Sri Lanka eager to hit back against South Africa

Sri Lanka eager to hit back against South Africa

🕔08:30, 19.Jan 2017

Sri Lanka are eager to regain some pride after a dismal Test series when they start the limited-overs section of their tour with the first of three Twenty20 internationals on Friday. They will face an inexperienced South African team in

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International cricket stadium in Jaffna

International cricket stadium in Jaffna

🕔22:39, 17.Jan 2017

Giving every outstanding cricketer a “just and fair” opportunity to represent Sri Lanka is the underlying theme of Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) ambitious National Development Plan for 2017. To achieve this, the current SLC administration strongly believes that the development

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Thilanga holds urgent discussion with Mathews

Thilanga holds urgent discussion with Mathews

🕔21:54, 17.Jan 2017

Sri Lanka cricket captain Angelo Mathews engaged in a lengthy discussion with the President of Sri Lanka Cricket Thilanga Sumathipala this afternoon. During the discussion, the captain affirmed his team’s commitment to re-strategize for the upcoming T20 and ODI in South

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Harris, Perera help Renegades stay alive

Harris, Perera help Renegades stay alive

🕔08:57, 17.Jan 2017

Melbourne Renegades ensured they stayed alive in the competition with a six-run win over Adelaide Strikers on Monday (January 16), much to the disappointment of the Adelaide crowd who had to watch their home side’s campaign come to an end.

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Voges to captain PM’s XI against Sri Lanka

Voges to captain PM’s XI against Sri Lanka

🕔07:52, 16.Jan 2017

Dumped Test batsman Adam Voges has been granted a prestigious honour by being named captain of the Prime Minister’s XI side to face Sri Lanka next month. Voges will lead the side in the T20 fixture, to be live streamed

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Mathews says series his worst defeat as captain

Mathews says series his worst defeat as captain

🕔09:40, 15.Jan 2017

Angelo Mathews has labeled the 0-3 whitewash in South Africa his worst series defeat as captain, after Sri Lanka lost by an innings and 118 runs at the Wanderers. Mathews also has two 0-2 whitewashes in New Zealand on his

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Proteas destroy Sri Lanka, secure whitewash

Proteas destroy Sri Lanka, secure whitewash

🕔07:57, 15.Jan 2017

The Proteas seam attack obliterated the Sri Lankan batting order on Saturday as South Africa wrapped up the third Test in Johannesburg to win the series 3-0. Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Wayne Parnell and Duane Olivier combined to take 16

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Bangladesh declare for 595 against New Zealand

Bangladesh declare for 595 against New Zealand

🕔07:37, 14.Jan 2017

Bangladesh have declared their marathon first innings at 595 for eight against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve 65 minutes into the third day. It is Bangladesh’s second highest test total, behind the 638 against Sri Lanka at Galle in

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Duminy, Amla tons crush SL underfoot

Duminy, Amla tons crush SL underfoot

🕔07:32, 13.Jan 2017

Few players in the modern age can bend Test cricket to their will in the manner of Hashim Amla. Coming into his 100th Test, Amla had gone ten innings without reaching fifty – one of the longest droughts of a

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Sri Lanka pick uncapped Thikshila for T20Is

Sri Lanka pick uncapped Thikshila for T20Is

🕔07:09, 12.Jan 2017

Uncapped batting allrounder Thikshila de Silva has been named in Sri Lanka’s squad for the T20 series against South Africa, which starts from January 20. Thikshila is yet to play international cricket in any format; the other new member of

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Dengue fever sidelines Lasith Malinga

Dengue fever sidelines Lasith Malinga

🕔07:24, 11.Jan 2017

Sri Lanka paceman Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of the Twenty20 and One Day series against South Africa as he has yet to fully recover from a bout of dengue fever, officials said on Tuesday. The 33-year-old was expected

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South Africa name weakened T20 squad

South Africa name weakened T20 squad

🕔07:02, 10.Jan 2017

South Africa on Monday named a diminished 13-man squad short of all-rounder David Wiese and captain Faf du Plessis to play Sri Lanka in three Twenty20 internationals later this month. Wiese has joined the exodus of South African international cricketers

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Anderson’s six-laden 94* wipes out Bangladesh

Anderson’s six-laden 94* wipes out Bangladesh

🕔12:06, 8.Jan 2017

Corey Anderson ushered in 2014 with the then fastest ODI century off just 36 balls. He threatened to shellack the fastest T20I century in the second week of 2017 with another assault. His unbeaten 94 off 41 balls – studded

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Lakmal feared for Test future

Lakmal feared for Test future

🕔07:50, 7.Jan 2017

Sri Lanka have lost the series inside nine days of cricket, been rolled for 110, failed to muster a single triple-figure partnership let alone an individual century, and have, in general, failed to compete in South Africa, but for one

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Rabada runs riot as South Africa subjugate Sri Lanka

Rabada runs riot as South Africa subjugate Sri Lanka

🕔22:01, 5.Jan 2017

Kagiso Rabada claimed a six-wicket haul yesterday as South Africa bowled Sri Lanka out for 224 in their second innings to win the second Test by 282 runs with a day and a half to spare and take an unassailable

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Dhoni steps down as India’s ODI, T20 captain

Dhoni steps down as India’s ODI, T20 captain

🕔08:56, 5.Jan 2017

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has paved the way for Virat Kohli’s selection as captain of the Indian team across all formats. Eleven days before the first ODI against England, to be played at Pune, Dhoni informed the BCCI that he has

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Rabada, Philander dismantle Sri Lanka

Rabada, Philander dismantle Sri Lanka

🕔09:00, 4.Jan 2017

The Cape Town monster was more in Sri Lanka’s own mind than the startling nature of the Newlands pitch, but the monster reared its head nevertheless on the second day of the second Test and engulfed them in a trice.

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Elgar’s ton anchors South Africa’s recovery

Elgar’s ton anchors South Africa’s recovery

🕔08:08, 3.Jan 2017

The serious demeanour of Dean Elgar, a batsman not given to fripperies, dominated the opening day of the second Test at Newlands as Sri Lanka failed to gain lasting benefit from a good bowling day. A new year had dawned,

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Proteas favoured in second Test against Sri Lanka

Proteas favoured in second Test against Sri Lanka

🕔12:55, 2.Jan 2017

Another seam-friendly wicket stacks the odds overwhelmingly in favour of hosts South Africa when they take on Sri Lanka in the second test starting at Newlands tonight. The middle contest in a three-match series comes just two days after South

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Abbott five-for in vain as Strikers win big

Abbott five-for in vain as Strikers win big

🕔08:12, 1.Jan 2017

Despite the best efforts of Sean Abbott – who avenged his mauling by Travis Head here last New Year – the Adelaide Strikers saw in 2017 in style by comfortably defending their modest total of 152 with an outstanding bowling

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