Aussies pound India at the Gabba

Aussies pound India at the Gabba

🕔22:41, 19.Feb 2012

Ricky Ponting hailed Australia’s bowling performance as one of the best one-day displays since the Glenn McGrath years as Ben Hilfenhaus returned to continue his torment of India on Sunday night. Replacing an ill Clint McKay for his first ODI

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Sri Lanka stun Australia in CB match

Sri Lanka stun Australia in CB match

🕔16:07, 17.Feb 2012

Sri Lanka stunned Australia to record its first win in the ongoing Commonwealth Bank (CB) series in Australia today. The Sri Lankans beat Australia by 8 wickets in Sydney today in a rain reduced game. Earlier, after winning the toss

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Cricketers salary issue resolved

Cricketers salary issue resolved

🕔11:03, 17.Feb 2012

The Sports Ministry says the salary issue of the Sri Lankan cricketers has now been resolved with the Bank of Ceylon agreeing to release Rs.600 million to meet the commitment. As a result of the discussion the Sports Minister Mahindananda

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ICC plays down 5 ball over

ICC plays down 5 ball over

🕔22:59, 15.Feb 2012

A five-ball over during ODI between India and Sri Lanka may have caused a lot of controversy but the ICC and Cricket Australia sought to play down the incident. The ICC dismissed the incident as “a straightforward, honest mistake by

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Malinga misses and India ties game

Malinga misses and India ties game

🕔17:48, 14.Feb 2012

Sri Lanka’s ace fast bowler Lasith Malinger failed to gather the ball to run-out Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in last over of the tri-series match in Adelaide today and the end result saw Dhoni help India tie the match

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Ponting to lead Australia vs Sri Lanka

Ponting to lead Australia vs Sri Lanka

🕔10:24, 14.Feb 2012

Former captain Ricky Ponting will lead the Australian cricket team in Friday’s ODI tri-series match against Sri Lanka in the absence of an injured Michael Clarke, while veteran pacer Brett Lee has made an earlier than expected return to the

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Lee to make a comeback

Lee to make a comeback

🕔08:30, 13.Feb 2012

Ruled out for over a month due to a broken toe, Australian pacer Brett Lee could make a stunning early comeback in the ongoing ODI tri-series against India and Sri Lanka this week itself. Lee was expected to be out

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Clarke stars as Australia beat Sri Lanka

Clarke stars as Australia beat Sri Lanka

🕔19:50, 10.Feb 2012

Australia survived a frenetic Sri Lanka fightback to post a thrilling five-run one-day victory at the WACA Ground on Friday. Sri Lanka, chasing 232 for victory, looked dead and buried after slumping to 9-180 in the 45th over. But a

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Lankans to test Australian attack

Lankans to test Australian attack

🕔21:56, 9.Feb 2012

Australia’s 50-over attack is set to come under intense scrutiny from Sri Lanka on Friday after captain Mahela Jayawardene declared Michael Clarke’s bowlers as the weak point in the home side. The Sri Lankans will enter the clash in Perth

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Virat Kohli, Ashwin take India to victory

Virat Kohli, Ashwin take India to victory

🕔18:36, 8.Feb 2012

India defeated Sri Lanka by 4 wickets in the second ODI of the tri-nation series on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 234, India reached the score with 20 balls to spare. Virat Kohli top-scored with 77 before being run-out by

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Moody praises Mahela’s appointment

Moody praises Mahela’s appointment

🕔13:52, 8.Feb 2012

Former Sri Lankan cricket coach Tom Moody has praised the appointment of Mahela Jayawardena as captain. Mahela replaced T.M. Dilshan as captain of the team selected for the tri-series in Australia after Sri Lanka suffered a string of defeats under

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Australia beat India by 65 runs in 1st ODI

Australia beat India by 65 runs in 1st ODI

🕔17:43, 5.Feb 2012

Australia beat India by 65 runs in the first tri one-day series international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground today. Earlier, Debutant Matthew Wade clubbed 67 and David Hussey a brisk unbeaten 61 as Australia reached 216 for five off 32

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Yuvraj diagnosed with cancer

Yuvraj diagnosed with cancer

🕔14:14, 5.Feb 2012

Yuvraj Singh, who played a stellar role in India’s ODI World Cup triumph last year, has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy in the United States. The 30-year-old left-hander has been in US since last month being treated

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Lee out of ODI tri-series

Lee out of ODI tri-series

🕔13:25, 5.Feb 2012

Australian paceman Brett Lee will miss the entire tri one-day series against India and Sri Lanka after being diagnosed with a broken toe, Cricket Australia said on Sunday. Cricket Australia said Lee, 35, suffered the fracture after he was struck

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Mahela sold for $ 1.4 mn at IPL

Mahela sold for $ 1.4 mn at IPL

🕔12:10, 4.Feb 2012

Mahela Jayawardene was bought by the Delhi Daredevils for $ 1.4 mn, while his Sri Lankan teammate Muttiah Muralitharan was picked up by the Royal Challenges Bangalore for $ 2,20,000 in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction today. The auction

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UPDATE: Sri Lanka PM XI match abandoned

UPDATE: Sri Lanka PM XI match abandoned

🕔07:32, 3.Feb 2012

The Australian Prime Minister’s X1 one-day cricket match against Sri Lanka in Canberra was abandoned today following heavy rain. It was due to kick off at 10am Australia time at Canberra’s Manuka Oval, but could not even start by afternoon.

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Australia continues domination over India

Australia continues domination over India

🕔18:22, 1.Feb 2012

By Dinouk Colombage   India recorded their fifth straight loss in Australia as they went down by 31 runs in the first of two 20/20 matches in Sydney. Chasing 171 for victory, the hosts were pegged back in their chase

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Mahela among expensive IPL players

Mahela among expensive IPL players

🕔08:29, 31.Jan 2012

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene is among the top players commanding the highest prices at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction for this year, the Indian media reported. According to the Indian Express VVS Laxman, S Sreesanth and Brendon McCullum

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Holyfield meets the President

Holyfield meets the President

🕔15:52, 30.Jan 2012

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is seen here inspecting the ear of former world boxing champion Evander Holyfield when the latter called on the President today. Boxer Mike Tyson bit Holyfield’s ear during a match in 1997. Holyfield is in

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Sanga maintains top Test ranking

Sanga maintains top Test ranking

🕔17:56, 29.Jan 2012

Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara continues to maintain his number one position in the latest ICC Test rankings for batsmen. Sangakkara heads the rankings for this week with 850 points followed by South Africa’s Jacques Kallis who has 846

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