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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

India complete dominating series sweep

11 Aug 2017 - 3     - 5553


Chameera, Gamage included for third Test

10 Aug 2017 - 0     - 2005

Sri Lanka have picked Dushmantha Chameera and Lahiru Gamage for the third and final Test match against India. The third Test begins on Saturday in Pallekele.   


Ranatunga urges ICC to probe Sri Lanka chief

10 Aug 2017 - 0     - 2335

Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga has blamed Sri Lanka’s string of humiliating defeats on the country’s cricket chief and demanded his investigation by the International Cricket Council.


Don't chop and change players- Aravinda

09 Aug 2017 - 2     - 7117

Batting great Aravinda de Silva had said that Sri Lanka should look at the team in the long-term in order to stop the current slide.


Axar Patel replaces suspended Jadeja for 3rd test

09 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1318

Left-arm spinner Axar Patel has replaced the suspended Ravindra Jadeja in India’s squad for the third Test against Sri Lanka, to be held at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium from Aug


Aravinda wants cricketers to avoid social media

09 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1606

Colombo - Sri Lanka's cricketers have been urged to ignore trolling on social media after a dismal run of results triggered a wave of criticism - with even a government minister poking fun online.


​Ratnayake appointed National Fast Bowling coach

08 Aug 2017 - 0     - 2119

Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed former Sri Lanka fast bowler Rumesh Ratnayake as the National Fast Bowling coach.


​Herath rested for third Test

08 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1355

Veteran left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has been ruled out of Sri Lanka's third Test against India owing to back pain.


Playing one seamer was costly- Chandimal

06 Aug 2017 - 0     - 2352

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal admitted at the post-match press conference that their decision to play one seamer in the match proved costly.


Jadeja suspended for Pallekele Test

06 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1421

India’s Ravindra Jadeja has been suspended for the upcoming Pallekele Test after his accumulated demerit points reached six within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code


Chronology of a cricket disaster

06 Aug 2017 - 3     - 9114

When the coalition of Thilanga Sumathipala and Jayantha Dharmadasa convincingly beat the group led by once-powerful board secretary Nishantha Ranatunga at the Sri Lanka Cricket election in 2016, exp


It was a ploy to sweep against spinners- Dickwella

05 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1204

Sri Lanka fell like a pack of cards in the first innings but came up with a concerted effort in their second innings after India enforced the follow on with a mammoth 439 first innings lead to end t


India neutralize Herath threat -Rahane

04 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1152

India have neutralized the threat of Rangana Herath by continuously attacking the veteran spinner by using their feats and Anjikya Rahane says it was a conscious effort by the batters to attack.


Injured Pradeep ruled out

04 Aug 2017 - 0     - 1460

Sri Lanka’s chance of leveling the series suffered a cruel blow as seamer Nuwan Pradeep was ruled out of bowling for the remainder of India’s first innings. Pradeep suffered a hamstring


India thrash Sri Lanka by innings and 53 runs

03 Aug 2017 - 3     - 12465

India enforced the follow-on after bowling Sri Lanka out for 183, a first innings lead of 439. Indian bowlers led by Ravichandran Ashwin ran through Sri Lanka's remaining eight wickets to


Thirimanne recalled for second Test against India

02 Aug 2017 - 5     - 4531

Left-handed bat Lahiru Thirimanne has been recalled to the national team for the second Test against India


Kusal Perera raring to go after injury lay-off(VIDEO)

02 Aug 2017 - 0     - 4958

A lookalike to his cricketing idol Sanath Jayasuriya, Kusal Perera played as a middle order bat most of his career but given


Ford didn’t agree with my role – Gurusinha

01 Aug 2017 - 3     - 2710

Cricket Manager Asanka Gurusinha had denied playing a role in Graham Ford’s early exit from the 45-month contract. Ford resigned soon after the Champions Trophy.


Moeen proves England's man for the age (VIDEO)

31 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1510

The Oval has extracted every last drop of publicity from its 100th test but even the famous old ground's PR department would have struggled to dream up an ending so dramatic it may be talked abo


Marvan hits out at win-at-any-cost philosophy

30 Jul 2017 - 1     - 4278

After a break from cricket, former national coach Marvan Atapattu has come back to discuss the “ins and outs” of Lankan school cricket, and is trying see where we have lapsed in our conc


Sri Lanka crash to 304-run defeat

30 Jul 2017 - 4     - 15077

  Sri Lanka’s wheels fell off after the Test against India here in Galle yesterday — well and truly exposing their limitations in all departments of the game.


We are better than this- Herath

29 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1338

Skipper Rangana Herath expressing his disappointment over the crushing defeat in the first Test against India in Galle said they were a better team than there performance showed.  


Herath injured his finger

28 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1617

With the results of the opening Test here in Galle seems a forgone conclusion after India continued to dominate proceedings of the first three days, hosts may be in for another shock after Sri Lanka


Vaas admits Sri Lanka in trouble

27 Jul 2017 - 0     - 2433

Bowling coach Chaminda Vaas says Sri Lanka must at least bat through the first two sessions on day three to avoid danger.


Dhawan rates his 190 as his best

26 Jul 2017 - 0     - 1047

Shikhar Dhawan who scored a swashbuckling century, before falling ten runs short of a deserving double century rated his 168-ball 190 as his best Test innings in his short career. Dhawan, 31, who jo


Gunaratne to miss rest of the series with broken thumb

26 Jul 2017 - 0     - 2124

Sri Lanka suffered a huge blow early on day one as all-rounder Asela Gunaratne fractured his thumb during the Galle test. He is expected to undergo surgery later today and will  miss the rest o


History weighs on Herath's hunt for 400

25 Jul 2017 - 0     - 2119

Rangana Herath's prolific wicket-taking means Sri Lanka have barely missed Murali but his record against India is the one anomaly in a brilliant career


Hashan new Sri Lanka batting coach

24 Jul 2017 - 0     - 2652

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     - 5990

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     - 4303

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