Lanka blame fitness for World Cup flop

Lanka blame fitness for World Cup flop

🕔22:27, 27.Mar 2015

Sri Lankan cricketing authorities blamed a lack of fitness and the poor form of the side’s top order batsmen for failing to progress beyond the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Chief Selector Sanath Jayasuriya —

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Australia beat India to reach final

Australia beat India to reach final

🕔17:38, 26.Mar 2015

Australia powered into the World Cup final with a 95-run victory over defending champions India in Sydney. Steve Smith struck a fluent 105 from 93 balls and Aaron Finch 81 as Australia posted 328-7, the highest score in a World

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New Zealand beat South Africa; reach Final

New Zealand beat South Africa; reach Final

🕔15:40, 24.Mar 2015

New Zealand made it to the Cricket World Cup final after winning an astonishing thriller against South Africa on the penultimate ball in Auckland to seal a four-wicket victory. New Zealand were set 298 to win from 43 overs in

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Moves to further promote Basketball in Sri Lanka

Moves to further promote Basketball in Sri Lanka

🕔12:11, 24.Mar 2015

The new Presidnet of the Mercantile Services Basketball Association (MSBA) says his aim is to further popularise the game among greater numbers of Sri Lankans, especially in the Mercantile Sector. Faizal Deva was recently elected President of the Mercantile Services

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Sri Lanka hails players despite exit

Sri Lanka hails players despite exit

🕔22:47, 19.Mar 2015

The Sri Lankan government on Thursday commended the efforts of the national cricket team for their performance at the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup despite the players failing to qualify for the semi finals. Sri Lanka on Wednesday had

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South Africa crush Sri Lanka

South Africa crush Sri Lanka

🕔15:34, 18.Mar 2015

South Africa crushed Sri Lanka by nine wickets at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday to reach the World Cup semi-finals where they will face either New Zealand or the West Indies. Chasing just 134 to win, the Proteas reached

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Derbyshire sign Dilshan

Derbyshire sign Dilshan

🕔23:16, 17.Mar 2015

Derbyshire have signed veteran Sri Lanka batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan for two spells this summer. The 38-year-old will replace Martin Guptill as their overseas player in June and return in early August for the rest of the season. Dilshan has played

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Maithri, Ranil wish Lankan team

Maithri, Ranil wish Lankan team

🕔18:13, 15.Mar 2015

President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe spoke to the Sri Lankan cricket team via Skype today and wished them for the quarter finals of the cricket world cup. Sri Lanka will face South Africa in the quarter final knock

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Sri Lanka to face South Africa in quarter final

Sri Lanka to face South Africa in quarter final

🕔17:53, 15.Mar 2015

Sri Lanka will face South Africa in the quarter final knock out stage of the 2015 cricket world cup on Wednesday at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia. The Sri Lankans end the first round of the tournament at third

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Jayawardene to play with Sussex

Jayawardene to play with Sussex

🕔17:51, 13.Mar 2015

Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene has agreed to play with Sussex in the first half of England’s domestic Twenty20 competition, the county cricket club said on Friday. Jayawardene, who is currently taking part in the 50-overs World Cup in Australia

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Mathews requests Sangakkara not to quit ODI career

Mathews requests Sangakkara not to quit ODI career

🕔21:01, 11.Mar 2015

After Kumar Sangakkara record breaking batting performance in World Cup the Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mthews has requested the batsman not to quit from one day internationals (ODI’s) after World Cup 2015. Sangakkara, 37, had announced before the World Cup

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Sangakkara creates new World record

Sangakkara creates new World record

🕔12:56, 11.Mar 2015

Kumar Sangakkara ticked another record off the list on Wednesday after becoming the first man to score four consecutive one-day international centuries. The classy left-hander reached the milestone in a canter, taking just 86 balls to notch a hundred against

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England out, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Australia, New Zealand qualify

England out, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Australia, New Zealand qualify

🕔17:32, 9.Mar 2015

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Australia and New Zealand qualified for the quarter finals of the 2015 Cricket World Cup after Bangladesh beat England by 15 runs in their match today. Rubel Hossain was Bangladesh’s star at the finish, clean bowling Stuart

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Sangakkara to retire after India Test series in August

Sangakkara to retire after India Test series in August

🕔07:47, 9.Mar 2015

Ace batsman Kumar Sangakkara on Sunday said he will retire from Test cricket “by the end of August” when Sri Lanka hosts India in a three-match series. The 37-year-old wicketkeeper has already announced retirement from One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty-20

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Sri Lanka fight but Australia win

Sri Lanka fight but Australia win

🕔18:14, 8.Mar 2015

For 25 overs with the ball and 40 overs with the bat, at a Sydney Cricket Ground that felt like Colombo, Sri Lanka gave Australia a real scare. Glenn Maxwell’s explosive hitting fetched him a 51-ball century and propelled Australia

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Mathews maintains confidence

Mathews maintains confidence

🕔16:13, 7.Mar 2015

Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews said he is hoping his side can continue to pile on the runs, despite having to make changes for their Cricket World Cup clash with Australia. The sub-continent side have won three straight games since a

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Dimuth Karunaratne out of World Cup

Dimuth Karunaratne out of World Cup

🕔19:04, 5.Mar 2015

Sri Lanka batsman Dimuth Karunaratne was on Thursday ruled out of the remainder of the cricket World Cup. He suffering an injury to his little finger during the team’s practice session ahead of Sunday’s crucial tie against Australia. An X-ray

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Sri Lanka will be tough to beat: Clarke

Sri Lanka will be tough to beat: Clarke

🕔22:53, 4.Mar 2015

Australia captain Michael Clarke was pleased as his team put behind the defeat to New Zealand with a resounding 275-run victory over Afghanistan on Wednesday. Australia scored 417 for 6 batting first – the highest total ever achieved in World

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Seekkuge sent to Australia

Seekkuge sent to Australia

🕔13:13, 3.Mar 2015

Seekkuge Prasanna will go to Australia as a stand by for Rangana Herath, the Sri Lanka Cricket Board said today. Herath split his finger during the England v Sri Lanka match and the wound is expected take 7-10 days to heal. The

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Dilshan tops all-rounders chart

Dilshan tops all-rounders chart

🕔12:43, 2.Mar 2015

There has been plenty of reshuffle in the Reliance ICC ODI Player Rankings following 23 absorbing and exciting pool stage matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 currently being staged in Australia and New Zealand. Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan

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