No.1 rankings within Ashwin, Williamson’s sights

No.1 rankings within Ashwin, Williamson’s sights

🕔08:00, 29.Sep 2016

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.

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Australia Women thump Sri Lanka by record margin

Australia Women thump Sri Lanka by record margin

🕔08:25, 28.Sep 2016

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

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Australia hope for strong start to South Africa tour

Australia hope for strong start to South Africa tour

🕔06:39, 27.Sep 2016

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

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Nick Lee appointed Sri Lanka cricket trainer

Nick Lee appointed Sri Lanka cricket trainer

🕔08:32, 26.Sep 2016

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

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Asian Youth Games set to be postponed until 2021

Asian Youth Games set to be postponed until 2021

🕔07:27, 25.Sep 2016

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

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Sangakkara agrees to stay with Surrey

Sangakkara agrees to stay with Surrey

🕔10:28, 24.Sep 2016

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

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Uncapped West Indians hungry to make their mark

Uncapped West Indians hungry to make their mark

🕔07:55, 23.Sep 2016

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.

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Mayweather wanted fight with McGregor

Mayweather wanted fight with McGregor

🕔09:04, 22.Sep 2016

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

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Kumar Sangakkara Kicks Off Murali Harmony Cup 2016

Kumar Sangakkara Kicks Off Murali Harmony Cup 2016

🕔07:28, 21.Sep 2016

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

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Smith not sure he made the right move in Sri Lanka

Smith not sure he made the right move in Sri Lanka

🕔08:04, 20.Sep 2016

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

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Australia defeats Sri Lanka in opening women’s ODI

Australia defeats Sri Lanka in opening women’s ODI

🕔08:14, 19.Sep 2016

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

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Australia Women eye 2017 World Cup qualification

Australia Women eye 2017 World Cup qualification

🕔07:22, 18.Sep 2016

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

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English teen in line for historic debut

English teen in line for historic debut

🕔08:20, 17.Sep 2016

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

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Murali backs India against Kiwis, England and Australia

Murali backs India against Kiwis, England and Australia

🕔08:45, 16.Sep 2016

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

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Priyadharshani called up to Women’s ODI squad

Priyadharshani called up to Women’s ODI squad

🕔07:19, 15.Sep 2016

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

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Herath wins javelin Bronze at Rio paralympic games

Herath wins javelin Bronze at Rio paralympic games

🕔08:00, 14.Sep 2016

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.

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Roach in West Indies A squad for Sri Lanka tour

Roach in West Indies A squad for Sri Lanka tour

🕔07:49, 13.Sep 2016

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

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Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh to win Campus Cricket finals

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh to win Campus Cricket finals

🕔07:04, 12.Sep 2016

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

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New ICC regime trying to sideline BCCI

New ICC regime trying to sideline BCCI

🕔16:11, 11.Sep 2016

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

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Dilshan’s farewell ruined as Australia sweep series

Dilshan’s farewell ruined as Australia sweep series

🕔10:20, 10.Sep 2016

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

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