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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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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