South Africa thump Sri Lanka by 206 runs

South Africa thump Sri Lanka by 206 runs

🕔18:16, 30.Dec 2016

South Africa took the last five wickets in the first 14 overs of the final day to beat Sri Lanka by 206 runs in the first test on Friday. Kyle Abbott removed Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews for 59 in

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South Africa edges towards victory

South Africa edges towards victory

🕔08:09, 30.Dec 2016

South Africa edged toward victory in the first test on Thursday as Sri Lanka went to stumps on Day 4 on 240-5 in its second innings, still 248 runs short of the victory target of 488 and with a full

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Cook scores century as hosts take control

Cook scores century as hosts take control

🕔11:23, 29.Dec 2016

South Africa opener Stephen Cook scored a career-best 117 as the home side dominated Sri Lanka to reach 351-5 on the third day in Port Elizabeth. Sri Lanka were bowled out early in the morning for 205, with seamer Vernon

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Sri Lanka loses advantage in South Africa Test

Sri Lanka loses advantage in South Africa Test

🕔09:14, 28.Dec 2016

Sri Lanka’s advantage disappeared rapidly in the first test against South Africa on Tuesday as it struggled to 181-7 at stumps on Day 2, still 105 runs behind the Proteas’ mediocre 286. Sri Lanka had wrapped up South Africa’s first

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Advantage Sri Lanka as Lakmal grabs four

Advantage Sri Lanka as Lakmal grabs four

🕔08:39, 27.Dec 2016

Suranga Lakmal picked up four wickets in an innings for only the second time in a 32-Test career as South Africa ended the first day of their Test series against Sri Lanka at a vulnerable 267 for 6. It was

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Air Force to tour Pakistan in February

Air Force to tour Pakistan in February

🕔09:03, 26.Dec 2016

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) football club will be hosting their Sri Lankan counterparts, Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) FC, in a three-match series in February after the successful conclusion of the first leg of the bilateral series in Sri Lanka

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F1 braces for changes on and off the track

F1 braces for changes on and off the track

🕔08:27, 25.Dec 2016

Formula One goes into the New Year braced for change on and off the track, even if Lewis Hamilton will again start as top dog at Mercedes and firm favorite to take his fourth world championship. After winning 19 of

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Mathews banks on youth ahead of Test

Mathews banks on youth ahead of Test

🕔08:36, 24.Dec 2016

Angelo Mathews realises that the challenge in the upcoming three-match Test series against South Africa is going to be stern. The 29-year-old all-rounder is set to lead Sri Lanka again, after being out due to multiple injuries, during which Rangana

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Domingo backs youngsters to seal Test spots

Domingo backs youngsters to seal Test spots

🕔14:10, 23.Dec 2016

Russel Domingo, South Africa’s coach, exuded confidence ahead of his team’s Boxing Day Test match against Sri Lanka starting on Monday (December 26) at St. George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. South Africa, who enjoyed tremendous success in their recent tour

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Faf’s ‘Mintgate’ appeal rejected

Faf’s ‘Mintgate’ appeal rejected

🕔08:26, 22.Dec 2016

Proteas captain, Faf du Plessis’s appeal against his International Cricket Council (ICC) fine for ball tampering has been dismissed. Du Plessis was fined 100% of his match fee after the second Test against Australia in Hobart in November after after

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Sri Lanka end tour match with useful draw

Sri Lanka end tour match with useful draw

🕔09:00, 21.Dec 2016

Sri Lanka enjoyed a productive final day of their warm-up match against a South African Invitation XI with Kusal Perera, Upul Tharanga and Dinesh Chandimal all hitting half-centuries at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Tuesday. The tourists finished the three-day

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Sri Lanka in charge in warm up encounter

Sri Lanka in charge in warm up encounter

🕔07:40, 20.Dec 2016

Leus du Plooy struck a fine century but it was still Sri Lanka that held the advantage after day two of their tour match against a South African Invitation XI at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Monday. The young left-hander

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Sri Lanka makes bright start to South Africa tour

Sri Lanka makes bright start to South Africa tour

🕔08:03, 19.Dec 2016

Sri Lanka’s batsmen made a bright start to the tour of South Africa, as Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis and Dhananjaya de Silva hit half-centuries on the first day of the tour match in Potchefstroom. The visitors went to

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Sri Lanka Cricket amends constitution

Sri Lanka Cricket amends constitution

🕔07:57, 19.Dec 2016

The constitution of the Sri Lanka Cricket Board was amended at an Emergency General Meeting of the membership of Sri Lanka Cricket held at the SLC Headquarters yesterday. At the said EGM which was attended by over 60 member clubs, the

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Shaun Marsh unlikely for Boxing Day Test

Shaun Marsh unlikely for Boxing Day Test

🕔16:07, 18.Dec 2016

Shaun Marsh is not expected to be in contention for the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan, which could offer another opportunity for Nic Maddinson. Marsh broke a finger during Australia’s loss to South Africa at the WACA in the first

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ICC wants 15-16 teams playing top-level cricket

ICC wants 15-16 teams playing top-level cricket

🕔13:42, 17.Dec 2016

The ICC is keen to increase the number of teams playing cricket at the highest level to “15-16”, and is working towards that under the leadership of Shashank Manohar, according to chief executive David Richardson. “The ICC has a strategy

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Proteas not underestimating Sri Lanka

Proteas not underestimating Sri Lanka

🕔11:13, 16.Dec 2016

Proteas Test skipper Faf du Plessis will not underestimate Sri Lanka when the sides face in the upcoming Test series. Angelo Mathew’s troops come into the side with a inexperienced 15-man squad with only three players having toured South Africa

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Proteas name Test squad to face Sri Lanka

Proteas name Test squad to face Sri Lanka

🕔07:29, 15.Dec 2016

Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday named Knights captain Theunis de Bruyn as a new cap in the Proteas Test squad for the three-Test series against Sri Lanka. The selectors have announced a squad of 13 for the two matches

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ICC Chief Executive to visit Sri Lanka

ICC Chief Executive to visit Sri Lanka

🕔15:33, 14.Dec 2016

International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson will be visiting Sri Lanka on an invitation extended by the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board. During the visit he will have a comprehensive briefing on the ‘SLC Way Forward’ which outlines

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Jennings to skipper Lions against Sri Lanka

Jennings to skipper Lions against Sri Lanka

🕔08:47, 14.Dec 2016

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 stunning century on his Test debut against India in Mumbai last week after being called

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