in place of Murali Vijay. The Tamil Nadu right hander has not played any competitive crick


Sikanda Raza credits Klusener for batting revival

17 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1011

Sikanda  Raza who scored his maiden Test hundred to lift Zimbabwe to a commanding position after Sri Lanka reduced them for 23 for 4 at one stage, credited their batting coach Lance Klusener fo



Fielding criticism too harsh - Pothas

17 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1269

Sri Lanka’s interim coach Nic Pothas yesterday defended his team’s much maligned recent fielding performances, claiming that the recent criticism against the team was too harsh.


Raza puts Zimbabwe in control

16 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1113

Sikandar Raza closed in on his maiden hundred and put Zimbabwe in sight of a first test victory against Sri Lanka on the third day of their only match at the R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday.


Dimuth optimistic about Sri Lanka's chances

16 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1216

Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne believes Sri Lanka are in a good position to beat Zimbabwe in the ongoing Test, despite losing three wickets chasing a total of 388, and that a positive attitude


Now Sanga takes on Arjuna

16 Jul 2017 - 0     - 5271

The national cricket team wrote to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) before the 2009 Pakistan tour seeking an independent security assessment, a reduction in the number of games to be played in the terror-rid


Early wickets hold the key - Gurusinha

15 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1109

After seeing Zimbabwe stage a remarkable comeback from 70 for four in the morning session to 344 to eight at stumps, Sri Lanka Cricket Manager Asanka Gurusinha said early wickets would hold the key


Sri Lanka struggle as Cremer takes three

13 Jul 2017 - 1     - 5208

    As stumps were drawn at Kettarama on day two of the one-off Test against Zimbabwe, Sri Lankan batsmen may rue their failure to convert starts into big scores to provide a solid platf


Investigate Lahore attack on Sri Lanka cricketers-Sanga

13 Jul 2017 - 0     - 3858

Eight years after the terrorist attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore, former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara calls for an impartial inquiry to bring those responsible for agreeing to tour Pa


Mathews steps down as captain

11 Jul 2017 - 10     - 5242

Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has tendered his resignation as captain of the national side from all three formats.    


Sri Lanka in danger of automatic qualification for 2019 World Cup

11 Jul 2017 - 0     - 4107

  Zimbabwe’s historic series win against Sri Lanka has given the West Indies a glimmer of hope of direct qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 with the gap between two-time fo


Lowest point in my career- Mathews

10 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1947

Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews admitted that the ODI series defeat to Zimbabwe was one of the lowest points of his career. Sri Lanka conceded the series 2-3 after Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by three


Raza's all-round show guides Zimbabwe to famous win in Sri Lanka

10 Jul 2017 - 0     - 2741

Sikandar Raza's stellar all-round display guided Zimbabwe to their first one-day international series win over hosts Sri Lanka with a nervous three-wicket victory in the fifth and final match at


Sri Lanka to tour India later this year

09 Jul 2017 - 0     - 2073

Sri Lanka will travel to India to play three Tests, three one-day internationals and two T20 in their first series involving all three formats of the game since 2009, Sri Lanka Cricket confirmed.



Zimbabwe win by 4 wickets, level series 2-2

08 Jul 2017 - 0     - 3534

  In a rain-curtailed match, Zimbabwe managed to level the 5-match series against Sri Lanka after they bagged a win by 4 wickets in the 4th ODI at Hambantota. 


Head coach Mahela Jayawardene looks to create DNA for Khulna Titans

07 Jul 2017 - 0     - 2377

Newly appointed Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 franchise Khulna Titans head coach Mahela Jayawardene aims to create DNA and culture for th


India tour itinerary announced

07 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1741

Sri Lanka will host India for a full cricket tour starting July 26. Sri Lanka will play three Test matches, five  ODIs,? and one T20 match.


Ton-up Root turns South Africa tide

07 Jul 2017 - 0     - 702

Joe Root marked his first innings as England captain with a superb 184 not out against South Africa at Lord's on Thursday.


Ton-up Dickwella, Gunathilaka guide comfortable chase

06 Jul 2017 - 0     - 9134

Openers Niroshan Dickwella and Danushaka Gunathilaka shared an imposing 229-run for the opening wicket to set up a crushing eight-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the third ODI played at the MRIC Stadium


Cricket returns to Hambantota as Sri Lanka looks to dominate

05 Jul 2017 - 0     - 2270

After a two-year hiatus, cricket will finally return to Hambantota, when Sri Lanka hosts Zimbabwe in the third of the five-match ODI series on Thursday.