Dilshan speaks about lack of support

Dilshan speaks about lack of support

🕔07:53, 30.Aug 2016

Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan, who has just retired from ODI cricket, suggested he did not have enough support from his teammates during his 10-month stint as captain and was “hurt” by the manner in which he was removed from the

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Maxwell hits straps ahead of SL T20s

Maxwell hits straps ahead of SL T20s

🕔08:02, 29.Aug 2016

Australia A allrounder Glenn Maxwell has found form at just the right time, producing a man-of-the-match performance in his side’s thumping of South Africa A in Mackay. Maxwell, who will now fly out to Sri Lanka to join Australia for

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Sri Lanka lose Dilshan’s last ODI match

Sri Lanka lose Dilshan’s last ODI match

🕔22:46, 28.Aug 2016

The change of captain has brought an immediate change of fortune for Australia on their troubled tour of Sri Lanka, as George Bailey’s half-century helped secure a nervy two-wicket win in Dambulla to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match

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India fall short by one run in T20 against WI

India fall short by one run in T20 against WI

🕔08:48, 28.Aug 2016

India almost pulled of the highest ever successful run chase in T20 Internationals with Lokesh Rahul smashing his maiden hundred but fell short by just one run in a nerve-wrecking last ball finish to lose the first of the two

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Dean Jones wants a World Cup in Test cricket

Dean Jones wants a World Cup in Test cricket

🕔08:00, 27.Aug 2016

Former Australia batsman Dean Jones has said that Test cricket needs a World Cup that would help provide a better perspective on which country is really Number 1 team in the world. The 55-year-old, who is presently in India on

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Perera fined, Starc reprimanded by ICC

Perera fined, Starc reprimanded by ICC

🕔07:47, 26.Aug 2016

Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee while Mitchell Starc of Australia has received an official reprimand for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct in separate incidents during the second One-Day International in

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T.M. Dilshan to retire after Australian tour

T.M. Dilshan to retire after Australian tour

🕔14:29, 25.Aug 2016

Batsman T.M. Dilshan is to retire from international cricket after the ongoing Australian tour. Dilshan has announced he will play in the third ODI against Australia in Dambulla and two T-20 internationals in Colombo before stepping down. With his relentless

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Mendis the ‘future’ of Sri Lanka – Mathews

Mendis the ‘future’ of Sri Lanka – Mathews

🕔08:04, 25.Aug 2016

He has been an international cricketer for barely nine months, and has only played as many ODIs, but great expectations are already being thrust upon Kusal Mendis. Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has labeled Mendis “the future” of the national

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Amila Aponso 4 for 18 seals Sri Lanka’s 82-run victory

Amila Aponso 4 for 18 seals Sri Lanka’s 82-run victory

🕔08:00, 25.Aug 2016

Sri Lanka’s openers gone cheaply. A recovery led by Kusal Mendis. A Sri Lankan attack heavy on spin options. Australia’s batsmen struggling to have any impact. A Sri Lankan victory. Steven Smith could be forgiven for feeling like this was

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Voges and Hales ‘wickets’ prompted no-ball trial

Voges and Hales ‘wickets’ prompted no-ball trial

🕔08:34, 24.Aug 2016

Marais Erasmus and Simon Fry will be the two men taking turns in the TV umpire’s chair during the forthcoming series and getting to grips with the system. They will see a live feed of each delivery, followed 1.5 seconds

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England U-19s learn hard lessons from Sri Lanka

England U-19s learn hard lessons from Sri Lanka

🕔07:58, 23.Aug 2016

England’s latest crop of Under-19s returned to their counties this week, in many cases to A-level results, having benefited hugely from a cricketing lesson from Sri Lanka. Andy Hurry, the head coach of the England Development Programme, acknowledged that a

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Rio wraps up challenging Games on upbeat note

Rio wraps up challenging Games on upbeat note

🕔08:21, 22.Aug 2016

A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America’s first Games. It

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Australia defeat Sri Lanka in opening ODI match

Australia defeat Sri Lanka in opening ODI match

🕔08:11, 22.Aug 2016

Half-centuries from Steve Smith and Aaron Finch lifted Australia to a morale-boosting three-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the opening one-day international in Colombo on Sunday. The Aussies put aside their embarrassing 3-0 Test whitewash to grind out a hard-fought

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Neymar hands Brazil precious soccer gold medal

Neymar hands Brazil precious soccer gold medal

🕔07:00, 21.Aug 2016

Neymar shed tears of joy after delivering Brazil’s first men’s soccer gold medal with the winning penalty in a 5-4 shootout triumph over Germany after a thrilling final ended in a draw following extra-time on Saturday. Brazil had lost the

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Bolt wins 9th Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m

Bolt wins 9th Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m

🕔08:28, 20.Aug 2016

Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented ‘triple triple’ and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio. Bolt, 29, had won the 100m and 200m in Rio and is the only man

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Sri Lanka pick 18-year-old Avishka Fernando for ODI

Sri Lanka pick 18-year-old Avishka Fernando for ODI

🕔08:20, 20.Aug 2016

A starring turn in the recent Sri Lanka Under-19 team’s tour of England has earned top-order batsman Avishka Fernando a call-up to Sri Lanka’s squad for the first two ODIs against Australia. Left-arm spinner Amila Aponso has also been named

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Peerless Bolt powers to 200m gold

Peerless Bolt powers to 200m gold

🕔08:31, 19.Aug 2016

The incomparable Usain Bolt powered his way around the Rio track to win the Olympic 200 meters gold for the third straight Games in 19.78 seconds on Thursday and remain on course for an extraordinary “triple-triple” of sprint titles. The

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Bolt through to 200m final, Gatlin out

Bolt through to 200m final, Gatlin out

🕔08:23, 18.Aug 2016

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt and Canadian Andre de Grasse set up an Olympic 200 meters showdown after crossing the line laughing together in their semi-final on Wednesday, but 100m silver medalist Justin Gatlin missed out after easing up too soon. Bolt,

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Sri Lanka beats Australia in 3rd Test and secures clean sweep

Sri Lanka beats Australia in 3rd Test and secures clean sweep

🕔14:49, 17.Aug 2016

Sri Lanka beat Australia in the third and final cricket Test match by 163 runs today and secured a clean sweep of the three match series. The Sri Lankans, who won the first and second Test match, beat the visitors

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Regeneration has begun quicker than I expected – Ford

Regeneration has begun quicker than I expected – Ford

🕔07:45, 16.Aug 2016

Sri Lanka’s regeneration has begun quicker than he had expected, coach Graham Ford said, in light of several encouraging individual performances. Ford had taken up the role at a particularly low ebb for a rebuilding Sri Lanka team, and has

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