Pakistan unscathed despite Chandimal’s ton

Sri Lanka rode Dinesh Chandimal's slow-burn 155 not out to 419 - their best total in six Tests - before Pakistan's openers moved to 64...

Faf du Plessi could miss first Test against Sri Lanka

Faf du Plessis' appeal against his ball-tampering conviction has been set for December 19 , which means he could miss the first Test against...

Shinwari leads Pakistan’s whitewash of Sri Lanka

Left-arm paceman Usman Shinwari destroyed Sri Lanka with a five-wicket burst to help Pakistan achieve a convincing nine-wicket win in the fifth and final match for a 5-0...

England beat Sri Lanka and win series

England sealed the series against Sri Lanka with victory in another rain-affected one-day international. The improved hosts posted 273-7 in their 50 overs, with Niroshan...

Sri Lanka selectors ponder separate Twenty20 team

Sri Lanka chief selector Ashantha de Mel has said that the national selection committee may streamline the selection of teams, and have a separate...

Bolt wins 9th Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m

Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in...

Miller powers SA to victory in 10-over thrash

There is no substitute for experience in international cricket and South Africa showed that as they claimed the T20 series lead in a shortened...

BCCI outvoted in ICC, end of Big Three

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board received a thumping mandate from its full member directors to implement the changes to its constitution (governance) and...

Ranasinghe ruins India’s party

Sri Lanka’s surprise-packet Uday Ranasinghe prevented India’s much-anticipated gold-medal sweep by claiming the junior boys’ title in the South Asian junior table tennis championship...

Wicketkeeping duties taken away from Mushfiqur

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim will play the upcoming two-match Test series against Sri Lanka as a specialist batsman and has to give up his...

Peerless Bolt powers to 200m gold

The incomparable Usain Bolt powered his way around the Rio track to win the Olympic 200 meters gold for the third straight Games in...

Sri Lanka knocked out of the Asia Cup as Afghanistan make history

Sri Lanka made three changes to their line up, but Angelo Mathews's men forgot on Monday night that there is no substitute for uncluttered...

Herath runs through Zimbabwe

Rangana Herath grabbed Zimbabwe’s final three wickets to return figures of 8-63 as Sri Lanka wasted little time in finishing off the hosts on...

Thisara joins Gloucestershire for T20 Blast

Gloucestershire have made Thisara Perera their second overseas signing for this season's T20 Blast. The Sri Lanka all-rounder, a right-arm seamer and left-handed batsman, replaces...

Increased safety measures for Colombo night race

Increased safety measures will be in place for the spectators and participants at the Colombo Night Race next month, organizers said today. The Colombo Night...

Herath spins Sri Lanka to thrilling Test win against Australia

Sri Lanka have capped a huge comeback to score a famous 106-run win over Australia in the first Test in Kandy, ending Steve Smith’s...

Both MTV and SLRC given broadcast rights

The Asia Pacific Broadcast Union (ABU), the broadcasting rights distributor in Asia for the London Olympic Games has written to the National Olympic Committee...

Samuels’ 89* completes West Indies sweep

Marlon Samuels' highest score in T20Is, an unbeaten 66-ball 89, steered West Indies to a whitewash-sealing seven-wicket win at Warner Park. Afghanistan, who were...

Sri Lanka seal dramatic win over West Indies

Sri Lanka secured a dramatic one-run victory over West Indies on Wednesday to reach the final of the tri-nation one-day international series in Bulawayo. The...

Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action

Sri Lanka’s off-spinner Akila Dananjaya was reported for a suspect bowling action during the first Test against England. The match officials’ report which was handed over...