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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Simmons says Caribbean series key for Afghans

Simmons says Caribbean series key for Afghans

🕔08:52, 7.Mar 2017

Discarded West Indies coach Phil Simmons believes Afghanistan’s one-day series against West Indies in the Caribbean later this year, will serve as a great opportunity for the fledgling side to begin to make strides in international cricket. An associate member

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Bangladesh see best chance to beat Sri Lanka

Bangladesh see best chance to beat Sri Lanka

🕔08:11, 6.Mar 2017

Bangladesh will be hoping to improve their woeful away record with a win against an under-strength Sri Lankan side when a two-Test series against the hosts gets underway in Galle on Tuesday. The Test minnows have won just three of

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Tigers and Hathurusingha hunt Sri Lanka

Tigers and Hathurusingha hunt Sri Lanka

🕔10:00, 4.Mar 2017

Onetime discarded coach, Chandika Hathurusingha has returned to the land that evicted him from a possible coaching job this time fully armed with a rising band of cricketers and waiting to settle an old score. The 48-year-old former Sri Lanka

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Wicketkeeping duties taken away from Mushfiqur

Wicketkeeping duties taken away from Mushfiqur

🕔07:31, 3.Mar 2017

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 position as the designated wicketkeeper, informed manager Khaled Mahmud. The development means Liton Das will be

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Lions ready to get their teeth into Sri Lanka

Lions ready to get their teeth into Sri Lanka

🕔08:20, 2.Mar 2017

If England Lions needed any reminder that they are just one step away from the international stage as they embark upon a five-match series in Sri Lanka, Tom Curran’s dead-of-night text message from the national selector, James Whitaker, duly provided

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Gurusinha appointed Sri Lanka manager

Gurusinha appointed Sri Lanka manager

🕔11:52, 1.Mar 2017

Former international batsman Asanka Gurusinha has been appointed Sri Lanka’s manager, SLC has announced. Presently residing in Melbourne, Gurusinha will arrive in Sri Lanka over the next few days to begin work with the team ahead of the series against

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New Zealand’s unbeaten record on the line

New Zealand’s unbeaten record on the line

🕔07:59, 28.Feb 2017

New Zealand need back-to-back wins to extend a run of eight home series victories in a row – a ninth would put them alone in second place, behind South Africa’s gargantuan 17-series streak which stretched from 2002-2009. Speaking of South

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Sri Lanka wins in 13th West Asia Baseball

Sri Lanka wins in 13th West Asia Baseball

🕔10:34, 27.Feb 2017

Sri Lanka and Nepal carved out easy wins against their respective opponents on the second day of the 13th West Asia Cup Baseball Championship in Pakistan at the newly-constructed baseball ground in Pakistan Sports Complex on Sunday. In the first

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Mushfiqur says Lanka series good opportunity

Mushfiqur says Lanka series good opportunity

🕔14:30, 26.Feb 2017

Bangladesh Test captain, Mushfiqur Rahim, has described the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka as an opportunity for the Tigers to perform well away from home. With Mustafizur Rahman back in the team, the skipper believes that the current bowling

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Sri Lanka will grow with time, says Mahela

Sri Lanka will grow with time, says Mahela

🕔08:47, 25.Feb 2017

Mahela Jayawardene, the former Sri Lanka captain, urged fans and media to give some time to the talented but inexperienced Sri Lankan team, saying expectations are always high and prompt in the subcontinent. “I think talent is there but they

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Full ICC Membership no longer permanent

Full ICC Membership no longer permanent

🕔08:00, 23.Feb 2017

Full Membership of the ICC will no longer be a permanent right but instead a privilege up for review every five years, under proposed sweeping changes to the constitution of cricket’s governing body. In a plan that will open up

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Australia beats Sri Lanka to avoid whitewash

Australia beats Sri Lanka to avoid whitewash

🕔21:26, 22.Feb 2017

Legspinner Adam Zampa and allrounder James Faulkner both claimed three wickets as Australia avoided a T20 series whitewash with a 41-run triumph against Sri Lanka on Wednesday night. The Sri Lankans, seeking 188 for victory, were bowled out for 146

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Cummins to meet Cricket Australia to discuss IPL

Cummins to meet Cricket Australia to discuss IPL

🕔08:14, 22.Feb 2017

Pat Cummins, the injury-prone Australian paceman, is set to meet with Cricket Australia (CA) in the aftermath of the Twenty20 International series with Sri Lanka to discuss his participation in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The 23-year-old was recently snapped

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Sri Lanka plans comeback despite minor setback

Sri Lanka plans comeback despite minor setback

🕔13:03, 21.Feb 2017

Following Sri Lanka’s stunning last-ball win over Australia during the second T20 match on Sunday at Geelong’s Kardinia Park, the team despite a few setbacks will return to clinch the trophy, in what hopes to be a whitewash of the

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Afridi retires from international cricket

Afridi retires from international cricket

🕔08:12, 21.Feb 2017

Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi says he has quit international cricket and will focus on playing Pakistan Super League for the next two years. “I have said goodbye to international cricket,” Afridi told reporters in Sharjah on Sunday night soon after

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MI grab Lankan youngster Gunaratne

MI grab Lankan youngster Gunaratne

🕔15:57, 20.Feb 2017

The Mumbai Indians have bought promising Sri Lankan youngster, Asela Gunaratne for Indian Rs. 30 lakhs during the IPL auctions in Bengaluru on Monday. The young talent will feature for Mumbai Indians in the tenth season of the IPL. Mumbai’s

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Gunaratne fireworks win T20 series for Sri Lanka

Gunaratne fireworks win T20 series for Sri Lanka

🕔08:47, 20.Feb 2017

Asela Gunaratne slammed a pulse-racing 84 to power Sri Lanka to a last-ball victory against Australia on Sunday, clinching their Twenty20 series. Gunaratne pounded the Australian bowlers with five sixes and six fours off 46 balls to get the Sri

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