Excuses wearing thin for Lanka after ODI loss

Excuses wearing thin for Lanka after ODI loss

🕔14:12, 26.Mar 2017

Sri Lanka wicketkeeper and senior batsman Dinesh Chandimal has called on the team to put their hands up and take responsibility for performances. That the names Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene still come up when talking about the current Sri

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Australia announce U19 squad vs Sri Lanka

Australia announce U19 squad vs Sri Lanka

🕔09:51, 25.Mar 2017

Cricket Australia (CA) announced a 15-player squad to represent Australia Under 19s in a six-match series against Sri Lanka Under 19s in April in Tasmania. The squad – selected by the Youth Selection Panel – features two players who hold

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Bangladesh add Mehedi for Sri Lanka ODIs

Bangladesh add Mehedi for Sri Lanka ODIs

🕔08:08, 24.Mar 2017

Bangladesh on Thursday included teenage off-spinner Mehedi Hasan to their one-day international line-up for a three-match series against Sri Lanka, an official said. The 19-year-old was part of the squad that defeated Sri Lanka at the weekend in Colombo to

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Kusal out of first two ODIs against Bangladesh

Kusal out of first two ODIs against Bangladesh

🕔11:36, 23.Mar 2017

Wicketkeeper-batsman Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the first two ODIs against Bangladesh, after sustaining a hamstring strain during Wednesday’s warm-up match in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s cricket manager Asanka Gurusinha confirmed. The strain – to his left thigh –

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Jadeja pips Ashwin to No.1 in ICC Test rankings

Jadeja pips Ashwin to No.1 in ICC Test rankings

🕔07:52, 22.Mar 2017

Ravindra Jadeja has overtaken R Ashwin at the top of the ICC Test rankings for bowlers, after taking nine wickets against Australia in the third Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Cheteshwar Pujara was also a major gainer as his 202

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Bangladesh hopes win will bring more Tests

Bangladesh hopes win will bring more Tests

🕔14:40, 21.Mar 2017

Bangladesh’s historic Test victory in Sri Lanka should encourage more teams to find space in their schedules to play the fast-improving minnows, according to the head of the country’s cricket board. In their 100th Test, Bangladesh beat Rangana Herath’s men

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India beat Lanka in cricket for differently-abled

India beat Lanka in cricket for differently-abled

🕔09:17, 20.Mar 2017

While cricket lovers across India have been following the fortunes of the Virat Kohli-led Indian team against the visiting Australians in the ongoing Ranchi Test, far away in Hyderabad not many were present when another Indian team won for the

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Bangladesh secure first Test win against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh secure first Test win against Sri Lanka

🕔16:13, 19.Mar 2017

Bangladesh clinched a historic four-wicket win in their 100th test match, also their first ever test victory against Sri Lanka, to secure a series draw Sunday. Needing 191 to win, the tourists reached their target losing six wickets in the

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Mashrafe and co depart for Sri Lanka

Mashrafe and co depart for Sri Lanka

🕔09:59, 19.Mar 2017

Bangladesh ODI and T20I captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza along with three members of ODI squad for the Sri Lanka series left for Colombo from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka today. Mashrafe was accompanied by Sanjamul Islam, Shuvagata Hom and Nurul

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Kusal, Thisara return to Sri Lanka ODI squad

Kusal, Thisara return to Sri Lanka ODI squad

🕔08:20, 18.Mar 2017

Kusal Perera and Thisara Perera were recalled to Sri Lanka’s ODI squad against Bangladesh, but captain Angelo Mathews continued to remain unavailable due to injury. Other additions in the ODI squad included opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka – fresh from an

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Australian emerging squad to tour Sri Lanka

Australian emerging squad to tour Sri Lanka

🕔08:15, 17.Mar 2017

Australia has announced a 13-player Shooting Stars squad to tour Sri Lanka from 27 March to 11 April this year. Made up of Australia’s best emerging players aged 21 and under, the side will be coached by former Australian fast-bowler

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India, Bangladesh, SL to play tri-series

India, Bangladesh, SL to play tri-series

🕔08:16, 16.Mar 2017

India and Bangladesh will play in a ‘Nidahas Trophy’ triangular series in Sri Lanka in March next year but, as per Sri Lanka Cricket, it is not yet clear if the matches will be T20Is or ODIs. “The [SLC] technical

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Katukurunda Racing Meet to flag off with a purpose

Katukurunda Racing Meet to flag off with a purpose

🕔08:26, 15.Mar 2017

Asian Motor Racing Club (AMRC) and Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers & Riders (SLARDAR), two of the most prestigious motor sports clubs in the country have yet again put together a massive show for the motor sports enthusiasts together

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BCCI opposes World Test Championship

BCCI opposes World Test Championship

🕔12:47, 14.Mar 2017

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) put its foot down and firmly opposed the ICC’s proposed World Test Championship that was tentatively scheduled to begin in 2019. ICC’s efforts to call for a two-day working group meeting

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Mahmudullah removed for second Sri Lanka Test

Mahmudullah removed for second Sri Lanka Test

🕔14:45, 13.Mar 2017

Bangladesh have dropped batsman Mahmudullah Riyad from their squad for the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo, a senior cricket official said on Monday. “Mahmudullah is coming back home before the second Test as he is struggling with form,”

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Plunkett aiming to make most of one-day recall

Plunkett aiming to make most of one-day recall

🕔11:19, 12.Mar 2017

Liam Plunkett was England’s leading wicket-taker in the Caribbean but the fast bowler has experienced such a stop-start career since his debut back in 2005 that he knows full well the battle for bowling spots in the Champions Trophy is

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Herath leads Sri Lanka to win over Bangladesh

Herath leads Sri Lanka to win over Bangladesh

🕔17:40, 11.Mar 2017

Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath became the most successful left-arm spinner in Test cricket history as the hosts beat Bangladesh by 259 runs in Galle. Herath, 38, surpassed the record of 362 wickets set by New Zealand’s Daniel Vettori as Bangladesh

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AB de Villiers regains top ODI ranking

AB de Villiers regains top ODI ranking

🕔14:09, 10.Mar 2017

South Africa’s AB de Villiers has regained the top spot in the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen after leading the list of run-scorers in the recent series against New Zealand which his side won 3-2. De Villiers’s

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Northamptonshire re-sign Sri Lanka spinner for T20

Northamptonshire re-sign Sri Lanka spinner for T20

🕔07:11, 9.Mar 2017

Northamptonshire have re-signed Sri Lanka international spinner Seekkuge Prasanna for the T20 Blast. The 31-year-old leg-break bowler played 11 times in the competition for Northants last season, taking 12 wickets at an average of 24 runs. Prasanna has appeared in

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Mendis aiming ‘to be among world’s best’

Mendis aiming ‘to be among world’s best’

🕔08:22, 8.Mar 2017

Kusal Mendis said the prospect of raising his average from the low 30s, and the goal of being among the world’s best batsmen, provided motivation to hit a big score on the first day in Galle. Like many in the

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