Umpires slammed as Aussies trump West Indies

Cricket legend Michael Holding slammed the umpires in Australia’s tense World Cup clash against the West Indies, branding them “atrocious” and “weak” after several...

Hemantha resigns, Hashan new selector

Hemantha Wickremeratne has resigned as selector of the national cricket team and Hashan Tillakaratne has been appointed in his place, the Sports Ministry announced today. The...

Mathews unaware of player misconduct in New Zealand

Sri Lanka cricket captain Angelo Mathews says he is unaware of any incident where players had misbehaved during the just concluded tour to New...

New Zealand name untested Blundell in World Cup squad

New Zealand opted for experience in a 15-man squad named Wednesday for this year’s cricket World Cup, with rookie Tom Blundell’s inclusion as back-up...

Hasini Perera to captain Sri Lanka Women

Sri Lanka have appointed 21-year-old batter Hasini Perera as the captain of their T20 side for the upcoming Women's Asia Cup in Thailand. Perera has...

Sri Lanka to play Test Series in Pakistan

After more than 10 years, Test cricket will return to Pakistan in December when Sri Lanka will play their World Test Championship matches in...

Australia set to face spinning track in Colombo

Australia face another trial by spin in Colombo after the surface at the SSC was revealed to have been prepared along similar lines to...

We were scapegoats in Sri Lanka: Khawaja

Usman Khawaja has spoken out about the decision to drop him and teammate Joe Burns for the final Test of Australia’s recent tour of...

Monaco appoint Leonardo Jardim as sacked Thierry Henry admits “great sadness”

Thierry Henry says his sacking by Monaco comes with "great sadness" as the French club reappointed Leonardo Jardim as their new manager. Monaco dismissed Henry from his...

Jennings to skipper Lions against Sri Lanka

Keaton Jennings will captain England Lions in their four-day and one-day series against Sri Lanka A in February and March. The Durham opener scored a...

Mathews confident of Champions Trophy

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews is confident his side can impress during the upcoming Champions Trophy tournament in the United Kingdom. Sri Lankan players taking...

Sri Lanka struggle ahead of England Test

Sri Lanka's bowlers endured a miserable warm-up for next week's first Test against England as they were put to the sword by Essex on...

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in historic ODI

Pakistan rode on a brilliant century from Babar Azam and fast bowler Usman Shinwari’s five wickets to beat Sri Lanka by 67 runs in...

Bangladesh stun India

Clinical show by Mushfiqur Rahim and Nasir Hossain helped Bangladesh pull off a sensational five-wicket victory over India in Asia Cup in Mirpur on...

Tennis governing body defends umpire who cited Serena Williams

The International Tennis Federation is defending the chair umpire who gave Serena Williams three code violations during the US Open final, saying his "decisions were in...

CSA alter Sri Lanka visit to create Ram Slam space

Cricket South Africa has altered the schedule for Sri Lanka's 2016-17 tour to ensure that their international players will be able to appear in...

Sri Lanka hopes to pick strong team for Lahore

Sri Lanka Cricket is hopeful of naming a strong team for the third and final T20I against Pakistan in Lahore - the first fixture...

Blatter Wins Re-election

In the end, nothing could stop Sepp Blatter be it a far-reaching corruption scandal, a tarnished international image or a young prince who gave...

Pakistan make short work of Sri Lanka’s challenge

A measured Ahmed Shehzad, a spry Shoaib Malik and a belligerent Umar Akmal hit 46 runs each to carry Pakistan to 175 for 5,...

Missing 200 ‘part of game’ says Sanga

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara left the ground fuming after being stranded on an unbeaten 199 during the first Test against Pakistan in Galle on Saturday. The...