India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson have climbed up one place each to reach second position among bowlers and batsmen, respectively, in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings, which were released on Tuesday morning.
A dominant Australia Women side thumped Sri Lanka Women by ten wickets in the one-off T20I in Colombo, chasing down a target of 60 with 71 balls to spare, the largest margin of victory (by balls remaining) in women’s T20
Ahead of the five-match One Day International (ODI) series against Australia, South Africa sent out warning signals to the Steven Smith-led side by securing a huge 206-run victory over Ireland in Benoni on Sunday (September 25). The Australians, who will
Nick Lee, the 32-year-old former right-hand batsman from Kent, has been appointed Sri Lanka’s trainer, the SLC announced on Sunday. Lee will replace Michael Main, the former Hampshire strength and conditioning coach, who was initially appointed for a two-year term
Jakarta has pulled out of hosting next year’s Asian Youth Games to leave the event with no host until 2021. Indonesia’s capital was due to host the quadrennial age group multi-sport competition as a test event for the 2018 Asian
Surrey have announced that Kumar Sangakkara has signed a new contract to remain with the county for the 2017 season. The former Sri Lanka captain has spent the last two seasons with the club and he will now remain at
Fast bowler Kesrick Williams, allrounder Rovman Powell and wicketkeeper-batsman Nicholas Pooran, the uncapped players in West Indies’ T20 squad for the three-match series against Pakistan in the UAE, have spoken of their desire to make their mark in international cricket.
Floyd Mayweather Jnr says he almost came out of retirement to fight UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Mayweather Jnr, 39, retired from boxing in September 2015 but was recently considering a bout with McGregor. “I tried to make the fight
The Murali Harmony Cup 2016 was declared open in Kilinochchi. 24 teams will compete in this year’s blockbuster tournament featuring as many as ten newcomers to have a chance at winning the coveted Champions trophy and bragging rights in the
Australian captain Steve Smith is still unsure if going home early from the tour of Sri Lanka was the right move. He says it’s too early to know for sure, but that the rest has “probably” done him a “world
Australia has survived a middle-order collapse to beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in the opening one-day international in Dambulla. After dismissing Sri Lanka for a lowly 76, the Southern Stars were cruising at 1 for 45 before the slump
Outclassed by a less fancied West Indies side in the 2016 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 finale, Australia have quickly shifted their focus on the next title. Six-time winners and defending champions in the 50-over format, Australia will begin their new
Nineteen-year-old Haseeb Hameed will become just the sixth teenager to play for England if he debuts in Bangladesh. Uncapped Lancashire teenager Haseeb Hameed has “run-scoring in his DNA”, England national selector James Whitaker said Friday, after confirming his place in
Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan on Thursday wished his one-time rival Anil Kumble good luck for India’s upcoming New Zealand series, asserting that under the new coach the hosts stood a good chance of winning not only against the
Inoshi Priyadharshani and Imalka Mendis have earned call-ups to Sri Lanka Women’s ODI squad, while there were recalls for Chamari Polgampola and Inoka Ranaweera for the upcoming four-match home series against Australia Women. Priyadharshani played two T20 internationals for Sri
D.P.M Herath won the Bronze medal in the javelin throw at the paralympic games in Rio. India won the Gold and China the Silver.
West Indies Test team discards fast bowler Kemar Roach and batsman Rajendra Chandrika have been picked in the 14-man A squad, which will tour Sri Lanka in October-November. Also in the squad is batsman Kieran Powell, who last played international
All-rounder Ranitha Liyanarachchi smashed a scintillating half-century and Roshan Jayawickrama returned with a four-wicket haul as Sri Lanka notched up a convincing 24-run win over Bangladesh to clinch the Red Bull Campus Cricket World Finals trophy at the Galle International
BCCI president Anurag Thakur has said the board is being “arm-twisted” on two fronts: as a result of the Lodha committee’s recommendations for structural reform, and due to the change at the top of the ICC, where Shashank Manohar has
Australia spoiled Tillakaratne Dilshan’s farewell by claiming a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka to make a clean sweep in the two-match T20 series in Colombo. Electing to bat first, Sri Lanka wobbled against the disciplined Australian bowlers as they could